Cheap flights from Abu Dhabi to Colombo

Flights starting at $184. Choose between SriLankan Airlines, IndiGo Airlines, or Air India Limited to find the best price.

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Book your trip to arrive at Bandaranaike International, or Colombo - Fort. The distance between Abu Dhabi and Colombo is 3303 km. The most popular airlines for this route are SriLankan Airlines, IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited, Air Arabia, and Spicejet. Abu Dhabi and Colombo have 157 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Colombo, consider visiting Galle Fort, Ancient City of Polonnaruwa, World's End, Sri Lanka, Tooth Temple in Kandy, Sri Lanka, and Sigiriya - Sri Lanka.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
SriLankan AirlinesALKULYesNo
IndiGo AirlinesIGO6ENoOpens 48 days before flight
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Air India LimitedAICAIYesNo
Air ArabiaABYG9NoNo
SpicejetSEJSGYesNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Abu Dhabi to Colombo?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Abu Dhabi and Colombo takes around 4.5 hours.
What is the flight distance between Abu Dhabi and Colombo?
The flight distance between Abu Dhabi and Colombo is 3303 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Abu Dhabi and Colombo?
Several carriers operate flights between Abu Dhabi and Colombo. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Etihad Airways, SriLankan Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Abu Dhabi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Abu Dhabi and Doha, Manila, Cairo, Muscat, Kochi, New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangkok, Thiruvananthapuram, Lahore, Dhaka, New York, Istanbul, Jakarta, Los Angeles, Amman, Hyderabad, Kathmandu, Bengaluru, Dubai.
What are the most popular routes to and from Colombo?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Colombo and Bangkok, Phnom Penh, Manila, Kathmandu, Singapore, Mumbai, Tokyo, Goa, Yangon, Siem Reap, Kuwait City, New Delhi, Chiang Mai, Denpasar, Kuala Lumpur, Chennai, Taipei, Pune, Hanoi, Hong Kong.
Which airports are there in Abu Dhabi?
Abu Dhabi is mainly served by Abu Dhabi International. But there are other airports nearby, including Abu Dhabi Yas Island SPB.
What airports are near Abu Dhabi?
The main airport in Abu Dhabi is Abu Dhabi International. It is also served by Dubai International, Sharjah International, Al Maktoum International, Ras Al Khaimah International, Al Ain International, Sohar, Dubai Bus Station.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Abu Dhabi and Colombo?
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