The cheapest times to fly from IXM to MAA are

  • February 19th to April 8th
  • May 14th to September 30th (except the week of July 9th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from IXM to MAA is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $769 for Friday flights during late April, or as low as $53 for Saturday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Chennai

Flying from Madurai (IXM) to Chennai (MAA) will usually cost between $56 to $151 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $54. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late April, with an average price of $364. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $310 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $66 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IXM to MAA flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the IXM to MAA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

IXM to MAA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IXM to MAA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Madurai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to MAA, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into IXM. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Chennai, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Madurai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $36 (33%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $70. Return trip prices are from the MAA to IXM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from IXM to MAA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 27 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from IXM to MAA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air India, Air-India Express, IndiGo, Singapore Airlines, SpiceJet, SriLankan, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chennai International Airport to Madurai Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 260 miles or 418 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from IXM to MAA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IXM to MAA flight is about 1 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Madurai and Chennai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 81 available flights from IXM to MAA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeIXM
Origination airport nameMadurai Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeMAA
Destination airport nameChennai International Airport


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