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Cheap Flights to Colombo from Melbourne

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Melbourne to Colombo route information

Origin Airport Avalon
Destination Airport Bandaranaike Intl.
Airlines Serving Cathay Pacific, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Qantas Airways, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Thai Airways International, Virgin Australia
Flight Price AU$569
Distance 8,293 km



Cheap MEL to CMB Flights

  • How long does it take to fly from Melbourne to Colombo?

    This flight takes around 10 hours and 40 minutes via SriLankan Airlines. Until we get the kinks worked out of our teleportation machine, this is still the one of the fastest ways to get from Melbourne to Colombo. Don't forget the five hours and 30 minutes time change.
  • What is the cheapest date to fly to Colombo?

    If you are wanting to save some moolah, look at Jan 6th. As of Dec 9th, it's showing the cheapest ticket at $1,094. That is 57% below the average for this route, so you can spend your savings on some souvenirs.
  • How much time do people spend in Colombo?

    The average time spent sightseeing in Colombo by travellers from Melbourne is 19 days.
  • What is the cheapest day of the week to fly from Melbourne to Colombo?

    The cheapest day to fly to Colombo from Melbourne is on Wednesday. So, if you want to save a little money on your next trip look for flights on Wednesday.
  • How long is the flight from MEL to CMB?

    If you're able to take the direct flight (which is offered by SriLankan Airlines), you will be able to leave MEL at 5:25 PM AEDT and get to CMB at 10:35 PM +0530 (10 hours and 40 minutes). Remember, there is a time change of five hours and 30 minutes.
  • How much is a plane ticket to Colombo (CMB) from Melbourne (MEL)?

    Cost can range from $746 to $6,428, prices for MEL to CMB do fluctuate more than the majority of routes from AU. Prices are usually less the further out you book.
  • Do some days of the week have more flight times than others?

    With three total flight time options, Thursday provides the most flexibility from MEL to CMB. However, with only two flight times, Wednesday doesn't offer quite as many options when finding that perfect departure time.

Seeduwa - Katunayake Flights

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