Delhi to Chennai Flights

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Are you craving for some sun and sand? Then you should book Delhi to Chennai flights. The capital of Tamil Nadu is a popular city in the south, often visited by millions of travellers. When you book flights to Chennai with IndiGo, you get several benefits, including 6E Prime service where you get a combo of fast-forward service, snack choices and choose a seat. 

You can also use the 6E BagPort service to get your luggage delivered seamlessly from the airport to your door. Chennai is a prime gateway for exploring other coastal destinations in the southeast such as Mahabalipuram, and Pondicherry. IndiGo offers a wide range of Delhi to Chennai flight tickets, where you can enjoy rich heritage and traditions, beautiful temples and delicious South Indian cuisine.

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Chennai is also known as the cultural capital of India due to its diverse population and several places of worship of different religions. Book a flight from Delhi to Chennai and arrive to find out that the city has a rich history. Some landmarks such as Kapaleeshwarar Temple and Connemara Public Library are still standing. When you plan your visit, look for the cheapest flights from Delhi to Chennai.

  • Distance: The aerial distance between Delhi and Chennai is 1757 km.
  • Flight details: To book an Delhi to Chennai flight, visit the official IndiGo website and make sure to book your return route flights from Chennai to Delhi.
  • Flight duration: The duration of your Delhi to Chennai flight tickets depends on when you choose to travel. You can go to the website and select your preferred date of travel.
  • Flight price: You can find the lowest flight from Delhi to Chennai but it depends on when you book your flight ticket. However, the cost of a flight may range between INR 8,000 and INR 12,000.
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Places to visit in Chennai

Chennai has a series of temples and other attractions but one of the best is Marina Beach, it is the longest beach in India. You can book flights to Chennai and explore the following attractions.

  • Marina Beach: Marina Beach one of the first choices to visit while in Chennai. This beach is the longest beach in India and the second-longest beach in the world. From here you get beautiful view of the sunrise and sunset. Marina Beach is popular place to visit for activities like windsurfing, and beach volleyball.
  • Theosophical Society's Huddleston Gardens: Theosophical Society Huddleston Gardens is located in Adyar, the main district of Chennai. The place was founded in 1883 and covers an area of ​​260 hectares. Huddleston Gardens is also a bird watcher's paradise with a wide variety of migratory birds. In the centre of the garden stands the tallest banyan tree in the world, said to be 450 years old.
  • Pulicat Lake: This lake is a must see and not far from town. The tranquil atmosphere invites you to spend a relaxing day. Boat tours are popular here, and fishing is also possible. Due to its remoteness from the city, the lake is a great place for birdwatching and several species of birds can be spotted here. In fact, near Pulicat Lake is the Nelapattu Bird Sanctuary, where you can see rare birds such as flamingos, kingfishers, pelicans and crested ibises.
  • Kapaleeshwarar Temple: One of the oldest temples in the city, it is believed to have been built by King Pallava in the 7th century and is a must-see in Chennai. The architecture is not as old as it seems, about 400 years old. It is therefore believed that the Portuguese destroyed the original temple, and the current construction dates to the 16th century, as mentioned in the song of Nayanmars.
  • National Museum: Established in 1907, the National Museum houses beautiful Indo-Saracenic architecture. The site is made of red sandstone with four sections - Tanjore Painting Gallery, Ravi Varma Painting Gallery, Indian Traditional Art Gallery and Decorative Arts Gallery. Artists will love this place. Most of the paintings on display are from his 11th century.
  • Little Mount Shrine: Little Mount Shrine is steeped in history. This is the cave where Saint Thomas hid from his martyrdom. There is also a rock carved with the footprints of St. Thomas. The location offers good views of the city and Chennai airport. If you want to feel the good old days and enjoy the pleasant atmosphere, Oyama Shrine is a must-see.

Chennai International Airport

Chennai International Airport (MAA) is located 20 km away from the city. You can find many options to get to the airport from the city via buses and taxis. You can also find app-based taxis in Chennai.

Reasons to visit Delhi

Delhi is India’s top tourist destination with thousands of old attractions and nature places. It has a perfect blend of tradition and modernity. So, if you book flights to Delhi, below is a list of top tourist attractions that you need to visit.

  • Qutub Minar: It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the tallest minaret in India. The entire complex is beautifully designed with intricate details. It has five-storey minaret with intricate inscription all over it.
  • India Gate: Delhi's India Gate is a beautiful structure built to commemorate the Indian soldiers who died in World War I. A flame named Amar Jawan Jyoti can be seen between the giant arches.
  • Humayun's Tomb: An iconic garden-style mausoleum showcasing elaborate Mughal architecture. Built by Bega Begum in memory of her late husband Humayun, who was a Mughal emperor.
  • Purana Qila: Located next to Delhi Zoo, this old fort is often overlooked, but it is one of the best places to visit. The ruins are steeped in history and the buildings date back to his 16th century.
  • Rashtrapati Bhavan: Rashtrapati Bhavan is an iconic attraction in Delhi, despite not being able to go inside, you can still the marvellous building from afar. The best way to do this is through the Rajpath, which literally means 'King’s Way', from India Gate to Rashtrapati Bhavan.
  • National Museum: The National Museum is one of the largest museum in Delhi. There are several galleries, some exhibiting contemporary art, and others exhibiting historical artwork from all major eras.

Know Indira Gandhi International Airport

Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) is located in Palam, 16 km from the city. The airport is easy to reach through the Airport Express (metro), taxis and bus shuttles.

FAQs about Delhi to Chennai flights

Does IndiGo offer non-stop flights from New Delhi to Chennai ?

IndiGo operates more than 90 non-stop weekly flights between Chennai and all other key locations.

Which is the cheapest month to book flights from New Delhi to Chennai?

There are no such specific months to book cheapest flights, however, we recommend, booking your flight tickets at least two months in advance.

What is the best time to visit Chennai?

November to February is the best time to visit Chennai.

What all domestic destinations does IndiGo cover from New Delhi?

IndiGo has 54 domestic destinations from multiple cities. We currently operate flights to 52 domestic destinations and have opened sale of tickets to Shillong in India.

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