Cheap Flights from Singapore to Chennai

Singapore to Chennai route information
Origin AirportChangi
Destination AirportChennai Intl.
Airlines ServingAir India, Emirates, IndiGo, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Thai AirAsia, Thai Airways International, Vistara
Flight PriceS$363
Distance2907 km

Flights from Singapore to Chennai

There are a number of airlines that fly direct flights from Singapore to India’s Chennai International Airport, notably, Jet Airways, Air India, Scoot, SilkAir and Singapore Airlines. Direct flights usually take approximately 4 hours.

Chennai International Airport Information

Chennai International Airport (MAA) is the 4th busiest airport in India and spreads its old and new terminals across Meenambakkam, Pallavaram and Tirusulam. There are currently three terminals facilitating the travel for southern India. The first of the terminals is Kamraj terminal, which serves domestic flights around India. The second terminal Anna, serves for international flights, there are two blocks and old and new with the old block handling arrivals and the new part for departures. There are currently plans for an expansion of the international terminal as well as a completely new construction for a domestic terminal. There are shuttle buses, battery vehicles or a walkway that will take you between terminals as the terminals are quite a distance apart. There is also a 3rd terminal called the Haj Terminal, which is an exclusive terminal in operation during the Haj pilgrimage and traffics around 600 pilgrims each time.

There are a number of food facilities that cater to customers in both terminals, with a selection of restaurants and cafés, as well as snack bars and vending machines. There are also a number of different duty free shops that sell gifts, fashion, locally made goods, luxury products, and bookstores. There is also a pharmacy that can be found in the domestic terminal. There are dedicated child care rooms, TV areas to entertain the children, alternatively for you adults there are spa and massage facilities that can be enjoyed before your flight. There is airport Wi-Fi located across all terminals that can be connected to free of charge.

Getting From Chennai International Airport to Chennai City Centre

By Train: Take the train from Tirusulam Railway Station by walking down Great Southern Trunk Road once you leave Chennai International Airport. Take the train to Egmore Station, the service runs every 20-30 minutes. Tickets can be purchased either at the station, although to save time its advisable to purchase these at the airport. The journey from Tirusulam into the city centre will take you 25-30 minutes and will cost INR 12 for second class and approximately INR 100 for a first class ticket.

By Taxi: Once you arrive visit one of the taxi service desks available in the airport. Aviation Express has a particularly good reputation for service and price. You will prepay for your taxi into the city centre which should take approximately 30 minutes, and costing you between INR 350 to INR 450.

By Bus: There is a bus stop just outside Chennai Airport, where the number 18A and 18B will both take you into the city centre. This service operates between the hours of 05:00 and 22:00, and will cost you INR 20 for the 18A ad INR 35 for 18B, these providing a cheaper alternative to a taxi. The journey time for both these services is approximately 45 minutes into town.

Frequently asked questions

How much is a flight from Changi Airport to Chennai Intl. Airport (MAA)?
If you’re planning on traveling from Singapore Airport to MAA, round-trip journeys start from . This figure is based on fares available within the last 7 days, so don’t wait around. Book today and save yourself money and time.
Do I need to pay a cancellation fee if I cancel my flight from Changi Airport (SIN) to MAA?
Every air carrier has its own terms and conditions. If you do decide to cancel, follow the simple instructions on our Customer Service Portal.
Can I fly from Singapore Airport to Chennai Airport right now?
To see what travel restrictions and quarantine requirements are in place for different citizens flying from Singapore Airport to MAA please visit our COVID 19 travel advisor portal link
How do I find cheap flights from Singapore Airport to MAA 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. When you’re searching for Singapore Airport to MAA flights, you’ll see a “no change fees” filter for you to select.
How many hours is the flight from SIN to MAA?
The flight time from SIN to Chennai Intl. Airport (MAA) is approximately 4 hours and 8 minutes. Put your earphones in, listen to your favorite podcast and the hours in the air will whiz by.
How far is the flight from Changi Airport to Chennai Intl. Airport (MAA)?
Around 2,900 kilometers separates Singapore and Chennai, so pack something to help you fill in a few hours. That thrilling novel you haven’t had time to finish will be perfect.
Which airlines fly direct from Changi Airport (SIN) to Chennai Intl. Airport (MAA)?
With so many airlines to pick from, you’ll be able to find your perfect flight from SIN to Chennai Intl. Airport (MAA) in a few easy clicks. Below is a list of the most popular carriers that fly between these airports:

  • IndiGo - (6E) with 60 monthly flights
  • Singapore Airlines - (SQ) with 43 monthly flights
  • Air India - (AI) with 30 monthly flights
  • Air India Express - (IX) with 8 monthly flights

Are Changi Airport (SIN) to Chennai Intl. Airport (MAA) flight tickets cheaper when they're purchased at the last minute?
Last-minute bookings from Changi Airport (SIN) to Chennai Intl. Airport (MAA) can be hit-or-miss. You may be able to find a bargain, but you could also completely miss out! If you’d rather start your travel planning ahead of time, Expedia compares flight deals up to 12 months in advance. Just keep in mind that not all airlines release their prices that far in advance. Our suggestion? Check back often as updates are made regularly.