Flights from Kuwait to Chennai

Our cheapest offers for flights from Kuwait to Chennai

Here you can compare cheap flights from Kuwait (KWI) 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
90 % of bookings on this flight route are made with Oman Air, Emirates and Air India.
Oman Air
45 %
Emirates
30 %
Air India
15 %
Direct flights are more expensive
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are £23.00 more expensive on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
05h 40min
24h 50min
£234
£211
Favourite connection: via Muscat
Stopover flights on this route are especially popular via Muscat, making up 47 % of bookings.
Route
bookings
1 stopover Muscat Seeb
24h 50min, from £211
47 %
1 stopover Dubai
26h 25min, from £285
31 %
Direct flights
05h 40min, from £234
19 %

Useful information about the flight from Kuwait to Chennai

Vibrant coastal Chennai

Situated in the Bay of Bengal, Chennai can be found in Eastern India. It is a city ripe with history and culture, and offers visitors a wonderful array of modern, ancient and religious sights. It is lined with pristine, white beaches which are perfect for enjoying the beautiful waters of the Indian Ocean. The city is the location of the Tamil film industry: Kollywood.

Best time for Chennai - climate and special occasions

With its tropical climate, the city of Chennai has its highest temperatures from late May to June, reaching up to 40°C. The coolest month to visit is January when the temperatures are around 25°C. Monsoon season is from mid-October to mid-December, with occasional cyclones. The 3-day harvest festival in January is called Pongal, and other special occasions held through the year include Karthikai Deepam, which is the Festival of Lights and is celebrated from mid-November to mid-December, the Chennai Music and Dance Festival is held from December to January, and in September is Vinayak Chaturthi, which honours the Hindu god Ganesh.

Local knowledge: language, visa, vaccinations

Before you travel it would be handy to become acquainted with some phrases of the official language, Tamil. However English is also widely spoken. For British visitors, a visa is required to travel to Chennai along with a passport with at least 2 blank pages, which will not expire for 180 from entry date. There is a low risk of Malaria here, but routine vaccinations of hepatitis B, rabies and Japanese encephalitis are recommended for travellers. When in India only drink bottled water and eat only freshly peeled fruit and cooked vegetables.

Local Chennai travel and lodgings

The suburban train station is found 500m from the airport and trains travel to the central city. They are cheap and fairly fast, with a journey costing around 5 rupees. Prepaid taxis are more costly, but faster and can be arranged at the pay booths in the terminal where you will receive a taxi number on a recipe. Within Chennai, a taxi journey will cost a minimum fare of about 100 rupees, and a trip to central Chennai will cost about 300 rupees. Auto rickshaws are metered but often overcharge if you are unaware of the going rate, with prices roughly 25 rupees for 1.8. km. There is also the option of catching a bus to get around town. The company MTC operates cheap buses for a fare of 3 rupees; day bus passes will cost around 50 rupees. The fastest way of getting around is to use the suburban trains - here the cheapest fare will be 5 rupees or so. Chennai is plagued with heavy traffic, so plan extra time for journeys. In the city a single room or boarding house will be around 400 rupees, and a mid-priced hotel about 1000 rupees.

Flight information: Kuwait - Chennai

Outbound and return from £260.00
Flight duration min. 04:50 / max. 05:50
Return flight duration min. 05:30/ max. 06:40
Distance 3782 km
Flights per week 21
Departure airport Airport Kuwait-Kuwait International (KWI)
Departure country Flights from Kuwait
Arrival airport Airport Chennai (Madras) (MAA)
Destination country Flights to India
Alternative routes to India
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