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The best prices from London to Chennai are usually found in September or October, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Chennai (MAA)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to MAA flight in 2022: compare London to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.
LON - MAA
Price
£524 - £930
MAA
Temperature
25 - 33 °C
MAA
Rainfall
10 - 330 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

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

Round-trip from

£421

From London (LON) to Chennai

One-way from

£135

One-way flight from London (LON) 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 month to fly from London to Chennai?

September can be a great time to fly to Chennai from London with a flight ticket averaging about £518. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as £368. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 57 days in advance, which can save you up to 8% on flights from London to Chennai compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 57 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 £499. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £530.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Chennai (LON - MAA)?

When flying from London 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 4% versus a flight in the afternoon.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from London to Chennai?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 13%.

Cheap flights from London to Chennai in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LON to MAA flights in May, June
9 Jun - 17 Jul
£379pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LTN
London Luton
11 Jun - 20 Jul
£414pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
9 Jun - 3 Jul
£417pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LTN
London Luton

London to Chennai 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from London found for this year
12 Sep - 20 Sep
£376pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
13 Sep - 4 Oct
£378pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
9 Jun - 17 Jul
£379pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LTN
London Luton

Direct flights to Chennai from London

Save time with London to Chennai direct flight deals
18 Oct - 8 Nov
£542pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Nov - 14 Nov
£548pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Oct - 26 Oct
£551pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Chennai

Late deals on return flights to Chennai from London, departing today and this week
24 May - 12 Jun
£444pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
24 May - 22 Jun
£456pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
27 May - 12 Jun
£483pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LTN
London Luton

One-way flights to Chennai from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Chennai
17:50 - 06:55
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
32h 35m
LTN - MAA
Multiple Airlines
£135
Combigo
02:30 - 06:55
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
23h 55m
STN - MAA
Multiple Airlines
£137
Kiwi.com
02:30 - 06:55
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
23h 55m
STN - MAA
Multiple Airlines
£138
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">London</span> to <span class="emphasized">Chennai</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From London to Chennai

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

Located just 10.2 mi from the city center, Chennai is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Chennai from London. Booking flights from London to Chennai (MAA) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from London from 17 different airlines.

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

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Chennai for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just £376, but on average you can expect to pay £423.

Are there nonstop flights from London to Chennai for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London to Chennai under £600. A good price for a nonstop flight from London to Chennai is less than £566.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Chennai for under £500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than £500.

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

According to our current data, Lufthansa (£376), and Air France (£436) offers the cheapest pricing from London to Chennai. Users have found that Lufthansa is 27% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the most reliable airlines from London to Chennai?

Before booking your flight to Chennai from London, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Air India (100%), American Airlines (39%), British Airways( 39%).

What are the most popular routes from London to Chennai?

Most travelers choose London Heathrow - Chennai, London Gatwick - Chennai or London City - Chennai when deciding on the best route from London to Chennai.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Chennai?

While on average a flight from London to Chennai is generally £1,434, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £303. When looking at the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Chennai), you can expect to pay £438 for that flight.

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

Before booking your flight from London to Chennai check out the most popular airlines for this route: Jet Airways, Air France or Air India.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chennai, India

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Chennai

Most visitors from London need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chennai.

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

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

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

Returning to London 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.

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

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Alternative routes for London 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 London to Chennai.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₹96
Average temperature for May in Chennai
38.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Chennai
53.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Chennai

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London 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
SriLankan Airlines
£318 £640 No cancel fee 68%
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Oman Air
£334 £545 No cancel fee 76%
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Lufthansa
£365 £504 No cancel fee 76%
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Air France
£381 £466 No cancel fee 77%
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Air India
£395 £546 No cancel fee N/A
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Jet Airways
£408 £555 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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British Airways
£416 £656 No cancel fee 70%
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Qatar Airways
£423 £570 No cancel fee 68%
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Kuwait Airways
£426 £525 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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Etihad Airways
£456 £684 No cancel fee 75%
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Hourly flight availability from London to Chennai

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards Chennai.
Morning 6 AM to midday 100% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to Chennai
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Chennai.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
2 daily flights
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