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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Chennai (MAA)
Typically, flights to Chennai from London are cheaper when flying from London Heathrow to Chennai, which has an average price of £639
|CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO CHENNAI FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT||September||19% cheaper||Flying from London Heathrow Airport to Chennai costs on average just £521 in September|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO CHENNAI FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT||July||36% more expensive||It costs about £875 for flights to Chennai from London Heathrow Airport in July|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO CHENNAI FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT||July||615% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Chennai from London Heathrow Airport in July than any other month|
Flights to Chennai, India from Heathrow International Airport in London will take between 12 and 14 hours. Flights from Gatwick typically have a couple of stopovers and a travel time of more than 20 hours. Travelling from Scotland? Chennai flight deals from Edinburgh Airport will take close to 14 hours with stopovers in Doha or Paris Charles de Gaulle. The city of Manchester offers flights to Chennai International Airport, Chennai in just over 13 hours with one stopover, or around 20 hours with two stopovers.
Unfortunately, direct flights to Chennai, India from the UK are currently unavailable. When travelling from London, flights from Heathrow will typically have one stopover in either Dubai or Doha, while flights from Gatwick will have multiple stopovers. Manchester Airport offers Chennai flight deals with a single stopover in Paris, Doha or Dubai, with a similar travel time to flights from Heathrow. Glasgow International Airport has flights to Chennai with a single stopover. Flights from Liverpool typically come with more than one stopover and a longer travel time. It might be easier for you to fly from Manchester or London.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Chennai is possible. If you are planning a flight to Chennai, consider booking flights to Tirupati Airport (62 mi from Chennai city centre) or Pondicherry Airport (83 mi from Chennai city centre).
With an average price of £73 per person, Tirupati Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Chennai. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.
Prices for flights to Chennai Airport are updated daily.
As of November 2023, there are 28 operators available to choose from for flights to Chennai Airport.
The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel to Chennai Airport.
The travel and health documents you'll need for your trip to Chennai Airport may differ based on your itinerary and personal situation. Typically, you should have several documents on hand, such as a national ID card or driver's license and a passport that is valid for six months after your intended arrival at Chennai Airport. It is always advisable to seek advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.
UK nationals will need a valid passport and a visa to enter India and visit Chennai. You can apply for a tourist eVisa, which is valid for 12 months and allows visitors numerous entries that cannot exceed 180 days each stay. For business purposes, you will need to apply online for a multiple-entry business visa, also valid for 180 days.
Chennai is one of the largest cultural and economic centres in India and boasts an array of temples, churches, museums and beaches, with something for everyone to experience. Interested in the local temples? Make your way to Kapaleeswarar Temple, a Hindu temple in Mylapore district dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva. Other must-see temples in Chennai are Parthasarathy Temple, Parrys Jain Temple, Karaneeswarar Saidapet, and Marundheeswarar Temple. Beachgoers will want to make their way to Marina Beach to soak up the sun. Although swimming is prohibited, there are plenty of activities on the beach, including volleyball, fishing and cricket. Take a walk to the lighthouse for a panoramic view of the city and the beach. Besant Nagar Beach, Breezy Beach, Kovalam Beach and VGP Beach are a couple of other locations to check out during your stay. For the history buffs among you, make sure to take a turn exploring the 17th-century Fort St George or exhibits about human history and culture at the Government Museum Chennai.
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