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Things You Should Know


  • The aerial distance from London to Colombo is 5,138 miles.
  • There are 7 flights from London to Colombo in a week.
  • The popular airline from London to Colombo is SriLankan Airlines.
  • Shortest flight time from London to Colombo is 10h 45m.
  • Airport codes flights from London to Colombo is London - LHR, Colombo - CMB.



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Air Canada (1 times daily), SriLankan (1 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.Airlines departing from London to Colombo are Oman Air, Saudia, Gulf Air, Turkish Airlines, KLM, SriLankan, Etihad Airways, Jet Airways



About Colombo


Colombo is an amazing reflection of the culture, tradition, and contrasts that define the nation richly. At first glance, Sri Lanka's capital city seems to be confounding with chaotic streets, appealing colonial buildings, apartments, and modern office districts.


If you are brave enough to scratch the surface, there are award-winning restaurants, buzzing nightlife, museums, temples, and places of interest that are worth visiting. There is plenty for beach lovers and the beach resort of Mt. Lavinia is worth visiting with a short taxi ride.



Best Time to visit Colombo


Colombo is a year-round destination that can be visited any time according to your suitability. Apart from the torrential rains from June to September, the climate stays pleasant for most of the year.


From January to March, Colombo is mostly sunny with many visitors flocking in at the time of Duruthu Perahera Festival. Between April to October, the city experiences rain and sun together. The crowd gets less, which gives ample time to enjoy the natural beauty. You can good deals on flights and hotels too.


In November and December, you can enjoy the winter sun, enjoy plenty of outdoor activities, and drown in the Diwali festival.


Low Season: May is the best time to beat the crowds.


High Season: December is the most popular to fly.



Best Places to Visit in Colombo


Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple: The most famous temple in Colombo, the Gangaramaya Buddhist Temple has a good reputation as one of the best places to explore.


The Old and New Kathiresan Kovil: Situated close to the Colombo Fort and Galle Face, the Hindu temples offer an interesting insight into the religious part of the city. Do not miss the Chariot Festival held there.


Viharamadevi Park: Also known as Victoria Park, this outdoor park was set as a green space to lure locals and visitors to come and relax.


Pettah Market: It's chaotic but it is the largest market consisting of everything from clothes to fresh produce. You will surely meet a few sociable Sri Lankan's if you walk around Pettah.


National Museum of Colombo: The National Museum of Colombo stands as one of the important buildings in Sri Lanka. If you are interested in artefacts and heritage, this is the place to be.


Colombo Fort: Located in the main district town of Colombo, this Portuguese establishment is not only an iconic structure; it is also the financial business district of Colombo. You can also explore General Hospital, Post Office, the old Lighthouse, and cathedrals.


Galle Face: If you spot a street food vendor in Galle Face, go and try what he offers. Sri Lankan food is filling and tasty. Must try's are kottu, fried rice, curries and fried snacks. You can also explore local dishes at Nana Fast Food.


City Ride: A bus ride in Colombo really stands out. The city buses are huge and quite fast. You might not get a seat but the ride is exhilarating.



Airports Serving London and Colombo


London: There are five airports in London: London City, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton and London Stansted, out of which, London Heathrow is the main hub with four terminals, a wide choice of shops, food courts, lounges with unlimited Wi-Fi access and relaxation points.


Colombo: Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) is the primary airport serving the city of Colombo, Sri Lanka. It is situated 20 miles north of the city of Colombo. The airport has three main passenger terminals. T1 and T2 are international terminals and T3 is the domestic terminal.


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