Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Chennai (MAA) from $446

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 8/27. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
NYC — MAA
Jun 25 — Jul 21

The best prices from New York to Chennai are usually found in September or October, booked 44 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from New York to Chennai

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from New York (NYC) to Chennai (MAA). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated June 20, 2024.

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December

Cheapest in

September

Round-trip from

$991

One-way from

$458
High demand for flights, 31% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 34% potential price drop
From New York (NYC) to Chennai
One-way flight from New York (NYC) to Chennai

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.

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

To save up to 26% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 45 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New York to Chennai from $1,072 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,317 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from New York to Chennai lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from New York to Chennai in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at $606.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from NYC to MAA?

When flying from New York 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 26% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap New York to Chennai flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from New York to Chennai specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Prices were last updated on June 20, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from New York to Chennai in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Mon 7/2910:35 pmJFK - MAA
1 stop18h 45mEtihad Airways
Fri 9/69:45 pmMAA - JFK
1 stop20h 50mEtihad Airways
Deal found 6/19$1,046
Sat 7/1310:35 pmJFK - MAA
1 stop24h 30mEtihad Airways
Thu 9/59:45 pmMAA - JFK
1 stop20h 50mEtihad Airways
Deal found 6/19$1,066
Sat 7/131:20 amJFK - MAA
1 stop22h 20mQatar Airways
Sun 9/159:30 pmMAA - JFK
1 stop21h 00mQatar Airways
Deal found 6/19$1,090
Mon 7/1511:20 amJFK - MAA
1 stop36h 20mQatar Airways
Mon 10/283:45 amMAA - JFK
1 stop21h 50mQatar Airways
Deal found 6/19$1,098
Mon 7/153:45 pmJFK - MAA
1 stop22h 55mLufthansa
Mon 10/281:40 amMAA - JFK
2 stops24h 30mLufthansa
Deal found 6/19$1,101
Mon 7/159:00 amJFK - MAA
2 stops40h 15mAir Canada
Sun 7/285:10 pmMAA - JFK
2 stops37h 39mAir Canada
Deal found 6/19$1,105
Tue 7/1610:30 amJFK - MAA
2 stops38h 45mAir Canada
Sun 7/285:10 pmMAA - JFK
2 stops37h 39mAir Canada
Deal found 6/19$1,110
Wed 7/36:45 amLGA - MAA
2 stops42h 30mAir Canada
Sun 10/65:10 pmMAA - LGA
2 stops36h 00mAir Canada
Deal found 6/20$1,110
Sun 7/145:30 pmJFK - MAA
2 stops21h 10mMultiple Airlines
Sun 9/155:10 pmMAA - JFK
2 stops37h 47mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$1,112

New York to Chennai 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between New York and Chennai in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from New York to Chennai in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Tue 9/1712:00 pmEWR - MAA
1 stop22h 50mMultiple Airlines
Mon 9/3011:25 amMAA - EWR
1 stop29h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/20$697
Fri 8/3012:10 pmEWR - MAA
1 stop25h 00mMultiple Airlines
Mon 10/146:40 amMAA - EWR
1 stop34h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$717
Fri 9/2712:10 pmEWR - MAA
1 stop22h 40mMultiple Airlines
Mon 10/75:10 pmMAA - EWR
1 stop23h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/20$722
Sat 9/149:20 pmEWR - MAA
1 stop27h 20mUnited Airlines
Wed 10/305:25 pmMAA - EWR
1 stop22h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 6/19$737
Thu 8/2212:00 pmEWR - MAA
1 stop22h 50mMultiple Airlines
Thu 10/39:05 pmMAA - EWR
1 stop21h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$742
Tue 8/1312:00 pmEWR - MAA
Nonstop25h 10mUndisclosed Carrier
Wed 9/256:00 amMAA - EWR
Nonstop35h 05mUndisclosed Carrier
Deal found 6/19$755
Mon 8/195:00 pmJFK - MAA
1 stop23h 20mKuwait Airways
Tue 10/12:50 amMAA - JFK
1 stop20h 40mKuwait Airways
Deal found 6/19$763
Mon 10/219:20 pmEWR - MAA
1 stop27h 55mMultiple Airlines
Wed 11/201:40 amMAA - EWR
1 stop29h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$775
Fri 8/235:00 pmJFK - MAA
1 stop23h 20mKuwait Airways
Tue 10/12:50 amMAA - JFK
1 stop20h 40mKuwait Airways
Deal found 6/19$788

