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Prices starting at $649 for return flights and $491 for one-way flights to Chennai Intl. 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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If you're wondering about travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when getting a flight from New York, NY Airport (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) to Chennai Airport (MAA-Chennai Intl.), check out the Covid-19 Travel Advisor.
Nonstop flights aren't an option when it comes to flying from JFK to MAA. However, there are a number of airlines that service this route with just one easy stopover, including Emirates, Air India and Air France.
It's a considerable distance from JFK to MAA — 17 hours and 3 minutes at least. But your flight doesn't need to be difficult. Be prepared and pack the essentials like your toothbrush and a blanket.
From the time you leave John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK) to the instant the plane taxis into the terminal at Chennai Airport (MAA-Chennai Intl.), you'll have been flying for roughly 17 hours and 7 minutes. Survive this lengthy flight by bringing all the essentials such as a neck pillow, earplugs and a sweater.
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 Chennai Airport (MAA-Chennai Intl.) 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.
In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Chennai Airport (MAA-Chennai Intl.) 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.
You'll need to make one or more stopovers if you're planning to fly from New York to Chennai. For now, there aren't any airlines that have nonstop flights on this route.
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