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About Flights to Chennai

Summary info about Chennai flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

₹ 1,307

Best Return Price

₹ 2,695

Fastest flight time

0h 55m

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7 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Chennai from India in the last 72 hours is ₹ 1,307 (Bengaluru Intl to Chennai).
The best return flight price to Chennai from India in the last 72 hours is ₹ 2,695 (Bengaluru Intl to Chennai).
The fastest flight to Chennai from India takes 0h 55m (Bengaluru Intl to Chennai).
There are 7 airlines operating flights to Chennai, including Air India, SpiceJet and GoFirst.

Chennai flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Chennai?

The month of March is another great option to travel to Chennai, with average flight prices from India averaging around ₹ 5,390.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Chennai?

In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Chennai for ₹ 1,735/person, which is 95% cheaper than the average flight to Chennai. To find the cheapest price to Chennai from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Chennai?

On average, the least expensive day to fly to Chennai from India is on a Monday. momondo users have found tickets for Monday departures for as low as ₹ 12,534. However, this price may fluctuate depending on the airline, the season, and holidays. Flights from India to Chennai on a Friday will generally be more expensive and average around ₹ 13,334. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Chennai?

Our data shows that the cheapest India to Chennai flights are usually those with departure times in the afternoon. Our users have found flights to Chennai in the afternoon for as low as ₹ 12,760. Try not to purchase tickets at midday because they tend to be around ₹ 14,738. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.

How long does it take to fly to Chennai?

Flight times vary depending on what airport in India you fly out of and what airport in Chennai you fly into. For example, flying from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl to Chennai takes 2h 35m on average. On the other hand, flying from Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl to Chennai takes 1h 50m on average. Keep in mind that it’s always quicker to opt for a non-stop flight, so be sure to check momondo to see if there are any available for your route.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Chennai?

We recommend purchasing flights from India to Chennai 60 days ahead of your departure date because this is when momondo users tend to see the best flight rates. On average, our users have found flights to Chennai for ₹ 10,694.

Cheapest flights to Chennai airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Chennai airports from your nearest city or airport
New Delhi
Chennai

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM New Delhi TO Chennai

New Delhi (DEL) to Chennai (MAA)

Typically, flights to Chennai from New Delhi are cheaper when flying from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl to Chennai, which has an average price of ₹ 10,694

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO CHENNAI FROM NEW DELHIFebruary52% cheaperFlying from New Delhi to Chennai costs on average just ₹ 5,145 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO CHENNAI FROM NEW DELHIOctober37% more expensiveIt costs about ₹ 14,618 for flights to Chennai from New Delhi in October
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO CHENNAI FROM NEW DELHIAugust225% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Chennai from New Delhi in August than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Chennai

Users planning a flight to Chennai during the months of October, November, or December should anticipate rain. There are still things to do in Chennai even when it's raining, though. Government Museum is a great museum to visit near Chennai and is especially great when the weather outside is less than desirable. Many tourists kill time during rain and storms by going to shopping centres in the area, like Express Avenue.

Chennai has a water park in the area named Velachery Aquatic Complex. Families typically love visiting Velachery Aquatic Complex when the weather is just right. Those looking to fly to Chennai to visit these parks would likely find that the best time to do so is during July, August, or September, when there is only a moderate chance of rain and the weather is typically above 70 degrees Fahrenheit (21°C).

If your plan is to spend time at Marina Beach while visiting Chennai, momondo recommends you plan your trip for January, February, or March when the temperatures are typically higher and the chance of rain is low. Consider visiting Elliot's Beach during your Chennai visit as well.

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Chennai is possible. If you are planning a flight to Chennai, consider booking flights to Tirupati Airport (100 km from Chennai city centre) or Pondicherry Airport (134 km from Chennai city centre).

With an average price of ₹ 27,729 per person, Pondicherry Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Chennai. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.


