The cheapest times to fly from DEL to IXM are

  • January 15th to April 8th
  • July 16th to October 21st

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 DEL to IXM is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $600 for Sunday flights during early to mid April, or as low as $133 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Madurai

Flying from Delhi (DEL) to Madurai (IXM) will usually cost between $136 to $243 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $136. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid April, with an average price of $414. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $278 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $184 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEL to IXM flight.

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

DEL to IXM Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEL to IXM flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from New Delhi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to IXM, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into DEL. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Madurai, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to New Delhi. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $18 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $179. Return trip prices are from the IXM to DEL 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 DEL to IXM can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 19 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from DEL to IXM while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Coimbatore International Airport (CJB) in Coimbatore

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from IXM
  • Usually 25.82% less expensive than IXM
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEL to CJB flights

Destination alternative #2: Cochin International Airport (COK) in Kochi

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from IXM
  • Usually 20.92% less expensive than IXM
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEL to COK flights

Destination alternative #3: Thiruvananthapuram International Airport (TRV) in Trivandrum

  • 123 miles (198 km) away from IXM
  • Usually 2.17% less expensive than IXM
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEL to TRV flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air India, Air-India Express, IndiGo, SpiceJet, SriLankan, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Madurai Airport to Indira Gandhi International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1295 miles or 2084 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEL to IXM flight is about 3 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Delhi and Madurai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 94 available flights from DEL to IXM.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DEL
Origination airport name Indira Gandhi International Airport
City Delhi
Country India
Latitude 28.6
Longitude 77.1

Return Airport

Destination code IXM
Destination airport name Madurai Airport
City Madurai
Country India
Latitude 9.8
Longitude 78.1


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