In general, February is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to Chennai. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around $1,076. If you don’t want to visit Chennai in February, then you should wait until March to fly from New Zealand, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of $1,091.
The best time to book a flight to Chennai from New Zealand is 47 days out, which is when prices tend to be around $1,229.
According to our data, Wednesday is the cheapest day to fly to Chennai from New Zealand. The lowest ticket price found for a Wednesday departure recently was $1,205. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. On the other hand, Tuesday is the most expensive day to depart from New Zealand because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travellers. As a result, prices tend to be around $1,418.
Our data shows that the cheapest New Zealand to Chennai flights are usually those with departure times at midday. Our users have found flights to Chennai at midday for as low as $1,185. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to Chennai is in the morning when prices are around $1,522.
Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Chennai is possible. If you are planning a flight to Chennai, consider booking flights to Tirupati Airport (100 km from Chennai city centre) or Pondicherry Airport (134 km from Chennai city centre).