Cheap Flights to Sri Lanka

Touch down in Sri Lanka and experience all that this perfect destination has to offer. Check out our cheap flights and flight deals to this amazing island.

Sri Lanka is known as the Pearl of the Indian Ocean and rightly so. Here you can relax on pristine sandy beaches, get up close to wildlife on land and underwater, sip cups of world-famous tea and gorge yourself on some of the best seafood you’ll ever eat. Bliss. You’ll also find plenty of history and culture to explore, with the unique Sigiriya Fortress in the north, Buddha’s Temple of the Tooth Relic in Kandy and the Anuradhaapura Ruins. To read more about these sites, and the rest of Sri Lanka, check out our Sri Lanka destination guides.

Sri Lanka’s biggest airport is Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA), or Colombo International Airport (CMB), and is located in the country’s capital, Colombo. International flights arrive at Terminal 1, where you’ll find lots of transport heading to the city. There are both ‘local’ taxis and hotel taxis that will get you into the city, with the local taxi being cheaper and not air conditioned. The free airport shuttle will take you to the bus station, where you can catches buses, trains and tuk-tuks. Buses might be the cheapest, but be prepared for a longer, more difficult journey.

You can also fly into Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport (MRIA), also known as the Hambantota International Airport, in the south. However, far fewer airlines operate out of here.

Book your flights to Sri Lanka below and start your adventure on this wonderful island.


