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The best prices from Auckland to Chennai are usually found in February or March, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Sunday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Auckland (AKL) to Chennai (MAA)

AKL - MAA
Price
$1,017 - $1,817
MAA
Temperature
29 - 38 °C
MAA
Rainfall
15 - 374 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,017

From Auckland to Chennai

One-way from

$1,025

One-way flight from Auckland to Chennai

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Auckland to Chennai?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 48 days in advance, which can save you up to 20% on flights from Auckland to Chennai compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 48 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,469. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,469.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Auckland to Chennai?

Flights from Auckland to Chennai lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Auckland to Chennai in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $898.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland to Chennai (AKL - MAA)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Auckland to Chennai at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 23% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Auckland to Chennai in December, January 2021

The best prices found for AKL to MAA flights in December, January
3 Dec - 9 Dec
$1,963pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
3 Dec - 9 Dec
$2,318pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
8 Dec - 15 Dec
$2,337pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland to Chennai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from Auckland found for this year
1 Dec - 6 Dec
$1,699pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Dec - 6 Dec
$1,750pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Dec - 6 Dec
$1,772pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from Auckland to Chennai

Late deals on return flights to Chennai from Auckland, departing today and this week
8 Dec - 15 Dec
$2,337pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
8 Dec - 15 Dec
$2,463pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
10 Dec - 14 Feb
$2,569pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to Chennai from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to Chennai
15:00 - 20:50
Qatar Airways
2 stops
37h 20m
AKL - MAA
Qatar Airways
$1,026
qatarairways.com
13:15 - 21:15
Emirates
2 stops
39h 30m
AKL - MAA
Emirates
$1,217
Kiwi.com
13:00 - 20:25
Etihad Airways
2 stops
38h 55m
AKL - MAA
Etihad Airways
$2,296
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Auckland to Chennai flights.

Flight FAQs

From Auckland to Chennai

Can I find flights from Auckland to Chennai for under $1,133 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to Chennai for under $1,133. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,132, but on average you can expect to pay $1,650.

Which airlines flying from Auckland Intl to Chennai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Cathay Pacific, Air New Zealand, and Emirates are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to Chennai for under $1,133 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Auckland to Chennai, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to Chennai for under $2,408?

There are currently 16+ open flights from Auckland to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than $2,408.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 4,191 users have taken a look at flights from Auckland Intl to Chennai.

Does it rain more in Auckland or Chennai?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Auckland is roughly less than Chennai. You can assume this to be the case over the next 6 days.

Is Auckland weather warmer or cooler than Chennai?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 38 °C on average in the month of May. The temperature in Chennai is typically hotter than in Auckland. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Auckland to Chennai?

A quick flight from Auckland to Chennai can take about 16h 40m. Singapore Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $1,795. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Auckland to Chennai return?

Flying on Emirates is currently your cheapest option to Chennai, with prices starting at $1,352. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Cathay Pacific and Etihad Airways, with the lowest prices starting at $1,370 and $1,618, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Auckland to Chennai one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Emirates. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $869. Users have also found prices from $915 and $1,835 on Emirates and Qatar Airways, respectively.

Destination information for Chennai

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Auckland to Chennai
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₹52
Average temperature for December in Chennai
29.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in Chennai
153.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing Chennai

Top 7 airlines from Auckland to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Auckland 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
Thai Airways
$402 $766 N/A 77%
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Malaysia Airlines
$615 $839 No cancel fee 67%
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Singapore Airlines
$584 $920 No change fee 81%
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Cathay Pacific
$718 $998 No cancel fee 72%
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Air New Zealand
$757 $1,112 No cancel fee 78%
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Qantas Airways
$940 $1,206 No change fee 74%
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Emirates
$1,096 $1,520 No cancel fee 75%
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