Cheap flights from New Zealand to Chennai

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 48 days in advance to save up to 20% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 48 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from New Zealand to Chennai 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,548, or $1,548 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Chennai?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to Chennai. Flights to Chennai from New Zealand in February are about $1,224 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $946.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to Chennai (NZ - MAA)?

When flying from New Zealand 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 New Zealand to Chennai in January, February 2022

The best prices found for New Zealand to MAA flights in January, February
28 Jan - 4 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

39h 30m
MAA

Chennai

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

42h 30m
$1,800

Emirates

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Deal found 23/1/22

28 Jan - 4 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

39h 30m
MAA

Chennai

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

42h 30m
$1,896

Emirates

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Deal found 23/1/22

28 Jan - 4 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

MAA

Chennai

3 stops

47h 10m
MAA

Chennai

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

42h 30m
$2,100

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

New Zealand to Chennai 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from New Zealand found for this year
6 Mar - 31 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

45h 30m
MAA

Chennai

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

24h 50m
$1,557

Emirates

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Deal found 23/1/22

6 Mar - 1 Apr
AKL

Auckland Intl

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

45h 30m
MAA

Chennai

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

24h 50m
$1,591

Emirates

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Deal found 23/1/22

25 Mar - 12 Jun
AKL

Auckland Intl

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

39h 30m
MAA

Chennai

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

31h 05m
$1,596

Emirates

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Deal found 24/1/22

One-way flights to Chennai from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to Chennai
4 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

46h 15m
$955

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

25 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

45h 40m
$990

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/1/22

4 Mar
AKL

Auckland Intl

MAA

Chennai

3 stops

47h 15m
$1,072

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New Zealand to Chennai flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Chennai from New Zealand?

Most people fly into Chennai (MAA) if they book a flight to Chennai from New Zealand. Chennai is conveniently located just 16.5 km from Chennai’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from New Zealand to Chennai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, and Air New Zealand 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.

Can I find flights from New Zealand to Chennai for under $1,600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to Chennai for under $1,600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just $1,557, but on average you can expect to pay $1,812.

How popular is this New Zealand to Chennai flight route?

This flight path from New Zealand to Chennai was viewed by 4,191 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New Zealand to Chennai?

When booking a flight from New Zealand to Chennai, you may want to consider flying on Cathay Pacific, Emirates or Malaysia Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to Chennai?

The cheapest flight price from New Zealand to Chennai is $1,094. On average you can expect to pay $1,170. The most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Chennai), can usually be booked for $1,557.

Can I fly to Chennai from New Zealand right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to Chennai

Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chennai.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chennai.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering Chennai.

Can I fly back to New Zealand from Chennai?

Returning to New Zealand from Chennai

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chennai are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

Departure points for flights from New Zealand to Chennai

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Top 7 airlines flying from New Zealand to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand to Chennai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Thai Airways
Cheapest$599
Average$1,143
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$832
Average$1,461
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Malaysia Airlines
Cheapest$918
Average$1,252
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$1,008
Average$1,711
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$1,026
Average$1,807
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$1,072
Average$1,490
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$1,636
Average$2,270
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety