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$689 Find cheap flights from Colombo to Auckland

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a KAYAK user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight from Bandaranaike Intl to Auckland departing on 17/9. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
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Cheap flight deals from Bandaranaike Intl to Auckland (CMB-AKL)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from Bandaranaike Intl to Auckland that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
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20:30 - 15:45CMB-AKL
36h 45m1 stop
21:00 - 19:00AKL-CMB
28h 30m1 stop
$1,162China Eastern
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Mon, 9 Sep - Sun, 22 Sep
20:30 - 15:45CMB-AKL
36h 45m1 stop
21:00 - 19:00AKL-CMB
28h 30m1 stop
$1,286China Eastern
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Sat, 17 Aug - Sun, 1 Sep
20:30 - 15:45CMB-AKL
36h 45m1 stop
21:00 - 21:10AKL-CMB
54h 40m3 stops
$1,306China Eastern
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Sat, 17 Aug - Sun, 1 Sep
00:05 - 12:05CMB-AKL
28h 30m1 stop
01:10 - 23:25AKL-CMB
29h 45m1 stop
$1,703Malaysia Airlines
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Sat, 26 Oct - Sat, 23 Nov
01:15 - 22:55CMB-AKL
38h 10m2 stops
06:40 - 11:00AKL-CMB
35h 50m2 stops
$1,827Qantas Airways
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Mon, 9 Dec - Wed, 12 Feb
01:10 - 17:40CMB-AKL
34h 00m2 stops
07:00 - 21:30AKL-CMB
21h 00m2 stops
$1,963Qantas Airways
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Fri, 16 Aug - Sun, 1 Sep
00:05 - 22:50CMB-AKL
16h 15m1 stop
00:25 - 22:55AKL-CMB
29h 00m1 stop
$2,113Malaysia Airlines
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Sun, 8 Sep - Sat, 21 Sep
20:35 - 09:50CMB-AKL
30h 45m2 stops
06:00 - 18:30AKL-CMB
43h 00m3 stops
$2,699Emirates
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Mon, 9 Sep - Sun, 22 Sep
10:30 - 11:05CMB-AKL
41h 05m2 stops
16:05 - 18:20AKL-CMB
33h 45m3 stops
$2,715Emirates
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Sun, 27 Oct - Sun, 24 Nov
00:50 - 13:20CMB-AKL
29h 00m1 stop
00:55 - 23:35AKL-CMB
30h 10m1 stop
$6,417Singapore Airlines
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Sun, 13 Oct - Fri, 18 Oct

Flights from Bandaranaike Intl to Auckland - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from Bandaranaike Intl to Auckland to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from Colombo to Auckland?

The average price of all flights from Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport to Auckland clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
If your flying dates are flexible, you should consider flying to Auckland on a Sunday, as we generally find the cheapest rates on that day for this route. On the other hand, Thursday is the most expensive day to fly from Colombo to Auckland. For your return ticket, we recommend flying on a Monday and avoiding Saturdays for the best deals.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport to Auckland?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport to Auckland, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport to Auckland is December, where tickets cost $1,669 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are January and June, where the average cost of tickets is $2,388 and $2,265 respectively.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport to Auckland?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport to Auckland, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport to Auckland, you should book around 4 days before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 74 days before departure.

Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Colombo to Auckland?

The cheapest price for the route for each airline clicked by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours.
In the last 72 hours, the best return deals on flights connecting Colombo to Auckland were found on China Eastern ($1,162) and Malaysia Airlines ($1,703). China Eastern proposed the cheapest one-way flight at $736.

Good to know

Low season

January

High season

December

Cheapest flight

$689
Best time to beat the crowds but there is an average 16% increase in price.
Most popular time to fly and prices are also 19% lower on average.
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When to book flights from Bandaranaike Intl to Auckland

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Bandaranaike Intl to Auckland based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
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FAQs for booking Colombo to Auckland flights

  • What is the cheapest flight from Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport to Auckland?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport to Auckland was $425 for a one-way ticket and $717 for a return.

  • Which airports will I be using when flying from Colombo to Auckland?

    On your way to Auckland, you’ll fly out from Colombo Bandaranaike Intl. You’ll be landing at Auckland Intl.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Colombo to Auckland?

    We unfortunately don’t have that data for this specific route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Colombo to Auckland?

    SkyTeam, oneworld, and Star Alliance are the airline alliances operating flights between Colombo and Auckland, with oneworld being the most commonly used for this route.

  • Which is the best airline for flights from Colombo to Auckland, Singapore Airlines or Emirates?

