If you are actually flying from Chennai, India to New York, United States or if you are just curious to know the flight time between Chennai and New York, this page will give you the information you are looking for.

New York

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)

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

Distance from Chennai to New York is approximately 13480 kilometers.

Flight time from Chennai to New York via Dubai • MAA to JFK via DXB

Flight duration from Chennai International Airport to John F Kennedy International Airport via Dubai Airport, United Arab Emirates on Emirates Airline flight is 21 hours 10 minutes

MAA to DXB 4 hrs 20 mins
DXB Waiting Time 2 hrs 10 mins
DXB to JFK 14 hrs 40 mins
Total Duration: 21 hrs 10 mins

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 25 hours 5 minutes

MAA to LHR 11 hrs 5 mins
LHR Waiting Time 5 hrs 50 mins
LHR to JFK 8 hrs 10 mins
Total Duration: 25 hrs 5 mins

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 .

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

Journey ToStops & Duration
Baltimore, MD, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
23 hrs 50 mins
1 Stop
Newark, Newark Liberty International Airport
20 hrs 30 mins
1 Stop
Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport
38 hrs 45 mins
1 Stop
Boston, Logan International Airport
20 hrs 45 mins
1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Chennai and New York

Chennai time is 10 hours 30 minutes ahead of New York


Current time in Chennai, India : Wed, 22 Nov, 2017,
Chennai Timezone: IST (+05:30)

04:36 AM

Current time in New York, United States :, Tue, 21 Nov, 2017,
New York Timezone: EST (-05:00)

06:06 PM

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.

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