There are 7 ways to get from Chennai to Manhattan by plane or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Madras to Newark  •  22h 31m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Newark (EWR) MAA - EWR

$517 - $818

Cheapest option

Fly Madras to Boston, train  •  27h 16m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Boston (BOS) MAA - BOS
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station

$398 - $1,146

5 alternative options

Fly Madras to New York JFK  •  21h 39m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to New York JFK (JFK) MAA - JFK

$476 - $670

Fly Madras to New York La Guardia  •  24h 4m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to New York La Guardia (LGA) MAA - LGA

$559 - $918

Fly Madras to Philadelphia, train  •  25h 13m

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Philadelphia (PHL) MAA - PHL
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station

$737 - $2,396

Train to Bengaluru, fly to Newark  •  29h 19m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central to Yelahanka Jn.
  2. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to Newark (EWR) BLR - EWR

$521 - $821

Train to Bengaluru, fly to New York JFK  •  28h 57m

  1. Take the train from Chennai Central to Yelahanka Jn.
  2. Fly from Bengaluru (BLR) to New York JFK (JFK) BLR - JFK

$460 - $623

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Manhattan is to train and fly which costs ₹34,000 - ₹47,000 and takes 28h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Chennai to Manhattan is to fly which costs ₹36,000 - ₹55,000 and takes 21h 39m.

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The distance between Chennai and Manhattan is 8415 miles.

It takes approximately 22h 31m to get from Chennai to Manhattan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Madras Airport to Newark Airport. The quickest flight takes 19h 50m and has one stopover.

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Manhattan is 9h 30m behind Chennai. It is currently 1:20 PM in Chennai and 3:50 AM in Manhattan.

United Airlines, Emirates, Lufthansa and four other airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Newark Airport.

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There are 2323+ hotels available in Manhattan. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs ₹7 - ₹80.

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Manhattan.
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  • Distance: 8415.1 miles
  • Duration: 22h 31m

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Manhattan, NY, USA?

Air India Limited, Emirates and nine other airlines fly from Chennai to Manhattan hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Madras to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Flights from Madras to Newark via Delhi, Toronto
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Madras to Newark via Delhi
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
Flights from Madras to New York La Guardia via Delhi, Toronto
Ave. Duration
20h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Madras to New York La Guardia via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
22h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Madras to New York La Guardia via Frankfurt, Toronto
Ave. Duration
22h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Madras to New York La Guardia via Mumbai, Toronto
Ave. Duration
22h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Madras to Philadelphia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,800
Flights from Madras to Philadelphia via Delhi, Toronto
Ave. Duration
21h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,400
Flights from Madras to Philadelphia via Frankfurt, Toronto
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,800
Flights from Madras to Philadelphia via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
22h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,800
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via Delhi
Ave. Duration
20h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
21h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Flights from Madras to Boston via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Madras to Boston via Delhi, Toronto
Ave. Duration
20h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Madras to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Flights from Madras to Newark via Delhi
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
Flights from Madras to New York JFK via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Flights from Madras to New York La Guardia via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
22h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Madras to New York La Guardia via Frankfurt, Toronto
Ave. Duration
22h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Madras to New York La Guardia via Frankfurt, Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
24h 49m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,900
Flights from Madras to New York La Guardia via Frankfurt, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
26h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Flights from Madras to New York La Guardia via Delhi, Toronto
Ave. Duration
20h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Madras to New York La Guardia via Delhi, Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
21h 56m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $900
Flights from Madras to New York La Guardia via Mumbai, Toronto
Ave. Duration
22h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Madras to Philadelphia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,800
Flights from Madras to Philadelphia via Frankfurt, Toronto
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,800
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
21h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,600
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,400
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via Delhi
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,500
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Flights from Madras to Boston via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Bengaluru to New York JFK via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Madras to Newark via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
23h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,900
Flights from Madras to New York JFK via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,800
Flights from Madras to New York La Guardia via London Heathrow, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
22h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Madras to New York La Guardia via London Heathrow, Toronto
Ave. Duration
25h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Madras to New York La Guardia via London Heathrow, Pittsburgh
Ave. Duration
26h 11m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Madras to New York La Guardia via Dubai, Boston
Ave. Duration
21h 53m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Madras to Philadelphia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,100
Flights from Madras to Philadelphia via London Heathrow, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
22h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,100
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Flights from Madras to Boston via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
23h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Madras to Boston via London Heathrow, Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
21h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Madras to Boston via London Heathrow, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
22h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Flights from Bengaluru to New York JFK via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Madras to Newark via Dubai
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from Madras to New York JFK via Dubai
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from Madras to New York JFK via Dubai, Boston
Ave. Duration
21h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,200
Flights from Madras to New York La Guardia via Dubai, Boston
Ave. Duration
24h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via Dubai
Ave. Duration
21h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via Dubai, Boston
Ave. Duration
23h 38m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Madras to Boston via Dubai
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Bengaluru to New York JFK via Dubai
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Flights from Bengaluru to New York JFK via Dubai, Boston
Ave. Duration
21h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madras to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
23h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Flights from Madras to New York JFK via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
21h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,700
Flights from Madras to Philadelphia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
23h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,800
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via Munich
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
20h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Flights from Madras to Boston via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
23h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,500
Flights from Bengaluru to New York JFK via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Bengaluru to New York JFK via Munich
Ave. Duration
23h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Madras to Newark via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Flights from Madras to New York JFK via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Flights from Madras to New York JFK via Delhi
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Flights from Bengaluru to New York JFK via Delhi
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Flights from Bengaluru to New York JFK via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
22h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$490 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madras to Newark via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
23h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,900
Flights from Madras to New York JFK via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,800
Flights from Madras to New York La Guardia via London Heathrow, Toronto
Ave. Duration
25h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Madras to Philadelphia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,100
Flights from Bengaluru to Newark via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
22h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Flights from Madras to Boston via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
23h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,600
Flights from Madras to Boston via London Heathrow, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
22h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,700
Flights from Bengaluru to New York JFK via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
19h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,800
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Madras to New York JFK via Doha
Ave. Duration
21h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from Madras to New York La Guardia via Doha, Boston
Ave. Duration
24h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,500
Flights from Madras to Philadelphia via Doha
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,300
Flights from Madras to Boston via Doha
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Bengaluru to New York JFK via Doha
Ave. Duration
20h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Madras to New York JFK via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,500 - $3,400
Flights from Bengaluru to New York JFK via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
Flights from Bengaluru to New York JFK via Mumbai
Ave. Duration
18h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,400 - $3,300
Etihad
Website
etihad.com
Flights from Madras to New York JFK via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
20h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Bengaluru to New York JFK via Abu Dhabi
Ave. Duration
20h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $1,000
Kuwait Airways
Website
kuwaitairways.com
Flights from Madras to New York JFK via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
22h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $650
Flights from Bengaluru to New York JFK via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
20h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bengaluru to New York JFK via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
22h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bengaluru to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Premium
$210 - $290
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $100
Business Seat
$65 - $95
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
4h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $130
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$60 - $130
Business Class Seat
$100 - $180
Indian Railways

India’s national rail operator runs passenger and freight trains on both long-distance and suburban routes across the country, from slower multi-stop to faster and more comfortable services. It’s a practical and affordable way to explore the country. Advance ticket bookings usually open 120 days before the date of the journey for Indian nationals; 365 days for international travellers. You’ll be allocated a seat or berth when you book and choose your class of travel.

Contact Details
Website
indianrail.gov.in
Train from Chennai Central to Yelahanka Jn.
Ave. Duration
5h 54m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Book at
irctc.co.in

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