Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Sri Lanka

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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Sri Lanka

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to CMB flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Sri Lanka flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sri Lanka.
How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Sri Lanka?

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 Sri Lanka from $1,229 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,340 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Sri Lanka (SFO - LK)?

When flying from San Francisco to Sri Lanka, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Sri Lanka?

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 Sri Lanka. Flights to Sri Lanka from San Francisco in May are about $1,074 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $787.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Sri Lanka in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SFO to Sri Lanka flights for October, November
23 Nov - 27 Dec
$873pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 Nov - 24 Jan
$923pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
29 Oct - 4 Nov
$933pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Sri Lanka 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka from San Francisco found for this year
23 Nov - 27 Dec
$873pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 Nov - 24 Jan
$923pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
7 Dec - 29 Dec
$927pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Sri Lanka from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Sri Lanka
2:50 am - 8:15 pm
Etihad Airways
2 Stops
29h 55m
SFO - CMB
Etihad Airways
2:00 am - 5:50 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
38h 20m
SFO - CMB
Multiple Airlines
$647
Priceline
9:30 am - 3:35 am
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
28h 35m
SFO - CMB
Qatar Airways
$657
JustFly

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Sri Lanka

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to Sri Lanka?

San Francisco (SFO) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from San Francisco to Sri Lanka. It is only a 11.8 mi journey to San Francisco (SFO) from San Francisco’s city center.

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Sri Lanka have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Singapore Airlines, Emirates, and Cathay Pacific flying from San Francisco to Sri Lanka have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Sri Lanka for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Sri Lanka for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Turkish Airlines for just $873, but on average you can expect to pay $922.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Sri Lanka one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Francisco to Sri Lanka are Etihad Airways ($421), Singapore Airlines ($579), and Qatar Airways ($607).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to Sri Lanka?

When booking a flight from San Francisco to Sri Lanka, you may want to consider flying on Air India, EVA Air or Cathay Pacific as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Sri Lanka?

On average you can expect to pay $2,363 for a flight from San Francisco to Sri Lanka. The cheapest flight overall is $387 while the most popular route, (San Francisco - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl) is currently priced at $874.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sri Lanka from San Francisco?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Sri Lanka

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

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

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

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Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Sri Lanka?

Returning to San Francisco 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 San Francisco.

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

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Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing

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

Top 8 airlines flying from San Francisco to Sri Lanka

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
SriLankan Airlines
$426 $477 No cancel fee 68%
Cathay Pacific
$501 $1,267 No cancel fee 72%
China Southern
$516 $1,066 No cancel fee 69%
Singapore Airlines
$665 $1,266 No cancel fee 81%
China Eastern
$704 $945 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.

Turkish Airlines
$882 $1,822 No cancel fee 77%
SWISS
$950 $1,037 No cancel fee 79%
Emirates
$973 $1,306 No cancel fee 75%
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