Cheap flights from Chennai to Dubai

Flight information Chennai to Dubai

Cheapest return price last month

₹ 13,534

Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 2938 kilometres

3h 55min

Most popular airline last month


Dubai, Dubai Al Maktoum International, Dubai Creek SPB and Jebel Ali SPB

4 airports

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What you need to know before flying from Chennai to Dubai?

Airport information


Chennai (Madras) Airport (MAA)

GST Road, Meenambakkam, Chennai 600027, Tamil Nadu, India


Al Maktoum International Airport – Dubai World Central (DWC)

Dubai World Central, Emirates Rd, Dubai - United Arab Emirates


Dubai International Airport (DXB)

PO Box 2525,Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Getting to Chennai airport

  • Chennai Airport is less than 10 km from the city centre.
  • The suburban train station is located right outside the airport, which provides connectivity to the city every 20-40 minutes. Buses are also available.
  • Taxis are available to get to the airport as well.

Travelling from Dubai airport

  • There are airport shuttle services, taxis, and day and night buses that ferry travellers from the airports into Dubai.
  • The Dubai Metro Red Line also has stops at the airports as part of the route.
  • Skyscanner’s car hire page has information for travellers wishing to rent a car to drive around.

Facilities at Chennai and Dubai airports

  • Chennai airport has ATMs and money exchange counters for travellers to avail of. Dining options like cafes and restaurants, and shopping options including duty free, as well as a spa, medical assistance, and childcare rooms are available.
  • Both Dubai airports provide free Wi-Fi which is said to be the world’s fastest airport Wi-Fi. They also have quite a range of shopping options including duty-free, and a range of dining options and are known for their cafes. In addition, banking and currency exchange services are available at the airports. There are also children’s play areas, baby care rooms, complimentary shower facilities, smoking lounges, and prayer rooms.

Tips on how to make the best out of your flight journey from Chennai to Dubai

Flying from Chennai to Dubai on a direct flight will be around a 4 hour journey, with connecting flights adding an hour or more to the journey. Travellers can spend the flight watching the in-flight entertainment options, taking a nap, or reading up here on the facilities offered at Dubai airport.

Time difference

There is a one and a half hour time difference, with Chennai being ahead of Dubai.


Weather in Dubai

Dubai has a tropical desert climate, making it high on humidity, and summer is extremely hot with temperatures running well above 40 Degrees Celsius. November to February will be cooler, with temperatures around 26 to 31 degrees Celsius.


Exchange rate

1 Dirham (AED) is equal to approximately 17Rupees (INR). For more info click here.

Cost of living in Dubai

A Shawarma meal will cost around 4 Dirhams, while a sit down meal can be expensive, but Indian restaurants generally offer a meal for two at around 20 Dirhams. A ticket for the subway or city bus will cost a traveller upwards of .5 Dirhams, and a 3 km taxi ride will run about 3 Dirhams.

Mode of payments accepted in Dubai

Credit and debit cards will be accepted in all the shopping centres and malls. For street food and travel, keep local currency on hand.

Best places for your first meal in Dubai

Shawarmas are a must-eat item and easily and cheaply available throughout the day. Dubai has some great desserts that visitors to the city would want to indulge in – see the Skyscanner blog for more on these dishes.

Information and data provided on this page is correct as of April 27th, 2017.


FAQ on Flights from Chennai to Dubai

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  • Q3: Which is the cheapest month to book flights from Chennai to Dubai?
    A: Check the bar chart at the top to find the cheapest month to fly from Chennai to Dubai. The chart is based on the next 12 months price data we have.
  • Q4: Should I opt for a travel insurance while flying from of Chennai to Dubai?
    A: It's always safe to travel with a travel insurance.
  • Q5: Should I opt for on board food while travelling from Chennai to Dubai?
    A: Its suggested to opt for on board meals while flying to Dubai.
  • Q6: What is the check in luggage limit in Chennai to Dubai flights?
    A: Generally, 15 kg is the allowed baggage limit for an economy class passenger flying from Chennai to Dubai. Its advised to check your baggage limit that is printed on your ticket as it varies from airline to airline.
  • Q7: What is the hand baggage limit in Chennai to Dubai flights?
    A: 7 to 10 kg is the allowed hand luggage limit while flying from Chennai to Dubai. For most recent updates on the hand luggage weight, contact respective airlines.
  • Q8: What is the advantage of doing a web check in while flying from Chennai?
    A: Web check-in confirms your travel while flying from Chennaiand saves your time at the check-in counter.
  • Q9: How can I change my Chennai to Dubai travel dates after booking?
    A: Before check-in, the respective flight operator will allow you to change your travel dates. Generally, its chargeable based on the rescheduled date. It is recommended to contact respective airlines to know about the charges.
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Information and Data provided on this page is correct as of Sep 15th, 2017

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.