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Flight from Toronto to Chennai
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When to book flights from Toronto to Chennai
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Top tips for finding a cheap flight out of Toronto
Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for C$ 861 or less one-way and C$ 1,761 or less round-trip.
The cheapest flight from Toronto to Chennai was found, on average, 80 days before departure.
Book at least 6 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is February.
Morning departure is around 6% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
Consider using Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) as your departure point on flights from Toronto to Chennai. This airport is approximately 26.6 km from downtown Toronto, and it would take around 21 minutes to cover the distance with a car. If you are in a rush to catch up with your flight from Toronto to Chennai consider using a taxi or a car rental which is a bit faster compared to the buses in downtown Toronto.
Pet lovers with flights from Toronto to Chennai are much recognized. While at Toronto Pearson International Airport your pet can relieve itself in one of the pet relief areas located at the airport. These areas are at Terminal 1 and Terminal 3 each close to the baggage claim areas. Upon landing at Chennai through Chennai International Airport (MAA), your pet can relieve itself at Gates 46 and 47.
If you are travelling with your kids to Chennai from Toronto, consider reserving your flight with Air Canada. It is a kid-friendly airline with several kids’ entertainment amenities such as video games, carton channels, family movies, and aviation-playing toys. The seats in this plane are comfortable for parents with kids in their laps for it contains extra legroom for more stretching as compared to other airlines.
Flights from Toronto to Chennai land at Chennai Airport (MAA), less than 10 km from the city centre by car.
Passengers in transit at Chennai Airport can use one of the available dormitories to rest, shower or just relax before their connecting flight. Please note these dormitories area available on a first come first serve basis and can’t be booked in advance. This service is not available for passengers whose final destination is Chennai or who have a layover for more than 24h.
Whether you’re desperate for a coffee after a long flight from Toronto to Chennai, or you’re craving some Indian cuisine, you can find what you’re looking for at one of the six cafes and restaurants at the airport. A small coffee or tea costs ₹ 20 (about C$ 0.39).
For currency exchange services, you’ll find five currency exchange offices available in the international terminal as well as several ATMs in the arrival’s hall of the airport.
For convenience, and if you prefer a door-to-door service rather than public transportation, the best way to travel from the airport to the city centre is to take a prepaid taxi. These cost ₹ 300 (about C$ 5.81), and travellers can get a taxi coupon from one of the booths at the airport.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days
FAQs for booking flights from Toronto to Chennai
The presence of various accessible amenities in Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and Chennai International Airport (MAA) confirms how much the flights from Toronto to Chennai consider persons with limited mobility. These individuals are recommended for early booking of flights to be allocated with wheelchairs, wheelchair attendants, and special assistance.
Consider staying at Quality Inn Toronto Airport if you have the earliest flight from Toronto to Chennai via Toronto Pearson International Airport. This hotel is a 3-minute walk distance to the airport. It features a complimentary airport shuttle that you may use to connect to the airport if you have a piece of luggage.
If you choose to leave your car at Toronto Pearson International Airport (YTO) before going to Chennai, there are four types of parking available. Per week, expect to pay C$ 225 with Valet Care, C$ 185 with Daily Park, C$ 120 with Value Park Garage, and C$ 105 with Value Park Lot. All options provide a free train connection to the airport except for Valet Care, which is an on-site service, and Daily Park, which is located in the covered parking lot at Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. All services can be booked online before your flight from Toronto to Chennai.
Both Ola, the Indian-based rideshare company, and Uber are available from the airport and can get you to the city centre. If you don't have either of these mobile apps installed on your phone, you can access the service from their staffed booths at the airport.
Most restaurants and cafes at the international arrivals terminal serve coffee, tea, sandwiches and snacks. However, there are a couple of places that specialize in local cuisine and snacks such as Nalaas Aappakadai, serving Indian and Chinese cuisine, and several fast food joints that serve different flavours of instant Maggi noodles, a favourite local snack.
You can travel by train or subway from the airport to Chennai’s city centre. A one-way train ticket to Chennai costs around ₹ 8 (C$ 0.15). The blue subway line connects the airport to the Little Mount station, and a one-way ticket costs ₹ 40 (about C$ 0.77).
This flight route requires at least one stop and takes a minimum of 20h 05m.
In the last 3 days, Etihad Airways offered the best one-way deal for that route, at C$ 1,009. KAYAK users also found Toronto to Chennai round-trip flights on Qatar Airways from C$ 2,132 and on Air Canada from C$ 2,233.
If you are looking for a flight deal from Toronto to Chennai, look for departures on Wednesdays and avoid leaving on a Saturday, as it's usually the priciest day. When flying back from Chennai, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly and Friday is the most expensive.
Toronto is served by 3 major airports and there is only 1 main airport in Chennai. You will leave Toronto from one of these airports: Toronto Hamilton, Toronto Island, or Toronto Pearson Intl. You will be arriving at Chennai.
The earliest departure to Chennai leaves Toronto at at 12:00 am.
The last departure to Chennai leaves Toronto at at 11:50 pm.
There are no direct flights connecting Toronto to Chennai.
We unfortunately don’t have that data for this specific route.
SkyTeam, Star Alliance, and oneworld are the airline alliances operating flights between Toronto and Chennai, with SkyTeam being the most commonly used for this route.
New Delhi is the most popular layover city among KAYAK users travelling from Toronto to Chennai.
KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Toronto to Chennai.
KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Chennai from Toronto is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.
Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Chennai with an airline and back to Toronto with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Chennai from Toronto up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.