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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)

More direct flights with stopover

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 45 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)

Find flights from Chennai to cities and airports near New York

Distance from Chennai to New York is approximately 13480 kilometers.


Flight time from Chennai to New York via Mumbai • MAA to JFK via BOM

Flight duration from Chennai International Airport to John F Kennedy International Airport via Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, India on Air India Limited flight is 25 hours 20 minutes

Air India Limited
MAA ➝ BOM ➝ JFK
Total flight duration
25 hours 20 minutes
MAA to BOM → 1 hour 50 minutes
BOM Stop 3 hours 55 minutes
BOM to JFK → 19 hours 35 minutes

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 26 hours 40 minutes

Emirates Airline
MAA ➝ DXB ➝ JFK
Total flight duration
26 hours 40 minutes
MAA to DXB → 4 hours 30 minutes
DXB Stop 7 hours 50 minutes
DXB to JFK → 14 hours 20 minutes

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 - PHL Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport 24 hrs 45 mins1 Stop
MAA - BOS Boston, Logan International Airport 22 hrs 25 mins1 Stop
MAA - EWR Newark, Newark Liberty International Airport 21 hrs 1 Stop
MAA - BWI Baltimore, MD, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport 23 hrs 50 mins1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between Chennai and New York

Air India Limited

Jet Airways

United Airlines

Chennai - New York Timezones & Time Difference

Current time in Chennai, India :
04:29 AM, Thu, 28 Aug, 2014
Chennai Timezone: +05:30
Current time in New York, United States :
06:59 PM, Wed, 27 Aug, 2014
New York Timezone: -04:00
Chennai time is 9 hours 30 minutes ahead of New York

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

The map below shows the location of Chennai Airport & New York Airport and also the flight direction.

Chennai - Lat: 12.9814, Long: 80.1641   New York - Lat: 40.6444, Long: -73.7827

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