Why BA?

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

  • Seat selection available online 24hrs in advance
  • Inclusive 23kg checked baggage allowance
  • Airport, online or mobile check-in
  • Complimentary onboard food and bar service
  • Enjoy the latest movies, TV, and music on your personal seatback screen
  • Earn Avios points when you fly to spend on reward flights

Book flights to Sri Lanka

Escape to a world of blissful delight with endless beaches, breath-taking scenery, and flavoursome aromatic cuisine. Sri Lanka awaits with its truly outstanding cultural and historic beauty.

From the spectacular Sigiriya Rock Fortress to ancient Buddhist Temples of Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka offers a rich array of treasures to discover. If wildlife is more your thing explore the countries nine national parks and maybe catch a glimpse of the elusive leopard or Sri Lankan elephant.

Flight facts

Flight duration from London to Colombo

Flight duration from London to Colombo

The approximate flight time from London Gatwick (LGW) to Colombo (CMB) is 12 hours 35 minutes via Male.

Flight frequency

Flight frequency

Three times per week from London Gatwick North Terminal (LGW) to Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB).

Transport links from the airport to the city

Transport links from the airport to the city

Colombo Airport is located 35km north from the city centre. Passengers are advised to arrange transport to and from the airport in advance if possible as local transport options are limited although taxis are available. New rail and road links are under construction.

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