Cheap flights from OR Tambo to Chennai

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The best prices from Johannesburg OR Tambo 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

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OR Tambo (JNB) to Chennai (MAA)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to MAA flight in 2021: compare OR Tambo to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.
JNB - 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

R8 963

Average for round-trip flights in October 2021

Round-trip from

R7 985

From Johannesburg OR Tambo 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 Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chennai?

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chennai from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport. Users have commonly found prices around R9 732 for the month, but tickets can be as low as R7 022. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chennai (JNB - MAA)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chennai at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 11% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 46 days in advance to save up to 8% 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 46 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 OR Tambo Airport to Chennai 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R10 773, or R11 109 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Travellers have found that booking a Thursday departure is the best way to save up to 24% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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Flight FAQs

From OR Tambo to Chennai

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

Most people fly into Chennai (MAA) if they book a flight to Chennai from Johannesburg OR Tambo. On average, Chennai has 0 inbound flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo per day from 12 airlines. Chennai is conveniently located just 16,5 km from Chennai’s city centre.

How popular is this Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chennai flight route?

Flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Chennai have been viewed 2 473 times in the past calendar month.

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

When booking a flight from Johannesburg OR Tambo Airport to Chennai, you may want to consider flying on Air India, Cathay Pacific or Emirates as they are the most popular for this route.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chennai from OR Tambo?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Chennai

Most visitors from Johannesburg OR Tambo will not be allowed to enter Chennai.

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to OR Tambo from Chennai?

Returning to Johannesburg OR Tambo from Chennai

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

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

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Destination information for Chennai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from OR Tambo to Chennai.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = ₹5
Average temperature for October in Chennai
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Chennai
337.0 mm

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Airports servicing Chennai

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from OR Tambo 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
Air Mauritius
R6 442 R8 130 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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SAUDIA
R6 793 R8 031 No cancel fee 86%
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Air Seychelles
R6 866 R8 394 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
R7 755 R9 335 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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Ethiopian Air
R7 838 R10 282 No cancel fee 72%
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Etihad Airways
R7 884 R10 127 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
R8 164 R11 165 No cancel fee 81%
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Oman Air
R9 098 R10 874 No cancel fee 76%
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Emirates
R9 099 R11 816 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R9 721 R12 053 No cancel fee 68%
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