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Cheap Flights from Sri Lanka

Cheap Flights From Sri Lanka 

Known for its diverse landscapes and ancient Buddhist ruins, Sri Lanka offers rich history and breathtaking sandy beaches. Whether you're planning a trip around the world, passing through, or could just use a week away from the small island nation, find the best flight deals on Skyscanner. 

Find Fabulous Deals Out of Sri Lanka

Even if you're unsure where you want to go, Skyscanner is here to help. Using our search everywhere feature, find a list of the cheapest flights to destinations around the world. If you prefer visual inspiration, be sure to check out the interactive route map. Simply hover over different cities or countries to find the cheapest plane tickets out of Sri Lanka. If you're flexible on your dates, use the month view option to find the best times to fly to get the cheapest deals. You can even sign up for price alerts to receive an email from Skyscanner when the price drops or increases. 

Airports and Airlines in Sri Lanka 

There are over 20 airports in Sri Lanka, including Colombo Bandaranayake Airport, Columbo Ratmalana Airport, Hambantota International Airport, and Koggala Airport. Located 22 miles north of the capital city of Colombo, Bandaranayake Airport is the busiest and main international airport in Sri Lanka. It has two terminals, with a third under construction. With 12 gates, Terminal 1 is the largest and handles all international flights, while Terminal 3 handles domestic flights. Multiple airlines provide nonstop and connecting flights out of Bandaranayake, including SriLankan Airlines, Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Cathay Pacific. 

Cheap Destinations From Sri Lanka

If you're looking for a quick trip out of Sri Lanka, traveling to a neighboring country like India or Malaysia will be your cheapest option. In June, fly from Colombo to Madurai, India to see the Meenakshi Amman Temple for just $137. If you'd like to head east for vibrant nightlife and extravagant shrines and temples, check out the deals to Bangkok. In the fall, flights start at just $237. For a trip filled with culture and art, consider going to the Netherlands. Visit the Van Gogh Museum or take a bike ride through the charming streets of Amsterdam for only $637. 

Transportation to Bandaranayake Airport

When you're ready to leave Sri Lanka, there are multiple options for getting to the Colombo airport. You can take a direct express bus that connects Colombo airport to any part of the country through the Central Bus Stand. From Colombo's city center, travel time is about 30 minutes, and buses run approximately every 15 minutes. You could also take a taxi, train, or sea plane. 

What to Do at Colombo Airport 

While you wait to board your flight at Bandaranayake Airport, be sure to check out the duty-free shops and lounges located in the airport terminals. You could also grab a bite to eat in the cafeteria or in one of the restaurants. In addition, the airport offers day rooms and showers.

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