The cheapest times to fly from CMB to AMS are

  • January 15th to March 18th
  • May 14th to June 3rd
  • September 3rd to December 2nd

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from CMB to AMS is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1059 for Friday flights during early July, or as low as $460 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Amsterdam

Flying from Colombo (CMB) to Amsterdam (AMS) will usually cost between $507 to $863 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $512. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $977. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $465 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $590 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMB to AMS flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the CMB to AMS route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

CMB to AMS Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CMB to AMS flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Colombo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Amsterdam, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Colombo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $54 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $570. Return trip prices are from the AMS to CMB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from CMB to AMS can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 20 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from CMB to AMS? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 39 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeroflot, Air Arabia, Air France, Air India, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, Bulgaria Air, China Eastern, China Southern, CSA, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, flydubai, Gulf Air, KLM, Level, LOT, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, MEA, Norwegian Air International, Oman Air, Pegasus, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, THAI, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Schiphol Airport to Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5198 miles or 8365 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from CMB to AMS?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMB to AMS flight is about 10 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Colombo and Amsterdam?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 61 available flights from CMB to AMS.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code CMB
Origination airport name Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport
City Colombo
Country Sri Lanka
Latitude 7.2
Longitude 79.9

Return Airport

Destination code AMS
Destination airport name Schiphol Airport
City Amsterdam
Country the Netherlands
Latitude 52.3
Longitude 4.8


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