Cheap flights from New Zealand to Colombo

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How far in advance should I book a flight from New Zealand to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Find a great deal and save up to 35% by booking at least 44 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 New Zealand to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,592.

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

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from New Zealand. Prices for March average $1,340 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $922. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 45% on your journey compared to booking in March

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (NZ - CMB)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from New Zealand to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport as you normally would.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to Colombo in January, February 2022

The best prices found for New Zealand to CMB flights in January, February
30 Jan - 5 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

31h 35m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

25h 20m
$1,561

Emirates

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Deal found 16/1/22

22 Feb - 28 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

31h 35m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

25h 35m
$1,589

Emirates

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Deal found 16/1/22

22 Feb - 28 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

38h 05m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

25h 35m
$1,591

Emirates

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Deal found 13/1/22

New Zealand to Colombo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from New Zealand found for this year
18 Apr - 18 May
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

31h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

32h 15m
$1,461

Emirates

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Deal found 15/1/22

13 Mar - 23 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

31h 35m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

42h 20m
$1,486

Emirates

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Deal found 15/1/22

9 Mar - 19 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

29h 40m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

25h 35m
$1,528

Emirates

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Deal found 13/1/22

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from New Zealand, departing today and this week
21 Jan - 28 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

38h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

42h 20m
$1,619

Emirates

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Deal found 14/1/22

21 Jan - 23 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

38h 00m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

32h 00m
$1,696

Emirates

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Deal found 15/1/22

23 Jan - 28 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

31h 35m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

25h 20m
$1,745

Emirates

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Deal found 15/1/22

One-way flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Colombo
3 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

27h 55m
$767

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/1/22

4 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

40h 35m
$820

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/1/22

4 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

27h 25m
$886

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New Zealand to Colombo flights.

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

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

Can I find flights from New Zealand to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just $1,461, but on average you can expect to pay $1,572.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Zealand to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than $1,700.

What are the most popular routes from New Zealand to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Most travellers choose Auckland Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, Christchurch - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl or Hamilton - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl when deciding on the best route from New Zealand to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

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

Consider Air China, Cathay Pacific or China Southern when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from New Zealand to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

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

While on average a flight from New Zealand to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is generally $1,337, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $555. When looking at the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), you can expect to pay $1,461 for that flight.

Can I fly to Colombo from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Colombo

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Colombo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand 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. Each traveler must have their own form filled out.

Health Pass For Public Activity - Travelers are required to present proof of vaccination before checking in to hotels and other public places. The health pass should be presented as valid proof of vaccination.

Health Insurance - Travelers must pay for COVID-19 local travel insurance at USD $12 with coverage of USD $50,000 for up to 1 month.

Fully vaccinated travelers are recommended to have comprehensive travel insurance that will cover health and other expenses related to COVID-19. If traveling with unvaccinated or not-fully vaccinated children, the comprehensive travel insurance should be extended to also cover them.




Can I fly back to New Zealand from Colombo?

Returning to New Zealand from Colombo

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Colombo are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

Departure points for flights from New Zealand to Colombo

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Top 10 airlines flying from New Zealand to Colombo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand to Colombo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Thai Airways
Cheapest$594
Average$1,230
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$837
Average$1,559
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$845
Average$1,774
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$875
Average$1,305
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Air China
Cheapest$896
Average$1,022
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Malaysia Airlines
Cheapest$899
Average$1,211
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$927
Average$1,056
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$990
Average$1,612
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
SriLankan Airlines
Cheapest$1,039
Average$1,351
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$1,118
Average$1,339
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety