Book flights from Stockholm to Colombo with Qatar Airways
Arriving in Colombo
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.
Reach the bustling Sri Lankan city of Colombo refreshed and ready for business or pleasure when you book flights from Stockholm to Colombo with Qatar Airways. Enjoy a smooth and stress-free experience as you board one our state-of-the-art aircraft built for maximum comfort over long journeys. Our 5-star service reaches for the skies, getting you to your destination with the minimum of fuss and with an award-winning level of quality.
Colombo is the most important financial and commercial city in Sri Lanka, a forward-looking metropolis where you can still encounter fascinating local culture and traditional values. This remarkable destination welcomes tourists and business travellers, luxury holidaymakers and backpackers, and has upscale hotels, air-conditioned shopping centres and exquisite restaurants alongside ornate temples and stunning natural scenery. Arrive in Colombo relaxed and ready for adventure, when you travel with Qatar airways.
Flying from Stockholm
Stockholm Arlanda Airport is Sweden’s busiest airport and one of four that serves the country’s capital. So it is important that passengers flying from Stockholm with Qatar Airways ensure that their taxi driver takes them to the right airport.
Sweden has a reputation for cool efficiency, and this ultra-modern airport is no exception. Plans have recently been approved to expand the airport to accommodate larger aircraft such as the Airbus 380, and with excellent facilities and a typical Scandinavian devotion to efficiency and quality, flying from Stockholm with Qatar Airways is a relaxing and pleasant experience.
Transportation and parking
There are several railway stations at the terminals. The SkyCity terminal operates long-distance trains to destinations such as Trondheim and Gothenburg, while local trains into Stockholm itself are frequent and efficient.
Road transport includes bus, coach and taxi options, all of which run from various points around the city to the airport. Car parking is plentiful.
Multistorey garages have direct access to the terminals, and there are also open-air car parks near the terminals. Two additional car parks further away offer economy rates and are connected to the terminals by free shuttle buses.
Arriving at Stockholm Arlanda Airport
Passengers flying from Stockholm with Qatar Airways depart from Terminal 5. It has three piers connected to 31 aircraft parking stands with passenger bridges.
There are also a number of remote aircraft parking positions serving this terminal, so it is important to check on arrival where your flight is departing from. Due to the size of the terminal it is also advisable to arrive at least two hours in advance.
Be aware that during the winter there may be delays due to weather conditions, so again allow yourself extra time if travelling during the colder months.
Facilities and amenities
Facilities at Stockholm Arlanda Airport are excellent. There is a good choice of retail outlets, including exceptionally good restaurants serving international cuisine and Swedish specialities.
Business lounges with fax and photocopying services are available in T5, as well as good Internet coverage.