London to Chennai Flights

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Selected fares from London to Chennai

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip fares
LON MAA Sat, 14 Nov - Sun, 29 Nov £390
LON MAA Thu, 19 Nov - Tue, 24 Nov £416
LON MAA Thu, 19 Nov - Tue, 24 Nov £418
LON MAA Tue, 24 Nov - Sat, 28 Nov £431
LON MAA Thu, 19 Nov - Tue, 24 Nov £440
LON MAA Thu, 19 Nov - Tue, 24 Nov £555
LON MAA Thu, 19 Nov - Tue, 24 Nov £590
LON MAA Sat, 13 Feb - Fri, 26 Feb £760
LON MAA Thu, 19 Nov - Tue, 24 Nov £854
LON MAA Thu, 19 Nov - Tue, 24 Nov £902

Flights from London

There are several good options when booking flights from London. With a number of large international airports, London is a major hub for air transport, and is therefore a good starting point for travel to many destinations around the world. London Heathrow, London Gatwick, and London Stansted are all busy departure points, and can all be reached by road or public transport from the city centre. London City and London Luton airports are also departure points for flights from London.

Getting to the airport

When travelling by car, each of the major airports offers extensive parking facilities, often with dedicated bus transfer from the car park to the air terminals. Meanwhile, there are also a number of ways to get to the airports by public transport. London Heathrow, for example, is 15 miles from central London and can be reached in about an hour on the Piccadilly line of the London Underground, or in 15 to 30 minutes by express train from Paddington station. London Gatwick, 28 miles outside central London, can be reached by express train from Victoria station in about half an hour. London Stansted is further away, at 40 miles from central London, and is 45 minutes away by train from Liverpool Street station.

Flights London: booking at ebookers.com

With the number of airports within easy reach of central London, there are good possibilities for different flights from London to Chennai. For a comprehensive search of current offers, check ebookers.com. As well as air travel, ebookers.com lets travellers book car rental and accommodation in just a few clicks.

Traveling to Chennai

Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the capital city of Tamil Nadu in South India. Travellers to the area can use the Chennai International Airport, which is located approximately ten miles from the city centre. It is the third-busiest airport in India, and it provides service to over seven million passengers each year using a variety of airlines, including British Airways, Saudia, Oman Air, and Tiger Airways. Individuals can use ebookers to help plan a trip to Chennai to locate the best deals on travel arrangements.

Transportation from the Airport

Prepaid taxis are one of the most popular methods of travel in Chennai. There are several taxi booths located within the airport. Pay for a ticket at the booth, and hand the ticket to the taxi driver. The cost for a ride downtown is around 450INR. The public bus provides service to the city centre for around 20INR. Cars are available for rent, and the Chennai train runs every twenty to thirty minutes.

Weather in Chennai

Chennai has a tropical wet and dry climate. The weather is hot and humid for much of the year, with average daytime highs from the mid to upper thirties. Summer is the best time to visit because there is less rain in the area, which makes it easier to enjoy sightseeing opportunities.

Planning Your Trip to Chennai

Chennai offers a wide selection of things to do and see. Take in a movie at the Escape Cinemas, which is the city's first luxury theatre. Spend the day at the Kapaleeshwar Temple, and learn about the history of the region. It is one of the city’s most popular landmarks. If you prefer to relax in the sun, Marina Beach is a popular tourist spot to go swimming and escape the summer heat. Let ebookers help you plan your next trip to Chennai.

