Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Colombo (CMB)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Colombo (CMB)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to CMB flight in 2022: compare New York to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.
NYC - CMB
Price
$835 - $1,588
CMB
Temperature
80.6 - 82.4 °F
CMB
Precipitation
2.4 - 13.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$835

From New York (NYC) to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

One-way from

$642

One-way flight from New York (NYC) to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (NYC - CMB)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from New York to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport as you normally would.

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

April can be a great time to fly to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from New York with a flight ticket averaging about $1,021. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of April for as cheap as $555. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 10% by booking at least 61 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 New York to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,012.

Cheap flights from New York to Colombo in January, February 2022

The best prices found for NYC to CMB flights for January, February
8 Feb - 21 Mar
$718pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
8 Feb - 22 Mar
$736pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
30 Jan - 15 Feb
$737pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to Colombo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from New York found for this year
8 Feb - 21 Mar
$718pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
25 Mar - 16 Apr
$721pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
SAUDIA
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SAUDIA
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
15 Mar - 5 Apr
$733pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to Colombo

Late deals on round-trip flights to Colombo from New York, departing today and this week
7 Feb - 4 Apr
$744pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
7 Feb - 14 Feb
$758pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
7 Feb - 22 Feb
$767pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Colombo from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Colombo
3:20 pm - 11:55 pm
SriLankan Airlines
1 Stop
22h 05m
JFK - CMB
SriLankan Airlines
$642
JustFly
2:00 pm - 4:20 am
Gulf Air
3 Stops
27h 50m
JFK - CMB
Gulf Air
$664
FlyFar
4:05 pm - 10:00 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
43h 25m
JFK - CMB
Multiple Airlines
$673
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Flight FAQs

From New York to Colombo

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

Emirates, Qatar Airways, and China Eastern 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 New York to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $718, but on average you can expect to pay $745.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than $800.

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

According to our current data, Qatar Airways ($718), SAUDIA ($721), and Turkish Airlines ($736) offers the cheapest pricing from New York to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. Qatar Airways is currently priced 29% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with SriLankan Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $439. SAUDIA flights start at $609 while deals on Gulf Air start at $654 one-way.

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

Looking for the cheapest flight from New York to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport? While on average our users pay $1,788, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $612. The most popular route (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), is priced around $718.

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

Consider Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Etihad Airways when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from New York to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

What are the most popular routes from New York to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

While some choose either Newark - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl or New York LaGuardia - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, New York John F Kennedy Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl is the most popular route from New York to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Colombo, Sri Lanka

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Colombo from New York?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York to Colombo

Most visitors from New York need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Colombo.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Colombo.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering Colombo.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before arriving in Sri Lanka. Each traveler must have their own form filled out.

Health Pass For Public Activity - Travelers are required to present proof of vaccination before checking in to hotels and other public places. The health pass should be presented as valid proof of vaccination.

Health Insurance - Travelers must pay for COVID-19 local travel insurance at USD $12 with coverage of USD $50,000 for up to 1 month.

Fully vaccinated travelers are recommended to have comprehensive travel insurance that will cover health and other expenses related to COVID-19. If traveling with unvaccinated or not-fully vaccinated children, the comprehensive travel insurance should be extended to also cover them.




Do I need a test to fly back to New York from Colombo?

Returning to New York from Colombo

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Colombo must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Colombo are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

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Destination information for Colombo

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Colombo.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = Rs 200.20
Average temperature for January in Colombo
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Colombo
1.3 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing Colombo

Top 9 airlines flying from New York to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York to Colombo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
$459 $647 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Kuwait Airways
$650 $929 No cancel fee 64%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Kuwait Airways. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Etihad Airways
$806 $1,157 No cancel fee 75%
Emirates
$842 $1,122 No cancel fee 75%
Qatar Airways
$844 $1,173 No cancel fee 68%
Aeroflot
$856 $1,127 No cancel fee 79%
Cathay Pacific
$915 $1,168 No cancel fee 72%
SriLankan Airlines
$992 $1,226 No cancel fee 68%
Singapore Airlines
$1,035 $1,224 No cancel fee 81%
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