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Departure Fri, 15 11 2019 Return Sun, 17 11 2019
MAN Manchester
MAA Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
return from £451
Departure Thu, 28 11 2019 Return Mon, 2 12 2019
MAN Manchester
MAA Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
return from £455
Departure Mon, 4 11 2019 Return Wed, 20 11 2019
BHX Birmingham
MAA Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
return from £453
Departure Sat, 30 11 2019 Return Fri, 13 12 2019
BHX Birmingham
MAA Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
return from £517
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 91.52 INR
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1 INR = 0.02 GBP
Last checked on 16 November 2019
Train
Local, one-way ticket
92%

Trains in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu are 92% cheaper than in Manchester.

Manchester
£2.9
Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
£0.22
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
90%

A meal in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu is 90% cheaper than a meal in Manchester.

Manchester
£12
Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
£1.21
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
60%

A taxi fare in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu is 60% cheaper than in Manchester.

Manchester
£3
Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
£1.1
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
58%

Coffee in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu is 58% cheaper than in Manchester.

Manchester
£2.69
Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
£1.13
( Manchester airports
  • ? Manchester International (MAN)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
  • ? Birmingham Intl (BHX)
    How far from city centre: 74 miles
  • ? Liverpool John Lennon (LPL)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
) Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu airports
  • ? Chennai International Airport (MAA)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
L Distance: 5187 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Manchester to Chennai Madras Tamil Nadu

How long is the flight from Manchester to Chennai Madras Tamil Nadu?

There are no direct flights from Manchester to Chennai, so flight duration will depend on the stopover length. Average journey times, including stopover, are around 14 hours.

What are the most common stopovers?

There are a number of options for stopovers on the flight path between Manchester and Chennai. Most travellers connect through airports in the Middle East. Some of the most common stopover cities are Dubai, Mumbai, Muscat, Abu Dhabi, or Frankfurt.

What documentation do I need to fly to Chennai Madras Tamil Nadu from Manchester?

All travellers to India need a visa, whether the purpose of your trip is business, holidays, or city breaks. You can apply for your visa online, or in person at the Indian High Commission in London or Edinburgh.

Is there a time change from Manchester to Chennai Madras Tamil Nadu?

Chennai is in the India Standard Time zone, which is 5 hours and 30 minutes ahead of UK time.

Which airlines fly from Manchester to Chennai Madras Tamil Nadu?

There is a wide choice of airlines flying between Manchester and Chennai, with connections. Some of the most popular airfares are with:

  • Etihad Airways, large Middle Eastern airline with connections through Abu Dhabi.
  • Oman Air, national airline of Oman with connections in Muscat.
  • Emirates, largest airline in the UAE, with connections in Dubai.
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines, offering flights connecting in Jeddah.
  • Lufthansa, Germany's national airline.

How to find cheap flights from Manchester to Chennai Madras Tamil Nadu

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When are the best times to fly from Manchester to Chennai Madras Tamil Nadu?

  • January is one of the best months to visit Chennai, with pleasant daytime temperatures and cooling sea breezes in the evening.
  • June is the cheapest time to go as temperatures are at their warmest, with highs averaging around 38°C. Hotel accommodation rates are slashed at this time of year, and there are some great deals on flights too.
  • October is the month when Indians celebrate Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. Join in the parties, celebratory meals, and extravagant firework displays.

Airports in Manchester

Manchester has one main airport, the busiest UK airport outside London. Manchester Airport (MAN) handles both long-haul and domestic flights.

Useful information about Manchester Airport

Manchester Airport is about 8 miles south of the city centre. It has 3 passenger terminals which are connected with moving walkways.

How to get to the airport:

  • By tram – Manchester's Metrolink tram service provides links from all over the city, about 30 minutes.
  • By coach – National Express service from Manchester Central coach station. Journey time 25 minutes.
  • By car – Manchester Airport is just off the M56 motorway. Short-stay parking is available at the airport, long-stay parking off-site, with shuttle buses to the terminals. Journey time 20 minutes from city centre.

Services: wide range of food and drink concessions, duty-free shopping, 60 minutes free Wi-Fi, showers, luggage lockers, phone and laptop charging.

Airports in Chennai

Chennai has one main airport, Chennai International Airport (MAA) which is the fourth-busiest in India.

Useful information about Chennai International Airport

Chennai International Airport is 15 miles south-west of the city centre in the Meenambakkam and Tirusulam district.

How to get into Chennai from the airport:

  • By train – Chennai Suburban Railway train from Tirusulam station, located across the road from the airport; journey time 30 minutes.
  • By metro – Blue Line offers services between 8am and 10pm, travel time 20 minutes.
  • Bus – local bus service 18A runs from outside the airport gates into the city, journey time 45 minutes.

Services: 2 separate terminals, one for international departures and the other for domestic flights; 45 minutes free Wi-Fi, cash machines, range of food and drink outlets, luggage lockers, showers, mobile charging stations.

What to do and visit in Chennai Madras Tamil Nadu

  • Visit the elaborate, colourful, 17th-century Kapaleeshwarar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, in the Mylapore district, one of Chennai's oldest residential areas.
  • Find out about India's colonial history at the museum in Fort St George, a British colonial fortress.
  • Go shopping in George Town's colourful bazaar and pick up some great souvenirs. Don't be afraid to haggle.
  • Relax in the sunshine on the 8-mile-long Marina Beach, and dip your toes in the Bay of Bengal.
  • Go stargazing at Birla Planetarium.
  • Feast on local Tamil street food like dosas (a crispy filled pancake) or idli (savoury rice cakes).
  • Take a ride through the city streets in an authentic Indian rickshaw.
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