Flights from Washington DC to Chennai

Selected fares from Washington DC to Chennai

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
WAS MAA Wed, Nov 25 - Wed, Dec 9 $868
WAS MAA Tue, Apr 7 - Mon, Apr 27 $870
WAS MAA Fri, May 8 - Mon, May 11 $876
WAS MAA Thu, Apr 23 - Mon, Apr 27 $876
WAS MAA Tue, Apr 7 - Mon, Apr 27 $883
WAS MAA Wed, Nov 25 - Wed, Dec 9 $892
WAS MAA Thu, Apr 30 - Sun, May 3 $913
WAS MAA Thu, Apr 30 - Thu, May 7 $1,330
WAS MAA Thu, Apr 23 - Mon, Apr 27 $1,748
WAS MAA Thu, Apr 23 - Mon, Apr 27 $1,844

Washington DC and Chennai airports and terminals

Airports in Washington DC DC, US

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    Reagan National Airport (DCA)

    Distance from City Center: 3 miles

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    Dulles Airport (IAD)

    Distance from City Center: 22.3 miles

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Airports in Chennai , IN

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    Chennai Airport (MAA)

    Distance from City Center: 0.4 miles

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April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from Washington DC to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 23 Washington DC (IAD) Chennai (MAA) Etihad Airways $868
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Return Mon, Apr 27 Chennai (MAA) Washington DC (IAD) Etihad Airways

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Washington DC to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Apr 7 Washington DC (IAD) Chennai (MAA) Etihad Airways $868
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Return Mon, Apr 27 Chennai (MAA) Washington DC (IAD) Etihad Airways

Best one-week trip in April from Washington DC to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 23 Washington DC (IAD) Chennai (MAA) United Airlines $876
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Return Thu, Apr 30 Chennai (MAA) Washington DC (IAD) United Airlines
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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from Washington DC to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, May 8 Washington DC (IAD) Chennai (MAA) United Airlines $876
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Return Mon, May 11 Chennai (MAA) Washington DC (IAD) United Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Washington DC to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, May 14 Washington DC (IAD) Chennai (MAA) Etihad Airways $868
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Return Sun, Jun 28 Chennai (MAA) Washington DC (IAD) Etihad Airways

Best one-week trip in May from Washington DC to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, May 15 Washington DC (IAD) Chennai (MAA) Etihad Airways $888
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Return Fri, May 22 Chennai (MAA) Washington DC (IAD) Etihad Airways
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from Washington DC to Chennai

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Leave Fri, Jun 19 Washington DC (IAD) Chennai (MAA) Emirates $1,825
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Return Sat, Jun 20 Chennai (MAA) Washington DC (IAD) Emirates

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Washington DC to Chennai

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Leave Tue, Jun 2 Washington DC (IAD) Chennai (MAA) Emirates $909
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Leave Wed, Jun 3 Washington DC (IAD) Chennai (MAA) Emirates $1,007
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Return Wed, Jun 10 Chennai (MAA) Washington DC (IAD) Emirates
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Flights to Chennai

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

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 Washington DC to Chennai on Wed, Apr 1, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/American Airlines AA137/AA8949 DCA 7:15 AM MAA 12:10 AM 738/330 31hr 25min
American Airlines/Cathay Pacific AA137/CX631 DCA 7:15 AM MAA 12:10 AM 738/333 31hr 25min
US Airways/Cathay Pacific US137/CX631 DCA 7:15 AM MAA 12:10 AM 738/333 31hr 25min
American Airlines/Qatar Airways AA7970/QR528 IAD 9:05 PM MAA 2:50 AM 777/333 20hr 15min
Qatar Airways/Qatar Airways QR708/QR528 IAD 9:05 PM MAA 2:50 AM 77W/333 20hr 15min
United Airlines/Emirates UA976/EK542 IAD 9:55 PM MAA 3:00 AM 777/773 19hr 35min
American Airlines/American Airlines AA6192/AA6669 IAD 10:25 PM MAA 3:30 AM 777/788 19hr 35min
American Airlines/British Airways AA6192/BA35 IAD 10:25 PM MAA 3:30 AM 777/788 19hr 35min
Finnair/British Airways AY5532/BA35 IAD 10:25 PM MAA 3:30 AM 777/788 19hr 35min
British Airways/British Airways BA292/BA35 IAD 10:25 PM MAA 3:30 AM 777/788 19hr 35min
Iberia/British Airways IB4656/BA35 IAD 10:25 PM MAA 3:30 AM 777/788 19hr 35min
Lufthansa/British Airways LH9267/BA35 IAD 9:55 PM MAA 3:30 AM 777/788 20hr 5min
United Airlines/British Airways UA924/BA35 IAD 9:55 PM MAA 3:30 AM 777/788 20hr 5min