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Shanghai to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu flights

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Last checked on 21 April 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
57%

Trains in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu are 57% cheaper than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£0.44
Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
£0.19
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
65%

A meal in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu is 65% cheaper than a meal in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£3.3
Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
£1.15
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
38%

A taxi fare in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu is 38% cheaper than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£1.54
Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
£0.96
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
54%

Coffee in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu is 54% cheaper than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£3.05
Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu
£1.41
Shanghai airports
  • ( Hongqiao (SHA)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Pu Dong (PVG)
    How far from city centre: 19 miles
Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu airports
  • ( Chennai International Airport (MAA)
    How far from city centre: 10 miles
K Distance: 2896 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Shanghai to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu

😷 Is it safe to travel from Shanghai to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu during the Covid-19 situation?
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🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Shanghai to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu at Opodo?
At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest flight available from Shanghai to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu. Considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys, our search engine works to provides always the best price with the best conditions.
💰 Is Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu expensive to visit compared to Shanghai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu costs an average of 1.00 GBP, 36% cheaper than Shanghai, with a fare of 1.57 GBP, while train tickets costs 56% less in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu: 0.20 GBP against 0.45 GBP in Shanghai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 1.21 GBP in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, 64% less than the 3.35 GBP in Shanghai. The price of the coffee is around 54% cheaper in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu, with an average of 1.46 GBP, while in Shanghai the coffee costs 3.16 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Shanghai to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu?
The most popular months to book a trip from Shanghai to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu are December, November and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Shanghai to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu?
The best time of the year to go to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu when flying from Shanghai 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 Shanghai 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, February, March and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Shanghai -  Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Shanghai to Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu?
The total flight time between Shanghai and Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu is of around 08:30 hours on average, considering an average distance of 5,123 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu compared to Shanghai?
While in Shanghai the temperatures can reach an average of 37.03 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 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 -2.66 ºC average degrees reported in Shanghai. During the winter period, Shanghai can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu have an average of 8.3 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Shanghai and Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu?
The main airport route flying between Shanghai and Chennai (Madras), Tamil Nadu is: null (null) to null (null). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
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