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 Sunday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

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 2022: 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
77 - 91.4 °F
MAA
Rainfall
0.4 - 13 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 (NYC) to Chennai

One-way from

$452

One-way flight from New York (NYC) to Chennai

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New York to Chennai?

To save up to 9% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 55 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 $977 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,073 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 October, with the cheapest ticket starting at $730.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Chennai (NYC - 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 in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 20% versus a flight in the evening.

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.

Cheap flights from New York to Chennai in May, June 2022

The best prices found for NYC to MAA flights for May, June
31 May - 17 Oct
$871pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
KLM
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
22 May - 23 Jun
$996pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Delta
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
20 May - 5 Jun
$1,002pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to Chennai 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from New York found for this year
8 Sep - 25 Sep
$633pp
EWR
Newark
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
8 Sep - 10 Oct
$654pp
EWR
Newark
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
8 Sep - 9 Oct
$658pp
EWR
Newark
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from New York to Chennai

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chennai from New York, departing today and this week
24 May - 5 Jun
$1,035pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
24 May - 19 Jun
$1,048pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
SAUDIA
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
23 May - 19 Jun
$1,051pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
SAUDIA
 
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
10:00 am - 7:35 am
SAUDIA
1 Stop
36h 05m
JFK - MAA
SAUDIA
$452
JustFly
3:25 pm - 7:50 pm
Lufthansa
1 Stop
18h 55m
EWR - MAA
Lufthansa
2:00 am - 7:50 pm
Air Canada
2 Stops
32h 20m
LGA - MAA
Air Canada
$524
BudgetAir

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From New York to Chennai

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 22 different airlines.

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

Air India, Emirates, and Etihad 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.

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 Air India for just $633, but on average you can expect to pay $686.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Chennai for under $1,100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

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

Our cheapest airline available from New York to Chennai is Air India. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $633 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Air France and KLM, starting at $673 and $680 round-trip. Air India is priced at 38% 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 SAUDIA, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $413. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air India and Lufthansa, 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?

While some choose either Newark - Chennai or New York LaGuardia - Chennai, New York John F Kennedy Intl - Chennai is the most popular route from New York to Chennai.

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

Consider Jet Airways, American Airlines or Air France when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying 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 $314. On average you can expect to pay $2,397. The most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Chennai), can usually be booked for $678.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chennai, India

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chennai from New York?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York to Chennai

Most visitors from New York need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chennai.

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to New York from Chennai?

Returning to New York from Chennai

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chennai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to New York.

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

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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 = ₹77
Average temperature for May in Chennai
100.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Chennai
2.1 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

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
Juneyao Airlines
$9 $16 No cancel fee 66%

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

American Airlines
$477 $763 No cancel fee 71%
Cathay Pacific
$529 $1,018 No cancel fee 72%
Air India
$625 $1,031 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$642 $1,077 No cancel fee 67%
Lufthansa
$676 $800 No cancel fee 76%
United Airlines
$684 $926 No cancel fee 69%
Etihad Airways
$699 $1,095 No cancel fee 75%
Air France
$699 $1,632 No cancel fee 77%
British Airways
$720 $1,076 No cancel fee 70%
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