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Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu Colombo
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Sat, 23 Mar CMB - MAA
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£193 £148
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Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu Colombo
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Wed, 15 May MAA - CMB
£42 £41
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Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu Colombo
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Mon, 04 Mar MAA - CMB
Thu, 07 Mar CMB - MAA
£149 £146
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Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu Colombo
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Wed, 28 Feb MAA - CMB
Sat, 02 Mar CMB - MAA
£174 £170
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Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu Colombo
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Thu, 14 Mar MAA - CMB
Thu, 14 Mar CMB - MAA
£175 £173
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
66% Trains in Colombo are 66% cheaper than in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu.
Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu £0.38
Colombo £0.13
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
78% The average meal is 78% more expensive in Colombo than in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu.
Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu £1.43
Colombo £2.54
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 398.57 LKR
1 LKR = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 22 February 2024
Distance: 427 miles
Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu airports
Chennai International Airport (MAA) How far from city centre: 10 miles
Colombo airports
Katunayake International (CMB) How far from city centre: 17 miles
Ratmalana (RML) How far from city centre: 17 miles
Beira Lake (BYV) How far from city centre: 1 miles

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Frequently asked questions about flights from Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu to Colombo

How long does the flight take to go from Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu to Colombo?
The total flight time between Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu and Colombo is of around 01:25 hours on average, considering an average distance of 648 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu to Colombo at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu to Colombo is 41£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Colombo expensive to visit compared to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Colombo costs an average of 0.30 GBP, 68% cheaper than Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, with a fare of 0.95 GBP, while train tickets costs 66% less in Colombo: 0.13 GBP against 0.38 GBP in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 2.54 GBP in Colombo, 78% more than the 1.43 GBP in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu. The price of the coffee is around 28% more expensive in Colombo, with an average of 1.75 GBP , while in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu the coffee costs 1.37 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu to Colombo?
The most popular months to book a trip from Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu to Colombo are January, December and October, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu to Colombo?
The best time of the year to go to Colombo when flying from Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, January is the top 1º month to fly to Colombo from Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, June, May and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu - Colombo.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu to Colombo?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Sri Lanka may apply when travelling from Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
How is the weather in Colombo compared to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu?
While in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu the temperatures can reach an average of 39.56 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,Colombo's temperatures can go up to 34.0 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 20.54 ºC in Colombo, compared to the 20.33 ºC average degrees reported in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu. During the winter period, Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu can register 8.3 mm precipitation, while Colombo have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu and Colombo?
The main airport route flying between Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu and Colombo is: Chennai International Airport (MAA) to Katunayake International (CMB). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • IndiGo.
  • Srilankan Airlines.
  • Air India.
Airlines with indirect flights from Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu to Colombo are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu to Colombo are:
  • IndiGo, stoping in Bangalore for 210 minutes minimun.
Flight Duration 1 h and 25 m Flights between Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu and Colombo take, on average, 1 h and 25 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £41 Cheapest price for a flight between Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu and Colombo found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Chennai International Airport The airport Chennai International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu and Colombo
Arriving Airport Katunayake International Flights departing Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu with Colombo as destination arrive at Katunayake International

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