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Chennai is one of India’s major southern cities. It is known for its long coast along the Bay of Bengal, vibrant culture, traditional Tamil aesthetics, urban villages and diverse neighborhoods. Being one of the popular tourist destinations and a major city in India, Chennai is well-connected with the world. However, getting a Shimla to Chennai flight may not be easy and if you are taking this route, you should consider alternate airports.

Best Time to Book Shimla to Chennai Flight

Chennai experiences a tropical wet and dry climate, and lies in the thermal equator, and is costa, which prevents extreme variation in seasonal temperature. The best time to visit Chennai is between October to March, when the weather remains pleasant to roam around the city comfortably.

Details About Shimla to Chennai Flight

There are no direct or nonstop flights available between Shimla and Chennai, so expect one or more layovers at Delhi, Hyderabad, and Indore. While traveling on this route, you need to book a connecting flight. The only airline that flies out from Shimla is Alliance Air, which connects the hill station with Delhi. From Delhi, you will have to take one or more different flights. It takes approx seven hours by flight.

Additionally, an average Shimla to Chennai flight ticket price is INR 22,410 for a one-way trip and INR 34,562 for a return trip ticket. There are only 13 flights operating between the two cities every day.

The nearest airports on this route are Shimla Airport and Chennai International Airport (SLV-MAA).

One Way Trip
AirlinesAirlines NamePriceAction
Alliance Air + IndigoINR 22,410Book Now
9IAlliance Air + VistaraINR 23,446Book Now
Round Trip
AirlinesAirlines NamePriceAction
UKAllianceAir+Vistara,IndiGo+ Alliance AirINR 34,562Book Now
9IAlliance Air + IndiGo’IndiGo + Vistara + Alliance AirINR 36,726Book Now

Best Restaurants in Chennai

Seena Bhai 1977 Dosa Center Chennai

Seena Bhai 1977 Dosa Center

If you are in Chennai, belly up and head to this small yet popular dosa point. By the evening, it gets crowded with locals, so expect a long queue. Their must-tries are dosa, idly, sandwich, oothappams, shakes, etc. However, their kathi rolls and pizza are worth a try.

Dindigul Thalappakatti Chennai

Dindigul Thalappakatti

Craving Biryani? Dindigul Thalappakatti is one of the best Biryani joints in Chennai and operates over 40 outlets across Tamil Nadu, and even in France and UAE. Although they have different varieties of this delicious dish, patrons rave about the Mutton biryani, mutton pepper fry, and chicken curry.

Southern Spice Chennai

Southern Spice

If you are in South India, relishing its world-famous cuisine is a must. Not because it offers the best versions of dosa and idly, but also for the pinch of spice grown in the region, used to make curries extra spicy. At Southern Spice, you must try their kori ghee roast, and Kareemeen polichadhu.

Best Hotels in Chennai

Le Royal Meridien Hotel Chennai

Le Royal Meridien

Location : 1, Grand Southern Trunk Rd, Alandur, St.Thomas Mount, Tamil Nadu 600016

Price : INR 8,500

The Madras Grand Hotel Chennai

The Madras Grand

Location : 1 Chinna St., Egmore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600008

Price : INR 3,400

Hotel Pearl International Chennai

Hotel Pearl International

Location : 39, Park Town, Periyamet, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600003

Price : INR 1,480

Places to Visit in Chennai

Covelong Beach Chennai

Covelong Beach

Covelong Beach on the coast of Coromandel near the Covelong Beach is a must-visit spot in the city. This palm-fringed beach gets occupied by the locals on the weekend, who come here to enjoy a family picnic. For adventure-seekers, it offers activities like surfing, jet-skiing, boating, etc.

Swami Vivekananda House Chennai

Swami Vivekananda House

To learn about the ideology, teachings, and great life of Swami Vivekananda, visit this house, dedicated to his life. It is at this place, where he spent a few days after he returned from the west.

Marina Beach Chennai

Marina Beach

Marina Beach is the world’s second-largest beach, known for the blue waters, white waves, and golden sands. It can be visited any time of the day. Despite being crowded by the locals and tourists, it exudes a deep tranquility and a sense of peace.


  • It takes 07 hours to get from Chennai to Shimla By flight.

    It takes 07 hours to get from Chennai to Shimla By flight.

  • What is the nonstop flights from Shimla to Chennai?

    There are no direct / nonstop flights between Shimla and Chennai. So, you need to book connecting flights.

  • Which airlines operate in Shimla?

    Alliance Air is the only airport that operates scheduled flights in Shimla.

  • What is flight price from Shimla to Chennai?

    The average cost of flights from Shimla to Chennai is INR 22,410 for a one-way trip and INR 34,562 for a return trip ticket.

  • How many flights are there between Shimla and Chennai?

    There are only 13 flights available between Shimla and Chennai on a daily basis.

  • Which Airports will I be using to fly from Shimla to Chennai?

    You will board a flight from Shimla Airport and land at Chennai International Airport (SLV-MAA).

  • What is Chennai famous for?

    Chennai is home to India’s largest and the world’s second-largest beach. It is the biggest cultural and commercial hub of South India, and houses several Hindu temples, colonial architecture, museums, and churches.

  • Which language is spoken in Chennai?

    Tamil is widely spoken in Chennai.

  • Is Chennai worth traveling to?

    It is considered as one of the best places for explorers. However, it's best to follow a travel itinerary to avoid any unnecessary confusion.

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