Melbourne to Colombo By Air freight, Cargo ship or Road

See the best way to ship your freight from Melbourne, Australia to Colombo, Sri Lanka by various transport modes including Air, Sea and Road. Compare freight rates, transit times, route options and much more.

Melbourne to Colombo by Air freight

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Colombo by plane will take about 1 day 11h and departs from Melbourne International Airport (MEL) and arrives into Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport (CMB). There are flights departing 1-2 times a day on this route. SriLankan Airlines is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with flights departing every 1-2 days.

Quickest air route

Melbourne International Airport to Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport

Departs from

Departs from

1 day 11h

1-2 times a day

8,416 km

5,230 mi.

Direct

No stops

Operating carriersDepartsAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: ULSriLankan Airlines
Every 1-2 daysAirbus A330-300
Carrier Identifier: SQSingapore AirlinesF
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 747-400 Freighter+3 others
Carrier Identifier: MHMalaysia Airlines
Every 1-2 daysAirbus A330-300+2 others
Carrier Identifier: ODBatik Air Malaysia
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 737-800
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Melbourne to Colombo by Container ship

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Colombo by ship will take about 21 days 18h and departs from Melbourne (AUMEL) and arrives into Colombo (LKCMB). There are ships departing 1-2 times a week on this route. MSC is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with ships departing 1-2 times a week.

Quickest ocean route

Melbourne to Colombo

Port of loading

Port of loading

21 days 18h

1-2 times a week

11,854 km

7,366 mi.

Direct

3 stops

Operating carriersDepartsVessels
Carrier Identifier: MSCUMSC
1-2 times a weekNORTHERN JUBILEE+40 others
Carrier Identifier: CMDUCMA CGM
Every 2-4 weeksAPL MIAMI+7 others
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