There are 2 ways to get from Colombo to Chennai by plane

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

Recommended option

Fly from Diyawanna Oya  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Diyawanna Oya (DWO) to Madras (MAA) DWO - MAA

$65 - $225

Cheapest option

Fly from Colombo  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Colombo (CMB) to Madras (MAA) CMB - MAA

$37 - $122

What companies run services between Colombo, Sri Lanka and Chennai, India?

SriLankan Airlines, Cinnamon Air and IndiGo Airlines fly from Colombo to Chennai 5 times a day.

Airlines
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Madras via Colombo
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $220
IndiGo Airlines
Website
goindigo.in
Flights from Diyawanna Oya to Madras via Colombo
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $310
Spicejet
Website
spicejet.com
Flights from Colombo to Madras
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Colombo and Chennai is 686 km.

The cheapest way to get from Colombo to Chennai is to fly which costs Rs. 5500 - Rs. 20000 and takes 5 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from Colombo to Chennai is to fly which takes 3 h 42 min and costs Rs. 10000 - Rs. 36000.

It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Colombo to Chennai, including transfers.