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Direct flights to Chennai (MAA)

Chennai International Airport (Madras International Air - Airport code: MAA

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Non-stop flights to Chennai (MAA)

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Last updated on: 06-13-2021

Chennai International Airport (Madras International Air is a large airport in India. It is an international airport. In total there are 66 airports around the world that have direct flights to Chennai, spread around 61 cities in 16 countries. Currently, there are 44 domestic flights to Chennai.

Chennai is mainly known for family fun and sightseeing & culture.

This month, there are 2,502 flights arriving at Chennai Airport, which are 83 flights per day or 3 flights per hour. On an average day, there is at least 1 flight arriving every 20 minutes.

The most frequently departed flights to Chennai are routes from New Delhi (DEL) in India and Mumbai (BOM), also in India. These two routes together are operated 621 times this month, and make up for 25% of all monthly arrivals at Chennai International Airport (Madras International Air.

The longest flight to Chennai MAA is departing from London Heathrow (LHR). This non-stop flight takes around 10 hours and 49 minutes and covers a distance of 3,178 miles (5,114 km).

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List of all direct flights to Chennai

Below you can find a list of all cities and countries that have direct flights to Chennai, ordered by popularity.

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Currently, there are 31 airlines that fly to Chennai. Most flights to Chennai are operated by IndiGo Airlines, as they connect 45 airports to MAA. That’s around 2 times as much as Spicejet, the second biggest airline in terms of operated flight routes to Chennai. Below you can find a list of airlines that operate most MAA flights:

Business class flights to Chennai

There are 29 airports that have flights to Chennai in Business Class. All airports that offer business class flights to MAA are listed below:

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First class flights to Chennai

There is only one airport that has First Class flights to Chennai, which is London Heathrow (LHR).

Intercontinental flights to Chennai

These are all non-stop intercontinental flights to Chennai International Airport (Madras International Air (MAA), as of June 2021:

* Please note that there are no direct services from the United States, Canada, Southern America, Central America, the Caribbean, China, Central Asia or Oceania.

Non-stop flights from Europe to Chennai

Air IndiaAir India (Star Alliance): seasonal flights from London Heathrow (LHR) and Paris (CDG).

British AirwaysBritish Airways (Oneworld): seasonal flights from London Heathrow (LHR).

Air FranceAir France (SkyTeam): year-round flights from Paris (CDG).

LufthansaLufthansa (Star Alliance): seasonal flights from Frankfurt (FRA).

Non-stop flights from Africa to Chennai

Air AustralAir Austral is currently the only airline flying non-stop from Africa to Chennai. They fly seasonal from Saint-Denis (RUN).

Non-stop flights from the Middle-East / Western Asia to Chennai

Air IndiaAir India (Star Alliance): seasonal flights from Kuwait City (KWI), Muscat (MCT), Abu Dhabi (AUH) and Dubai (DXB).

IndiGo AirlinesIndiGo Airlines: seasonal flights from Kuwait City (KWI), year-round flights from Dubai (DXB), Dubai (Sharjah) (SHJ) and Doha (DOH).

Jazeera AirwaysJazeera Airways: seasonal flights from Kuwait City (KWI).

Kuwait AirwaysKuwait Airways: year-round flights from Kuwait City (KWI).

Oman AirOman Air: year-round flights from Muscat (MCT).

Air ArabiaAir Arabia: seasonal flights from Dubai (Sharjah) (SHJ).

EmiratesEmirates: seasonal flights from Dubai (DXB).

Etihad AirwaysEtihad Airways: year-round flights from Abu Dhabi (AUH).

FlydubaiFlydubai: seasonal flights from Dubai (DXB).

Qatar AirwaysQatar Airways (Oneworld): year-round flights from Doha (DOH).

Gulf AirGulf Air: year-round flights from Bahrain Island (BAH).

Saudi ArabianSaudi Arabian (SkyTeam): seasonal flights from Jeddah (JED) and Riyadh (RUH).

Non-stop flights from India / South Asia to Chennai

Air India, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet have a significant network of flights from India or Southern Asia to Chennai.

Air IndiaAir India (Star Alliance): year-round flights from Ahmedabad (AMD), seasonal flights from Bengaluru (BLR), year-round flights from Coimbatore (CJB), Hyderabad (HYD), seasonal flights from Kannur (CNN), Kochi (COK), year-round flights from Kolkata (CCU), seasonal flights from Kozhikode (CCJ), year-round flights from Madurai (IXM), Mumbai (BOM), New Delhi (DEL), Port Blair (IXZ), seasonal flights from Thiruvananthapuram (TRV), Tiruchirappalli (TRZ) and Colombo (CMB).

