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Cheap Flights from Colombo to Chennai & Flight Information
Origin Airport IATA codeCMB
Destination Airport IATA codeMAA
Number Of Flight Options1
Average Flight Time1 hour 22 mins

Helpful Colombo to Chennai (CMB - MAA) Flight Information

Traveling From Colombo
Origin Airport IATA Code CMB
Traveling To Chennai
Destination Airport IATA Code MAA
Number of Airlines Serving 3
Available Airlines
Distance 646 km
Direct Flight Time 1 10
Flight Price

FAQs about flights from Colombo to Chennai

Is it possible to fly from Colombo to Chennai right now?

Stay informed about present health advisories and flying restrictions by checking the Covid-19 Travel Advisor. This page is constantly updated with the latest requirements for your flights from Colombo to Chennai.

Is there a direct flight between Colombo and Chennai?

There are many carriers that fly straight from Colombo International Airport to MAA, so you'll have no trouble customising your next great adventure. Explore what dates and times are available with GoAir. If they don't match your travel plans, another popular option is SpiceJet.

How long is a direct flight from Colombo to Chennai?

Expect to be in your seat for a minimum of 1 hour and 10 minutes when jetsetting from Colombo to Chennai. However, this trip of 404 miles usually takes roughly 1 hour and 29 minutes. However long your flight is, you won't have to stop anywhere, so you'll have extra time to enjoy your holiday.

Can I cancel my flight booking to Chennai due to COVID-19?

As an Ebookers customer, you may be eligible for a no-change-fee cancellation for your Chennai booking and a credit that you can use for another flight. Your account is the place to go to see if your reservation has this flexibility. If you have any more questions, our Customer Service Portal is here to help.

What are the best airports for Colombo to Chennai flights?

Want to hear a little more info about your journey from Colombo to Chennai — like where you'll be flying in and out of? You'll likely be setting off from Colombo Airport (CMB-Bandaranaike Intl.) and landing at Chennai Airport (MAA-Chennai Intl.).

What are some of the most popular airlines flying from Colombo to Chennai?

Hold off on your quest to find the perfect airline. We've helped you out and found a good variety of air carriers that provide flights from Colombo to Chennai. One pick is GoAir, which offers 60 flights every month. Alternatively, try SpiceJet. There are 30 flights operating on this route each month. Do some quick research between the two carriers and if you're in luck, you might just bag an amazing deal.

How many flights are there from Colombo to Chennai?

You've got lots of flexibility when it comes to travelling from Colombo to Chennai. With approximately 3 flights running every day, the time to get away is up to you.

Is it possible to fly on an airline that employs social distancing and other COVID-19 measures?

Getting to your destination comfortably and confidently is as important as having a great holiday once you get there. Take the stress out of flying by choosing IndiGo, SpiceJet or Air India. They all employ social distancing rules and have COVID-19 measures in place, which may be capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.

What are the cheapest days to book a flight?

This is one is easy to remember: Flight Fridays. We found that tickets booked on a Friday resulted in the best deal on average in 2020. However, Wednesdays can be the worst days to purchase plane tickets, as it was the day with the highest average ticket price based on flight demand on ebookers in 2020.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

When analysing flight demand on ebookers in 2020, Monday turned out to be the cheapest day to fly. That's definitely something to consider when booking your next trip! Weekends may seem like the most logical time to start your holiday, but airline tickets were on average more expensive for flights departing on Saturdays, so keep this in mind when planning for your next trip.

*According to flight demand on ebookers.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.

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Cheap flights from Colombo to Chennai 

Our advanced search tools and comprehensive filters help you find a flight that fits your budget. To search for cheap flights, just enter your travel dates and sort your results by price. With all available tickets listed lowest price first, it’s easy to select the one that’s easiest on your wallet.  

To find the cheapest flights from Colombo to Chennai, you can also travel outside peak season. The more flexible you can be on travel dates, the easier it is to find those cheap flight tickets. We know, for example, that the cheapest time to travel between Colombo to Chennai is . In the current list of deals available, prices start at and can rise to for return flights.  

Find the best flight from Colombo to Chennai  

Every day between Colombo and Chennai, 3 flights from 3 airlines jet back and forth. And with ebookers, you can book tickets for any one of those flights. If you book a direct flight with SriLankan Airlines, Air India, IndiGo, you’ll arrive safely in your destination in around 1hours. If you can think of a quicker way to cover the 646 km between null and null, let us know! 

Flights from Colombo to Chennai — a great choice on great deals 

We only need a little information to give you a lot of choice. Just tell us when you’re planning your family holiday, long weekend, luxury getaway or quick business trip, and we’ll do the rest. And to keep your choice-making easy, we’ve given you plenty of ways to narrow down your search. Choose one-way, roundtrip or multi city flights, select your preferred airline, your time of arrival and departure and cabin class using the filters.  

Once you’ve told us what you want, we’ll show you what’s on offer. All you need to do is take your pick and start packing.  

Book your flights with ebookers 

We want the experience of booking your flight from Colombo to Chennai to be as simple as possible. That’s why we designed our search and filter options to make your life easy. Whether you are travelling on business or for pleasure, ebookers has you covered. 

When you’re ready to book, our service is always fast and transparent. We know plans change, so we have a range of flexible booking options. Choose between refundable bookings and flights with no charges should you need to rearrange and travel stress-free. 

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Taj Fisherman's Cove Resort & Spa, Chennai

Taj Fisherman's Cove Resort & Spa, Chennai

5 out of 5
Covelong Beach, Kancheepuram Dist., Chennai, Tamil Nadu
The price is £93 per night from 27 Sep to 27 Sep
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Welcomhotel by ITC Hotels, Cathedral Road, Chennai

Welcomhotel by ITC Hotels, Cathedral Road, Chennai

4.5 out of 5
10 Cathedral Street, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
The price is £37 per night from 1 Oct to 1 Oct
Located in Central Chennai, this luxury hotel is within 2 mi (3 km) of Consulate General of the United States, Chennai, Chennai Citi Center Mall and Kapaleeswarar ...
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Taj Coromandel

Taj Coromandel

5 out of 5
37 Mahatma Gandi Road, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
The price is £66 per night from 18 Sep to 18 Sep
This family-friendly Chennai hotel is located in the business district, within 1 mi (2 km) of SDAT Tennis Stadium, Consulate General of the United States, Chennai ...
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ITC Grand Chola, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chennai

ITC Grand Chola, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Chennai

5 out of 5
# 63 Mount Road, Guindy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
The price is £65 per night from 18 Sep to 18 Sep
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The Park Chennai

The Park Chennai

5 out of 5
601 Anna Salai Road, Near US Embassy, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
The price is £30 per night from 19 Sep to 19 Sep
Located in Central Chennai, this luxury hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from Consulate General of the United States, Chennai and 2.3 mi (3.6 km) from Kapaleeswarar ...
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The Belstead Chennai (Near US Consulate)

The Belstead Chennai (Near US Consulate)

3 out of 5
103, Nungambakkam High Road, Egmore-Nungambakam, Chennai
The price is £30 per night from 18 Sep to 18 Sep
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*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on ebookers.com from January 2017 to December 2017, as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares were found on ebookers.com and are updated daily. They include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a £25.00 / 45.00 Euro service fee charged by ebookers, plus any airline fare and tax increase that may be applicable.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.