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The best prices from Dubai International to Colombo are usually found in October or September, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Dubai International (DXB) to Colombo (CMB)

DXB - CMB
Price
AED 1,142 - AED 1,594
CMB
Temperature
30 - 33 °C
CMB
Rainfall
34 - 303 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop

Round-trip from

AED 1,142

From Dubai International to Colombo

One-way from

AED 676

One-way flight from Dubai International to Colombo

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Dubai International to Colombo?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 6% on the overall cost on flights from Dubai International to Colombo.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Dubai International to Colombo?

Find a great deal and save up to 2% by booking at least 56 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Dubai International to Colombo within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at AED 1,190.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Dubai International to Colombo?

October is one of the best times of the year to fly to Colombo from Dubai International. Prices for October average AED 1,257 per person but you can even find prices for as low as AED 1,065. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a October flight can save you 26% on your journey compared to booking in October

When is the cheapest time to fly from Dubai International to Colombo (DXB - CMB)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Dubai International to Colombo is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 4% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Dubai International to Colombo in January, February 2021

The best prices found for DXB to CMB flights in January, February
13 Feb - 24 Feb
AED 1,436pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
13 Feb - 12 Mar
AED 1,447pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
10 Feb - 21 Feb
AED 1,473pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl

Dubai International to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Dubai International found for this year
22 Sep - 3 Oct
AED 1,212pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
1 Nov - 15 Dec
AED 1,252pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
21 Sep - 2 Oct
AED 1,274pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl

Direct flights to Colombo from Dubai International

Save time with Dubai International to Colombo direct flight deals
8 May - 8 Jun
AED 1,282pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
26 May - 31 May
AED 1,296pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
21 Apr - 9 May
AED 1,326pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Emirates
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl

Last-minute flights from Dubai International to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from Dubai International, departing today and this week
28 Jan - 2 Feb
AED 1,921pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl
28 Jan - 2 Feb
AED 1,935pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
28 Jan - 3 Feb
AED 2,108pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SpiceJet
 
1 STOP
DXB
Dubai Intl

One-way flights to Colombo from Dubai International

The cheapest one-way flights from Dubai International to Colombo
17:00 - 05:25
Gulf Air
2 stops
10h 55m
DXB - CMB
Gulf Air
AED 676
Travelgenio
07:05 - 10:20
Oman Air
1 stop
25h 45m
DXB - CMB
Oman Air
AED 790
20:55 - 20:30
SpiceJet
2 stops
22h 05m
DXB - CMB
SpiceJet
AED 808
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Dubai International to Colombo

Can I find flights from Dubai International to Colombo for under AED 1,469 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dubai International to Colombo for under AED 1,469. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just AED 1,274, but on average you can expect to pay AED 1,337.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Dubai Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Dubai Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Dubai Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Dubai Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. SriLankan Airlines, Emirates, and flydubai are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like SriLankan Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Dubai International to Colombo for under AED 1,469 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Dubai International to Colombo under AED 1,469. A good price for a direct flight from Dubai International to Colombo is less than AED 1,454.

Are there last-minute flights available from Dubai International to Colombo for under AED 2,204?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Dubai International to Colombo within the next 7 days for less than AED 2,204.

What days are direct flights available from Dubai to Colombo?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Friday.

How many flights depart from Dubai International to Colombo on average per day?

1 flight departure from Dubai Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl per day on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Dubai or Colombo?

In Dubai, there will be less rainfall in Dubai compared to Colombo over the next 5 days.

Is Dubai weather warmer or cooler than Colombo?

With an average temperature of 41 °C, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Colombo are colder than in Dubai.

How long does is the flight from Dubai International to Colombo?

For as low as AED 1,282, Emirates can have you in Colombo from Dubai International in 4h 25m. The distance from Dubai International to Colombo is about 3307 km. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Dubai International to Colombo return?

Our cheapest airline available from Dubai International to Colombo is Emirates. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as AED 1,275 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are flydubai and Gulf Air, starting at AED 1,440 and AED 1,444 round-trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Dubai International to Colombo one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Gulf Air, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as AED 640. However, be on the lookout for offers from SpiceJet and Oman Air, as they are both options that can get you from Dubai International to Colombo for a low price.

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Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Dubai International to Colombo
Today's exchange rate
AED 1 = Rs 52.10
Flight duration
4h 49m
Average temperature for January in Colombo
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Colombo
34.0 mm

Airports servicing Dubai

Airports servicing Colombo

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl (CMB)

Top 10 airlines flying from Dubai International to Colombo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Dubai International 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
Salam Air
AED 160 AED 283 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Oman Air
AED 249 AED 329 No cancel fee 76%

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

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Jet Airways
AED 291 AED 338 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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Etihad Airways
AED 288 AED 346 No cancel fee 75%
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flydubai
AED 270 AED 350 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Gulf Air
AED 28 AED 354 No cancel fee 67%
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SriLankan Airlines
AED 147 AED 357 No cancel fee 68%

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

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Air Arabia
AED 251 AED 366 No cancel fee 79%

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

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Emirates
AED 44 AED 373 No cancel fee 75%
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Kuwait Airways
AED 42 AED 374 No cancel fee 64%

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

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Hourly flight availability from Dubai International to Colombo

Morning 6 AM to midday 50% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 23% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 15% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 12% of flight departures
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Dubai International to Colombo
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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