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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?

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 LKR0 LKR128,898
7-14 days LKR0 LKR131,763
14-21 days LKR34,564 LKR140,165
21-30 days LKR34,564 LKR78,676
30-60 days LKR46,404 LKR73,711
60-90 days LKR35,519 LKR73,711
90+ days LKR34,564 LKR82,877

Compare Flight Prices from Colombo to Chennai by Month

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 Emirates 2/26/21 3/11/21 1 LKR132,909
March Colombo Chennai Vistara 3/29/21 4/1/21 1 LKR78,676
April Colombo Chennai Vistara 4/1/21 4/3/21 1 LKR73,711
May Colombo Chennai Vistara 5/3/21 5/5/21 1 LKR73,711
June Colombo Chennai Vistara 6/6/21 6/10/21 1 LKR87,269
July Colombo Chennai SpiceJet 7/31/21 8/18/21 0 LKR34,564
August Colombo Chennai SpiceJet 8/2/21 8/6/21 0 LKR34,564
September Colombo Chennai Srilankan 9/25/21 9/30/21 0 LKR35,137

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Colombo to Chennai

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.

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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Colombo to Chennai

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 LKR84,405.

The average price for direct flights from Colombo to Chennai is LKR37,620.

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
IndiGo 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 01:30 22:45
Air India 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 12:10 12:10
SpiceJet 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 21:30 21:30
Srilankan 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 19:40 19:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Colombo to Chennai

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 LKR34,564.

The average price for round trip flights from Colombo to Chennai is LKR57,670.

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 36 direct flights from Colombo to Chennai.
Question: What are the most popular Colombo airlines for direct flights from Colombo to Chennai?
Answer: IndiGo Air provides 58% of the non-stop flights between Colombo and Chennai.

Airlines in Colombo flying to Chennai Last modified: Mar 1, 2021 16:56 -05:00Number of routes searched: 0Number of itineraries searched: 0

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.

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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