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Travelers usually depart from Tan Son Nhat International, Ho Chi Minh - Chung cư Phúc Yên, Ho Chi Minh - Sai Gon, Ho Chi Minh-Mien Tay, or Ho Chi Minh - East when they travel from Ho Chi Minh City to Colombo. Book your trip to arrive at Bandaranaike International, or Colombo - Fort. The most popular airlines for this route are SriLankan Airlines, VietJet Air, AirAsia, IndiGo Airlines, and Vietnam Airlines. Ho Chi Minh City and Colombo have 322 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Colombo, consider visiting Tooth Temple in Kandy, Sri Lanka, Ancient City of Polonnaruwa, Galle Fort, World's End, Sri Lanka, and Sigiriya - Sri Lanka.

Check-in for a flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Colombo

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
SriLankan AirlinesALKULYesNo
VietJet AirVJCVJYesNo
AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
IndiGo AirlinesIGO6ENo0
0
Vietnam AirlinesHVNVNYesNo

Sri Lanka COVID-19 travel restrictions

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Latest COVID-19 restrictions

Sri Lanka

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  • Travel is allowed with restrictions
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results for vaccinated travelers
  • No quarantine required
Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Sri Lanka – 09/2022
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Most travelers from Vietnam can enter Sri Lanka, but there are restrictions.

Departure

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
  • Electronic travel authorization
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Sri Lanka

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required
  • No quarantine required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic travel authorization
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in public
  • Mandatory 10-day health monitoring

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 Sri Lanka in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Ho Chi Minh City?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Da Nang, Bangkok, Phú Quốc, Nha Trang, Singapore, Da Lat, Seoul, Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Siem Reap, Manila, Phuket City, Denpasar, Melbourne, Perth, Chiang Mai, Busan, Phnom Penh.
What are the most popular routes to and from Colombo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Colombo and London, Taipei, Singapore, Sydney, Bangkok, Melbourne, Hong Kong, Manila, Perth, Chennai, Goa, Mumbai, Gold Coast, Hanoi, Brisbane, New Delhi, Kaohsiung, Toronto, Bengaluru, Da Nang.
What airports are near Ho Chi Minh City?
The main airport in Ho Chi Minh City is Tan Son Nhat International. It is also served by Phnom Penh International, Tan Son Nhat International, Lien Khuong, Can Tho International, Rach Gia.
What buses and trains depart from Ho Chi Minh City?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Ho Chi Minh City, including Phuong Trang, Phuc An Express, VNR, Lien Hung.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Ho Chi Minh City and Colombo?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Ho Chi Minh City and Colombo thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Ho Chi Minh City and Colombo 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.
Which airlines fly between Ho Chi Minh City and Colombo?
Currently, you can fly between Ho Chi Minh City and Colombo with SriLankan Airlines, VietJet Air, AirAsia, IndiGo Airlines, Vietnam Airlines.
When's the best time to travel between Ho Chi Minh City and Colombo?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Ho Chi Minh City and Colombo, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
What flights operate between Ho Chi Minh City and Colombo?
Traveling between Ho Chi Minh City and Colombo, you can choose between direct (nonstop) flights or flights with one or more stops. You can select the number of stops on your journey, including an overnight stopover, and the duration of the stopover. What's more, you can also select where you want to have your stopover. Want to say "Hi" to a friend in another city en route to your destination? Or fancy a quick round of shopping? Go Multi-City or Nomad and add places to your search that you wish to visit.
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What time do flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Colombo depart?
What time do flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Colombo arrive?

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