Cheap flights from Chennai, India to Colombo, Sri Lanka

Flights starting at $82. Choose between SriLankan Airlines, IndiGo Airlines, or Emirates to find the best price.

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Book your trip to arrive at Bandaranaike International, or Colombo - Fort. The distance between Chennai and Colombo is 648 km. The most popular airlines for this route are SriLankan Airlines, IndiGo Airlines, Emirates, Air India Limited, and Fly Dubai. Chennai and Colombo have 200 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Colombo, consider visiting Sigiriya - Sri Lanka, Tooth Temple in Kandy, Sri Lanka, World's End, Sri Lanka, Ancient City of Polonnaruwa, and Galle Fort.

Weekly direct flights

Discover the top airlines offering direct flights from Chennai to Colombo in the next month. You’ll find the number of daily direct flights per airline in the table.

Weekly direct flights for Sun 18.02 - Sat 24.02

AirlineSun 18.02Mon 19.02Tue 20.02Wed 21.02Thu 22.02Fri 23.02Sat 24.02
2233222
2---22222
1---11121
1---1---1---1
1---1------------

Weekly direct flights for Sun 25.02 - Sat 02.03

AirlineSun 25.02Mon 26.02Tue 27.02Wed 28.02Thu 29.02Fri 01.03Sat 02.03
3424232
2222222
1111121
---1---1111
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Weekly direct flights for Sun 03.03 - Sat 09.03

AirlineSun 03.03Mon 04.03Tue 05.03Wed 06.03Thu 07.03Fri 08.03Sat 09.03
1322332
2222222
1211112
1111111
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Weekly direct flights for Sun 10.03 - Sat 16.03

AirlineSun 10.03Mon 11.03Tue 12.03Wed 13.03Thu 14.03Fri 15.03Sat 16.03
2112223
2222222
1111111
1111111
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Check-in for a flight from Chennai to Colombo

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
SriLankan AirlinesALKULYes0
0
IndiGo AirlinesIGO6EYes0
0
EmiratesUAEEKNo0
0
Air India LimitedAICAIYes0
0
Fly DubaiFDBFZYesNo

Weather in Colombo

Average Weather

MonthAverage monthly max temperatureAverage monthly min temperature
January30°C23°C
February31°C23°C
March31°C25°C
April31°C26°C
May30°C26°C
June29°C25°C
July29°C25°C
August28°C25°C
September29°C25°C
October29°C25°C
November29°C24°C
December29°C24°C
Hottest Month
31°C
March
Coldest month
23°C
January
Sunny days
153
days per year

14 day forecast

Friday
23 Feb
30°C25°C
1 Mar
29°C25°C
Saturday
24 Feb
89%
30°C25°C
2 Mar
76%
29°C25°C
Sunday
25 Feb
89%
30°C25°C
3 Mar
79%
30°C26°C
Monday
26 Feb
88%
30°C25°C
4 Mar
86%
30°C25°C
Tuesday
27 Feb
66%
30°C25°C
5 Mar
87%
29°C26°C
Wednesday
28 Feb
85%
29°C24°C
6 Mar
86%
29°C26°C
Thursday
29 Feb
86%
28°C25°C
7 Mar
30°C26°C

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