Flights from London to Colombo

Selected fares from London to Colombo

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
LON CMB Thu, Oct 8 - Thu, Oct 22 $646
LON CMB Tue, Sep 8 - Mon, Sep 14 $648
LON CMB Fri, Sep 18 - Sat, Oct 3 $722
LON CMB Tue, Sep 8 - Mon, Sep 14 $743
LON CMB Fri, Sep 18 - Sat, Oct 3 $760
LON CMB Thu, Sep 3 - Mon, Sep 14 $774
LON CMB Tue, Sep 8 - Mon, Sep 14 $780
LON CMB Thu, Oct 8 - Thu, Oct 22 $796
LON CMB Fri, Sep 18 - Sat, Oct 3 $1,079
LON CMB Thu, Oct 8 - Thu, Oct 22 $1,241
LON CMB Thu, Sep 3 - Mon, Sep 14 $1,307
LON CMB Wed, Aug 12 - Wed, Sep 9 $1,313
LON CMB Mon, Dec 14 - Tue, Jan 12 $1,910
LON CMB Tue, Sep 8 - Mon, Sep 14 $2,016
LON CMB Fri, Feb 12 - Sun, Feb 21 $2,234
LON CMB Sat, Aug 15 - Sat, Aug 22 $5,185
LON CMB Sun, Dec 27 - Sun, Jan 3 $5,200
LON CMB Sat, Aug 15 - Sun, Aug 23 $9,577
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London and Colombo airports and terminals

Airports in London , GB

map of airports in London
  • 1

    London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

    Distance from City Center: 14 miles

  • 2

    Gatwick Airport (LGW)

    Distance from City Center: 25 miles

  • 3

    Stansted Airport (STN)

    Distance from City Center: 30.2 miles

  • 4

    Luton Airport (LTN)

    Distance from City Center: 27.4 miles

  • 5

    London City Airport (LCY)

    Distance from City Center: 7.4 miles

  • 6

    Southend Airport (SEN)

    Distance from City Center: 35.9 miles

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Airports in Colombo , LK

map of airports in Colombo
  • 1

    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

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August

Cheapest weekend flights in August from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Aug 14 London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Jet Airways $1,286
Earn $12.86
Return Sun, Aug 16 Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Jet Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Aug 12 London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Qatar Airways $1,040
Earn $10.40
Return Wed, Sep 9 Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Qatar Airways

Best one-week trip in August from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Aug 15 London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Jet Airways $1,383
Earn $13.83
Return Sat, Aug 22 Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Jet Airways
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September

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 8 London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Air India $648
Earn $6.48
Return Mon, Sep 14 Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Air India

Best one-week trip in September from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Sep 5 London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Air India $732
Earn $7.32
Return Sat, Sep 12 Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Air India
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October

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 8 London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Kuwait Airways $646
Earn $6.46
Return Thu, Oct 22 Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Kuwait Airways
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Traveling from London to Colombo

London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport is the main airport that serves those traveling in and out of the city. You can book low-cost flights from London to any city in the world through Orbitz.com. London Heathrow Airport is the busiest airport in the United Kingdom. It is located west of central London and offers direct and connecting flights to locations throughout the world. The major airlines that service Heathrow Airport include Air Canada, Air France, Air China, American Airlines, Australian Airlines and British Airways. You can book flights on these, and many other airlines that fly out of this airport, on Orbitz.com.

Parking at Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow Airport has long-term and short-term parking lots. Long-term parking is available at Terminal 1, Terminal 3 and Terminal 4 and costs £17.90 per day. Short-term parking is available at every terminal and is free for the first 15 minutes. You are then charged £2.80 per hour. Each parking lot has shuttle services that travelers can use to get to the airport's main entrance.

London Ground Transportation

London has public busses, trams, a light rail service and a heavy rail service. London's transport system serves every area of the city and provides services directly to London Heathrow Airport. There are complimentary shuttle services available that take travelers from bus and rail stops close to the airport right to the ticket gates. There are also taxi services available to travelers as well. If you are flying into London and need transportation, book a rental car in advance on Orbitz.com.

Airport Dining Facilities

There are many places to dine in London Heathrow Airport, including Coffee Republic, The Bridge Bar, The Skylark and Bagel Street. Krispy Kreme, TGI Friday's and Starbucks are also located in the dining area. Always use Orbitz.com to find great sales on flights from London, and arrive to the airport early enough to grab a snack and relax before your trip.

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.

Flight schedule for flights from London to Colombo on Sat, Aug 1, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Qatar Airways/S7 Airlines QR6/S74741 LHR 8:00 AM CMB 3:05 AM 333/77W 14hr 35min
British Airways/American Airlines BA73/AA9088 LHR 9:35 AM CMB 3:40 AM 777/320 13hr 35min
British Airways/Alitalia BA73/AZ5746 LHR 9:35 AM CMB 3:40 AM 777/320 13hr 35min
British Airways/SriLankan Airlines BA73/UL2266 LHR 9:35 AM CMB 3:40 AM 777/320 13hr 35min
British Airways/Etihad Airways BA73/EY266 LHR 9:35 AM CMB 3:40 AM 777/320 13hr 35min
Etihad Airways/American Airlines EY12/AA9088 LHR 9:30 AM CMB 3:40 AM 388/320 13hr 40min
Etihad Airways/Alitalia EY12/AZ5746 LHR 9:30 AM CMB 3:40 AM 388/320 13hr 40min
Etihad Airways/SriLankan Airlines EY12/UL2266 LHR 9:30 AM CMB 3:40 AM 388/320 13hr 40min
Etihad Airways/Etihad Airways EY12/EY266 LHR 9:30 AM CMB 3:40 AM 388/320 13hr 40min
SAS Scandinavian Airlines/American Airlines SK8212/AA9088 LHR 9:30 AM CMB 3:40 AM 388/320 13hr 40min
SAS Scandinavian Airlines/Alitalia SK8212/AZ5746 LHR 9:30 AM CMB 3:40 AM 388/320 13hr 40min
SAS Scandinavian Airlines/SriLankan Airlines SK8212/UL2266 LHR 9:30 AM CMB 3:40 AM 388/320 13hr 40min
SAS Scandinavian Airlines/Etihad Airways SK8212/EY266 LHR 9:30 AM CMB 3:40 AM 388/320 13hr 40min