Chennai to Abu Dhabi flights from £248

Flights starting at £248. Choose between IndiGo Airlines, Etihad Airways, or Air Arabia to find the best price.

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Tips to know when travelling to Abu Dhabi

The distance between Chennai and Abu Dhabi is 2970 km. The most popular airlines for this route are IndiGo Airlines, Etihad Airways, Air Arabia, Air India Limited, and Qatar Airways. Chennai and Abu Dhabi have 247 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Abu Dhabi, consider visiting Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi (island), and Burj Khalifa.

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Check-in for a flight from Chennai to Abu Dhabi

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IndiGo AirlinesIGO6ENoOpens 48 days before flight
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Etihad AirwaysETDEYYesNo
Air ArabiaABYG9NoNo
Air India LimitedAICAIYesNo
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYes0
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United Arab Emirates COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from India with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter Abu Dhabi, AUH, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Abu Dhabi

Return

Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for India

  • Recommended contact-tracing app

  • Mandatory health declaration form for vaccinated travelers

Additional information
  • Health screening on arrival

  • Masks are mandatory in public

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United Arab Emirates in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Chennai to Abu Dhabi?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Chennai and Abu Dhabi takes around 4.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Chennai and Abu Dhabi?
The flight distance between Chennai and Abu Dhabi is 2970 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Chennai and Abu Dhabi?
Several carriers operate flights between Chennai and Abu Dhabi. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Etihad Airways, Air Arabia, IndiGo Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chennai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chennai and Singapore, Bengaluru, New Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Coimbatore, Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Colombo, Kochi, London, Madurai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bangkok, Pune, Port Blair, Goa, Tiruchirappalli, Sydney.
What are the most popular routes to and from Abu Dhabi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Abu Dhabi and London, Kuala Lumpur, New Delhi, Mumbai, Manila, Hyderabad, Kochi, Manchester, Budapest, Goa, Edinburgh, Patna, Doha, Lucknow, Athens, Muscat, Amman, Singapore, Dubai, Beirut.
What airports are near Chennai?
The main airport in Chennai is Chennai International. It is also served by Chennai International, Tirupati, Pondicherry, Cuddapah.
What airports are near Abu Dhabi?
The main airport in Abu Dhabi is Abu Dhabi International. It is also served by Dubai International, Sharjah International, Al Maktoum International, Sohar, Ras Al Khaimah International, Dubai Bus Station, Al Ain International.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Chennai and Abu Dhabi?
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What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
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