The cheapest times to fly from CMB to GAN are

  • August 6th to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)
  • December 10th to March 25th

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 GAN is mid October. Prices can be as high as $304 for Monday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $286 for Saturday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Gan

Flying from Colombo (CMB) to Gan Island (GAN) will usually cost between $287 to $304 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $286. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $304. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $18 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $292 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMB to GAN flight.

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

CMB to GAN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CMB to GAN flight is much 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 $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Mondays 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 $0 (0%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $293. Return trip prices are from the GAN 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 GAN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 16 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 1 major airline flying this route most often: SriLankan, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 715 miles or 1151 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMB to GAN flight is about 2 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Colombo and Gan Island?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 1 available flights from CMB to GAN.


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 GAN
Destination airport name Gan Island Airport
City Gan Island
Country the Maldives
Latitude -0.7
Longitude 73.2


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