Dubai to Colombo flights


Fly to Colombo, Sri Lanka’s colourful capital, in under five hours with flydubai. We operate direct flights to the ocean front city from Dubai every day, meaning you can choose a time to suit you.

You’ll fly from Dubai International Airport (DXB) to Colombo Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB), with a direct journey time of 4 hours 30 minutes. Throughout every stage of your journey, we’ll make your flight as efficient and comfortable as possible. Once in the sky, you can indulge in a spot of duty-free shopping, surf the net with our onboard Wi-Fi and make the most of your personal inflight touchscreen, packed full of entertainment choices.

Whether you’re travelling at dusk or dawn, you can pre-order food from our extensive onboard menu. Inspired by cuisine from all corners of the globe, dishes range from a Goan-style fish curry to a chicken kiev filled with garlic butter.

Dubai to Colombo

  • We operate up to two direct flights every day to Sri Lanka’s capital from Dubai.
  • You’ll sail over Oman, the Arabian Sea and India, before touching down in Colombo.
  • A direct flight from Dubai to Colombo will take approximately 4 hrs 30 minutes.
  • Also, search and book flights from Colombo to Dubai

Your journey


Dubai International Airport (DXB) will be the starting point of your Colombo adventure, which is really easy to reach. You can either take a quick cab, jump on the bus or drive there yourself and park at the terminal. Checking in is simple too, with the choice of online check-in, self-service kiosks or terminal counters.

Once checked in, sail through security and enjoy Terminal 2’s facilities before you board. DXB has free Wi-Fi throughout all of its buildings, so you can browse the web to your heart’s content. If you’re hungry, there are plenty of places to enjoy a quick bite to eat and drink.

Arrive into CMB and Colombo’s city centre is just a 35 minute drive away. For your transfer, you can either order a taxi from the desk in the arrival lobby, catch a shuttle bus from the terminal or hire a car with flydubai. Alternatively, there’s a luxury express train which runs from the airport to Colombo Secretariat Station.

Discover Colombo


Buddha statues in Seema Malaka temple in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

If you’re seeking a vibrant destination, Colombo will not disappoint. The Sri Lankan capital blends colonial heritage with cosmopolitan flair. You can expect a unique medley of cutting-edge galleries and sleek hotels amongst historic architecture and beautiful temples. Once you’ve explored the urban jungle, take a day trip south to explore the island’s best beach resorts.

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