The cheapest times to fly from HKG to CMB are
- February 5th to April 1st
- May 7th to July 8th (except the week of May 21st)
- October 8th 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 HKG to CMB is early March. Prices can be as high as $610 for Saturday flights during late January, or as low as $272 for Tuesday flights around early March.
When to Fly to Colombo
Flying from Hong Kong (HKG) to Colombo (CMB) will usually cost between $282 to $501 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $282. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late January, with an average price of $552. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $270 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $380 can be considered a good price for a round-trip HKG to CMB flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the HKG to CMB route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the HKG to CMB flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Hong Kong. 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 $54 (13%) 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 $351. Return trip prices are from the CMB to HKG flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from HKG to CMB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 28 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Hacking HKG 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 HKG to CMB — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $367
- Average savings: $13 (3.43%)
- Price for both tickets: $378
- Average savings: $2 (0.53%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from HKG to CMB? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 32 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, AirAsia, Bangkok Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Firefly, Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong Express, Iberia, IndiGo, JAL, Korean Air, Malaysia Airlines, Malindo Air, Oman Air, Qantas, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, SpiceJet, SriLankan, THAI, Thai AirAsia, Thai Lion Mentari, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport to Hong Kong International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2493 miles or 4012 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from HKG to CMB?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop HKG to CMB flight is about 5 hour 28 minutes.
How many flights go between Hong Kong and Colombo?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 59 available flights from HKG to CMB.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Hong Kong International Airport|
|Destination airport name||Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport|
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