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New Zealand to Colombo (CMB)

All the information you need to plan the best null to CMB flight in 2021: compare New Zealand to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New Zealand to Colombo?

To save up to 35% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 44 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New Zealand to Colombo from $1,512 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,745 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Colombo from New Zealand average $1,272. You can even find prices in March for less than $1,272, as users have found deals to Colombo from as low as $876. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Colombo from New Zealand. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 45%.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to Colombo in April, May 2021

The best prices found for New Zealand to CMB flights in April, May
10 May - 18 May
$1,736pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
10 May - 17 May
$1,742pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
20 Apr - 26 Apr
$1,749pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

New Zealand to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from New Zealand found for this year
17 Nov - 20 Nov
$1,385pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
SriLankan Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
17 Nov - 20 Nov
$1,388pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
SriLankan Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
17 Nov - 20 Nov
$1,438pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from New Zealand, departing today and this week
26 Apr - 3 May
$1,918pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
26 Apr - 3 May
$2,594pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
26 Apr - 2 May
$2,653pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

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Flight FAQs

From New Zealand to Colombo

Can I find flights from New Zealand to Colombo for under $1,813 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Colombo for under $1,813. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just $1,686, but on average you can expect to pay $2,367.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New Zealand to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from New Zealand to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl. Policies will vary by airline.

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.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to Colombo for under $1,674 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from New Zealand to Colombo, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to Colombo for under $1,953?

There are currently 5+ open flights from New Zealand to Colombo within the next 7 days for less than $1,953.

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

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.

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

While some choose either Queenstown Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl or Christchurch - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, Auckland Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl is the most popular route from New Zealand to Colombo.

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to Colombo?

The cheapest flight price from New Zealand to Colombo is $515. On average you can expect to pay $1,909. The most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), can usually be booked for $1,750.

How long does is the flight from New Zealand to Colombo?

Departing from New Zealand to Colombo will take you 29h 50m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from New Zealand to Colombo return?

Currently priced at $1,687, Emirates will fly you from New Zealand to Colombo and back. In addition to Emirates, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Qatar Airways and Singapore Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $1,758 and $2,556, respectively.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Zealand to Colombo.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = Rs 136.34
Average temperature for April in Colombo
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Colombo
174.0 mm

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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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air China
$610 $695 No cancel fee 67%
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Virgin Australia
$631 $719 No cancel fee 80%
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Malaysia Airlines
$612 $824 No cancel fee 67%
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Thai Airways
$405 $838 No cancel fee 77%
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China Southern
$596 $888 No cancel fee 69%

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Cathay Pacific
$761 $912 No cancel fee 72%
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SriLankan Airlines
$707 $920 No cancel fee 68%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by SriLankan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Singapore Airlines
$570 $1,072 No cancel fee 81%
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Qantas Airways
$674 $1,097 No cancel fee 74%
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China Eastern
$884 $1,130 No cancel fee 62%

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