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Fly from Frankfurt to Colombo with Etihad Airways

Book flights from Frankfurt to Colombo and be transported from Germany’s Rhineland to Sri Lanka’s ‘Garden City’.

Discover a city that mixes interesting history, vibrant culture and innovative modern developments. Visit the tranquil Gangaramaya Temple, stroll through pretty Viharamahadevi Park, or dine out in the restaurants of Galle Face Green. Start your journey today and book online.

FRA to CMB: flight facts

Journey time 12hrs 50mins

Your journey time to Colombo depends on how long your connection lasts in Abu Dhabi.

Flight distance 5,099 miles

Flights from Frankfurt (FRA) to Colombo (CMB) via Abu Dhabi (AUH) cover 5,099 miles (8,206 kilometres).

Flying from Frankfurt to Colombo: FAQs

How far is Bandaranaike International Airport from the city centre?

Bandaranaike International Airport is 21 miles (35 km) north of Colombo. As this is Sri Lanka’s main airport, there are plenty of transport links to take you into the city. A bus runs from the airport to Colombo’s train station regularly and is the most cost-effective method. You can book a transfer with Etihad to make your journey from airport to hotel fuss-free and fast.

What can I buy in Colombo?

Colombo – and Sri Lanka as a whole – is a great place to pick up gifts and unique souvenirs. Local craftspeople and artisans specialise in a wide variety of unusual and traditional goods, such as sarongs, moonstone and sapphire gems. Look out too for carved figurines of Buddha and elephants.

Top tips for Frankfurt to Colombo

beira lake in colombo with skyscrapers in the background

Discover beautiful Beira Lake

If you enjoy Frankfurt’s stunning Langener Waldsee, you’ll love Colombo’s picturesque Beira Lake. Located in the middle of the city, Beira Lake is a gorgeous green oasis.

Hire swan-shaped pedalos or simply stroll along the water’s edge. Bring a picnic to spend a slow afternoon here, then finish the day with dinner on the lake’s floating restaurant.

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Find serenity at Gangaramaya Temple

Compare Romanesque and Gothic architecture in Frankfurt’s Carolingian Saint Justin’s Church with one of Colombo’s oldest Buddhist temples – Gangaramaya Temple.

It’s a striking mix of Chinese, Thai, Sri Lankan and Indian architectural styles. Located by the scenic Beira Lake, the temple is the epitome of peace and tranquillity.

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