If you are actually flying from Colombo, Sri Lanka to Houston, United States or if you are just curious to know the flight time between Colombo and Houston, this page will give you the information you are looking for.

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Flight time from Colombo to Houston is 23 hours 45 minutes

One stop flight time from CMB to IAH via DOH is 23 hours 45 minutes (Operated by Qatar Airways)

The nearest airport to Colombo, is Bandaranayake Airport (CMB) and the nearest airport to Houston, is George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)

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Distance from Colombo to Houston is approximately 15860 kilometers.

Flight time from Colombo to Houston via Dubai • CMB to IAH via DXB

Flight duration from Bandaranayake Airport to George Bush Intercontinental Airport via Dubai Airport, United Arab Emirates on Emirates Airline flight is 24 hours 40 minutes

Emirates Airline CMB to DXB
4 hrs 30 mins
 Waiting Time
3 hrs 35 mins
16 hrs 35 mins
Total Duration:
24 hrs 40 mins

Flight time from Colombo to Houston via London • CMB to IAH via LHR

Flight duration from Bandaranayake Airport to George Bush Intercontinental Airport via London Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom on SriLankan Airlines flight is 26 hours 35 minutes

SriLankan Airlines CMB to LHR
11 hrs 55 mins
 Waiting Time
4 hrs 30 mins
10 hrs 10 mins
Total Duration:
26 hrs 35 mins

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

There are very few non-stop flights from Colombo to Houston. Therefore, you'll have to take connecting flights. In such cases, flight time depend on the stopover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Fastest one-stop flight between Colombo and Houston takes close to 24 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 40 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 1 hr to 19 hrs .

Flight time from Colombo, Sri Lanka to airports near Houston, United States

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

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
CMB - HOU Houston, TX, William P Hobby Airport 23 hrs 45 mins 1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Colombo and Houston

Colombo time is 11 hours 30 minutes ahead of Houston

Current time in Colombo, Sri Lanka : Wed, 27 Jan, 2021,
Colombo Timezone: +0530 (+05:30)

07:58 AM

Current time in Houston, United States :, Tue, 26 Jan, 2021,
Houston Timezone: CST (-06:00)

08:28 PM

CMB to IAH Flight - Colombo Airport to Houston Airport Flight Route Map

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

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