Gatwick Airport to Colombo flight time

What is the flight time from Gatwick Airport to Colombo

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Gatwick Airport, United Kingdom and Colombo, Sri Lanka?

Flight duration from Gatwick Airport to Colombo

Depart
LGW
Arrive
CMB

The flight time from Gatwick Airport to Colombo is 10 hours 37 minutes.

A direct flight from LGW to CMB has a duration of 10 hours 37 minutes.

A distance of 5,416 miles / 8,717 km.

Related: Return journey Colombo to Gatwick Airport flight duration

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 10 hours 37 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.

Gatwick Airport to Colombo flight time via Coimbatore | LGW to CMB via CJB

Gatwick Airport to Coimbatore
9 hours 57 minutes
Coimbatore to Colombo
1 hours 26 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
11 hours 23 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

Gatwick Airport to Colombo flight time via Kozhikode | LGW to CMB via CCJ

Gatwick Airport to Kozhikode
9 hours 49 minutes
Kozhikode to Colombo
1 hours 42 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
11 hours 31 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

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 Gatwick Airport to Colombo can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to Colombo and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.

Flights from Gatwick Airport to Colombo | Airports, Distances & Flight Duration

Gatwick Airport to Colombo flight time information

  • The average flight time from London to Colombo is 10 hours 37 minutes
  • Distance from London to Colombo is 5,416 miles / 8,717 km
  • London is served by 5 airports London Heathrow Airport , London Gatwick Airport , London Luton Airport , London Stansted Airport , London City Airport
  • Colombo is served by 1 airports Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport

Airlines flying between Gatwick Airport and Colombo

Most popular airlines that fly the route between Gatwick Airport and Colombo

Cathay Pacific
Cathay Pacific
China Southern
China Southern
Emirates
Emirates
Garuda Indonesia
Garuda Indonesia
Malaysia Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Qantas
Qantas
Qatar Airways
Qatar Airways

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Gatwick Airport & Colombo local time and timezones

Colombo, Sri Lanka time is 4 hours ahead of Gatwick Airport, United Kingdom

Day and time in London, United Kingdom: Tue, 18 Sep, 2018,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)
17:13
Day and time in Colombo, Sri Lanka: Tue, 18 Sep, 2018,
Colombo Timezone: +0530 (+05:30)
21:43

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