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Dubai (DXB) to Colombo (CMB)

All the information you need to plan the best DXB to CMB flight in 2021: compare Dubai to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
DXB - CMB
Price
AED 311 - AED 434
CMB
Temperature
27 - 28 °C
CMB
Precipitation
60 - 350 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 Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

One-way from

AED 525

One-way flight from Dubai 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 Dubai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 56 days in advance to save up to 2% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 56 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Dubai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as AED 1,190, or AED 1,194 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. Flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from Dubai in October are about AED 1,257 on average during October, but can be found for as low as AED 1,065.

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

When flying from Dubai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Dubai to Colombo in October, November 2021

The best prices found for DXB to CMB flights in October, November
27 Oct - 27 Nov
AED 1,065pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
22 Nov - 29 Nov
AED 1,076pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
28 Nov - 4 Dec
AED 1,087pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl

Dubai Intl to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Dubai found for this year
27 Oct - 27 Nov
AED 1,065pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
22 Nov - 29 Nov
AED 1,076pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
28 Nov - 4 Dec
AED 1,087pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl

Direct flights to Colombo from Dubai

Save time with Dubai to Colombo direct flight deals
30 Dec - 8 Jan
AED 1,462pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
27 Jan - 31 Jan
AED 1,484pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl
28 Nov - 4 Dec
AED 1,487pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
DXB
Dubai Intl

Last-minute flights from Dubai to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from Dubai, departing today and this week
2 Nov - 9 Nov
AED 1,065pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
2 Nov - 13 Dec
AED 1,102pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl
1 Nov - 11 Nov
AED 1,105pp
DXB
Dubai Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Gulf Air
   
2 STOPS
DXB
Dubai Intl

One-way flights to Colombo from Dubai

The cheapest one-way flights from Dubai to Colombo
01:05 - 09:40
Oman Air
1 stop
7h 05m
DXB - CMB
Oman Air
AED 525
trip.ae
13:20 - 10:40
Oman Air
1 stop
19h 50m
DXB - CMB
Oman Air
AED 529
Gotogate
02:05 - 10:40
Oman Air
1 stop
7h 05m
DXB - CMB
Oman Air
AED 544
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Dubai to Colombo

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

For a flight from Dubai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, you will be flying from Dubai Intl. Dubai Intl (DXB) is just 10.9 km from the centre of the city. Dubai Intl is the only Dubai airport and it handles 2 outbound flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl per day. 10 airlines have flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from Dubai Intl on a regular basis.

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.

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.

Can I find flights from Dubai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under AED 1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Dubai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under AED 1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Gulf Air for just AED 1,065, but on average you can expect to pay AED 1,120.

Are there direct flights from Dubai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under AED 1,500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Dubai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport under AED 1,500. A good price for a direct flight from Dubai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is less than AED 1,531.

Are there last-minute flights available from Dubai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under AED 1,100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Dubai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than AED 1,100.

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

You can find direct flights on the following days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.

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

On average 5 flights depart from Dubai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

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

For as low as AED 1,065, Gulf Air can have you in Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from Dubai in 18h 50m. Airlines will cover a distance of 3307 km. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, Gulf Air (AED 1,065), and Oman Air (AED 1,124) offers the cheapest pricing from Dubai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. Users have found that Gulf Air is 15% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

Looking for the cheapest flight from Dubai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport? While on average our users pay AED 1,438, our data indicates the cheapest price to be AED 59. The most popular route (Dubai Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), is priced around AED 1,065.

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

Before booking your flight from Dubai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Jet Airways, Emirates or Etihad Airways.

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

Consider Emirates (94%), Air Mauritius (92%) or SriLankan Airlines (70%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Dubai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Colombo from Dubai?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Dubai Intl to Colombo

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Dubai 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 Dubai from Colombo?

Returning to Dubai Intl from Colombo

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Colombo are not required to quarantine after entering Dubai Intl.

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Destination information for Colombo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Dubai to Colombo.
Today's exchange rate
AED 1 = Rs 54.42
Average temperature for October in Colombo
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Colombo
303.0 mm

Airports servicing Dubai

Airports servicing Colombo

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl (CMB)

Top 10 airlines flying from Dubai Intl to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Dubai 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
Gulf Air
AED 102 AED 1,301 No cancel fee 67%
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Kuwait Airways
AED 154 AED 1,374 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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Emirates
AED 160 AED 1,372 No cancel fee 75%
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SriLankan Airlines
AED 540 AED 1,310 No cancel fee 68%
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Salam Air
AED 587 AED 1,040 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 915 AED 1,207 No cancel fee 76%
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Air Arabia
AED 921 AED 1,343 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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flydubai
AED 991 AED 1,287 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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Etihad Airways
AED 1,057 AED 1,272 No cancel fee 75%
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Jet Airways
AED 1,070 AED 1,242 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 Dubai to Colombo

See what time of day planes typically take off from Dubai towards Colombo.
Morning 6 AM to midday 56% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 24% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 12% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 8% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Dubai to Colombo
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Dubai to Colombo.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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