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 2023: compare Chennai to Colombo flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Colombo.

MAA - CMB

Price

₹ 166 - ₹ 176

CMB

Temperature

27 - 28 °C

CMB

Rainfall

60 - 350 mm

Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 2% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Round-trip from₹ 13,538From Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
One-way from₹ 6,851One-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 20 days early can save you up to 2% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 20 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 ₹ 13,946 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 ₹ 14,354 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 February. Prices to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from Chennai average ₹ 14,007. You can even find prices in February for less than ₹ 14,007, as users have found deals to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport from as low as ₹ 11,825. The month of August 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 2%.

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 January, February 2023

The best prices found for MAA to CMB flights in January, February
31 Jan - 7 Feb
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 20m
₹ 13,293

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/1

30 Jan - 6 Feb
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 20m
₹ 13,375

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/1

15 Feb - 20 Feb
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 13,456

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/1

Chennai to Colombo 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Colombo from Chennai found for this year
13 Mar - 16 Mar
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,641

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/1

16 Mar - 18 Mar
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 13,293

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/1

19 Sep - 26 Sep
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 25m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 13,375

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/1

Cheap Air India flights from Chennai to Colombo

13 Mar - 16 Mar
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,641

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/1

31 Jan - 7 Feb
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 20m
₹ 13,293

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/1

15 Feb - 20 Feb
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 13,456

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/1

Cheap SriLankan Airlines flights from Chennai to Colombo

5 Feb - 17 Feb
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 20m
₹ 13,375

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/1

31 Jan - 6 Feb
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 20m
₹ 13,456

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/1

1 Feb - 9 Feb
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 20m
₹ 13,538

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/1

Direct flights to Colombo from Chennai

Save time with Chennai to Colombo direct flight deals
13 Mar - 16 Mar
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 12,641

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/1

16 Mar - 18 Mar
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 25m
₹ 13,293

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/1

5 Feb - 17 Feb
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 20m
₹ 13,375

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/1

Last-minute flights from Chennai to Colombo

Late deals on return flights to Colombo from Chennai, departing today and this week
31 Jan - 7 Feb
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 20m
₹ 13,293

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/1

5 Feb - 17 Feb
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 20m
₹ 13,375

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/1

31 Jan - 6 Feb
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 20m
CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

MAA

Chennai

Nonstop

1h 20m
₹ 13,456

SriLankan Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/1

One-way flights to Colombo from Chennai

The cheapest one-way flights from Chennai to Colombo
29 Mar
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 15m
₹ 6,280

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 25/1

31 Jan
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
₹ 6,361

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 26/1

3 Feb
MAA

Chennai

CMB

Colombo Bandaranaike Intl

Nonstop

1h 10m
₹ 6,443

Air India

Pick Dates

Deal found 24/1

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 6 daily outbound flights to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl from 6 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 IndiGo 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 ₹ 12,700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under ₹ 12,700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air India for just ₹ 12,641, but on average you can expect to pay ₹ 14,027.

Are there direct flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under ₹ 12,700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport under ₹ 12,700. A good price for a direct flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is less than ₹ 14,027.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport for under ₹ 13,300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport within the next 7 days for less than ₹ 13,300.

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

You can find direct flights on the following days: Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday.

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

Per day, 2 flights depart from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 50% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 50% 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 10m. Air India provides one of the quickest options available for as low as ₹ 12,641. The distance between Chennai and Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport is about 650 km. All flights are typically nonstop.

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

Air India, at ₹ 12,641, was found to be the cheapest airline from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include SriLankan Airlines and IndiGo. These flights start at 9% 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 (₹ 6,280), SriLankan Airlines (₹ 6,524), and IndiGo (₹ 6,851).

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 Air Arabia.

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 (89%), Air India (78%), Ethiopian Air( 78%).

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

On average you can expect to pay ₹ 27,739 for a flight from Chennai to Colombo Bandaranaike Intl Airport. The cheapest flight overall is ₹ 6,372 while the most popular route, (Chennai - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl) is currently priced at ₹ 13,456.

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 ₹ 18,349 pp
Coimbatore to Colombofrom ₹ 18,541 pp
Tiruchirappalli to Colombofrom ₹ 18,725 pp

Top 4 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₹ 11,032Average₹ 13,406FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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IndiGoCheapest₹ 12,381Average₹ 14,263FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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SriLankan AirlinesCheapest₹ 12,555Average₹ 14,171FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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Air IndiaCheapest₹ 12,936Average₹ 13,744FlexibilityNo 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
15%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
32%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
3%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
50%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
Sunday5daily flights
Monday7daily flights
Tuesday5daily flights
Wednesday6daily flights
Thursday8daily flights
Friday5daily flights
Saturday7daily flights
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