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Cheap Flights from Chennai to Colombo, LK, Sri Lanka - MAA to CMB

Popular flights from Chennai to Colombo

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Air India
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 11, 2016 May 18, 2016 INR10,989
Jet Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 INR24,641
Mihin Lanka
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 17, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 INR9,124
Jun 19, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 INR9,124
SpiceJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 13, 2016 Jun 19, 2016 INR8,991
Jun 14, 2016 Jun 18, 2016 INR8,991
Srilankan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 20, 2016 May 23, 2016 INR11,188
Jun 3, 2016 Jun 12, 2016 INR11,188
Jun 13, 2016 Jun 19, 2016 INR11,188
Jun 19, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 INR11,188
Jun 21, 2016 Jun 29, 2016 INR11,188

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chennai to Colombo (MAA to CMB)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chennai to Colombo, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be INR9,257.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chennai to Colombo (MAA to CMB)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chennai to Colombo based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Chennai to Colombo

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Chennai to Colombo should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days INR11,122 INR0
7-14 days INR10,989 INR13,786
14-21 days INR11,055 INR13,053
21-30 days INR10,456 INR13,386
30-60 days INR8,991 INR11,322
60-90 days INR10,056 INR13,320
90+ days INR10,056 INR13,320

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chennai to Colombo

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Chennai to Colombo.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
INR8,991 INR8,991 INR9,723 INR9,191 INR9,124 INR9,657 INR9,124

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chennai to Colombo

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Chennai to Colombo.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chennai Colombo Air India 5/11/16 5/18/16 0 INR10,989
June Chennai Colombo SpiceJet 6/13/16 6/19/16 0 INR8,991
July Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 7/6/16 7/10/16 0 INR10,056
August Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 8/29/16 9/6/16 0 INR10,123
September Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 9/15/16 9/22/16 0 INR10,056
October Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 10/28/16 11/6/16 0 INR10,123
November Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 11/4/16 11/7/16 0 INR10,256
December Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 12/27/16 1/6/17 0 INR10,056

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Chennai to Colombo

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Chennai to Colombo.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
INR11,055
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
INR11,055 INR11,055
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
INR11,055 INR11,255
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
INR11,255

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chennai to Colombo (MAA to CMB)

Your Chennai to Colombo flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chennai to Colombo is INR19,713.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chennai to Colombo is INR10,056.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chennai to Colombo.

Nonstop Flight Details from Chennai to Colombo
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air India 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 05:50 05:50
Mihin Lanka 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 11:00 11:00
SpiceJet 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 00:05 00:05
Srilankan 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 03:25 21:15

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chennai to Colombo (MAA to CMB)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chennai to Colombo. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chennai to Colombo is INR8,125.

The average price for round trip flights from Chennai to Colombo is INR12,987.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Bangalore to Colombo IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan INR10,922
Tiruchirappalli to Colombo Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan INR12,720
Tirupati to Colombo Air India, Srilankan INR17,515
Bangalore to Bangkok IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Thai AirAsia, India Express, Bangkok, SpiceJet, Thai, KLM* INR18,181
Bangalore to Thiruvananthapuram IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Air Mali, India Express, SpiceJet, KLM* INR3,463
Chennai to Thiruvananthapuram IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SpiceJet INR4,929
Chennai to Bangkok IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Thai AirAsia, India Express, Bangkok, SpiceJet, Thai INR11,854
Chennai to Madurai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet INR4,329
Bangalore to Chennai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Air Mali, Air Costa, SpiceJet, KLM* INR2,864
Bangalore to Mumbai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Air Costa, SpiceJet, KLM* INR4,862
Bangalore to Kochi IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Air Mali, SpiceJet, KLM* INR3,597
Chennai to Bangalore IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Air Costa, SpiceJet INR2,864
Chennai to Kochi IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Air Mali, India Express, SpiceJet, KLM* INR4,529
Chennai to Mumbai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, SpiceJet, KLM* INR5,461
Chennai to Coimbatore IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Air Costa, SpiceJet INR4,129
Bangalore to Delhi IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Air Mali, Air Costa, SpiceJet, KLM* INR7,792
Chennai to Singapore IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SilkAir, SpiceJet, Singapore, Tigerair INR13,053
Chennai to Tiruchirappalli IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SpiceJet INR3,996
Bangalore to Singapore IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SilkAir, Singapore, Tigerair, KLM* INR20,245
Bangalore to Madurai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet INR4,329
Chennai to Kuala Lumpur IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, AirAsia, India Express, Malaysia, Malindo, SpiceJet INR12,187
Bangalore to Male IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet INR16,916
Bangalore to Coimbatore IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Air Costa, SpiceJet INR4,329
Chennai to Male IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet INR15,184
Chennai to Delhi IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Air Mali, SpiceJet, KLM* INR7,925
Bangalore to Kuala Lumpur IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, AirAsia, AirAsia X, India Express, Malaysia, Malindo INR13,852
Bangalore to Dubai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Mali, India Express, SpiceJet, KLM* INR16,849
Bangalore to London Jet Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, SAS, Tap Portugal, KLM*, Virgin Atlantic INR35,962
Chennai to Dubai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, India Express, SpiceJet INR16,583
Chennai to London Jet Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic INR36,495

Airlines Flying from Chennai to Colombo (MAA to CMB)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chennai to Colombo with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Chennai to Colombo.

Chennai to Colombo
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jet Airways BOM X X X X X X X
Air India - X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB / MLE X X X X X X X
flydubai DXB X X X
Mihin Lanka - X X X X X X X
Thai BKK X X X X X X X
Srilankan - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chennai and Colombo, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Chennai to Colombo Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chennai to Colombo?
Answer: The average Chennai to Colombo flight time is an hour and 28 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Chennai and Colombo?
Answer: The distance from Chennai to Colombo is 646 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chennai to Colombo?
Answer: There are 42 direct flights from Chennai to Colombo.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chennai to Colombo?
Answer: Srilankan Airlines provides 50% of the non-stop flights between Chennai and Colombo.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chennai to Colombo?
Answer: Dubai, AE
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