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Washington DC to Colombo Flights

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Selected fares from Washington DC to Colombo

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
WAS CMB Tue, Sep 9 - Wed, Sep 24 $966
WAS CMB Thu, Sep 11 - Mon, Sep 29 $968
WAS CMB Tue, Sep 9 - Wed, Sep 24 $1,324
WAS CMB Sat, Oct 4 - Sat, Nov 1 $1,433
WAS CMB Sat, Nov 15 - Fri, Nov 28 $1,472
WAS CMB Wed, Dec 24 - Fri, Jan 23 $1,887
WAS CMB Sat, Nov 15 - Fri, Nov 28 $2,026
WAS CMB Sat, Nov 15 - Fri, Nov 28 $2,863

Washington DC and Colombo airports and terminals

Airports in Washington DC DC, US
map of airports in Washington DC
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    Reagan National Airport (DCA)

    Distance from City Center: 3 miles

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    Dulles Airport (IAD)

    Distance from City Center: 22.3 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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Cheap flights from Washington DC 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 Washington DC to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sun, Aug 31 Washington DC (IAD) Colombo (CMB) Qatar Airways $966
Earn $9.66
Return Mon, Sep 15 Colombo (CMB) Washington DC (IAD) Qatar Airways
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September

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from Washington DC to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Sep 9 Washington DC (IAD) Colombo (CMB) Qatar Airways $966
Earn $9.66
Return Wed, Sep 24 Colombo (CMB) Washington DC (IAD) Qatar Airways
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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from Washington DC to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 16 Washington DC (IAD) Colombo (CMB) Etihad Airways $968
Earn $9.68
Return Mon, Oct 20 Colombo (CMB) Washington DC (IAD) Etihad Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from Washington DC to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Oct 16 Washington DC (IAD) Colombo (CMB) Etihad Airways $968
Earn $9.68
Return Mon, Oct 20 Colombo (CMB) Washington DC (IAD) Etihad Airways
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Book Your Flight from Washington DC to Colombo

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

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.