Flights to Chennai | Skyscanner Malaysia


Find cheap flights to Chennai International Airport (MAA) | Skyscanner

Chennai International Airport (MAA) information

Chennai International Airport is an international airport located in the city of Chennai in Tamil Nadu, India. The airport serves the Chennai Metropolitan Area. The Chennai airport is considered to be India’s fourth busiest airport based on passenger traffic after the airports in Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai.

The Chennai International Terminal has two terminal buildings. Terminal 1, also known as Kamaraj Terminal, serves the domestic flights for the area. It connects Chennai to 20 domestic destinations in India. It is important to note that while it is often referred to as the domestic terminal, the international arrivals area is located at this terminal. The second and newer terminal is called the International Terminal and also known as the Anna Terminal. This terminal connects Chennai to over 20 destinations worldwide.

As an international airport, the Chennai airport offers many services and facilities for passengers. At both terminals, passengers can make use of several lounges – the Travel Club as well as an international lounge and alcohol-free domestic lounge. Other services offered at the airport include duty-free shops, banking services such as ATMs and currency exchange, medical facilities and child care rooms, prayer rooms and free WiFi connection.

Flights to Chennai International Airport

Chennai International Airport handles over 18 million passengers annually as of 2017. Some of the more popular routes served in this Chennai airport include flights from New Delhi to Chennai, flights from Mumbai to Chennai and flights to Chennai from Hyderabad. Popular routes flying out of Malaysia include flights from Kuala Lumpur to Chennai and flights to Chennai from Kota Kinabalu.

There are several airlines that fly from Malaysia to Chennai including a few airlines that offer direct flights such as Malaysia Airlines, AirAsia and Batik Air. Airlines offering connecting flights to Chennai include Malindo Air and Singapore Airlines.

Cheapest flights to Chennai International Airport

As a travel search engine, Skyscanner compares the best and most competitive prices across hundreds of trusted airlines and online travel agents.

See the section on cheapest flights to Chennai International Airport below to book a flight now, or if you have some flexibility on your travel dates, use Skyscanner’s cheapest month feature by picking the ‘whole month’ option and finally ‘cheapest month’ in the date selector found on the search panel located at the top of this page.

Travelling to and from Chennai International Airport to Chennai's city centre

The Chennai International Airport is located approximately 20 kilometres from the city centre of Chennai. A taxi ride from the airport to the city centre can take about 19 minutes of travel time and cost around INR 360-440 (MYR 24-30).

There are cheaper alternatives to get you from the airport to the city centre. Local buses are available from the airport, specifically the 1B and 18A bus lines. These can be found just outside the terminal building or the nearest bus stand along GST road. Taking a rickshaw can also be a cheap and fast option. Similar to local buses, this can be found anywhere outside the terminal building. Rates and travel time will vary, so it is best to check with the airport's customer service counter for the latest information.

For passengers who wish to travel in comfort and privacy, local and international car rental companies are available at the airport such as Chennai Airport Car Rental, Zoomcars, Avis, Hertz and Europcar.


Flexible where you fly? Search nearby airports for bigger savings.

Airports near Chennai

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.