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Cheap Flights from Colombo to Chennai, IN, India - CMB to MAA Last modified: Jun 26, 2016 6:58 AM

Popular flights from Colombo to Chennai Last modified: Jun 26, 2016 6:58 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Air India
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 30, 2016 Jul 7, 2016 LKR 32,107
IndiGo Air
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 30, 2016 Jul 7, 2016 LKR 70,050
Jet Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 29, 2016 Jul 5, 2016 LKR 46,263
Jun 30, 2016 Jul 7, 2016 LKR 46,263
Jul 1, 2016 Jul 4, 2016 LKR 46,263
Jul 4, 2016 Jul 13, 2016 LKR 46,263
Jul 7, 2016 Jul 12, 2016 LKR 46,263
Mihin Lanka
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 12, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 LKR 24,226
Srilankan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 12, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 LKR 27,583

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Colombo to Chennai (CMB to MAA)?

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 LKR 30,209.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Colombo to Chennai (CMB to MAA)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 Colombo to Chennai

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Colombo to Chennai should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days LKR 32,107 LKR 46,263
7-14 days LKR 30,793 LKR 46,263
14-21 days LKR 30,064 LKR 43,052
21-30 days LKR 31,669 LKR 46,263
30-60 days LKR 24,226 LKR 46,263
60-90 days LKR 30,793 LKR 46,263
90+ days LKR 22,037 LKR 46,263

Cheapest Day To Fly from Colombo to Chennai

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Colombo to Chennai.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
LKR 30,064 LKR 30,793 LKR 30,939 LKR 30,793 LKR 24,226 LKR 31,085 LKR 33,420

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Colombo to Chennai

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Colombo to Chennai.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
June Colombo Chennai Air India 6/30/16 7/7/16 0 LKR 32,107
July Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 7/11/16 7/15/16 0 LKR 30,064
August Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 8/12/16 8/16/16 0 LKR 24,226
September Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 9/15/16 9/19/16 0 LKR 30,793
October Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 10/10/16 10/17/16 0 LKR 30,939
November Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 11/9/16 11/18/16 0 LKR 34,588
December Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 12/8/16 12/15/16 0 LKR 22,037
January Colombo Chennai Srilankan 1/2/17 1/2/17 0 LKR 35,755

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Colombo to Chennai

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 Colombo to Chennai.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
LKR 32,399
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
LKR 32,399 LKR 30,793
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
LKR 30,793 LKR 31,669
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
LKR 31,669
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
LKR 31,669
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
LKR 31,669

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Colombo to Chennai (CMB to MAA)

Your Colombo to Chennai 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 Colombo to Chennai is LKR 50,787.

The average price for non-stop flights from Colombo to Chennai is LKR 32,544.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Colombo to Chennai
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Air India 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 17:05 17:05
Mihin Lanka 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 08:40 08:40
SpiceJet 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 02:45 02:45
Srilankan 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 00:55 18:40

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Colombo to Chennai (CMB to MAA)

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 LKR 22,329.

The average price for round trip flights from Colombo to Chennai is LKR 36,193.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Colombo to Bangalore IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR 29,334
Colombo to Tirupati Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet, Srilankan Check Dates
Colombo to Bangkok Cathay, Thai AirAsia, Mihin Lanka, Bangkok, Thai, Srilankan, Mesaba LKR 37,944
Colombo to Tiruchirappalli Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR 28,312
Colombo to Mumbai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR 31,815
Colombo to Hyderabad Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR 37,652
Colombo to Madurai Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR 28,020
Colombo to Kochi IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR 28,020
Colombo to Delhi IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Air Mali, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR 45,241
Colombo to Coimbatore Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR 62,753
Colombo to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, Malindo, Srilankan LKR 18,826
Colombo to Singapore Cathay, Emirates, SilkAir, Mihin Lanka, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Srilankan LKR 31,961
Colombo to Thiruvananthapuram Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR 36,631
Colombo to Goa IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR 57,646
Colombo to Dubai Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR 36,339
Colombo to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, NIKI, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Srilankan, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ, Monarch LKR 108,140
Colombo to Male British Airways, AirAsia X, Emirates, Korean, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Srilankan, Oman Air LKR 19,994
Colombo to Kozhikode Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet, Srilankan Check Dates
Colombo to Mangalore Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan Check Dates
Colombo to Kolkata IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR 47,868
Colombo to Visakhapatnam Jet Airways, Air India, Srilankan LKR 51,808
Colombo to Jakarta Garuda, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR 42,760
Colombo to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR 64,651
Colombo to Pune IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR 54,581
Colombo to Dhaka Biman, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR 78,515
Colombo to Ahmedabad Jet Airways, Air India, Air Costa, Srilankan LKR 51,808
Colombo to Kathmandu Mihin Lanka, Nepal, Srilankan LKR 82,455
Colombo to Phuket Thai AirAsia, Mihin Lanka, Bangkok, Thai, Srilankan LKR 60,856
Colombo to Port Blair Jet Airways, Air India, Srilankan LKR 97,632
Colombo to Jaipur IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Air Costa, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan Check Dates

Airlines Flying from Colombo to Chennai (CMB to MAA) Number of flights searched: 62Last modified: Jun 26, 2016 6:58 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Colombo to Chennai 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 Colombo to Chennai.

Colombo to Chennai
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 MLE / DXB 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 Colombo and Chennai, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Colombo to Chennai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Colombo to Chennai?
Answer: The average Colombo to Chennai flight time is an hour and 30 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Colombo and Chennai?
Answer: The distance from Colombo to Chennai is 646 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Colombo to Chennai?
Answer: There are 42 direct flights from Colombo to Chennai.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Colombo to Chennai?
Answer: Srilankan Airlines provides 50% of the non-stop flights between Colombo and Chennai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Colombo to Chennai?
Answer: Dubai, AE
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