Cheap flights from Chicago to Chennai

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Flight information for Chicago to Chennai
(CHI to MAA)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from Chicago to Chennai
Best Price Found$602The best flight deal from Chicago to Chennai found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $602
Fastest flight time18h 35mThe fastest flight from Chicago to Chennai takes 18h 35m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from Chicago to Chennai. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport - Chennai Airport and Chicago Midway Airport - Chennai Airport.
Airports in Chennai1 airportThere is 1 airport near Chennai: Chennai (MAA)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from Chicago to Chennai

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Chennai?

March

The cheapest time of year to fly to Chennai from Chicago is March. Most expensive is December

What is the cheapest day to depart Chicago for Chennai?

Thursday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Thursday. The most expensive is typically Sunday

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Chennai?

in the afternoon

Chicago to Chennai flights are approximately 23% more expensive in the morning than in the afternoon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Chennai from Chicago?

Jet Airways

Air France, Emirates, and Etihad Airways are the most popular carriers operating from Chicago to Chennai

What is the cheapest Chicago to Chennai flight route?

Chicago O'Hare Intl - Chennai

Fly from Chicago O'Hare Intl to Chennai for the best Chicago - Chennai flight prices

How far in advance should you book Chicago to Chennai flights?

27 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from Chicago to Chennai is approximately 27 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from Chicago to Chennai

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from Chicago to Chennai by changing tabs
Air India
Oct 10
ORD8:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
38h 10m
1 stop
MAA10:10 pmChennai
Oct 19
MAA4:25 pmChennai
33h 10m
2 stops
ORD1:35 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Air India
Oct 8
ORD8:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
20h 35m
1 stop
MAA4:35 amChennai
Oct 23
MAA1:00 pmChennai
24h 55m
1 stop
ORD1:55 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Air Canada
Feb 2
ORD1:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
30h 40m
2 stops
MAA7:40 amChennai
Mar 8
MAA8:50 pmChennai
31h 29m
2 stops
ORD4:19 amChicago O'Hare Intl
Air India
Jan 17
ORD7:30 amChicago O'Hare Intl
23h 35m
1 stop
MAA7:05 amChennai
Feb 12
MAA12:00 pmChennai
25h 15m
1 stop
ORD1:15 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Air India
Sep 30
ORD8:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
20h 35m
1 stop
MAA4:35 amChennai
Oct 8
MAA2:10 amChennai
35h 45m
1 stop
ORD1:55 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Air India
Sep 30
ORD8:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
20h 35m
1 stop
MAA4:35 amChennai
Oct 9
MAA4:25 pmChennai
21h 30m
2 stops
ORD1:55 pmChicago O'Hare Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Chennai

If you're looking for one-way flights from Chicago to Chennai, view some of our deals below provided by Air India and Qatar Airways
Air India
Oct 12
ORD8:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
20h 35m
1 stop
MAA4:35 amChennai
Air India
Oct 1
ORD8:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
38h 10m
1 stop
MAA10:10 pmChennai
Air India
Oct 10
ORD8:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
34h 25m
1 stop
MAA6:25 pmChennai

Search last-minute flights to Chennai from Chicago

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from Chicago to Chennai
Air India
Sep 28
ORD8:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
20h 35m
1 stop
MAA4:35 amChennai
Oct 30
MAA5:55 amChennai
32h 20m
1 stop
ORD2:15 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Air India
Oct 1
ORD8:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
34h 25m
1 stop
MAA6:25 pmChennai
Oct 31
MAA5:55 amChennai
32h 20m
1 stop
ORD2:15 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Air India
Sep 30
ORD8:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
20h 35m
1 stop
MAA4:35 amChennai
Oct 8
MAA2:10 amChennai
35h 45m
1 stop
ORD1:55 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Air India
Sep 30
ORD8:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
20h 35m
1 stop
MAA4:35 amChennai
Oct 9
MAA4:25 pmChennai
21h 30m
2 stops
ORD1:55 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Air India
Oct 1
ORD8:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
20h 35m
1 stop
MAA4:35 amChennai
Oct 9
MAA4:25 pmChennai
21h 30m
2 stops
ORD1:55 pmChicago O'Hare Intl
Air India
Sep 28
ORD8:00 amChicago O'Hare Intl
25h 05m
1 stop
MAA9:05 amChennai
Oct 6
MAA2:10 amChennai
23h 25m
1 stop
ORD1:35 amChicago O'Hare Intl

Best airlines flying from Chicago to Chennai

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from Chicago to Chennai with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Qatar Airways
PriceFrom $667
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.4
8.5

Boarding

8.3

Comfort

8.7

Crew

8.3

Entertainment

8.0

Food

Reviews

Great flight!

