London to Chennai Flights

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Selected fares from London to Chennai

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip fares
LON MAA Sun, 10 May - Thu, 4 Jun £369
LON MAA Sat, 19 Sep - Sun, 18 Oct £370
LON MAA Thu, 1 Oct - Sun, 11 Oct £370
LON MAA Sun, 10 May - Thu, 4 Jun £389
LON MAA Mon, 12 Oct - Mon, 26 Oct £429
LON MAA Thu, 22 Oct - Mon, 26 Oct £444
LON MAA Mon, 12 Oct - Mon, 26 Oct £492
LON MAA Wed, 23 Sep - Wed, 14 Oct £553
LON MAA Mon, 12 Oct - Mon, 26 Oct £648
LON MAA Sun, 14 Jun - Tue, 30 Jun £837

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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May

Cheap weekend flights in May from London to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Thu, 7 May London (LHR) Chennai (MAA) Gulf Air £374
Earn £3.74
Return Mon, 11 May Chennai (MAA) London (LHR) Gulf Air

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from London to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Sun, 3 May London (LHR) Chennai (MAA) Oman Air £369
Earn £3.69
Return Wed, 10 Jun Chennai (MAA) London (LHR) Oman Air

Best one-week trip in May from London to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Tue, 19 May London (LHR) Chennai (MAA) Gulf Air £371
Earn £3.71
Return Tue, 26 May Chennai (MAA) London (LHR) Gulf Air
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June

Cheap weekend flights in June from London to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Fri, 26 Jun London (LHR) Chennai (MAA) Gulf Air £371
Earn £3.71
Return Mon, 29 Jun Chennai (MAA) London (LHR) Gulf Air

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from London to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Sat, 6 Jun London (LHR) Chennai (MAA) Gulf Air £368
Earn £3.68
Return Wed, 8 Jul Chennai (MAA) London (LHR) Gulf Air

Best one-week trip in June from London to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Mon, 8 Jun London (LHR) Chennai (MAA) Gulf Air £371
Earn £3.71
Return Mon, 15 Jun Chennai (MAA) London (LHR) Gulf Air
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July

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from London to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Wed, 1 Jul London (LHR) Chennai (MAA) Qatar Airways £470
Earn £4.70
Return Wed, 8 Jul Chennai (MAA) London (LHR) Qatar Airways

Best one-week trip in July from London to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip fares
Leave Wed, 1 Jul London (LHR) Chennai (MAA) Qatar Airways £470
Earn £4.70
Return Wed, 8 Jul Chennai (MAA) London (LHR) Qatar Airways
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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
  • 2

    Gatwick airport (LGW)

    Distance from City Center: 25 miles

  • 3

    Stansted airport (STN)

    Distance from City Center: 30.2 miles

  • 4

    Luton airport (LTN)

    Distance from City Center: 27.4 miles

  • 5

    London-City airport (LCY)

    Distance from City Center: 7.4 miles

  • 6

    Southend airport (SEN)

    Distance from City Center: 35.9 miles

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Airports in Chennai , IN

map of airports in Chennai
  • 1

    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 Tue, Apr 28, 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
British Airways/Jet Airways BA73/9W6115 LHR 09:35 MAA 03:50 777/320 13hr 45min
British Airways/Etihad Airways BA73/EY268 LHR 09:35 MAA 03:50 777/320 13hr 45min
Etihad Airways/Jet Airways EY12/9W6115 LHR 09:30 MAA 03:50 388/320 13hr 50min
Etihad Airways/Etihad Airways EY12/EY268 LHR 09:30 MAA 03:50 388/320 13hr 50min
SAS Scandinavian Airlines/Jet Airways SK8212/9W6115 LHR 09:15 MAA 03:50 388/320 14hr 5min
SAS Scandinavian Airlines/Etihad Airways SK8212/EY268 LHR 09:15 MAA 03:50 388/320 14hr 5min
Kuwait Airways/Kuwait Airways KU104/KU343 LHR 11:30 MAA 04:35 AB6/310 12hr 35min
Jet Airways/Jet Airways 9W119/9W463 LHR 09:30 MAA 04:55 77W/738 14hr 55min