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|Chennai city centre|
|Chennai International Airport (MAA): 10 mi from city centre|
Planning a trip to India? Touch down in the region of Tamilnadu on cheap flights to Chennai International Airport (MAA). It's the third busiest airport in India and welcomes flights from around the world. From London, catch flights to Chennai onboard Jet Airways, British Airways, Oman Air and Air India.
Chennai is tropical which two seasons, summer and monsoon. Most Westerners not used to extreme heat will probably feel most comfortable in the cool months, December to February. Always book flights to Chennai at least 6 months before departure for the cheapest fares.
Fights to Chennai with one stopover take at least 13 hours from London.
Chennai is the gateway to southern India. Located right on the coast the city's beaches beckon, the night-clubs roar, the cafes and restaurants are sizzling with flavour and the locals are friendly. Are you ready to start your holiday in Chennai?
Beaches: Being right on the Bay of Bengal, there are some really spectacular beaches in Chennai. Marina Beach is 12 kilometres of soft sand, the second largest urban beach in the world! Edward Elliot's Beach is popular among the youth and get get pretty crowded on weekends.
Shopping: For a day of shopping head to Pondy Bazaar and Ranganathan Street to find all your Chennai souvenirs. It can get pretty crowded and will certainly require some good bargaining skills.
Parry's Corner: Art Deco isn't something you'll find too often in India but Chennai happens to be home to the best preserved Art Deco architectural area in the country. Wander around and don't forget your camera!
Find more information on Tamilnadu Tourism.
Chennai has plenty of hotel rooms to go around! Find your perfect hotel in Chennai by deciding first which area of the city you'll be exploring most. Get a hotel that central for historic sights and attractions or one by the beach if that's more your thing. Book your room as far in advance as possible.