Flights
Hotels
From
To
1 traveler
Unsupported Browser!
Find Flights
Finding cheap flights is simple. More than 36 million people last year saved hundreds by using our flights tool.
Flights
Hotels
Round-trip
One-way
1 traveler
Unsupported Browser!
Find Flights
Finding cheap flights is simple. More than 36 million people last year saved hundreds by using our flights tool.
Did you mean flights from Chennai to Colombo?

Cheap Flights from Colombo to Chennai, IN, India - CMB to MAA Last modified: Aug 26, 2016 12:48 AM

Popular flights from Colombo to Chennai Last modified: Aug 26, 2016 12:48 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.

Mihin Lanka
CMBMAA
Sun 9/25
nonstop
MAACMB
Wed 10/5
nonstop
LKR21,956
Select
Mihin Lanka
CMBMAA
Sat 10/1
nonstop
MAACMB
Mon 10/10
nonstop
LKR21,956
Select
Mihin Lanka
CMBMAA
Mon 10/3
nonstop
MAACMB
Thu 10/13
nonstop
LKR21,956
Select
Mihin Lanka
CMBMAA
Tue 10/4
nonstop
MAACMB
Thu 10/13
nonstop
LKR21,956
Select
Mihin Lanka
CMBMAA
Tue 10/11
nonstop
MAACMB
Thu 10/20
nonstop
LKR21,956
Select
Srilankan
CMBMAA
Sun 9/25
nonstop
MAACMB
Wed 10/5
nonstop
LKR24,573
Select
Srilankan
CMBMAA
Tue 9/27
nonstop
MAACMB
Fri 9/30
nonstop
LKR24,573
Select
Air India
CMBMAA
Sat 10/1
nonstop
MAACMB
Tue 10/11
nonstop
LKR25,445
Select
Air India
CMBMAA
Sat 10/1
nonstop
MAACMB
Mon 10/10
nonstop
LKR25,445
Select
Air India
CMBMAA
Tue 10/4
nonstop
MAACMB
Thu 10/13
nonstop
LKR25,445
Select
SpiceJet
CMBMAA
Tue 10/4
nonstop
MAACMB
Thu 10/13
nonstop
LKR26,172
Select
Jet Airways
CMBMAA
Tue 9/27
1 stop
MAACMB
Fri 9/30
1 stop
LKR38,531
Select
Jet Airways
CMBMAA
Mon 10/3
1 stop
MAACMB
Thu 10/13
1 stop
LKR38,531
Select
Jet Airways
CMBMAA
Tue 10/4
1 stop
MAACMB
Thu 10/13
1 stop
LKR38,531
Select
Jet Airways
CMBMAA
Wed 10/5
1 stop
MAACMB
Mon 10/10
1 stop
LKR38,531
Select
Jet Airways
CMBMAA
Tue 10/11
1 stop
MAACMB
Thu 10/20
1 stop
LKR38,531
Select
AirAsia
CMBMAA
Wed 8/31
1 stop
MAACMB
Tue 9/6
1 stop
LKR60,923
Select
flydubai
CMBMAA
Thu 10/20
2 stops
MAACMB
Sun 10/30
2 stops
LKR99,309
Select
flydubai
CMBMAA
Thu 10/20
1 stop
MAACMB
Sun 10/30
1 stop
LKR99,309
Select
Oman Air
CMBMAA
Tue 11/29
1 stop
MAACMB
Sat 12/3
1 stop
LKR144,964
Select
Malaysia
CMBMAA
Mon 8/29
1 stop
MAACMB
Thu 9/1
1 stop
LKR149,181
Select
Malaysia
CMBMAA
Wed 8/31
1 stop
MAACMB
Fri 9/9
1 stop
LKR149,181
Select
Malaysia
CMBMAA
Fri 9/2
1 stop
MAACMB
Fri 9/9
1 stop
LKR149,181
Select
Malaysia
CMBMAA
Sat 9/3
1 stop
MAACMB
Fri 9/9
1 stop
LKR149,181
Select
Malaysia
CMBMAA
Sun 9/4
1 stop
MAACMB
Fri 9/9
1 stop
LKR149,181
Select
Thai
CMBMAA
Wed 8/31
1 stop
MAACMB
Fri 9/9
1 stop
LKR156,451
Select
Qatar
CMBMAA
Wed 11/2
1 stop
MAACMB
Sat 11/5
1 stop
LKR244,999
Select
Singapore
CMBMAA
Tue 11/29
2 stops
MAACMB
Sat 12/3
2 stops
LKR282,803
Select
Etihad
CMBMAA
Sat 8/27
1 stop
MAACMB
Wed 8/31
1 stop
LKR382,693
Select
Etihad
CMBMAA
Mon 9/5
1 stop
MAACMB
Tue 9/13
1 stop
LKR382,693
Select
Etihad
CMBMAA
Tue 9/6
1 stop
MAACMB
Thu 9/8
1 stop
LKR382,693
Select
Etihad
CMBMAA
Tue 9/27
1 stop
MAACMB
Fri 9/30
1 stop
LKR382,693
Select
Cathay
CMBMAA
Wed 8/31
1 stop
MAACMB
Tue 9/6
1 stop
LKR418,171
Select
Cathay
CMBMAA
Mon 11/7
1 stop
MAACMB
Thu 11/10
1 stop
LKR418,171
Select

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 LKR22,392.

