The best cheap business class flights to Chennai we found for a client this month cost £2,099 for a return ticket. Find the best deal on flights today by completing the form on the left of this page. We’ll get back to you faster than you can say” the Bay of Bengal!”
Average flight time, business class to Chennai from London: 10 hours
Airlines with direct business class flights to Chennai from London: British Airways
Airports in Chennai: Chennai International Airport (MAA)
Distance from London to Chennai: 5099 miles
Airlines with Business Class Flights to Chennai from London Heathrow
Five days a week, a daily flight from London leaves at 13:00 in the afternoon and touches down at 3:30 local time in Chennai. Enjoy your overnight trip in comfort with a chair that fully converts into a 183cm flatbed.
You’ll touch down in the only local airport in the area – Chennai International – where it’s a quick 30-minute ride into the city centre.
Getting to and from Chennai airport
Direct business class flights to Chennai from London land early in the morning – the perfect way to miss India’s chaotic rush hour. Taxis take approximately 40 minutes to the city centre. Make sure you agree on a price beforehand – the general fare is between 350 and 500 Rupees. You can call a cab with the Uber or Ola app or pick one up at the terminal. For a more daring ride, take a traditional rickshaw for INR 377.
If you like a challenge, opt to take the train (2km away from the airport) or the regular buses into Chennai central.
Where to stay in Chennai
Compliment your business class flights to Chennai with a stay at one of the city’s top hotels. If it’s luxury you’re looking for, look no further than the InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort. Overlooking the Bay of Bengal, its long corridors and lotus ponds are of typical South Indian architecture. Lounge in the pool or spa and indulge at The Melting Pot restaurant – serving South Asian, European and Indian Cuisine.
Part of the ‘Leading Hotels of the World’ group, Taj Coromandel is glittering with historical charm. Close to concert halls and sabhas, this hotel is elegant, traditional and of the highest quality.
Things to do in Chennai
Chennai has beautiful temples and an energetic up-and-coming culture. Enjoy the romantic colonial architecture and be sure to try a delicious curry dish!
Kapaleeshwarar Temple – Believed to be one of India’s most impressive temple, you’ll be amazed by the sheer volume of colourful carvings.
Watch a film scene live – Head to the Kodambakkam or Vadapalani neighbourhoods and find one of the many movie studios currently filming.
Read a book at Connemara Public Library – This is one of Asia’s largest libraries and holds over 600,000 books.
Chennai Bucket List Experiences
In a recent SkyClub survey, we asked over 1,000 of our clients “what’s number one on your bucket list?”
Your answer? Something that’s truly adventurous and daring. Here’s some once in a lifetime bucket list experiences in Chennai.
Scuba – See the fish of India with a PADI certified diving course.
Safari – Head to Guindy National Park to see Pythons and Crocodiles.
Summit- Partake in the favourite weekend hobby of adventure-lovers and go trekking and camping in the nearby Nagalapuram
Business Class Flights to Chennai, Practical Information
UK citizens will need to get an e-visa online. The visa is valid for 60 days on a single entry. It’s best to apply 72 hours in advance, but you can pay extra and get a rush-visa in 18-24 hours. Note you’ll need to print out your e-Visa for arrival.
Chennai is often hit by cyclones during November and December, with temperatures of 18-23 degrees celsius continuing through the winter season until February. Monsoon season is from June to August and sees strong rain and winds. Summers are hot (up to 40 degrees Celsius) and humid, starting from March till May. Due to its unique tropical climate, November to February is the best time to visit Chennai, with cool sea breezes coming off the Bay of Bengal.
To get the best cheap Business Class flights to Chennai, simply complete the form on this page or call 0044 207 255 1234 to speak with one of SkyClub’s fast and friendly experts.
We will find you special, discounted fares that are not available online. So, by the time you take your business class flights to Chennai, you’ll feel happy knowing that you’ve paid less than the people seated nearest to you! Have a great trip and – if you want to save money – please book with SkyClub.