Cheap flights from Wellington to Chennai

The best prices from Wellington to Chennai are usually found in May or June, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Wellington to Chennai

All the information you need to plan the best WLG to MAA flight in 2022: compare Wellington to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.



$763 - $1,247



25 - 33 °C



10 - 330 mm

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From Wellington to Chennai

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Wellington to Chennai?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 53% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Flights from Wellington to Chennai lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Wellington to Chennai in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,057.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wellington to Chennai (WLG - MAA)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Wellington to Chennai at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 41% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Related info for your journey

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

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Wellington to Chennai have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Singapore Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

How popular is this Wellington to Chennai flight route?

Within the past month, 777 users have taken a look at flights from Wellington to Chennai.

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

When booking a flight from Wellington to Chennai, you may want to consider flying on Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways or Singapore Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

Can I fly to Chennai from Wellington right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Wellington to Chennai

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

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

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

Can I fly back to Wellington from Chennai?

Returning to Wellington from Chennai

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

Alternative routes for Wellington to Chennai

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Auckland to Chennaifrom $1,099 pp

Top 3 airlines flying from Wellington to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Wellington to Chennai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
COVID-19 safety