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The best prices from Heathrow to Chennai are usually found in September or February, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Heathrow (LHR) to Chennai (MAA)

LHR - MAA
Price
£406 - £697
MAA
Temperature
29 - 38 °C
MAA
Rainfall
15 - 374 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Average price

£422

Average for round-trip flights in October 2020

Round-trip from

£406

From Heathrow 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 Heathrow to Chennai?

Users have found that leaving on a Saturday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 10% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Heathrow to Chennai, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 23% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £526 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £596.

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

September can be a great time to fly to Chennai from Heathrow with a flight ticket averaging about £492. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as £349. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

When flying from Heathrow to Chennai, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 7% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Chennai in October, November 2020

The best prices found for LHR to MAA flights in October, November
3 Nov - 26 Nov
£379pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Nov - 4 Dec
£392pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Nov - 17 Nov
£393pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Heathrow to Chennai 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from Heathrow found for this year
3 Nov - 26 Nov
£379pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Nov - 4 Dec
£392pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Nov - 17 Nov
£393pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Chennai from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Chennai direct flight deals
1 Nov - 4 Dec
£427pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Nov - 4 Dec
£428pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
14 Nov - 7 Dec
£430pp
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
1 Nov - 4 Dec
£392pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Nov - 4 Dec
£410pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Vistara
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Vistara
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Nov - 4 Dec
£423pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Chennai from Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Chennai
02:35 - 22:05
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
38h 00m
LHR - MAA
Multiple Airlines
£320
Kiwi.com
14:05 - 15:55
Air India
1 stop
20h 20m
LHR - MAA
Air India

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Heathrow to Chennai flights.

Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to Chennai

Are flight prices decreasing from Heathrow 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 Heathrow 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 London Heathrow to Chennai to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. 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.

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, Gulf Air, and Emirates flying from London Heathrow to Chennai have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Heathrow to Chennai for under £459 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Heathrow to Chennai for under £459. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £392, but on average you can expect to pay £402.

Are there direct flights from Heathrow to Chennai for under £459 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Heathrow to Chennai under £459. A good price for a direct flight from Heathrow to Chennai is less than £452.

Are there last-minute flights available from Heathrow to Chennai for under £459?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Heathrow to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than £459.

Does it rain more in Heathrow or Chennai?

Heathrow will have less rainfall in 2 compared to Chennai over the next 21 days.

Is Heathrow weather warmer or cooler than Chennai?

Temperatures around the 38 °Cs can be experienced in May. The weather in Chennai is hotter than in Heathrow. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Heathrow to Chennai?

For as low as £427, British Airways can have you in Chennai from Heathrow in 10h 05m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at £394, Vistara will fly you from Heathrow to Chennai and back. In addition to Vistara, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Air France for as low as £397. You may be able to fly from Heathrow to Chennai for 21% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Vistara, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £277. Check flights for Air India, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Heathrow to Chennai

Destination information for Chennai

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Heathrow to Chennai
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₹96
Flight duration
10h 40m
Average temperature for October in Chennai
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Chennai
337.0 mm

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