Cheap flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport

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How to find the cheapest flight from Chennai (MAA) to Colombo (CMB)

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

₹ 132 - ₹ 185

CMB

Temperature

27 - 28 °C

CMB

Rainfall

60 - 350 mm

Popular inNovemberHigh demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop
Round-trip from₹ 10,510From Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
One-way from₹ 7,564One-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 26 days early can save you up to 7% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 26 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 ₹ 13,695 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 ₹ 14,571 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 September. Prices to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from Chennai average ₹ 13,536. You can even find prices in September for less than ₹ 13,536, as users have found deals to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from as low as ₹ 9,634. The month of November 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 8%.

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 September, October 2022

The best prices found for MAA to CMB flights in September, October
29 Sep - 5 Oct
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,501

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/21/22

20 Oct - 25 Oct
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,740

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/21/22

22 Sep - 27 Sep
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,978

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/21/22

Chennai to Colombo 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Chennai found for this year
29 Sep - 5 Oct
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,501

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/21/22

20 Oct - 25 Oct
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,740

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/21/22

4 Nov - 10 Nov
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 20m
₹ 12,899

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/19/22

Cheap SriLankan Airlines flights from Chennai to Colombo

29 Sep - 5 Oct
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,501

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/21/22

20 Jan - 25 Jan
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 20m
₹ 12,580

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/21/22

20 Oct - 25 Oct
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,740

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/21/22

  • If you’re travelling from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport, one of the more common airlines travelling that route is SriLankan Airlines. Flights on this route from SriLankan Airlines typically cost ₹ 171 RT, a price that is 7310% cheaper than the average Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport flight. The cheapest flight found was ₹ 140 RT. When travelling from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport on SriLankan Airlines, 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, SriLankan Airlines flights are 196% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Air India flights from Chennai to Colombo

10 Oct - 13 Oct
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 20m
₹ 13,058

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/21/22

5 Jan - 10 Jan
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 13,217

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/22/22

1 Oct - 2 Oct
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 20m
₹ 13,456

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/21/22

  • 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 ₹ 171 RT, a price that is 7681% more expensive than the average Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport flight. The cheapest flight found was ₹ 164 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 116% 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
20 Jan - 25 Jan
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 20m
₹ 12,580

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/21/22

20 Oct - 25 Oct
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,740

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/21/22

4 Nov - 10 Nov
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 20m
₹ 12,899

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/19/22

Last-minute flights from Chennai to Colombo

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

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,501

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/21/22

29 Sep - 9 Oct
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,978

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/21/22

29 Sep - 4 Oct
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 13,058

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/21/22

One-way flights to Colombo from Chennai

The cheapest one-way flights from Chennai to Colombo
7 Nov
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
₹ 5,494

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/19/22

11 Oct
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
₹ 5,972

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/20/22

29 Oct
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
₹ 6,051

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/20/22

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 3 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 ₹ 12,600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under ₹ 12,600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SriLankan Airlines for just ₹ 12,580, but on average you can expect to pay ₹ 13,536.

Are there direct flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under ₹ 12,600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport under ₹ 12,600. A good price for a direct flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is less than ₹ 13,536.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under ₹ 12,500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than ₹ 12,500.

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

SriLankan Airlines, at ₹ 12,580, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Air India and SpiceJet. These flights start at 7% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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 Air India (₹ 5,494), SpiceJet (₹ 6,609), and IndiGo (₹ 6,768).

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 (98%), Air India (93%), SriLankan Airlines( 84%).

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

On average you can expect to pay ₹ 10,120 for a flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. The cheapest flight overall is ₹ 6,201 while the most popular route, (Chennai - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl) is currently priced at ₹ 12,501.

Other flights to Colombo

Alternative routes for Chennai to Colombo

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Madurai to Colombofrom ₹ 18,495 pp
Tiruchirappalli to Colombofrom ₹ 19,809 pp

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
GoFirstCheapest₹ 10,335Average₹ 10,459FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time57%COVID-19 safety
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SpiceJetCheapest₹ 10,625Average₹ 12,949FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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IndiGoCheapest₹ 11,152Average₹ 13,640FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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SriLankan AirlinesCheapest₹ 12,182Average₹ 14,027FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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Air IndiaCheapest₹ 13,044Average₹ 13,584FlexibilityNo 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
18%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
17%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
13%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
52%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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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
Sunday4daily flights
Monday3daily flights
Tuesday3daily flights
Wednesday5daily flights
Thursday4daily flights
Friday4daily flights
Saturday2daily flights