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Cheap flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from £60

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 10/8. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
MAA — CMB
17 Jul — 24 Jul1
1 adult
Wed 17/7
Wed 24/7

The best prices from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl are usually found in February or November, booked 74 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

Cheap flight deals from Chennai to Colombo

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Chennai (MAA) to Colombo (CMB). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 12 July 2024.

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December

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February

Round-trip from

£665

One-way from

£60
High demand for flights, 6% potential price rise
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From Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
One-way flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Cheap IndiGo flights from Chennai to Colombo

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by IndiGo for the route between Chennai and Colombo. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 976,312 searches. Data last updated 12 July 2024.
Peruse some of the lowest-priced IndiGo flights we've found from Chennai to Colombo. Make sure to double check the flight details before booking.
Sun 22/901:00MAA - CMB
Nonstop1h 20mIndiGo
Thu 10/1003:20CMB - MAA
Nonstop1h 20mIndiGo
Deal found 10/7£157
Mon 23/906:50MAA - CMB
1 stop6h 05mIndiGo
Fri 11/1013:50CMB - MAA
Nonstop1h 20mIndiGo
Deal found 10/7£190
Sun 22/901:00MAA - CMB
Nonstop1h 20mIndiGo
Fri 11/1013:55CMB - MAA
1 stop5h 50mIndiGo
Deal found 10/7£222

Cheap Vistara flights from Chennai to Colombo

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Vistara for the route between Chennai and Colombo. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 976,312 searches. Data last updated 12 July 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on Vistara flights travelling from Chennai to Colombo. Check back soon if you're not seeing flights that suit your needs.
Mon 23/921:05MAA - CMB
2 stops17h 55mVistara
Fri 11/1016:00CMB - MAA
2 stops18h 45mVistara
Deal found 10/7£293
Fri 9/806:45MAA - CMB
1 stop8h 15mVistara
Fri 16/816:00CMB - MAA
1 stop16h 55mVistara
Deal found 10/7£296
Fri 9/806:45MAA - CMB
1 stop8h 15mVistara
Fri 16/816:00CMB - MAA
2 stops18h 45mVistara
Deal found 10/7£310
Fri 9/811:25MAA - CMB
2 stops27h 35mVistara
Fri 16/816:00CMB - MAA
2 stops18h 45mVistara
Deal found 10/7£329
Wed 14/817:10MAA - CMB
2 stops22h 05mVistara
Mon 19/816:00CMB - MAA
2 stops18h 45mVistara
Deal found 10/7£449
Wed 14/817:10MAA - CMB
2 stops22h 05mVistara
Mon 19/816:00CMB - MAA
1 stop16h 55mVistara
Deal found 10/7£511
Wed 14/820:30MAA - CMB
1 stop18h 45mVistara
Mon 19/816:00CMB - MAA
1 stop16h 55mVistara
Deal found 10/7£587

Direct flights to Colombo from Chennai

Discover direct flight options from Chennai to Colombo. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 976,312 searches. Data last updated 12 July 2024.
To help reduce your travel time, choose from one of these non-stop flights from Chennai to Colombo. Select from other flights from Chennai to Colombo by using the search form above.
Mon 23/911:00MAA - CMB
Nonstop1h 15mFitsAir
Fri 11/1011:55CMB - MAA
Nonstop1h 20mFitsAir
Deal found 10/7£124
Mon 23/916:05MAA - CMB
Nonstop1h 25mSriLankan Airlines
Thu 10/1000:45CMB - MAA
Nonstop1h 25mSriLankan Airlines
Deal found 10/7£128
Fri 9/811:55MAA - CMB
Nonstop1h 20mAir India
Fri 16/817:30CMB - MAA
Nonstop1h 30mAir India
Deal found 10/7£140
Sun 22/901:00MAA - CMB
Nonstop1h 20mIndiGo
Thu 10/1003:20CMB - MAA
Nonstop1h 20mIndiGo
Deal found 10/7£157

