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

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Flight time from Colombo to Tokyo is 8 hours 10 minutes

Non-Stop flight duration from CMB to NRT is 8 hours 10 minutes (Operated by SriLankan Airlines)

The nearest airport to Colombo, is Bandaranayake Airport (CMB) and the nearest airport to Tokyo, is Tokyo Haneda International Airport (HND)

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Distance from Colombo to Tokyo is approximately 6840 kilometers.

Flights from Colombo to Tokyo • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from Colombo arrive at Tokyo Haneda International Airport, New Tokyo International Airport or Yokota Afb Airport. Tokyo is served by 3 international airports.

Airline & JourneyDuration
SriLankan Airlines
8 hrs 10 mins
Japan Airlines
8 hrs 10 mins

Flight time from Colombo to Tokyo via Bangkok • CMB to NRT via BKK

Flight duration from Bandaranayake Airport to New Tokyo International Airport via Suvarnabhumi International Airport, Thailand on Thai Airways International flight is 11 hours 30 minutes

Thai Airways International CMB to BKK
3 hrs 25 mins
 Waiting Time
2 hrs 10 mins
5 hrs 55 mins
Total Duration:
11 hrs 30 mins

Flight time from Colombo to Tokyo via Shanghai • CMB to NRT via PVG

Flight duration from Bandaranayake Airport to New Tokyo International Airport via Pu Dong Airport, China on China Eastern Airlines flight is 12 hours 45 minutes

China Eastern Airlines CMB to PVG
7 hrs 5 mins
 Waiting Time
2 hrs 55 mins
2 hrs 45 mins
Total Duration:
12 hrs 45 mins

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

Non-stop flight time from Colombo to Tokyo is around 8 hours 15 minutes.

Fastest one-stop flight between Colombo and Tokyo takes close to 11 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 37 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from Colombo to any of the 3 airports in Tokyo.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, Colombo - Tokyo 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 50 mins to 25 hrs .

Flight time from Colombo, Sri Lanka to airports near Tokyo, Japan

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

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
CMB - NRT Tokyo, New Tokyo International Airport 8 hrs 10 mins Non-Stop
CMB - NGO Tokoname, Centrair Airport 10 hrs 40 mins 1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Colombo and Tokyo

Colombo time is 3 hours 30 minutes behind Tokyo

Current time in Colombo, Sri Lanka : Thu, 21 Jan, 2021,
Colombo Timezone: +0530 (+05:30)

04:26 AM

Current time in Tokyo, Japan :, Thu, 21 Jan, 2021,
Tokyo Timezone: JST (+09:00)

07:56 AM

CMB to HND Flight - Colombo Airport to Tokyo Airport Flight Route Map

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

Find flying time from Bandaranayake Airport or Colombo or any other airport or city in Sri Lanka to various other destinations around the world using this flight time calculator.

A list of major Cities/Airports around the world is given below. Click on any of the airport names given below to find the flight distance from Colombo to those airports.