The cheapest times to fly from CMB to BUR are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • August 27th 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 BUR is early November. Prices can be as high as $2595 for Sunday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $1313 for Monday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Burbank

Flying from Colombo (CMB) to Burbank, CA (BUR) will usually cost between $1396 to $2351 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $1433. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $2324. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $892 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1649 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMB to BUR flight.

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

CMB to BUR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CMB to BUR flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Colombo. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to BUR, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into CMB. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $436 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1651. Return trip prices are from the BUR 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 BUR can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 47 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from CMB to BUR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) in Los Angeles, CA

  • 18 miles (29 km) away from BUR
  • Usually 49.61% less expensive than BUR
  • 1-layover flights available

See CMB to LAX flights

Destination alternative #2: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 122 miles (196 km) away from BUR
  • Usually 32.87% less expensive than BUR
  • 1-layover flights available

See CMB to SAN flights

Destination alternative #3: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 46 miles (74 km) away from BUR
  • Usually 25.05% less expensive than BUR
  • 2-layover flights available

See CMB to SNA flights


Flight Hacking CMB to BUR

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from CMB to BUR — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: San Francisco, CA (CMB > SFO > BUR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1080
  • Average savings: $569 (34.51%)

See CMB to SEA flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (CMB > SEA > BUR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1092
  • Average savings: $558 (33.81%)

See CMB to SFO flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (CMB > LAX > BUR)

  • Price for both tickets: $1134
  • Average savings: $516 (31.26%)

See CMB to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air India, Alaska, American, ANA, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Emirates, JAL, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9337 miles or 15026 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMB to BUR flight is about 17 hour 47 minutes.

How many flights go between Colombo and Burbank, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from CMB to BUR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeCMB
Origination airport nameBandaranaike International Colombo Airport
CountrySri Lanka

Return Airport

Destination codeBUR
Destination airport nameBob Hope Airport
CityBurbank, CA
Countrythe United States


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