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Chennai is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu and is located on the Bay of Bengal. It is known as the biggest cultural, economic and educational center in South India. Boasting a population of just over seven million people, it is a mecca of traditional history and architecturally sacred sites. More foreign visitors come through this city than any other, and it’s rated one of the safest cities in India. Due to its affordable medical procedures, it’s known as India’s health capital, attracting numerous tourists visiting for medical reasons. Chennai has also been named the Detroit of India, as it has a thriving automobile industry.

Flying to Chennai

1. Which airports serve Toronto to Chennai?

The Toronto Pearson International Airport, commonly known as Toronto Airport, is the largest of the airports and serves the Toronto to Chennai route. Toronto airport is 25 minutes from downtown Toronto.
When flying to Chennai, you will land at Chennai International Airport, which is located about 15 km southeast of the city center.

2. Which airlines operate flights from Toronto to Chennai?

There are a number of major carriers that service the Toronto to Chennai route, with a few of the low-cost airlines also offering flights. Some of the major carriers that fly the Toronto to Chennai route are Emirates, Air France, British Airways, Lufthansa, Cathay, and Etihad.

3. How long is the flight?

Flight time from Toronto to Chennai is approximately 18 hours and five minutes, with one layover. There are numerous flights and various layovers to choose from when booking this route, but some can take up to 39 hours. There are no direct flights from Toronto to Chennai. Chennai is nine hours and 30 minutes ahead of Toronto.

4. Climate changes between Toronto and Chennai

The climate differences between Toronto and Chennai are extreme, so take that into account when traveling. The average temperatures in Toronto are 6 - 11 °C, whereas in Chennai, the average temperatures are 24 - 32 °C.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

The currency in Toronto is the Canadian dollar, whereas in Chennai the Indian rupee is used. You can exchange your foreign currency on arrival at Chennai Airport. Canadian residents will require a visa prior to traveling.

Chennai Information

Toronto is located on the shores of Lake Ontario, offering visitors a chance to explore seasonal activities and enjoy architectural buildings, which include the Sharp Centre for Design at OCAD University, John P. Robarts Research Library, and City Hall. Quaint coffee shops are located in and around the city center.
Chennai, on the other hand, offers various budget-friendly adventures, which include the Peacock and Bazaar walking tours, or a theme park visit to VGP Snow Kingdom. Kapaleeshwar Temple, Mahabalipuram and Shirdi Sai Baba Temple are among the various sacred sites worth a visit.
Besides these attractions, this city offers various samplings of authentic Indian cooking, ranging from the Tamil dish Kuzhi Paniyaram to Puttu, the rolled rice dish. Unlike Toronto’s waterfront parks with sand, Chennai has authentic sandy beaches, including Kottivakkam and Kovalam, and many others. These are considered some of the cleanest beaches in India and are safe for swimming.

Toronto to Chennai Last modified: Sep 24, 2018 0:30 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Chennai. British Airways & American frequently offer the best deals to Chennai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

British Airways
Tue 10-23
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Tue 10-30
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Sun 10-14
1 stop
Thu 11-01
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Air Canada
Thu 01-17
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Wed 01-30
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Jet Airways
Fri 01-18
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Sun 02-03
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Tue 10-02
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Mon 10-08
1 stop
Sun 10-28
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Sat 11-17
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How Much is a Flight from Toronto 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 Toronto to Chennai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $986.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Toronto 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 Toronto 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 Toronto 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 Toronto to Chennai.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $1,062
7-14 days $0 $1,004
14-21 days $0 $928
21-30 days $0 $902
30-60 days $0 $1,000
60-90 days $0 $1,107
90+ days $0 $1,080

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

We've examined 57,595,778,181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Toronto to Chennai is Tuesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Toronto 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 Toronto to Chennai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Toronto Chennai British Airways 18-09-30 18-10-07 1 $1,062
October Toronto Chennai British Airways 18-10-23 18-10-30 2 $902
November Toronto Chennai British Airways 18-11-13 18-12-03 2 $1,008
December Toronto Chennai American 18-12-03 18-12-09 2 $1,107
January Toronto Chennai American 19-01-08 19-01-15 1 $1,107
February Toronto Chennai British Airways 19-02-26 19-03-06 2 $1,080
March Toronto Chennai British Airways 19-03-04 19-03-18 2 $1,102
April Toronto Chennai British Airways 19-04-15 19-05-05 2 $1,127

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Toronto 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 Toronto 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 Toronto 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 Toronto to Chennai is $1,186.

The average price for direct flights from Toronto to Chennai is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Toronto 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 Toronto 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 Toronto to Chennai is $796.

The average price for round trip flights from Toronto to Chennai is $1,131.

Toronto to Chennai Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Toronto to Chennai?
Answer: Delhi, IN

Airlines in Toronto flying to Chennai Last modified: Sep 24, 2018 0:30 -04:00Number of routes searched: 33Number of itineraries searched: 164,383

Wondering which airlines fly out of Toronto to Chennai? We've gathered the average price of Toronto 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.

Toronto to Chennai
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Jet Airways DEL
Air France CDG
British Airways LHR
Cathay HKG
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
Lufthansa FRA
Jet Airways AMS / DEL
Jet Airways DEL / BLR
Jet Airways DEL / BOM
Jet Airways DEL / IDR
Air France FCO / CDG
Lufthansa AMS / FRA
Lufthansa BCN / FRA
Lufthansa CDG / FRA
Lufthansa DUB / FRA

Toronto to Chennai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Toronto 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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