Cheap flights from London to Chennai

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August

Cheap weekend flights in August from London to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 6 Aug London (LHR) Chennai (MAA) Emirates £546
Earn £5.46
Return Mon, 10 Aug Chennai (MAA) London (LHR) Emirates

Lowest roundtrip airfare in August from London to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Sat, 22 Aug London (LHR) Chennai (MAA) Oman Air £416
Earn £4.16
Return Thu, 22 Oct Chennai (MAA) London (LHR) Oman Air

Best one-week trip in August from London to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Tue, 25 Aug London (LHR) Chennai (MAA) Etihad Airways £543
Earn £5.43
Return Tue, 1 Sep Chennai (MAA) London (LHR) Etihad Airways
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September

Lowest roundtrip airfare in September from London to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Sun, 27 Sep London (LHR) Chennai (MAA) Gulf Air £391
Earn £3.91
Return Mon, 16 Nov Chennai (MAA) London (LHR) Gulf Air

Best one-week trip in September from London to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 3 Sep London (LHR) Chennai (MAA) Jet Airways £417
Earn £4.17
Return Thu, 10 Sep Chennai (MAA) London (LHR) Jet Airways
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October

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from London to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Sat, 17 Oct London (LHR) Chennai (MAA) Gulf Air £390
Earn £3.90
Return Fri, 30 Oct Chennai (MAA) London (LHR) Gulf Air

Best one-week trip in October from London to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 8 Oct London (LHR) Chennai (MAA) Gulf Air £396
Earn £3.96
Return Thu, 15 Oct Chennai (MAA) London (LHR) Gulf Air
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London and Chennai airports and terminals

Airports in London, GB

map of airports in London
  • 1

    Heathrow Airport (LHR)

    Distance from City Center: 14 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LHR to MAA

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 5 British Airways
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    Gatwick airport (LGW)

    Distance from City Center: 25 miles

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    Stansted airport (STN)

    Distance from City Center: 30.2 miles

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    Luton airport (LTN)

    Distance from City Center: 27.4 miles

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    London-City airport (LCY)

    Distance from City Center: 7.4 miles

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    Southend airport (SEN)

    Distance from City Center: 35.9 miles

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Airports in Chennai , IN

map of airports in Chennai
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    Chennai Airport (MAA)

    Distance from City Center: 0.4 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from LON to MAA

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 3 British Airways
    Terminal 4 British Airways
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Interesting facts about flights from London to Chennai

    • 1 direct flights are operating from London to Chennai today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 10h 0m.
    • British Airways flight 035 (13:00 GMT, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Jet (210-250)) is today's earliest available flight from London to Chennai.
    • British Airways flight 035 (13:00 GMT, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Jet (210-250)) is today's latest available flight from London to Chennai.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from London to Chennai (British Airways flight 035, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Jet (210-250)) takes 10h 0m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from London to Chennai (British Airways flight 035, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner Jet (210-250)) takes 10h 0m.
    • Flights from Gatwick airport (LGW), Heathrow Airport (LHR), London-City airport (LCY), Luton airport (LTN), Southend airport (SEN), Stansted airport (STN) to Chennai Airport (MAA) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from London to Chennai on Fri, Jul 3, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Emirates/Emirates EK12/EK542 LGW 10:00 MAA 03:00 77W/773 12hr 30min
Emirates/Emirates EK8/EK542 LHR 09:05 MAA 03:00 388/773 13hr 25min
Qantas/Emirates QF8012/EK542 LGW 10:00 MAA 03:00 77W/773 12hr 30min
Qantas/Emirates QF8008/EK542 LHR 09:05 MAA 03:00 388/773 13hr 25min
British Airways BA35 LHR 13:00 MAA 03:30 788 10hr 0min
Emirates/Air India EK12/AI906 LGW 10:00 MAA 05:00 77W/321 14hr 30min
Emirates/Air India EK8/AI906 LHR 09:05 MAA 05:00 388/321 15hr 25min
Qantas/Air India QF8012/AI906 LGW 10:00 MAA 05:00 77W/321 14hr 30min
Qantas/Air India QF8008/AI906 LHR 09:05 MAA 05:00 388/321 15hr 25min
British Airways/Oman Air BA73/WY251 LHR 09:35 MAA 06:20 777/738 16hr 15min
Emirates/Emirates EK16/EK544 LGW 14:25 MAA 08:25 77W/773 13hr 30min
Emirates/Emirates EK5110/EK544 LHR 13:30 MAA 08:25 388/773 14hr 25min
Emirates/Emirates EK2/EK544 LHR 14:15 MAA 08:25 388/773 13hr 40min