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When is the best time to fly to Chennai?

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Chennai?

In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Chennai for $37/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.

What is the cheapest month to fly to Chennai?

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.

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

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 $658 on momondo.

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

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.

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

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.

What is there to do in Chennai when it’s raining?

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. 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.

When is the best time to plan a beach trip to Chennai?

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.

Is there an alternative airport near Chennai?

Those flying to Chennai could potentially find better pricing at Tirupati Airport (62 mi from Chennai city center) or Pondicherry Airport (83 mi from Chennai city center) depending on the month and departure airport.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Chennai?

Prices vary based on where travelers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Chennai is Tirupati Airport where the average price is $609pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.


What are the current travel restrictions for Chennai?

Currently, India travel restrictions include travel to Chennai. India has restricted entry to most foreign travelers until at least September 30. Certain categories of Indian nationals and residents may enter the country on repatriation flights arranged by Ministry of Civil Aviation. Other exceptions exist for air cargo flights that carry goods for trade or essential goods and supplies, and their crew members, helpers, cleaners, etc. Travelers with an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card or booklet are eligible to enter the country, as are their minor children and spouses, or students attending an Indian institution, if one of the parents is a national of India or OCI card holder. Travelers may transit through India from a neighbouring country if traveling via India to their country of residence. The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has issued new guidelines permitting certain categories of foreign nationals to travel to India on business. However it will require them to first obtain a fresh business or employment visa. For information categories and process, visit the Indian Bureau of Immigration website. As of August 8, all international passengers must visit the New Delhi Airport website and submit a self-declaration form at least 72 hours prior to departure for India. All travelers will undergo a thermal screening on arrival and are required to undergo mandatory quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in India. They may be required to provide contact details and be asked to download the Arogya Setu app. Travelers may apply for an exemption from quarantine; to do so, they will need to apply using the self-reporting form and attach a negative PCR test result. If you are planning to travel to Chennai at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.


Chennai flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Chennai found recently by users on momondo
Cheapest
Best
Quickest
Cathay Pacific
Feb 1
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
36h 35m
1 stop
MAA
Chennai
Feb 18
MAA
Chennai
27h 35m
1 stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Air India
Dec 1
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
19h 30m
1 stop
MAA
Chennai
Jan 25
MAA
Chennai
20h 45m
1 stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
Oct 12
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
40h 05m
2 stops
MAA
Chennai
Oct 19
MAA
Chennai
29h 55m
2 stops
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Cathay Pacific
Feb 1
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
36h 35m
1 stop
MAA
Chennai
Feb 18
MAA
Chennai
27h 35m
1 stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Air India
Oct 10
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20h 40m
1 stop
MAA
Chennai
Dec 11
MAA
Chennai
20h 45m
1 stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Cathay Pacific
Feb 9
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
38h 05m
1 stop
MAA
Chennai
Feb 19
MAA
Chennai
27h 35m
1 stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Chennai

If you're looking for one-way flights to Chennai, view some of our deals below provided by British Airways
Cheapest
Best
Quickest
British Airways
Nov 7
LAX
Los Angeles
21h 40m
1 stop
MAA
Chennai
Qatar Airways
Nov 23
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
18h 20m
1 stop
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
Nov 1
SFO
San Francisco
49h 25m
3 stops
MAA
Chennai

Popular routes to Chennai

Most frequently searched flights to Chennai along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Colombo to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time
1h 20m
Cheapest price
$182
Singapore to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time
3h 55m
Cheapest price
$237

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