Cheap flights from Colombo, Sri Lanka to Chennai, India

Flights starting at $108. Choose between IndiGo Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, or Emirates to find the best price.

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The distance between Colombo and Chennai is 648 km. The most popular airlines for this route are IndiGo Airlines, SriLankan Airlines, Emirates, Fly Dubai, and Air Arabia. Colombo and Chennai have 227 direct flights per week.

Weekly direct flights

Discover the top airlines offering direct flights from Colombo to Chennai in the next month. You’ll find the number of daily direct flights per airline in the table.

Weekly direct flights for Sun 12.05 - Sat 18.05

AirlineSun 12.05Mon 13.05Tue 14.05Wed 15.05Thu 16.05Fri 17.05Sat 18.05
2222---22
1112---32
1211---22
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Weekly direct flights for Sun 19.05 - Sat 25.05

AirlineSun 19.05Mon 20.05Tue 21.05Wed 22.05Thu 23.05Fri 24.05Sat 25.05
2222222
2323332
1211122
------11---------

Weekly direct flights for Sun 26.05 - Sat 01.06

AirlineSun 26.05Mon 27.05Tue 28.05Wed 29.05Thu 30.05Fri 31.05Sat 01.06
2222222
1113231
1211122
------------1------

Weekly direct flights for Sun 02.06 - Sat 08.06

AirlineSun 02.06Mon 03.06Tue 04.06Wed 05.06Thu 06.06Fri 07.06Sat 08.06
2222222
1112332
1211122
1------------------

Check-in for a flight from Colombo to Chennai

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
IndiGo AirlinesIGO6EYes0
0
SriLankan AirlinesALKULYes0
0
EmiratesUAEEKNo0
0
Fly DubaiFDBFZYesNo
Air ArabiaABYG9No0
0

Weather in Chennai

Average Weather

MonthAverage monthly max temperatureAverage monthly min temperature
January27°C23°C
February28°C23°C
March30°C25°C
April32°C27°C
May34°C29°C
June33°C29°C
July32°C28°C
August32°C27°C
September31°C27°C
October30°C26°C
November28°C25°C
December27°C24°C
Hottest Month
34°C
May
Coldest month
23°C
January
Sunny days
291
days per year

14 day forecast

Tuesday
21 May
89%
32°C29°C
28 May
38°C32°C
Wednesday
22 May
32°C29°C
29 May
37°C33°C
Thursday
23 May
34°C29°C
30 May
37°C32°C
Friday
24 May
84%
37°C28°C
31 May
36°C32°C
Saturday
25 May
85%
37°C28°C
1 Jun
81%
34°C29°C
Sunday
26 May
39°C31°C
2 Jun
88%
26°C25°C
Monday
27 May
39°C32°C
3 Jun
86%
33°C27°C

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