Cheap flights from New Delhi to Colombo

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All the information you need to plan the best DEL to CMB flight in 2021: compare New Delhi to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
DEL - CMB
Price
₹ 233 - ₹ 273
CMB
Temperature
27 - 28 °C
CMB
Precipitation
60 - 350 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 9% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop

Round-trip from

₹ 17,417

From New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

One-way from

₹ 9,568

One-way flight from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 30 days in advance, which can save you up to 16% on flights from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 30 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at ₹ 19,809. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from ₹ 21,903.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (DEL - CMB)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport as you normally would.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Flights from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at ₹ 15,997.

Cheap flights from New Delhi to Colombo in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DEL to CMB flights in October, November
16 Nov - 23 Nov
₹ 15,623pp
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
GoFirst
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
GoFirst
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
12 Nov - 19 Nov
₹ 15,698pp
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
GoFirst
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
GoFirst
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
30 Nov - 5 Dec
₹ 15,773pp
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
GoFirst
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
GoFirst
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from New Delhi found for this year
9 Dec - 12 Dec
₹ 14,278pp
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
GoFirst
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
GoFirst
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
9 Dec - 12 Dec
₹ 15,623pp
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
GoFirst
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
GoFirst
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
12 Nov - 19 Nov
₹ 15,698pp
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
GoFirst
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
GoFirst
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

Direct flights to Colombo from New Delhi

Save time with New Delhi to Colombo direct flight deals
9 Dec - 12 Dec
₹ 14,278pp
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
GoFirst
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
GoFirst
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
16 Nov - 23 Nov
₹ 15,623pp
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
GoFirst
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
GoFirst
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
12 Nov - 19 Nov
₹ 15,698pp
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
GoFirst
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
GoFirst
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

Last-minute flights from New Delhi to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from New Delhi, departing today and this week
26 Oct - 2 Nov
₹ 22,276pp
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Air India
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
26 Oct - 31 Oct
₹ 22,575pp
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
26 Oct - 31 Oct
₹ 39,021pp
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Air India
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

One-way flights to Colombo from New Delhi

The cheapest one-way flights from New Delhi to Colombo
01:40 - 05:20
Vistara
Direct
3h 40m
DEL - CMB
Vistara
₹ 9,568
Travelgenio
08:15 - 11:45
GoFirst
Direct
3h 30m
DEL - CMB
GoFirst
₹ 10,017
Kiwi.com
09:00 - 07:50
IndiGo
2 stops
22h 50m
DEL - CMB
IndiGo
₹ 10,615
Gotogate

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Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">New Delhi</span> to <span class="emphasized">Colombo</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From New Delhi to Colombo

What airport do you fly from for flights from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl?

For a flight from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, you will be flying from Indira Gandhi Intl. New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl (DEL) is just 12.5 km from the centre of the city. Indira Gandhi Intl is the only New Delhi airport and it handles 1 outbound flight to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl per day. 5 airlines have flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are SriLankan Airlines, Air India, and IndiGo. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under ₹ 14,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under ₹ 14,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on GoFirst for just ₹ 14,278, but on average you can expect to pay ₹ 16,446.

Are there direct flights from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under ₹ 14,300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport under ₹ 14,300. A good price for a direct flight from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is less than ₹ 16,595.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under ₹ 22,300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than ₹ 22,300.

What days are direct flights available from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday.

How many flights depart from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport on average per day?

On average 5 flights depart from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport per day.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 20% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 40% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 40% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Departing from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport will take you 3h 30m. The distance between New Delhi and Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is about 2409 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport return?

Currently priced at ₹ 14,278, GoFirst will fly you from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport and back. In addition to GoFirst, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from SpiceJet and Air India - these airlines can fly you to your destination from ₹ 14,427 and ₹ 17,791, respectively. GoFirst is priced at 22% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is IndiGo, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as ₹ 6,055. However, be on the lookout for offers from GoFirst and Vistara, as they are both options that can get you from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for a low price.

What are the most reliable airlines from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Before booking your flight to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from New Delhi, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Japan Airlines (100%), SriLankan Airlines (56%), Alitalia( 50%).

What are the cheapest flights from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for ₹ 7,939. While the most popular route (New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl) can be booked for ₹ 15,623 on average our data indicates ₹ 26,547 when flying from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

The most popular airlines flying from New Delhi to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport are IndiGo, Jet Airways and Air India. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Colombo, Sri Lanka

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Colombo from New Delhi?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl to Colombo

Most visitors from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Colombo.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Colombo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Colombo.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before arriving in Sri Lanka.


Do I need a test to fly back to New Delhi from Colombo?

Returning to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl from Colombo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Colombo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Colombo are not required to quarantine after entering New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl.

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Destination information for Colombo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Delhi to Colombo.
Today's exchange rate
₹ 1 = Rs 2.67
Flight duration from DEL to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
3h 35m
Average temperature for October in Colombo
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Colombo
303.0 mm

Airports servicing New Delhi

Airports servicing Colombo

Top 5 airlines flying from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Delhi to Colombo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
IndiGo
₹ 11,608 ₹ 17,615 No cancel fee 80%
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Air India
₹ 13,266 ₹ 20,823 No cancel fee N/A
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SriLankan Airlines
₹ 14,188 ₹ 20,351 No cancel fee 68%
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SpiceJet
₹ 15,644 ₹ 18,356 No cancel fee 65%
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Jet Airways
₹ 17,727 ₹ 18,900 No cancel fee 74%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Jet Airways. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hourly flight availability from New Delhi to Colombo

See what time of day planes typically take off from New Delhi towards Colombo.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 63% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 27% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 10% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New Delhi to Colombo
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New Delhi to Colombo.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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