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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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Chennai International Airport (Madras International Air is a large airport in India. It is an international airport. In total there are 67 airports around the world that have direct flights to Chennai, spread around 63 cities in 17 countries. Currently, there are 43 domestic flights to Chennai.

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

This month, there are 5,372 flights arriving at Chennai Airport, which are 179 flights per day or 7 flights per hour. On an average day, there is at least 1 flight arriving every 9 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 1119 times this month, and make up for 21% 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 54 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 34 airlines that fly to Chennai. Most flights to Chennai are operated by IndiGo Airlines, as they connect 52 airports to MAA. That’s around 3 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 22 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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Intercontinental flights to Chennai

These are all non-stop intercontinental flights to Chennai International Airport (Madras International Air (MAA), as of May 2022:

* 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 AustralAir Austral: year-round flights from Saint-Denis (RUN).

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

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

British AirwaysBritish Airways (Oneworld): year-round flights from London Heathrow (LHR).

LufthansaLufthansa (Star Alliance): year-round flights from Frankfurt (FRA).

Non-stop flights from Africa to Chennai

Ethiopian AirlinesEthiopian Airlines is currently the only airline flying non-stop from Africa to Chennai. They fly seasonal from Addis Ababa (ADD).

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

Air IndiaAir India (Star Alliance): seasonal flights from Kuwait City (KWI), year-round flights from Muscat (MCT), Dubai (DXB) and seasonal flights from Dubai (Sharjah) (SHJ).

IndiGo AirlinesIndiGo Airlines: seasonal flights from Kuwait City (KWI), year-round flights from Dubai (DXB), seasonal flights from Dubai (Jebel Ali) (DWC), year-round flights from Doha (DOH) and seasonal flights from Dammam (DMM).

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).

Air-India ExpressAir-India Express: seasonal flights from Dubai (Sharjah) (SHJ).

EmiratesEmirates: year-round flights from Dubai (DXB).

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

FlydubaiFlydubai: year-round flights from Dubai (DXB) and seasonal flights from Dubai (Jebel Ali) (DWC).

InterSkyInterSky: seasonal flights from Abu Dhabi (AUH).

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

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

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

Non-stop flights from India / South Asia to Chennai

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 Coimbatore (CJB), Kolkata (CCU), Madurai (IXM), Mumbai (BOM), New Delhi (DEL), Port Blair (IXZ) and Colombo (CMB).

AirAsia IndiaAirAsia India: year-round flights from Bengaluru (BLR), Guwahati (GAU), Hyderabad (HYD), Jaipur (JAI) and Kolkata (CCU).

Alliance AirAlliance Air: year-round flights from Hyderabad (HYD).

FlexFlightFlexFlight: seasonal flights from Ahmedabad (AMD), Mumbai (BOM) and Pune (PNQ).

Go AirGo Air: seasonal flights from Ahmedabad (AMD), Kannur (CNN), year-round flights from Mumbai (BOM) and Port Blair (IXZ).

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

SpicejetSpicejet: seasonal flights from Ahmedabad (AMD), Bagdogra (IXB), year-round flights from Bengaluru (BLR), Durgapur (RDP), seasonal flights from Goa (GOI), Guwahati (GAU), Hyderabad (HYD), Jaipur (JAI), 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), seasonal flights from Pune (PNQ), year-round flights from Shirdi (SAG), seasonal flights from Visakhapatnam (VTZ) and Colombo (CMB).

VistaraVistara: seasonal flights from Mumbai (BOM) and year-round flights from New Delhi (DEL).

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

US-Bangla AirlinesUS-Bangla Airlines: seasonal flights from 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).

IndiGo AirlinesIndiGo Airlines: year-round flights from Singapore (SIN), Kuala Lumpur (KUL) and seasonal flights from Bangkok (BKK).

Singapore AirlinesSingapore Airlines (Star Alliance): year-round flights from Singapore (SIN).

AirAsiaAirAsia: year-round flights from Kuala Lumpur (KUL).

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

Thai AirAsiaThai AirAsia: year-round 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

In Bangladesh, the only airport that has a direct connection to Chennai is Dhaka. From Dhaka, you can fly non-stop with IndiGo Airlines or US-Bangla Airlines. This is a seasonal route that starts in May and ends in October.

Ethiopia
Flights from Ethiopia to Chennai

There is 1 airport in Ethiopia that has a direct connection to Chennai, which is Addis Ababa. From Addis Ababa, direct flights are offered by Ethiopian Airlines (Star Alliance). This is a seasonal route that starts in July and ends in October.

France
Flights from France to Chennai

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

From Paris, direct flights are offered by Air France (SkyTeam).
From Saint-Denis, the only airline with direct flights is Air Austral.

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).

