The cheapest times to fly from RSW to MAA are

  • January 15th to June 10th (except the week of March 26th)
  • November 5th to November 18th

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 RSW to MAA is late January. Prices can be as high as $3471 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $974 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Chennai

Flying from Fort Myers, FL (RSW) to Chennai (MAA) will usually cost between $1002 to $2006 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1025. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2499. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1475 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1159 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RSW to MAA flight.

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

RSW to MAA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RSW to MAA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Fort Myers. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $184 (13%) 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 $1103. Return trip prices are from the MAA to RSW 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 RSW to MAA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 17 hour 59 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking RSW to MAA

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 RSW to MAA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Newark, NJ (RSW > EWR > MAA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1142
  • Average savings: $18 (1.51%)

See RSW to EWR flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (RSW > JFK > MAA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1142
  • Average savings: $17 (1.47%)

See RSW to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, American, Avianca, Delta, JetBlue, LATAM, Silver Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Chennai International Airport to Southwest Florida International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9446 miles or 15202 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RSW to MAA flight is about 17 hour 59 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Myers, FL and Chennai?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from RSW to MAA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RSW
Origination airport name Southwest Florida International Airport
City Fort Myers, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.5
Longitude -81.8

Return Airport

Destination code MAA
Destination airport name Chennai International Airport
City Chennai
Country India
Latitude 13
Longitude 80.2


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