The cheapest times to fly from DXB to CMB are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • May 28th to June 17th
  • September 10th to December 9th

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 DXB to CMB is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $438 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $289 for Tuesday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Colombo

Flying from Dubai (DXB) to Colombo (CMB) will usually cost between $294 to $370 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $289. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $374. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $85 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $305 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DXB to CMB flight.

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

DXB to CMB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DXB to CMB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dubai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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. 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 $20 (6%) 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 $311. Return trip prices are from the CMB to DXB 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 DXB to CMB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 39 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air India, Air New Zealand, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, Emirates, flydubai, Gulf Air, IndiGo, Kuwait Airways, Malaysia Airlines, Oman Air, Qantas, Royal Jordanian, Saudia, Singapore Airlines, SpiceJet, SriLankan, SWISS, THAI, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2042 miles or 3286 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DXB to CMB flight is about 4 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Dubai and Colombo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 52 available flights from DXB to CMB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DXB
Origination airport name Dubai International Airport
City Dubai
Country the United Arab Emirates
Latitude 25.3
Longitude 55.4

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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