Chennai flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in India to Chennai found recently by users on momondo
AirAsia India
5 Jan
BLR11:05Bengaluru Intl
1h 00m
MAA12:05Chennai
5 Jan
MAA16:50Chennai
0h 55m
BLR17:45Bengaluru Intl
₹ 2,695
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AirAsia India
19 Dec
BLR00:15Bengaluru Intl
1h 10m
MAA01:25Chennai
8 Jan
MAA16:50Chennai
0h 55m
BLR17:45Bengaluru Intl
₹ 4,083
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Multiple Airlines
21 Mar
BOM17:00Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
2h 05m
MAA19:05Chennai
10 Apr
MAA03:55Chennai
2h 05m
BOM06:00Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
₹ 4,083
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GoFirst
14 Feb
BOM13:05Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
2h 05m
MAA15:10Chennai
21 Feb
MAA08:45Chennai
1h 55m
BOM10:40Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
₹ 4,247
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Multiple Airlines
1 Feb
BLR00:15Bengaluru Intl
1h 10m
MAA01:25Chennai
1 Feb
MAA16:00Chennai
13h 10m
1 stop
BLR05:10Bengaluru Intl
₹ 4,328
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Multiple Airlines
11 Feb
BOM13:05Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
1h 50m
MAA14:55Chennai
12 Feb
MAA02:00Chennai
2h 00m
BOM04:00Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
₹ 4,328
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Find the cheapest one-way flights to Chennai

If you're looking for one-way flights from India to Chennai, view some of our deals below provided by AirAsia India, GoFirst and IndiGo
AirAsia India
16 Jan
BLR11:05Bengaluru Intl
1h 00m
MAA12:05Chennai
₹ 1,307
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IndiGo
17 Dec
BLR02:00Bengaluru Intl
0h 55m
MAA02:55Chennai
₹ 2,287
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GoFirst
6 Dec
BOM00:45Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
1h 55m
MAA02:40Chennai
₹ 2,287
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Which airlines fly to Chennai?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Chennai

Which airlines fly to Chennai?

Based on our data, the most popular airlines that fly to Chennai from India are IndiGo, Air India, SpiceJet and Vistara. There may also be other airline options depending on where in India you’re flying from.

Vistara Flights to Chennai

28 Vistara flights head to Chennai on average each week. Most will be flying from Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl to Chennai, the most popular route that Vistara operates to Chennai. Prices vary based on when and where you fly from - the cheapest Vistara flight to Chennai found in the past 3 days on momondo was ₹ 3,343, departing from Ahmedabad. Vistara is the most popular choice on momondo for this route and has been scored 7.7/10 by 18 of our users.

GoFirst Flights to Chennai

GoFirst (7.2/10, 1 review) is also a popular choice for flights to Chennai, with deals from as low as ₹ 1,503 from Ahmedabad, return. With 4 GoFirst flights to Chennai on average each week, prices can vary significantly by origin and availability.


Popular routes to Chennai

Most frequently searched flights to Chennai along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
New York to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time18h 40m
Cheapest price₹ 48,837
Paris to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time11h 50m
Cheapest price₹ 44,835
San Francisco to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time21h 25m
Cheapest price₹ 57,412
Dallas to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time23h 06m
Cheapest price₹ 75,542
New Delhi to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time2h 35m
Cheapest price₹ 10,453
Singapore to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time4h 00m
Cheapest price₹ 20,580
Washington, D.C. to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time19h 05m
Cheapest price₹ 67,294
Chicago to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time19h 00m
Cheapest price₹ 63,047
Oakland, California to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time25h 25m
Cheapest price₹ 112,211
Coimbatore to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time1h 00m
Cheapest price₹ 5,962
Hyderabad to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time1h 15m
Cheapest price₹ 6,207
San Jose to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time22h 06m
Cheapest price₹ 85,587
Mumbai to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time1h 50m
Cheapest price₹ 4,083
Kuwait City to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time5h 20m
Cheapest price₹ 21,887
Frankfurt am Main to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time9h 20m
Cheapest price₹ 46,305
Colombo to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time1h 05m
Cheapest price₹ 13,393
Toronto to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time18h 50m
Cheapest price₹ 95,142
Dubai to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time3h 45m
Cheapest price₹ 19,355
Atlanta to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time19h 45m
Cheapest price₹ 76,849
Kolkata to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time2h 15m
Cheapest price₹ 11,352

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