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Book your trip to arrive at Bandaranaike International, or Colombo - Fort. The distance between Sydney and Colombo is 8772 km. The most popular airlines for this route are SriLankan Airlines, Scoot, IndiGo Airlines, Jetstar Airways, and AirAsia. Sydney and Colombo have 354 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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SriLankan AirlinesALKULYesNo
ScootTGWTRYesNo
IndiGo AirlinesIGO6ENo0
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Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
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AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
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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
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Most travelers from Sydney, SYD 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 negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required
  • No quarantine is required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic travel authorization

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 Sydney to Colombo?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Sydney and Colombo takes around 11 hours.
What is the flight distance between Sydney and Colombo?
The flight distance between Sydney and Colombo is 8772 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Sydney and Colombo?
Several carriers operate flights between Sydney and Colombo. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include SriLankan Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Sydney?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sydney and Melbourne, Denpasar, Gold Coast, Brisbane, Manila, Hobart, Auckland, Bangkok, Cairns, New Delhi, Adelaide, Seoul, Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Tokyo, Perth, Ballina, Kathmandu, Queenstown, London.
What are the most popular routes to and from Colombo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Colombo and London, Taipei, Singapore, Bangkok, Melbourne, Hong Kong, Manila, Perth, Chennai, Goa, Mumbai, Gold Coast, Hanoi, Brisbane, New Delhi, Kaohsiung, Toronto, Bengaluru, Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang.
Which airports are there in Sydney?
Sydney is mainly served by Sydney. But there are other airports nearby, including Rose Bay Seaplane Base, Sydney Bankstown Airport.
What airports are near Sydney?
The main airport in Sydney is Sydney. It is also served by Canberra, Newcastle, Orange, Illawarra Regional, Bathurst.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Sydney and Colombo?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Sydney and Colombo thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Sydney and Colombo can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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