Flights from Sharjah to Chennai

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Here you can compare cheap flights from Sharjah (SHJ) 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: e.g. Air Arabia, Qatar Airways
The favourite airline for flights from Sharjah to Chennai is Air Arabia.
Air Arabia
50 %
Qatar Airways
50 %
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Direct flights on this route are £64.00 cheaper on average than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
04h 05min
08h 30min
Favourite connection: via Doha
53 % of tickets booked on this route are for flights via Doha.
1 stopover Doha
08h 30min, from £340
53 %
Direct flights
04h 05min, from £276
47 %

Useful information about the flight from Sharjah to Chennai

Visit Chennai - City of Light

Chennai, capital of the Tamil Nadu state in eastern India, more than lives up to its City of Light moniker, the eclectic mix of traditional and contemporary make for a wonderful holiday. Visitors often rank Chennai in the top 5 cities in the world. Marina Beach on the Bay of Bengal, Kollywood films and a tropical climate are among the many area attractions. The official language is Tamil and most citizens also speak English.

Events and attractions

Holidays and festivals are an important part of this culture. Thai Pongal in January is a four day harvest celebration. Visit in September to experience the Vinayak Chaturthi festival's music, dancing and community activities. Karthikai Deepam, the festival of lights, is a lively celebration of the full moon held in November and December. The acclaimed Chennai Music and Dance Festival, also known as December Season, happens from mid-December to mid-January.

Before your trip to Chennai

Visas are required, visit the official High Commission of India website for complete information. Also, make sure your passport is current and conforms to the country's regulations. A visit to your primary physician may be necessary to update vaccines and discuss additional precautions. Chennai has a lower cost of living, lodging at a hostel or boarding house will cost around Rs 400. There are mid-price range hotels available for about Rs 1000. Simple, inexpensive Tamil meals such as Idly Sambhar, may cost Rs 20; more elaborate Indian, continental, and American cuisine is also available.

Transportation in Chennai

Tirusulam Train Station, near the Chennai International Airport, transports visitors to the city's centre, Chennai Park and Egmore for approximately Rs 5. Pre-paid taxis can be arranged at airport booths, fares start at Rs 300. For travelling around the city, buses and suburban trains are the most reasonably price beginning at Rs 3. Day bus passes cost about Rs 50 and weekly passes that can be used for all services are around Rs 300. Taxis fares start at Rs 100 and increase according the distance travelled. Although the colourful auto rickshaws are metered, keep in mind the correct price is about Rs 25 for 1.8 kilometres.

Flight information: Sharjah - Chennai

Outbound and return from £275.23
Flight duration min. 03:50 / max. 04:55
Return flight duration min. 04:20/ max. 05:00
Distance 2926 km
Flights per week 16
Departure airport Airport Sharjah (SHJ)
Departure country Flights from United Arab Emirates
Arrival airport Airport Chennai (Madras) (MAA)
Destination country Flights to India