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 LKR27,481 LKR41,876
7-14 days LKR26,754 LKR44,347
14-21 days LKR25,300 LKR50,163
21-30 days LKR21,956 LKR49,582
30-60 days LKR21,956 LKR38,531
60-90 days LKR28,935 LKR33,588
90+ days LKR23,555 LKR38,531

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
LKR21,956 LKR21,956 LKR24,718 LKR21,956 LKR21,956 LKR21,956 LKR21,956

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
August Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 8/30/16 9/5/16 0 LKR28,353
September Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 9/25/16 10/5/16 0 LKR21,956
October Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 10/1/16 10/10/16 0 LKR21,956
November Colombo Chennai SpiceJet 11/7/16 11/10/16 0 LKR28,935
December Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 12/8/16 12/15/16 0 LKR24,137
January Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 1/5/17 1/10/17 0 LKR23,555
February Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 2/21/17 2/28/17 0 LKR31,552
March Colombo Chennai Srilankan 3/4/17 3/18/17 0 LKR35,623

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
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
LKR33,297
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
LKR33,297
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
LKR30,971
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
LKR30,971

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 LKR261,284.

The average price for non-stop flights from Colombo to Chennai is LKR26,899.

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 2 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

More Cheap Flights

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Colombo to Bangalore Jet Airways, Air India, AirAsia, Cathay, Etihad, Air Arabia, Dragonair, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, Qatar, SpiceJet, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Thai, Srilankan, Oman Air LKR29,226
Colombo to Tirupati Air India LKR59,324
Colombo to Bangkok Jet Airways, Air India, AirAsia, Air China, Cathay, Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, JAL, Korean, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Malindo, Qantas, Qatar, SpiceJet, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, Srilankan LKR30,244
Colombo to Tiruchirappalli Jet Airways, AirAsia, Mihin Lanka, Malindo, Srilankan LKR33,442
Colombo to Mumbai Jet Airways, Air India, Cathay, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, Korean, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, Air Mauritius, Malindo, Qatar, SpiceJet, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Thai, Turkish, Srilankan, Oman Air LKR32,715
Colombo to Hyderabad Jet Airways, Air India, Etihad, flydubai, Malaysia, Qatar, Oman Air LKR38,095
Colombo to Madurai Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR18,902
Colombo to Kochi Jet Airways, Air India, AirAsia, Etihad, flydubai, Kuwait, Mihin Lanka, Malindo, Qatar, Srilankan, Oman Air LKR29,371
Colombo to Delhi Jet Airways, Air India, Cathay, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, JAL, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, Air Mauritius, China Eastern, Malindo, Austrian, Asiana, Qatar, SpiceJet, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Thai, Turkish, Srilankan LKR48,128
Colombo to Coimbatore Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet LKR41,876
Colombo to Kuala Lumpur AirAsia, Cathay, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Korean, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, Air Mauritius, China Eastern, Malindo, Qatar, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Thai, Turkish, Srilankan LKR18,902
Colombo to Singapore Jet Airways, Air India, AirAsia, Air China, Cathay, Emirates, JAL, Korean, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, Air Mauritius, China Eastern, Malindo, Asiana, Qatar, South African, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, Srilankan, Oman Air LKR27,772
Colombo to Thiruvananthapuram Jet Airways, Air India, Etihad, flydubai, Kuwait, Mihin Lanka, Qatar, Srilankan, Oman Air LKR37,950
Colombo to Goa Jet Airways, Air India, Qatar, SpiceJet, Oman Air LKR54,235
Colombo to Dubai Jet Airways, Air India, Cathay, Emirates, flydubai, JAL, Korean, Kenya, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Qatar, SpiceJet, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Thai, Turkish, Srilankan, Oman Air LKR28,063
Colombo to London Jet Airways, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, Cathay, Emirates, Etihad, Air Serbia, Korean, KLM, Kuwait, Malaysia, China Eastern, Austrian, UIA, Qatar, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Thai, Turkish, Srilankan, Oman Air LKR67,611
Colombo to Male Air India, AirAsia, British Airways, Cathay, AirAsia X, Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, JAL, Dragonair, Korean, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Qatar, Singapore, Srilankan, Oman Air LKR18,175
Colombo to Kozhikode Jet Airways, Air India, Etihad, Qatar, Oman Air LKR68,193
Colombo to Mangalore Jet Airways LKR53,508
Colombo to Kolkata Jet Airways, Air India, AirAsia, Cathay, Etihad, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Qatar, SpiceJet, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan LKR39,840
Colombo to Visakhapatnam Jet Airways, Air India Check Dates
Colombo to Jakarta AirAsia, Cathay, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Korean, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Malindo, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Thai, Turkish, Srilankan, Oman Air LKR30,389
Colombo to Hong Kong Jet Airways, Air India, AirAsia, Air China, Cathay, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Dragonair, Korean, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Malindo, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, Srilankan LKR50,454
Colombo to Pune Jet Airways, Air India LKR67,321
Colombo to Dhaka Jet Airways, Air India, AirAsia, Cathay, Emirates, Etihad, flydubai, Dragonair, Kuwait, Malaysia, Mihin Lanka, China Eastern, Malindo, Qatar, Singapore, Saudi Arabian, Thai, Turkish, Srilankan, Oman Air LKR72,119
Colombo to Ahmedabad Jet Airways, Air India, Etihad, Qatar LKR70,810
Colombo to Kathmandu Jet Airways, Air India, Air China, Cathay, Etihad, flydubai, Air Arabia, Dragonair, Korean, Malaysia, China Eastern, Malindo, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, Oman Air LKR53,362
Colombo to Phuket AirAsia, Cathay, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Dragonair, Malaysia, China Eastern, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Srilankan LKR38,531
Colombo to Port Blair Jet Airways, Air India LKR107,887
Colombo to Jaipur Jet Airways, Air India, Etihad, Oman Air LKR85,641

Airlines Flying from Colombo to Chennai (CMB to MAA) Number of flights searched: 62Last modified: Aug 26, 2016 12:48 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
Colombo (CMB) To Chennai, IN (MAA) Flights: Cheap Flights From Colombo To Chennai | FareCompare.