Prices are in NZD
Find flights
Airlines
FAQs

Cheap flights from South Island to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from $1,623

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 18/8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
CHC — CMB
29 May — 5 Jun1
1 adult
Wed 29/5
Wed 5/6

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 58 days in advance to save up to 32% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 58 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from South Island to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,703, or $1,921 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Island to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

February can be a great time to fly to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from South Island with a flight ticket averaging about $1,917. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $1,510. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Island to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (EDG - CMB)?

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

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from South Island to Colombo

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qantas Airways for the route between South Island and Colombo. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 123,457 searches. Data last updated 24 May 2024.
Take a peek at the cheapest Qantas Airways flights we've detected travelling from South Island to Colombo. Deals update often to give you more flight options matching your criteria
Sun 18/806:25CHC - CMB
2 stops45h 35mQantas Airways
Sat 24/801:10CMB - CHC
2 stops40h 15mQantas Airways
Deal found 23/5$1,824
Thu 27/606:25CHC - CMB
2 stops23h 40mQantas Airways
Sat 20/712:50CMB - CHC
2 stops28h 45mQantas Airways
Deal found 23/5$2,700
Tue 25/606:25CHC - CMB
2 stops23h 40mQantas Airways
Sat 20/712:50CMB - CHC
2 stops28h 45mQantas Airways
Deal found 23/5$2,775
Thu 27/606:05CHC - CMB
2 stops24h 00mQantas Airways
Wed 17/712:15CMB - CHC
2 stops20h 05mQantas Airways
Deal found 23/5$2,799
Tue 25/606:05CHC - CMB
2 stops24h 00mQantas Airways
Tue 16/712:15CMB - CHC
2 stops29h 20mQantas Airways
Deal found 23/5$2,875
Sat 29/606:25CHC - CMB
2 stops23h 40mQantas Airways
Sun 21/712:15CMB - CHC
2 stops20h 40mQantas Airways
Deal found 23/5$2,925
Sat 29/606:05CHC - CMB
2 stops24h 00mQantas Airways
Thu 18/712:15CMB - CHC
2 stops29h 20mQantas Airways
Deal found 23/5$3,025
Fri 28/606:25CHC - CMB
2 stops21h 35mQantas Airways
Fri 19/712:15CMB - CHC
2 stops29h 10mQantas Airways
Deal found 23/5$3,365
Sun 23/606:25CHC - CMB
2 stops21h 35mQantas Airways
Fri 19/712:15CMB - CHC
2 stops20h 05mQantas Airways
Deal found 23/5$3,465

Cheap Emirates flights from South Island to Colombo

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Emirates for the route between South Island and Colombo. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 123,457 searches. Data last updated 24 May 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on Emirates flights travelling from South Island to Colombo. Ensure the flight price, dates, time, and airline match your criteria before you book.
Sun 18/816:05CHC - CMB
3 stops36h 35mEmirates
Sat 24/803:05CMB - CHC
2 stops38h 20mEmirates
Deal found 23/5$2,237
Sun 18/806:25CHC - CMB
3 stops46h 15mEmirates
Sat 24/803:05CMB - CHC
3 stops53h 15mEmirates
Deal found 23/5$2,382
Sun 23/616:05CHC - CMB
3 stops36h 35mEmirates
Mon 22/710:05CMB - CHC
2 stops31h 20mEmirates
Deal found 23/5$3,215
Thu 27/615:50CHC - CMB
2 stops36h 50mEmirates
Mon 22/720:35CMB - CHC
3 stops45h 15mEmirates
Deal found 23/5$3,537
Wed 26/616:05CHC - CMB
3 stops36h 35mEmirates
Thu 18/703:05CMB - CHC
2 stops38h 45mEmirates
Deal found 23/5$3,599

