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Cheap Flights from Colombo to Chennai, IN, India - CMB to MAA

Popular flights from Colombo to Chennai

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Air India
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 5, 2016 Mar 16, 2016 LKR24,320
Jet Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 17, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 LKR38,710
Feb 18, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 LKR38,710
Feb 18, 2016 Feb 22, 2016 LKR38,710
Feb 22, 2016 Feb 25, 2016 LKR38,710
Feb 22, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 LKR38,710
Mihin Lanka
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 11, 2016 LKR20,866
Apr 14, 2016 Apr 18, 2016 LKR20,866
SpiceJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 12, 2016 Apr 16, 2016 LKR21,873
May 19, 2016 May 23, 2016 LKR21,873
May 19, 2016 May 23, 2016 LKR21,873
May 26, 2016 May 29, 2016 LKR21,873
May 26, 2016 May 29, 2016 LKR21,873
Srilankan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 13, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 LKR24,463
Feb 18, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 LKR24,463
Feb 20, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 LKR24,463
Feb 23, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 LKR24,463
Feb 24, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 LKR24,463

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 LKR21,873.

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 LKR23,744 LKR23,024
7-14 days LKR21,010 LKR23,600
14-21 days LKR24,463 LKR37,846
21-30 days LKR20,866 LKR38,710
30-60 days LKR21,010 LKR22,593
60-90 days LKR20,866 LKR22,593
90+ days LKR19,427 LKR21,873

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
LKR21,010 LKR20,866 LKR22,593 LKR20,866 LKR23,744 LKR22,593 LKR21,873

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
February Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 2/22/16 2/29/16 0 LKR21,010
March Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 3/8/16 3/11/16 0 LKR20,866
April Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 4/14/16 4/18/16 0 LKR20,866
May Colombo Chennai SpiceJet 5/19/16 5/23/16 0 LKR21,873
June Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 6/28/16 7/9/16 0 LKR32,090
July Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 7/7/16 7/15/16 0 LKR20,290
August Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 8/4/16 8/12/16 0 LKR19,427
September Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 9/4/16 9/19/16 0 LKR27,341

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
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
LKR23,744
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
LKR23,744 LKR26,190
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
LKR26,190 LKR24,463
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
LKR24,463 LKR24,463
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
LKR24,463 LKR21,010
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
LKR21,010

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 LKR36,407.

The average price for non-stop flights from Colombo to Chennai is LKR23,312.

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 0 1 1 0 1 08:40 08:40
SpiceJet 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 02:45 02:45
Srilankan 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 00:40 18:35

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 LKR24,751.

The average price for round trip flights from Colombo to Chennai is LKR26,334.

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Colombo to Bangalore IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR32,810
Colombo to Tirupati Air India, Srilankan LKR59,719
Colombo to Bangkok Cathay, Thai AirAsia, Mihin Lanka, Bangkok, Thai, Srilankan LKR37,414
Colombo to Tiruchirappalli Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR28,205
Colombo to Mumbai IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR27,054
Colombo to Hyderabad Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR33,529
Colombo to Madurai Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR16,981
Colombo to Kochi Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR27,341
Colombo to Delhi IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR41,875
Colombo to Coimbatore Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR95,694
Colombo to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, AirAsia X, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, Malindo, Srilankan LKR15,254
Colombo to Singapore Cathay, Emirates, SilkAir, Mihin Lanka, Singapore, Tigerair, Srilankan LKR35,832
Colombo to Thiruvananthapuram IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR28,637
Colombo to Goa IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR35,832
Colombo to Dubai Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR34,968
Colombo to London Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, NIKI, transavia.com, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Mihin Lanka, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Tap Portugal, Srilankan, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Monarch LKR90,801
Colombo to Male British Airways, AirAsia X, Emirates, Korean, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Srilankan, Oman Air LKR18,132
Colombo to Kozhikode Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR51,085
Colombo to Mangalore Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan Check Dates
Colombo to Kolkata IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR37,127
Colombo to Visakhapatnam Jet Airways, Air India, Srilankan Check Dates
Colombo to Jakarta Garuda, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR35,256
Colombo to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR57,560
Colombo to Pune IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR43,314
Colombo to Dhaka Biman, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR61,590
Colombo to Ahmedabad IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Air Costa, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR46,048
Colombo to Kathmandu Mihin Lanka, Nepal, Srilankan LKR92,528
Colombo to Phuket Thai AirAsia, Mihin Lanka, Bangkok, Thai, Srilankan LKR60,007
Colombo to Port Blair Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR63,892
Colombo to Jaipur IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Air Costa, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR46,912

Airlines Flying from Colombo to Chennai (CMB to MAA)

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 22 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 46 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 58% 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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