Sri Lanka is an island in the Indian Ocean off the Southern coast of the Indian subcontinent in South Asia.

sri lanka (circle)

  • By air (commercial airplaine)                 
  • Via travelagent (Charter)
  • By airtaxi
  • By ship

  Here are some suggestions:


Fly on your own via commercial airline service and arrive at Sri Lanka Colombo Airport. If you search for airplane tickets the destination city and airport is : Colombo (CMB)

Airline Link Remarks / additional information  
Qatar Qatar airways  Qatar Airways             from Doha
srilankan Sri Lankan Airlines  SriLankan Airlines   via London, Frankfurt, Rome
emirates Emirates  Emirates  
Thai Thai Airways  Thai Airways  from Bangkok
etihad Etihad Airways Etihad Airways   United Arab Emirates
jet Jet Airways  Jet Airways  India
cathay Cathay Pacific  Cathay Pacific  via Hong Kong, Singapore, Bangkok
arabia Air Arabia   Air Arabia  Dubai
airindia Air India  Air India   India
express Air India Express  Air India Express  from Chennai, Mumbai
kuwait Kuwait Airways  Kuwait Airways   Kuwait
malayaia Malaysia Airlines  Malaysia Airways  from Kuala Lumpur
mihin Mihin Lanka  Mihin Lanka  budget airline of  Sri Lanka
jordan Royal Jordanian  Royal Jordanian   Jordan’s national carrier
singapore Singapore Airlines  Singapore Airlines  ***
saudi Saudi Airlines  Saudi Airlines  ***
asia Air Asia  Air Asia  flights from KUL to CMB withdrawn
china China Eastern Airline  China Eastern Airlines   
oman Oman Air  Oman Air  ***
spice Spicejet  Spicejet  India

sas Scandinavian Airlines SAS only via partner (Scandinavia)
lufthansa Lufthansa  Lufthansa only via partner (Gernamy)

It is very common that planes lands in Colombo (Direct planes) from or via Heathrow, Doha, Frankfurt, Dubai, Bahrain, Singapore, Bangkok, Male, Kuala Lumpur International etc.

A complete liste of airlines can be seen here:

عروض خاصة للسفر من الإمارات العربية المتحدة

By ship: 

Ship from India Some backpackers travel by ship from India to the northern part of Sri Lanka.