Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Chennai (MAA)

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The best prices from Chicago to Chennai are usually found in March or April, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Chennai (MAA)

CHI - MAA
Price
$839 - $1,636
MAA
Temperature
84.2 - 100.4 °F
MAA
Rainfall
0.6 - 14.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$839

From Chicago to Chennai

One-way from

$456

One-way flight from Chicago to Chennai

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Chennai?

Users have found that flying from Chicago to Chennai on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Chennai?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chennai from Chicago. Users have commonly found prices around $1,158 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $942. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Chennai (CHI - MAA)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 22% on flights from Chicago to Chennai by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Chennai in March, April 2021

30 Mar - 22 Apr
$607pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
4 Apr - 18 Apr
$611pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Mar - 22 Mar
$619pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Chennai 2021 flight deals

15 May - 16 Jun
$572pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 May - 16 Jun
$577pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
30 Mar - 22 Apr
$607pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Chennai

12 Mar - 18 Apr
$607pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
9 Mar - 22 Mar
$619pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
12 Mar - 12 Apr
$631pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Chennai from Chicago

12:46 pm - 11:30 pm
British Airways
2 Stops
48h 14m
ORD - MAA
British Airways
$456
KAYAK
9:30 am - 3:05 pm
Air India
1 Stop
19h 05m
ORD - MAA
Air India
2:00 pm - 8:50 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
32h 20m
ORD - MAA
Multiple Airlines
$584
Lufthansa

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Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Chennai

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Chennai due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Chennai for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Chennai to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta and Etihad Airways are some airlines that have done so. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Chicago to Chennai. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Chicago to Chennai have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Etihad Airways, Emirates, and Air India are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Etihad Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Chennai for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Chennai for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $572, but on average you can expect to pay $626.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Chennai for under $600 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Chicago to Chennai, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Chennai for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than $700.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Chennai?

With an average temperature of 100 °F, peak weather can be found in May. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Chennai are hotter than in Chicago.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Chennai?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago to Chennai in 19h 55m. Fly via Air India, Qatar Airways, or Delta to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Chennai round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Chicago to Chennai round-trip from $607. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is United Airlines. Air India is 40% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

$442 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from British Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Air India and Qatar Airways, with prices starting from $482 and $512, respectively.

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Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₹73
Average temperature for March in Chennai
93.2 °F
Avg rainfall for March in Chennai
0.9 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
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Airports servicing Chennai

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Chennai

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Jet Airways
$869 $982 No cancel fee 74%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Jet Airways. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Lufthansa
$721 $1,010 No cancel fee 76%
Air France
$935 $1,021 No cancel fee 77%
Etihad Airways
$775 $1,046 No cancel fee 75%
Emirates
$791 $1,081 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$701 $1,151 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$842 $1,174 No cancel fee 67%
Qatar Airways
$667 $1,174 No cancel fee 68%
Air India
$772 $1,191 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air India. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

American Airlines
$945 $1,234 No cancel fee 71%
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