How long is a flight to Chennai?
A flight from London to Chennai takes approximately ten hours and 15 minutes.
What’s the cheapest month to fly to Chennai?
Chennai welcomes lots of tourists between January to March when the weather is at its best – the temperatures are lower and monsoon season is over. This can mean prices are more expensive, so check dates outside of this period to see if you can save. Use our low fare finder to start your search.
When’s the best time to visit Chennai?
Head to Chennai in the first months of the year for the best weather. Lots of cultural festivals also take place at this time, so there’s plenty to keep you busy outside of exploring. Temperatures rise from March to June, but this can still be a good time to visit if you don’t mind the humidity. Avoid June to November if you don’t want to get caught in the region’s monsoon season.
Is Chennai cheap to visit?
A trip to Chennai can fit whatever budget you’re working with. You can find everything from food to accommodation at a range of prices in India, so you can decide what you’d prefer to splash out on. You'll pay more for the likes of hotels with air conditioning and meals in restaurants rather than basic accomodation and snacks from food stalls. There’s also lots to see for free or for a small entry fee, including musuems, temples and galleries.
Is it easy to get around Chennai?
The easiest way to get to Chennai’s city centre from the airport is by metro, which takes about 50 minutes. The cost will depend on the distance you’re travelling. You can also take a bus or taxi – just make sure to check the price of your cab journey before you set off. It takes about 45 minutes.
Why visit Chennai?
There are so many exciting places to visit in India, and Chennai deserves a place on that list. The city shows off some of India’s cultural highlights, including classical Carnatic music and spiritual buildings catering for followers of a variety of religions. Chennai’s beachfront location gives it a laid-back vibe and excellent sunset views, while the city centre is packed with sari shops, markets, restaurants and bars.
Why fly British Airways to Chennai?
Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price that includes a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you’ll find HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.
Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.