Flights from Dubai to Chennai

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Here you can compare cheap flights from Dubai (DXB) to Chennai (MAA) for one-way or return trips. The following offers were searched for and found on idealo during the last few days. Or start your own flight search to Chennai. Prices and availability may change at any time.

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Favourite airline: Oman Air
80 % of travellers choose to book flights on this route with Oman Air, Emirates and Air India.
Oman Air
45 %
Emirates
25 %
Air India
10 %
Direct flights are cheaper
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 14 % more expensive.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
04h 15min
09h 15min
24h 30min
£278
£322
£1,443
Favourite connection: via Muscat
When booking flights from Dubai to Chennai 47 % of travellers prefer to fly via Muscat.
Route
bookings
1 stopover Muscat Seeb
09h 15min, from £322
47 %
Direct flights
04h 15min, from £278
37 %
1 stopover Kuwait-Kuwait International
09h 30min, from £462
11 %

Useful information about the flight from Dubai to Chennai

The Chennai experience

Chennai is a destination that is full of culture and tradition. Tourists will be able to experience the culture and enjoy the festivals and holiday events which mark the Indian tradition. It is a unique destination with an engaging history which tourists can learn about. Visitors are lured to the destination by the landscapes and engaging personalities of the locals.

Chennai throughout the year

Cyclones can occur during the Monsoon period from October till December, and a tropical climate can be experienced all year round with temperatures ranging between 20°C and 40°C.

In order to have the full experience in Chennai, the best time to visit is for one of the many festivals, for instance during the Chennai Music and dance festival that takes place between mid-December and mid-January bringing to the fore the classical music of south India. Between November and December, Karthikai Deepam is another event that tourists can experience where a full moon with lights and firecrackers take centre stage. Pongal which is a harvest festival that takes 3 days in January is a chance for visitors to get in touch with the Indian culture.

Important information before you travel

When visiting Chennai, a visa is required and it can be accessed from the Indian High Commission website. The passport should have two blank pages with a 180-day period until expiry from the time of entry into India. The cost of living in Chennai is quite low where cheap meals can be sourced for around Rs20. The official language in Chennai is Tamil though English is also spoken widely. It is important to drink bottled water when in Chennai and vegetables should be cooked before consumption. Fruits should be peeled. There is low risk of Malaria, but routine vaccinations are important and others like Hepatitis B should also be considered.

Arriving in Chennai

Transport from the airport to the city is facilitated by suburban trains costing approximately 5 Rupees and going to Chennai park and Egmore. Trains depart at Tirusulam station, located 500m from the airport. Tourists can also utilize prepaid taxis that cost approximately 300 Rupees. Public transport is cheaper than taking taxis. The cheapest fare for public transport is approximately Rs.3, while taxis have a minimum fare of around Rs.100 for an initial 4Km and thereafter cost 12 rupees per Km.

Chennai has many and varied accommodation options where a single room in a hostel or boarding house costs approximately 400 Rupees. Hotels that charge prices in the mid-range cost around 1000 rupees.

Flight information: Dubai - Chennai

Outbound and return from £239.25
Flight duration min. 03:45 / max. 04:20
Return flight duration min. 03:55/ max. 04:35
Distance 2937 km
Flights per week 43
Departure airport Airport Dubai (DXB)
Departure country Flights from United Arab Emirates
Arrival airport Airport Chennai (Madras) (MAA)
Destination country Flights to India
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