Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Chennai (MAA)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Chennai are usually found in March or August, booked 59 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Chennai (MAA)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to MAA flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.
LAX - MAA
Price
$961 - $1,573
MAA
Temperature
77 - 91.4 °F
MAA
Precipitation
0.4 - 13 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$961

From Los Angeles to Chennai

One-way from

$557

One-way flight from Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Chennai?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 10% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save up to 16% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 59 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Los Angeles to Chennai from $1,095 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,222 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Chennai?

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to Chennai from Los Angeles average $1,069. You can even find prices in March for less than $1,069, as users have found deals to Chennai from as low as $763. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chennai from Los Angeles. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 47%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Chennai (LAX - MAA)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Los Angeles to Chennai in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 11% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Chennai in October, November 2021

The best prices found for LAX to MAA flights for October, November
16 Nov - 1 Dec
$800pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Nov - 1 Dec
$823pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
13 Nov - 23 Nov
$836pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Chennai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from Los Angeles found for this year
16 Nov - 1 Dec
$800pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Nov - 1 Dec
$823pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Dec - 24 Jan
$830pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Air France
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air France
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Chennai

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chennai from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
31 Oct - 14 Nov
$923pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
26 Oct - 5 Nov
$944pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Oct - 13 Nov
$1,117pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Chennai from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Chennai
5:42 am - 5:10 am
United Airlines
3 Stops
57h 58m
LAX - MAA
United Airlines
$557
United
6:44 pm - 12:35 am
American Airlines
2 Stops
40h 21m
LAX - MAA
American Airlines
6:25 am - 8:30 pm
Etihad Airways
2 Stops
25h 35m
LAX - MAA
Etihad Airways
$680
Indian Eagle

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Chennai

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

Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, and Emirates 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.

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

New policies can now be found on SAUDIA and Etihad Airways to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Los Angeles to Chennai include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Los Angeles to Chennai for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Chennai for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $776, but on average you can expect to pay $827.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Chennai for under $1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Chennai flight route?

The Los Angeles to Chennai flight path was viewed by 40 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Los Angeles to Chennai round-trip from $776. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Etihad Airways, from $800, and Air France, from $818. United Airlines is 27% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Etihad Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $502. Users have also found prices from $551 and $635 on United Airlines and British Airways, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Chennai?

On average you can expect to pay $1,713 for a flight from Los Angeles to Chennai. The cheapest flight overall is $472 while the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Chennai) is currently priced at $821.

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

When booking a flight from Los Angeles to Chennai, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, Jet Airways or American Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chennai, India

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chennai from Los Angeles?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Los Angeles to Chennai

Most visitors from Los Angeles will not be allowed to enter Chennai.

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Los Angeles from Chennai?

Returning to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles.

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

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Alternative routes for Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles

Airports servicing Chennai

Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles 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
SAUDIA
$605 $780 No cancel fee 86%
Delta
$709 $854 No cancel fee N/A
Lufthansa
$763 $1,029 No cancel fee 76%
United Airlines
$795 $1,268 No cancel fee 69%
Singapore Airlines
$800 $1,097 No cancel fee 81%
Jet Airways
$812 $940 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.

Air Canada
$815 $1,191 No cancel fee 67%
American Airlines
$821 $1,362 No cancel fee 71%
Air France
$829 $909 No cancel fee 77%
Cathay Pacific
$883 $1,285 No cancel fee 72%
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