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Flight time from Chennai to New York is 20 hours

One stop flight time from MAA to JFK via DEL is 20 hours (Operated by Air India Limited)

How long does it take to fly from Chennai to New York?

There are very few non-stop flights from Chennai to New York. Therefore, you'll have to take connecting flights. In such cases, flight time depend on the stopover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Fastest one-stop flight between Chennai and New York takes close to 20 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 44 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 1 hr to 23 hrs .

The nearest airport to Chennai, is Chennai International Airport (MAA) and the nearest airport to New York, is John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

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Distance from Chennai to New York is approximately 13480 kilometers.

Flight time from Chennai to New York via London • MAA to JFK via LHR

Flight duration from Chennai International Airport to John F Kennedy International Airport via London Heathrow Airport, United Kingdom on British Airways flight is 20 hours 45 minutes

British Airways
Total flight duration
20 hours 45 minutes
MAA to LHR → 11 hours 5 minutes
LHR Stop 1 hour 30 minutes
LHR to JFK → 8 hours 10 minutes

Flight time from Chennai to New York via Frankfurt • MAA to JFK via FRA

Flight duration from Chennai International Airport to John F Kennedy International Airport via Frankfurt International Airport, Germany on Lufthansa flight is 22 hours 30 minutes

Total flight duration
22 hours 30 minutes
MAA to FRA → 10 hours 25 minutes
FRA Stop 3 hours 5 minutes
FRA to JFK → 9 hours

Flight time from Chennai, India to airports near New York, United States

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Chennai International Airport, Chennai to airports nearest to New York is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
MAA - BOS Boston, Logan International Airport 20 hrs 45 mins1 Stop
MAA - EWR Newark, Newark Liberty International Airport 20 hrs 30 mins1 Stop
MAA - BWI Baltimore, MD, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport 23 hrs 50 mins1 Stop
MAA - PHL Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport 38 hrs 45 mins1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Chennai and New York

Chennai time is 9 hours 30 minutes ahead of New York

Current time in Chennai, India : Wed, 26 Jul, 2017, 12:12 AM,
Chennai Timezone: IST (+05:30)

Current time in New York, United States :, Tue, 25 Jul, 2017, 02:42 PM -04:00,
New York Timezone: EDT (-04:00)

MAA to JFK Flight - Chennai Airport to New York Airport Flight Route Map

Location of Chennai Airport & New York Airport is given below. Click the map to view Chennai to New York flight path and travel direction.

Find flying time from Chennai International Airport or Chennai or any other airport or city in India to various other destinations around the world using this flight time calculator.

A list of major Cities/Airports around the world is given below. Click on any of the airport names given below to find the flight distance from Chennai to those airports.