One-way flights to Colombo from Chennai

Search for one-way flight options from Chennai to Colombo. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 976,312 searches. Data last updated 12 July 2024.
Users travelling one-way from Chennai to Colombo can select one of these great deals. Users can also find round-trip Chennai to Colombo flights by using the search form above.
Sat 10/805:30MAA - CMB
Nonstop1h 20mAir India
Deal found 11/7£60
Fri 9/801:00MAA - CMB
Nonstop1h 20mIndiGo
Deal found 11/7£62
Mon 23/911:00MAA - CMB
Nonstop1h 15mFitsAir
Deal found 10/7£67
Thu 12/1213:45MAA - CMB
Nonstop1h 15mFitsAir
Deal found 11/7£69
Sun 22/901:00MAA - CMB
Nonstop1h 20mIndiGo
Deal found 10/7£74
Wed 11/1203:00MAA - CMB
Nonstop1h 20mSriLankan Airlines
Deal found 11/7£81
Fri 11/1001:00MAA - CMB
Nonstop1h 20mIndiGo
Deal found 11/7£97
Sat 10/820:20MAA - CMB
2 stops9h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 11/7£100
Sat 10/822:30MAA - CMB
1 stop7h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 11/7£108

Find flights from Chennai to Colombo within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Chennai to Colombo that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 976,312 searches. Data last updated 12 July 2024.

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ChennaiColombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA - CMB

MAACMB

Chennai

Mon 23/9

Nonstop1h 15m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Fri 11/10

Nonstop1h 20m

£124

ChennaiColombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA - CMB

MAACMB

Chennai

Mon 23/9

Nonstop1h 25m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Thu 10/10

Nonstop1h 25m

£128

ChennaiColombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA - CMB

MAACMB

Chennai

Fri 9/8

Nonstop1h 20m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Fri 16/8

Nonstop1h 30m

£140

ChennaiColombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA - CMB

MAACMB

Chennai

Sun 22/9

Nonstop1h 20m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Thu 10/10

Nonstop1h 20m

£157

ChennaiColombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA - CMB

MAACMB

Chennai

Mon 23/9

1 stop6h 05m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Fri 11/10

Nonstop1h 20m

£190

ChennaiColombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA - CMB

MAACMB

Chennai

Sun 22/9

Nonstop1h 20m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Fri 11/10

1 stop5h 50m

£222

ChennaiColombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA - CMB

MAACMB

Chennai

Mon 23/9

2 stops21h 50m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Fri 11/10

Nonstop1h 25m

£244

ChennaiColombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA - CMB

MAACMB

Chennai

Mon 23/9

2 stops17h 55m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Fri 11/10

2 stops18h 45m

£293

ChennaiColombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA - CMB

MAACMB

Chennai

Sun 22/9

1 stop22h 45m

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Thu 10/10

1 stop23h 06m

£479

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Best time to book a flight from Chennai to Colombo

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Travel insights for flights from Chennai to Colombo

Get recent, data-driven insights about flights from Chennai to Colombo including ideal travel times, pricing trends, and more.

How far ahead should I book a flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Chennai to Colombo. Price data was last updated on 5 July 2024.

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, you should look to book at least 74 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (average of £103). Flying from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport in October is currently the most expensive (average of £128). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from MAA to CMB?

Find hourly flight availability from Chennai to Colombo. Discover flight options and departure times throughout the day, allowing you to choose a departure time that suits your schedule. Data last updated 12 July 2024.

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 15% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Weekly flight availability from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport

Explore weekly flight availability from Chennai to Colombo. Discover flights operating on different days of the week, giving you the flexibility to choose a travel day that best fits your plans. Compare info to find the most convenient option for your journey. Data last updated 12 July 2024.

The most flights from MAA to CMB are scheduled on a Monday (10 on average). You will have fewer flight options on Tuesday, which is when the least amount of flights are scheduled (5 on average).

Rainfall in Colombo by month

Plan your trip to Colombo by taking into account the average rainfall totals by month.

In terms of precipitation, rainfall in Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport ranges from 60.0 - 350.0 inches per month. October is typically the wettest month, when rainfall can reach 350.0 mm. February is typically the driest time to visit Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport when rainfall is around 60.0 mm.

