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Tips to know when travelling to Colombo

Book your trip to arrive at Bandaranaike International, Colombo - Bastian Mawatha, or Colombo - Fort. The distance between Sydney and Colombo is 8772 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Singapore Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Etihad Airways, Go Air, and Qantas. Sydney and Colombo have 62 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Colombo, consider visiting World's End, Sri Lanka, Tooth Temple in Kandy, Sri Lanka, Ancient City of Polonnaruwa, Galle Fort, and Sigiriya - Sri Lanka.

Weekly direct flights

MondaysTuesdaysWednesdaysThursdaysFridaysSaturdaysSundays
Direct flights116625-410
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SriLankan Airlines on Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Check-in for a flight from Sydney to Colombo

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during booking
Singapore AirlinesSIASQYes
SriLankan AirlinesALKULYes
Etihad AirwaysETDEYYes
Go AirGOWG8Yes
QantasQFAQFYes

Online check-in is not available for these airlines.

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, Bathurst, Newcastle, Orange, Illawarra Regional.
What airports are near Colombo?
The main airport in Colombo is Bandaranaike International. It is also served by Bentota River SPB, Mawella Lagoon, Kotte Diyawanna Oya SPB, Sigiriya, Koggala, Kandy Polgolla Reservoir SPB, Gregory Lake SPB, Hatton Castlereigh Resrvr SPB.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Sydney and Colombo?
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