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Flights from Colombo to Chennai, India Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 1:00 AM

Colombo to Chennai Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 1:00 AM

We've scanned 23,629,223,180 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Colombo to Chennai. Mihin Lanka & Air India frequently offer the best deals on Colombo to Chennai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Mihin Lanka
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Fri 11/18
nonstop
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Sun 11/20
nonstop
LKR22,078
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Mihin Lanka
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Thu 12/1
nonstop
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Thu 12/15
nonstop
LKR22,078
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Mihin Lanka
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Tue 12/20
nonstop
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Wed 12/28
nonstop
LKR22,078
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Mihin Lanka
CMBMAA
Sun 1/15
nonstop
MAACMB
Fri 1/27
nonstop
LKR22,078
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Air India
CMBMAA
Wed 9/28
nonstop
MAACMB
Sat 10/1
nonstop
LKR24,563
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Air India
CMBMAA
Sun 10/2
nonstop
MAACMB
Tue 10/4
nonstop
LKR24,563
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Air India
CMBMAA
Sat 11/12
nonstop
MAACMB
Tue 11/15
nonstop
LKR24,563
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Air India
CMBMAA
Thu 12/1
nonstop
MAACMB
Sat 12/10
nonstop
LKR24,563
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Air India
CMBMAA
Thu 12/1
nonstop
MAACMB
Thu 12/15
nonstop
LKR24,563
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Srilankan
CMBMAA
Sun 10/2
nonstop
MAACMB
Tue 10/4
nonstop
LKR24,856
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Srilankan
CMBMAA
Tue 10/4
nonstop
MAACMB
Fri 10/7
nonstop
LKR24,856
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Srilankan
CMBMAA
Wed 10/5
nonstop
MAACMB
Wed 10/12
nonstop
LKR24,856
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Srilankan
CMBMAA
Thu 10/6
nonstop
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Thu 10/13
nonstop
LKR24,856
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Srilankan
CMBMAA
Fri 10/14
nonstop
MAACMB
Mon 10/17
nonstop
LKR24,856
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SpiceJet
CMBMAA
Mon 1/2
nonstop
MAACMB
Sat 1/7
nonstop
LKR32,020
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How Much is a Flight from Colombo to Chennai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Colombo to Chennai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be LKR24,125.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Colombo to Chennai?

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 Colombo to Chennai 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 Colombo to Chennai?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days LKR23,248 LKR61,993
7-14 days LKR22,955 LKR49,419
14-21 days LKR22,955 LKR47,664
21-30 days LKR22,955 LKR49,857
30-60 days LKR22,078 LKR48,395
60-90 days LKR22,078 LKR48,395
90+ days LKR22,078 LKR34,798

Cheapest Day To Fly from Colombo to Chennai

We've examined 23,636,053,052 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Colombo to Chennai is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
LKR31,289 LKR22,078 LKR24,563 LKR22,078 LKR22,078 LKR23,248 LKR22,955

Compare Flight Prices from Colombo to Chennai 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 Colombo to Chennai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Colombo Chennai Air India 9/28/16 10/1/16 0 LKR24,563
October Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 10/6/16 10/13/16 0 LKR22,955
November Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 11/18/16 11/20/16 0 LKR22,078
December Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 12/1/16 12/15/16 0 LKR22,078
January Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 1/15/17 1/27/17 0 LKR22,078
February Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 2/17/17 2/26/17 0 LKR22,370
March Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 3/24/17 3/31/17 0 LKR31,289
April Colombo Chennai Srilankan 4/12/17 4/29/17 0 LKR36,699

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Colombo to Chennai

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
LKR22,955
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
LKR22,955
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
LKR24,856
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
LKR24,856

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Colombo to Chennai

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 Colombo to Chennai is LKR63,455.

The average price for direct flights from Colombo to Chennai is LKR24,417.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Colombo to Chennai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air India 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 17:05 17:05
Mihin Lanka 1 1 0 1 1 2 1 08:40 23:45
SpiceJet 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 02:45 02:45
Srilankan 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 00:55 18:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Colombo to Chennai

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 Colombo to Chennai. 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 Colombo to Chennai is LKR19,592.

The average price for round trip flights from Colombo to Chennai is LKR24,417.

Colombo to Chennai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Colombo to Chennai?
Answer: The average Colombo to Chennai flight time is an hour and 31 minutes.
Question: How far is Chennai from Colombo?
Answer: The distance from Colombo to Chennai is 646 kilometers (402 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Colombo to Chennai?
Answer: There are 40 direct flights from Colombo to Chennai.
Question: What are the most popular Colombo airlines for direct flights from Colombo to Chennai?
Answer: Srilankan Airlines provides 52% of the non-stop flights between Colombo and Chennai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Colombo to Chennai?
Answer: Singapore, SG

Airlines in Colombo flying to Chennai Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 1:00 AMNumber of routes searched: 33Number of itineraries searched: 231,871

Wondering which airlines fly out of Colombo to Chennai? We've gathered the average price of Colombo airlines with flights to Chennai. 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.

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

Colombo to Chennai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Colombo and Chennai. 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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