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Cheap Flights from Colombo to Chennai, IN, India - CMB to MAA Last modified: May 24, 2016 12:53 AM

Popular flights from Colombo to Chennai Last modified: May 24, 2016 12:53 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 2, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 LKR 24,671
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 15, 2016 LKR 24,671
Jun 25, 2016 Jun 29, 2016 LKR 24,671
Jun 30, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 LKR 24,671
Jul 5, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 LKR 24,671
Jet Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 24, 2016 May 27, 2016 LKR 39,063
May 30, 2016 Jun 2, 2016 LKR 39,063
May 31, 2016 Jun 3, 2016 LKR 39,063
Jul 5, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 LKR 39,063
Mihin Lanka
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 9, 2016 Jul 13, 2016 LKR 22,175
SpiceJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 28, 2016 May 31, 2016 LKR 27,902
Srilankan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 10, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 LKR 24,965
Jun 25, 2016 Jun 29, 2016 LKR 24,965
Jun 30, 2016 Jul 3, 2016 LKR 24,965

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 25,259.

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 27,902 LKR 35,538
7-14 days LKR 24,671 LKR 39,063
14-21 days LKR 24,671 LKR 42,000
21-30 days LKR 22,615 LKR 41,853
30-60 days LKR 22,175 LKR 39,063
60-90 days LKR 27,021 LKR 48,167
90+ days LKR 22,615 LKR 29,077

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 27,021 LKR 22,615 LKR 31,867 LKR 24,671 LKR 24,965 LKR 22,175 LKR 22,615

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
May Colombo Chennai SpiceJet 5/28/16 5/31/16 0 LKR 27,902
June Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 6/21/16 6/30/16 0 LKR 22,615
July Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 7/9/16 7/13/16 0 LKR 22,175
August Colombo Chennai Srilankan 8/20/16 8/27/16 0 LKR 27,021
September Colombo Chennai Srilankan 9/15/16 9/24/16 0 LKR 27,021
October Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 10/17/16 10/25/16 0 LKR 22,615
November Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 11/17/16 11/25/16 0 LKR 22,615
December Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 12/12/16 12/16/16 0 LKR 32,014

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 51,104.

The average price for non-stop flights from Colombo to Chennai is LKR 27,755.

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 20,559.

The average price for round trip flights from Colombo to Chennai is LKR 33,042.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Colombo to Bangalore Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR 28,489
Colombo to Tirupati Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet, Srilankan Check Dates
Colombo to Bangkok Cathay, Thai AirAsia, Mihin Lanka, Bangkok, Thai, Srilankan LKR 38,181
Colombo to Tiruchirappalli Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR 28,930
Colombo to Mumbai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR 32,161
Colombo to Hyderabad Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR 35,979
Colombo to Madurai Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR 24,524
Colombo to Kochi IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR 28,049
Colombo to Delhi IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR 40,091
Colombo to Coimbatore Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR 106,907
Colombo to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, Malindo, Srilankan LKR 16,448
Colombo to Singapore Cathay, Emirates, SilkAir, Mihin Lanka, Singapore, Tigerair, Scoot, Srilankan LKR 35,685
Colombo to Thiruvananthapuram Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR 32,601
Colombo to Goa Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR 46,405
Colombo to Dubai Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR 35,098
Colombo to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Srilankan, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, WIZZ LKR 91,782
Colombo to Male British Airways, AirAsia X, Emirates, Korean, Mega Maldives, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Srilankan, Oman Air LKR 18,357
Colombo to Kozhikode IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR 74,307
Colombo to Mangalore IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan Check Dates
Colombo to Kolkata IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR 46,699
Colombo to Visakhapatnam Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet, Srilankan Check Dates
Colombo to Jakarta Garuda, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR 38,328
Colombo to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR 65,055
Colombo to Pune IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR 48,755
Colombo to Dhaka Biman, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR 57,566
Colombo to Ahmedabad IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Air Costa, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR 57,272
Colombo to Kathmandu Mihin Lanka, Nepal, Srilankan LKR 89,285
Colombo to Phuket Thai AirAsia, Bangkok, Thai, Srilankan LKR 63,146
Colombo to Port Blair Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR 99,712
Colombo to Jaipur IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Air Mali, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan Check Dates

Airlines Flying from Colombo to Chennai (CMB to MAA) Number of flights searched: 62Last modified: May 24, 2016 12:53 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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