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 10h and departs from Melbourne International Airport (MEL) and arrives into Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport (CMB). There are flights departing daily on this route. SriLankan Airlines is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with flights departing 1-2 times a week.

Quickest air route

Melbourne International Airport to Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport

Departs from

Departs from

1 day 10h

Daily

8,416 km

5,230 mi.

Direct

No stops

Operating carriersDepartsAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: ULSriLankan Airlines
1-2 times a weekAirbus A330-300
Carrier Identifier: SQSingapore Airlines
Every 1-2 weeksAirbus A350-900
Carrier Identifier: TGThai Airways
Every 4-6 weeksAirbus A350-900
Carrier Identifier: CXCathay PacificF
Every 4-6 weeksBoeing 747-8F Freighter+2 others
Carrier Identifier: AIAir India
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 787-8+1 others
Carrier Identifier: EKEmirates
2-4 times a weekAirbus A380+1 others
Carrier Identifier: MUChina Eastern Airlines
Every 1-2 weeksAirbus A330-300
Carrier Identifier: EYEtihad Airways
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 777-300ER+2 others
Carrier Identifier: QRQatar Airways
Every 2-4 weeksBoeing 777-300ER+2 others
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Melbourne to Colombo by Container ship

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Colombo by ship will take about 27 days 16h and departs from Melbourne (AUMEL) and arrives into Colombo (LKCMB). There are ships departing every 1-2 weeks on this route. CNC Line is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with ships departing every 2-4 weeks.

Quickest ocean route

Melbourne to Colombo

Port of loading

Port of loading

27 days 16h

Every 1-2 weeks

10,457 km

6,498 mi.

1 transfer

1 stop

Operating carriersDepartsVessels
Carrier Identifier: 11DXCNC Line
Every 2-4 weeksWILLIAM+1 others
Carrier Identifier: OOLUOOCL
Every 1-2 weeksOOCL PANAMA+1 others
Carrier Identifier: COSUCOSCO
Every 2-4 weeksCOSCO GENOA+5 others
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