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The best prices from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chennai are usually found in October or September, booked 28 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Edinburgh (EDI) to Chennai (MAA)

All the information you need to plan the best EDI to MAA flight in 2021: compare Edinburgh to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.
EDI - MAA
Price
£614 - £1,038
MAA
Temperature
25 - 33 °C
MAA
Precipitation
10 - 330 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£445

From Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chennai

One-way from

£381

One-way flight from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chennai

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Chennai (EDI - MAA)?

It’s optimal to fly from Edinburgh to Chennai in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 29% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Edinburgh to Chennai?

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Edinburgh to Chennai. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chennai.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Edinburgh to Chennai?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 27 days in advance, which can save you up to 15% on flights from Edinburgh to Chennai compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 27 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £545. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £587.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Edinburgh to Chennai?

The best pricing can be found in the month of October. Prices to Chennai from Edinburgh average £541. You can even find prices in October for less than £541, as users have found deals to Chennai from as low as £392. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chennai from Edinburgh. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 39%.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Chennai in October, November 2021

The best prices found for EDI to MAA flights in October, November
16 Nov - 15 Jan
£524pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
16 Nov - 14 Jan
£540pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
16 Nov - 15 Jan
£584pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chennai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from Edinburgh found for this year
16 Nov - 15 Jan
£524pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
16 Nov - 14 Jan
£540pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
16 Nov - 15 Jan
£584pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Last-minute flights from Edinburgh to Chennai

Late deals on return flights to Chennai from Edinburgh, departing today and this week
24 Oct - 25 Oct
£603pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
24 Oct - 25 Oct
£605pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
24 Oct - 25 Oct
£1,083pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
British Airways
 
1 STOP
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to Chennai from Edinburgh

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to Chennai
11:10 - 00:35
British Airways
1 stop
31h 55m
EDI - MAA
British Airways
£381
World Air Fares
03:55 - 05:10
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
19h 45m
EDI - MAA
Multiple Airlines
£386
World Air Fares
08:55 - 20:50
Qatar Airways
1 stop
30h 25m
EDI - MAA
Qatar Airways
£510
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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Chennai

Which airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chennai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, Emirates, and Qatar Airways flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chennai have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chennai to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chennai. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Chennai for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Chennai for under £600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £524, but on average you can expect to pay £671.

Are there last-minute flights available from Edinburgh to Chennai for under £700?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Edinburgh to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than £700.

How popular is this Edinburgh to Chennai flight route?

The Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chennai flight path was viewed by 815 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Edinburgh to Chennai return?

Qatar Airways, at £546, was found to be the cheapest airline from Edinburgh to Chennai. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Air France.

What are the cheapest flights from Edinburgh to Chennai?

While on average a flight from Edinburgh to Chennai is generally £960, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £271. When looking at the most popular route, (Edinburgh Turnhouse - Chennai), you can expect to pay £524 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Edinburgh to Chennai?

The most popular airlines flying from Edinburgh to Chennai are Jet Airways, Air France and Air India. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chennai from Edinburgh?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chennai

Most visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse will not be allowed to enter Chennai.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chennai.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Edinburgh Turnhouse are not required to quarantine after entering Chennai.

Do I need a test to fly back to Edinburgh from Chennai?

Returning to Edinburgh Turnhouse from Chennai

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chennai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Edinburgh Turnhouse.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chennai are not required to quarantine after entering Edinburgh Turnhouse.

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Alternative routes for Edinburgh to Chennai

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Chennai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Edinburgh to Chennai.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₹103
Average temperature for October in Chennai
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Chennai
337.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Chennai

Top 9 airlines flying from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Edinburgh to Chennai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
£330 £417 No cancel fee 76%
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Qatar Airways
£388 £599 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
£389 £582 No cancel fee 75%
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Jet Airways
£402 £508 No cancel fee 74%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Jet Airways. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air France
£412 £490 No cancel fee 77%
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Air India
£420 £543 No cancel fee N/A
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British Airways
£426 £617 No cancel fee 70%
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KLM
£429 £526 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
£441 £565 No cancel fee 75%
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