In general, October is the cheapest month to fly from United States to Chennai. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $866. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of October, then book flights to Chennai from United States during March instead. Flights to Chennai in March, while not as cheap as those in October, still average around $868.
Most flyers found that booking tickets 55 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Chennai. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $1,044. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to Chennai from United States for as low as $668 on momondo.
The cheapest day to depart from United States to Chennai is on a Friday when prices can be found for as low as $1,006. Flights from United States to Chennai on a Monday will generally be more expensive and average around $1,126. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.
Flying to Chennai from United States in the afternoon is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as $968 when looking at flights departing in the afternoon. Try not to purchase tickets in the morning because they tend to be around $1,092. Of course, these prices can vary depending on the time of year and what airport you fly to.
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 its raining, though. Shopping centers like Chennai Citi Center Mall are very popular destinations for those visiting the Chennai area. Chennai Citi Center Mall is a great place to go if you’re looking to spend some time inside.
If your plan is to spend time at Elliot's 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. For those looking to visit another area beach, Marina Beach is a great option in the Chennai area.