Timbis AirTimbis Air: seasonal flights from Hyderabad (HYD) and Mysore (MYQ).

IndiGo AirlinesIndiGo Airlines: year-round flights from Ahmedabad (AMD), seasonal flights from Bagdogra (IXB), year-round flights from Bengaluru (BLR), Bhubaneswar (BBI), seasonal flights from Chandigarh (IXC), year-round flights from Coimbatore (CJB), seasonal flights from Goa (GOI), year-round flights from Guwahati (GAU), seasonal flights from Hubli / Dharwad (HBX), year-round flights from Hyderabad (HYD), seasonal flights from Indore (IDR), Jaipur (JAI), year-round flights from Jodhpur (JDH), Kannur (CNN), Kochi (COK), Kolkata (CCU), seasonal flights from Kozhikode (CCJ), Lucknow (LKO), year-round flights from Madurai (IXM), Mangalore (IXE), Mumbai (BOM), seasonal flights from Mysore (MYQ), Nagpur (NAG), year-round flights from New Delhi (DEL), Patna (PAT), Port Blair (IXZ), Pune (PNQ), seasonal flights from Raipur (RPR), Rajahmundry (RJA), year-round flights from Ranchi (IXR), seasonal flights from Surat (STV), year-round flights from Thiruvananthapuram (TRV), Thoothukudi (TCR), Tiruchirappalli (TRZ), seasonal flights from Vadodara (BDQ), year-round flights from Varanasi (VNS), seasonal flights from Vijayawada (VGA), year-round flights from Visakhapatnam (VTZ), Colombo (CMB) and Dhaka (DAC).

SpicejetSpicejet: year-round flights from Ahmedabad (AMD), Bagdogra (IXB), Bengaluru (BLR), seasonal flights from Coimbatore (CJB), year-round flights from Durgapur (RDP), Goa (GOI), Guwahati (GAU), Hyderabad (HYD), seasonal flights from Kochi (COK), year-round flights from Kolkata (CCU), seasonal flights from Madurai (IXM), year-round flights from Mumbai (BOM), New Delhi (DEL), seasonal flights from Patna (PAT), year-round flights from Port Blair (IXZ), Pune (PNQ), seasonal flights from Ranchi (IXR), Shirdi (SAG), Varanasi (VNS), Vijayawada (VGA), Colombo (CMB) and Dhaka (DAC).

AirAsia IndiaAirAsia India: seasonal flights from Bengaluru (BLR), year-round flights from Hyderabad (HYD), Kolkata (CCU), seasonal flights from Mumbai (BOM), year-round flights from New Delhi (DEL), seasonal flights from Port Blair (IXZ) and Visakhapatnam (VTZ).

Go AirGo Air: year-round flights from Ahmedabad (AMD), seasonal flights from Coimbatore (CJB), Goa (GOI), Hyderabad (HYD), year-round flights from Mumbai (BOM), Port Blair (IXZ), seasonal flights from Pune (PNQ) and Colombo (CMB).

VistaraVistara: seasonal flights from Bengaluru (BLR), Mumbai (BOM), year-round flights from New Delhi (DEL) and seasonal flights from Port Blair (IXZ).

SriLankan AirlinesSriLankan Airlines (Oneworld): year-round flights from Colombo (CMB).

US-Bangla AirlinesUS-Bangla Airlines: seasonal flights from Chittagong (CGP) and Dhaka (DAC).

Non-stop flights from Japan to Chennai

ANAANA is currently the only airline flying non-stop from Japan to Chennai. They fly seasonal from Tokyo (NRT).

Non-stop flights from East Asia to Chennai

Cathay PacificCathay Pacific is currently the only airline flying non-stop from Eastern Asia to Chennai. They fly seasonal from Hong Kong (HKG).

Non-stop flights from South-East Asia to Chennai

Air IndiaAir India (Star Alliance): year-round flights from Singapore (SIN).

Air-India ExpressAir-India Express: year-round flights from Singapore (SIN) and Kuala Lumpur (KUL).

Singapore AirlinesSingapore Airlines (Star Alliance): seasonal flights from Singapore (SIN).

AirAsiaAirAsia: seasonal flights from Kuala Lumpur (KUL).

Malaysia AirlinesMalaysia Airlines (Oneworld): year-round flights from Kuala Lumpur (KUL).

Thai AirAsiaThai AirAsia: seasonal flights from Bangkok (Don Muang) (DMK).

Thai AirwaysThai Airways (Star Alliance): year-round flights from Bangkok (BKK).

