Cheap flights from Cape Town to Chennai

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The best prices from Cape Town Intl to Chennai are usually found in February or January, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Sunday and return on a Monday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Cape Town (CPT) to Chennai (MAA)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to MAA flight in 2022: compare Cape Town to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.
CPT - MAA
Price
R458 - R1 372
MAA
Temperature
25 - 33 °C
MAA
Rainfall
10 - 330 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 44% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 41% potential price drop

Average price

R9 629

Average for round-trip flights in August 2022

Round-trip from

R7 424

From Cape Town Intl to Chennai

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Chennai?

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chennai from Cape Town. Prices for February average R12 521 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R6 873. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a February flight can save you 77% on your journey compared to booking in December

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Chennai?

Flying to your destination on a Sunday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Chennai. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Chennai (CPT - MAA)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Cape Town to Chennai is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 39% on airfare.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Chennai?

Users have found that booking a flight from Cape Town to Chennai at least 50 days early can save you up to 38% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 50 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Cape Town to Chennai for as little as R12 774 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R14 994 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Chennai

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Chennai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Cape Town Intl to Chennai have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Qatar Airways, Emirates, and Ethiopian Air are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Qatar Airways with this kind of flexibility.

How popular is this Cape Town to Chennai flight route?

Within the past month, 265 users have taken a look at flights from Cape Town Intl to Chennai.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to Chennai?

Emirates, Ethiopian Air and Air Seychelles are the most popular airlines when flying from Cape Town to Chennai.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Chennai?

On average you can expect to pay R13 388 for a flight from Cape Town to Chennai. The cheapest flight overall is R12 386 while the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Chennai) is currently priced at R18 982.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chennai from Cape Town?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cape Town Intl to Chennai

Most visitors from Cape Town Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chennai.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chennai.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Chennai.

Do I need a test to fly back to Cape Town from Chennai?

Returning to Cape Town Intl from Chennai

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chennai are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chennai are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

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Top 3 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Chennai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
R7 129 R11 074 No cancel fee 68%
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Ethiopian Air
R10 709 R11 671 No cancel fee 72%
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Emirates
R11 317 R13 880 No cancel fee 75%
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