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.
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: Jun 15, 2019 2:04 -04:00
We've scanned 48,195,047,545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Chennai. Etihad & Air Canada frequently offer the best deals to Chennai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.
Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Toronto to Chennai?
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How far in advance should I book tickets from Toronto to Chennai?
The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Toronto to Chennai.
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Cheapest Day To Fly from Toronto to Chennai
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 Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.
Compare Flight Prices from Toronto 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 Toronto to Chennai flights.
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Cheap Last Minute Flights from Toronto to Chennai
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
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 $1,279.
The average price for direct flights from Toronto to Chennai is not available.
One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Toronto 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 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 $920.
The average price for round trip flights from Toronto to Chennai is $1,279.
Airlines in Toronto flying to Chennai Last modified: Jun 15, 2019 2:04 -04:00Number of routes searched: 18Number of itineraries searched: 112,320
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.
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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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