The pleasures of comfortable air travel are closer than you might imagine, Fly from Dallas to Colombo with Qatar Airways and enjoy a wealth of luxury services that will make your journey a delight. Stretch your legs out in our spacious seats, enjoy delicious cuisine and sample a wide range of entertainment options, all delivered by a friendly and efficient cabin crew.
Colombo is Sri Lanka’s commercial capital and biggest city. It has a tropical climate and can be visited at any time of the year to enjoy its multitude of attractions. The easiest way of getting around and seeing everything is by tri-shaw, and some popular stops include the impressive National Museum of Colombo, Natural History Museum and the Sapumal Foundation art gallery. The Downtown area is also filled with fine dining restaurants and numerous designer shopping outlets.
Serving the huge area of Dallas and Fort Worth, this internationally acclaimed airport is a prime example of efficiency and a dedication to outstanding customer service.
The airport is the ninth busiest passenger airport in the world, and connects with over 200 destinations, including 55 international destinations and 147 internal US locations, making it a major air transport hub for the United States. Its reputation for high quality service and a plentiful selection of award-winning hotels. It also has a history stretching back to the 1940s.
Transportation and parking
Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport has a good ground transport system served by the ultra-efficient ‘Skylink’ train system, which opened in 2005. This high-speed train service is totally automated.
The double-decker trains run every two minutes and connect to all the terminals. The Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) rail service provides a link to and from Dallas itself. Some hotels provide courtesy cars and limousine services, while buses are also available 24/7 to and from both Dallas and Fort Worth. Taxis are plentiful and surprisingly cheap.
Passengers flying from Dallas-Fort Worth with Qatar Airways have access to an eight-level car park that offers over 8,000 parking spaces.
Arriving at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport
Passengers flying from Dallas-Fort Worth with Qatar Airways will depart from Terminal D. Air-conditioned skyways connect the terminal to the adjoining car park. There are 30 gates, some of which are designed to take the double-decker Airbus A380.
Facilities and amenities
The sheer size of Dallas-Fort Worth international airport means that there are plenty of facilities and amenities available for passengers. Terminal D has plenty of relaxation areas, as well as a selection of retail outlets selling everything from cowboy hats and boots through to fine quality perfumes, jewellery and accessories.
There are ATMs positioned throughout the Terminal D departure area, as well as mother and baby changing areas, and relaxation and wellness centres. Wi-Fi is available throughout the public areas. A cross-section of both on-the-go TexMex cuisine and gourmet restaurants provide everything from a coffee and Danish through to a full, three-course meal.
Book a flight to Colombo with Qatar Airways and you’ll discover a cultural melting-pot that is vibrant, and full of character and interesting sights. Colombo is Sri Lanka’s largest city, and manages to retain its traditional cultural identity whilst still being one of the Asia-Pacific region’s fastest-growing economies.
From temples to museums, a selection of galleries that showcase local artists and wonderfully vibrant markets, Colombo is a feast for the senses. A flight to Colombo with Qatar Airways introduces you to this remarkable location.
Filled with museums, cultural icons, distinctive architecture and beautiful open spaces, Colombo is a live representation of Sri Lanka’s rich history and culture that stems from multiple influxes of different ethnic groups and colonial influences.
You can discover more about the various cultures that have influenced the country at the National Museum of Colombo and the Dutch Period Museum.
Other must-see attractions in the city include the Buddhist temples of Kelaniya Rajamaha Viharaya, Gangaramaya and Seema Malaka -- the latter of which is famed for its incredibly tranquil lakeside location.
Traditional Sri Lankan entertainment incorporates intricate shadow puppetry, and one of the more eccentric attractions is the Traditional Puppet Art Museum, where you’ll see delicately crafted puppets and dioramas made by local artists.
Flights to Colombo with Qatar Airways land at Bandaranaike International Airport. Visa restrictions for entry into the country will depend on your country of origin, length of stay and whether your trip is for business or pleasure.
Before you fly to Colombo please check the visa and passport requirements.
Currency: Sri Lankan Rupee (LRK)
Voltage: 230 Volts
Plugs: Type D
Language: Sinhala / Tamil / English
International dialing code: +94
More Information: Read our Colombo Travel Guide
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