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Chennai to Colombo Last modified: Jul 22, 2022 14:35 -04:00

We've scanned 31,729 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Colombo. Air India & !! frequently offer the best deals to Colombo flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Air India
MAACMB
Tue 16/08
nonstop
CMBMAA
Tue 23/08
nonstop
Rs. 13,185
!!
MAACMB
Tue 16/08
2 stops
CMBMAA
Tue 23/08
2 stops
Rs. 36,037

How Much is a Flight from Chennai to Colombo?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chennai to Colombo, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be Rs. 18,059.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chennai to Colombo?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Chennai to Colombo based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Chennai to Colombo?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Chennai to Colombo.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days Rs. 14,543 Rs. 49,461
7-14 days Rs. 14,543 Rs. 49,461
14-21 days Rs. 14,463 Rs. 39,633
21-30 days Rs. 14,143 Rs. 43,069
30-60 days Rs. 14,463 Rs. 39,952
60-90 days Rs. 14,463 Rs. 39,952
90+ days Rs. 14,143 Rs. 22,453

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chennai to Colombo

We've examined 63,458 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chennai to Colombo is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Rs. 40,192Rs. 14,463Rs. 14,223Rs. 14,463Rs. 14,543Rs. 13,904Rs. 14,143

Compare Flight Prices from Chennai to Colombo by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Chennai to Colombo flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
July Chennai Colombo Air India 26/07/22 02/08/22 0 Rs. 14,463
August Chennai Colombo Air India 31/08/22 08/09/22 0 Rs. 14,223
September Chennai Colombo Air India 08/09/22 19/09/22 0 Rs. 14,463
August Chennai Colombo Vistara 07/08/22 11/08/22 4 Rs. 67,439
June Chennai Colombo Srilankan 09/06/22 15/06/22 0 Rs. 14,703
October Chennai Colombo Air India 13/10/22 20/10/22 0 Rs. 14,383
October Chennai Colombo IndiGo 24/10/22 07/11/22 0 Rs. 4,955
February Chennai Colombo 00 15/02/22 21/02/22 0 Rs. 11,027

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chennai to Colombo

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Chennai to Colombo. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Rs. 13,424
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
Rs. 13,424
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Rs. 20,855
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
Rs. 11,347
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
Rs. 11,347
27 28 1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Rs. 13,185
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
Rs. 6,553
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
Rs. 6,553

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chennai to Colombo

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chennai to Colombo is Rs. 39,952.

The average price for direct flights from Chennai to Colombo is Rs. 14,463.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chennai to Colombo.

Weekly Direct Flights from Chennai to Colombo - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
IndiGo 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 01:55 23:10
Air India 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 00:55 00:55
SpiceJet 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 19:10 19:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chennai to Colombo

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chennai to Colombo. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chennai to Colombo is Rs. 20,376.

The average price for round trip flights from Chennai to Colombo is Rs. 14,463.

Chennai to Colombo Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Chennai to Colombo?
Answer: The average Chennai to Colombo flight time is an hour and 22 minutes.
Question: How far is Colombo from Chennai?
Answer: The distance from Chennai to Colombo is 646 kilometers (402 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chennai to Colombo?
Answer: There are 35 direct flights from Chennai to Colombo.
Question: What are the most popular Chennai airlines for direct flights from Chennai to Colombo?
Answer: IndiGo Air provides 60% of the non-stop flights between Chennai and Colombo.

Chennai to Colombo Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chennai and Colombo. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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