Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Chennai

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to Chennai (MAA)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to MAA flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.
ZA1 - MAA
Price
R7 852 - R11 441
MAA
Temperature
29 - 38 °C
MAA
Precipitation
15 - 374 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 092

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

R7 852

From Johannesburg 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 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 R10 594.

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 R9 570 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R6 905. 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.

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Chennai

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?

This flight path from Johannesburg to Chennai was viewed by 2 473 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chennai from Johannesburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Chennai

Most visitors from Johannesburg will not be allowed 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.

Do I need a test to 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.

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Alternative routes for Johannesburg to Chennai

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Destination information for Chennai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Johannesburg to Chennai.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = ₹5
Average temperature for September in Chennai
35.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Chennai
134.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

Airports servicing Chennai

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
SAUDIA
R465 R550 No cancel fee 86%
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Air Mauritius
R441 R557 No cancel fee 82%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Mauritius. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air Seychelles
R470 R575 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Seychelles. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air Austral
R531 R639 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Austral. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Etihad Airways
R540 R694 No cancel fee 75%
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Ethiopian Air
R537 R704 No cancel fee 72%
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Oman Air
R623 R745 No cancel fee 76%
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Singapore Airlines
R559 R765 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
R623 R809 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R666 R826 No cancel fee 68%
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