    The two airlines most popular with KAYAK users for flights from Colombo to Auckland are Singapore Airlines and Emirates. With an average price for the route of $1,938 and an overall rating of 8.2, Singapore Airlines is the most popular choice. Emirates is also a great choice for the route, with an average price of $3,421 and an overall rating of 8.1.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Colombo to Auckland?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Colombo to Auckland.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Colombo to Auckland?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Auckland from Colombo is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Colombo to Auckland?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Auckland with an airline and back to Colombo with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Colombo to Auckland?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Auckland from Colombo up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Top 5 airlines serving from Bandaranaike Intl to Auckland

 
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If I made the connection in Singapore I was stuck there for 24 hours you owe me 355.00 for accommodations

10.0 ExcellentAnonymous, Jun 2024HKT - SIN
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If I made the connection in Singapore I was stuck there for 24 hours you owe me 355.00 for accommodations

Leg room and flight sound insulation is very bad. They broke 3 of my bags with bad handling

I had a great experience with Singapore airlines as always. The partner airline, Scoot was fine except my bag was misplaced during the shuffle. Ultimately, my baggage arrived intact. Attempting to inquire about my baggage was impossible.

I requested an aisle seat and got a middle seat The flight gate was changed and the flight was delayed

It was a great flight Food was great Crew was spectacular

Every thing was fine. Some ild classical Hindi movies should be add

The singapore airline now compared before covid, I like the service before covid. SQ was the best of all airlines but now I am going to look for different airline if I am travelling in asia.

A pc of cake or biscuit at least. The airport was like a maze need to take another bus to the main terminal to immigration.

Perfect experience from boarding through to leaving the flight, comfortable and personalised service from all staff, highly recommended

Even though it was a very full flight, the service was still excellent, the plane did not feel too cramped and cabin crew made a sincere effort to help passengers find overhead space for stowing luggage.

Ok, but legspace on MH0127 from Kul to Per was too small. It was not possible to tilt my seat which I don't understand because the seat in front of my could do it. So I didn't rest on the flight. Also, the crew was probably understaffed because it took very long time to take trash after the meal. Everything very different from the flight with Malaysian Airlines from London to KL.

Service / food has to be much better. Staff were not very attentive to requests. Requested for a second serve of coke and got a weird look back from the host! Was also told they don’t have extra water bottles when I requested for one before sleep! Dinner time food was very minimum and average.

An overnight Doha to KL. Great sleep, good service and tasty food in business class

chaos boarding. Crew in business class seemed short staffed and lacking in attention to details initially, but did improve during flight.

The cabin was quite noisy as there were lots of children travelling for the school holidays. Found the selection of movies limited.

Delayed, not enough information. Had to ask for refreshments, crew could have been more proactive

The best so far coz this time it was all male steward on the economy cluster. They were polite, efficient & genuinely courteous. They do not judge you when you ask for more food & peanuts.

Delayed for 45 minutes. Don't know what's the issue. Other than that, food was not to my satisfaction. However it's okay.

My experience with the flight was okay. My experience checking in was absolutely terrible. I was told I needed to change my e-ticket number to check in because I missed my flight in PDX. Even when shown the itinerary, they didn't budge and sent me to KLM across the airport. KLM wasn't open until 8pm and my flight was at 7:30pm. Nobody made accommodations in any way to get me to KUL. To add insult to injury, they rescheduled my flight to the very next day, creating a very long layover and did not offer any hotel stay. After this, even worse, I found out later they delayed the first 7:30pm flight to 9:10pm. Meaning, I could have still boarded but they refused to even try to get me on the plane. As a result, I missed a day of work and lost pay for the day. Also, when I went to get my luggage, it wasn't there. It was STILL in Singapore. They had from 5:30pm to 5am to get my luggage onto the plane and they still couldn't get that right. This is the worst experience I've had flying anywhere in the past decade I've been travelling.

Orange juice change to mineral water . Should keep the orange juice.

This leg of the trip was smoother than compared to the initial trip. Sri Lankan Airlines still have much work to do to improve the overall travel experience.

The staff was absolutely phenomenal but the other elements of Sri Lankan Airlines need some serious adjustments. The day started off with terrible news that the flight was cancelled from Male and that the plane went to Malta. As an American, when such delays occur, the airlines find suitable ways to accommodate their customers such as putting them in an Airport hotel or lounge while waiting for the next flight. A 1.5 hour trip turned into 12 hours with no accommodations from the Airlines except a ticket to eat breakfast. For such a Billion dollar industry, a cheap breakfast is an insult toward the customer and something greater should have been done.

Very good crew, very efficient. Unfortunately not all items listed in duty free catalog were available.

Many changes need to be addressed from airport check in to flight departure. If they observe other major airlines, then they can expect what Sri Lankan airlines need to update their procedures.

Very professional and well managed. On time, great staff and comfortable.

Smooth takeoff and landing. Best service experience in all our travels over the years. Caring and attentive crew. Loved our flight to and fro.

not looking like a national flag carrier.. both the ground team and flight team are far from being kind and helpful. Not sure what's wrong.

Kayak company fake total I m not travel my payment reverse plzzz my credit card

I m not good serves poor serves I m m fake company kayak ok plzz my help my ticket cancel my tripe ok

Terrible experience. Unexpected wait due to staff delay was not taken proper care. Food inflight could be better where as flight attendees on flight hospitality was 100%

Lost Baggage - very frustrated…learned that bag was never put on plane.

