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Chennai – The southern metro city of India

Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu, was established in the 17th century by Britishers. With the second-longest coastline in the world, Chennai is popular for Marina Beach, which is one of the famous tourist spots in the city. Also, zoological parks and Theosophical Society are among the other tourist attractions here. Pulicat Lake, which is located on the outskirts of Chennai, is a treat to the eyes. Rare species of birds and aquatic animals can be witnessed here. Besides, well-designed temples and shrines must be visited when in Chennai. Not just this, the city’s ancient cultural history is worth exploring. You can book flights to Chennai with IndiGo from other cities to experience its beautiful culture. Flight bookings to Chennai can be made either on the website of IndiGo ( or the mobile application.

Popular Domestic flights to Chennai

Adding to the beauty of South India, Chennai offers an extensive display of ancient traditions. When in Chennai, a visit to Mahabalipuram and Tirupati cannot be missed. To avail cheap flights to Chennai, one must regularly visit IndiGo’s website and look for great deals on popular routes like the ones mentioned below.

  • Delhi to Chennai: There are 11 non-stop Delhi to Chennai flights that take 3 hours to reach the destination city. There are two connecting flights with a halt in Hyderabad or Coimbatore, which take approximately 5 hours to reach Chennai. The aerial distance between the two cities is 1760 km.
  • Bengaluru to Chennai: There are 12 non-stop Bengaluru to Chennai flights operated by IndiGo. The usual time taken to complete the journey is 1 hour. The aerial distance between the two cities is 284 km.
  • Coimbatore to Chennai: Covering a distance of 400 km, 13 Coimbatore to Chennai flights are offered by IndiGo. The non-stop flights take an hour or so to reach Chennai whereas the other connecting flights halt in Bengaluru for 2 to 5 hours.
  • Mumbai to Chennai: The aerial distance between Mumbai and Chennai is 1040 km. All non-stop Mumbai to Chennai flights take 2 hours and 15 minutes, whereas the connecting flights reach Chennai via Ahmedabad, Coimbatore, Hyderabad or Bengaluru. For these flights, the halt time is about 4 hours.

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Popular International flights to Chennai

Many historians from different parts of the world remain keen on learning about Chennai. From the structures developed in the Indo-Saracenic style to the modern-day buildings, the architecture of Chennai is an example of pure art. The city features many Dravidian structures and colonial-era buildings. Foreign nationals can book Chennai flight tickets conveniently on the website or mobile app of IndiGo. Here are some of the popular IndiGo flights to Chennai that take off from cities outside India…

  • Colombo to Chennai: The aerial distance between Colombo and Chennai is 640 km. Around six flights are connecting the two cities. And, two of the IndiGo flights are non-stop, which take around 1 hour and 20 minutes to reach Chennai from Colombo, and the other four flights reach the destination city via Bengaluru.
  • London to Chennai: Covering a distance of 8240 km between London and Chennai, six connecting flights are operated by IndiGo on this route. Flights with two halts in Istanbul and Mumbai or Istanbul and Delhi are there. The total travel time is 20 hours, inclusive of the waiting time.
  • Dubai to Chennai: The aerial distance between Dubai and Chennai is 2940 km. There is only one non-stop flight that takes 4 hours and 10 minutes from Dubai to Chennai. Also, there are connecting flights that reach the destination after halting in Mumbai, Delhi, Chandigarh, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad or Ahmedabad. They take approximately 12 hours, including the halt time, to reach Chennai.
  • Singapore to Chennai: Covering a distance of 2920 km between Singapore and Chennai, 24 flights by IndiGo operates on this route.

Finding the lowest airfares

Besides ensuring a smooth and comfortable journey, IndiGo provides opportunities to avail lowest airfares on its flights to Chennai. There are a few offers that go along and keep coming at different intervals. So, it is advisable to continue checking the website for the same. Also, the customer care service can assist you with discount-related and other queries.

FAQs about Flights to Chennai

What would happen if I exceed my free baggage allowance?

In case of domestic travel, a specific amount will be charged per extra kilogram of your baggage, and the same will be a little higher in case of an international journey. 

What items are prohibited on an IndiGo flight?

Any type of acids, poisonous materials, flammable liquids, explosives, bleach, and infectious substances are not allowed on the flight, either in check-in baggage or cabin baggage. Notably, when it comes to cabin baggage, power banks, ammunition and knives are not permitted.

How can I cancel my reservation?

Log in on the IndiGo website and click on the view/change booking option over there. You can make amendments to your itinerary and bookings. Updating your contact information can also be done through this option.

How much weight am I allowed to carry on my IndiGo flight?

The allowed luggage is up to 15 kg in domestic flights and 20 kg in case of international flights.

My bag has not arrived at the destination. What should be done? 

You can go to the helpdesk counter at the airport in the destination city and contact the staff members of IndiGo who will assist you with the same.

How do I book my flight to Chennai?

You can book your flight tickets to Chennai on IndiGo’s website, or mobile app. The procedure for making bookings is quite simple and quick.

Will I be contacted in advance if my flight is delayed, preponed or cancelled?

Yes, you will be contacted beforehand in case your flight is delayed, cancelled or rescheduled. It is important to provide a correct e-mail ID and mobile number while booking your ticket online so that IndiGo can deliver the right information at the right time.

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