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The best prices from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo are usually found in June or July, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Colombo (CMB)

MY1 - CMB
Price
RM 724 - RM 1,306
CMB
Temperature
30 - 33 °C
CMB
Rainfall
34 - 303 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

June

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

RM 724

From Kuala Lumpur to Colombo

One-way from

RM 315

One-way flight from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo?

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Colombo. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo?

To save up to 43% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo from RM 1,087 1-2 weeks out and tickets from RM 1,281 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo?

Our data shows that June tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Colombo from Kuala Lumpur. Users have commonly found prices around RM 881 for the month, but tickets can be as low as RM 598. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo (MY1 - CMB)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 35% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo in January, February 2021

The best prices found for KUL to CMB flights in January, February
4 Feb - 3 Sep
RM 966pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
AirAsia
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
AirAsia
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
4 Feb - 29 Aug
RM 1,019pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
AirAsia
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
AirAsia
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
4 Feb - 30 Aug
RM 1,265pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Kuala Lumpur to Colombo 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Kuala Lumpur found for this year
8 Mar - 27 Mar
RM 906pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
AirAsia
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
AirAsia
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
4 Feb - 3 Sep
RM 966pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
AirAsia
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
AirAsia
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
27 Jul - 31 Jul
RM 1,015pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
AirAsia
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
AirAsia
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Direct flights to Colombo from Kuala Lumpur

Save time with Kuala Lumpur to Colombo direct flight deals
8 Mar - 27 Mar
RM 906pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
AirAsia
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
AirAsia
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
4 Feb - 3 Sep
RM 966pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
AirAsia
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
AirAsia
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
4 Feb - 29 Aug
RM 1,019pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
AirAsia
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
AirAsia
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

One-way flights to Colombo from Kuala Lumpur

The cheapest one-way flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo
16:00 - 17:00
AirAsia
Direct
3h 30m
KUL - CMB
AirAsia
RM 316
mytrip.com
21:15 - 19:40
Etihad Airways
1 stop
24h 55m
KUL - CMB
Etihad Airways
RM 2,317
Orbitz
21:35 - 04:20
Qatar Airways
1 stop
33h 15m
KUL - CMB
Qatar Airways
RM 2,369
qatarairways.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Kuala Lumpur to Colombo flights.

Flight FAQs

From Kuala Lumpur to Colombo

Can I find flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo for under RM 1,213 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo for under RM 1,213. The cheapest flight booked recently is on AirAsia for just RM 906, but on average you can expect to pay RM 1,504.

Which airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Malindo Air, SriLankan Airlines, and AirAsia. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo for under RM 1,213 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo under RM 1,213. A good price for a direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo is less than RM 2,983.

What days are direct flights available from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Thursday.

How many flights depart from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo on average per day?

1 flight departure from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl per day on average.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Is Kuala Lumpur weather warmer or cooler than Colombo?

Temperatures around the 34 °Cs can be experienced in March. The weather in Colombo is colder than in Kuala Lumpur. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo?

There are many flights that can get you from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo in 3h 30m. Fly via AirAsia, SriLankan Airlines, or SilkAir to get the fastest option. The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Colombo is about 2480 km. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo return?

Our cheapest airline available from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo is AirAsia. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as RM 906 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is SriLankan Airlines, starting at RM 1,201.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for AirAsia. According to our data, you can fly for as low as RM 316. Users have also found prices from RM 2,293 and RM 2,297 on AirAsia and Etihad Airways, respectively.

Destination information for Colombo

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo
Today's exchange rate
RM 1 = Rs 46.86
Flight duration
3h 38m
Average temperature for January in Colombo
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Colombo
34.0 mm

Airports servicing Kuala Lumpur

Airports servicing Colombo

Top 5 airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo 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
AirAsia
RM 134 RM 211 No cancel fee 66%
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Malindo Air
RM 125 RM 213 No cancel fee N/A
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Thai Airways
RM 214 RM 235 No cancel fee 77%
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SriLankan Airlines
RM 236 RM 309 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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Malaysia Airlines
RM 144 RM 370 No cancel fee 67%
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