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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
Feb 23, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 LKR25,327
Feb 24, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 LKR25,327
Feb 24, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 LKR25,327
Feb 25, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 LKR25,327
Mar 4, 2016 Mar 6, 2016 LKR25,327
Jet Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 23, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 LKR38,710
Feb 23, 2016 Mar 3, 2016 LKR38,710
Feb 24, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 LKR38,710
Mar 7, 2016 Mar 21, 2016 LKR38,710
Mar 8, 2016 Mar 15, 2016 LKR38,710
Mihin Lanka
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 12, 2016 May 21, 2016 LKR19,427
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 17, 2016 LKR19,427
SpiceJet
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 26, 2016 Mar 2, 2016 LKR21,442
Feb 26, 2016 Mar 2, 2016 LKR21,442
Srilankan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 18, 2016 Feb 19, 2016 LKR24,463
Feb 20, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 LKR24,463
Feb 21, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 LKR24,463
Feb 23, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 LKR24,463
Feb 23, 2016 Mar 3, 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 LKR21,298.

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 LKR24,463 LKR37,846
7-14 days LKR21,442 LKR21,442
14-21 days LKR21,442 LKR21,442
21-30 days LKR20,866 LKR38,710
30-60 days LKR20,866 LKR21,873
60-90 days LKR19,427 LKR39,141
90+ days LKR19,427 LKR27,773

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
LKR22,449 LKR20,003 LKR21,873 LKR19,427 LKR21,442 LKR23,456 LKR20,866

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 SpiceJet 2/26/16 3/2/16 0 LKR21,442
March Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 3/10/16 3/15/16 0 LKR20,866
April Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 4/3/16 4/5/16 0 LKR20,866
May Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 5/12/16 5/21/16 0 LKR19,427
June Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 6/9/16 6/17/16 0 LKR19,427
July Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 7/3/16 7/11/16 0 LKR19,427
August Colombo Chennai Mihin Lanka 8/4/16 8/12/16 0 LKR19,427
October Colombo Chennai Air India 10/1/16 10/5/16 0 LKR35,112

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
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
LKR24,032
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
LKR24,032 LKR24,895
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
LKR24,895 LKR24,463
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
LKR24,463 LKR20,866
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
LKR20,866 LKR24,463
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
LKR24,463

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 LKR43,602.

The average price for non-stop flights from Colombo to Chennai is LKR23,168.

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 LKR19,427.

The average price for round trip flights from Colombo to Chennai is LKR27,054.

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 LKR48,495
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 LKR27,198
Colombo to Hyderabad Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR48,926
Colombo to Madurai Jet Airways, Air India, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR17,125
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 LKR40,868
Colombo to Coimbatore Jet Airways, Air India, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR61,158
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 LKR28,205
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 LKR18,276
Colombo to Kozhikode Jet Airways, Air India, India Express, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan Check Dates
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 LKR44,609
Colombo to Visakhapatnam Jet Airways, Air India, Srilankan LKR51,948
Colombo to Jakarta Garuda, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR36,263
Colombo to Hong Kong Cathay, Hong Kong, Dragonair, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR65,187
Colombo to Pune IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR45,329
Colombo to Dhaka Biman, Mihin Lanka, Srilankan LKR68,785
Colombo to Ahmedabad IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, Air Costa, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR51,661
Colombo to Kathmandu Mihin Lanka, Nepal, Srilankan LKR83,606
Colombo to Phuket Thai AirAsia, Mihin Lanka, Bangkok, Thai, Srilankan LKR59,575
Colombo to Port Blair Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, SpiceJet, Srilankan LKR90,945
Colombo to Jaipur IndiGo, Jet Airways, Air India, GoAir, Air Costa, Mihin Lanka, SpiceJet, KLM*, Srilankan LKR51,517

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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