New York to Chennai flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from New York to Chennai for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
Users seeking a last-minute flight from New York to Chennai should consider booking one of these fares. Tip: verify your flight details before completing your reservation.
Sun 6/308:30 pmEWR - MAA
2 stops28h 45mLufthansa
Mon 7/81:50 amMAA - EWR
2 stops42h 40mLufthansa
Deal found 6/20$1,249
Sun 6/308:30 pmEWR - MAA
2 stops28h 45mLufthansa
Tue 7/99:40 amMAA - EWR
2 stops42h 35mLufthansa
Deal found 6/20$1,274
Wed 6/267:35 pmEWR - MAA
2 stops29h 40mLufthansa
Mon 7/81:50 amMAA - EWR
2 stops42h 40mLufthansa
Deal found 6/20$1,277
Wed 6/267:35 pmEWR - MAA
2 stops29h 40mLufthansa
Tue 7/99:40 amMAA - EWR
2 stops42h 35mLufthansa
Deal found 6/20$1,302
Tue 6/259:45 pmEWR - MAA
2 stops24h 55mEthiopian Air
Thu 7/182:30 amMAA - EWR
2 stops26h 45mEthiopian Air
Deal found 6/18$1,328
Wed 6/266:00 pmEWR - MAA
2 stops31h 15mLufthansa
Sat 7/61:50 amMAA - EWR
2 stops44h 00mLufthansa
Deal found 6/20$1,335
Wed 6/266:45 amLGA - MAA
2 stops42h 30mMultiple Airlines
Mon 7/229:05 pmMAA - LGA
2 stops46h 01mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/18$1,338
Tue 6/259:45 pmEWR - MAA
2 stops24h 55mEthiopian Air
Thu 7/112:30 amMAA - EWR
2 stops26h 45mEthiopian Air
Deal found 6/19$1,344
Tue 6/259:45 pmEWR - MAA
2 stops24h 55mEthiopian Air
Thu 9/52:30 amMAA - EWR
2 stops26h 45mEthiopian Air
Deal found 6/19$1,345

One-way flights to Chennai from New York

Search for one-way flight options from New York to Chennai. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from New York to Chennai, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. Users in need of a round-trip flight from New York to Chennai instead should update the search form at the top of page.
Tue 8/2712:00 pmEWR - MAA
Nonstop25h 10mUndisclosed Carrier
Deal found 6/19$446
Wed 8/73:45 pmJFK - MAA
1 stop22h 55mLufthansa
Deal found 6/20$458
Mon 7/159:00 amJFK - MAA
2 stops40h 15mAir Canada
Deal found 6/20$462
Mon 9/212:30 pmJFK - MAA
2 stops25h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$464
Tue 7/3012:55 pmJFK - MAA
3 stops56h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$465
Tue 8/2712:00 pmEWR - MAA
1 stop21h 40mAir India
Deal found 6/19$466
Mon 7/2212:30 pmJFK - MAA
1 stop21h 10mAir India
Deal found 6/19$467
Tue 8/278:30 amLGA - MAA
2 stops26h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/19$467
Mon 8/261:20 amJFK - MAA
1 stop22h 15mQatar Airways
Deal found 6/19$470

Find flights from New York to Chennai within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from New York to Chennai that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.

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New York John F Kennedy IntlChennai

JFK - MAA

JFKMAA

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Thu 8/8

1 stop20h 35m

Chennai

Wed 9/4

1 stop20h 50m

$1,035

New York John F Kennedy IntlChennai

JFK - MAA

JFKMAA

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Wed 8/14

2 stops24h 35m

Chennai

Mon 9/9

1 stop32h 30m

$1,037

New York John F Kennedy IntlChennai

JFK - MAA

JFKMAA

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Thu 8/22

2 stops40h 15m

Chennai

Wed 9/18

1 stop23h 55m

$1,038

New York John F Kennedy IntlChennai

JFK - MAA

JFKMAA

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Tue 8/6

1 stop22h 15m

Chennai

Wed 8/28

1 stop21h 00m

$1,043

New York LaGuardiaChennai

LGA - MAA

LGAMAA

New York LaGuardia

Mon 8/19

2 stops31h 15m

Chennai

Mon 9/30

2 stops22h 35m

$1,043

New York John F Kennedy IntlChennai

JFK - MAA

JFKMAA

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Sat 8/10

2 stops33h 30m

Chennai

Sun 9/15

2 stops31h 20m

$1,047

New York John F Kennedy IntlChennai

JFK - MAA

JFKMAA

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Sat 9/14

Nonstop21h 10m

Chennai

Wed 10/30

Nonstop20h 10m

$1,049

New York John F Kennedy IntlChennai

JFK - MAA

JFKMAA

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Mon 8/19

1 stop23h 50m

Chennai

Sat 9/7

1 stop45h 05m

$1,071

NewarkChennai

EWR - MAA

EWRMAA

Newark

Sat 8/10

1 stop21h 40m

Chennai

Sun 9/15

1 stop20h 25m

$1,126

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Deals found on 6/19

How far ahead should I book a flight from New York to Chennai?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from New York to Chennai. Price data was last updated on June 14, 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from New York to Chennai, you should look to book at least 44 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from New York to Chennai?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from New York to Chennai. Price data was last updated on June 16, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their New York to Chennai flight should consider departing on Wednesday at noon when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from New York to Chennai

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Temperature and rainfall in Chennai by month

Plan your trip to Chennai by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

