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How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Sri Lanka

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to CMB flight in 2021: compare New York to Sri Lanka flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sri Lanka.
When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Sri Lanka (NYC - LK)?

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

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Sri Lanka?

April can be a great time to fly to Sri Lanka 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 Sri Lanka?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 10% on flights from New York to Sri Lanka compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,012. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,042.

Cheap flights from New York to Sri Lanka in October, November 2021

The best prices found for NYC to Sri Lanka flights for October, November
22 Nov - 21 Dec
$755pp
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
22 Nov - 21 Dec
$758pp
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
15 Nov - 15 May
$766pp
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

New York to Sri Lanka 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka from New York found for this year
22 Nov - 21 Dec
$755pp
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
22 Nov - 21 Dec
$758pp
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
15 Nov - 15 May
$766pp
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

Last minute flights from New York to Sri Lanka

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sri Lanka from New York, departing today and this week
1 Nov - 7 Nov
$849pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Finnair
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Finnair
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
1 Nov - 7 Nov
$853pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Finnair
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Finnair
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
1 Nov - 6 Nov
$856pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Sri Lanka from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Sri Lanka
6:50 pm - 11:05 am
Finnair
2 Stops
29h 45m
JFK - CMB
Finnair
$515
KAYAK
10:00 am - 1:15 pm
SAUDIA
2 Stops
41h 45m
JFK - CMB
SAUDIA
$546
JustFly
3:15 pm - 9:00 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
31h 15m
JFK - CMB
Multiple Airlines
$549
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Flight FAQs

From New York to Sri Lanka

Which airlines flying from New York to Sri Lanka have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Emirates, Qatar Airways, and China Eastern flying from New York to Sri Lanka have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New York to Sri Lanka to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from New York to Sri Lanka. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from New York to Sri Lanka for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Sri Lanka for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just $755, but on average you can expect to pay $795.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Sri Lanka for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Sri Lanka within the next 7 days for less than $900.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New York to Sri Lanka one-way?

$425 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Finnair. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Aeroflot and Turkish Airlines, with prices starting from $470 and $498, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from New York to Sri Lanka?

The most popular route from New York to Sri Lanka is New York John F Kennedy Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl. You may also consider Newark - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl or New York LaGuardia - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New York to Sri Lanka?

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

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Sri Lanka?

Looking for the cheapest flight from New York to Sri Lanka? While on average our users pay $1,566, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $440. The most popular route (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl), is priced around $766.

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York to Sri Lanka

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sri Lanka.

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

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Health Declaration Form - Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before arriving in Sri Lanka.


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

Returning to New York from Sri Lanka

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

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

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Destination information for Sri Lanka

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Sri Lanka.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = Rs 199.86

Airports servicing New York

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

Airports servicing

Bentota River (BJT)
Batticaloa (BTC)
Dikwella Mawella Lagoon (DIW)
Sigiriya (GIU)
Hambantota Mattala Rajapaksa Int'l (HRI)
Koggala (KCT)

Top 9 airlines flying from New York to Sri Lanka

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York to Sri Lanka 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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