Colombo to New Delhi flights from £154

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Tips to know when travelling to New Delhi

Travelers usually depart from Bandaranaike International, or Colombo - Fort when they travel from Colombo to New Delhi. Book your trip to arrive at Indira Gandhi International, or New Delhi Train Station. The distance between Colombo and New Delhi is 2398 km. The most popular airlines for this route are SriLankan Airlines, IndiGo Airlines, Air Vistara, Air India Limited, and Emirates. Colombo and New Delhi have 181 direct flights per week. When you arrive at New Delhi, consider visiting Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri, India, Old Delhi, India, and Amber Fort.

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Check-in for a flight from Colombo to New Delhi

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
SriLankan AirlinesALKULYesNo
IndiGo AirlinesIGO6ENoOpens 48 days before flight
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Air VistaraVTIUKYesNo
Air India LimitedAICAIYesNo
EmiratesUAEEKNoNo

India COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Sri Lanka can enter New Delhi, DEL, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for India
  • Mandatory contact-tracing app
  • Mandatory health declaration form for vaccinated travelers

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
Additional information
  • Masks are not required 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 India in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Colombo to New Delhi?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Colombo and New Delhi takes around 3.6 hours.
What is the flight distance between Colombo and New Delhi?
The flight distance between Colombo and New Delhi is 2398 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Colombo and New Delhi?
Several carriers operate flights between Colombo and New Delhi. 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, Melbourne, Malé, Sydney, Gold Coast, Perth, Taipei, Brisbane, Chennai, Kyiv, Goa, Hanoi, Mumbai, Denpasar, Ho Chi Minh City, Kathmandu, Dubai, Hong Kong, Wellington.
What are the most popular routes to and from New Delhi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New Delhi and Bengaluru, Mumbai, Singapore, London, Kolkata, Sydney, Hyderabad, Goa, Varanasi, Chennai, Pune, Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne, Vancouver, Manila, Perth, Jaisalmer, Toronto, Taipei.
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 airports are near New Delhi?
The main airport in New Delhi is Indira Gandhi International. It is also served by Indira Gandhi International, Jaipur International, Chandigarh International, Dehradun, Agra, Pantnagar.
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 New Delhi?
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