Flights from Singapore to Chennai, India

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Destination Overview

Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is one of the biggest cultural, economic, and educational centers in South India. Chennai is one of the most visited cities in India and also had a proud reputation as the country’s safest city. Among the stunning attractions of Chennai, there is the Marina Beach, Thalankuppam Pier, water sports center in Muttukadu and the Kapaleeshwarar Temple. Located next to the Bay of Bengal, the city receives cool breezes to moderate its hot climate, making it one of the more temperate areas in India.

Flying to Chennai

1. Which airports serve Singapore to Chennai?

Changi International Airport is one of the most popular airports serving flights to Chennai from Singapore and is located at the eastern end of Singapore. It is the major civilian airport in Singapore and is one of the busiest airports for international passengers and cargo transport. When arriving in Chennai, you will land in the area’s biggest airport, the Chennai International Airport which serves the city, surrounding metropolitan area and the entire district of Tamil Nadu.

2. Which airlines operate flights from Singapore to Chennai?

IndiGo Air provides the majority of flights from Singapore to Chennai, with daily departures and no connections required. Air India, India Express, SilkAir, Scoot, and Singapore also offer similar flights. Other airlines, including AirAsia, British Airways, Cathay, Emirates, Etihad, Jet Airways, Lufthansa, Malaysia, Malindo, Qatar, Srilankan, Thai, and Thai AirAsia, provide daily departures but require a connection.

3. How long is the flight?

If you book a direct flight from Singapore to Chennai you can expect it to take approximately 3 hours and 55 minutes. With layovers, flights will typically take 7 hours or longer. Chennai is 2 hours and 30 minutes behind Singapore.

4. Climate changes between Singapore to Chennai

Chennai and Singapore both have fairly constant warm temperatures. Chennai has abundant rainfall, especially in October and November, while Singapore experiences heavy rainfall from November through January.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

Chennai’s currency is the Indian Rupee and it can be acquired at most Chennai banks, international airports, hotels and money exchange booths.

The language spoken in Chennai is Tamil, which freely uses English words, but you do not need to be too worried about getting around as the locals can also speak or understand English very well, so you will never be stranded.

City Information

Full of beautiful landmarks and stunning scenes, Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the capital of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. As one of the most visited and safest cities in India, Chennai is truly a wonder to explore. Many of Chennai’s top attractions are water-related, including Marina Beach, Thalankuppam Pier, and the water sports in Muttukadu.

As one of the oldest temples in Chennai, Kapaleeshwarar Temple is a must-visit for history buffs, while the Valluvar Kottam monument is also worth a visit. Get up close with history by taking the heritage tour of Royapuram Fishing Harbour and exploring Alamparai Fort.

If your planned trip time is flexible, be sure to plan your stay in January for the festival of Pongal or Chennai’s new year celebration in April. No matter your reason for visiting Chennai, be sure to make the most of your stay by taking in all that Chennai has to offer.

Singapore to Chennai Last modified: Jan 22, 2024 8:23 -05:00

We've scanned 115,678,683 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Chennai. Air India & Multiple Airlines frequently offer the best deals to Chennai flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Air India
SINMAA
Sat 2/3
nonstop
MAASIN
Sun 10/3
nonstop
$244
Multiple Airlines
SINMAA
Sat 16/3
1 stop
MAASIN
Mon 18/3
1 stop
$305
Singapore
SINMAA
Tue 23/1
nonstop
MAASIN
Tue 6/2
nonstop
$383
Malaysia
SINMAA
Sun 18/2
1 stop
MAASIN
Thu 22/2
1 stop
$406
Scoot
SINMAA
Mon 19/2
nonstop
MAASIN
Mon 26/2
nonstop
$415
Malindo
SINMAA
Sat 16/3
1 stop
MAASIN
Fri 29/3
1 stop
$435

How Much is a Flight from Singapore to Chennai?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Singapore to Chennai, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $269.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Singapore to Chennai?

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 Singapore to Chennai 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 Singapore to Chennai?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $319 $269
7-14 days $326 $269
14-21 days $326 $269
21-30 days $326 $269
30-60 days $322 $269
60-90 days $324 $269
90+ days $379 $276

Cheapest Day To Fly from Singapore to Chennai

We've examined 231,357,366 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Singapore to Chennai is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$269$269$269$269$269 $269

Compare Flight Prices from Singapore to Chennai 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 Singapore to Chennai flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
January Singapore Chennai Air India 9/1/24 16/1/24 1 $269
February Singapore Chennai Air India 1/2/24 4/2/24 1 $269
March Singapore Chennai Air India 5/3/24 9/3/24 1 $269
April Singapore Chennai Air India 9/4/24 11/4/24 2 $276
May Singapore Chennai Air India 11/5/24 19/5/24 2 $343
June Singapore Chennai Air India 29/6/24 7/7/24 2 $343
July Singapore Chennai Air India 14/7/24 28/7/24 2 $327
August Singapore Chennai Air India 2/8/24 4/8/24 1 $371

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Singapore to Chennai

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$295
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$295 $362
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$362 $275
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$275 $269
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
$269 $352
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
$352

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Singapore to Chennai

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 Singapore to Chennai is $326.

The average price for direct flights from Singapore to Chennai is $376.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Singapore to Chennai - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
IndiGo 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 00:50 08:35
Air India 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 04:00 04:00
India Express 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 19:10 19:10
SilkAir 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 02:00 02:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Singapore to Chennai

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 Singapore to Chennai. 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 Singapore to Chennai is $215.

The average price for round trip flights from Singapore to Chennai is $326.

Singapore to Chennai Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Singapore to Chennai?
Answer: The average Singapore to Chennai flight time is 4 hours and 9 minutes.
Question: How far is Chennai from Singapore?
Answer: The distance from Singapore to Chennai is 2,920 kilometers (1,815 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Singapore to Chennai?
Answer: There are 25 direct flights from Singapore to Chennai.
Question: What are the most popular Singapore airlines for direct flights from Singapore to Chennai?
Answer: IndiGo Air provides 56% of the non-stop flights between Singapore and Chennai.

Singapore to Chennai Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Singapore and Chennai. 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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