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Colombo to Istanbul Flights

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Selected fares from Colombo to Istanbul

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CMB IST Fri, Mar 20 - Sat, Apr 11 $623
CMB IST Fri, Mar 20 - Sat, Apr 11 $641
CMB IST Fri, Mar 20 - Sat, Apr 11 $784
CMB IST Fri, Mar 20 - Sat, Apr 11 $884
CMB IST Fri, Mar 20 - Sat, Apr 11 $1,058
CMB IST Fri, Mar 20 - Sat, Apr 11 $1,612
CMB IST Fri, Mar 20 - Sat, Apr 11 $2,153
CMB IST Fri, Mar 20 - Sat, Apr 11 $3,320
CMB IST Fri, Mar 20 - Sat, Apr 11 $9,184

Colombo and Istanbul airports and terminals

Airports in Colombo , LK
map of airports in Colombo
  • 1

    Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte Airport (DWO)

    Distance from City Center: 4.5 miles

  • 2

    Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)

    Distance from City Center: 17.3 miles

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Airports in Istanbul , TR
map of airports in Istanbul
  • 1

    Ataturk airport (IST)

    Distance from City Center: 8.6 miles

  • 2

    Sabiha Gokcen Airport (SAW)

    Distance from City Center: 19 miles

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Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Colombo to Istanbul

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 20 Colombo (CMB) Istanbul (IST) Emirates $623
Earn $6.23
Return Sat, Apr 11 Istanbul (IST) Colombo (CMB) Emirates
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Flights to Istanbul

Bandaranaike International Airport

The Bandaranaike International Airport is located on Canada Friendship Road, approximately 21 miles from Colombo. Twenty-four airlines serve the airport, including SriLankan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways, Air Asia and China Eastern Airlines. When you use to find flights from Colombo to any destination in the world, it's easy to find great deals. The website searches through flights from all of the available airlines to find you an air ticket that fits your travel needs and budget.

Parking and Transportation

The airport has various parking lots available if you need to leave your car while you travel. The terminal car park costs $2.73 per day, and the remote car park costs $1.82 per day. You can also take a taxi to the airport from Colombo. The city has a fleet of over 600 taxicabs, and cab fare to the airport costs approximately $54.52. Buses also run between the city and the airport throughout the day.

Dining at the Airport

The airport has restaurants located in the departure lobby and the transit lounge. These restaurants serve a variety of international foods. The airport also has a café and bar that serves drinks and alcoholic beverages. When you use to book flights from Colombo, all of your travel arrangements are taken care of before you arrive at the airport. This gives you plenty of time to relax and enjoy a meal before you board your plane.

Istanbul Area Airports offers cheap flights to Istanbul and vacation packages that let you explore this fascinating city, which spans two separate continents. The main airport for the city, Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, is located on the European side of the city, about 24 kilometers from the downtown area. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport is on the Asian side of Istanbul, about 35 kilometers southeast of the city center. Istanbul Atatürk International Airport handles flights from over 70 airlines, including British Airways, United Airlines, Turkish Airlines, and Air France. Sabiha Gokcen International Airport serves over 30 airlines, including Sky Airlines, EasyJet, Turkish Airlines, and SunExpress.

Getting to the Airport

From Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, arriving visitors can opt to take the metro train or sea bus into Istanbul. The Sabiha Gokcen airport shuttle makes regular trips from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport to various points within the city, and it costs 10 euro per person. Visitors can also get into the city from Sabiha Gokcen International Airport via sea bus or public bus. Both airports are also accessible via taxi.

Weather Conditions in Istanbul

In the summer, high temperatures average around 82 degrees Fahrenheit in June and July and drop to lows of around 65 degrees Fahrenheit at night. Rain is uncommon in the summer, although the humidity remains high during the summer months. Winters are often cold and snowy. In January, temperatures average between 37 to 47 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall tend to be mild, and the bargain prices offered during these seasons make them ideal for a visit.

Vacationing in Istanbul

Take in a bit of history with a visit to Topkapi Palace, the Grand Bazaar, or one of the many Ottoman mosques scattered throughout the city. Archaeology museums are another popular attraction, or you can get tickets for a cruise on the Bosphorus to get a view of the city from the water. Once you know the sights you want to see in Turkey, check out for cheap flights to Istanbul at any time of the year.

Flight schedule for flights from Colombo to Istanbul on Sat, Dec 27, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
SriLankan Airlines/Turkish Airlines UL265/TK141 CMB 6:15 PM IST 4:25 AM 343/321 13hr 40min
Emirates/Turkish Airlines EK653/TK731 CMB 8:35 PM IST 5:30 AM 773/330 12hr 25min
Turkish Airlines TK731 CMB 9:20 PM IST 5:30 AM 330 11hr 40min
SriLankan Airlines/Turkish Airlines UL109/TK731 CMB 8:30 PM IST 5:30 AM 320/330 12hr 30min
Oman Air/Turkish Airlines WY5103/TK731 CMB 6:40 PM IST 5:30 AM 343/330 14hr 20min
Oman Air/Turkish Airlines WY5109/TK731 CMB 8:30 PM IST 5:30 AM 343/330 12hr 30min
Emirates/Turkish Airlines EK653/TK761 CMB 8:35 PM IST 6:30 AM 773/332 13hr 25min
Air India/Air India AI6041/AI6075 CMB 11:45 PM IST 10:40 AM 320/330 14hr 25min
Air India/Turkish Airlines AI6041/TK721 CMB 11:45 PM IST 10:40 AM 320/77W 14hr 25min
SriLankan Airlines/Air India UL141/AI6075 CMB 11:40 PM IST 10:40 AM 320/330 14hr 30min
SriLankan Airlines/Turkish Airlines UL141/TK721 CMB 11:40 PM IST 10:40 AM 320/77W 14hr 30min
Emirates/Turkish Airlines EK349/TK763 CMB 2:55 AM IST 11:30 AM 77W/77W 12hr 5min
American Airlines/Etihad Airways AA9089/EY97 CMB 4:35 AM IST 12:50 PM 320/333 11hr 45min