International flights to Chennai

Bahrain
Flights from Bahrain to Chennai

Bahrain Island is the only city in Bahrain with direct flights to Chennai. From Bahrain Island, direct flights are offered by Gulf Air.

Bangladesh
Flights from Bangladesh to Chennai

There are 2 airports in Bangladesh that have non-stop flights to Chennai.

From Chittagong, direct flights are offered by US-Bangla Airlines. This is a seasonal route that starts in June and ends in October.
From Dhaka, direct flights are offered by IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and US-Bangla Airlines.

France
Flights from France to Chennai

If you are looking for a direct flight from France to Chennai, there are 2 airports to choose from.

From Paris, you can fly non-stop with Air France (SkyTeam) or Air India (Star Alliance).
From Saint-Denis, the only airline with direct flights is Air Austral. This route is not operational yet but will start in September.

Germany
Flights from Germany to Chennai

In Germany, the only airport that has a direct connection to Chennai is Frankfurt. From Frankfurt, direct flights are offered by Lufthansa (Star Alliance). This route is not operational yet but will start in September.

Hong Kong
Flights from Hong Kong to Chennai

There is 1 airport in Hong Kong that has a direct connection to Chennai, which is Hong Kong. From Hong Kong, direct flights are offered by Cathay Pacific (Oneworld). This route is not operational yet but will start in August.

Japan
Flights from Japan to Chennai

In Japan, the only airport that has a direct connection to Chennai is Tokyo. From Tokyo, direct flights are offered by ANA (Star Alliance). This is a seasonal route that starts in October and ends in May.

Kuwait
Flights from Kuwait to Chennai

Kuwait City is the only city in Kuwait with direct flights to Chennai. From Kuwait City, there are 4 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), IndiGo Airlines, Jazeera Airways and Kuwait Airways.

Malaysia
Flights from Malaysia to Chennai

There is 1 airport in Malaysia that has a direct connection to Chennai, which is Kuala Lumpur. From Kuala Lumpur, direct flights are offered by Air-India Express, AirAsia and Malaysia Airlines (Oneworld).

Oman
Flights from Oman to Chennai

Muscat is the only city in Oman with direct flights to Chennai. From Muscat, you can fly non-stop with Air India (Star Alliance) or Oman Air.

Qatar
Flights from Qatar to Chennai

In Qatar, the only airport that has a direct connection to Chennai is Doha. From Doha, you can fly non-stop with IndiGo Airlines or Qatar Airways (Oneworld).

Saudi Arabia
Flights from Saudi Arabia to Chennai

In Saudi Arabia, there are 2 airports that have direct flights to Chennai.

From Jeddah and Riyadh, you can fly with Saudi Arabian (SkyTeam).

Singapore
Flights from Singapore to Chennai

There is 1 airport in Singapore that has a direct connection to Chennai, which is Singapore. From Singapore, direct flights are offered by Air India (Star Alliance), Air-India Express and Singapore Airlines (Star Alliance).

Sri Lanka
Flights from Sri Lanka to Chennai

In Sri Lanka, the only airport that has a direct connection to Chennai is Colombo. From Colombo, there are 5 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), Go Air, IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and SriLankan Airlines (Oneworld).

Thailand
Flights from Thailand to Chennai

If you are looking for a direct flight from Thailand to Chennai, there are 2 airports to choose from.

From Bangkok, direct flights are offered by Thai Airways (Star Alliance).
From Bangkok (Don Muang), the only airline with direct flights is Thai AirAsia. This is a seasonal route that starts in October and ends in May.

United Arab Emirates
Flights from United Arab Emirates to Chennai

There are 3 airports in United Arab Emirates that have non-stop flights to Chennai.

From Abu Dhabi, you can fly non-stop with Air India (Star Alliance) or Etihad Airways.
From Dubai, there are 4 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), Emirates, Flydubai and IndiGo Airlines.
From Dubai (Sharjah), you can fly non-stop with Air Arabia or IndiGo Airlines.

United Kingdom
Flights from United Kingdom to Chennai

London Heathrow is the only city in United Kingdom with direct flights to Chennai. From London Heathrow, you can fly non-stop with Air India (Star Alliance) or British Airways (Oneworld).

Domestic flights to Chennai

India
Flights from India to Chennai

There are lots of domestic flights to Chennai (MAA). 44 airports in India have direct flights to the airport.

