New York to Colombo flight duration

What is the flight duration from New York to Colombo?

Unfortunately there are no direct flights flying between New York and Colombo so the flight duration below is a calculation based on a commercial airliner flying directly from New York to Colombo

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Depart
JFK
Arrive
CMB

Average direct flight time is 17 hours 9 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from New York to Colombo is 17 hours 9 minutes.

A distance of 8,753 miles / 14,086 km

Related: Return journey Colombo to New York flight duration


Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from New York to Colombo is 17 hours 9 minutes
  • Distance from New York to Colombo is 8,753 miles / 14,086 km
  • New York is served by 3 airports New York Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
  • Colombo is served by 1 airports Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB)

Airlines

Ryanair
Ryanair
Jet2
Jet2

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)

New York to Colombo flight time via Dubai | to via DXB
New York to Dubai
12 hours 30 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 25 minutes
Dubai to Colombo
4 hours 20 minutes
Total journey time
19 hours 15 minutes
New York to Colombo flight time via Guangzhou | to via CAN
New York to Guangzhou
15 hours 55 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
10 hours 25 minutes
Guangzhou to Colombo
5 hours 40 minutes
Total journey time
32 hours
New York to Colombo flight time via Abu Dhabi International | to via AUH
New York to Abu Dhabi International
12 hours 45 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 15 minutes
Abu Dhabi International to Colombo
4 hours 30 minutes
Total journey time
20 hours 30 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.


New York & Colombo local time and timezones

Colombo, Sri Lanka time is 10 hours ahead of New York, United States

Date and time in New York, United States:
02:31 Thu, 2 Jul, 2020,
New York Timezone: EDT (-04:00)

Date and time in Colombo, Sri Lanka:
12:01 Thu, 2 Jul, 2020,
Colombo Timezone: +0530 (+05:30)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between New York, United States 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 17 hours 9 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.