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Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Colombo (CMB)

All the information you need to plan the best KUL to CMB flight in 2022: compare Kuala Lumpur to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
MY1 - CMB
Price
RM 179 - RM 323
CMB
Temperature
27 - 28 °C
CMB
Precipitation
60 - 350 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 749

From Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

One-way from

RM 607

One-way flight from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (MY1 - CMB)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport as you normally would.

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

June is one of the best times of the year to fly to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from Kuala Lumpur. Prices for June average RM 912 per person but you can even find prices for as low as RM 619. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a June flight can save you 48% on your journey compared to booking in June

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 43% on flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at RM 1,126. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from RM 1,327.

Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo in January, February 2022

The best prices found for KUL to CMB flights in January, February
6 Feb - 4 Mar
RM 1,067pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
23 Jan - 26 Jan
RM 1,193pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
21 Jan - 23 Jan
RM 1,214pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Kuala Lumpur to Colombo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Kuala Lumpur found for this year
20 Sep - 30 Sep
RM 971pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
AirAsia
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
AirAsia
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
15 Jun - 25 Jun
RM 1,042pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
AirAsia
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
AirAsia
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
8 Apr - 13 Apr
RM 1,059pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Direct flights to Colombo from Kuala Lumpur

Save time with Kuala Lumpur to Colombo direct flight deals
15 Jun - 25 Jun
RM 1,042pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
AirAsia
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
AirAsia
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
8 Apr - 13 Apr
RM 1,059pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
11 Mar - 18 Mar
RM 1,063pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Last-minute flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from Kuala Lumpur, departing today and this week
29 Jan - 6 Feb
RM 1,214pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
29 Jan - 5 Feb
RM 2,097pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
29 Jan - 6 Feb
RM 2,201pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

One-way flights to Colombo from Kuala Lumpur

The cheapest one-way flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo
17:25 - 18:25
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
3h 30m
KUL - CMB
Malaysia Airlines
RM 607
Kiwi.com
16:55 - 17:55
AirAsia
Direct
3h 30m
KUL - CMB
AirAsia
RM 611
CheapTickets.com
17:00 - 18:00
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
3h 30m
KUL - CMB
SriLankan Airlines
RM 703
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Flight FAQs

From Kuala Lumpur to Colombo

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.

Can I find flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under RM 1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under RM 1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Malaysia Airlines for just RM 1,059, but on average you can expect to pay RM 1,193.

Are there direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under RM 1,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport under RM 1,100. A good price for a direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is less than RM 1,159.

Are there last-minute flights available from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under RM 1,300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than RM 1,300.

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

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Saturday.

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

Travellers can expect 4 flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport on average per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Departing from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport will take you 3h 25m. The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is about 2480 km. All flights are typically direct.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport round-trip?

According to our current data, Malaysia Airlines (RM 1,059), AirAsia (RM 1,088), and SriLankan Airlines (RM 1,197) offers the cheapest pricing from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with AirAsia, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at RM 506. Malaysia Airlines flights start at RM 552 while deals on SriLankan Airlines start at RM 703 one-way.

What are the most reliable airlines from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport consider choosing Garuda Indonesia(75%), JAL(66%) or SriLankan Airlines(66%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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

Consider AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines or Malindo Air when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

What are the cheapest flights from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

The cheapest flight price from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is RM 359. On average you can expect to pay RM 776. The most popular route, (Kuala Lumpur Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), can usually be booked for RM 452.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Colombo, Sri Lanka

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Colombo from Kuala Lumpur?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kuala Lumpur 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 Kuala Lumpur 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.




Do I need a test to fly back to Kuala Lumpur from Colombo?

Returning to Kuala Lumpur from Colombo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Colombo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Kuala Lumpur.

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

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Destination information for Colombo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo.
Today's exchange rate
RM 1 = Rs 48.04
Flight duration from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
3h 37m
Average temperature for January in Colombo
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Colombo
34.0 mm

Airports servicing Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Intl (KUL)
Subang (SZB)

Airports servicing Colombo

Top 5 airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

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
Malindo Air
RM 523 RM 889 No cancel fee N/A
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AirAsia
RM 560 RM 882 No cancel fee 66%
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Malaysia Airlines
RM 602 RM 1,550 No cancel fee 67%
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Thai Airways
RM 896 RM 982 No cancel fee 77%
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SriLankan Airlines
RM 986 RM 1,291 No cancel fee 68%
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Hourly flight availability from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo

See what time of day planes typically take off from Kuala Lumpur towards Colombo.
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Weekly flight availability
from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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