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The best prices from Edinburgh 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
£440 - £743
MAA
Temperature
29 - 38 °C
MAA
Rainfall
15 - 374 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

Average price

£541

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£440

From Edinburgh to Chennai

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Edinburgh to Chennai?

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Chennai. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 8% by booking at least 57 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Edinburgh to Chennai within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £444.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Chennai. Flights to Chennai from Edinburgh in September are about £461 on average during September, but can be found for as low as £327.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Chennai (EDI - MAA)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Edinburgh to Chennai is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at midday tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 29% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Chennai in April, May 2021

The best prices found for EDI to MAA flights in April, May
1 May - 6 Jun
£442pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
1 May - 30 May
£520pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
1 May - 7 Jun
£572pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to Chennai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from Edinburgh found for this year
14 Jul - 11 Aug
£406pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
15 Jul - 11 Aug
£436pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
1 May - 6 Jun
£442pp
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
1 May - 6 Jun
£442pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
1 May - 30 May
£520pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
1 May - 7 Jun
£572pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to Chennai from Chennai

The cheapest one-way flights from Edinburgh to Chennai
04:00 - 22:20
Qatar Airways
1 stop
13h 50m
EDI - MAA
Qatar Airways
07:30 - 16:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
28h 15m
EDI - MAA
Multiple Airlines
07:50 - 19:50
Lufthansa
1 stop
31h 30m
EDI - MAA
Lufthansa

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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Chennai

Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh to Chennai due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Edinburgh and Chennai for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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.

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.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Chennai for under £430 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Chennai for under £430. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £406, but on average you can expect to pay £543.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to Chennai for under £430 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Edinburgh to Chennai, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Edinburgh to Chennai for under £501?

There are currently 8+ open flights from Edinburgh to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than £501.

How popular is this flight route?

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

Does it rain more in Edinburgh or Chennai?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Edinburgh is typically similar to Chennai. We can gather that this will continue over the next 13 days.

Is Edinburgh weather warmer or cooler than Chennai?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 38 °Cs in May, on average. The temperature in Chennai is generally hotter than in Edinburgh. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Edinburgh to Chennai?

A quick flight from Edinburgh to Chennai can take about 13h 50m. Qatar Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £521. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

According to our current data, British Airways (£433), and Qatar Airways (£521) offers the cheapest pricing from Edinburgh to Chennai. British Airways is currently priced 19% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Edinburgh to Chennai one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Qatar Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £378. Check flights for Lufthansa, as they currently have the next best price.

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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 = ₹105
Average temperature for April in Chennai
36.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Chennai
24.0 mm

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Top 9 airlines flying from Edinburgh 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
£455 £576 No cancel fee 76%
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Air France
£569 £676 No cancel fee 77%
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Jet Airways
£554 £700 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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KLM
£592 £725 No cancel fee 75%
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Air India
£579 £748 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Etihad Airways
£608 £779 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
£536 £803 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
£535 £826 No cancel fee 68%
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British Airways
£587 £852 No cancel fee 70%
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