The cheapest times to fly from SVO to CMB are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the weeks of October 15th and October 22nd)

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 SVO to CMB is late January. Prices can be as high as $1179 for Thursday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $494 for Monday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Colombo

Flying from Moscow (SVO) to Colombo (CMB) will usually cost between $499 to $990 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $498. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $1029. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $530 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $523 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SVO to CMB flight.

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

SVO to CMB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SVO to CMB flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Moscow. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Colombo, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Moscow. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $113 (13%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $592. Return trip prices are from the CMB to SVO 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 SVO to CMB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 20 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 26 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Air India, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Austrian, Belavia, British Airways, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, CSA, EgyptAir, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Hainan, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Kuwait Airways, LOT, Qantas, Saudia, SriLankan, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4084 miles or 6573 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SVO to CMB flight is about 8 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Moscow and Colombo?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 49 available flights from SVO to CMB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSVO
Origination airport nameSheremetyevo Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeCMB
Destination airport nameBandaranaike International Colombo Airport
CountrySri Lanka


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