Cheap flights from Chennai to Bandaranaike Intl

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How to find the cheapest flight from Chennai to Colombo

All the information you need to plan the best MAA to CMB flight in 2022: compare Chennai to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.

MAA - CMB

Price

₹ 143 - ₹ 186

CMB

Temperature

27 - 28 °C

CMB

Rainfall

60 - 350 mm

Popular inSeptemberHigh demand for flights, 15% potential price rise
Cheapest inAprilBest time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop
Round-trip from₹ 11,098From Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
One-way from₹ 5,277One-way flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Users have found that booking a flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport at least 43 days early can save you up to 17% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 43 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for as little as ₹ 12,494 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as ₹ 13,814 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from Chennai average ₹ 12,216. You can even find prices in April for less than ₹ 12,216, as users have found deals to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from as low as ₹ 10,089. The month of September appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from Chennai. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 18%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport (MAA - CMB)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Chennai to Colombo in May, June 2022

The best prices found for MAA to CMB flights in May, June
17 Jun - 22 Jun
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,494

Air India

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Deal found 21/5/22

27 May - 26 Jun
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,572

Air India

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Deal found 21/5/22

7 Jun - 14 Jun
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 30m
₹ 12,650

SpiceJet

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Deal found 21/5/22

Chennai to Colombo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Chennai found for this year
24 Aug - 30 Aug
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,339

Air India

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Deal found 22/5/22

17 Jun - 22 Jun
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,494

Air India

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Deal found 21/5/22

14 Jul - 22 Jul
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,572

Air India

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Deal found 22/5/22

Cheap Air India flights from Chennai to Colombo

24 Aug - 30 Aug
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,339

Air India

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Deal found 22/5/22

17 Jun - 22 Jun
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,494

Air India

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Deal found 21/5/22

14 Jul - 22 Jul
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,572

Air India

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Deal found 22/5/22

  • One of the most popular airlines travelling from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is Air India. Flights on this route from Air India typically cost ₹ 164 RT, a price that is 7524% more expensive than the average Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport flight. The cheapest flight found was ₹ 129 RT. The most popular departure airport in Chennai when flying to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is Chennai Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. When flying from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, Air India flights are 122% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap IndiGo flights from Chennai to Colombo

1 Oct - 5 Oct
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 20m
₹ 14,124

IndiGo

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Deal found 21/5/22

6 Oct - 10 Oct
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 20m
₹ 14,667

IndiGo

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Deal found 21/5/22

1 Oct - 6 Oct
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 00m
₹ 15,211

IndiGo

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Deal found 21/5/22

  • If you’re travelling from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, one of the more common airlines travelling that route is IndiGo. Flights on this route from IndiGo typically cost ₹ 173 RT, a price that is 8164% cheaper than the average Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport flight. The cheapest flight found was ₹ 164 RT. When travelling from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport on IndiGo, the most popular airport to depart from is Chennai Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. When flying from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, IndiGo flights are 56% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Direct flights to Colombo from Chennai

Save time with Chennai to Colombo direct flight deals
24 Aug - 30 Aug
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,339

Air India

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Deal found 22/5/22

17 Jun - 22 Jun
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,494

Air India

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Deal found 21/5/22

14 Jul - 22 Jul
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,572

Air India

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Deal found 22/5/22

Last-minute flights from Chennai to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from Chennai, departing today and this week
29 May - 5 Jun
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 13,348

Air India

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Deal found 23/5/22

31 May - 2 Jun
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 13,503

Air India

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Deal found 20/5/22

30 May - 30 May
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 13,658

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 20/5/22

One-way flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from Chennai

The cheapest one-way flights from Chennai to Colombo
19 Jun
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 40m
₹ 4,889

IndiGo

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Deal found 21/5/22

7 Jun
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 40m
₹ 4,967

IndiGo

View Deal

Deal found 22/5/22

1 Jun
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 5,044

SpiceJet

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Deal found 20/5/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chennai to Colombo flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl?

Located just 16.5 km from the city centre, Chennai is the airport most travellers will use when flying to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from Chennai. Booking flights from Chennai (MAA) to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl should be relatively easy as there are 5 daily outbound flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from 7 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. SriLankan Airlines, Air India, and SpiceJet are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like SriLankan Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under ₹ 12,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under ₹ 12,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air India for just ₹ 12,339, but on average you can expect to pay ₹ 13,814.

Are there direct flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under ₹ 12,400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport under ₹ 12,400. A good price for a direct flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is less than ₹ 13,814.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under ₹ 13,400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than ₹ 13,400.

What days are direct flights available from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport on average per day?

Per day, 7 flights depart from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 14% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 14% of flight departures
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 43% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 29% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

A quick flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport can take about 1h 15m. Air India provides one of the quickest options available for as low as ₹ 12,339. The distance between Chennai and Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is about 650 km. All flights are typically direct.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport round-trip?

Air India, at ₹ 12,339, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include SriLankan Airlines and IndiGo.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport are IndiGo (₹ 4,889), SpiceJet (₹ 5,044), and Air India (₹ 6,208).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Before booking your flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, check out the most popular airlines for this route: IndiGo, Air India or GoFirst.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

Before booking your flight to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from Chennai, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: IndiGo (96%), Air India (94%), SriLankan Airlines( 77%).

What are the cheapest flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport?

On average you can expect to pay ₹ 9,204 for a flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. The cheapest flight overall is ₹ 4,529 while the most popular route, (Chennai - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl) is currently priced at ₹ 12,960.

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Top 5 airlines flying from Chennai to Colombo

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Chennai to Colombo choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
SpiceJetCheapest₹ 9,310Average₹ 11,642FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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IndiGoCheapest₹ 9,988Average₹ 12,733FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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GoFirstCheapest₹ 10,073Average₹ 10,218FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time57%COVID-19 safety
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SriLankan AirlinesCheapest₹ 11,799Average₹ 13,859FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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Air IndiaCheapest₹ 12,750Average₹ 13,436FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Chennai to Colombo

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chennai to Colombo
7%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
14%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
17%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
62%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Chennai to Colombo

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chennai to Colombo
Sunday6daily flights
Monday6daily flights
Tuesday4daily flights
Wednesday6daily flights
Thursday4daily flights
Friday5daily flights
Saturday8daily flights