Cheap flights to Chennai

Flights to Chennai in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 2% potential price drop
Average priceRM 970Average for return flights in January 2022
Return fromRM 1,003From Kuala Lumpur to Chennai
One-way fromRM 460One-way flight from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai (MAA)

Cheap flights to Chennai in January, February 2022

The best prices found for MAA flights for January, February
22 Jan - 26 Jan
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

3h 55m
MAA

Chennai

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

4h 00m
RM 1,304

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

19 Jan - 21 Jan
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

3h 55m
MAA

Chennai

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

4h 00m
RM 1,308

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

17 Feb - 24 Feb
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

34h 20m
MAA

Chennai

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

2 stops

24h 25m
RM 1,317

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

Chennai 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai found for this year
23 May - 29 May
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

3h 45m
MAA

Chennai

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
RM 995

AirAsia

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Deal found 19/1/22

2 Apr - 23 Apr
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

3h 45m
MAA

Chennai

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

4h 05m
RM 1,003

AirAsia

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Deal found 18/1/22

28 Apr - 22 May
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

3h 45m
MAA

Chennai

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

4h 00m
RM 1,041

AirAsia

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Deal found 18/1/22

Last minute flights to Chennai

Late deals on return flights to Chennai, departing today and this week
28 Jan - 12 Feb
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

3h 55m
MAA

Chennai

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

Nonstop

4h 00m
RM 1,308

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

28 Jan - 12 Feb
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

6h 25m
MAA

Chennai

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

1 stop

18h 00m
RM 1,760

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

28 Jan - 13 Feb
KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

37h 40m
MAA

Chennai

KUL

Kuala Lumpur Intl

2 stops

25h 10m
RM 1,977

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

Can I fly to Chennai from Malaysia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Malaysia to Chennai

Most visitors from Malaysia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chennai.

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

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

Can I fly back to Malaysia from Chennai?

Returning to Malaysia from Chennai

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chennai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 48 hours before departing to Malaysia.

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

What is the cheapest month to fly to Chennai?

The cheapest ticket to Chennai found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

RM 920

February

RM 736

March

RM 782

April

RM 757

May

RM 869

June

RM 815

July

RM 744

August

RM 819

September

RM 819

October

RM 815

November

RM 836

December

RM 991

At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Chennai is currently February; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Chennai?

Average Chennai flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month

MY1 - MAA

Price

RM 737 - RM 1,221

MAA

Temperature

25 - 33 °C

MAA

Precipitation

10 - 330 mm

The best time to fly to Chennai is during August, but great deals can be found at other times. May sees the temperatures in Chennai peak to their warmest. November tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

When is the best time to book a flight to Chennai?

Booking 53 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Chennai. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

How long is the flight to Chennai?

Chennai International Airport (MAA) is the third busiest airport in India and is the connection between South India and the world. Conveniently, it is only roughly a 4h flight from Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUH). If you are coming from Penang International Airport (PEN), you can do the trip in 6h 55min with a stopover in Kuala Lumpur (KUH).

Where can you get non-stop flights to Chennai from?

The flight from Kuala Lumpur (KUH) to Chennai (MAA) is direct and takes 3h 45min to 3h 50min to fly there and 4h 5min to fly back. This makes it the perfect destination for a long weekend trip, a mini-break or an extended trip close to home to experience a different culture, cuisine, and scene. At Cheapflights, we have Chennai flight deals to help you get on your way.

How do you get from Chennai Airport to the city centre?

There are many ways to get from Chennai Airport (MAA) to the centre of Chennai, India. The easiest is by taxi, which takes 40-50min and costs MR 20-28. Be sure to book a prepaid taxi in the arrivals hall so you don’t get overcharged. Uber and Ola also operate from the airport. The Metropolitan Transport Corporation (MTC) bus costs about MR 2, which makes it cheap but slow. Then from Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus (CMBT), you can reach other parts of the city. If your route is easier via train, take a taxi to Tirusulam Station and then the train line stops at all stations from Tambaram to Chennai Beach. For the metro, there is a free Inter Terminal Shuttle Service that will take you from arrivals to Chennai International Airport Metro Station. If you don’t have much luggage, you can also travel to the centre by rickshaw.

What are some things to do in Chennai?

Chennai in India, formerly known as Madras, is the cultural capital of South India and has many interesting things to see. Marina Beach, the second-longest urban beach in the world at 13 km long, is a sunset hotspot for its fun atmosphere, food stalls and theme park rides. Fort St. George pays homage to the legacy of the British East India Company. The was the first seat of power of the British and now houses the Government of Tamil Nadu. Onsite, you can also find St Mary’s Church and the Fort Museum, which is open from 10:00–17:00 every day except Friday. In nearby George Town, appreciate the grand Madras High Court with its beautiful and unique red architecture. The Triplicane neighbourhood offers multi-culturalism at its best, with Hindu and Jain temples, mosques, and Brahmin Agraharams almost side-by-side. For shopping, head to Thyagaraya Nagar. Be warned - this is one of the most crowded spots in India. The historic Mylapore area houses important religious buildings, including the Kapaleeshwarar Temple, one of the oldest places of worship in the world, and the Santhome Cathedral Basilica, reputedly one of three churches built over the tomb of one of the 12 Apostles of Jesus.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Chennai?

Malaysian citizens are eligible for the India eVisa program, which is a quick and easy online application that gets processed in 3-4 business days and is valid for either one month, one year or five years. The price varies depending on the length of time you apply for and starts at about RM 100 for one month. You will need a passport that is valid for your entire stay in India.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Chennai?

Booking a flight to Chennai (MAA) is your only option if you intend on flying to Chennai. It is only a 16.5 km journey from Chennai to Chennai’s city center.

Other local departures to Chennai from Malaysia