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Colombo Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
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£183 £175
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£87 £86
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£129 £124
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Thu, 13 Jun MAA - CMB
£135 £128
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£129 £126
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
123% Trains are 123% more expensive in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu than in Colombo.
Colombo £0.13
Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu £0.29
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
46% A meal in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu is 46% cheaper than a meal in Colombo.
Colombo £2.64
Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu £1.43
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 106.03 INR
1 INR = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 27 May 2024
Distance: 427 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
Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu airports
Chennai International Airport (MAA) How far from city centre: 10 miles

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

How long does the flight take to go from Colombo to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu?
The total flight time between Colombo and Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu is of around 01:28 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 Colombo to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Colombo to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu is 86£. 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 Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu expensive to visit compared to Colombo?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu costs an average of 0.95 GBP, 197% more expensive than Colombo, with a fare of 0.32 GBP, while train tickets costs 123% more in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu: 0.29 GBP against 0.13 GBP in Colombo. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.43 GBP in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, 46% less than the 2.64 GBP in Colombo. The price of the coffee is around 34% cheaper in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, with an average of 1.30 GBP, while in Colombo the coffee costs 1.98 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Colombo to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu?
The most popular months to book a trip from Colombo to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu are December, June and August, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Colombo to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu?
The best time of the year to go to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu when flying from Colombo 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 Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu from Colombo in terms of searches from our customer, followed by December and August. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, March and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Colombo - Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Colombo to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions India may apply when travelling from Colombo. 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 Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu compared to Colombo?
While in Colombo the temperatures can reach an average of 34.0 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 3.0 mm ,Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu's temperatures can go up to 39.56 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 20.33 ºC in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, compared to the 20.54 ºC average degrees reported in Colombo. During the winter period, Colombo can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu have an average of 8.3 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Colombo and Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu?
The main airport route flying between Colombo and Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu is: Katunayake International (CMB) to Chennai International Airport (MAA). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • IndiGo.
  • Srilankan Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Colombo to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu are:
Emirates, stoping in Dubai for 105 minutes minimun.
Flight Duration 1 h and 28 m Flights between Colombo and Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu take, on average, 1 h and 28 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £86 Cheapest price for a flight between Colombo and Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Katunayake International The airport Katunayake International is the departure airport operating flights between Colombo and Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
Arriving Airport Chennai International Airport Flights departing Colombo with Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu as destination arrive at Chennai International Airport

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