Cheap flights from South Africa to Chennai

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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 719 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as R12 084.

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 586 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R7 638. 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 March

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.

Cheap flights from South Africa to Chennai in December, January 2021

The best prices found for South Africa to MAA flights in December, January
Jan 15 - Jan 21
CPT

Cape Town Intl

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

25h 50m
MAA

Chennai

CPT

Cape Town Intl

2 stops

34h 15m
R20 294

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 30.11.21

Jan 15 - Jan 21
CPT

Cape Town Intl

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

56h 45m
MAA

Chennai

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

33h 50m
R21 596

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 30.11.21

Jan 15 - Jan 21
CPT

Cape Town Intl

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

18h 25m
MAA

Chennai

CPT

Cape Town Intl

3 stops

23h 50m
R23 740

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 30.11.21

One-way flights to Chennai from South Africa

The cheapest one-way flights from South Africa to Chennai
Dec 19
CPT

Cape Town Intl

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

16h 20m
R9 115

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 29.11.21

Dec 15
CPT

Cape Town Intl

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

22h 15m
R13 148

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 30.11.21

Dec 16
CPT

Cape Town Intl

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

26h 10m
R13 323

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 30.11.21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about South Africa to Chennai flights.

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 Emirates, Singapore Airlines, and Air Seychelles. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from South Africa to Chennai for under R20 300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Africa to Chennai for under R20 300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just R20 294, but on average you can expect to pay R28 678.

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 Air India, Cathay Pacific and Emirates. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

Can I fly to Chennai from South Africa right now?

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.

Can I 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) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Africa.

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

Top 10 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Air Mauritius
CheapestR6 932
AverageR9 616
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time82%
COVID-19 safety
SAUDIA
CheapestR7 390
AverageR8 736
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time86%
COVID-19 safety
Air Seychelles
CheapestR7 469
AverageR9 382
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Air Austral
CheapestR8 436
AverageR10 154
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time66%
COVID-19 safety
Ethiopian Air
CheapestR8 526
AverageR11 184
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
CheapestR8 576
AverageR11 016
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
CheapestR8 880
AverageR12 092
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
CheapestR9 109
AverageR13 285
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Oman Air
CheapestR9 896
AverageR11 828
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
CheapestR10 574
AverageR13 628
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety