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Find The Best Dates To Fly from John F. Kennedy Intl. to Chennai Intl.

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The cheapest flights to Chennai Intl. found within the past 7 days were $810 round trip and $423 one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Frequently asked questions

Can I catch a flight from JFK Airport to Chennai Airport right now?
It’s wise to learn about any travel advice reports and quarantine requirements in place in your destination city. Be sure to check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for up-to-date information on catching a flight to Chennai Intl. Airport (MAA).
Are there direct flights from JFK Airport to Chennai Airport?
If you want to travel with minimum fuss from JFK Airport to MAA, look into American Airlines, British Airways and Delta. No airlines offer direct flights between the two locations, so you’ll need to make at least one stopover.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?
For more info about changing your flight to Chennai Airport, please visit our Customer Service Portal.
How long is the flight from JFK Airport to MAA?
Make sure you hop up and wander around during your flight from JFK to Chennai Airport. The average flight time is 17 hours and 32 minutes, so exercising your legs will help keep you comfortable during this long-haul journey.
What is the flight distance from JFK Airport to Chennai Airport?
From JFK Airport to Chennai Intl. Airport (MAA), the flight distance is 8,400 mi. So, it’s wise to have a good selection of entertainment options. Movies, books, podcasts … You name it. If you come prepared, it won’t feel like too long before you hear the call to prepare for landing.
What airlines fly from JFK Airport to MAA?
Given there are no direct flights between JFK Airport and MAA, at least one stopover will be unavoidable. You will be better off planning ahead if you want to secure the most straightforward route and save time.
What airlines have practices regarding COVID-19 in place and use social distancing?
From the moment you enter the departure terminal to when you leave the arrivals terminal, if you’re flying with IndiGo, SpiceJet or Air India you can be sure that COVID-19 measures and social distancing rules have been adhered to. Many airlines have introduced capped capacity flights and keeping the middle seat empty.
What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?
This just in! Airfares offered on Thursdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity in 2021. Tuesday and Wednesday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking during the weekend, as data shows that is when prices are generally at their highest.
What are the cheapest days to fly?
Frequent travelers may already know this, but earlier in the week can be the cheapest time to fly. In 2021, flights departing on a Monday were generally the cheapest of the week, whereas you may pay a premium for weekend flights when demand is usually high. On average, tickets were most expensive for Saturday departures, so if you need to fly out on a weekend, you might look for deals ahead of time.
How far in advance can you book a flight?
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It’s possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2021 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 0-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.*According to flight demand on Travelocity.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.


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Route Info

Flight path for flights from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Chennai Airport.

8,746.00 miles

Airline carriers and aircraft used on flights from JFK to MAA

Airline Carrier
Etihad Airways
Beechcraft twin piston engines
Jet Airways (India)
Fairchild (Swearingen) SA26 / SA226 / SA227 Metro / Merlin / Expediter

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Airfares to Chennai MAA from New York JFK currently cost between $810 and $1,322. It’s usually cheaper to book a round trip than two separate one-way flights. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 


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If you want to be flexible about when you return, or keep your travel options open ended, a one-way flight could be just the ticket! You’ll find one-way airfares from New York JFK to Chennai MAA on Travelocity starting at $423. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply. 


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