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Travelers usually depart from Kuala Lumpur International, Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah, Kuala Lumpur - Bersepadu Selatan, Kuala Lumpur - Berjaya Times Square, or Kuala Lumpur Central Train Station when they travel from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo. Book your trip to arrive at Bandaranaike International, or Colombo - Fort. The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Colombo is 2469 km. The most popular airlines for this route are SriLankan Airlines, AirAsia, IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet, and Malaysia Airlines. Kuala Lumpur and Colombo have 327 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.

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AirAsia on Thursdays, and Sundays.

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Malaysia Airlines on Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Etihad Airways on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo

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AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
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IndiGo AirlinesIGO6ENo0
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SpicejetSEJSGYesNo
Malaysia AirlinesMASMHYesNo

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 is required for vaccinated travelers
  • No quarantine is required
Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in Sri Lanka – 09/2022
Your trip summary

Most travelers from Malaysia 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 is required for vaccinated travelers
  • No quarantine is 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 is required
  • No quarantine is required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic travel authorization
Forms and documents
  • No proof of COVID-19 vaccination is required for Malaysia
  • Mandatory
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in public

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

How long does it take to travel from Kuala Lumpur to Colombo?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Kuala Lumpur and Colombo takes around 3.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Kuala Lumpur and Colombo?
The flight distance between Kuala Lumpur and Colombo is 2469 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Kuala Lumpur and Colombo?
Several carriers operate flights between Kuala Lumpur and Colombo. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include SriLankan Airlines, Etihad Airways, Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kuala Lumpur?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kuala Lumpur and Jakarta, Singapore, Bangkok, Kota Kinabalu, Auckland, Langkawi, Penang, Dhaka, Denpasar, Kuching, Dubai, Manila, Madrid, Ho Chi Minh City, Chennai, Christchurch, Sydney, Melbourne, New Delhi, Surabaya.
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, Ho Chi Minh City.
Which airports are there in Kuala Lumpur?
Kuala Lumpur is mainly served by Kuala Lumpur International. But there are other airports nearby, including Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah.
What airports are near Kuala Lumpur?
The main airport in Kuala Lumpur is Kuala Lumpur International. It is also served by Sultan Azlan Shah, Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, Malacca International.
What buses and trains depart from Kuala Lumpur?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Kuala Lumpur, including KLIA Ekspress.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Kuala Lumpur and Colombo?
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