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 2021: 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 All airports (WAS) to Chennai

One-way from

$518

One-way flight from Washington All airports (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.

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%.

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.

Cheap flights from Washington to Chennai in September, October 2021

The best prices found for WAS to MAA flights for September, October
12 Oct - 16 Nov
$639pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
12 Oct - 13 Nov
$655pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
2 Oct - 12 Oct
$660pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Washington to Chennai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from Washington found for this year
12 Oct - 16 Nov
$639pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
12 Oct - 13 Nov
$655pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
2 Oct - 12 Oct
$660pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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
27 Sep - 2 Nov
$678pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
27 Sep - 2 Nov
$678pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
26 Sep - 1 Nov
$680pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

One-way flights to Chennai from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Chennai
10:50 am - 7:10 pm
Air Canada
2 Stops
21h 50m
BWI - MAA
Air Canada
$518
FlyFar
4:25 am - 5:10 am
United Airlines
2 Stops
39h 15m
IAD - MAA
United Airlines
$572
United
6:55 am - 10:40 pm
Emirates
1 Stop
30h 15m
IAD - MAA
Emirates

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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.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from Washington to Chennai are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Are flight prices decreasing from Washington 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 Washington 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.

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 Multiple Airlines for just $601, but on average you can expect to pay $652.

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 ($602), Lufthansa ($657), and Air Canada ($657) offers the cheapest pricing from Washington to Chennai. Air India is currently priced 44% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

$465 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 United Airlines, with prices starting from $518 and $538, 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 cheapest flights from Washington to Chennai?

While on average a flight from Washington to Chennai is generally $2,088, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $475. When looking at the most popular route, (Washington Dulles Intl - Chennai), you can expect to pay $641 for that flight.

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.

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 will not be allowed 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 72 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 September in Chennai
95.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Chennai
5.3 ″

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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