Cheap flights from Chennai to Sri Lanka

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Chennai (MAA) to Sri Lanka

All the information you need to plan the best MAA to CMB flight in 2022: compare Chennai to Sri Lanka flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sri Lanka.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Chennai to Sri Lanka?

To save up to 17% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 43 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Chennai to Sri Lanka from ₹ 11,978 1-2 weeks out and tickets from ₹ 13,243 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chennai to Sri Lanka (MAA - LK)?

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

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chennai to Sri Lanka?

Flights from Chennai to Sri Lanka lean towards being more expensive in September. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chennai to Sri Lanka in April, with the cheapest ticket starting at ₹ 9,672.

Cheap flights from Chennai to Sri Lanka in January, February 2022

The best prices found for MAA to Sri Lanka flights in January, February
31 Jan - 23 Feb
₹ 10,713pp
MAA
Chennai
SpiceJet
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SpiceJet
Direct
MAA
Chennai
24 Jan - 28 Jan
₹ 10,788pp
MAA
Chennai
SpiceJet
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SpiceJet
Direct
MAA
Chennai
25 Jan - 26 Jan
₹ 10,937pp
MAA
Chennai
IndiGo
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
IndiGo
Direct
MAA
Chennai

Chennai to Sri Lanka 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sri Lanka from Chennai found for this year
31 Jan - 23 Feb
₹ 10,713pp
MAA
Chennai
SpiceJet
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SpiceJet
Direct
MAA
Chennai
24 Jan - 28 Jan
₹ 10,788pp
MAA
Chennai
SpiceJet
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SpiceJet
Direct
MAA
Chennai
25 Jan - 26 Jan
₹ 10,937pp
MAA
Chennai
IndiGo
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
IndiGo
Direct
MAA
Chennai

Direct flights to Sri Lanka from Chennai

Save time with Chennai to Sri Lanka direct flight deals
31 Jan - 23 Feb
₹ 10,713pp
MAA
Chennai
SpiceJet
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SpiceJet
Direct
MAA
Chennai
30 Jan - 31 Jan
₹ 10,788pp
MAA
Chennai
SpiceJet
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SpiceJet
Direct
MAA
Chennai
28 Feb - 6 Mar
₹ 11,309pp
MAA
Chennai
SpiceJet
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SpiceJet
Direct
MAA
Chennai

Last-minute flights from Chennai to Sri Lanka

Late deals on return flights to Sri Lanka from Chennai, departing today and this week
27 Jan - 30 Jan
₹ 10,788pp
MAA
Chennai
SpiceJet
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
SpiceJet
Direct
MAA
Chennai
25 Jan - 26 Jan
₹ 10,937pp
MAA
Chennai
IndiGo
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
IndiGo
Direct
MAA
Chennai
28 Jan - 12 Feb
₹ 11,457pp
MAA
Chennai
IndiGo
Direct
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
CMB
Colombo Bandaranaike Intl
IndiGo
Direct
MAA
Chennai

One-way flights to Sri Lanka from Chennai

The cheapest one-way flights from Chennai to Sri Lanka
19:35 - 21:00
SpiceJet
Direct
1h 25m
MAA - CMB
SpiceJet
₹ 5,505
Kiwi.com
19:40 - 21:00
Air India
Direct
1h 20m
MAA - CMB
Air India
₹ 6,547
06:45 - 10:00
SriLankan Airlines
1 stop
3h 15m
MAA - CMB
SriLankan Airlines
₹ 7,440
Tripmonster

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Flight FAQs

From Chennai to Sri Lanka

What airport do you fly from for flights from Chennai to Sri Lanka?

Most people fly from Chennai (MAA) if they book a flight from Chennai to Sri Lanka. Chennai is conveniently located just 16.5 km from Chennai’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Chennai to Sri Lanka have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Chennai to Sri Lanka that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are SriLankan Airlines, IndiGo, and SpiceJet. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Chennai to Sri Lanka for under ₹ 10,800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chennai to Sri Lanka for under ₹ 10,800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SpiceJet for just ₹ 10,713, but on average you can expect to pay ₹ 11,978.

Are there direct flights from Chennai to Sri Lanka for under ₹ 10,800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Chennai to Sri Lanka under ₹ 10,800. A good price for a direct flight from Chennai to Sri Lanka is less than ₹ 12,722.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chennai to Sri Lanka for under ₹ 10,800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chennai to Sri Lanka within the next 7 days for less than ₹ 10,800.

What days are direct flights available from Chennai to Sri Lanka?

Direct flights can be found on the following days: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Chennai to Sri Lanka on average per day?

4 flight departures from Chennai to Sri Lanka per day on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 25% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 25% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Chennai to Sri Lanka?

Airlines like SpiceJet, IndiGo, and Air India fly from Chennai to Sri Lanka in about 1h 20m. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Chennai and Sri Lanka are separated by a distance of 650 km. All flights are typically direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chennai to Sri Lanka one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for IndiGo. According to our data, you can fly for as low as ₹ 4,613. Users have also found prices from ₹ 5,133 and ₹ 6,547 on SpiceJet and Air India, respectively.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chennai to Sri Lanka?

Before booking your flight to Sri Lanka from Chennai, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Air India (91%), SriLankan Airlines (66%), IndiGo( 60%).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chennai to Sri Lanka?

Before booking your flight from Chennai to Sri Lanka, check out the most popular airlines for this route: IndiGo, Air India or Malaysia Airlines.

What are the cheapest flights from Chennai to Sri Lanka?

On average you can expect to pay ₹ 7,933 for a flight from Chennai to Sri Lanka. The cheapest flight overall is ₹ 2,722 while the most popular route, (Chennai - Colombo Bandaranaike Intl) is currently priced at ₹ 11,457.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sri Lanka from Chennai?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chennai to Sri Lanka

Most visitors from Chennai need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Sri Lanka.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chennai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Sri Lanka.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chennai are not required to quarantine after entering Sri Lanka.

Documents
Health Declaration Form - Travelers are required to complete a health declaration form before arriving in Sri Lanka. Each traveler must have their own form filled out.

Health Pass For Public Activity - Travelers are required to present proof of vaccination before checking in to hotels and other public places. The health pass should be presented as valid proof of vaccination.

Health Insurance - Travelers must pay for COVID-19 local travel insurance at USD $12 with coverage of USD $50,000 for up to 1 month.

Fully vaccinated travelers are recommended to have comprehensive travel insurance that will cover health and other expenses related to COVID-19. If traveling with unvaccinated or not-fully vaccinated children, the comprehensive travel insurance should be extended to also cover them.




Do I need a test to fly back to Chennai from Sri Lanka?

Returning to Chennai from Sri Lanka

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sri Lanka must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chennai.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sri Lanka are not required to quarantine after entering Chennai.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chennai to Sri Lanka.
Today's exchange rate
₹ 1 = Rs 2.71
Flight duration from MAA to Sri Lanka
1h 24m

Airports servicing Chennai

Airports servicing

Bentota River (BJT)
Batticaloa (BTC)
Dikwella Mawella Lagoon (DIW)
Sigiriya (GIU)
Hambantota Mattala Rajapaksa Int'l (HRI)
Koggala (KCT)

Top 4 airlines flying from Chennai to Sri Lanka

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Chennai to Sri Lanka choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air India
₹ 8,196 ₹ 12,949 No cancel fee N/A
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IndiGo
₹ 9,028 ₹ 12,706 No cancel fee 80%
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SpiceJet
₹ 9,330 ₹ 11,735 No cancel fee 65%
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SriLankan Airlines
₹ 10,231 ₹ 15,216 No cancel fee 68%
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