Cheap flights from United Kingdom to Chennai

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

To save on the cost of your flight from United Kingdom to Chennai, book at least 57 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 8% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £468 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £497.

What is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom to Chennai?

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chennai from United Kingdom. Prices for September average £486 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £345. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a September flight can save you 44% on your journey compared to booking in September

When is the cheapest time to fly from United Kingdom to Chennai (GB - MAA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from United Kingdom to Chennai as you normally would.

Cheap flights from United Kingdom to Chennai in December, January 2021

The best prices found for United Kingdom to MAA flights in December, January
24 Jan - 30 Mar
LHR

London Heathrow

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

28h 55m
MAA

Chennai

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

16h 25m
£411

Oman Air

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Deal found 7/12/21

24 Jan - 30 Mar
LHR

London Heathrow

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

28h 55m
MAA

Chennai

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

19h 25m
£412

Oman Air

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Deal found 8/12/21

4 Jan - 3 Feb
LHR

London Heathrow

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

11h 45m
MAA

Chennai

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

32h 55m
£416

Oman Air

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Deal found 7/12/21

United Kingdom to Chennai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from United Kingdom found for this year
13 Dec - 10 Jan
LTN

London Luton

MAA

Chennai

3 stops

44h 15m
MAA

Chennai

LTN

London Luton

3 stops

43h 00m
£496

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 7/12/21

10 Dec - 30 Jan
LTN

London Luton

MAA

Chennai

3 stops

45h 50m
MAA

Chennai

LTN

London Luton

3 stops

31h 45m
£524

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 7/12/21

14 Dec - 26 Jan
LGW

London Gatwick

MAA

Chennai

3 stops

26h 40m
MAA

Chennai

LGW

London Gatwick

3 stops

42h 40m
£528

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 7/12/21

Direct flights to Chennai from United Kingdom

Save time with United Kingdom to Chennai direct flight deals
18 May - 28 May
LHR

London Heathrow

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

10h 05m
MAA

Chennai

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

10h 49m
£487

British Airways

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Deal found 7/12/21

18 May - 28 May
LHR

London Heathrow

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

10h 05m
MAA

Chennai

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

10h 49m
£488

British Airways

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Deal found 7/12/21

20 May - 30 May
LHR

London Heathrow

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

10h 05m
MAA

Chennai

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

10h 49m
£491

British Airways

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Deal found 5/12/21

Last-minute flights from United Kingdom to Chennai

Late deals on return flights to Chennai from United Kingdom, departing today and this week
13 Dec - 10 Jan
LTN

London Luton

MAA

Chennai

3 stops

44h 15m
MAA

Chennai

LTN

London Luton

3 stops

43h 00m
£496

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 7/12/21

14 Dec - 26 Jan
LGW

London Gatwick

MAA

Chennai

3 stops

26h 40m
MAA

Chennai

LGW

London Gatwick

3 stops

42h 40m
£528

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 7/12/21

13 Dec - 30 Dec
LTN

London Luton

MAA

Chennai

3 stops

42h 40m
MAA

Chennai

LTN

London Luton

3 stops

37h 00m
£536

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 8/12/21

One-way flights to Chennai from United Kingdom

The cheapest one-way flights from United Kingdom to Chennai
10 Jan
LTN

London Luton

MAA

Chennai

3 stops

29h 30m
£186

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

10 Jan
LTN

London Luton

MAA

Chennai

3 stops

41h 00m
£193

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 7/12/21

18 Feb
LTN

London Luton

MAA

Chennai

3 stops

29h 25m
£201

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 7/12/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about United Kingdom to Chennai flights.

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

Most people fly into Chennai (MAA) if they book a flight to Chennai from United Kingdom. Chennai is conveniently located just 10.2 mi from Chennai’s city centre.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from United Kingdom to Chennai have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Emirates, British Airways, and Etihad Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Emirates with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from United Kingdom to Chennai for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom to Chennai for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Oman Air for just £407, but on average you can expect to pay £420.

Are there direct flights from United Kingdom to Chennai for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from United Kingdom to Chennai under £500. A good price for a direct flight from United Kingdom to Chennai is less than £593.

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

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

What are the most popular routes from United Kingdom to Chennai?

When deciding which route to take from United Kingdom to Chennai, consider London Heathrow - Chennai, London Gatwick - Chennai or London City - Chennai, as they are the most popular.

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

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

What are the most reliable airlines from United Kingdom to Chennai?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from United Kingdom to Chennai are Air India (75%), British Airways (30%) and American Airlines (28%).

What are the cheapest flights from United Kingdom to Chennai?

Looking for the cheapest flight from United Kingdom to Chennai? While on average our users pay £1,026, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £319. The most popular route (London Heathrow - Chennai), is priced around £407.

Can I fly to Chennai from United Kingdom right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Chennai

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

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

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

Can I fly back to United Kingdom from Chennai?

Returning to United Kingdom from Chennai

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chennai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours before departing to United Kingdom.

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

Departure points for flights from United Kingdom to Chennai

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Top 10 airlines flying from United Kingdom to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from United Kingdom to Chennai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest£287
Average£578
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Air France
Cheapest£301
Average£479
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
Cheapest£310
Average£536
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
Gulf Air
Cheapest£324
Average£459
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Jet Airways
Cheapest£324
Average£503
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
Cheapest£327
Average£641
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
Cheapest£334
Average£512
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Oman Air
Cheapest£339
Average£508
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
Cheapest£348
Average£625
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest£360
Average£620
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from United Kingdom to Chennai

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14%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
85%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
0%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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