Cheap Flights to Chennai

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Cheap flights to Chennai (MAA)

Get started finding a cheap flight to Chennai on Expedia by either choosing a deal on this page or using the search bar to enter your travel dates, origin airport and whether you want a return or one-way airfare. You can filter for flexibility, number of stops, airline and departure/arrival times to find the best flight for you.

We recommend using the ‘Flexible Dates’ calendar at the top of the page to see the price of plane tickets on the surrounding dates. This allows you to pick the cheapest days to fly if your trip allows flexibility and score cheap flight deals to Chennai.

Return prices range from - and one-ways Chennai start as low as .

Be aware that choosing a non-stop flight can sometimes be more expensive while saving you time. And routes with connections may be available at a cheaper rate.


Airlines that fly to Chennai (MAA)

You have several options for which airline you choose to travel with to Chennai. There are airlines flying into MAA: . 

Cheap plane tickets may be available from different airlines at different times and with unique terms. It’s best to understand the details of each airline’s offer before judging its value.

For example, if you plan to check in a bag or bring hand baggage, it's worth checking whether the cheap airfare deal includes a baggage allowance. If not, verify whether the baggage fee is higher than the difference of other airline plane ticket deals offering free checked in/hand baggage in exchange for a slightly higher airfare. 

Additionally, your preferred frequent flyer membership programmes may influence your choice of cheap airline. Expedia allows you to enter your membership numbers during checkout to earn points from your airline and Expedia Rewards—all while getting a great deal and planning all your travel on one online platform.


Find the best deals

At Expedia, we source many flight deals from multiple providers, so you can easily find the best deals that are right for you. A great strategy for getting the best deals can be to make sure you book and travel at optimal times. Airfare to Chennai (MAA) varies throughout the year based on seasonal demand. You’ll see the lowest rates for return trips to MAA in and in for one-ways.


Cancellation & flexibility

To change or cancel eligible flights, go to ‘My Trips’ and navigate to your itinerary. If you booked within the last 24 hours, you might be able to cancel your flight for free. Learn more about flight changes or cancellations from our customer service portal. Some plane tickets are available with no change fees, which you can filter for during your search.

Frequently asked questions

Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my flight to Chennai?
For more information about updating your flight to Chennai or cancelling it, head over to our Customer Service Portal.
How do I find cheap flights to Chennai that have flexible change policies?
Many airlines offer the option to reschedule your flight without a change fee. All you pay is the difference between the original flight and the new flight you select. When you’re searching for flights to Chennai, you’ll see a “no change fees” filter for you to select.
Can I fly to Chennai now?
Make your visit to Chennai take off without a hitch by making your first stop our Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This is an easy way to keep yourself up-to-date about current travel restrictions, including quarantine requirements and the latest official health info.
What is the name of Chennai's airport?
If you’re arriving by plane, you won’t have to think too long and hard about which airport to fly into. Chennai has just one – Chennai Intl. Airport (MAA).
How far is Chennai Intl. Airport (MAA) from central Chennai?
If you’re basing yourself in the centre of Chennai, you’ll be there within moments after landing at Chennai Intl. Airport (MAA). The terminal is only 5 kilometres from the downtown area.
What airport is best to fly into Chennai?
Sitting 5 kilometres from the downtown area, Chennai Intl. Airport (MAA) is your entry point to Chennai.
How many airlines fly to Chennai?
There are 32 airlines that fly to Chennai from 61 airports across the globe.
Which airlines fly to Chennai?
Chennai receives the largest number of flights from IndiGo, Vistara and Air India with IndiGo being the number one choice of airline. Mumbai is the most popular city for travellers to take off from.
How many nonstop flights are there to Chennai?
Flying to somewhere new is much more straightforward when there aren’t any stopovers involved. If you’re off to Chennai, the fantastic news is that there are roughly 1,314 direct flights each week.
Where are the most popular flights to Chennai departing from?
Travellers frequently set off from Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru airports when flying to Chennai.
How long is the flight to Chennai Airport?
If it’s Mumbai you’re departing, you’ll be midair for around 1 hour and 57 minutes before you arrive in Chennai. Runway to runway from Delhi takes about 2 hours and 54 minutes and from Bengaluru, 1 hour and 4 minutes.
How to book the cheapest flight to Chennai?
We’ve all come across those jet-setters who somehow manage to land impossibly cheap airfares every time they fly. Would you like to know how to do it for your Chennai holiday? Don’t wait until the last minute to lock in your flight. Another easy way to land the most competitive fare is to shop around. If where you’re headed has several airports, be sure to research the cost of flying into a less busy terminal. Last of all, be ready to lock in your seat quickly if you stumble on a great price. It might not stick around for too long. With a bit of knowledge and some good fortune, the perfect fare can be yours.
How to survive the flight to Chennai?
We’ve rounded up all the info you need to make your flight as enjoyable as possible. Follow our tips and you’ll be breezing through the airport and having a blast in Chennai in no time flat.What to pack in your hand luggage:

  • First things first, pack in your passport, travel docs, bank cards and vital medications. Next, you’ll want some in-flight entertainment to while away the hours. A juicy book and a tablet crammed with your favourite shows are always good options. If you hope to catch more than just forty winks, a neck pillow and a pair of earplugs will also be useful. Finally, leave some space for a few toiletry items to ensure you touchdown looking fresh and raring to go.

Do not pack the following items in your hand luggage:

  • While the list of restricted items can differ between air carriers, the general rule of thumb is nothing flammable, sharp or explosive. This includes things like screwdrivers, knives, fuels and bleaching agents. Sporting equipment like hockey sticks, and objects that could harm other people, such as guns and swords, can’t come on board with you either.

What to wear on a flight:

  • The best way to ensure a comfortable flight often lies in your choice in clothes. Prepare for temperature changes by bringing layers. This will keep you nice and warm if the cabin gets chilly. Shoes like flip flops and heels are best left for other occasions. Even though they may be your favourites, go for flat, closed-toed footwear like sneakers. Your feet will appreciate it.
  • You’ve probably heard about DVT (deep vein thrombosis), a blood clotting condition caused by reduced mobility or inactivity. There are plenty of ways to mitigate your risk. Wear a pair of compression socks, drink lots of water and move your legs and feet. Walk the aisles of the cabin or try out some exercises in your seat.

How to get through airport security fast when flying to Chennai?
Being prepared before you get to the airport will help make your getaway to Chennai a pleasure. Here are some handy hints for a stress-free journey through security:

  • Airport security personnel first need to know that you have a valid ID and matching boarding pass before anything else. Have them ready to show.
  • Time to strip down. Well kind of. Your belt, jacket, keys and other small items, like coins, will be required to go through the X-ray machine. Make the whole process faster by removing them as your turn draws near.
  • All electronic gadgets, including your phone and laptop, must also be scanned.
  • Can’t travel without your favourite perfume or cologne? As long as the volume is no greater than 3.4 ounces (100 milliliters) and it’s stored in a zip-lock bag, you can keep it with you in your carry-on luggage.
  • Choosing your footwear wisely can save you several minutes. Boots and bulky shoes are often required to be removed and separately scanned. Slip-on sneakers usually aren’t.
  • Sharp items such as knives and scissors are not allowed in the cabin. They’ll be seized at security, so pack them in your checked luggage.

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