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|Average price:||₹ 4,561|
|Good deal:||₹ 2,327|
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Top tips for finding cheap flights to Chennai
- Looking for cheap airfare to Chennai? 25% of our users found return tickets to Chennai for the following prices or less: From Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Intl ₹ 3,015, from Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji ₹ 3,948, from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl ₹ 6,036
- Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
- High season is considered to be April, May and June. The cheapest month to fly to Chennai is March.
- Starving after your flight to Chennai? Apart from the popular fast food brands such as KFC, Pizza Hut and Subway, you will find eateries with traditional local cuisine, for example Chaatwala, Copper Chimney and Maggi. If you want to grab a coffee, stop by Café Coffee Day or Cafeccino, and if you want to add a treat to satisfy your sweet tooth, Krispy Kreme offers a variety of doughnuts.
- Mothers who are travelling with infants can rest assured that they will find basic facilities at Chennai Airport. Child Care Rooms are located in both terminal buildings and they are well-adjusted to provide a comfortable environment for nursing and changing the baby.
- If you want to surf the internet or check your mail while waiting for your flight from Chennai Airport, you can connect to the airport Wi-Fi. Free connection is provided for 45 minutes, after that time period, you can purchase additional data. In case your device runs low on battery, you can use any of the free charging points scattered throughout the airport building.
- If you are short on cash, you can withdraw money after your flight to Chennai as there are numerous ATMs provided by different banks at both terminals of Chennai Airport.
- People who have to spend a long time waiting at Chennai Airport for their flights can purchase passes to wait in the airport’s Travel Club Lounge. The lounge is open 24/7 and comes with the internet connection, comfortable seating, magazines and many food options.
FAQs - booking Chennai flights
How long is the flight to Chennai?
|Flights from Kolkata||2h 22m|
|Flights from Mumbai||1h 56m|
|Flights from New Delhi||2h 50m|
|Flights from Hyderabad||1h 16m|
What is the cheapest flight to Chennai?
The cheapest airline ticket to Chennai from India in the last 72 hours was ₹ 2,204 return on the route Hyderabad to Chennai. The most popular route is Mumbai to Chennai and the cheapest ticket found on this route in the last 72 hours was ₹ 5,016 return.
Which airlines fly to Chennai?
In general from India, IndiGo, SpiceJet and Air India fly the most to Chennai. The most popular route is from Mumbai, and IndiGo, SpiceJet & Vistara fly this route the most.
How far is Chennai airport from central Chennai?
Chennai Airport is 16 kilometres from the centre of Chennai. View on map.
What is the name of Chennai’s airport?
Chennai is served by Chennai Airport, also commonly referred to as Chennai, Chennai Intl. The airport code is MAA.
What are the transportation options to and from Chennai Airport?
When it comes to public transport, you can take one of the public buses that will take you into the city. It is also possible to take the metro Blue Line to Little Mount and then change to the Green Line in order to get to the city centre. Alternatively, you can use pre-paid taxis. The journey between the airport and the city centre takes about 40 minutes and the cost ranges from ₹350 to ₹500. Those who do not have a lot of baggage with them and are looking for the cheapest option can choose to ride via auto rickshaw.
Is there a hotel close to the Chennai Airport?
There are a few hotels located within a 15-minute drive of Chennai Airport and they offer airport shuttle services upon request, for example Radisson Blue Hotel Chennai, Trident Chennai and Quality Inn Airport. If you are between flights and want to rest for a few hours, there are Retiring Rooms located inside of the airport building that you can rent in person, and they include shower facilities.
Can I rent a car at Chennai Airport?
Yes, in addition to popular rental companies like Avis and Hertz, you can rent a car from a few local companies that operate at Chennai Airport. To check the rates and choose the best deal before your flight to Chennai, refer to the airport’s website for the complete list of agencies.
Are there any shops at Chennai Airport?
There are a few shops located at Chennai Airport, so you should be able to find any basic essentials that you forgot to pack. As well as Shri Krishna Sweets, which sells a variety of snacks, you can expect to find a clothes shop and a gift shop.
How does KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy?
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a given destination and date is likely to change within 7 days, so travellers know whether to wait or book now.
Book Cheap Chennai Plane Tickets(Return)
Pros: Only Allows just 15kg check-in bag will not work if traveling internationally as then the charge huge fees if over 15kg. My bag was 24kg and cost me an additional 3000 rupees. I have not given the option to check in online .
Pros: Comfort, cleanliness ,check in.
Cons: I was refused food as the stewardess did not have change for ₹500:- & cost of food was ₹200/- odd. Being diabetic I had to go without my insulin.. Luggage arrived quite late in Kolkata.
Pros: No frills low cost airline with good options early morning and late night from Mumbai to Chennai, Bangalore. Ideal for quick one day trips between major cities. Mostly on time and courteous staff. Highly recommended for its good value, superior aircraft and decent service
Cons: Nothing in particular stands out as it delivered good value and stayed on time and message.
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