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 Tuesday and return on a Thursday

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

MY1 - MAA
Price
RM 721 - RM 1,033
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 721

From Kuala Lumpur to Chennai

One-way from

RM 1,138

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 Friday 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 960 1-2 weeks out and tickets from RM 1,106 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 644.

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 49% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai in February, March 2021

23 Mar - 21 Apr
RM 2,418pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
23 Mar - 19 Apr
RM 2,434pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
23 Mar - 21 Apr
RM 2,596pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
SriLankan Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Kuala Lumpur to Chennai 2021 flight deals

8 Jul - 24 Jul
RM 1,061pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
SriLankan Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
SriLankan Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
8 Jul - 24 Jul
RM 1,065pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
SriLankan Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
SriLankan Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
8 Jul - 24 Jul
RM 1,069pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
SriLankan Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
SriLankan Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

Direct flights to Chennai from Kuala Lumpur

8 Jul - 25 Jul
RM 1,373pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
8 Jul - 25 Jul
RM 1,377pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
8 Jul - 25 Jul
RM 1,389pp
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

5 Mar - 21 Mar
RM 2,620pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
5 Mar - 21 Mar
RM 2,713pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
5 Mar - 20 Mar
RM 3,564pp
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
KUL
Kuala Lumpur Intl

One-way flights to Chennai from Kuala Lumpur

08:40 - 09:55
IndiGo
Direct
3h 45m
KUL - MAA
IndiGo
RM 1,138
Expedia
17:25 - 18:45
Malaysia Airlines
Direct
3h 50m
KUL - MAA
Malaysia Airlines
RM 1,159
hutchgo.com
18:00 - 03:10
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
11h 40m
KUL - MAA
Multiple Airlines
RM 1,414
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Kuala Lumpur to Chennai

Can I find flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai for under RM 1,215 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai for under RM 1,215. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SriLankan Airlines for just RM 1,061, but on average you can expect to pay RM 1,652.

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.

Are there direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai for under RM 1,620 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 9 direct flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai under RM 1,620. A good price for a direct flight from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai is less than RM 1,490.

Are there last-minute flights available from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai for under RM 2,835?

There are currently 10+ open flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than RM 2,835.

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 1,061, SriLankan Airlines will fly you from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai and back. In addition to SriLankan Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Malaysia Airlines for as low as RM 1,373.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with IndiGo, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at RM 798. IndiGo is not the only option available. At the moment, Malaysia Airlines is another option, for RM 1,025.

Alternative routes for Kuala Lumpur to Chennai

Destination information for Chennai

Today's exchange rate
RM 1 = ₹ 18
Flight duration
3h 57m
Average temperature for February in Chennai
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for February in Chennai
15.0 mm

Airports servicing Kuala Lumpur

Airports servicing Chennai

Top 7 airlines flying from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai

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.

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