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Heathrow (LHR) to Chennai (MAA)

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to MAA flight in 2021: compare Heathrow to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.
LHR - MAA
Price
£388 - £666
MAA
Temperature
25 - 33 °C
MAA
Precipitation
10 - 330 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

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

Round-trip from

$388

From London Heathrow to Chennai

One-way from

£271

One-way flight from London Heathrow to Chennai

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 57 days in advance to save up to 8% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 57 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £453, or £482 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai?

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chennai from London Heathrow Airport. Users have commonly found prices around £471 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £334. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai (LHR - MAA)?

When flying from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Chennai in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LHR to MAA flights in September, October
6 Oct - 29 Nov
£352pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Sep - 24 Nov
£355pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air India
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Sep - 24 Nov
£355pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air India
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

London Heathrow to Chennai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from Heathrow found for this year
6 Oct - 29 Nov
£352pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Sep - 24 Nov
£355pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air India
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Sep - 24 Nov
£355pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air India
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Chennai from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Chennai direct flight deals
12 Oct - 27 Oct
£385pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air India
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Nov - 8 Mar
£414pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Oct - 21 Dec
£422pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to Chennai

Late deals on return flights to Chennai from Heathrow, departing today and this week
6 Oct - 29 Nov
£352pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Oct - 20 Dec
£371pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air France
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Oct - 13 Oct
£394pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air India
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Chennai from London Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Chennai
05:45 - 19:35
Air India
Direct
9h 20m
LHR - MAA
Air India
£271
Travel2Be
03:45 - 18:35
Air India
Direct
9h 20m
LHR - MAA
Air India
£287
Travel2Be
05:45 - 19:35
Air India
Direct
9h 20m
LHR - MAA
Air India
£288
Travel2Be

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Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to Chennai

What airport do you fly into for flights to Chennai from London Heathrow?

Located just 10.2 mi from the city centre, Chennai is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Chennai from London Heathrow. Booking flights from London Heathrow to Chennai (MAA) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from London Heathrow from 18 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from London Heathrow to Chennai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, Etihad Airways, and Gulf Air flying from London Heathrow to Chennai have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. SAUDIA and Etihad Airways are some airlines that have done so. 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 London Heathrow to Chennai. Policies will vary by airline.

Are flight prices decreasing from London Heathrow Airport 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 London Heathrow Airport 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.

Can I find flights from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air France for just £347, but on average you can expect to pay £376.

Are there direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai under £400. A good price for a direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai is less than £450.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai for under £400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than £400.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai return?

Flying on Air France is currently your cheapest option to Chennai, with prices starting at £347. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Air India and Qatar Airways, with the lowest prices starting at £352 and £376, respectively. Users have found that Air France is 26% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai?

Consider Jet Airways, Air France or Air India when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai.

What are the most reliable airlines from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai consider choosing Air India(25%), American Airlines(14%) or British Airways(14%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai?

Looking for the cheapest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai? While on average our users pay £842, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £257. The most popular route (London Heathrow - Chennai), is priced around £352.

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Heathrow to Chennai

Most visitors from London Heathrow will not be allowed to enter Chennai.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow are not required to quarantine after entering Chennai.

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

Returning to London Heathrow 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 London Heathrow.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chennai are not required to quarantine after entering London Heathrow.

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Alternative routes for Heathrow to Chennai

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Destination information for Chennai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Heathrow to Chennai.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₹101
Average temperature for September in Chennai
35.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Chennai
134.0 mm

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Top 10 airlines flying from London Heathrow to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Heathrow 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
Air France
£300 £420 No cancel fee 77%
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Gulf Air
£313 £445 No cancel fee 67%
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Lufthansa
£324 £483 No cancel fee 76%
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Qatar Airways
£326 £474 No cancel fee 68%
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Oman Air
£329 £458 No cancel fee 76%
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Etihad Airways
£338 £522 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
£349 £611 No cancel fee 81%
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KLM
£350 £459 No cancel fee 75%
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Kuwait Airways
£354 £474 No cancel fee 64%

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

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Emirates
£357 £542 No cancel fee 75%
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Hourly flight availability from Heathrow to Chennai

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Weekly flight availability
from Heathrow to Chennai
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Heathrow to Chennai.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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