Gatwick Airport to Colombo flight time

What is the flight time from Gatwick Airport to Colombo

On average there are 202 flights flying direct each day from Gatwick Airport to Colombo. Below you will find the shortest flight time, the average flight time and also the longest flight time.

Flight duration from Gatwick Airport to Colombo

Depart
LGW
Arrive
CMB

The average flight time for a direct flight from Gatwick Airport to Colombo is 20 hours.

The fastest direct flight from Gatwick Airport (LGW) to Colombo (CMB) has a duration of 10 hours 30 minutes.

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

Related: Return journey Colombo to Gatwick Airport flight duration

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Gatwick Airport, United Kingdom and Colombo, Sri Lanka? 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 20 hours but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.

Direct flights

London Heathrow to Colombo Bandaranayake
carrier logo Flying with SriLankan Airlines
Total flight time
10 hours 30 minutes
London Heathrow to Colombo Bandaranayake
carrier logo Flying with Aer Lingus
Total flight time
17 hours 45 minutes
London Heathrow to Colombo Bandaranayake
carrier logo Flying with Emirates
Total flight time
17 hours 50 minutes

Direct flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 20 hours
  • Shortest flight duration: 10 hours 30 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 49 hours 5 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 202

Indirect (multi stop) flight times and durations

Gatwick Airport to Colombo flight time via Hamad International | LGW to CMB via DOH

carrier logo Gatwick Airport to Hamad International
6 hours 50 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
45 minutes
carrier logo Hamad International to Colombo
5 hours 10 minutes
Total journey time
12 hours 45 minutes

Gatwick Airport to Colombo flight time via Guangzhou | LGW to CMB via CAN

carrier logo Gatwick Airport to Guangzhou
11 hours 30 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
8 hours 00 minutes
carrier logo Guangzhou to Colombo
5 hours 40 minutes
Total journey time
25 hours 10 minutes

Gatwick Airport to Colombo flight time via Singapore Changi | LGW to CMB via SIN

carrier logo Gatwick Airport to Singapore Changi
12 hours 55 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
5 hours 05 minutes
carrier logo Singapore Changi to Colombo
3 hours 50 minutes
Total journey time
21 hours 50 minutes

Gatwick Airport to Colombo flight time via Dubai | LGW to CMB via DXB

carrier logo Gatwick Airport to Dubai
7 hours 05 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
15 hours 30 minutes
carrier logo Dubai to Colombo
4 hours 15 minutes
Total journey time
26 hours 50 minutes

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 20 hours
  • 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

China Southern
China Southern
easyJet
easyJet
Malaysia Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Qantas
Qantas
Singapore Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Thai Airways
Thai Airways

Popular routes from Gatwick Airport

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Gatwick Airport & Colombo local time and timezones

Colombo, Sri Lanka time is 5 hours ahead of Gatwick Airport, United Kingdom

Day and time in London, United Kingdom: Sat, 15 Dec, 2018,
London Timezone: GMT (+00:00)
12:20
Day and time in Colombo, Sri Lanka: Sat, 15 Dec, 2018,
Colombo Timezone: +0530 (+05:30)
17:50

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Advice on ways to combat jet lag gained from flying between Gatwick Airport and Colombo

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The cheapest months to travel from Gatwick Airport to Colombo

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