Chennai to Madurai Flights

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Take off with IndiGo hassle-free flight from Chennai to Madurai

It's your time to rediscover India at your own pace with IndiGo flights. Since its inception in 2006, IndiGo has grown into the most budget-friendly airline and has expanded its reach everywhere including Madurai. IndiGo now has flights from Chennai to Madurai to let your travel dreams become a reality and enhance its connectivity with several domestic flights. We at IndiGo believe that travelling is all about creating everlasting memories, so book your Chennai to Madurai tickets with us and create everlasting memories.

With the option of booking flight tickets through the mobile app or the IndiGo website directly, passengers can easily book tickets that are at their fingertips. You can also avail the benefit of cheap flight fares from Chennai to Madurai, so don’t go elsewhere and book with IndiGo. Not only that you can also book a return trip for a flight from Madurai to Chennai and get benefits in flight fares too.

All about Madurai

Located on the banks of River Vaigai, Madurai is the third-largest city in Tamil Nadu. In addition to being a pilgrimage site, Madurai is also known as the cultural capital of Tamil Nadu for its famous Meenakshi Temple. The ancient city is over 2500 yr old and has a wealth of tourist attractions for the delight of visitors. So, add Madurai to your travel list to experience a colourful city that is sure to entice you.

The top tourist attractions in Madurai include – Meenakshi Temple, Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal, Vaigai Dam, Alagar Koil, Samanar Hills, Koodal Azhagar Temple, and Meghamalai. Apart from this, you can also interact with the locals to gain interesting insights about the century-old and historical city.

Don’t know what to do in Madurai? Here is a list of things to do in Madurai

  • Seek blessings at the Meenakshi Temple: Dotted with a number of temples, the Meenakshi Temple is one of the most-visited temples. It is also known as Meenakshi Amman Temple and is located on the banks of the Vaigai river. This century-old temple also finds its mention in the Tamil Sangam Literature and has its door open throughout the year for all religious souls.
  • Explore the Jain Caves: Another thing that you can do in Madurai is exploring the iconic Jain Caves. Many people also hike from the Samanar Hills to Jain Caves to indulge in an adventurous expedition. You can find rock-cut deities at the Jain Caves and also catch alluring views of the countryside of Madurai.
  • Treat your taste buds with South Indian delicacies: Even if you are not a hardcore foodie, you can simply not head back from Madurai without relishing the local and authentic delicacies of the region. From rasam idli, dosa, to lemon rice, Madurai is a haven for those who enjoy South Indian flavours.
  • Relax at the Athisayam amusement park: Beat the scorching heat in Madurai and enjoy water activities at the Athisayam amusement park. The park has several water rides and also has expansive gardens and more for the delight of locals and tourists alike.

Madurai airport information

Madurai Airport has located 12 km from Madurai Railway Station and has a single terminal for arrivals and departures. The airport is equipped with several facilities for the ease of travellers.

  • Airport Address: Airport Rd, Madurai, Tamil Nadu 625022
  • Airport code: IXM

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  • Offers delayed & lost baggage protection: IndiGo provides a Delayed & Lost Baggage Protection add-on at the time of booking, which assures compensation in the event your check-in bags are delayed, lost, or damaged due to any unforeseen circumstance.
  • Chat with Dottie for any query while booking flight tickets: With our AI-powered chat assistant, Dottie you can sort all of your Chennai to Madurai booking queries. You can also grab booking-related notifications and answers to your queries on your favourite messaging app, WhatsApp.
  • Leave travel concession fare: Government officials can book the leave travel concession fare to avail of additional features like a complimentary meal, standard seats, etc, on booking Chennai to Madurai flights with IndiGo.

Chennai to Madurai flight route information

Thanks to India's coolest airline, IndiGo has bridged the gap between the two significant cities of South India. IndiGo offers multiple flights from Chennai to Madurai and even offers a total of five direct flights between the two cities. Not only that, but you can also find out a couple of flights to Madurai at go website. With direct flights, you can now fly to Madurai from Chennai in just 1 hr and 15 min, 1 hr and 20 min and 1 hr and 25 min.

The first flight from Chennai departs at 06:25 hr and arrives at the Madurai airport at 07:45 hr. To avoid any discrepancy, it is best to refer to the website as the flight timings are sometimes subject to change.

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What is Chennai famous for?

From a beautiful coastline to a cultural hub, Chennai, the erstwhile Madras has it all. The city’s port has a history of more than 100 yr, making it one of the key industrial hubs in India. From shopping to nightlife to stunning tourist attractions, Chennai is a vibrant city with people from all walks of life. Chennai is also famous for its cultural and traditional festivals such as Pongal, Natyanjali Dance Festival, Chennai Music Festival and many more.

Apart from this Chennai is also blessed with a number of tourist attractions such as Marina Beach, the Government Museum, Shirdi Sai Baba Temple and many more. Chennai also draws the attention of tourists with its finger-licking delicacies such as idli, dosa, appam, and many more.

Chennai airport information

Chennai International Airport is the main airport serving the city and is one of the busiest airports in India. The airport has two terminals and is located 15 km from the city centre.

  • Airport address: Great Southern Trunk Rd, Meenambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600027
  • Airport IATA code: MAA

FAQs about Chennai to Madurai flights

How many flights fly from Chennai to Madurai on a daily basis?

IndiGo currently operates over 5 non-stop flights from Chennai to Madurai on a daily basis.

What is the minimum time taken by IndiGo to cover the distance between Chennai and Madurai?

IndiGo takes a minimum of 1 hr and 15 min to cover the distance between Chennai and Madurai.

What is the timing of the earliest flight from Chennai to Madurai?

The earliest IndiGo flight departs from the Chennai airport at 06:25 hr, however, depending on the weather and other circumstances, the flight timings are subject to change.

What are the major modes of transportation in Chennai and Madurai for airport transfers?

Local buses, auto, taxis, cabs etc are the preferred modes of transportation in Chennai and Madurai for airport transfers.

What is the best time to visit Madurai?

Madurai is best visited during winters. The months between October to March are ideal for exploring the city.

Can I do a free web check-in for my Chennai to Madurai flights?

Yes, IndiGo allows free web check-in for Chennai to Madurai flights. Web check-in can be done 48 hr to 60 min before the departure of the flight.

How far is the Madurai airport from the Madurai railway station?

The Madurai airport is located 12 km away from the Madurai railway station.

Can I find ATMs at Madurai Airport?

Yes, the Madurai airport has ATMs and cash machines.

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