Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai

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The best prices from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai are usually found in April or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Chennai (MAA)

All the information you need to plan the best KUL to MAA flight in 2021: compare Kuala Lumpur to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.
MY1 - MAA
Price
RM 734 - RM 1,051
MAA
Temperature
29 - 38 °C
MAA
Rainfall
15 - 374 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 19% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

RM 734

From Kuala Lumpur to Chennai

One-way from

RM 1,987

One-way flight 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 day to fly return from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai?

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Chennai. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

To save up to 31% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 54 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai from RM 977 1-2 weeks out and tickets from RM 1,126 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai?

Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at RM 656.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 56% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai in May, June 2021

The best prices found for KUL to MAA flights in May, June
4 Jun - 20 Jun
RM 2,507pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
13 May - 20 May
RM 2,964pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India Express
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
13 May - 20 May
RM 2,981pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India Express
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Kuala Lumpur to Chennai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from Kuala Lumpur found for this year
29 Jul - 29 Sep
RM 1,472pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
12 Oct - 15 Oct
RM 1,505pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
29 Jul - 29 Sep
RM 1,806pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Direct flights to Chennai from Kuala Lumpur

Save time with Kuala Lumpur to Chennai direct flight deals
29 Jul - 29 Sep
RM 1,472pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
12 Oct - 15 Oct
RM 1,505pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Malaysia Airlines
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
20 May - 26 May
RM 3,377pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
19 May - 26 May
RM 3,542pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
20 May - 26 May
RM 3,616pp
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
22:20 - 21:10
Etihad Airways
1 stop
25h 20m
KUL - MAA
Etihad Airways
RM 1,988
Kiwi.com
15:20 - 08:25
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
19h 35m
KUL - MAA
Multiple Airlines
RM 2,318
Kiwi.com
17:05 - 22:20
Qatar Airways
1 stop
31h 45m
KUL - MAA
Qatar Airways
RM 2,408
Travelgenio

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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 1,649 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai for under RM 1,649. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Malaysia Airlines for just RM 1,472, but on average you can expect to pay RM 2,152.

Are there direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai for under RM 1,649 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 2 direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai under RM 1,649. A good price for a direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai is less than RM 1,488.

Are there last-minute flights available from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai for under RM 3,711?

There are currently 11+ open flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than RM 3,711.

Is Kuala Lumpur weather warmer or cooler than Chennai?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 38 °C range in May. The weather in Chennai is generally hotter than Kuala Lumpur's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai?

Departing from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai will take you 3h 50m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai return?

Currently priced at RM 1,472, Malaysia Airlines will fly you from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai and back. In addition to Malaysia Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Qatar Airways for as low as RM 3,472.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Etihad Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at RM 1,988. Etihad Airways is not the only option available. At the moment, Qatar Airways is another option, for RM 2,326.

Alternative routes for Kuala Lumpur to Chennai

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

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
3h 57m
Average temperature for May in Chennai
38.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Chennai
53.0 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
Scoot
RM 166 RM 191 No cancel fee N/A
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IndiGo
RM 151 RM 206 No cancel fee 80%
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AirAsia
RM 149 RM 207 No cancel fee 66%
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SriLankan Airlines
RM 98 RM 239 No cancel fee 68%

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

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Malindo Air
RM 166 RM 242 No cancel fee N/A
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Malaysia Airlines
RM 187 RM 255 No cancel fee 67%
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Batik Air
RM 187 RM 318 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.

Search Batik Air 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 62% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 37% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 0% of flight departures
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