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Flight time from Colombo to Dubai is 4 hours 15 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from CMB to DXB is 4 hours 15 minutes (Operated by Emirates Airline)

Non-Stop Colombo to Dubai flight time by other airlines   More direct flights with stopover

How long does it take to fly from Colombo to Dubai?

Non-stop flights from Colombo takes anywhere between 4 hours to 5 hours 15 minutes to reach Dubai.

Fastest one-stop flight between Colombo and Dubai takes close to 7 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 26 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from Colombo to Dubai.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Colombo - Dubai flight time depend on the layover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 45 mins to 21 hrs .

The nearest airport to Colombo, is Bandaranayake Airport (CMB) and the nearest airport to Dubai, is Dubai Airport (DXB)

Find flights from Colombo to cities and airports near Dubai

Distance from Colombo to Dubai is approximately 3280 kilometers.

Flights from Colombo to Dubai • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from Colombo arrive at Dubai Airport, the major airport in Dubai

Emirates Airline
4 hrs 15 mins
SriLankan Airlines
4 hrs 30 mins
4 hrs 40 mins
5 hrs

Flight time from Colombo to Dubai via Doha • CMB to DXB via DOH

Flight duration from Bandaranayake Airport to Dubai Airport via Doha Airport, Qatar on SriLankan Airlines flight is 8 hours 25 minutes

SriLankan Airlines
Total flight duration
8 hours 25 minutes
CMB to DOH → 5 hours 5 minutes
DOH Stop 2 hours 15 minutes
DOH to DXB → 1 hour 5 minutes

Flight time from Colombo to Dubai via Kuwait City • CMB to DXB via KWI

Flight duration from Bandaranayake Airport to Dubai Airport via Kuwait International Airport, Kuwait on Kuwait Airways flight is 13 hours 20 minutes

Kuwait Airways
Total flight duration
13 hours 20 minutes
CMB to KWI → 5 hours 20 minutes
KWI Stop 6 hours 20 minutes
KWI to DXB → 1 hour 40 minutes

Flight time from Colombo, Sri Lanka to airports near Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Bandaranayake Airport, Colombo to airports nearest to Dubai is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
CMB - SHJ Sharjah, Sharjah Airport 4 hrs 35 minsNon-Stop
CMB - AUH Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi International Airport 4 hrs 35 minsNon-Stop

Airlines operating flights between Colombo and Dubai

Emirates Airline

SriLankan Airlines


Colombo - Dubai Timezones & Time Difference

Current time in Colombo, Sri Lanka :
02:54 PM, Mon, 30 Mar, 2015
Colombo Timezone: +05:30
Current time in Dubai, United Arab Emirates :
01:24 PM, Mon, 30 Mar, 2015
Dubai Timezone: +04:00
Colombo time is 1 hour 30 minutes ahead of Dubai

CMB to DXB Flight - Colombo Airport to Dubai Airport Flight Route Map

Location of Colombo Airport & Dubai Airport is given below. Click the map to view Colombo to Dubai flight path and travel direction.

Colombo - Lat: 7.1808, Long: 79.8841   Dubai - Lat: 25.2528, Long: 55.3644

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