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Cheap Flights from Chennai to Colombo - MAA to CMB

Popular flights from Chennai to Colombo

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Air India
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 11, 2016 Feb 13, 2016 INR11,386
Feb 12, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 INR11,386
Feb 14, 2016 Feb 16, 2016 INR11,386
Feb 17, 2016 Mar 1, 2016 INR11,386
Feb 17, 2016 Feb 22, 2016 INR11,386
Jet Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 19, 2016 Feb 25, 2016 INR28,838
Mihin Lanka
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 18, 2016 Mar 25, 2016 INR9,068
Mar 22, 2016 Mar 25, 2016 INR9,068
Mar 22, 2016 Mar 27, 2016 INR9,068
Mar 29, 2016 Apr 4, 2016 INR9,068
Mar 31, 2016 Apr 7, 2016 INR9,068
SpiceJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 17, 2016 INR9,340
Srilankan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 19, 2016 Feb 23, 2016 INR11,113
Feb 24, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 INR11,113
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 8, 2016 INR11,113
Mar 2, 2016 Mar 9, 2016 INR11,113
Mar 3, 2016 Mar 17, 2016 INR11,113

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 INR9,477.

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 INR10,704 INR28,770
7-14 days INR9,477 INR11,658
14-21 days INR9,681 INR28,224
21-30 days INR9,408 INR10,704
30-60 days INR9,068 INR28,156
60-90 days INR9,886 INR29,315
90+ days INR9,340 INR10,567

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
INR9,613 INR9,068 INR10,090 INR9,068 INR9,068 INR10,090 INR9,681

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
February Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 2/19/16 2/21/16 0 INR9,477
March Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 3/18/16 3/25/16 0 INR9,068
April Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 4/4/16 4/10/16 0 INR9,886
May Chennai Colombo SpiceJet 5/10/16 5/17/16 0 INR9,340
June Chennai Colombo SpiceJet 6/14/16 6/28/16 0 INR9,408
July Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 7/8/16 7/28/16 0 INR9,886
August Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 8/5/16 8/22/16 0 INR9,886
September Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 9/9/16 9/13/16 0 INR9,886

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
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
INR11,726
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
INR11,726 INR9,477
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
INR9,477 INR9,954
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
INR9,954 INR9,477
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
INR9,477 INR11,181
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
INR11,181

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 INR25,770.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chennai to Colombo is INR10,227.

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 06:00 06:00
Mihin Lanka 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 11:00 11:00
SpiceJet 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 00:15 00:15
Srilankan 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 03:00 20:55

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 INR8,522.

The average price for round trip flights from Chennai to Colombo is INR14,044.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Bangalore to Colombo Jet Airways, Mihin Lanka, Air India, Srilankan, Emirates INR14,317
Tiruchirappalli to Colombo Jet Airways, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan INR12,613
Tirupati to ColomboINR25,498
Bangalore to Bangkok Thai, Malaysia, Cathay, Jet Airways, Air India, Srilankan, Emirates, Etihad, Singapore INR16,021
Bangalore to Thiruvananthapuram Jet Airways, JetLite, Air India INR4,159
Chennai to Thiruvananthapuram Jet Airways, JetLite, Air India INR4,704
Chennai to Bangkok Thai, Malaysia, Cathay, Jet Airways, Air India, Srilankan, Emirates, Etihad, Air Austral, Singapore INR11,658
Chennai to Madurai Jet Airways, JetLite, Air India INR3,546
Bangalore to Chennai Jet Airways, JetLite, Air India INR3,614
Bangalore to Mumbai Jet Airways, JetLite, Air India INR4,909
Bangalore to Kochi Jet Airways, JetLite, Air India INR2,932
Chennai to Bangalore Jet Airways, JetLite, Air India INR3,205
Chennai to Kochi Jet Airways, JetLite, Air India INR4,432
Chennai to Mumbai Jet Airways, JetLite, Air India INR5,386
Chennai to Coimbatore Jet Airways, JetLite, Air India INR3,477
Bangalore to Delhi Jet Airways, JetLite, Air India INR7,568
Chennai to Singapore Thai, Malaysia, Cathay, Jet Airways, SilkAir, Air India, Srilankan, Emirates, Etihad, Singapore INR14,522
Chennai to Tiruchirappalli Jet Airways, JetLite INR6,068
Bangalore to Singapore Thai, Malaysia, Cathay, Jet Airways, SilkAir, Air India, Srilankan, Emirates, Etihad, Singapore INR20,589
Bangalore to Madurai Jet Airways, JetLite, Air India INR6,818
Chennai to Kuala Lumpur Thai, Malaysia, Cathay, Jet Airways, SilkAir, Air India, Srilankan, Emirates, Etihad, Singapore INR11,795
Bangalore to Male Air India, Srilankan, Emirates INR14,385
Bangalore to Coimbatore Jet Airways, JetLite, Air India INR5,386
Chennai to Male Maldivian, Air India, Srilankan, Emirates INR14,181
Chennai to Delhi Jet Airways, JetLite, Air India INR7,568
Bangalore to Kuala Lumpur Thai, Malaysia, Cathay, Jet Airways, SilkAir, Air India, Srilankan, Emirates, Etihad, Singapore INR13,840
Bangalore to Dubai Saudi Arabian, Jet Airways, Turkish, Mihin Lanka, Qatar, Oman Air, Air India, Srilankan, Emirates INR15,340
Bangalore to London Thai, Jet Airways, Turkish, KLM, Srilankan, British Airways, Etihad, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Air France, Qatar, Oman Air, Lufthansa, Air India, Emirates INR40,564
Chennai to Dubai Gulf Air, Jet Airways, Turkish, Srilankan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabian, Qatar, Mihin Lanka, Oman Air, Air India, Emirates INR16,430
Chennai to London Thai, Gulf Air, Jet Airways, Turkish, Malaysia, Saudi Arabian, Qatar, Oman Air, KLM, Srilankan, British Airways, Etihad, Kuwait, Singapore, United, Air France, Lufthansa, Air India, Emirates INR40,632

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 21 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 46 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 58% 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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