Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai

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Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Chennai (MAA)

All the information you need to plan the best KUL to MAA flight in 2022: compare Kuala Lumpur to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.
MY1 - MAA
Price
RM 178 - RM 254
MAA
Temperature
25 - 33 °C
MAA
Precipitation
10 - 330 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Average price

RM 972

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

RM 746

From Kuala Lumpur to Chennai

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Chennai. Flights to Chennai from Kuala Lumpur in April are about RM 859 on average during April, but can be found for as low as RM 666.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 31% by booking at least 54 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at RM 993.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai (MY1 - MAA)?

When flying from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai in January, February 2022

The best prices found for KUL to MAA flights in January, February
23 Jan - 26 Jan
RM 1,303pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
22 Jan - 26 Jan
RM 1,307pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
21 Jan - 28 Jan
RM 1,580pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Kuala Lumpur to Chennai 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from Kuala Lumpur found for this year
15 May - 30 May
RM 976pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
AirAsia
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
AirAsia
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
2 Apr - 23 Apr
RM 1,006pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
AirAsia
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
AirAsia
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
28 Apr - 22 May
RM 1,043pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
AirAsia
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
AirAsia
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Direct flights to Chennai from Kuala Lumpur

Save time with Kuala Lumpur to Chennai direct flight deals
23 May - 29 May
RM 997pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
AirAsia
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
AirAsia
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
2 Apr - 23 Apr
RM 1,006pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
AirAsia
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
AirAsia
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
28 Apr - 22 May
RM 1,043pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
AirAsia
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
AirAsia
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Last-minute flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai

Late deals on return flights to Chennai from Kuala Lumpur, departing today and this week
30 Jan - 12 Feb
RM 1,726pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
SriLankan Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
SriLankan Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
26 Jan - 27 Jan
RM 1,735pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
SriLankan Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
SriLankan Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
30 Jan - 11 Feb
RM 1,928pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

One-way flights to Chennai from Kuala Lumpur

The cheapest one-way flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai
16:40 - 18:05
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
3h 55m
KUL - MAA
Malaysia Airlines
RM 825
Priceline
16:30 - 20:55
SriLankan Airlines
1 stop
6h 55m
KUL - MAA
SriLankan Airlines
RM 993
Kiwi.com
09:20 - 20:01
Thai Airways
1 stop
13h 11m
KUL - MAA
Thai Airways
RM 1,035
Travel2Be

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Flight FAQs

From Kuala Lumpur to Chennai

What airport do you fly into for flights to Chennai from Kuala Lumpur?

For a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai, you will be flying into Chennai. Chennai (MAA) is just 16.5 km from the centre vof the city. Chennai is the only Chennai airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Kuala Lumpur per day. 7 airlines have flights to Chennai from Kuala Lumpur on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. AirAsia, Malaysia Airlines, and Malindo Air are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like AirAsia with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai for under RM 1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai for under RM 1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on AirAsia for just RM 976, but on average you can expect to pay RM 1,270.

Are there direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai for under RM 1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 14 direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai under RM 1,000. A good price for a direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai is less than RM 2,250.

Are there last-minute flights available from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai for under RM 1,800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than RM 1,800.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai round-trip?

Currently priced at RM 976, AirAsia will fly you from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai and back. In addition to AirAsia, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Malaysia Airlines and SriLankan Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from RM 1,215 and RM 1,383, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is AirAsia, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as RM 503. However, be on the lookout for offers from Malaysia Airlines and SriLankan Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai?

IndiGo, AirAsia and Batik Air are the most popular airlines when flying from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai.

What are the cheapest flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai?

On average you can expect to pay RM 778 for a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai. The cheapest flight overall is RM 307 while the most popular route, (Kuala Lumpur Intl - Chennai) is currently priced at RM 997.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chennai, India

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chennai from Kuala Lumpur?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai

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

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Kuala Lumpur from Chennai?

Returning to Kuala Lumpur from Chennai

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

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

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Alternative routes for Kuala Lumpur to Chennai

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Destination information for Chennai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai.
Today's exchange rate
RM 1 = ₹ 18
Flight duration from Kuala Lumpur to MAA
3h 54m
Average temperature for January in Chennai
30.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in Chennai
21.0 mm

Airports servicing Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur Intl (KUL)
Subang (SZB)

Airports servicing Chennai

Top 7 airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
SriLankan Airlines
RM 410 RM 1,001 No cancel fee 68%
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AirAsia
RM 623 RM 869 No cancel fee 66%
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IndiGo
RM 632 RM 862 No cancel fee 80%
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Malindo Air
RM 693 RM 1,016 No cancel fee N/A
Search Malindo Air flights
Scoot
RM 696 RM 800 No cancel fee N/A
Search Scoot flights
Batik Air
RM 783 RM 1,334 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Batik Air. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Malaysia Airlines
RM 784 RM 1,067 No cancel fee 67%
Search Malaysia Airlines flights

Hourly flight availability from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai

See what time of day planes typically take off from Kuala Lumpur towards Chennai.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 83% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 16% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai.
Sunday
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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