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Houston to Chennai Flights

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Selected fares from Houston to Chennai

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
HOU MAA Sat, Feb 28 - Tue, Mar 3 $875
HOU MAA Wed, Feb 25 - Thu, Mar 26 $875
HOU MAA Sat, Feb 28 - Tue, Mar 3 $945
HOU MAA Thu, Feb 12 - Thu, Mar 5 $973
HOU MAA Thu, Feb 12 - Thu, Mar 5 $1,097
HOU MAA Thu, Feb 12 - Thu, Mar 5 $1,237
HOU MAA Sat, Jan 24 - Mon, Feb 16 $1,615
HOU MAA Fri, May 15 - Sun, Jun 14 $1,634
HOU MAA Fri, May 15 - Sun, Jun 14 $2,046
HOU MAA Fri, May 15 - Sun, Jun 14 $6,845

Houston and Chennai airports and terminals

Airports in Houston TX, US
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    George Bush Airport (IAH)

    Distance from City Center: 17.8 miles

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    Hobby Airport (HOU)

    Distance from City Center: 13.1 miles

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Airports in Chennai , IN
map of airports in Chennai
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    Chennai Airport (MAA)

    Distance from City Center: 0.4 miles

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Vivanta by Taj Fishermans Cove

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The Accord Metropolitan

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Lemon Tree Hotel, Chennai

4 stars
4.0 / 5 2 reviews

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Park Hyatt Chennai

4 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

39 Velachery Road Map

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January

Lowest roundtrip airfare in January from Houston to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Jan 24 Houston (IAH) Chennai (MAA) Qatar Airways $973
Earn $9.73
Return Mon, Feb 16 Chennai (MAA) Houston (IAH) Qatar Airways

Best one-week trip in January from Houston to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jan 13 Houston (IAH) Chennai (MAA) Emirates $1,052
Earn $10.52
Return Tue, Jan 20 Chennai (MAA) Houston (IAH) Emirates
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February

Lowest roundtrip airfare in February from Houston to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Sat, Feb 28 Houston (IAH) Chennai (MAA) United Airlines $875
Earn $8.75
Return Tue, Mar 3 Chennai (MAA) Houston (IAH) United Airlines
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Flights to Chennai

George Bush Intercontinental Airport

Booking flights from Houston is easy if you use the services offered on Orbitz.com. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the main airport that serves those traveling in and out of the city. Named after George H. W. Bush, this airport serves tens of millions of travelers yearly and was the 10th busiest airport in the United States in 2011. Airlines that service this airport include American Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Air Canada and Air France. Find low-cost tickets to destinations around the world on Orbitz.com.

Houston Airport Parking

Parking at George Bush Intercontinental Airport costs $17 per day, and you can purchase airport parking tickets in advance on Orbitz.com. However, if you are planning a long trip, this cost can add up. There are many companies that offer off-site parking to Houston travelers at cheaper rates. Ramada, which is approximately four miles from the airport, charges travelers $25 per week for parking and offers shuttle services to and from the airport. Park 'N Fly is located approximately three miles from the airport and charges $7 daily for parking, and Rocket Parking is located just over four miles from the airport, charging $5.50 per day.

Ground Transportation in Houston

The Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority has a bus and rail system that will get Houston residents to and from the airport. The airport has courtesy vans that will pick travelers up from locations that are within a five mile radius of the airport. Taxis are also available throughout the city and are the quickest option for those who choose not to drive or take public transportation. If you are arriving in Houston and need transportation, you can find great deals on rental cars on Orbitz.com. Customers can check out the latest sales to find bargain prices.

Airport Dining Facilities

George Bush Intercontinental Airport has a variety of restaurants that you can enjoy while waiting for your flight. Urban Crave, Cat Cora's Kitchen and Harlon's BBQ offer southern-style dishes. There are also many restaurant chains at this airport, including Schlotzky's Deli, Chili's and Popeye's Chicken. Book your flights from Houston using Orbitz.com and arrive at the airport early enough to relax and enjoy a fine meal.

Chennai International Airport

The Chennai International Airport is located on Tirusulam, approximately 9 miles south of downtown Chennai. Numerous airlines service the airport, including British Airways, Air France, Air Canada and Korean Air. The Orbitz.com website makes it easy to find cheap flights to Chennai. The website searches flights from all available airlines to find the best deals on your air ticket.

Transportation From the Airport

The airport has bus services that run from the airport into the city center. Three rail lines also service the airport; however, the elevated trains make a circle around Chennai, so if you decide to travel via train, you'll have to switch to bus transportation once you get closer to the city. If you want access to your own vehicle, you can use the Orbitz.com website to arrange for a rental car.

Weather in Chennai

Chennai has a tropical climate. Temperatures average from the mid-80s to the high 90s throughout the year. While the weather sometimes gets cooler, it's rare for the city to see temperatures below 70º F. December and January are considered peak travel months because the weather isn't unbearably hot. However, you'll save money by traveling during the off-peak travel season. If you use Orbitz.com to plan your trip in February or March, you'll have nice weather and get better deals on your travel expenses.

Highlights and Attractions

Kapaleeshwar Temple, San Thome Church and Crocodile Bank are some of the popular attractions in Chennai. The Orbitz.com website does more than find cheap flights to Chennai. You can use the website to purchase tickets to area attractions or schedule guided tours of the city.

Flight schedule for flights from Houston to Chennai on Sun, Dec 28, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA6155/AA6669 IAH 4:40 PM MAA 1:00 AM 744/788 20hr 50min
American Airlines/British Airways AA6155/BA35 IAH 4:40 PM MAA 1:00 AM 744/788 20hr 50min
Finnair/British Airways AY5494/BA35 IAH 4:40 PM MAA 1:00 AM 744/788 20hr 50min
British Airways/British Airways BA194/BA35 IAH 4:40 PM MAA 1:00 AM 744/788 20hr 50min
Iberia/British Airways IB4630/BA35 IAH 4:40 PM MAA 1:00 AM 744/788 20hr 50min
Lufthansa/British Airways LH7622/BA35 IAH 3:30 PM MAA 1:00 AM 763/788 22hr 0min
United Airlines/British Airways UA921/BA35 IAH 3:30 PM MAA 1:00 AM 763/788 22hr 0min
US Airways/British Airways US7055/BA35 IAH 4:40 PM MAA 1:00 AM 744/788 20hr 50min
American Airlines/Qatar Airways AA7996/QR528 IAH 6:16 PM MAA 1:45 AM 777/333 19hr 59min
Qatar Airways/Qatar Airways QR714/QR528 IAH 6:16 PM MAA 1:45 AM 77L/333 19hr 59min
jetBlue/Emirates B65004/EK542 IAH 6:25 PM MAA 2:15 AM 388/773 20hr 20min
Emirates/Emirates EK212/EK542 IAH 6:25 PM MAA 2:15 AM 388/773 20hr 20min
jetBlue/Air India B65004/AI906 IAH 6:25 PM MAA 5:00 AM 388/321 23hr 5min