London to Colombo flight duration

What is the flight duration from London to Colombo?

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

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Depart
LHR
Arrive
CMB

Average direct flight time is 10 hours 45 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from London (LHR) to Colombo (CMB) has a duration of 10 hours 45 minutes.

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

Related: Return journey Colombo to London flight duration

London to Colombo flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 10 hours 45 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 10 hours 45 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 10 hours 45 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 1

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from London to Colombo is 10 hours 45 minutes
  • Distance from London to Colombo is 5,416 miles / 8,715 km
  • London is served by 5 airports London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Luton Airport (LTN), London Stansted Airport (STN), London City Airport (LCY)
  • Colombo is served by 1 airports Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, 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 10 hours 45 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


DIRECT FLIGHTS

London Heathrow to Colombo Bandaranayake
Flying with SriLankan Airlines
10 hours 45 minutes

INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

London to Colombo flight time via Hamad International | LHR to CMB via DOH
London to Hamad International
6 hours 40 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 20 minutes
Hamad International to Colombo
5 hours 15 minutes
Total journey time
13 hours 15 minutes
London to Colombo flight time via Dubai | LHR to CMB via DXB
London to Dubai
7 hours
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 50 minutes
Dubai to Colombo
4 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
14 hours 25 minutes
London to Colombo flight time via Kiev Borispol | LHR to CMB via KBP
London to Kiev Borispol
3 hours 20 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 20 minutes
Kiev Borispol to Colombo
8 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
15 hours 15 minutes

Airlines flying between London and Colombo

Most popular airlines that fly the route between London and Colombo

Air India
Air India
Kuwait Airways
Kuwait Airways
LOT
LOT
Turkish Airlines
Turkish Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
SriLankan Airlines

London & Colombo local time and timezones

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

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
14:09 Mon, 9 Dec, 2019,
London Timezone: GMT (+00:00)

Date and time in Colombo, Sri Lanka:
19:39 Mon, 9 Dec, 2019,
Colombo Timezone: +0530 (+05:30)

Jet Lag effects from flying between London and Colombo

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

London to Colombo jet lag effects


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The cheapest months to travel from London to Colombo

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