Colombo to Melbourne flights from £696

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Travelers usually depart from Bandaranaike International, or Colombo - Fort when they travel from Colombo to Melbourne. Book your trip to arrive at Melbourne, Avalon, Essendon, or Melbourne-Southern Cross. The distance between Colombo and Melbourne is 8367 km. The most popular airlines for this route are SriLankan Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Scoot, Qantas, and IndiGo Airlines. Colombo and Melbourne have 305 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Colombo to Melbourne

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
SriLankan AirlinesALKULYesNo
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
Closes 1 hours before flight
ScootTGWTRYesOpens 72 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
QantasQFAQFYesNo
IndiGo AirlinesIGO6ENoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

Australia COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Sri Lanka with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter Melbourne (AUS), MEL, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Australia

  • Mandatory travel declaration form

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions

  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers

  • No quarantine required

Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Sri Lanka

  • Mandatory health insurance

Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in public places

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Australia in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Colombo to Melbourne?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Colombo and Melbourne takes around 9.8 hours.
What is the flight distance between Colombo and Melbourne?
The flight distance between Colombo and Melbourne is 8367 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Colombo and Melbourne?
Several carriers operate flights between Colombo and Melbourne. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include SriLankan Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Colombo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Colombo and London, Bangkok, Malé, Sydney, Gold Coast, Perth, Taipei, Brisbane, New Delhi, Chennai, Kyiv, Goa, Hanoi, Mumbai, Denpasar, Ho Chi Minh City, Kathmandu, Dubai, Hong Kong, Wellington.
What are the most popular routes to and from Melbourne?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Melbourne and Sydney, Auckland, Denpasar, Christchurch, Brisbane, Perth, Bangkok, Singapore, Manila, Gold Coast, Adelaide, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Hobart, London, Seoul, Ho Chi Minh City, Cairns, Queenstown, Mumbai.
Which airports are there in Colombo?
Colombo is mainly served by Bandaranaike International. But there are other airports nearby, including Colombo Ratmalana Airport, Kelani River-Peliyagoda Waterdrome, Dandugama Sea Plane Base.
What buses and trains depart from Colombo?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Colombo, including Sri Lanka Railways.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Colombo and Melbourne?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Colombo and Melbourne thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Colombo and Melbourne can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
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