From Ahmedabad, there are 4 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), Go Air, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Bagdogra, you can fly non-stop with IndiGo Airlines or Spicejet.
From Bengaluru, there are 5 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), AirAsia India, IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and Vistara.
From Bhubaneswar and Chandigarh, you can fly with IndiGo Airlines.
From Coimbatore, there are 4 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), Go Air, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Cuddapah, direct flights are offered by Timbis Air. This is a seasonal route that starts in June and ends in October.
From Durgapur, the only airline with direct flights is Spicejet.
From Goa, direct flights are offered by Go Air, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Guwahati, you can fly non-stop with IndiGo Airlines or Spicejet.
From Hubli / Dharwad, direct flights are offered by IndiGo Airlines. This route is not operational yet but will start in July.
From Hyderabad, airlines that operate direct flights are Air India (Star Alliance), AirAsia India, Go Air, IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and Timbis Air.
From Indore and Jaipur, all direct flights to Chennai are operated by IndiGo Airlines.
From Jharsuguda, you can fly non-stop to Chennai with Spicejet. This is a seasonal route that starts in June and ends in October.
From Jodhpur, the only airline with direct flights is IndiGo Airlines.
From Kannur, you can fly non-stop with Air India (Star Alliance) or IndiGo Airlines.
From Kochi, direct flights are offered by Air India (Star Alliance), IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Kolkata, there are 4 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), AirAsia India, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Kozhikode, you can fly non-stop with Air India (Star Alliance) or IndiGo Airlines. This route is not operational yet but will start in July.
From Kurnool and Lucknow, you can fly with IndiGo Airlines.
From Madurai, direct flights are offered by Air India (Star Alliance), IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Mangalore, you can fly non-stop to Chennai with IndiGo Airlines.
From Mumbai, airlines that operate direct flights are Air India (Star Alliance), AirAsia India, Go Air, IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and Vistara.
From Mysore, you can fly non-stop with IndiGo Airlines or Timbis Air.
From Nagpur, you can fly non-stop to Chennai with IndiGo Airlines. This route is not operational yet but will start in July.
From New Delhi, there are 5 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), AirAsia India, IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and Vistara.
From Patna, you can fly non-stop with IndiGo Airlines or Spicejet.
From Port Blair, airlines that operate direct flights are Air India (Star Alliance), AirAsia India, Go Air, IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and Vistara.
From Pune, direct flights are offered by Go Air, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Raipur and Rajahmundry, all direct flights to Chennai are operated by IndiGo Airlines.
From Ranchi, you can fly non-stop with IndiGo Airlines or Spicejet.
From Salem District, direct flights are offered by Timbis Air. This is a seasonal route that starts in June and ends in October.
From Shirdi, you can fly non-stop to Chennai with Spicejet. This is a seasonal route that starts in November and ends in May.
From Surat, direct flights are offered by IndiGo Airlines. This route is not operational yet but will start in July.
From Thiruvananthapuram, you can fly non-stop with Air India (Star Alliance) or IndiGo Airlines.
From Thoothukudi, you can fly non-stop to Chennai with IndiGo Airlines.
From Tiruchirappalli, you can fly non-stop with Air India (Star Alliance) or IndiGo Airlines.
From Vadodara, direct flights are offered by IndiGo Airlines. This route is not operational yet but will start in July.
From Varanasi and Vijayawada, you can fly with IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Visakhapatnam, you can fly non-stop with AirAsia India or IndiGo Airlines.

Alternative airports near Chennai

Flying to an alternative airport near Chennai could give you other options to reach your destination. For example, the possibility to fly with a different airline or alliance, or finding a cheaper airfare. In total there are two alternative airports to Chennai (MAA) within a range of 125 miles (200 km), which are Tirupati (TIR) and Pondicherry (PNY).

Frequently asked questions - FAQ

How many airports are there in Chennai?

There is 1 airport in Chennai: Chennai International Airport (Madras International Air (MAA).

What is the best airport to fly into Chennai?

The most convenient airport to fly into Chennai is Chennai International Airport (Madras International Air (MAA).

How many airlines fly to Chennai?

There are 31 airlines flying to Chennai from 66 airports around the world, as of June 2021.

Which airlines fly to Chennai?

IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and Air India operate most flights to Chennai. To get a full overview of all operating airlines, please use the airline filter.

Which alliances are flying to Chennai?

SkyTeam, Star Alliance and Oneworld are all flying to Chennai.

How many nonstop flights are there to Chennai?

There are roughly 2,502 flights arriving at Chennai every month (or 581 flights each week), from a total of 66 airports worldwide.

What is the official name of Chennai Airport?

The official name of Chennai Airport is Chennai International Airport (Madras International Air.

What is the airport code of Chennai Airport?

The airport code of Chennai Airport is MAA.

What are the most popular flights to Chennai?

New Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad are the 3 most popular routes to Chennai. For a complete overview of all flight routes to Chennai, please use our flight map.

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