London to Chennai flight duration

What is the flight duration from London to Chennai?

On average there are 1 flights flying direct each day from London to Chennai. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Average direct flight time is 10 hours.

The fastest direct flight from London (LHR) to Chennai (MAA) has a duration of 10 hours.

A distance of 5,104 miles / 8,214 km.

Related: Return journey Chennai to London flight duration

Direct flight breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 10 hours
  • Shortest flight duration: 10 hours
  • Longest flight duration: 10 hours
  • Average daily flights: 1

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from London to Chennai is 10 hours
  • Distance from London to Chennai is 5,104 miles / 8,214 km
  • London is served by 5 airports London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Luton Airport (LTN), London Stansted Airport (STN), London City Airport (LCY)
  • Chennai is served by 1 airports Chennai International Airport (MAA)

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, United Kingdom and Chennai, India? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 10 hours but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


London Heathrow to Chennai
Flying with British Airways
10 hours 00 minutes


London to Chennai flight time via New Delhi | LHR to MAA via DEL

carrier logo London to New Delhi
8 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
7 hours 10 minutes
carrier logo New Delhi to Chennai
2 hours 55 minutes
Total journey time
18 hours 40 minutes

London to Chennai flight time via Bahrain | LHR to MAA via BAH

carrier logo London to Bahrain
6 hours 20 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 40 minutes
carrier logo Bahrain to Chennai
4 hours 40 minutes
Total journey time
14 hours 40 minutes

London to Chennai flight time via Kuala Lumpur International | LHR to MAA via KUL

carrier logo London to Kuala Lumpur International
13 hours 15 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 35 minutes
carrier logo Kuala Lumpur International to Chennai
3 hours 40 minutes
Total journey time
19 hours 30 minutes

Airlines flying between London and Chennai

Most popular airlines that fly the route between London and Chennai

Malaysia Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Thai Airways
Thai Airways
Wizz Air UK
Wizz Air UK

Popular routes from London

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London & Chennai local time and timezones

Chennai, India time is 19 hours behind London, United Kingdom

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
19:48 Tue, 23 Jul, 2019,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

Date and time in Chennai, India:
00:18 Wed, 24 Jul, 2019,
Calcutta Timezone: IST (+05:30)

Jet Lag effects from flying between London and Chennai

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London to Chennai jet lag effects

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The cheapest months to travel from London to Chennai

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