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Departure(s) Destination(s)
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Class
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Malaysia Airlines
Perth
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
30 Nov 2014
30 Apr 2014 Economy $854
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Malaysia Airlines
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Darwin
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Sydney
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
30 Nov 2014
30 Apr 2014 Economy $876
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Thai
Perth
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
31 Oct 2014
30 Apr 2014 Economy $1,011
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Singapore Airlines
Darwin
Colombo
22 Apr 2014 -
26 Jun 2014
28 Apr 2014 Economy $1,028
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Singapore Airlines
Darwin
Colombo
25 Jul 2014 -
30 Nov 2014
28 Apr 2014 Economy $1,028
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Thai
Brisbane
Melbourne
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Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
31 Oct 2014
30 Apr 2014 Economy $1,095
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Singapore Airlines
Adelaide
Brisbane
Melbourne
Sydney
Colombo
22 Apr 2014 -
26 Jun 2014
28 Apr 2014 Economy $1,123
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Singapore Airlines
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Colombo
25 Jul 2014 -
30 Nov 2014
28 Apr 2014 Economy $1,123
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Emirates
Melbourne
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
31 May 2014
28 Apr 2014 Economy $1,131
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Emirates
Melbourne
Colombo
24 Aug 2014 -
30 Nov 2014
28 Apr 2014 Economy $1,131
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
Brisbane
Cairns
Melbourne
Perth
Sydney
Colombo
28 Apr 2014 -
26 Jun 2014
24 Jun 2014 Economy $1,248
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
Brisbane
Cairns
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Perth
Sydney
Colombo
14 Jul 2014 -
18 Sep 2014
16 Sep 2014 Economy $1,248
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
Brisbane
Cairns
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Perth
Sydney
Colombo
7 Oct 2014 -
14 Nov 2014
12 Nov 2014 Economy $1,248
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
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Cairns
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Perth
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Colombo
26 Jan 2015 -
15 Feb 2015
13 Feb 2015 Economy $1,248
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Cathay Pacific
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Cairns
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Perth
Sydney
Colombo
22 Feb 2015 -
25 Mar 2015
23 Mar 2015 Economy $1,248
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Virgin Australia
Darwin
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
30 Nov 2014
28 Nov 2014 Economy $1,317
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Virgin Australia
Darwin
Colombo
1 Feb 2015 -
25 Mar 2015
23 Mar 2015 Economy $1,317
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Singapore Airlines
Darwin
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
30 Nov 2014
28 Nov 2014 Economy $1,354
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Virgin Australia
Adelaide
Brisbane
Melbourne
Sydney
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
30 Nov 2014
28 Nov 2014 Economy $1,365
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Virgin Australia
Adelaide
Brisbane
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Colombo
1 Feb 2015 -
25 Mar 2015
23 Mar 2015 Economy $1,365
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Virgin Australia
Perth
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
30 Nov 2014
28 Nov 2014 Economy $1,374
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Virgin Australia
Perth
Colombo
1 Feb 2015 -
25 Mar 2015
23 Mar 2015 Economy $1,374
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
Brisbane
Cairns
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Perth
Sydney
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
27 Apr 2014
25 Apr 2014 Economy $1,400
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Cathay Pacific
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Brisbane
Cairns
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Perth
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Colombo
27 Jun 2014 -
13 Jul 2014
11 Jul 2014 Economy $1,400
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Cathay Pacific
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Brisbane
Cairns
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Perth
Sydney
Colombo
19 Sep 2014 -
6 Oct 2014
4 Oct 2014 Economy $1,400
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
Brisbane
Cairns
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Perth
Sydney
Colombo
15 Nov 2014 -
12 Dec 2014
10 Dec 2014 Economy $1,400
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
Brisbane
Cairns
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Perth
Sydney
Colombo
12 Jan 2015 -
25 Jan 2015
23 Jan 2015 Economy $1,400
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
Brisbane
Cairns
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Perth
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Colombo
16 Feb 2015 -
21 Feb 2015
19 Feb 2015 Economy $1,400
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Singapore Airlines
Adelaide
Brisbane
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Sydney
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
30 Nov 2014
28 Nov 2014 Economy $1,402
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Singapore Airlines
Perth
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
30 Nov 2014
28 Nov 2014 Economy $1,411
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Qantas
Adelaide
Brisbane
Cairns
Darwin
Melbourne
Perth
Sydney
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
30 Nov 2014
28 Nov 2014 Economy $1,427
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Qantas
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Brisbane
Cairns
Darwin
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Perth
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Colombo
16 Jan 2015 -
25 Mar 2015
23 Mar 2015 Economy $1,427
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Emirates
Melbourne
Colombo
1 Jun 2014 -
19 Jun 2014
28 Apr 2014 Economy $1,611
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Emirates
Melbourne
Colombo
24 Jun 2014 -
23 Aug 2014
28 Apr 2014 Economy $1,611
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Emirates
Melbourne
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
31 May 2014
29 May 2014 Economy $1,716
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Emirates
Melbourne
Colombo
24 Aug 2014 -
24 Nov 2014
22 Nov 2014 Economy $1,716
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Virgin Australia
Darwin
Colombo
1 Dec 2014 -
31 Jan 2015
29 Jan 2015 Economy $1,729
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Singapore Airlines
Darwin
Colombo
1 Dec 2014 -
31 Dec 2014
29 Dec 2014 Economy $1,767
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
Brisbane
Cairns
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Perth
Sydney
Colombo
13 Dec 2014 -
11 Jan 2015
9 Jan 2015 Economy $1,804
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Virgin Australia
Adelaide
Brisbane
Melbourne
Sydney
Colombo
1 Dec 2014 -
31 Jan 2015
29 Jan 2015 Economy $1,845
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Virgin Australia
Perth
Colombo
1 Dec 2014 -
31 Jan 2015
29 Jan 2015 Economy $1,854
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Singapore Airlines
Adelaide
Brisbane
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Colombo
1 Dec 2014 -
31 Dec 2014
29 Dec 2014 Economy $1,882
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Singapore Airlines
Perth
Colombo
1 Dec 2014 -
31 Dec 2014
29 Dec 2014 Economy $1,891
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Qantas
Adelaide
Brisbane
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Darwin
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Perth
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Colombo
1 Dec 2014 -
15 Jan 2015
13 Jan 2015 Economy $1,907
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Emirates
Melbourne
Colombo
1 Jun 2014 -
23 Aug 2014
21 Aug 2014 Economy $2,196
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Emirates
Melbourne
Colombo
25 Nov 2014 -
31 Dec 2014
29 Dec 2014 Economy $2,196
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
Brisbane
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Perth
Sydney
Colombo
28 Apr 2014 -
26 Jun 2014
24 Jun 2014 Premium Economy $2,764
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
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Colombo
14 Jul 2014 -
18 Sep 2014
16 Sep 2014 Premium Economy $2,764
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
Brisbane
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Perth
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Colombo
7 Oct 2014 -
14 Nov 2014
12 Nov 2014 Premium Economy $2,764
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
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26 Jan 2015 -
15 Feb 2015
13 Feb 2015 Premium Economy $2,764
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
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Perth
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Colombo
22 Feb 2015 -
25 Mar 2015
23 Mar 2015 Premium Economy $2,764
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Malaysia Airlines
Perth
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
30 Nov 2014
30 Apr 2014 Business $2,864
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Malaysia Airlines
Adelaide
Brisbane
Darwin
Melbourne
Sydney
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
30 Nov 2014
30 Apr 2014 Business $2,886
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
Brisbane
Cairns
Melbourne
Perth
Sydney
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
27 Apr 2014
25 Apr 2014 Premium Economy $3,016
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
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Cairns
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Perth
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Colombo
27 Jun 2014 -
13 Jul 2014
11 Jul 2014 Premium Economy $3,016
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Cathay Pacific
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Perth
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Colombo
19 Sep 2014 -
6 Oct 2014
4 Oct 2014 Premium Economy $3,016
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Cathay Pacific
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Perth
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Colombo
15 Nov 2014 -
12 Dec 2014
10 Dec 2014 Premium Economy $3,016
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
Brisbane
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Perth
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Colombo
12 Jan 2015 -
25 Jan 2015
23 Jan 2015 Premium Economy $3,016
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
Brisbane
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Perth
Sydney
Colombo
16 Feb 2015 -
21 Feb 2015
19 Feb 2015 Premium Economy $3,016
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
Brisbane
Cairns
Melbourne
Perth
Sydney
Colombo
13 Dec 2014 -
11 Jan 2015
9 Jan 2015 Premium Economy $3,521
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Thai
Perth
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
31 Oct 2014
30 Apr 2014 Business $3,907
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Thai
Brisbane
Melbourne
Sydney
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
31 Oct 2014
30 Apr 2014 Business $4,009
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Virgin Australia
Perth
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
25 Mar 2015
23 Mar 2015 Business $5,416
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Singapore Airlines
Perth
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
25 Mar 2015
23 Mar 2015 Business $5,461
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Virgin Australia
Darwin
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
25 Mar 2015
23 Mar 2015 Business $5,467
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Singapore Airlines
Darwin
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
25 Mar 2015
23 Mar 2015 Business $5,512
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Virgin Australia
Adelaide
Brisbane
Melbourne
Sydney
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
25 Mar 2015
23 Mar 2015 Business $6,205
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Cathay Pacific
Adelaide
Brisbane
Cairns
Melbourne
Perth
Sydney
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
25 Mar 2015
23 Mar 2015 Business $6,249
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Singapore Airlines
Adelaide
Brisbane
Melbourne
Sydney
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
25 Mar 2015
23 Mar 2015 Business $6,251
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Emirates
Melbourne
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
31 Dec 2014
29 Dec 2014 Business $8,643
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Emirates
Melbourne
Colombo
19 Apr 2014 -
31 Dec 2014
29 Dec 2014 First $12,829
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