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Travelers usually depart from O. R. Tambo International, or Lanseria International when they travel from Johannesburg to Chennai. The most popular airlines for this route are Kenya Airways, IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited, Qatar Airways, and Emirates. Johannesburg and Chennai have 353 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from Johannesburg to Chennai

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Kenya AirwaysKQAKQYesNo
IndiGo AirlinesIGO6ENo0
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Air India LimitedAICAIYes0
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Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYes0
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EmiratesUAEEKNo0
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India COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from South Africa can enter India, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa

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 India in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Johannesburg?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Johannesburg and Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, George, Harare, East London, London, Windhoek, Hyderabad, Bloemfontein, New York, Accra, Lagos, Nairobi, Bulawayo, Lusaka, Mthatha, Dar es Salaam, Funchal, Livingstone.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chennai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chennai and Singapore, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad, London, Coimbatore, Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Kochi, Goa, Madurai, Kolkata, Toronto, Thiruvananthapuram, Dubai, Colombo, Pune.
Which airports are there in Johannesburg?
Johannesburg is mainly served by O. R. Tambo International. But there are other airports nearby, including Lanseria International, Rand Airport.
What airports are near Chennai?
The main airport in Chennai is Chennai International. It is also served by Chennai International, Tirupati, Pondicherry, Cuddapah.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Johannesburg and Chennai?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Johannesburg and Chennai thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Johannesburg and Chennai can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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.
Which airlines fly between Johannesburg and Chennai?
Currently, you can fly between Johannesburg and Chennai with Kenya Airways, IndiGo Airlines, Air India Limited, Qatar Airways, Emirates.
When's the best time to travel between Johannesburg and Chennai?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Johannesburg and Chennai, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
What flights operate between Johannesburg and Chennai?
Traveling between Johannesburg and Chennai, you can choose between direct (nonstop) flights or flights with one or more stops. You can select the number of stops on your journey, including an overnight stopover, and the duration of the stopover. What's more, you can also select where you want to have your stopover. Want to say "Hi" to a friend in another city en route to your destination? Or fancy a quick round of shopping? Go Multi-City or Nomad and add places to your search that you wish to visit.
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