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Melbourne to Colombo Flights

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Selected fares from Melbourne to Colombo

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
MEL CMB Tue, Jul 29 - Thu, Aug 21 $955
MEL CMB Tue, Jul 29 - Thu, Aug 21 $1,014
MEL CMB Tue, Jul 29 - Thu, Aug 21 $1,108
MEL CMB Tue, Jul 29 - Thu, Aug 21 $1,516
MEL CMB Tue, Jul 29 - Thu, Aug 21 $1,545
MEL CMB Tue, Jul 29 - Thu, Aug 21 $1,549
MEL CMB Tue, Jul 29 - Thu, Aug 21 $2,038
MEL CMB Tue, Jul 29 - Thu, Aug 21 $2,877
MEL CMB Tue, Jul 29 - Thu, Aug 21 $7,402
MEL CMB Tue, Jul 29 - Thu, Aug 21 $9,337

Melbourne and Colombo airports and terminals

Airports in Melbourne VI, AU
map of airports in Melbourne
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    Melbourne Airport (MEL)

    Distance from City Center: 12.3 miles

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    Avalon (AVV)

    Distance from City Center: 31.1 miles

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    Geelong Airport (GEX)

    Distance from City Center: 45 miles

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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

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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Colombo

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Featured Colombo Airport Hotels

Hotel only $68

Ramada Katunayake Colombo International Airport

3 stars
2.8 / 5 6 reviews

842 Negombo Road Map

Save 20% on your stay

The Ramada Katunayake is 7 km from the International Airport bordering Colombo Airport Highway.... More

Hotel only $120

Cinnamon Grand Colombo

3 stars
3.8 / 5 4 reviews

77 Galle Rd Map

Just 35 kilometers from the Bandaranaike International Airport -BIA- the luxurious Cinnamon Grand Colombo is located in the heart of Colombo Citys business shopping and entertainment center.... More

Hotel only $135

The Kingsbury

5 stars
3.9 / 5 8 reviews

No. 48 Map

The Kingsbury, a landmark of luxury, is located in the heart of Colombo, at the far end of the famous Galle Face Marine drive alongside the newly developing Colombo Port. The hotel features 229... More

Hotel only $120

The Gateway Hotel Colombo

4 stars
4.0 / 5 8 reviews

234-238 Colombo Negombo Road Map

Rate includes Breakfast

...Minutes away from the Colombo International Airport and the Katunayake Free .... More

August

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from Melbourne to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Aug 12 Melbourne (MEL) Colombo (CMB) SriLankan Airlines $1,054
Earn $10.54
Return Wed, Aug 27 Colombo (CMB) Melbourne (MEL) SriLankan Airlines
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Fly from Melbourne to Colombo

Airports in Melbourne

You're certain to find a bargain on cheap flights from Melbourne when you consult Orbitz.com. The smart and efficient search features on Orbitz.com will give you the results you're looking for. Melbourne has four airports, but the airport in Tullamarine is the primary arrival and departure point for most domestic and international air traffic. Avalon Airport, Moorabbin Airport and Essendon Airport are all much smaller. The main airport is simply called Melbourne Airport and is located about 14 miles outside of the city. It's the second busiest airport in Australia.

Parking at the Airport

Melbourne Airport offers several options for car parking. The facilities include short-term parking, long-term parking, business parking and express parking. A shuttle bus runs between the long-term parking lot and the passenger terminal. With the exception of long-term car parking, all lots include the option for covered spaces.

Transportation to the Airport

SkyBus is Melbourne Airport's shuttle service between downtown Melbourne and the airport. Buses run all day long at 10-minute intervals. A one-way ticket is $17. You can purchase tickets for SkyBus online or at the bus stop. The city of Melbourne also has public transit lines with routes that stop at the terminal. If you're on a tight schedule or just want some quiet time, you can always take a taxi to the drop-off area.

Restaurants at the Airport

Melbourne Airport has a good selection of restaurants, lounges and cafes. You can grab something fast or sit down with fellow travelers at The Fly Bar. When you find cheap flights from Melbourne with Orbitz.com, you'll be able to relax during 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.