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Frequented by tourists from all over, Colombo is one destination that has a lot of things in its store. And booking tickets with IndiGo provides travellers with a chance to book tickets to Colombo at the lowest fares. So, book an international flight to Colombo with IndiGo to enjoy amazing offers and crazy deals. 

India to Colombo flight information

  • Distance between India and Maldives: The aerial distance between India and Colombo is 1,171.6 km.
  • India to Colombo flights: There are many international flights that operate from India to Colombo on a regular basis.
  • India to Colombo flight timings: India to Colombo flights are available at regular intervals. The timings are available on the IndiGo website and mobile app.
  • India to Colombo flight ticket price: India to Colombo flight tickets may cost from INR 9,862. The price may differ based on when you book your flight.

What is Colombo famous for?

The bustling capital city of Sri Lanka, Colombo is now deemed as an idyllic holiday destination. It has an endless number of things to offer to solo travellers, kids and adults alike. Fringed with coconut trees, the beaches in Colombo offer picturesque views of the turquoise blue water and the tropical breeze blowing here simply adds to the experience. 

Besides, the historical monuments and museums in Colombo have such praiseworthy features that tourists cannot take their eyes off of them. Colombo is a place where tourists can find the juxtaposition of different cultures. Some of the tourist attractions in Colombo that travellers must visit are Beira Lake, the National Museum of Colombo, Gangaramaya Temple and Attidiya Bird Sanctuary. To top it all, the amazing shopping experience that tourists have while exploring the local markets of Colombo gives a perfect closure to a trip to Colombo.

Things to do in Colombo

  • Visit Gangaramaya Temple: The Gangaramaya Temple in Colombo is a Buddhist temple that offers charming views of Lake Beira. The significance of the temple is such that tourists from all over visit the temple to seek spiritual blessings. The temple is built according to Thai, Chinese, and Indian architectural styles.
  • Explore the beauty of Viharamahadevi Park: The park was named after Queen Viharamahadevi and is famous for being the largest park in Colombo. The Viharamahadevi Park is decorated with waterfalls, a garden, a zoo and a lot more. This park is visited by kids and adults alike and is appealing in all senses.
  • Get to know about the history of Colombo: The National Museum of Colombo is a must-visit for all the history buffs and brings immense pride to Colombo. The museum was constructed in 1877 and has a great collection from the Kandyan dynasty. Moreover, an endless number of ancient artefacts is what travellers can find at the National Museum of Colombo.
  • Marvel at the beauty of Colombo Lotus Tower: The Colombo Lotus Tower is about 350 metres tall and the top of the tower has a structure similar to the lotus flower. The tower is home to a number of restaurants, shopping centres and banquet halls.

About Bandaranaike International Airport

Bandaranaike International Airport is Sri Lanka's primary international gateway. This airport in Colombo is a vital hub connecting the island nation to the rest of the world. It boasts modern facilities, multiple terminals, duty-free shopping, a variety of dining options, and efficient services. Bandaranaike International Airport stands as a symbol of Sri Lanka's commitment to providing a world-class entry point for travelers while showcasing the country's unique charm and hospitality.

  • Airport Address: Katunayake, Sri Lanka
  • Airport code: CMB

Best time to visit Colombo

The picturesque city of Colombo has tourists during all times of the year. However, the ideal time to visit Colombo is January to March. If you are one of those who wish to visit Colombo when the place is less crowded, then make sure to visit Colombo from June to September. 

Important points to remember while travelling to Colombo

  • Flight booking: Book your flights from India to Colombo in advance to get lower airfare.
  • Leave for the airport early: It is best to reach the airport at least three hours in advance to catch your flight on time.
  • Baggage allowance: Make sure to check with IndiGo for the baggage allowance for international destinations.
  • Visa and immigration: You require a Sri Lanka visa on arrival for Indian nationals visiting Sri Lanka. You can also apply in advance from their official website for a hassle-free entry into the island country. 
  • Flight connection: If you have connecting flights, make sure to check your flight timings and duration of layover/s.

List of International flights to/from Colombo

Frequently asked questions

Can I get a direct flight from Chennai to Colombo?

Yes, there’s a direct flight that runs on the Chennai to Colombo route.

What is the travel time for the direct IndiGo flight to traverse the distance between Chennai and Colombo?

The total time taken to traverse the distance between Chennai and Colombo is 1 hour and 20 minutes.

How many terminals are there at the Colombo airport?

There are 3 terminals at the Colombo airport.

Can I find a pharmacy at the Colombo airport?

Yes, you can find a pharmacy at the Colombo airport.

Can I find a post office at the Colombo airport?

Yes, the facility of a post office is available at the Colombo airport.

Can I get a parking facility at the Colombo airport?

Yes, a parking facility is available at the Colombo airport.

Can I find a jewellery shop at the Colombo airport?

Yes, you can find a jewellery shop at the Colombo airport.

What will be the charges for carrying a golf kit in the check-in bag?

For the carrying of the golf kit, a handling fee of INR 1000 shall be applicable.

How to go Sri Lanka from India by flight?

You can take IndiGo flights from major cities across India like Delhi and Mumbai.

How far is Sri Lanka from Delhi by flight?

The aerial distance from Delhi to Sri Lanka is around 2,340 KM. By connecting flight, it may take approximately 10 hours to 19 hours.

Do Indians need visa for Sri Lanka?

Yes, Indian nationals need a visa to enter Sri Lanka. Indians visiting Sri Lanka can apply for eVisa from their official website or agency.

How many days are enough to travel Sri Lanka?

The time to spend in Sri Lanka depends on the type of vacation you are planning. In order to explorer the entire country, two weeks is more than enough.

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