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Heathrow (LHR) to Chennai (MAA)

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to MAA flight in 2022: compare Heathrow to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.
LHR - MAA
Price
£579 - £1,025
MAA
Temperature
25 - 33 °C
MAA
Rainfall
10 - 330 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£482

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.
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.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 27 days in advance to save up to 10% 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 27 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 £654, or £716 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 £609 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £415. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Chennai in July, August 2022

The best prices found for LHR to MAA flights in July, August
16 Aug - 6 Oct
£470pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
KLM
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
15 Aug - 6 Oct
£498pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
KLM
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
17 Aug - 6 Oct
£507pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
KLM
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

London Heathrow to Chennai 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from Heathrow found for this year
8 Oct - 15 Oct
£350pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Gulf Air
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Gulf Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Nov - 10 Dec
£394pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Sep - 17 Sep
£448pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Gulf Air
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Gulf Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Cheap KLM flights from Heathrow to Chennai

16 Aug - 6 Oct
£470pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
KLM
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
12 Sep - 3 Oct
£471pp
LHR
London Heathrow
KLM
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
KLM
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Cheap Air France flights from Heathrow to Chennai

26 Sep - 15 Oct
£511pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air France
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air France
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Chennai from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Chennai direct flight deals
21 Nov - 10 Dec
£394pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Sep - 12 Oct
£571pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
25 Aug - 5 Dec
£579pp
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
11 Jul - 12 Oct
£792pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
11 Jul - 19 Jul
£827pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
SriLankan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
14 Jul - 17 Sep
£830pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Gulf Air
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Chennai from London Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Chennai
16:25 - 22:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
49h 55m
LHR - MAA
Multiple Airlines
£271
Kiwi.com
02:00 - 04:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
22h 20m
LHR - MAA
Multiple Airlines
£341
Travel2Be
04:40 - 05:50
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
20h 40m
LHR - MAA
Multiple Airlines
£345
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 center, Chennai is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Chennai from London Heathrow. Booking flights from London Heathrow to Chennai (MAA) should be relatively easy as there is 1 daily inbound flight 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, Air India, and Emirates flying from London Heathrow to Chennai have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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 Gulf Air for just £350, but on average you can expect to pay £478.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai under £400. A good price for a nonstop flight from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai is less than £586.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai for under £800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than £800.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai round-trip?

Flying on Gulf Air is currently your cheapest option to Chennai, with prices starting at £350. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by British Airways and KLM, with the lowest prices starting at £394 and £470, respectively. Users have found that Gulf Air is 42% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

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

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 £1,448, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £358. The most popular route (London Heathrow - Chennai), is priced around £350.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chennai, India

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 need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine 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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering 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

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

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
Oman Air
£347 £559 No cancel fee 76%
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Lufthansa
£372 £519 No cancel fee 76%
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Air France
£394 £491 No cancel fee 77%
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Air India
£413 £586 No cancel fee N/A
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SriLankan Airlines
£417 £664 No cancel fee 68%
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Jet Airways
£422 £575 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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Kuwait Airways
£438 £549 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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Qatar Airways
£439 £621 No cancel fee 68%
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British Airways
£442 £683 No cancel fee 70%
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Etihad Airways
£480 £742 No cancel fee 75%
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Hourly flight availability from Heathrow to Chennai

See what time of day planes typically take off from Heathrow towards 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
2 daily flights
Wednesday
0 flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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