Why BA?

Fly with British Airways and enjoy award-winning service, excellent value for money and no hidden charges:

  • Free seats selection 24hrs in advance
  • Inclusive 23kg checked baggage allowance*
  • Airport, online or mobile check-in
  • Free onboard food and bar service

*Not applicable to hand baggage only fares.

Fly from Colombo to London

Experience London at its best with direct flights from Colombo to London Gatwick. It's a city where history and culture combine to offer an endless array of possibilities; world-class dining, live theatre and boutique shopping are all within your reach. Pair that with attractions like the London Eye, Buckingham Palace and Big Ben and you have a city that specialises in adventurous holidays.

And when you fly direct from Colombo with British Airways, you can touch down in London ready to explore. On the way you'll enjoy award-winning service, complimentary food and drink and a 23kg checked baggage allowance - everything you need for a relaxing journey.

Flight facts from Colombo to London

Flight duration from Colombo to London

Flight duration from Colombo to London

Fly from Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) to London Gatwick (LGW) in 13 hours.

Flying to London with British Airways

Flying to London with British Airways

Fly direct from Columbo to London Gatwick and enjoy free seat selection 24 hours in advance, online, airport or mobile check-in and a 23kg checked baggage allowance as standard, before touching down in London relaxed and raring to go.

Arriving in London from Colombo

Arriving in London from Colombo

Getting to central London couldn't be easier after arriving at London Gatwick Airport. Services such as the Gatwick Express train transports passengers into the heart of central London in just 30 minutes. Taxis and buses outside the terminal can also help visitors get where they're going.

Useful information about London

Useful information about London

Get ready for your stay in London with some useful facts to make your arrival stress-free.

Time Zone: UTC/GMT
Currency: British Pound (£)
Country Code: +44
Local Area Code: 20
Electricity: 230 V, 50 Hz, UK 3 pin plug

Carefully selected hotels in London

Travel classes

London weather

Prepare for the weather before your holiday

Average seasonal temperatures°C/°F
  • Jan
  • Feb
  • 10°Mar
  • 13°Apr
  • 17°May
  • 20°Jun
  • 22°Jul
  • 21°Aug
  • 19°Sep
  • 14°Oct
  • 10°Nov
  • Dec
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
  • 54
  • 40
  • 37
  • 37
  • 46
  • 45
  • 57
  • 59
  • 49
  • 57
  • 64
  • 48
Average daily sunshine (hours)
  • 1
  • 2
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 6
  • 6
  • 5
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1


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