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Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Chennai

JNB — MAA
Jul 17 — Jul 241
1 adult
Wed 17/7
Wed 24/7

The best prices from Johannesburg to Chennai are usually found in February or October, booked 23 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Johannesburg to Chennai

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Johannesburg (ZA1) to Chennai (MAA). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 12 July 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

February

Average price

R13 948

Round-trip from

R12 584
High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in July 2024
From Johannesburg to Chennai

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

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 7% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 24 days in advance to save up to 6% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 24 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Johannesburg to Chennai 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R12 865, or R14 110 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chennai from Johannesburg. Users have commonly found prices around R13 419 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R11 530. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from JNB to MAA?

It’s typically best to fly out from Johannesburg to Chennai in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 23% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Johannesburg to Chennai. Price data was last updated on 5 July 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Johannesburg to Chennai, you should look to book at least 23 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Johannesburg to Chennai?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Johannesburg to Chennai. Price data was last updated on 7 July 2024.
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Johannesburg to Chennai flight should consider departing on Tuesday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Monday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Best time to book a flight from Johannesburg to Chennai

Have a flexible travel schedule? Discover the best time to fly to Chennai from Johannesburg with our price prediction graph.
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Temperature and rainfall in Chennai by month

Plan your trip to Chennai by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

MAA

Temperature

25 - 33 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Chennai, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, May is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 33.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 25.0 C).

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Johannesburg to Chennai. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • 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 7 different airlines.

  • What does JNB to MAA mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chennai Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a JNB to MAA flight. Johannesburg Lanseria Airport (HLA), Pretoria Wonderboom Apt. Airport (PRY), Sun City Resort Pilansberg Airport (NTY) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

  • Where are the most common stopover locations when flying from Johannesburg to Chennai?

  • What are some popular things to do or see while on a stopover in Dubai?

    If you're on a stopover in Dubai and looking for things to do, consider visiting Burj Khalifa, Deira Perfume Souq, or Dubai Creek. Burj Khalifa, Deira Perfume Souq, and Dubai Creek can be visited by traveling about 11,0 km, 7,0 km, and 3,7 km respectively from Dubai Intl. Travellers in need of a car in Dubai can hire one for about R480 per day.

  • Where are the least popular stopover locations for Johannesburg to Chennai flights?

  • Can I find deals for flights from Johannesburg to Chennai that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Johannesburg to Chennai flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Johannesburg to Chennai with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Johannesburg to Chennai flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Johannesburg to Chennai that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Johannesburg to Chennai flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Johannesburg to Chennai?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Johannesburg to Chennai.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Johannesburg to Chennai?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Johannesburg to Chennai by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Johannesburg to Chennai that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Johannesburg to Chennai offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Chennai?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Johannesburg to Chennai flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

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

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Johannesburg to Chennai?

    Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Johannesburg to Chennai (average of R697). Flying from Johannesburg to Chennai in December is currently the most expensive (average of R866). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 7 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Chennai

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Air MauritiusCheapestR9 495AverageR9 890FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time82%
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Etihad AirwaysCheapestR11 507AverageR13 360FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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Qatar AirwaysCheapestR11 979AverageR12 608FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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Singapore AirlinesCheapestR12 177AverageR13 152FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%
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Air IndiaCheapestR12 226AverageR13 295FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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EmiratesCheapestR12 415AverageR14 040FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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Ethiopian AirCheapestR12 998AverageR14 123FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%
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