Chennai (MAA) to Colombo (CMB) Flights

Cheap Flights from Chennai to Colombo

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Flight tickets from Chennai to Colombo ( 7 flights found )

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, and Air India while flying from Chennai to Colombo.

49 flights fly this route weekly. Of these, SpiceJet has 7, SriLankan Airlines has 35, and Air India has 7.

The first flight from Chennai to Colombo is SpiceJet, departing at 12:05 PM. The last flight is SriLankan Airlines, which leaves at 9:15 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.

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Information of Chennai Colombo Flight

Aerial distance 674 KM
Total flights from Chennai to Colombo in a week 49 flights
First Flight SpiceJet 1 , departs at 12:05 PM
Last Flight SriLankan Airlines 124 , departs at 9:15 AM
Cheapest flights from Chennai to Colombo ₹2999*
Popular Airlines from Chennai to Colombo SpiceJet, SriLankan Airlines, and Air India
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 1h 27min

Chennai Colombo Cheap Flights

Chennai Colombo Cheap Flights Fare INR Airlines Name Date of journey Timings
Cheapest Fare within 30 days ₹2999* IndiGo 06/03/2018 06:03 AM-08:03 AM Book Now
Cheapest Fare within 90 Days ₹2999* IndiGo 05/03/2018 12:03 PM-01:03 PM Book Now
Lowest Fare to Travel ₹2999* IndiGo 05/03/2018 12:03 PM-01:03 PM Book Now

Chennai Colombo Flights Timings & Other Info

Flight timings SriLankan Airlines IndiGo Air India Malindo Air Jet Airways Malaysia Airlines
Early Morning (12 AM to 8 AM) 0 30 79 57 0 8
Morning ( 8 AM to 12 PM) 70 8 0 0 10 63
After Noon ( 12 PM to 4 PM) 0 7 0 0 1 0
Evening ( 4 PM to 8 PM) 0 0 0 0 59 0
Night ( 8 PM to 12 AM) 9 0 0 22 9 8
Baggage Details ( Check in ) 15 kg's 15 kg's 15 kg's 15 kg's 15 kg's 15 kg's

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Is it true that IndiGo takes less time on a direct Chennai to Colombo flight than other airlines? Yes. IndiGo 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.2999 to Rs.5999. SpiceJet, SriLankan Airlines, and Air India 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.

Chennai Airport Details

Colombo Airport Details

  • Bandaranaike International Airport
  • "Canada Friend-ship Rd
  • (+94) 11 2 252861