I think it’s time that somebody set a standard for the temperature in the cabins. I would rather it be colder than anybody that wants to have a blanket have a blanket to keep it so warm at times is unbearable and quite uncomfortable. That’s the only thing I would add.

For the price we paid, we had a really good flight. The seats and bed (business class) was extremely comfortable. I have no complaints. The crew were very attentive and helpful. They spoke English and there were no misunderstanding although their English wasn’t perfect or fluent. You will never go hungry as there was ample food and drinks but their food for mediocre. The entertainment was limited to older movies and the wifi didn’t allow you to access some Social media. Apart from the above, it was a very pleasant flight. Would highly recommend them.

Good airline for the price. The Air stewardess are great, nothing is to much trouble. Will use again.

Cheapest option from Gatwick £400 cheaper than Emirates and Qatar. Entertainment no where near as good as Emirates and Qatar, but saved £400 so all good.

Great staff and food. Seats pretty uncomfortable but plenty of legroom. Entertainment system outdated.

Gatwick London-Shanghai -Bangkok.. Would have liked entertainment screens, but I know these planes are not that new. Cheap flights at the time of booking, Emirates wanted double so you get what you paid for. I would fly again with them, but if Emirates was the same price I would go with them.

We were cutting it close on our connecting flight and notified all staff at departing gate and flight attendants. From the start, we were told to check in with the international transfer desk by everyone, except for one lady who wanted to argue the time difference that was already taken into account. We also asked if we could try to exit the plane first (our family of 4 and 8 others on the same connecting flight). They just told us to check in with international transfers. We landed and had very little time to make our next flight. We were not offered any assistance or communication to the receiving gate. We ran all the way to the international transfers gate only to be turned away. I think we could have made it if we were allowed to exit and a call was made to other check in counter. After that we spent 6 grueling hours with our kids trying to rebook a flight. No food of any type of compensation was offered besides a dirty hotel room. The ladies with China Eastern at the Shanghai International counter were rude an unhelpful. We were directed to 3 different counters and waited before they said they forgot about a hotel. It was a long, miserable day. I believe this could have all been avoided.

How do you run out of beer after one hour of a twelve hour flight?!

You’re in the three parts of my life, the China Eastern air crew remembered and wish me happy birthday. I was given pastries on two different occasions and a complementary drink. The stew is wish me happy birthday and gave me a birthday card. Everything was first class. Thank you.

Delayed for 3 hours, need to pay extra for drinking water.

The OD2204 KUL-LGK was delayed 40 minutes due to air-condition malfuntion, after inspection the technician give green light for the flight to go as usual but the air-condition is still not working properly, passengers complaining to the stewardess but they cannot do anything, I did tweet to @malindoair to complaint but no reply from them … hope this Batik Air is not having problem like Rayani Air and I do hope the management do respond to my complaint as well

Nasi lemak was horrible. Plain white rice, tasteless sambal, no cucumber, no kacang, no ikan bilis. And the chicken was colourless and tasteless, tasted like boiled chicken. Entertainment system didn't work at all.

2 delayed flights - hotel layover in a different country- lost baggage.

Silly to not even offer people water for free when they are paying so much for tickets.

You get what you pay for. It’s functional and gets you from point A to B in good comfort. However, food options are limited and cash only, Crew is a hit and miss .. they get your attention if you reach out.

Good leg room ... air conditioning was a bit warm don't Book row 8 ... no windows

They got to the terminal late, with no one on the arriving flight, boarded us late, and left us sitting there for 2 hours before they got us off the ground. They knew they were going to be late, yet they never got an updated flight plan from their head office until long after the flight was supposed to leave. They could have cut the delay in half, of at least let us stay in the terminal. Really just horrible planning.

The worst kind of budget airline. To be honest....the plane was not that bad. Would have been good to have some food choices and some water. What was by far the worse is the passengers/customers that this airline attracts. Coughing and spluttering all over one another with no masks. Just disgusting. Pay for a better carrier and get a better class of passenger.

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best one-way flight deals from Colombo to Auckland found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
17/9Tue
2 stops
21h 00mCMB-AKL
$689
20/11Wed
2 stops
40h 45mCMB-AKL
$695
6/11Wed
2 stops
53h 05mCMB-AKL
$718
22/6Sat
2 stopsChina Eastern
25h 55mCMB-AKL
$736
27/6Thu
3 stopsChina Eastern
61h 50mCMB-AKL
$818
16/9Mon
1 stopMalaysia Airlines
16h 15mCMB-AKL
$1,048
16/10Wed
1 stopMalaysia Airlines
16h 15mCMB-AKL
$1,050
1/12Sun
1 stopSriLankan Airlines
16h 25mCMB-AKL
$1,165
21/8Wed
1 stopSingapore Airlines
15h 05mCMB-AKL
$1,183
15/8Thu
1 stopSriLankan Airlines
17h 10mCMB-AKL
$1,191

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