Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Chennai

The best prices from Johannesburg to Chennai are usually found in March or May, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Friday or Thursday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from Johannesburg to Chennai

All the information you need to plan the best ZA1 to MAA flight in 2022: compare Johannesburg to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.

ZA1 - MAA

Price

R547 - R797

MAA

Temperature

25 - 33 °C

MAA

Precipitation

10 - 330 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

R10 858

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

R8 330

From Johannesburg to Chennai

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Chennai?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Thursday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 8% by booking at least 46 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Johannesburg to Chennai within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R11 238.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Chennai?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chennai from Johannesburg. Users have commonly found prices around R10 152 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R7 325. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Chennai (ZA1 - MAA)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Johannesburg to Chennai is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 11% on airfare.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Johannesburg to Chennai flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Chennai from Johannesburg?

If you book a flight to Chennai from Johannesburg, you will be flying to Chennai, which is the city’s only airport. Chennai (MAA) is located 16,5 km from the centre of Chennai. There are 0 flights from Johannesburg to Chennai per day from 12 different airlines.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Chennai flight route?

Within the past month, 2 473 users have taken a look at flights from Johannesburg to Chennai.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Johannesburg to Chennai are Air India, Cathay Pacific and Emirates. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

Can I fly to Chennai from Johannesburg right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Chennai

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg are not required to quarantine after entering Chennai.

Can I fly back to Johannesburg from Chennai?

Returning to Johannesburg from Chennai

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chennai are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg to Chennai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Air Mauritius
CheapestR6 721
AverageR8 481
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time82%
COVID-19 safety
SAUDIA
CheapestR7 087
AverageR8 378
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time86%
COVID-19 safety
Air Seychelles
CheapestR7 162
AverageR8 757
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Air Austral
CheapestR8 090
AverageR9 738
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time66%
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
CheapestR8 177
AverageR10 726
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
CheapestR8 225
AverageR10 565
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
CheapestR8 516
AverageR11 647
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Oman Air
CheapestR9 491
AverageR11 344
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
CheapestR9 492
AverageR12 326
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
CheapestR10 140
AverageR12 574
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety