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Cheap Flights from Chennai to Colombo, LK, Sri Lanka - 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
Apr 15, 2016 Apr 23, 2016 INR11,215
Apr 16, 2016 Apr 23, 2016 INR11,215
Jet Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 5, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 INR28,683
Mar 18, 2016 Mar 21, 2016 INR28,683
Mihin Lanka
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 17, 2016 Mar 25, 2016 INR9,040
SpiceJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 15, 2016 Apr 23, 2016 INR9,312
Apr 16, 2016 Apr 23, 2016 INR9,312
Srilankan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 12, 2016 Feb 18, 2016 INR11,011
Feb 18, 2016 Feb 25, 2016 INR11,011
Feb 27, 2016 Mar 1, 2016 INR11,011
Mar 12, 2016 Mar 19, 2016 INR11,011
Mar 18, 2016 Mar 25, 2016 INR11,011

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 INR9,380.

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 INR11,011 INR15,429
7-14 days INR9,720 INR11,283
14-21 days INR9,924 INR27,799
21-30 days INR9,380 INR10,671
30-60 days INR9,040 INR10,875
60-90 days INR9,312 INR10,739
90+ days INR9,380 INR10,535

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
INR9,448 INR9,176 INR9,992 INR9,040 INR9,312 INR9,312 INR9,516

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 SpiceJet 2/21/16 2/24/16 0 INR9,720
March Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 3/17/16 3/25/16 0 INR9,040
April Chennai Colombo SpiceJet 4/15/16 4/23/16 0 INR9,312
May Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 5/5/16 5/10/16 0 INR9,856
June Chennai Colombo SpiceJet 6/14/16 6/28/16 0 INR9,380
July Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 7/15/16 7/22/16 0 INR9,856
August Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 8/25/16 9/1/16 0 INR9,720
September Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 9/26/16 10/6/16 0 INR9,856

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
INR11,283
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
INR11,283 INR10,332
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
INR10,332
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
INR10,467
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
INR10,467 INR9,380
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
INR9,380

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 INR22,498.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chennai to Colombo is INR10,128.

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 INR8,496.

The average price for round trip flights from Chennai to Colombo is INR13,866.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Bangalore to Colombo Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan INR14,002
Tiruchirappalli to Colombo Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan INR12,438
Tirupati to Colombo Jet Airways, Air India, Srilankan Check Dates
Bangalore to Bangkok IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Thai AirAsia, India Express, Bangkok, SpiceJet, Thai INR13,390
Bangalore to Thiruvananthapuram IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Air Mali, India Express, SpiceJet, KLM* INR3,467
Chennai to Thiruvananthapuram IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SpiceJet, KLM* INR4,690
Chennai to Bangkok IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Thai AirAsia, India Express, Bangkok, SpiceJet, Thai INR21,410
Chennai to Madurai Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet INR3,535
Bangalore to Chennai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Air Mali, Air Costa, SpiceJet, KLM* INR4,282
Bangalore to Mumbai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Air Mali, Air Costa, SpiceJet, KLM* INR4,894
Bangalore to Kochi IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Air Mali, SpiceJet, KLM* INR2,991
Chennai to Bangalore IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, India Express, Air Costa, SpiceJet, KLM* INR4,282
Chennai to Kochi IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Air Mali, India Express, Air Costa, SpiceJet INR4,418
Chennai to Mumbai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, SpiceJet, KLM* INR5,370
Chennai to Coimbatore IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, India Express, Air Costa, SpiceJet, KLM* INR3,467
Bangalore to Delhi IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Air Mali, JetLite, SpiceJet, KLM* INR7,341
Chennai to Singapore IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SilkAir, SpiceJet, Singapore, Tigerair INR15,701
Chennai to Tiruchirappalli IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, SpiceJet INR6,050
Bangalore to Singapore IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, SilkAir, Singapore, Tigerair, KLM* INR20,391
Bangalore to Madurai Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet INR6,865
Chennai to Kuala Lumpur IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, AirAsia, AirAsia X, India Express, Malaysia, Malindo INR9,992
Bangalore to Male Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet INR14,545
Bangalore to Coimbatore IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Air Costa, SpiceJet, KLM* INR5,574
Chennai to Male Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet INR14,070
Chennai to Delhi IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, SpiceJet, KLM* INR7,545
Bangalore to Kuala Lumpur IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, AirAsia, AirAsia X, India Express, Malaysia, Malindo INR13,050
Bangalore to Dubai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, GoAir, India Express, Air Costa, SpiceJet, KLM* INR15,089
Bangalore to London Jet Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, transavia.com, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic INR40,237
Chennai to Dubai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, India Express, Air Costa, SpiceJet INR16,381
Chennai to London Jet Airways, Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, transavia.com, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic INR40,441

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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