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Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Bandaranaike Intl (CMB)

How to find the cheapest flight from San Francisco to Colombo

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to CMB flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.

SFO - CMB

Price

$938 - $1,475

CMB

Temperature

80.6 - 82.4 °F

CMB

Precipitation

2.4 - 13.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$938

From San Francisco to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

One-way from

$547

One-way flight from San Francisco to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

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

To save up to 19% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 55 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from San Francisco to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from $1,229 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,340 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. Flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from San Francisco in May are about $1,074 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $787.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (SFO - CMB)?

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

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Colombo in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SFO to CMB flights for January, February
Feb 23 - Mar 15
SFO

San Francisco

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

32h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

33h 05m
$843

Etihad Airways

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Deal found 28-1-22

Feb 14 - Mar 10
SFO

San Francisco

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

35h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

32h 30m
$867

Turkish Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 26-1-22

Feb 28 - Mar 10
SFO

San Francisco

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

35h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

33h 45m
$874

Turkish Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 27-1-22

San Francisco to Colombo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from San Francisco found for this year
Feb 23 - Mar 15
SFO

San Francisco

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

32h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

33h 05m
$843

Etihad Airways

View Deal

Deal found 28-1-22

Mar 6 - Mar 20
SFO

San Francisco

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

32h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

33h 05m
$844

Etihad Airways

View Deal

Deal found 27-1-22

Feb 14 - Mar 10
SFO

San Francisco

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

35h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

32h 30m
$867

Turkish Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 26-1-22

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from San Francisco, departing today and this week
Feb 4 - Mar 4
SFO

San Francisco

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

37h 10m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

30h 00m
$983

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 26-1-22

Feb 7 - Feb 14
SFO

San Francisco

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

35h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

33h 45m
$1,003

Turkish Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 26-1-22

Feb 4 - Feb 14
SFO

San Francisco

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

43h 35m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

23h 20m
$1,009

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 28-1-22

One-way flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Colombo
Feb 7
SFO

San Francisco

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

28h 45m
$422

Etihad Airways

View Deal

Deal found 26-1-22

Feb 3
SFO

San Francisco

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

2 stops

29h 30m
$452

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 26-1-22

Feb 2
SFO

San Francisco

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

1 stop

24h 50m
$478

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 27-1-22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Colombo flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl?

San Francisco (SFO), located 11.8 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from San Francisco to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl. 10 airlines have flights from San Francisco to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl on a regular basis. Booking flights from San Francisco to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl per day.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Singapore Airlines, Emirates, and Cathay Pacific are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Singapore Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just $843, but on average you can expect to pay $902.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under $1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

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

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is Etihad Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $843 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Turkish Airlines and Qatar Airways, starting at $867 and $948 round-trip. Etihad Airways is currently priced 21% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Etihad Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $422. However, be on the lookout for offers from Singapore Airlines and Qatar Airways, as they are both options that can get you from San Francisco to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for a low price.

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

Air India, EVA Air and Cathay Pacific are the most popular airlines when flying from San Francisco to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

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

On average you can expect to pay $1,582 for a flight from San Francisco to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. The cheapest flight overall is $484 while the most popular route, (San Francisco - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl) is currently priced at $867.

Can I fly to Colombo from San Francisco right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Colombo

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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.




Can I fly back to San Francisco from Colombo?

Returning to San Francisco 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 San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Colombo are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Colombo

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 8 airlines flying from San Francisco to Colombo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Colombo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
SriLankan Airlines
Cheapest$426
Average$477
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$501
Average$1,267
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$516
Average$1,066
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$665
Average$1,163
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
Cheapest$704
Average$967
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
Cheapest$882
Average$1,822
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
SWISS
Cheapest$950
Average$1,037
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time79%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$973
Average$1,328
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety