Flights from London to Colombo

Selected fares from London to Colombo

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
LON CMB Wed, May 20 - Wed, Jun 10 $596
LON CMB Sat, Jun 13 - Fri, Jul 3 $688
LON CMB Wed, May 20 - Wed, Jun 10 $724
LON CMB Wed, May 20 - Wed, Jun 10 $728
LON CMB Sat, Jun 13 - Fri, Jul 3 $729
LON CMB Sun, Apr 19 - Mon, Apr 27 $750
LON CMB Wed, May 20 - Wed, Jun 10 $793
LON CMB Wed, May 13 - Wed, May 20 $794
LON CMB Wed, Mar 18 - Mon, Apr 6 $884
LON CMB Sat, Jun 13 - Fri, Jul 3 $956
LON CMB Wed, May 13 - Wed, May 20 $1,005
LON CMB Wed, May 13 - Wed, May 20 $1,136
LON CMB Wed, May 20 - Wed, Jun 10 $1,204
LON CMB Mon, Jun 15 - Sun, Jul 5 $1,242
LON CMB Wed, May 13 - Wed, May 20 $1,383
LON CMB Fri, Mar 20 - Thu, Apr 2 $1,502
LON CMB Sat, Mar 28 - Wed, Apr 15 $7,467
LON CMB Sat, Mar 28 - Wed, Apr 15 $7,638

London and Colombo airports and terminals

Airports in London , GB

map of airports in London
  • 1

    Heathrow Airport (LHR)

    Distance from City Center: 14 miles

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    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

  • 2

    Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)

    Distance from City Center: 17.3 miles

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April

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Apr 19 London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Qatar Airways $724
Earn $7.24
Return Mon, Apr 27 Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Qatar Airways
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May

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, May 20 London (LGW) Colombo (CMB) Turkish Airlines $596
Earn $5.96
Return Wed, May 27 Colombo (CMB) London (LGW) Turkish Airlines

Best one-week trip in May from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, May 20 London (LGW) Colombo (CMB) Turkish Airlines $596
Earn $5.96
Return Wed, May 27 Colombo (CMB) London (LGW) Turkish Airlines
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June

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from London to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jun 13 London (LHR) Colombo (CMB) Turkish Airlines $641
Earn $6.41
Return Fri, Jul 3 Colombo (CMB) London (LHR) Turkish Airlines
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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 Fri, Mar 6, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Qatar Airways/Qatar Airways QR6/QR662 LHR 8:00 AM CMB 2:25 AM 346/77W 12hr 55min
British Airways/SriLankan Airlines BA73/UL2266 LHR 9:40 AM CMB 3:35 AM 777/320 12hr 25min
British Airways/American Airlines BA73/AA9088 LHR 9:40 AM CMB 3:35 AM 777/320 12hr 25min
British Airways/Alitalia BA73/AZ5746 LHR 9:40 AM CMB 3:35 AM 777/320 12hr 25min
British Airways/Etihad Airways BA73/EY266 LHR 9:40 AM CMB 3:35 AM 777/320 12hr 25min
Etihad Airways/Etihad Airways EY12/EY266 LHR 9:15 AM CMB 3:35 AM 388/320 12hr 50min
Etihad Airways/American Airlines EY12/AA9088 LHR 9:15 AM CMB 3:35 AM 388/320 12hr 50min
Etihad Airways/Alitalia EY12/AZ5746 LHR 9:15 AM CMB 3:35 AM 388/320 12hr 50min
Etihad Airways/SriLankan Airlines EY12/UL2266 LHR 9:15 AM CMB 3:35 AM 388/320 12hr 50min
Kuwait Airways/Kuwait Airways KU102/KU361 LHR 10:30 AM CMB 4:30 AM 777/AB6 12hr 30min
airberlin/SriLankan Airlines AB5012/UL554 LHR 7:05 AM CMB 4:40 AM 767/332 16hr 5min
airberlin/SriLankan Airlines AB5016/UL554 LHR 8:20 AM CMB 4:40 AM 319/332 14hr 50min
British Airways/SriLankan Airlines BA902/UL554 LHR 7:05 AM CMB 4:40 AM 767/332 16hr 5min