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Flights from Colombo to Chennai, India

TIPSave LKR6,620 by flying into Bangalore instead of Chennai from Colombo

Colombo to Chennai Last modified: Oct 23, 2017 3:19 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 45,456,662,005 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
Sun 11/5
nonstop
MAACMB
Fri 11/10
nonstop
LKR24,322
Air India
CMBMAA
Mon 10/30
nonstop
MAACMB
Wed 11/1
nonstop
LKR29,094
Jet Airways
CMBMAA
Mon 10/30
1 stop
MAACMB
Wed 11/1
1 stop
LKR31,095
Srilankan
CMBMAA
Mon 10/23
nonstop
MAACMB
Fri 10/27
nonstop
LKR31,095
Etihad
CMBMAA
Sun 11/12
1 stop
MAACMB
Fri 11/24
1 stop
LKR143,776

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 LKR26,939.

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 LKR31,095 LKR34,790
7-14 days LKR24,322 LKR31,095
14-21 days LKR29,094 LKR31,403
21-30 days LKR29,094 LKR31,403
30-60 days LKR24,938 LKR31,095
60-90 days LKR24,938 LKR31,403
90+ days LKR23,553 LKR31,095

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

We've examined 46,472,677,851 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 Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
LKR29,094LKR24,938LKR24,938LKR26,939LKR29,094LKR29,094LKR24,322

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
October Colombo Chennai Air India 10/30/17 11/1/17 0 LKR29,094
November Colombo Chennai SpiceJet 11/5/17 11/10/17 0 LKR24,322
December Colombo Chennai SpiceJet 12/19/17 1/5/18 0 LKR24,938
January Colombo Chennai SpiceJet 1/10/18 1/22/18 0 LKR24,938
February Colombo Chennai Jet Airways 2/1/18 2/15/18 1 LKR31,095
March Colombo Chennai SpiceJet 3/7/18 3/10/18 0 LKR23,553
April Colombo Chennai Air India 4/11/18 4/17/18 0 LKR31,095
June Colombo Chennai Air India 6/16/18 6/22/18 0 LKR31,095

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
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
LKR31,095
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
LKR31,095 LKR29,864
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
LKR29,864 LKR29,864
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
LKR29,864 LKR29,094
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
LKR29,094 LKR29,094
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
LKR29,094

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 LKR31,403.

The average price for direct flights from Colombo to Chennai is LKR28,786.

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 17:05 17:05
SpiceJet 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 02:30 02:30
Srilankan 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 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 LKR15,856.

The average price for round trip flights from Colombo to Chennai is LKR29,402.

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 21 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 49 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 71% of the non-stop flights between Colombo and Chennai.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Colombo to Chennai?
Answer: Singapore, SG

Airlines in Colombo flying to Chennai Last modified: Oct 23, 2017 3:19 -04:00Number of routes searched: 39Number of itineraries searched: 616,136

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
Malindo KUL
Qatar DOH
SpiceJet IXM
Singapore SIN
Saudi Arabian JED
Saudi Arabian RUH
Thai BKK

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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