Cheap South Island to Colombo flights in May & June 2024

Find cheap flight options from South Island to Colombo specifically for the months of May and June 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 123,457 searches. Prices were last updated on 24 May 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Colombo in 2024 at this time. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Sun 23/606:25CHC - CMB
1 stop22h 30mMultiple Airlines
Mon 22/722:55CMB - CHC
2 stops42h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,829
Sun 23/606:25CHC - CMB
1 stop22h 30mMultiple Airlines
Tue 16/710:40CMB - CHC
2 stops30h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,888
Mon 24/606:25CHC - CMB
1 stop22h 30mMultiple Airlines
Tue 16/710:40CMB - CHC
2 stops30h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,890
Sun 23/606:35CHC - CMB
1 stop22h 50mMultiple Airlines
Wed 17/722:55CMB - CHC
2 stops42h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,913
Fri 28/606:25CHC - CMB
1 stop22h 30mMultiple Airlines
Mon 22/722:55CMB - CHC
2 stops42h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,932
Thu 27/606:25CHC - CMB
1 stop22h 30mMultiple Airlines
Mon 22/722:55CMB - CHC
2 stops42h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,936
Wed 26/606:25CHC - CMB
1 stop22h 30mMultiple Airlines
Mon 22/722:55CMB - CHC
2 stops42h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,937
Fri 28/606:25CHC - CMB
1 stop22h 30mMultiple Airlines
Wed 24/700:25CMB - CHC
1 stop17h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,940
Sun 23/606:25CHC - CMB
1 stop22h 30mMultiple Airlines
Thu 18/722:55CMB - CHC
2 stops41h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,944

South Island to Colombo 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between South Island and Colombo in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 123,457 searches. Data last updated 24 May 2024.
These are some of the best deals we've found on flights to Colombo in 2024 at this time. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Sun 18/806:35CHC - CMB
2 stops21h 50mMultiple Airlines
Sun 25/810:40CMB - CHC
2 stops29h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,623
Sun 18/806:05CHC - CMB
1 stop23h 20mMultiple Airlines
Sat 24/800:20CMB - CHC
1 stop17h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,634
Sun 18/806:25CHC - CMB
2 stops45h 35mQantas Airways
Sat 24/801:10CMB - CHC
2 stops40h 15mQantas Airways
Deal found 23/5$1,824
Sun 23/606:25CHC - CMB
1 stop22h 30mMultiple Airlines
Mon 22/722:55CMB - CHC
2 stops42h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,829
Sun 23/606:25CHC - CMB
1 stop22h 30mMultiple Airlines
Tue 16/710:40CMB - CHC
2 stops30h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,888
Mon 24/606:25CHC - CMB
1 stop22h 30mMultiple Airlines
Tue 16/710:40CMB - CHC
2 stops30h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,890
Sun 23/606:35CHC - CMB
1 stop22h 50mMultiple Airlines
Wed 17/722:55CMB - CHC
2 stops42h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,913
Fri 28/606:25CHC - CMB
1 stop22h 30mMultiple Airlines
Mon 22/722:55CMB - CHC
2 stops42h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,932
Thu 27/606:25CHC - CMB
1 stop22h 30mMultiple Airlines
Mon 22/722:55CMB - CHC
2 stops42h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 23/5$1,936

Find flights from South Island to Colombo within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from South Island to Colombo that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 123,457 searches. Data last updated 24 May 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$1,623 - $3,187

Route

Departure

Return

Price

ChristchurchColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CHC - CMB

CHCCMB

Christchurch

Sun 18/8

2 stops21h 50m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Sun 25/8

2 stops29h 50m

$1,623

ChristchurchColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CHC - CMB

CHCCMB

Christchurch

Sun 18/8

1 stop23h 20m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Sat 24/8

1 stop17h 05m

$1,634

ChristchurchColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CHC - CMB

CHCCMB

Christchurch

Sun 18/8

2 stops45h 35m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Sat 24/8

2 stops40h 15m

$1,824

ChristchurchColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CHC - CMB

CHCCMB

Christchurch

Sun 23/6

1 stop22h 30m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Mon 22/7

2 stops42h 40m

$1,829

ChristchurchColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CHC - CMB

CHCCMB

Christchurch

Sun 23/6

1 stop22h 30m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Tue 16/7

2 stops30h 55m

$1,888

ChristchurchColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CHC - CMB

CHCCMB

Christchurch

Sun 18/8

2 stops20h 05m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Sat 24/8

1 stop26h 10m

$2,017

ChristchurchColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CHC - CMB

CHCCMB

Christchurch

Sun 18/8

3 stops36h 35m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Sat 24/8

2 stops38h 20m

$2,237

ChristchurchColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CHC - CMB

CHCCMB

Christchurch

Sun 23/6

2 stops32h 20m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Sun 21/7

2 stops49h 30m

$2,891

ChristchurchColombo Bandaranaike Intl

CHC - CMB

CHCCMB

Christchurch

Fri 28/6

2 stops23h 55m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Wed 24/7

2 stops24h 05m

$3,187

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 23/5

No data available for this route at this time. Please check back soon.

