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

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

LON - MAA
Price
£400 - £712
MAA
Temperature
29 - 38 °C
MAA
Rainfall
15 - 374 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 £400 From London to Chennai
One-way from £383 One-way flight from London 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 London to Chennai?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 8% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from London to Chennai at least 60 days early can save you up to 23% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 60 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London to Chennai for as little as £403 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £456 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Flights from London to Chennai lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from London to Chennai in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at £349.

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

Unlike in the evening, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 6% on flights from London to Chennai by exploring options for tickets in the midday.

Cheap flights from London to Chennai in August, September 2020

The best prices found for LON to MAA flights in August, September
15 Aug - 15 Nov
£541pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LTN
London Luton
15 Aug - 15 Nov
£547pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
1 Aug - 23 Aug
£553pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted

London to Chennai 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from London found for this year
4 Nov - 14 Nov
£509pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Sep - 14 Sep
£512pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
25 Oct - 4 Nov
£513pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Chennai from London

Save time with London to Chennai direct flight deals
26 Oct - 10 Nov
£527pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
20 Oct - 30 Oct
£533pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
22 Oct - 9 Nov
£536pp
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
25 Jul - 23 Aug
£593pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
25 Jul - 23 Aug
£615pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
25 Jul - 23 Aug
£710pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Chennai from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Chennai
05:25 - 06:10
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
20h 15m
LHR - MAA
Multiple Airlines
14:10 - 16:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
45h 35m
LHR - MAA
Multiple Airlines
£301
Kiwi.com
12:55 - 08:40
Turkish Airlines
2 stops
39h 15m
LGW - MAA
Turkish Airlines

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From London to Chennai

Are flight prices decreasing from London 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 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 to Chennai for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Chennai for under £600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just £506, but on average you can expect to pay £528.

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

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

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Chennai for under £600?

There are currently 11+ open flights from London to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than £600.

Is London weather warmer or cooler than Chennai?

With an average temperature of 38 °C, peak weather can be found in May. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Chennai are hotter than in London.

What airports serve London to Chennai flights?

Travellers will find four airports offering London to Chennai flights. London Heathrow is the largest and busiest airport in the UK and offers the most flights per week. London Gatwick is the second busiest airport in the UK and offers two flights per week. London City Airport offers a single flight per week, as does London Stanstead Airport. All airports offer travel to Chennai International Airport, which is the only option in Chennai. This airport is 21 km from the city centre and offer transit options including buses, taxis, and car hire.

Which airlines fly directly from London to Chennai?

The only airline to offer direct flights from London to Chennai is British Airways. The flight lasts approximately 10h. Booking travel arrangements well in advance can save hundreds of pounds over last-minute bookings.

What are the stopover options on flights from London to Chennai?

Travellers will find many stopover options when booking flights from London to Chennai depending on the airline in question. Quite a few different airlines service this route, including Emirates, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Gulf Air, Oman Air, and British Airways. Dubai is one of the most popular stopover points, but there are numerous others, including Frankfurt, Mumbai, Bangalore, Qatar, Abu Dhabi, and more.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from London to Chennai?

Yes, UK citizens will require both a passport and a visa to visit Chennai. The simplest option is to apply for a tourist eVisa, which is valid for up to three months during a 12-month period and can be applied for online. It will cost roughly £33 and can be purchased before travelling or on arrival. Note that business and medical eVisas are also available but cost roughly twice what a tourist eVisa does.

How long does is the flight from London to Chennai?

A quick flight from London to Chennai can take about 9h 55m. British Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as £404. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at £388, Lufthansa will fly you from London to Chennai and back. In addition to Lufthansa, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from British Airways and Qatar Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £404 and £425, respectively. Lufthansa is currently priced 21% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Turkish Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £356.

Alternative routes for London to Chennai

Destination information for Chennai

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from London to Chennai
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₹98
Flight duration
10h 37m
Average temperature for August in Chennai
35.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Chennai
137.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Heathrow (LHR)
Luton (LTN)
Stansted (STN)
City (LCY)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Chennai

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