Cheap flights from Chennai International to Colombo

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The best prices from Chennai International to Colombo are usually found in April or March, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

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Chennai International (MAA) to Colombo (CMB)

MAA - CMB
Price
₹ 10,504 - ₹ 13,662
CMB
Temperature
30 - 33 °C
CMB
Rainfall
34 - 303 mm

Popular in

September

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 9% potential price drop

Round-trip from

₹ 10,504

From Chennai International to Colombo

One-way from

₹ 5,068

One-way flight from Chennai International to Colombo

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Chennai International to Colombo?

Departing on a Sunday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 4% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chennai International to Colombo?

To save on the cost of your flight from Chennai International to Colombo, book at least 30 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 16% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from ₹ 19,465 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as ₹ 21,522.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chennai International to Colombo?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Colombo from Chennai International average ₹ 18,216. You can even find prices in August for less than ₹ 18,216, as users have found deals to Colombo from as low as ₹ 15,719. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Colombo from Chennai International. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 10%.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Chennai International to Colombo in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 20% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Chennai International to Colombo in March, April 2021

20 Apr - 23 Apr
₹ 8,006pp
MAA
Chennai
SpiceJet
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SpiceJet
Direct
MAA
Chennai
7 Apr - 9 Apr
₹ 8,080pp
MAA
Chennai
SpiceJet
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SpiceJet
Direct
MAA
Chennai
4 Apr - 9 Apr
₹ 8,447pp
MAA
Chennai
SpiceJet
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SpiceJet
Direct
MAA
Chennai

Chennai International to Colombo 2021 flight deals

31 Jul - 9 Aug
₹ 7,933pp
MAA
Chennai
SpiceJet
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SpiceJet
Direct
MAA
Chennai
20 Apr - 23 Apr
₹ 8,006pp
MAA
Chennai
SpiceJet
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SpiceJet
Direct
MAA
Chennai
7 Apr - 9 Apr
₹ 8,080pp
MAA
Chennai
SpiceJet
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SpiceJet
Direct
MAA
Chennai

Direct flights to Colombo from Chennai International

31 Jul - 9 Aug
₹ 7,933pp
MAA
Chennai
SpiceJet
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SpiceJet
Direct
MAA
Chennai
20 Apr - 23 Apr
₹ 8,006pp
MAA
Chennai
SpiceJet
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SpiceJet
Direct
MAA
Chennai
7 Apr - 9 Apr
₹ 8,080pp
MAA
Chennai
SpiceJet
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SpiceJet
Direct
MAA
Chennai

Last-minute flights from Chennai International to Colombo

11 Mar - 18 Mar
₹ 37,755pp
MAA
Chennai
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
11 Mar - 18 Mar
₹ 38,489pp
MAA
Chennai
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
11 Mar - 17 Mar
₹ 40,179pp
MAA
Chennai
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai

One-way flights to Colombo from Chennai International

20:05 - 21:40
SpiceJet
Direct
1h 35m
MAA - CMB
SpiceJet
₹ 5,069
Gate1.co.in
06:00 - 07:25
SriLankan Airlines
Direct
1h 25m
MAA - CMB
SriLankan Airlines
₹ 5,950
Gotogate
01:55 - 03:20
Air India
Direct
1h 25m
MAA - CMB
Air India
₹ 7,493
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Chennai International to Colombo

Can I find flights from Chennai International to Colombo for under ₹ 14,691 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chennai International to Colombo for under ₹ 14,691. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SpiceJet for just ₹ 7,933, but on average you can expect to pay ₹ 11,165.

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, IndiGo, 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.

Are there direct flights from Chennai International to Colombo for under ₹ 14,691 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Chennai International to Colombo under ₹ 14,691. A good price for a direct flight from Chennai International to Colombo is less than ₹ 11,165.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chennai International to Colombo for under ₹ 44,072?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chennai International to Colombo within the next 7 days for less than ₹ 44,072.

Does it rain more in Chennai or Colombo?

Expected rainfall in Chennai is more than in Colombo. You can expect this to be the case over the next 2 days.

Is Chennai weather warmer or cooler than Colombo?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 38 °C range in May. The weather in Colombo is generally colder than Chennai's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Chennai International to Colombo?

There are many flights that can get you from Chennai International to Colombo in 1h 25m. Fly via SriLankan Airlines or SpiceJet to get the fastest option. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Chennai International to Colombo return?

Flying on SpiceJet is currently your cheapest option to Colombo, with prices starting at ₹ 7,933. Another option worth looking into is SriLankan Airlines, starting at ₹ 11,826 return. You may be able to fly from Chennai International to Colombo for 31% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chennai International to Colombo one-way?

₹ 3,673 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from SpiceJet. You may also be able to find cheap deals on SriLankan Airlines and Air India, with prices starting from ₹ 5,950 and ₹ 7,493, respectively.

Destination information for Colombo

Today's exchange rate
₹ 1 = Rs 2.63
Flight duration
1h 35m
Average temperature for March in Colombo
33.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Colombo
69.0 mm

Airports servicing Chennai

Airports servicing Colombo

Top 4 airlines flying from Chennai International to Colombo

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
IndiGo
₹ 121 ₹ 147 No cancel fee 80%
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SpiceJet
₹ 125 ₹ 158 No cancel fee 65%
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Air India
₹ 110 ₹ 174 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air India. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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SriLankan Airlines
₹ 138 ₹ 202 No cancel fee 68%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by SriLankan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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