1 / 10
United Airlines
PriceFrom $701
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.8
7.2

Boarding

6.6

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.1

Food

Reviews

Pros: Everything! From ticketing agent to all the crew on our flight back were awesome. Thank you!

1 / 10
Lufthansa
PriceFrom $721
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.4
7.7

Boarding

7.5

Comfort

8.0

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

7.2

Food

Reviews

My luggage got delayed, trying to reach out the airline and no updates for me where my luggage is and when it will be delivered to me.

1 / 10
Air India
PriceFrom $772
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.6
6.7

Boarding

6.3

Comfort

6.6

Crew

5.8

Entertainment

6.5

Food

Reviews

After vaccinated 2 dozes in April 21 in Pune not allowed to board in plane on 15/8/21, Covid-19 RTPCR Test done, on 13/8/21 .results to come before reaching Delhi. Please refund money. You are allowing in Mumbai train, 2 dose vacationed person in Train.

1 / 10
Etihad Airways
PriceFrom $775
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.1
5.9

Boarding

6.8

Comfort

6.1

Crew

6.5

Entertainment

5.8

Food

Reviews

Etihad keep cancelling their flight just by a email and without rescheduling. It happened to more than four times and every time I had to call them for rescheduling. Really bad reservation system.

1 / 9
Emirates
PriceFrom $791
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.7
8.8

Boarding

8.7

Comfort

8.8

Crew

8.9

Entertainment

8.5

Food

Reviews

Smooth trip with excellent service.

1 / 10
Cathay Pacific
PriceFrom $826
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.1
8.2

Boarding

8.0

Comfort

8.4

Crew

8.2

Entertainment

7.8

Food

Reviews

Pros: H good

Cons: Good

1 / 10
Air Canada
PriceFrom $842
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.5
7.8

Boarding

7.3

Comfort

8.1

Crew

7.3

Entertainment

5.9

Food

Reviews

The food selection has been better in the past but due to Covid it is understandable. This particular flight did not have any entertainment and the Air Canada App did not work to access movies.

1 / 10
Jet Airways
PriceFrom $869
Free Cancellation
Rating
0.0
Air France
PriceFrom $935
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.7
7.9

Boarding

7.7

Comfort

8.3

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

7.8

Food

Reviews

Poor communication from boarding staff, airport staff not a clue. Communication on board was un decipherable and airline lost baggage.

1 / 9

  • Are airlines flying from Chicago to Chennai offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to Chennai are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travelers: Etihad Airways, Emirates, and Air India.

  • Which airlines flying from Chicago to Chennai have COVID-19 safety policies in place?

    Airlines such as Etihad Airways have taken additional precautions to make sure you’re safer while traveling. Many airlines flying from Chicago to Chennai are offering enhanced cleaning of their aircraft. Additional policies include pre-flight testing for COVID-19-related symptoms and antibodies. Masks are also required and are provided to travelers. Some airlines are offering socially-distanced seating for a limited time. Policies will vary by airline so keep this in mind as you search for options.

  • How far is Chicago to Chennai by plane?

    A flight from Chicago to Chennai will travel around 8555.9 mi. A reasonable flight in good conditions will take 19h 20m.


Can I fly to Chennai from Chicago right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chicago to Chennai

Most visitors from Chicago will not be allowed to enter Chennai.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chicago must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chennai.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chicago are not required to quarantine after entering Chennai.

Can I fly back to Chicago from Chennai?

Returning to Chicago from Chennai

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chennai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chicago.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chennai are not required to quarantine after entering Chicago.

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.

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