Flights from Dubai to Colombo

Selected fares from Dubai to Colombo

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
DXB CMB Sun, May 17 - Wed, May 20 $283
DXB CMB Mon, Aug 31 - Mon, Sep 21 $286
DXB CMB Thu, May 7 - Sun, May 10 $336
DXB CMB Thu, May 21 - Sat, Jun 20 $349
DXB CMB Mon, Aug 31 - Mon, Sep 21 $360
DXB CMB Sun, May 17 - Wed, May 20 $487
DXB CMB Thu, May 7 - Sun, May 10 $523
DXB CMB Fri, May 29 - Tue, Jun 2 $1,942
DXB CMB Thu, May 7 - Sun, May 10 $3,689
DXB CMB Thu, May 7 - Sun, May 10 $4,578

Dubai and Colombo airports and terminals

Airports in Dubai , AE

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    Dubai International Airport (DXB)

    Distance from City Center: 7.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from DXB to CMB

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 Emirates
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Airports in Colombo , LK

map of airports in Colombo
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    Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte Airport (DWO)

    Distance from City Center: 4.5 miles

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    Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)

    Distance from City Center: 17.3 miles

    Carriers for flights from DXB to CMB

    Carriers
    Emirates
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from Dubai to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jun 4 Dubai (XNB) Colombo (CMB) Etihad Airways $327
Earn $3.27
Return Sun, Jun 7 Colombo (CMB) Dubai (XNB) Etihad Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Dubai to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 2 Dubai (DXB) Colombo (CMB) Kuwait Airways $310
Earn $3.10
Return Fri, Jun 26 Colombo (CMB) Dubai (DXB) Kuwait Airways

Best one-week trip in June from Dubai to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jun 26 Dubai (DXB) Colombo (CMB) Kuwait Airways $326
Earn $3.26
Return Fri, Jul 3 Colombo (CMB) Dubai (DXB) Kuwait Airways
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July

Cheapest weekend flights in July from Dubai to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Jul 16 Dubai (DXB) Colombo (CMB) Kuwait Airways $392
Earn $3.92
Return Mon, Jul 20 Colombo (CMB) Dubai (DXB) Kuwait Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Dubai to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jul 6 Dubai (DXB) Colombo (CMB) Kuwait Airways $310
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Return Mon, Jul 20 Colombo (CMB) Dubai (DXB) Kuwait Airways
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August

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Dubai to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Aug 31 Dubai (DXB) Colombo (CMB) Jet Airways $286
Earn $2.86
Return Mon, Sep 21 Colombo (CMB) Dubai (DXB) Jet Airways
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Finding Flights from Dubai to Colombo

Local Dubai Airports

Dubai International is the main airport in Dubai. It is located on Airport Road in the United Arab Emirates. Also known by airport code DXB, this airport is serviced by Air Algerie, Air Armenia, Air Berlin, and many others. Cheap flights from Dubai can be found on Orbitz.com, so you can book a cheap ticket for your vacation.

Parking at the Airport

The airport offers 24-hour parking in short-term terminals and also offers long-term spaces. You will pay for parking in the local currency, and it is 10 AED for the first 15 minutes of short-term parking in most terminals. Car park B offers free parking for the first 15 minutes. Parking for 24 hours ranges from 140 to 240 AED. Daily rates do not exceed 240 AED. At the moment, 3.67 AED equal $1 in U.S. currency.

Transportation to and from the Airport

Dubai International offers taxis, car rentals, a metro system, and water taxis. Taxis are the most common way to travel. For visitors with an international driving license, car rental companies have cars that you can rent for your visit. The metro system currently runs at 10-minute intervals, so you can quickly get across the city and to the airport. Water taxis allow for travel between Bur Dubai and Deira.

Dubai International Airport Amenities

Dubai International Airport has so many choices of food that it may be hard to decide. Starbucks, McDonald's, Subway, Hatam, Upper Deck Café, and others all have a variety of foods that you can try before or after your flight. Book cheap flights from Dubai on Orbitz.com and make sure you have time to eat before you go.