Temperature in Colombo by month

Plan your trip to Colombo by taking into account the average temperature totals by month.

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, March is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 28.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 27.0 C).

Reviews of airlines servicing Colombo

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Colombo. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Colombo. Reviews last updated 12 July 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly from Chennai to Colombo, see what other customers have to say about IndiGo, Vistara and Thai Airways. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.0
Very Good
432 reviews

Crew

8.4

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Comfort

7.6

Entertainment

7.1

Boarding

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Air hostesses seemed to be agitated and not making passengers comfortable. Poor experience overall

8.0
Very Good
432 reviews
8.0
Very Good
432 reviews

Crew

8.4

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Comfort

7.6

Entertainment

7.1

Boarding

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Air hostesses seemed to be agitated and not making passengers comfortable. Poor experience overall

7.8
Good
254 reviews
8.0
Very Good
432 reviews

Crew

8.4

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Comfort

7.6

Entertainment

7.1

Boarding

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Air hostesses seemed to be agitated and not making passengers comfortable. Poor experience overall

7.4
Good
124 reviews
8.0
Very Good
432 reviews

Crew

8.4

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Comfort

7.6

Entertainment

7.1

Boarding

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Air hostesses seemed to be agitated and not making passengers comfortable. Poor experience overall

7.4
Good
347 reviews
8.0
Very Good
432 reviews

Crew

8.4

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Comfort

7.6

Entertainment

7.1

Boarding

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Air hostesses seemed to be agitated and not making passengers comfortable. Poor experience overall

7.0
Good
536 reviews
8.0
Very Good
432 reviews

Crew

8.4

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Comfort

7.6

Entertainment

7.1

Boarding

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

Air hostesses seemed to be agitated and not making passengers comfortable. Poor experience overall

Related info for your journey

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  • What airport do you fly from for flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl?

    For a flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl, you will be flying from Chennai. Chennai (MAA) is just 10.2 mi from the center of the city. Chennai is the only Chennai airport and it handles 6 outbound flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl per day. 4 airlines have flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from Chennai on a regular basis.

  • Can I find flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £200 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on FitsAir for just £124, but on average you can expect to pay £320.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under £200 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 4 direct flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport under £200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is less than £137.

  • What days are direct flights available from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

    Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Sunday, Monday, Saturday.

  • How many flights depart from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport on average per day?

    3 flight departures from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport per day on average.
    Morning (6am - Midday) - 33% of flight departures
    Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 67% of flight departures

  • How long is the flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

    Departing from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport will take you 1h 15m. There are 404 mi between Chennai and Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. Generally, flights for this route are direct.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport round-trip?

    Currently priced at £124, FitsAir will fly you from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport and back. In addition to FitsAir, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from SriLankan Airlines and Air India - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £128 and £140, respectively. You may be able to fly from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for 12% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport one-way?

    £60 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Air India. You may also be able to find cheap deals on IndiGo and FitsAir, with prices starting from £62 and £67, respectively.

  • What are the most reliable airlines from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

    Before booking your flight to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from Chennai, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Korean Air (100%), Air India (98%), Ethiopian Air( 96%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

    Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £60. While the most popular route (Chennai - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl) can be booked for £108 on average our data indicates £148 when flying from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.

  • What does MAA to CMB mean?

    Chennai Airport is MAA and Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is CMB. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Chennai to Colombo that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Chennai to Colombo flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Chennai to Colombo with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Chennai to Colombo flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Chennai to Colombo that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Chennai to Colombo flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Chennai to Colombo?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Chennai to Colombo.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Chennai to Colombo?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Chennai to Colombo by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Chennai to Colombo that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Chennai to Colombo offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Chennai to Colombo?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Chennai to Colombo flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

    Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (average of £103). Flying from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport in October is currently the most expensive (average of £128). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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FitsAirCheapest£66Average£141FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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Air IndiaCheapest£114Average£132FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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SriLankan AirlinesCheapest£129Average£142FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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IndiGoCheapest£135Average£149FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%
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