Hong Kong
Flights from Hong Kong to Chennai

Hong Kong is the only city in Hong Kong with direct flights to Chennai. From Hong Kong, direct flights are offered by Cathay Pacific (Oneworld). This route is not operational yet but will start in July.

Japan
Flights from Japan to Chennai

There is 1 airport in Japan that has a direct connection to Chennai, which is Tokyo. From Tokyo, direct flights are offered by ANA (Star Alliance). This is a seasonal route that starts in October and ends in April.

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

In Malaysia, the only airport that has a direct connection to Chennai is Kuala Lumpur. From Kuala Lumpur, direct flights are offered by AirAsia, IndiGo Airlines and Malaysia Airlines (Oneworld).

Oman
Flights from Oman to Chennai

There is 1 airport in Oman that has a direct connection to Chennai, which is Muscat. 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

If you are looking for a direct flight from Saudi Arabia to Chennai, there are 3 airports to choose from.

From Dammam, direct flights are offered by IndiGo Airlines. This is a seasonal route that starts in May and ends in October.
From Jeddah and Riyadh, you can fly with Saudi Arabian (SkyTeam).

Singapore
Flights from Singapore to Chennai

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

Sri Lanka
Flights from Sri Lanka to Chennai

There is 1 airport in Sri Lanka that has a direct connection to Chennai, which is Colombo. From Colombo, there are 4 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and SriLankan Airlines (Oneworld).

Thailand
Flights from Thailand to Chennai

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

From Bangkok, you can fly non-stop with IndiGo Airlines or Thai Airways (Star Alliance).
From Bangkok (Don Muang), the only airline with direct flights is Thai AirAsia.

United Arab Emirates
Flights from United Arab Emirates to Chennai

If you are looking for a direct flight from United Arab Emirates to Chennai, there are 4 airports to choose from.

From Abu Dhabi, you can fly non-stop with Etihad Airways or InterSky.
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 (Jebel Ali), you can fly non-stop with Flydubai or IndiGo Airlines. This is a seasonal route that starts in May and ends in June.
From Dubai (Sharjah), direct flights are offered by Air Arabia, Air India (Star Alliance) and Air-India Express. This is a seasonal route that starts in May and ends in October.

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). 43 airports in India have direct flights to the airport.

From Ahmedabad, there are 4 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are FlexFlight, Go Air, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Bagdogra, you can fly non-stop with IndiGo Airlines or Spicejet.
From Bengaluru, direct flights are offered by AirAsia India, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Bhopal, Bhubaneswar and Chandigarh, all direct flights to Chennai are operated by IndiGo Airlines.
From Coimbatore, you can fly non-stop with Air India (Star Alliance) or IndiGo Airlines.
From Cuddapah, the only airline with direct flights is IndiGo Airlines. This is a seasonal route that starts in May and ends in October.
From Durgapur, you can fly non-stop to Chennai with Spicejet.
From Goa, you can fly non-stop with IndiGo Airlines or Spicejet.
From Guwahati, direct flights are offered by AirAsia India, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Hubli / Dharwad, you can fly non-stop to Chennai with IndiGo Airlines.
From Hyderabad, there are 4 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are AirAsia India, Alliance Air, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Indore, the only airline with direct flights is IndiGo Airlines.
From Jaipur, direct flights are offered by AirAsia India, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Jodhpur, the only airline with direct flights is IndiGo Airlines.
From Kannur, you can fly non-stop with Go Air or IndiGo Airlines.
From Kochi, you can fly non-stop to Chennai with IndiGo Airlines.
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, Kurnool and Lucknow, all direct flights to Chennai are operated by 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), FlexFlight, Go Air, IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and Vistara.
From Mysore and Nagpur, you can fly with IndiGo Airlines.
From New Delhi, there are 4 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), IndiGo Airlines, Spicejet and Vistara.
From Patna, you can fly non-stop with IndiGo Airlines or Spicejet.
From Port Blair, there are 4 airlines that have direct services to Chennai, which are Air India (Star Alliance), Go Air, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Pune, direct flights are offered by FlexFlight, IndiGo Airlines and Spicejet.
From Raipur, Rajahmundry and Ranchi, all direct flights to Chennai are operated by IndiGo Airlines.
From Shirdi, you can fly non-stop with IndiGo Airlines or Spicejet.
From Surat, Thiruvananthapuram, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirappalli, Vadodara, Varanasi and Vijayawada, all direct flights to Chennai are operated by IndiGo Airlines.
From Visakhapatnam, you can fly non-stop with IndiGo Airlines or Spicejet.

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 34 airlines flying to Chennai from 67 airports around the world, as of May 2022.

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?

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

How many nonstop flights are there to Chennai?

There are roughly 5,372 flights arriving at Chennai every month (or 1,253 flights each week), from a total of 67 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 Kolkata 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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