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

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Departure
Colombo
Arrival
Washington, DC

Flight time from Colombo to Washington, DC is 21 hours 25 minutes

One stop flight time from CMB to IAD via DOH is 21 hours 25 minutes (Operated by Qatar Airways)

The nearest airport to Colombo, is Bandaranayake Airport (CMB) and the nearest airport to Washington, DC, is Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

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Distance from Colombo to Washington, DC is approximately 14380 kilometers.

Flight time from Colombo to Washington, DC via London • CMB to IAD via LHR

Flight duration from Bandaranayake Airport to Washington Dulles International 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
LHR
 Waiting Time
6 hrs 20 mins
LHR to IAD
8 hrs 20 mins
Total Duration:
26 hrs 35 mins

Flight time from Colombo to Washington, DC via Istanbul • CMB to IAD via IST

Flight duration from Bandaranayake Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport via Ataturk Airport, Turkey on Turkish Airlines flight is 31 hours 35 minutes

Turkish Airlines CMB to IST
11 hrs 40 mins
IST
 Waiting Time
8 hrs
IST to IAD
11 hrs 55 mins
Total Duration:
31 hrs 35 mins

How long does it take to fly from Colombo to Washington, DC?

There are very few non-stop flights from Colombo to Washington, DC. 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 Washington, DC takes close to 22 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 43 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 1 hr to 23 hrs .

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

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

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
CMB - BWI Baltimore, MD, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport 37 hrs 25 mins 1 Stop
CMB - PHL Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport 35 hrs 15 mins 1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Colombo and Washington, DC

Colombo time is 10 hours 30 minutes ahead of Washington, DC

Current time in Colombo, Sri Lanka : Mon, 18 Jan, 2021,
Colombo Timezone: +0530 (+05:30)

01:48 PM

Current time in Washington, DC, United States :, Mon, 18 Jan, 2021,
Washington, DC Timezone: EST (-05:00)

03:18 AM

CMB to IAD Flight - Colombo Airport to Washington, DC Airport Flight Route Map

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

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