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FAQ about Chennai to Colombo Flights

  1. Is it true that SpiceJet takes less time on a direct Chennai to Colombo flight than other airlines?

    Yes. SpiceJet provide the fastest flights on this route

  2. Do airlines provide extra space for sleeping?

    Many of the Business class airlines provide extra space for sleeping.

  3. Can I carry my own food?

    Yes you can carry your own food. However, it should be properly packed.

  4. Will I be served alcohol on a Chennai to Colombo flight?

    No airline serves alcohol on a domestic flight. You will get alcohol in only international flights

  5. What is the average range of Economy class tariffs on Chennai to Colombo flight route? 

    The Economy class airfare ranges from Rs. 4150 to Rs. 485625. SpiceJet, SriLankan Airlines, Air India, and IndiGo provide tickets in this range.

  6. Is there web check-in option available with Chennai to Colombo flight?

    Yes, passenger do get a web check-in option with their Chennai to Colombo flight via online web check-in or airport check-in.

  7. Can I book budget hotels near Colombo Airport through the Internet? 

    Yes, one can book budget hotels near the airport via Cleartrip hotels option

  8. Does Chennai Airport have nappy changing facility for babies?

    Yes, the newly developed Chennai Airport has such facilities for babies and infants.

The largest city in Sri Lanka, Colombo is a popular harbor, and an even more popular tourist destination. It has a harmonious mix of cultures, traditions, and races. Plan your next trip to this cricket-frenzied city with Cleartrip, to ensure it’s your best one yet.

You may select either SpiceJet, SriLankan Airlines, translation missing: en.airlines.MJ, Air India, and IndiGo while flying from Chennai to Colombo.

124 flights fly this route weekly. Of these, SpiceJet, SriLankan Airlines, translation missing: en.airlines.MJ, Air India, and IndiGo.

The first flight from Chennai to Colombo is SpiceJet, departing at 12:05 AM. The last flight is IndiGo, which leaves at 06:55 AM.

On average, a non-stop flight from Chennai will get you to Colombo in 4 hours 15 minutes. Due to multiple halts adding up to the time, connecting flights may be as long as 24 hours.

Due to the close geographical proximity of India and Sri Lanka, there is no time difference, and both operate on GMT +5.30.

It is slightly cheaper to fly round trip rather than take one-way flights. In order to secure the best seats and grab the best offers, international tickets must be booked 90 days in advance.

The IATA code of the Chennai International Airport is MAA, and it is one of the only airports to house the domestic and international terminals adjacent to each other. It offers facilities like foreign exchange counters, childcare centers, and baggage wrapping facilities.

Colombo has two international airports, Bandaranaike International Airport and Ratmalana International Airport, with the IATA codes CMB and RML respectively. Bandaranaike International Airport (CMB) is the primary airport, serving over 8.5 million passengers annually. With 3 passenger terminals, this Sri Lankan airport also offers child care facilities, postal services, and special provisions for the disabled.

It is recommended that you check your flight’s landing details so as to understand which airport you would be disembarking at.

Buildings in Colombo range from colonial buildings telling tales of the Portuguese, Dutch, and British to structures built in Islamic, Hindu, Buddhist styles. While appreciating the architecture, make sure Mount Lavinia, Colombo National Museum, and Galle Face Green definitely feature on your Colombo go-to list.

Use Cleartrip to fly conveniently to Colombo. Download the Cleartrip app to book flights in 60 seconds using the one-touch booking feature. You may also check ticket confirmations with your PNR status, and save time at the airport by availing of the web check-in option.

The price of a Chennai to Colombo flight ticket varies between a minimum 4150 or up to ₹ 485625.

Note: Cleartrip Lowest Air Fares Calendar provides an indication of prices (per person) for a range of dates, so that you can see the cheapest air fares easily. The air fares you see here may not be available at the time you try and book.
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Information of Chennai Colombo Flight

Aerial distance 674 KM
Total flights from Chennai to Colombo in a week 124 flights
First Flight SpiceJet 1 , departs at 12:05 AM
Last Flight IndiGo 1201 , departs at 06:55 AM
Popular Airlines from Chennai to Colombo SpiceJet, SriLankan Airlines, Air India, and IndiGo
Shortest Time of flights from Chennai to Colombo 01h 20m
Airport codes flights from Chennai to Colombo Chennai-MAA,Colombo-CMB
Time of Chennai to Colombo flights 00h 01m

Chennai Colombo Cheap Flights

Chennai Colombo Cheap Flights Fare ₹ Airlines Name Date of journey Timings
Cheapest Fare within 30 days ₹4150* IndiGo 01/05/2021 12:05 PM-01:05 PM Book Now
Cheapest Fare within 90 Days ₹3953* SpiceJet 12/04/2021 12:05 AM-01:05 AM Book Now
Lowest Fare to Travel ₹3953* SpiceJet 12/04/2021 12:05 AM-01:05 AM Book Now

Chennai Colombo Flights Timings & Other Info

Flight timings SpiceJet Vistara Hahn Air IndiGo Etihad Airways
Early Morning (12 AM to 8 AM) 0 2 0 12 1
Morning ( 8 AM to 12 PM) 0 0 0 1 2
After Noon ( 12 PM to 4 PM) 0 0 0 0 0
Evening ( 4 PM to 8 PM) 0 0 0 0 0
Night ( 8 PM to 12 AM) 0 5 0 0 0
Baggage Details ( Check in ) 15 kg's 15 kg's 15 kg's 15 kg's 15 kg's