Cheap flights to Sri Lanka

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Flights to Sri Lanka in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 4% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 0% potential price drop
Average price₹ 19,613Average for return flights in October 2021
Return from₹ 14,522From New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl to Colombo
One-way from₹ 7,112One-way flight from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl (DEL) to Sri Lanka

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka in October, November 2021

The best prices found for LK1 flights for October, November
25 Nov - 30 Nov
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
₹ 16,918

GoFirst

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Deal found 22/10/21

25 Nov - 30 Nov
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

11h 35m
₹ 17,517

GoFirst

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Deal found 22/10/21

9 Nov - 13 Nov
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

3h 40m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

Nonstop

3h 40m
₹ 17,816

Air India

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Deal found 24/10/21

Sri Lanka 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka found for this year
19 Dec - 31 Dec
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
₹ 15,720

GoFirst

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Deal found 23/10/21

14 Dec - 24 Dec
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
₹ 15,795

GoFirst

View Deal

Deal found 25/10/21

19 Dec - 27 Dec
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

3h 30m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

11h 35m
₹ 16,244

GoFirst

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Deal found 25/10/21

Last minute flights to Sri Lanka

Late deals on return flights to Sri Lanka, departing today and this week
3 Nov - 19 Nov
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

3h 40m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

Nonstop

3h 35m
₹ 18,565

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 23/10/21

3 Nov - 1 Dec
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

3h 40m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

Nonstop

3h 35m
₹ 19,164

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 25/10/21

31 Oct - 5 Nov
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

19h 55m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

11h 35m
₹ 19,987

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/10/21

Can I fly to Sri Lanka from India right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from India to Sri Lanka

Most visitors from India need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Sri Lanka.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sri Lanka.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering Sri Lanka.

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


Can I fly back to India from Sri Lanka?

Returning to India from Sri Lanka

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sri Lanka must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to India.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sri Lanka are not required to quarantine after entering India.

Cheapest prices for Sri Lanka flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Sri Lanka found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

₹ 14,522

February

₹ 14,597

March

₹ 14,373

April

₹ 14,897

May

₹ 15,496

June

₹ 15,496

July

₹ 13,849

August

₹ 15,196

September

₹ 13,549

October

₹ 16,169

November

₹ 15,421

December

₹ 15,945

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Sri Lanka is currently September; with October being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Sri Lanka?

Average Sri Lanka flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

DEL - LK1

Price

₹ 13,570 - ₹ 32,687

LK1

Temperature

27 - 28 °C

LK1

Precipitation

60 - 350 mm

Peak season:

You’ll need to assess where you’ll be travelling to in Sri Lanka once you’ve landed in Colombo as the weather and the peak season varies depending on where you go. Generally you’ll find reasonably priced flight tickets between the rainy seasons. The south-west coast is driest between November to April whereas the east coast is best visited between May to September. If you visit the south-west coast then you must pay a visit to the beaches around Hikkaduwa, Mirissa and Unawatuna as they are simply stunning. You’ll need to make sure you secure your flights to Sri Lanka in advance during the peak season as you’ll find the cost of flight tickets increase a lot as the dates approach.

Off season:

You’ll find the cheapest flights to Sri Lanka during the Monsoon season which can be from October time to December or January. It’s still worth planning and booking your flights to Sri Lanka in advance to secure cheaper flight tickets and despite the Monsoon season it can still be very busy in places. Once you’ve decided where in Sri Lanka you’ll be visiting you should do a bit of research on any festivals or events as these will drive the costs up and make cheap flights to Sri Lanka harder to find. On the other hand, they will provide you with amazing memories and experiences.

How long is the flight to Sri Lanka?

Flights from London to Bandaranaike, Sri Lanka: 10 hours 45 minutes.

Flights from Manchester to Bandaranaike, Sri Lanka: 12 hours 30 minutes.

Flights from Birmingham to Bandaranaike, Sri Lanka: 12 hours 55 minutes.

Flights from Glasgow to Bandaranaike, Sri Lanka: 13 hours 55 minutes.

Which airlines operate flights to Sri Lanka?

Sri Lankan and Qatar Airways are the major airlines that provide reasonably cheap flights to Sri Lanka. On occasion you’ll find Emirates and British Airways also offering flight tickets but they aren’t as regular. Deciding which airline to use comes down primarily to the price and your own preference. Emirates and Qatar Airways for example provide very high standards for comfort and service while British Airways offer complimentary food and drinks onboard. Plan ahead and decide which airline offers the cheapest flights to Sri Lanka and then consider other options such as inflight entertainment.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Once your flights to Sri Lanka arrive, you can get an airport shuttle to the main bus terminal. From here you can jump on several different buses depending on where you are going but bus 187 leaves every 30 minutes and goes to Central Colombo. Once you’ve secured your flight tickets to Sri Lanka it’s worth checking which hotels provide airport transfers. Finding one that does will give you less to worry about once you land. Lastly, you can opt for a taxi. Taxis are more expensive than the bus but they are a good option if you don’t want to wait around for a bus to arrive. Make sure you agree on a fee before getting in though to avoid being ripped off.

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Getting around Sri Lanka

  

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