MAA

Temperature

77 - 91.4 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Chennai, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, May is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 91.4 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 77.0 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Chennai

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Chennai. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Chennai. Reviews last updated June 20, 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Etihad Airways, Emirates and Qatar Airways from New York to Chennai. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very good
1,400 reviews

Crew

8.7

Food

7.8

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

8.3
Very good
1,400 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,400 reviews

Crew

8.7

Food

7.8

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

8.1
Very good
3,844 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,400 reviews

Crew

8.7

Food

7.8

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

7.8
Good
1,004 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,400 reviews

Crew

8.7

Food

7.8

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

7.7
Good
1,876 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,400 reviews

Crew

8.7

Food

7.8

Overall

8.3

Entertainment

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Comfort

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

Related info for your journey

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  • 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 19 different airlines.

  • Can I find flights from New York to Chennai for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Chennai for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Etihad Airways for just $1,035, but on average you can expect to pay $1,046.

  • Are there nonstop flights from New York to Chennai for under $800 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Chennai under $800. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Chennai is less than $929.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Chennai for under $1,300?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than $1,300.

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

    Our cheapest airline available from New York to Chennai is Etihad Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,035 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Emirates and Qatar Airways, starting at $1,037 and $1,043 round-trip. Etihad Airways is priced at 7% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

    The cheapest airline one-way is Undisclosed Carrier, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $446. However, be on the lookout for offers from Lufthansa and Air Canada, as they are both options that can get you from New York to Chennai for a low price.

  • What are the most popular routes from New York to Chennai?

  • What are the cheapest flights from New York to Chennai?

    The cheapest flight price from New York to Chennai is $741. On average you can expect to pay $1,267. The most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Chennai), can usually be booked for $846.

  • What does JFK to MAA mean?

    Great question - JFK to MAA just means New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport to Chennai Airport. Now you’ll know what these unique codes when you look for flights! Newark Airport (EWR), New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA), New Windsor Stewart Airport (SWF), New York Skyports SPB Airport (NYS) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

  • Where are the most common layover locations when flying from New York to Chennai?

  • What are some popular things to do or see while on a layover in Abu Dhabi?

    Emirates Palace, Sheikh Zayed Mosque, and Emirates Park Zoo are currently the most popular points of interest in Abu Dhabi at the moment. Those on a layover in Abu Dhabi interested in visiting Emirates Palace, Sheikh Zayed Mosque, or Emirates Park Zoo can do so by traveling 21.1 mi, 11.2 mi, and 7.9 mi, respectively from Abu Dhabi Zayed Intl. Those landing in Abu Dhabi looking to spend some time exploring during their layover can rent a car for about $29 per day.

  • What are some popular points of interest to see during a layover in Doha?

    If you're on a layover in Doha and looking for things to do, consider visiting Aspire Tower, Museum of Islamic Art, or Qatar National Museum. Those on a layover in Doha interested in visiting Aspire Tower, Museum of Islamic Art, or Qatar National Museum can do so by traveling 10.6 mi, 5.2 mi, and 4.4 mi, respectively from Doha Hamad Intl. Travelers can rent a car at Doha Hamad Intl for an average daily rate of $35 to make sightseeing during their layover a little easier.

  • What are points of interest worth seeing during a layover in Mumbai?

    Mumbai travelers tend to visit Gateway of India, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and Sanjay Gandhi National Park more than any other attractions. Travelers on a layover in Mumbai can visit Gateway of India, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, and Sanjay Gandhi National Park, by traveling 11.7 mi, 10.5 mi, and 9.3 mi, respectively after landing at Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl. Those landing in Mumbai looking to spend some time exploring during their layover can rent a car for about $44 per day.

  • Where are the least popular layover locations for New York to Chennai flights?

  • Can I find deals for flights from New York to Chennai that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your New York to Chennai flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from New York to Chennai with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter New York to Chennai flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from New York to Chennai that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on New York to Chennai flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from New York to Chennai?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from New York to Chennai.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from New York to Chennai?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from New York to Chennai by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from New York to Chennai that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from New York to Chennai offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from New York to Chennai?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on New York to Chennai flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the New York to Chennai flight deals updated?

    The New York to Chennai flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/20.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from New York to Chennai?

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from New York to Chennai?

    Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from New York to Chennai (average of $991). Flying from New York to Chennai in June is currently the most expensive (average of $1,678). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Chennai

Discover the top 10 airlines that operate flights from New York to Chennai. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Etihad AirwaysCheapest$608Average$1,038FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
Air IndiaCheapest$703Average$1,293FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
Kuwait AirwaysCheapest$708Average$1,108FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time64%
United AirlinesCheapest$736Average$1,187FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
Air FranceCheapest$751Average$1,105FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
DeltaCheapest$752Average$934FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
Qatar AirwaysCheapest$765Average$1,041FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
Air CanadaCheapest$864Average$1,297FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%
LufthansaCheapest$886Average$1,326FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%
Ethiopian AirCheapest$945Average$1,358FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%

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