The cheapest times to fly from MAA to CLT are

  • January 15th to March 11th
  • March 26th to April 15th
  • September 3rd to December 31st (except the weeks of December 3rd and December 10th)

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 MAA to CLT is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1703 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1044 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Charlotte

Flying from Chennai (MAA) to Charlotte, NC (CLT) will usually cost between $1061 to $1563 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 $1052. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1613. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $561 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1299 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MAA to CLT flight.

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

MAA to CLT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MAA to CLT flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Chennai. 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 depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Charlotte, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Chennai. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $108 (8%) 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 $1255. Return trip prices are from the CLT to MAA 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 MAA to CLT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 58 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from MAA to CLT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) in Raleigh/Durham, NC

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 4.77% less expensive than CLT
  • 1-layover flights available

See MAA to RDU flights

Destination alternative #2: Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) in Greensboro/High Point, NC

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 3.00% less expensive than CLT
  • 2-layover flights available

See MAA to GSO flights

Destination alternative #3: Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) in Asheville, NC

  • 91 miles (146 km) away from CLT
  • Usually 1.62% less expensive than CLT
  • 2-layover flights available

See MAA to AVL flights


Flight Hacking MAA to CLT

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from MAA to CLT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: New York, NY (MAA > JFK > CLT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1101
  • Average savings: $199 (15.28%)

See MAA to EWR flights

Hack #2: Newark, NJ (MAA > EWR > CLT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1134
  • Average savings: $166 (12.74%)

See MAA to JFK flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (MAA > BOS > CLT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1167
  • Average savings: $132 (10.16%)

See MAA to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 22 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, American, ANA, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, SWISS, United, Vistara, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Charlotte Douglas International Airport to Chennai International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8882 miles or 14294 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MAA to CLT flight is about 16 hour 58 minutes.

How many flights go between Chennai and Charlotte, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from MAA to CLT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeMAA
Origination airport nameChennai International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeCLT
Destination airport nameCharlotte Douglas International Airport
CityCharlotte, NC
Countrythe United States


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