Selected fares from Washington DC to Colombo
|WAS||CMB||Mon, Nov 9 - Thu, Nov 26||$885|
|WAS||CMB||Mon, Nov 9 - Thu, Nov 26||$1,008|
|WAS||CMB||Wed, Aug 26 - Tue, Sep 8||$1,021|
|WAS||CMB||Thu, Nov 26 - Wed, Dec 23||$1,177|
|WAS||CMB||Thu, Nov 26 - Wed, Dec 23||$1,270|
|WAS||CMB||Mon, Nov 9 - Thu, Nov 26||$1,559|
|WAS||CMB||Mon, Nov 9 - Thu, Nov 26||$1,615|
|WAS||CMB||Thu, Nov 26 - Wed, Dec 23||$1,681|
|WAS||CMB||Mon, Nov 9 - Thu, Nov 26||$2,035|
|WAS||CMB||Tue, May 5 - Thu, Jun 4||$2,061|
Washington DC and Colombo airports and terminals
Airports in Washington DC DC, US
Reagan National Airport (DCA)
Distance from City Center: 3 miles
Dulles Airport (IAD)
Distance from City Center: 22.3 miles
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Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Washington DC to Colombo
|Leave Sat, Jun 6||Washington DC (IAD)||Colombo (CMB)||Turkish Airlines||
|Return Tue, Jul 21||Colombo (CMB)||Washington DC (IAD)||Turkish Airlines|
Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Washington DC to Colombo
|Leave Wed, Jul 29||Washington DC (IAD)||Colombo (CMB)||Turkish Airlines||
|Return Wed, Aug 26||Colombo (CMB)||Washington DC (IAD)||Turkish Airlines|
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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.
Flight schedule for flights from Washington DC to Colombo on Mon, May 4, 2015
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|American Airlines/Cathay Pacific||AA137/CX703||DCA||7:15 AM||CMB||12:45 AM||738/333||32hr 0min|
|US Airways/Cathay Pacific||US137/CX703||DCA||7:15 AM||CMB||12:45 AM||738/333||32hr 0min|
|American Airlines/American Airlines||AA7970/AA7987||IAD||9:05 PM||CMB||3:05 AM||777/777||20hr 30min|
|American Airlines/S7 Airlines||AA7970/S74741||IAD||9:05 PM||CMB||3:05 AM||777/77W||20hr 30min|
|Qatar Airways/S7 Airlines||QR708/S74741||IAD||9:05 PM||CMB||3:05 AM||77W/77W||20hr 30min|
|American Airlines/SriLankan Airlines||AA9072/UL2266||IAD||10:30 PM||CMB||3:30 AM||789/320||19hr 30min|
|Etihad Airways/SriLankan Airlines||EY130/UL2266||IAD||10:30 PM||CMB||3:30 AM||789/320||19hr 30min|
|SriLankan Airlines/SriLankan Airlines||UL2630/UL2266||IAD||10:30 PM||CMB||3:30 AM||789/320||19hr 30min|
|American Airlines/American Airlines||AA9072/AA9088||IAD||10:30 PM||CMB||3:40 AM||789/320||19hr 40min|
|American Airlines/Alitalia||AA9072/AZ5746||IAD||10:30 PM||CMB||3:40 AM||789/320||19hr 40min|
|American Airlines/Etihad Airways||AA9072/EY266||IAD||10:30 PM||CMB||3:40 AM||789/320||19hr 40min|
|Etihad Airways/American Airlines||EY130/AA9088||IAD||10:30 PM||CMB||3:40 AM||789/320||19hr 40min|
|Etihad Airways/Alitalia||EY130/AZ5746||IAD||10:30 PM||CMB||3:40 AM||789/320||19hr 40min|
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