Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Bandaranaike Intl (CMB)

CHI — CMB
Feb 4 — Feb 111

How to find the cheapest flight from Chicago (CHI) to Colombo (CMB)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to CMB flight in 2023: compare Chicago to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.

CHI - CMB

Price

$872 - $1,909

CMB

Temperature

80.6 - 82.4 °F

CMB

Rainfall

2.4 - 13.8 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 31% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop
Round-trip from$872From Chicago (CHI) to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
One-way from$513One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Find a great deal and save up to 21% by booking at least 18 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Chicago to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,428.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. Flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from Chicago in February are about $1,312 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $813.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (CHI - CMB)?

When flying from Chicago to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Colombo in January, February 2023

The best prices found for CHI to CMB flights for January, February
Feb 28 - Aug 8
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

36h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

36h 21m
$1,291

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Jan 31 - Feb 6
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

35h 40m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

29h 45m
$1,333

Etihad Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Jan 31 - Feb 6
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

23h 06m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

29h 45m
$1,338

Etihad Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/30

Chicago to Colombo 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Chicago found for this year
Mar 20 - Apr 2
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

50h 10m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

40h 40m
$971

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Mar 20 - Apr 2
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

37h 35m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

48h 53m
$972

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Mar 6 - Mar 13
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

42h 50m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

48h 20m
$979

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Cheap American Airlines flights from Chicago to Colombo

Mar 20 - Apr 2
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

50h 10m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

40h 40m
$971

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Mar 20 - Apr 2
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

37h 35m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

48h 53m
$972

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

Mar 24 - Apr 2
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

33h 53m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

40h 40m
$1,004

American Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Cheap Emirates flights from Chicago to Colombo

May 2 - Jun 2
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

26h 30m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

29h 40m
$1,163

Emirates

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Mar 13 - Apr 10
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

35h 05m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

23h 00m
$1,186

Emirates

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

May 4 - Jun 1
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

38h 55m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

24h 05m
$1,213

Emirates

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/28

One-way flights to Colombo from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Colombo
Mar 6
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

32h 50m
$513

Turkish Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Mar 4
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

3 stops

44h 10m
$564

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Mar 5
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

27h 20m
$568

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 1/29

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Colombo

Emirates
8.0
Very good
866 reviews

Food

7.8

Entertainment

8.2

Boarding

8.1

Overall

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

3 hour delay in Dubai and the +1 hour wait for baggage. Horrible experience.

Emirates
8.0
Very good
866 reviews
Emirates
8.0
Very good
866 reviews

Food

7.8

Entertainment

8.2

Boarding

8.1

Overall

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

3 hour delay in Dubai and the +1 hour wait for baggage. Horrible experience.

Singapore Airlines
8.0
Very good
203 reviews
Emirates
8.0
Very good
866 reviews

Food

7.8

Entertainment

8.2

Boarding

8.1

Overall

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

3 hour delay in Dubai and the +1 hour wait for baggage. Horrible experience.

Delta
8.0
Very good
2,019 reviews
Emirates
8.0
Very good
866 reviews

Food

7.8

Entertainment

8.2

Boarding

8.1

Overall

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

3 hour delay in Dubai and the +1 hour wait for baggage. Horrible experience.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,667 reviews
Emirates
8.0
Very good
866 reviews

Food

7.8

Entertainment

8.2

Boarding

8.1

Overall

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

3 hour delay in Dubai and the +1 hour wait for baggage. Horrible experience.

Qatar Airways
7.3
Good
1,017 reviews
Emirates
8.0
Very good
866 reviews

Food

7.8

Entertainment

8.2

Boarding

8.1

Overall

8.0

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

3 hour delay in Dubai and the +1 hour wait for baggage. Horrible experience.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Colombo flights.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Qatar Airways, China Eastern, and Emirates are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $971, but on average you can expect to pay $1,128.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Chicago to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is American Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $971 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Turkish Airlines and Emirates, starting at $979 and $1,163 round-trip. American Airlines is currently priced 25% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Turkish Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $513. Users have also found prices from $717 and $724 on Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Consider British Airways, Delta or Emirates when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Chicago to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

The cheapest flight price from Chicago to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is $853. On average you can expect to pay $3,073. The most popular route, (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), can usually be booked for $979.

Top 6 airlines flying from Chicago to Colombo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Colombo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
China EasternCheapest$704Average$869FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Turkish AirlinesCheapest$793Average$899FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$833Average$1,283FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Qatar AirwaysCheapest$890Average$1,320FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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Etihad AirwaysCheapest$962Average$1,460FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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SriLankan AirlinesCheapest$986Average$1,602FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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