The cheapest times to fly from CMB to KUL are

  • February 5th to March 11th
  • May 14th to June 24th
  • August 20th to November 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 KUL is early September. Prices can be as high as $314 for Thursday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $143 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Kuala Lumpur

Flying from Colombo (CMB) to Kuala Lumpur (KUL) will usually cost between $168 to $251 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $162. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $285. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $123 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $203 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CMB to KUL flight.

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

CMB to KUL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CMB to KUL 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 $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KUL, and Sunday the cheapest day to fly back into CMB. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Kuala Lumpur, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Colombo. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $24 (10%) 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 $200. Return trip prices are from the KUL 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 KUL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 44 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 29 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Arabia, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, AirAsia, Bangkok Airways, Biman, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Firefly, Garuda Indonesia, IndiGo, JAL, MAI, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Oman Air, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, THAI, Thai AirAsia, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1532 miles or 2466 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CMB to KUL flight is about 3 hour 44 minutes.

How many flights go between Colombo and Kuala Lumpur?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from CMB to KUL.


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 KUL
Destination airport name Kuala Lumpur International Airport
City Kuala Lumpur
Country Malaysia
Latitude 2.7
Longitude 101.7


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