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Flights from Chennai to Colombo, Sri Lanka

Chennai to Colombo Last modified: Feb 26, 2017 5:48 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 29,245,782,940 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Colombo. Air India & Srilankan frequently offer the best deals to Colombo flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Air India
MAACMB
Tue 21/03
nonstop
CMBMAA
Fri 24/03
nonstop
Rs. 10,729
Srilankan
MAACMB
Fri 03/03
nonstop
CMBMAA
Sat 04/03
nonstop
Rs. 13,794

How Much is a Flight from Chennai to Colombo? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 Rs. 10,729.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chennai to Colombo?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Chennai to Colombo? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Chennai to Colombo.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days Rs. 10,995 Rs. 57,973
7-14 days Rs. 10,995 Rs. 52,376
14-21 days Rs. 10,995 Rs. 52,042
21-30 days Rs. 10,729 Rs. 52,042
30-60 days Rs. 10,729 Rs. 51,843
60-90 days Rs. 10,729 Rs. 52,042
90+ days Rs. 10,729 Rs. 52,042

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chennai to Colombo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 29,260,989,174 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chennai to Colombo is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Rs. 10,729Rs. 10,729Rs. 10,729Rs. 10,729Rs. 10,729Rs. 10,729Rs. 10,729

Compare Flight Prices from Chennai to Colombo by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Chennai to Colombo flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Chennai Colombo Srilankan 28/02/17 13/03/17 0 Rs. 15,193
March Chennai Colombo Air India 21/03/17 24/03/17 0 Rs. 10,729
April Chennai Colombo Air India 02/04/17 08/04/17 0 Rs. 10,729
May Chennai Colombo Air India 01/05/17 05/05/17 0 Rs. 10,729
June Chennai Colombo Air India 01/06/17 05/06/17 0 Rs. 10,729
July Chennai Colombo Air India 01/07/17 05/07/17 0 Rs. 10,729
August Chennai Colombo Air India 01/08/17 15/08/17 0 Rs. 10,729
September Chennai Colombo Air India 03/09/17 05/09/17 0 Rs. 10,729

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chennai to Colombo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Chennai to Colombo. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
Rs. 10,995
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Rs. 10,995 Rs. 11,528
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
Rs. 11,528 Rs. 11,129
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
Rs. 11,129 Rs. 13,794
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
Rs. 13,794 Rs. 10,729
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Rs. 10,729

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chennai to Colombo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 Rs. 62,304.

The average price for direct flights from Chennai to Colombo is Rs. 12,061.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Chennai to Colombo - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air India 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 04:30 04:30
SpiceJet 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 00:05 00:05
Srilankan 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 03:25 21:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chennai to Colombo Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Chennai to Colombo is Rs. 12,061.

Chennai to Colombo Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Chennai to Colombo?
Answer: The average Chennai to Colombo flight time is an hour and 27 minutes.
Question: How far is Colombo from Chennai?
Answer: The distance from Chennai to Colombo is 646 kilometers (402 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chennai to Colombo?
Answer: There are 35 direct flights from Chennai to Colombo.
Question: What are the most popular Chennai airlines for direct flights from Chennai to Colombo?
Answer: Srilankan Airlines provides 60% of the non-stop flights between Chennai and Colombo.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chennai to Colombo?
Answer: Mumbai, IN

Airlines in Chennai flying to Colombo Last modified: Feb 26, 2017 5:48 -05:00Number of routes searched: 41Number of itineraries searched: 1,840,043

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chennai to Colombo? We've gathered the average price of Chennai airlines with flights to Colombo. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Chennai to Colombo
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air India -
SpiceJet -
Srilankan -
Jet Airways BLR
Jet Airways BOM
Air India DEL
AirAsia KUL
Cathay HKG
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
flydubai DXB
Air Arabia SHJ
Gulf Air BAH
Kuwait KWI
Malaysia KUL
SilkAir SIN
Qatar DOH
SpiceJet IXM
Singapore SIN
Saudi Arabian JED
Saudi Arabian RUH
Thai BKK
Oman Air MCT

Chennai to Colombo Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chennai and Colombo. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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