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Flights from Colombo to Chennai, India

Colombo to Chennai Last modified: Feb 24, 2017 1:18 -05:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 29,728,241,527 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Chennai. SpiceJet & Air India frequently offer the best deals to Chennai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

SpiceJet
CMBMAA
Tue 4/4
nonstop
MAACMB
Sun 4/16
nonstop
LKR22,570
Air India
CMBMAA
Tue 4/4
nonstop
MAACMB
Sun 4/16
nonstop
LKR29,128
Srilankan
CMBMAA
Sat 3/18
nonstop
MAACMB
Mon 3/20
nonstop
LKR32,025
Qatar
CMBMAA
Tue 4/4
1 stop
MAACMB
Sun 4/16
1 stop
LKR170,343

How Much is a Flight from Colombo to Chennai? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 LKR26,383.

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 think 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? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 LKR32,330 LKR65,423
7-14 days LKR32,330 LKR111,325
14-21 days LKR30,805 LKR110,105
21-30 days LKR25,773 LKR33,855
30-60 days LKR22,570 LKR40,108
60-90 days LKR23,638 LKR34,770
90+ days LKR22,418 LKR34,770

Cheapest Day To Fly from Colombo to Chennai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've examined 29,747,320,011 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
LKR23,638LKR22,570LKR23,943LKR26,993LKR25,773LKR30,653LKR30,805

Compare Flight Prices from Colombo to Chennai by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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
February Colombo Chennai Air India 2/27/17 3/3/17 0 LKR34,618
March Colombo Chennai SpiceJet 3/21/17 3/28/17 0 LKR25,773
April Colombo Chennai SpiceJet 4/4/17 4/16/17 0 LKR22,570
May Colombo Chennai SpiceJet 5/1/17 5/15/17 0 LKR23,638
June Colombo Chennai Air India 6/7/17 6/9/17 0 LKR30,805
July Colombo Chennai Air India 7/14/17 7/16/17 0 LKR30,805
August Colombo Chennai SpiceJet 8/7/17 8/14/17 0 LKR22,418
September Colombo Chennai Srilankan 9/10/17 9/13/17 0 LKR32,025

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Colombo to Chennai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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
26 27 28 1 2 3 4
LKR33,855
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
LKR33,855 LKR33,093
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
LKR33,093 LKR30,653
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
LKR30,653 LKR32,178
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
LKR32,178 LKR40,718
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
LKR40,718

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Colombo to Chennai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 LKR85,705.

The average price for direct flights from Colombo to Chennai is LKR32,635.

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 19:10 19:10
SpiceJet 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 02:40 02:40
Srilankan 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 00:40 18:35

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Colombo to Chennai Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 LKR17,233.

The average price for round trip flights from Colombo to Chennai is LKR27,603.

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 20 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 35 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 60% of the non-stop flights between Colombo and Chennai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Colombo to Chennai?
Answer: Mumbai, IN

Airlines in Colombo flying to Chennai Last modified: Feb 24, 2017 1:18 -05:00Number of routes searched: 43Number of itineraries searched: 2,422,091

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 -
SpiceJet -
Srilankan -
Jet Airways BLR
Jet Airways BOM
Air India DEL
Cathay HKG
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
flydubai DXB
Air Arabia SHJ
Gulf Air BAH
Kuwait KWI
Malaysia KUL
SilkAir SIN
Qatar DOH
SpiceJet IXM
Singapore SIN
Saudi Arabian JED
Saudi Arabian RUH
Thai BKK
Oman Air MCT

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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