Bandaranaike International Airport

Colombo is the capital city of Sri Lanka, and it is one of the most popular tourist spots in Southeast Asia. It can be a challenge to locate cheap flights to Colombo, but Orbitz.com offers a specialized search engine that searches a variety of airports at one time to locate the best deals. The Bandaranaike International Airport is located approximately 20 miles from downtown Colombo. Twenty-four airlines service the airport including Air India, China Eastern Airlines, Gulf Air, Singapore Airlines and Tiger Airways.

Transportation from the Airport

Many hotels and tourist locations offer complimentary transportation to and from the airport. Buses and taxis are available at various locations around the city for a flat rate, and the train station is located close to the airport. Fees for the train depend on the destination. Orbitz.com can help travelers find the best deals on car rentals in the area.

Weather in Colombo

Colombo offers warm year-round temperatures. The warmest months of the year are March and April when temperatures are close to 90 degrees. The coolest months are July though November when the average temperatures are in the mid-80s.

Things to Do in Colombo

There is a variety of things to do in Colombo. The Fort in the city dates back to the Portuguese and Dutch periods. It is now home to a variety of shops, offices and tourist spots. The Galle Face Green is the promenade on the sea that is reminiscent to the British era. It is one of the biggest open spaces in Colombo and a popular spot for picnics. The Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara is a famous Buddhist Temple that offers several religious processions throughout the year. Orbitz.com can help visitors locate cheap flights to Colombo and the best deals in travel.

Interesting facts about flights from Dubai to Colombo

    • 3 direct flights are operating from Dubai to Colombo today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 4h 26m.
    • Emirates flight 650 (2:45 AM GMT, Boeing 777-300ER) is today's earliest available flight from Dubai to Colombo.
    • Emirates flight 654 (10:10 AM GMT, Boeing 777-300) is today's latest available flight from Dubai to Colombo.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Dubai to Colombo (Emirates flight 348, Boeing 777-300ER) takes 4h 20m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Dubai to Colombo (Emirates flight 650, Boeing 777-300ER) takes 4h 30m.
    • Flights from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB), Sri Jayawardenapura Kotte Airport (DWO) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Dubai to Colombo on Wed, May 6, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Emirates/S7 Airlines EK849/S74741 DXB 4:55 PM CMB 3:05 AM 332/77W 8hr 40min
Hainan Airlines/SriLankan Airlines HU8827/UL2266 XNB 6:00 PM CMB 3:30 AM BUS/320 8hr 0min
Etihad Airways/Etihad Airways EY5421/EY266 XNB 6:00 PM CMB 3:40 AM BUS/320 8hr 10min
Hainan Airlines/American Airlines HU8827/AA9088 XNB 6:00 PM CMB 3:40 AM BUS/320 8hr 10min
Hainan Airlines/Alitalia HU8827/AZ5746 XNB 6:00 PM CMB 3:40 AM BUS/320 8hr 10min
Hainan Airlines/Etihad Airways HU8827/EY266 XNB 6:00 PM CMB 3:40 AM BUS/320 8hr 10min
Jet Airways/Jet Airways 9W537/9W256 DXB 6:45 PM CMB 5:00 AM 73H/73H 8hr 45min
Emirates/Jet Airways EK7201/9W256 DXB 6:55 PM CMB 5:00 AM 73H/73H 8hr 35min
Emirates/Oman Air EK7251/WY5206 DXB 7:20 PM CMB 5:05 AM E75/320 8hr 15min
Emirates/Oman Air EK7253/WY5206 DXB 8:15 PM CMB 5:05 AM E75/320 7hr 20min
SWISS/Oman Air LX242/WY5206 DXB 9:30 PM CMB 5:05 AM 333/320 6hr 5min
Oman Air/Oman Air WY614/WY5206 DXB 7:20 PM CMB 5:05 AM E75/320 8hr 15min
Oman Air/Oman Air WY624/WY5206 DXB 8:15 PM CMB 5:05 AM 738/320 7hr 20min