Best time to book a flight from South Island to Colombo

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Colombo from South Island with our price prediction graph.
Estimated return price
Rates are based on past data. Find the cheapest month and day to book your flight based on your travel requirements, then search for cheap deals.

Reviews of airlines servicing Colombo

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Colombo. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Colombo. Reviews last updated 24 May 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from South Island to Colombo, such as Qantas Airways, Emirates and Etihad Airways. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
618 reviews

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

8.3
Very Good
618 reviews
8.3
Very Good
618 reviews

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

8.2
Very Good
1,433 reviews
8.3
Very Good
618 reviews

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

8.1
Very Good
3,934 reviews
8.3
Very Good
618 reviews

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

7.7
Good
956 reviews
8.3
Very Good
618 reviews

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

7.3
Good
1,352 reviews
8.3
Very Good
618 reviews

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

7.9

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

Terrible. Boarding pass priority boarding. Got no service, no food which looked yucky, why seat people in first class then treat them low class?

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from South Island to Colombo. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • Can I find flights from South Island to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,700 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,623, but on average you can expect to pay $1,916.

  • What does CHC to CMB mean?

    CHC and CMB are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. CHC to CMB refers to a flight route from Christchurch Airport to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. Queenstown Intl Airport (ZQN), Dunedin Airport (DUD), Nelson Airport (NSN), Blenheim Airport (BHE), Invercargill Airport (IVC) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

  • Can I find deals for flights from South Island to Colombo that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your South Island to Colombo flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from South Island to Colombo with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter South Island to Colombo flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from South Island to Colombo that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on South Island to Colombo flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from South Island to Colombo?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from South Island to Colombo.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from South Island to Colombo?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from South Island to Colombo by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from South Island to Colombo that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from South Island to Colombo offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from South Island to Colombo?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on South Island to Colombo flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the South Island to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport flight deals updated?

    The South Island to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 23/5.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from South Island to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

  • When is the best time to book a flight from South Island to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

    Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from South Island to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (average of $960). Flying from South Island to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,529). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

See more FAQs

Browse thousands of different options on Cheapflights for your next trip

Toggle through the tabs below to find thousands of options on Cheapflights for your next trip.

Alternative routes for South Island to Colombo
See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 5 airlines flying from South Island to Colombo

Discover the top 5 airlines that operate flights from South Island to Colombo. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 123,457 searches. Data last updated 24 May 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Air New ZealandCheapest$1,242Average$2,062FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
Search Air New Zealand flights
Singapore AirlinesCheapest$1,434Average$2,029FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%
Search Singapore Airlines flights
Qantas AirwaysCheapest$1,498Average$2,252FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
Search Qantas Airways flights
EmiratesCheapest$1,752Average$2,323FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
Search Emirates flights
Etihad AirwaysCheapest$1,898Average$2,325FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
Search Etihad Airways flights

Search flights from South Island to Colombo by cabin class

Find flights from South Island to Colombo, based on your preferred cabin class, be it economy, premium economy, business, or first class.

Fly with Cheapflights

Find the best flight deals on Cheapflights, where travellers can enjoy low prices and a wide availability of flights to their desired destinations.

How does Cheapflights help users find flights from South Island to Colombo?

Cheapflights helps you search for flights from South Island to Colombo via 900+ travel sites so you don’t have to. After performing a flight search, users can also filter their flight selection by filtering for price, number of stops, airlines, and so on.

Why should you use Cheapflights to find cheap flight tickets from South Island to Colombo?

Cheapflights helps you find that perfect flight to Colombo from South Island by searching from hundreds of airlines and agencies you know and love. We are also free to use, in case you were wondering!

Can Cheapflights find flights from South Island to Colombo with no change fees?

Need flexible booking options for your flight to Colombo from South Island? Don’t worry, Cheapflights have you covered. Use our search filter to only show flights with no change fees.

Can Cheapflights notify me if prices for flights from South Island to Colombo become cheaper?

Yes, and it’s super simple to set up. Click the bell icon next to the flight deals above and provide a valid email address to enable Price Alerts. That’s it!

100% Free
Cheapflights is completely free to use, so you can start saving the moment you arrive.
Book with Flexibility
Our users can plan ahead with confidence and find flights with no change fees
Travel Smart
Millions of people come to us for their flight needs every year. We help make travel planning easy by providing useful insights and data-driven graphs that can inform your decisions.