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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 inSeptemberHigh demand for flights, 18% potential price rise
Cheapest inJuneBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average priceRp 6,969,784Average for round-trip flights in September 2021
Round-trip fromRp 9,064,994From Jakarta to Sri Lanka
One-way fromRp 142,531One-way flight from Jakarta to Sri Lanka

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka in September, October 2021

The best prices found for CMB flights for September, October
19 Oct - 9 Nov
Rp 7,055,302pp
CGK
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CGK
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Intl
24 Oct - 9 Nov
Rp 7,539,909pp
CGK
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CGK
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Intl
10 Oct - 31 Oct
Rp 8,893,957pp
CGK
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CGK
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Intl

Sri Lanka 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka found for this year
12 Nov - 18 Nov
Rp 6,470,924pp
CGK
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CGK
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Intl
2 Dec - 4 Dec
Rp 6,499,430pp
CGK
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CGK
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Intl
5 Nov - 9 Nov
Rp 6,613,455pp
CGK
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CGK
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Intl

Last minute flights to Sri Lanka

Late deals on return flights to Sri Lanka, departing today and this week
29 Sep - 6 Oct
Rp 10,319,270pp
CGK
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CGK
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Intl
28 Sep - 4 Oct
Rp 12,385,975pp
CGK
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CGK
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Intl
24 Sep - 30 Sep
Rp 12,998,860pp
CGK
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CGK
Jakarta Soekarno-Hatta Intl

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
Rp 4,803,306
March
Rp 3,606,043
July
Rp 2,978,905
December
Rp 5,416,192
Currently, is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Sri Lanka. Flying to Sri Lanka in December will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Sri Lanka?

Average Colombo flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
JKT - LK1
Price
Rp 2,802,736 - Rp 8,957,241

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.

When is the best time to book a flight to Sri Lanka?

Aim to book your flights to Sri Lanka at least two or three months in advance, although, if you want to find a bargain you should try even earlier than that. Despite the fact that the Monsoon season will offer the cheapest flights to Sri Lanka, it also leaves the island completely soaked so avoid this time if you don’t want to get wet. The peak of summer can also be unbearably hot and humid but on the whole the warmer weather can be enjoyed for most of the season. If you can be flexible with when you travel then you’ll find the cheapest flights to Sri Lanka.

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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