The cheapest times to fly from DFW to CMB are

  • January 8th to May 13th (except the weeks of February 5th and April 23rd)
  • September 10th to November 18th

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 DFW to CMB is late September. Prices can be as high as $2204 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $1078 for Sunday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Colombo

Flying from Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) to Colombo (CMB) will usually cost between $1139 to $2024 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $1158. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $2132. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $975 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1253 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DFW to CMB flight.

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

DFW to CMB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DFW to CMB flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Dallas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CMB, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DFW. Saturdays 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 $108 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1348. Return trip prices are from the CMB to DFW 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 DFW to CMB can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 22 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking DFW to CMB

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 DFW to CMB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Singapore (DFW > SIN > CMB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1087
  • Average savings: $167 (13.29%)

See DFW to SIN flights

Hack #2: Kuala Lumpur (DFW > KUL > CMB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1092
  • Average savings: $161 (12.85%)

See DFW to KUL flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (DFW > JFK > CMB)

  • Price for both tickets: $1142
  • Average savings: $111 (8.86%)

See DFW to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 31 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air India, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Gulf Air, Iberia, JAL, Korean Air, Kuwait Airways, LOT, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Royal Air Maroc, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9658 miles or 15543 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DFW to CMB flight is about 18 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Dallas/Fort Worth, TX and Colombo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from DFW to CMB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DFW
Origination airport name Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -97

Return Airport

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


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