Transit Accommodation

SriLankan Airlines will arrange accommodation for passengers with extended transit times in Colombo in certain situations.

The Following conditions will be applied for transit Accommodation:

  1. Passengers should arrive in a SriLankan Airlines’ flight and transit in Colombo for over 8 hours and up to 24 hours, and also should connect to another SriLankan airlines flight in order to claim transit accommodation.
  2. Passengers are eligible for this service only if they do not have a connection of less than 8 hours available. Passengers will not be eligible for this service when there are connections for the same sector with transit time less than 8 hours in Colombo.
  3. Passengers should hold a SriLankan airlines through ticket under a single booking reference to be eligible for this facility. Eg: - Passengers holding two separate tickets for Dubai to Colombo and Colombo to Chennai will not be entitled for this service. All sectors should be included under a single booking reference.
  4. To avail this offer, the minimum ticket fare (Fare plus fuel surcharge) should be USD 250 for one direction and USD 500 for both directions.
  5. Passengers should hold a confirmed hotel reservation prior to arriving in Colombo.
  6. Transit accommodation is at the discretion of SriLankan Airlines. Not all fares are eligible for this stopover service. Please contact your nearest SriLankan Airlines office or Global contact center 48 hours prior to departure to request for this service if eligible for your journey. Charges may apply.

*Confirmation of your hotel in Colombo does not guarantee entry to Sri Lanka. This is entirely at the discretion of the Sri Lankan Immigration authority.

Obtaining visa for country of transit and country of destination remains the responsibility of the passenger. In the event of entry is not permitted, SriLankan Airlines is not held liable, in spite of holding a hotel booking.



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