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Fares from $40 One Way, $89 Round Trip from Chennai to Kolkata

Prices starting at $89 for return flights and $40 for one-way flights to Kolkata were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Chennai to Kolkata

Origin Airport IATA CodeMAA
Destination Airport IATA CodeCCU
Distance860 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSpiceJet, Air India, IndiGo
Earliest Flight Arrival2:35AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival6:55PM UTC

Flying from Chennai to Kolkata

Chennai International Airport

The Chennai International Airport has dozens of helpful amenities for travelers. Flights from Chennai depart every hour from this airport. You can book a seat on flights from companies like Air India, JetLite, Gulf Air, and SpiceJet. The airport is less than five miles from Chennai, and it is just a quick drive from any of the major hotels or tourism areas in the city. No matter where you live or stay in Chennai, you can easily reach the airport. If you are ready to book your next international vacation, visit Orbitz.com for the best discounts and deals in the travel industry.

Easy Parking and Congestion-Free Traffic

In 2012, the Chennai International Airport launched a new system that made it easier for travelers to get through the airport. The new system has small booths at which you can pay for parking and get directions to different areas of the airport. Each lane carefully directs drivers to the pickup locations, drop-off sites, and parking garages. You can also visit one of the off-site parking garages and take a shuttle to the airport.

Driving Isn't for Everyone

Not everyone wants to hassle with finding a parking space and walking to the terminal. Luckily, Chennai has several cab companies, like Chennai Airport Transfers. When you call one of these companies, they will send a cab and driver to your location. Most companies charge by the mile, plus a small fee for pickup.

What to Eat

The Taj Madras Flight Kitchen is your only choice for a regular meal at the Chennai International Airport. You can grab a few snacks from one of the small kiosks and shops if you want to eat on the go. With the low-fare flights offered through Orbitz.com, you can plan your vacation in minutes. Visit the site today, and find out how easy it is to search for flights from Chennai.

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport

The Orbitz.com website makes it easy to find cheap flights to Kolkata. The website searches both domestic and international flights to find tickets with a low fare. The Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport is located in Rajarhat, approximately eight miles from Kolkata. Over 20 airlines service the airport, including AirAsia, Air India, Dragonair, Jet Airways and Singapore Airlines.

Transportation from the Airport

If you prefer public transportation, you can take the rail or the bus into Kolkata. Buses transport passengers to Dum Dum Station. From there, you can take the Metro Railway to the city's center. Trains run every 10 to 15 minutes. You can also take the bus into Kolkata. Buses operate until 11:00 p.m. on a daily basis. Taxis line up outside the terminals, but you can also book a prepaid taxi at the service counter. If you want your own transportation, you can use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental car.

Climate in Kolkata

Kolkata has a tropical wet and dry climate. During the winter months, the low temperatures range from the mid-50s to the low 60s, and the high temperatures range from the high 70s to the low 80s. In the summer, the temperatures range from the high 70s to the low 90s. The rainy season lasts from June through September. If you want to avoid the rain, use Orbitz.com to book your vacation in April, May or October.

Highlights and Attractions

The Belur Math Shrine, Victoria Memorial Hall and Howrah Bridge are popular things to see in Kolkata. If you like to shop, visit College Street. The entire area is filled with open-stall shops. When you use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights to Kolkata, the website handles every detail of your trip.

Flights from Chennai to Kolkata - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chennai to Kolkata?

Nonstop services are available with 4 airlines from Chennai (MAA-Chennai Intl.) to Kolkata (CCU-Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Intl.), so you could be booking the vacation of your dreams in a matter of minutes. Here are some trusted carriers to check out:

  • IndiGo
  • SpiceJet
  • Air India
  • AirAsia India
What is the shortest flight from Chennai to Kolkata?

It can be as a short and sweet as 2 hours and 10 minutes. If you believe your vacation hours should be spent 'vacationing' instead of flying, you'll enjoy the journey from Chennai (MAA-Chennai Intl.) to Kolkata (CCU-Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Intl.).

What airlines fly from Chennai (and vicinity) to Kolkata (and vicinity) most frequently?

Below are the airlines that operate the most frequently between Chennai Airport (MAA-Chennai Intl.) to Kolkata Airport (CCU-Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Intl.). Whatever you look for in a carrier, we're sure you'll find one that suits your plans among these: IndiGo - (6E) with 253 flights every month SpiceJet - (SG) with 91 flights every month AirAsia India - (I5) with 40 flights every month Air India - (AI) with 30 flights every month

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Kolkata?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Kolkata have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Kolkata with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Kolkata without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.