Colombo to London flight duration

What is the flight duration from Colombo to London?

On average there are 1 flights flying direct each day from Colombo to London. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Depart
CMB
Arrive
LHR

Average direct flight time is 11 hours 25 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Colombo to London is 11 hours 25 minutes.

A distance of 5,416 miles / 8,715 km

Related: Return journey London to Colombo flight duration

Colombo to London flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 11 hours 25 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 11 hours 25 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 11 hours 25 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 1

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Colombo to London is 11 hours 25 minutes
  • Distance from Colombo to London is 5,416 miles / 8,715 km
  • Colombo is served by 1 airports Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)
  • London is served by 5 airports London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Luton Airport (LTN), London Stansted Airport (STN), London City Airport (LCY)
  • The currency in London, United Kingdom is the British Pound

Airlines

KLM
KLM
Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways
Turkish Airlines
Turkish Airlines
Oman Air
Oman Air

DIRECT FLIGHTS

Colombo Bandaranayake to London Heathrow
Flying with SriLankan Airlines
11 hours 25 minutes

Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

Colombo to London flight time via Hamad International | to via DOH
Colombo to Hamad International
5 hours 05 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
45 minutes
Hamad International to London
7 hours 25 minutes
Total journey time
13 hours 15 minutes
Colombo to London flight time via Bangkok Suvarnabhumi | to via BKK
Colombo to Bangkok Suvarnabhumi
3 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
6 hours 35 minutes
Bangkok Suvarnabhumi to London
12 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
22 hours 45 minutes
Colombo to London flight time via Abu Dhabi International | to via AUH
Colombo to Abu Dhabi International
4 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
6 hours 15 minutes
Abu Dhabi International to London
7 hours 50 minutes
Total journey time
18 hours 40 minutes

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


Colombo & London local time and timezones

London, United Kingdom time is 4 hours behind Colombo, Sri Lanka

Date and time in Colombo, Sri Lanka:
19:45 Sat, 8 Aug, 2020,
Colombo Timezone: +0530 (+05:30)

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
15:15 Sat, 8 Aug, 2020,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Colombo, Sri Lanka and London, United Kingdom? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 11 hours 25 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.