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All the information you need to plan the best null to CMB flight in 2021: compare New Zealand to Sri Lanka flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sri Lanka.
What is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Sri Lanka?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Sri Lanka from New Zealand. Users have commonly found prices around $1,492 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,039. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

New Zealand to Sri Lanka 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka from New Zealand found for this year
29 Aug - 27 Nov
$1,503pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
29 Aug - 27 Nov
$1,524pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
29 Aug - 28 Nov
$1,559pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Sri Lanka from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Sri Lanka
13:10 - 04:35
Emirates
2 stops
45h 55m
AKL - CMB
Emirates
$982
Wotif
10:10 - 19:35
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
39h 55m
AKL - CMB
Singapore Airlines
$1,231
Singapore Airlines
20:15 - 18:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
29h 10m
AKL - CMB
Multiple Airlines
$4,698
Mix&Match (NZ)

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Flight FAQs

From New Zealand to Sri Lanka

Can I find flights from New Zealand to Sri Lanka for under $1,516 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Sri Lanka for under $1,516. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just $1,503, but on average you can expect to pay $1,953.

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

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from New Zealand to Sri Lanka include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from New Zealand to Sri Lanka have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from New Zealand to Sri Lanka that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, and Cathay Pacific. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to Sri Lanka for under $1,516 on Cheapflights?

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

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

Air China, Cathay Pacific and China Southern are the most popular airlines when flying from New Zealand to Sri Lanka.

What are the most popular routes from New Zealand to Sri Lanka?

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

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to Sri Lanka?

On average you can expect to pay $1,886 for a flight from New Zealand to Sri Lanka. The cheapest flight overall is $509 while the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl) is currently priced at $1,424.

How long does is the flight from New Zealand to Sri Lanka?

Air New Zealand, Singapore Airlines, and Etihad Airways can get you from New Zealand to Sri Lanka in just under 29h 40m. Your travel time can differ by up to 15m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Emirates, at $1,504, was found to be the cheapest airline from New Zealand to Sri Lanka.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Cathay Pacific and Singapore Airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New Zealand to Sri Lanka one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Emirates, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $888. Check flights for Singapore Airlines, as they currently have the next best price.

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Top 10 airlines flying from New Zealand to Sri Lanka

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand to Sri Lanka 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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SriLankan Airlines
$707 $916 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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Cathay Pacific
$761 $968 No cancel fee 72%
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Singapore Airlines
$570 $1,113 No cancel fee 81%
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China Eastern
$884 $1,130 No cancel fee 62%

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

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Qantas Airways
$674 $1,130 No cancel fee 74%
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