Cheap flights from Washington (WAS) to Chennai (MAA)

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The best prices from Washington to Chennai are usually found in October or September, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington (WAS) to Chennai (MAA)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to MAA flight in 2022: compare Washington to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.
WAS - MAA
Price
$896 - $1,630
MAA
Temperature
77 - 91.4 °F
MAA
Precipitation
0.4 - 13 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$896

From Washington (WAS) to Chennai

One-way from

$497

One-way flight from Washington (WAS) 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 Washington to Chennai?

Users have found that flying from Washington to Chennai on a Sunday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington to Chennai (WAS - MAA)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Washington to Chennai in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 17% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Washington to Chennai, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 15% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,055 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,171.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of October. Prices to Chennai from Washington average $1,080. You can even find prices in October for less than $1,080, as users have found deals to Chennai from as low as $826. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chennai from Washington. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 50%.

Cheap flights from Washington to Chennai in January, February 2022

The best prices found for WAS to MAA flights for January, February
13 Feb - 2 Apr
$613pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
18 Feb - 15 Mar
$633pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
3 Feb - 17 Mar
$636pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Washington to Chennai 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from Washington found for this year
7 Mar - 12 May
$612pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
13 Feb - 2 Apr
$613pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
21 Mar - 29 Mar
$616pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from Washington to Chennai

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chennai from Washington, departing today and this week
30 Jan - 15 Mar
$679pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
30 Jan - 6 Feb
$723pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
1 Feb - 12 Feb
$733pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

One-way flights to Chennai from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Chennai
5:30 am - 2:00 pm
Air India
1 Stop
22h 00m
IAD - MAA
Air India
$497
Flyus
2:10 pm - 7:50 pm
Lufthansa
1 Stop
20h 10m
IAD - MAA
Lufthansa
$518
Lufthansa
12:05 pm - 7:50 pm
Air Canada
2 Stops
46h 15m
BWI - MAA
Air Canada
$523
Air Canada

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Flight FAQs

From Washington to Chennai

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

If you book a flight to Chennai from Washington, you will be flying to Chennai, which is the city’s only airport. Chennai (MAA) is located 10.2 mi from the center of Chennai. There are 0 flights from Washington to Chennai per day from 15 different airlines.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, and Emirates flying from Washington to Chennai have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to Chennai for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air India for just $613, but on average you can expect to pay $638.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington to Chennai for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than $700.

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

According to our current data, Air India ($613), Lufthansa ($628), and Air Canada ($657) offers the cheapest pricing from Washington to Chennai. Air India is currently priced 43% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

$476 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Air India. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Air Canada and Lufthansa, with prices starting from $518 and $518, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from Washington to Chennai?

When deciding which route to take from Washington to Chennai consider Washington Dulles Intl - Chennai, Washington Reagan-National - Chennai or Baltimore/Washington - Chennai as they are the most popular.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Washington to Chennai?

While on average a flight from Washington to Chennai is generally $1,605, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $516. When looking at the most popular route, (Washington Dulles Intl - Chennai), you can expect to pay $613 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chennai, India

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Washington to Chennai

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

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

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

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

Returning to Washington from Chennai

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chennai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Washington.

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

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Destination information for Chennai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington to Chennai.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₹74
Average temperature for January in Chennai
86.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Chennai
0.8 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Airports servicing Chennai

Top 10 airlines flying from Washington to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington 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
Cathay Pacific
$569 $905 No cancel fee 72%
Qatar Airways
$728 $1,153 No cancel fee 68%
Etihad Airways
$774 $1,048 No cancel fee 75%
Air India
$805 $1,269 No cancel fee N/A
Jet Airways
$827 $1,056 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 France
$834 $1,064 No cancel fee 77%
Lufthansa
$849 $1,261 No cancel fee 76%
Emirates
$849 $1,203 No cancel fee 75%
Delta
$878 $986 No cancel fee N/A
United Airlines
$887 $1,495 No cancel fee 69%
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