Cheap flights from Wellington to Colombo

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How to find the cheapest flight from Wellington to Colombo

All the information you need to plan the best WLG to CMB flight in 2022: compare Wellington to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.

WLG - CMB

Price

$649 - $1,413

CMB

Temperature

27 - 28 °C

CMB

Precipitation

60 - 350 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop

Average price

$1,687

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$971

From Wellington to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Wellington to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, book at least 58 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 85% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,962 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $2,712.

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

March can be a great time to fly to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from Wellington with a flight ticket averaging about $1,401. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as $938. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wellington to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (WLG - CMB)?

When flying from Wellington to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Wellington to Colombo flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Wellington to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl?

Located just 5.3 km from the city centre, Wellington is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from Wellington. Booking flights from Wellington (WLG) to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from 5 different airlines.

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

Etihad Airways, Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways are the most popular airlines when flying from Wellington to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

Can I fly to Colombo from Wellington right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Wellington to Colombo

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Wellington 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 Wellington 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 Wellington from Colombo?

Returning to Wellington from Colombo

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

Alternative routes for Wellington to Colombo

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Auckland to Colombofrom $1,085 pp

Top 3 airlines flying from Wellington to Colombo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Wellington to Colombo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$1,173
Average$1,521
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
Cheapest$1,568
Average$1,845
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$1,618
Average$2,003
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety