Cheap flights from Houston (IAH) to Chennai (MAA)

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The best prices from Houston to Chennai are usually found in April or October, booked 17 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Houston (IAH) to Chennai (MAA)

All the information you need to plan the best IAH to MAA flight in 2021: compare Houston to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.
HO1 - MAA
Price
$921 - $1,591
MAA
Temperature
77 - 91.4 °F
MAA
Precipitation
0.4 - 13 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$921

From Houston to Chennai

One-way from

$550

One-way flight from Houston 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 Houston to Chennai?

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 19% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Houston to Chennai?

To save on the cost of your flight from Houston to Chennai, book at least 18 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 13% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,158 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,368.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Houston to Chennai (HO1 - MAA)?

When flying from Houston to Chennai, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 3% versus a flight in the morning.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Chennai. Flights to Chennai from Houston in April are about $1,200 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $881.

Cheap flights from Houston to Chennai in October, November 2021

The best prices found for IAH to MAA flights for October, November
22 Oct - 14 Nov
$850pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
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21 Oct - 15 Nov
$900pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IAH
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6 Nov - 16 Nov
$903pp
IAH
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Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
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Houston to Chennai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from Houston found for this year
22 Oct - 14 Nov
$850pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
9 Dec - 19 Dec
$886pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
21 Oct - 15 Nov
$900pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

Last minute flights from Houston to Chennai

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chennai from Houston, departing today and this week
22 Oct - 14 Nov
$850pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
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21 Oct - 15 Nov
$900pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
IAH
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22 Oct - 14 Nov
$997pp
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAH
Houston George Bush Intcntl

One-way flights to Chennai from Houston

The cheapest one-way flights from Houston to Chennai
2:30 pm - 5:40 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
28h 40m
IAH - MAA
Multiple Airlines
$550
Kiwi.com
2:30 pm - 5:40 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
28h 40m
IAH - MAA
Multiple Airlines
$575
Kiwi.com
11:25 am - 4:25 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
29h 30m
IAH - MAA
Multiple Airlines
$585
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Houston to Chennai

What airport do you fly into for flights to Chennai from Houston?

Most people fly into Chennai (MAA) if they book a flight to Chennai from Houston. On average, Chennai has 0 inbound flights from Houston per day from 11 airlines. Chennai is conveniently located just 10.2 mi from Chennai’s city center.

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

Qatar Airways, Emirates, and Lufthansa are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Houston to Chennai for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Houston to Chennai for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $850, but on average you can expect to pay $948.

Are there last-minute flights available from Houston to Chennai for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Houston to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than $900.

How popular is this Houston to Chennai flight route?

Flights from Houston to Chennai have been viewed 14 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest flights from Houston to Chennai?

The cheapest flight price from Houston to Chennai is $503. On average you can expect to pay $1,931. The most popular route, (Houston Hobby - Chennai), can usually be booked for $949.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Houston to Chennai?

The most popular airlines flying from Houston to Chennai are Jet Airways, American Airlines and Air Canada. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chennai, India

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chennai from Houston?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Houston to Chennai

Most visitors from Houston will not be allowed to enter Chennai.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Houston must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chennai.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Houston are not required to quarantine after entering Chennai.

Do I need a test to fly back to Houston from Chennai?

Returning to Houston from Chennai

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chennai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Houston.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chennai are not required to quarantine after entering Houston.

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Alternative routes for Houston to Chennai

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Chennai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Houston to Chennai.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₹75
Average temperature for October in Chennai
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Chennai
13.3 ″

Airports servicing Houston

Airports servicing Chennai

Top 10 airlines flying from Houston to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Houston to Chennai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
$864 $1,117 No cancel fee 76%
Qatar Airways
$899 $1,280 No cancel fee 68%
Air Canada
$911 $1,244 No cancel fee 67%
Jet Airways
$919 $1,033 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.

Singapore Airlines
$943 $1,154 No cancel fee 81%
Air France
$955 $1,046 No cancel fee 77%
United Airlines
$956 $1,278 No cancel fee 69%
Emirates
$961 $1,375 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$978 $1,022 No cancel fee N/A
British Airways
$1,089 $1,581 No cancel fee 70%
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