Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Chennai (MAA)

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The best prices from New York to Chennai are usually found in October or April, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Chennai (MAA)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to MAA flight in 2021: compare New York to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.
NYC - MAA
Price
$871 - $1,487
MAA
Temperature
84.2 - 100.4 °F
MAA
Rainfall
0.6 - 14.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$871

From New York to Chennai

One-way from

$430

One-way flight from New York 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 New York to Chennai?

Sunday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from New York to Chennai. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chennai.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Chennai?

April is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chennai from New York. Prices for April average $1,158 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $942. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of June. Opting for a April flight can save you 67% on your journey compared to booking in April

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Chennai (NYC - MAA)?

It’s typically best to fly out from New York to Chennai in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 24% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from New York to Chennai in June, July 2021

The best prices found for NYC to MAA flights for June, July
10 Jul - 18 Jul
$720pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
30 Jun - 16 Jul
$771pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Delta
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
30 Jun - 30 Aug
$772pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Delta
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to Chennai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from New York found for this year
29 Sep - 3 Oct
$615pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
1 Sep - 30 Sep
$624pp
EWR
Newark
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
1 Sep - 30 Sep
$624pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to Chennai

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chennai from New York, departing today and this week
25 Jun - 30 Jul
$790pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Delta
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
24 Jun - 5 Aug
$802pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
23 Jun - 5 Aug
$802pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Chennai from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Chennai
5:00 pm - 11:30 pm
British Airways
2 Stops
45h 00m
JFK - MAA
British Airways
$430
KAYAK
8:05 am - 7:35 pm
Air India
2 Stops
26h 00m
EWR - MAA
Air India
$491
FareScan
4:55 pm - 4:30 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
38h 05m
JFK - MAA
Multiple Airlines
$503
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Flight FAQs

From New York to Chennai

Are flight prices decreasing from New York 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 New York 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 New York to Chennai to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from New York 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.

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

Emirates, Air India, and Kuwait Airways 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 airport do you fly into for flights to Chennai from New York?

Located just 10.2 mi from the city center, Chennai is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Chennai from New York. Booking flights from New York to Chennai (MAA) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from New York from 17 different airlines.

Can I find flights from New York to Chennai for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Chennai for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $615, but on average you can expect to pay $644.

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

There are no nonstop flights from New York 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 New York to Chennai for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than $800.

Is New York 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 New York.

How long is the flight from New York to Chennai?

There are many flights that can get you from New York to Chennai in 18h 25m. Fly via United Airlines, Lufthansa, or Delta to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Currently priced at $624, Air India will fly you from New York to Chennai and back. In addition to Air India, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on United Airlines for as low as $642. Air India is 39% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $415 on British Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Qatar Airways from $478 and Air India from $488 one-way.

Alternative routes for New York 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 New York to Chennai.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₹73
Average temperature for June in Chennai
98.6 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Chennai
3.4 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Chennai

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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
Delta
$549 $959 No cancel fee N/A
Jet Airways
$775 $999 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.

Cathay Pacific
$529 $1,077 No cancel fee 72%
Air France
$788 $1,099 No cancel fee 77%
Lufthansa
$782 $1,141 No cancel fee 76%
Singapore Airlines
$850 $1,141 No cancel fee 81%
SAUDIA
$899 $1,145 No cancel fee 86%
Qatar Airways
$757 $1,164 No cancel fee 68%
Air Canada
$877 $1,172 No cancel fee 67%
Etihad Airways
$726 $1,186 No cancel fee 75%
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