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Flights from Chennai to Colombo, Sri Lanka Last modified: 26-Sep-2016 1:54 AM

Chennai to Colombo Last modified: 26-Sep-2016 1:54 AM

We've scanned 20,789,023,501 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Chennai to Colombo. Mihin Lanka & Air India frequently offer the best deals on Chennai to Colombo flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Mihin Lanka
MAACMB
Wed 12/10
nonstop
CMBMAA
Thu 13/10
nonstop
Rs. 9,006
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Mihin Lanka
MAACMB
Wed 12/10
nonstop
CMBMAA
Mon 17/10
nonstop
Rs. 9,006
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Mihin Lanka
MAACMB
Sun 16/10
nonstop
CMBMAA
Fri 21/10
nonstop
Rs. 9,006
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Mihin Lanka
MAACMB
Wed 19/10
nonstop
CMBMAA
Fri 21/10
nonstop
Rs. 9,006
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Mihin Lanka
MAACMB
Wed 19/10
nonstop
CMBMAA
Sun 23/10
nonstop
Rs. 9,006
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Air India
MAACMB
Wed 28/09
nonstop
CMBMAA
Sat 01/10
nonstop
Rs. 9,940
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Air India
MAACMB
Fri 30/09
nonstop
CMBMAA
Sun 02/10
nonstop
Rs. 9,940
Select
Air India
MAACMB
Fri 30/09
nonstop
CMBMAA
Fri 07/10
nonstop
Rs. 9,940
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Air India
MAACMB
Fri 30/09
nonstop
CMBMAA
Mon 10/10
nonstop
Rs. 9,940
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Air India
MAACMB
Sat 01/10
nonstop
CMBMAA
Fri 07/10
nonstop
Rs. 9,940
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Srilankan
MAACMB
Sat 01/10
nonstop
CMBMAA
Wed 05/10
nonstop
Rs. 11,207
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Srilankan
MAACMB
Sat 01/10
nonstop
CMBMAA
Fri 07/10
nonstop
Rs. 11,207
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Srilankan
MAACMB
Mon 03/10
nonstop
CMBMAA
Wed 19/10
nonstop
Rs. 11,207
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Srilankan
MAACMB
Tue 04/10
nonstop
CMBMAA
Tue 11/10
nonstop
Rs. 11,207
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Srilankan
MAACMB
Wed 05/10
nonstop
CMBMAA
Fri 07/10
nonstop
Rs. 11,207
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SpiceJet
MAACMB
Wed 23/11
nonstop
CMBMAA
Sun 27/11
nonstop
Rs. 11,941
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Jet Airways
MAACMB
Mon 26/09
1 stop
CMBMAA
Thu 29/09
1 stop
Rs. 29,551
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Jet Airways
MAACMB
Tue 27/09
1 stop
CMBMAA
Thu 29/09
1 stop
Rs. 29,551
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Jet Airways
MAACMB
Mon 03/10
1 stop
CMBMAA
Mon 10/10
1 stop
Rs. 29,551
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Jet Airways
MAACMB
Tue 04/10
1 stop
CMBMAA
Tue 11/10
1 stop
Rs. 29,551
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Jet Airways
MAACMB
Wed 05/10
1 stop
CMBMAA
Mon 10/10
1 stop
Rs. 29,551
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Etihad
MAACMB
Sat 21/01
1 stop
CMBMAA
Sat 21/01
1 stop
Rs. 82,783
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How Much is a Flight from Chennai to Colombo?

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. 9,473.

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 thinking 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?

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. 9,940 Rs. 23,014
7-14 days Rs. 9,606 Rs. 15,343
14-21 days Rs. 9,006 Rs. 15,877
21-30 days Rs. 9,006 Rs. 15,877
30-60 days Rs. 9,006 Rs. 14,809
60-90 days Rs. 10,073 Rs. 17,011
90+ days Rs. 10,073 Rs. 14,943

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chennai to Colombo

We've examined 20,795,316,600 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. 9,940 Rs. 9,940 Rs. 9,006 Rs. 9,139 Rs. 9,139 Rs. 9,940 Rs. 9,006

Compare Flight Prices from Chennai to Colombo by Month

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
September Chennai Colombo Air India 28/09/16 01/10/16 0 Rs. 9,940
October Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 12/10/16 13/10/16 0 Rs. 9,006
November Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 02/11/16 06/11/16 0 Rs. 9,006
December Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 02/12/16 05/12/16 0 Rs. 10,073
January Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 08/01/17 19/01/17 0 Rs. 10,073
February Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 02/02/17 06/02/17 0 Rs. 10,073
March Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 03/03/17 10/03/17 0 Rs. 10,073
April Chennai Colombo Mihin Lanka 18/04/17 24/04/17 0 Rs. 10,073

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chennai to Colombo

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
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
Rs. 9,940
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Rs. 9,940 Rs. 9,940
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Rs. 9,940 Rs. 10,073
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
Rs. 10,073 Rs. 9,139
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Rs. 9,139 Rs. 9,606
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
Rs. 9,606

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chennai to Colombo

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. 39,691.

The average price for direct flights from Chennai to Colombo is Rs. 10,006.

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 05:50 05:50
Mihin Lanka 1 0 1 1 1 1 2 02:20 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

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chennai to Colombo

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. 28,751.

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 28 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 40 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 52% of the non-stop flights between Chennai and Colombo.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chennai to Colombo?
Answer: Kuala Lumpur, MY

Airlines in Chennai flying to Colombo Last modified: 26-Sep-2016 1:54 AMNumber of routes searched: 32Number of itineraries searched: 200,303

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 -
Emirates DXB
Jet Airways BOM
Air India DEL
Etihad AUH
Oman Air MCT
Cathay HKG
Qatar DOH
Singapore SIN
Thai BKK
Kuwait KWI
AirAsia KUL
SpiceJet IXM
Air Arabia SHJ
Saudi Arabian JED

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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Flights from Chennai to Male Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Saudi Arabian, Srilankan Rs. 12,608
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Flights from Bangalore to Kuala Lumpur Jet Airways, AirAsia, Thai AirAsia, Malaysia, SilkAir, Mihin Lanka, Singapore, Thai, Tigerair, Srilankan Rs. 15,009
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Flights from Chennai to Dubai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Emirates, flydubai, Gulf Air, Kuwait, Mihin Lanka, Qatar, SpiceJet, Saudi Arabian, Srilankan, Oman Air Rs. 19,412
Flights from Chennai to London Jet Airways, Air India, British Airways, Emirates, Etihad, Gulf Air, Kuwait, Lufthansa, Qatar, Saudi Arabian, Srilankan, Oman Air Rs. 35,889
Cheap Flights from Chennai to Colombo