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South Africa to Chennai (MAA)

All the information you need to plan the best null to MAA flight in 2022: compare South Africa to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.
What is the cheapest month to fly from South Africa to Chennai?

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chennai from South Africa. Prices for March average R10 766 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R7 767. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 19% on your journey compared to booking in December

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

To save on the cost of your flight from South Africa to Chennai, book at least 46 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 8% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from R11 918 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R12 289.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Africa to Chennai (ZA - MAA)?

When flying from South Africa to Chennai, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

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Flight FAQs

From South Africa to Chennai

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

Chennai (MAA) is the airport you will fly into if you book a flight from South Africa to Chennai. It is only a 16,5 km journey from Chennai (MAA) to Chennai’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from South Africa to Chennai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from South Africa to Chennai that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qatar Airways, Emirates, and Air Seychelles. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

How popular is this South Africa to Chennai flight route?

Flights from South Africa to Chennai have been viewed 2 473 times in the past calendar month.

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

The most popular airlines flying from South Africa to Chennai are Cathay Pacific, Emirates and Etihad Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chennai from South Africa?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Africa to Chennai

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

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to South Africa from Chennai?

Returning to South Africa from Chennai

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chennai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 hours for Antigen (quick-test) before departing to South Africa.

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

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Destination information for Chennai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from South Africa to Chennai.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = ₹5
Average temperature for May in Chennai
38.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Chennai
53.0 mm

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Top 9 airlines flying from South Africa to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Africa 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
R5 885 R9 903 No cancel fee 68%
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Air Mauritius
R7 050 R9 780 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
R7 515 R8 884 No cancel fee 86%
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Air Seychelles
R7 595 R9 541 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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Emirates
R8 890 R13 093 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
R9 371 R12 390 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
R9 716 R12 536 No cancel fee 81%
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Oman Air
R10 064 R12 029 No cancel fee 76%
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Cathay Pacific
R13 124 R13 915 No cancel fee 72%
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