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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 Mon, Mar 16 - Wed, Apr 15 $1,006
WAS CMB Mon, Mar 16 - Wed, Apr 15 $1,008
WAS CMB Mon, Mar 16 - Wed, Apr 15 $1,106
WAS CMB Fri, Apr 17 - Fri, May 8 $1,240
WAS CMB Mon, Mar 16 - Wed, Apr 15 $1,310
WAS CMB Mon, Mar 16 - Wed, Apr 15 $1,436
WAS CMB Mon, Mar 16 - Wed, Apr 15 $1,577

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
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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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Cinnamon Grand Colombo

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The Gateway Hotel Colombo

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January

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Washington DC to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jan 12 Washington DC (IAD) Colombo (CMB) Emirates $1,006
Earn $10.06
Return Mon, Feb 2 Colombo (CMB) Washington DC (IAD) Emirates
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March

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from Washington DC to Colombo

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Mar 16 Washington DC (IAD) Colombo (CMB) Qatar Airways $1,006
Earn $10.06
Return Wed, Apr 15 Colombo (CMB) Washington DC (IAD) Qatar 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.

Flight schedule for flights from Washington DC to Colombo on Sun, Dec 28, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA7970/AA7987 IAD 8:20 PM CMB 2:25 AM 777/777 19hr 35min
American Airlines/Qatar Airways AA7970/QR662 IAD 8:20 PM CMB 2:25 AM 777/77W 19hr 35min
Qatar Airways/Qatar Airways QR708/QR662 IAD 8:20 PM CMB 2:25 AM 77W/77W 19hr 35min
American Airlines/SriLankan Airlines AA9072/UL2266 IAD 9:50 PM CMB 3:35 AM 340/320 19hr 15min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA9072/AA9088 IAD 9:50 PM CMB 3:35 AM 340/320 19hr 15min
American Airlines/Alitalia AA9072/AZ5746 IAD 9:50 PM CMB 3:35 AM 340/320 19hr 15min
American Airlines/Etihad Airways AA9072/EY266 IAD 9:50 PM CMB 3:35 AM 340/320 19hr 15min
Etihad Airways/SriLankan Airlines EY130/UL2266 IAD 9:50 PM CMB 3:35 AM 345/320 19hr 15min
Etihad Airways/American Airlines EY130/AA9088 IAD 9:50 PM CMB 3:35 AM 345/320 19hr 15min
Etihad Airways/Alitalia EY130/AZ5746 IAD 9:50 PM CMB 3:35 AM 345/320 19hr 15min
Etihad Airways/Etihad Airways EY130/EY266 IAD 9:50 PM CMB 3:35 AM 345/320 19hr 15min
SriLankan Airlines/SriLankan Airlines UL2630/UL2266 IAD 10:50 PM CMB 3:35 AM 345/320 18hr 15min
United Airlines/SriLankan Airlines UA976/UL226 IAD 10:15 PM CMB 4:50 AM 777/332 20hr 5min