Cheap flights from New Zealand to Sri Lanka

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How far in advance should I book a flight from New Zealand to Sri Lanka?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 44 days in advance to save up to 35% 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 44 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 New Zealand to Sri Lanka 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,514, or $1,747 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Sri Lanka?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Sri Lanka from New Zealand. Users have commonly found prices around $1,274 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $877. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to Sri Lanka (NZ - LK)?

When flying from New Zealand to Sri Lanka, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to Sri Lanka in October, November 2021

The best prices found for New Zealand to Sri Lanka flights in October, November
27 Oct - 3 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

31h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

32h 00m
$1,359

Emirates

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Deal found 26/10/21

26 Oct - 31 Oct
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

31h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

25h 15m
$1,392

Emirates

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Deal found 25/10/21

27 Oct - 2 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

31h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

32h 00m
$1,401

Emirates

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Deal found 25/10/21

New Zealand to Sri Lanka 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka from New Zealand found for this year
27 Oct - 3 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

31h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

32h 00m
$1,359

Emirates

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Deal found 26/10/21

25 Oct - 1 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

31h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

42h 20m
$1,392

Emirates

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Deal found 23/10/21

27 Oct - 2 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

31h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

32h 00m
$1,401

Emirates

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Deal found 25/10/21

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to Sri Lanka

Late deals on return flights to Sri Lanka from New Zealand, departing today and this week
5 Nov - 10 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

31h 35m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

25h 15m
$1,422

Emirates

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Deal found 26/10/21

5 Nov - 11 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

38h 45m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

32h 00m
$1,451

Emirates

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Deal found 26/10/21

5 Nov - 11 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

15h 30m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

42h 20m
$2,583

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 26/10/21

One-way flights to Sri Lanka from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Sri Lanka
22 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

31h 35m
$856

Emirates

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Deal found 25/10/21

22 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

31h 35m
$867

Emirates

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Deal found 25/10/21

22 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

45h 40m
$876

Emirates

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Deal found 25/10/21

Related info for your journey

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

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.

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.

Can I find flights from New Zealand to Sri Lanka for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Sri Lanka for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just $1,403, but on average you can expect to pay $2,046.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to Sri Lanka for under $1,500?

There are currently 5+ open flights from New Zealand to Sri Lanka within the next 7 days for less than $1,500.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $856 on Emirates. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Qatar Airways from $1,126 and Singapore Airlines from $1,349 one-way.

Can I fly to Sri Lanka from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Sri Lanka

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sri Lanka.

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

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before arriving in Sri Lanka.


Can I fly back to New Zealand from Sri Lanka?

Returning to New Zealand from Sri Lanka

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

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

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Thai Airways
Cheapest$565
Average$1,170
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$795
Average$1,572
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$804
Average$1,686
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$832
Average$1,240
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Air China
Cheapest$852
Average$971
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Malaysia Airlines
Cheapest$855
Average$1,151
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$881
Average$1,004
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$941
Average$1,578
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
SriLankan Airlines
Cheapest$988
Average$1,279
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$1,063
Average$1,352
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety