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Chennai to Gaya Flights

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Now, you can easily travel from Chennai to Gaya with IndiGo’s daily Chennai to Gaya flights. IndiGo offers multiple connecting flights on a daily basis so that you can visit your favourite religious shrines at very low prices.

There are three connecting Chennai to Gaya flights on a daily basis. Two of them are via Kolkata while the remaining one is via Varanasi. The shortest journey time is 6 hours and 30 minutes approximately and the connecting flight route is via Varanasi. This route includes a layover of 2 hours and 50 minutes. IndiGo offers you the facility of pre-booking snacks on Chennai to Gaya flights to ensure your journey is comfortable.

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For the best Chennai to Gaya flight ticket price, visit the flight offers section on IndiGo’s official website for discounts and cashback. For cheap air tickets, it is advised to book your tickets a few months in advance.

You can also save up to 10% on your booking if you choose to book your return journey on Gaya to Chennai flights simultaneously. IndiGo offers multiple connecting flights from Gaya to Chennai for a smooth travel experience.

You can also choose to visit other important cities from Gaya with IndiGo such as –

For ticket availability on your preferred dates, visit IndiGo’s official portal or check out the IndiGo mobile app.

Gaya – The city of Buddha

Gaya is the second-largest city in the state of Bihar after Patna. The city’s historical roots go back to the times of the Ramayana and Mahabharata. It is said that Rama came to Gaya with Lakshmana to offer Pind Daan for his father Dasaratha.

Gaya has been mentioned in the ancient scriptures of Buddhism and Jainism. In Buddhism, it is more important because Lord Buddha found enlightenment in Bodh Gaya. The Mahabodhi Temple Complex in Gaya has been tagged as a World Heritage Site. Gaya was also an important centre during the Indian independence movement.

Things to do in Gaya

Gaya is teeming with Buddhist monks, so if you are interested in Buddhism, then it’s a great place to learn more on the subject. If you are fond of old temples, then Mangla Gauri Temple - a shakti peetha is a must-see. Festivals in Gaya such as the Buddha Purnima and the Pitru Paksha Mela draw a huge number of tourists from across the world. You can also check out Gaya’s thriving local handicrafts industry.

Tourist attractions in Gaya

There are temples, historical monuments and local markets to check out in Gaya. Popular tourist attractions in Gaya include Tibetan Refugee Market, Muchalinda Lake, Royal Bhutan Monastery Great Buddha Statue, Bodhi Tree and Cankamana.

Places to shop in Gaya

Local handicrafts such as incense sticks and stone works are a craze among tourists. Then, there are local varieties of sweets that are easily available at the local stores. GB Road is the main destination for shoppers in Gaya as it houses markets such as Ganny Market, Kalamandir and Swadeshi Vastralaya. Private brands like Raymonds, Adidas and Killer are also present on this stretch.

Best time to visit Gaya

The ideal time to visit Gaya is sometime between the months of October and March. Tourists also pour in during Buddha Purnima which takes place in the month of April.

Modes of transport

Gaya is well-connected by road, rail and air to major cities in India. You can use the local bus service for commuting within the city. Tangas and auto-rickshaws are the other two cheap and convenient modes of transport in Gaya.

Weather in Gaya

Summer temperatures in Gaya shoot up to 45 °C. Winters are pleasant but at night, winter temperatures can fall to single digits. Monsoons in Gaya see heavy rainfall.

Airport in Gaya

Gaya Airport (IATA: GAY) is located at a distance of 5 km from the city. IndiGo operates multiple flight routes from Gaya. For flight related information, visit IndiGo’s official website.

Chennai – The city of culture

Chennai, earlier referred to as Madras, is the capital city of the state of Tamil Nadu. In South India, Chennai is considered to be an educational, cultural and economic hub. According to the 2011 census, Chennai has the sixth-largest population amongst all Indian cities.

The city of Chennai was founded by the East India Company in the year 1639. It was then called Madras, which was later rechristened to Chennai in 1996. The famous Indian dance form Bharatnatyam developed in this region. The city is culturally very rich and can be determined from the fact that one of the largest music festivals in the country is held here in the month of December every year.

Chennai is a chief draw for foreigners because of its cheap but high-quality health infrastructure.

Tourist attractions in Chennai

Chennai has several tourist spots of interest such as the Marina Beach, St. Thomas Mount, St. Mary’s Church, Kumaran Kundaram, Karaneeswarar Temple, Kapaleeswarar Temple and Edward Elliot’s Beach.

Places to shop in Chennai

Chennai is famous for its antique book stores. Some of the famous ones are Alwar’s Roadside Shop, Bookfield and Kennedy’s Book House. Like other metropolises, Chennai has many shopping malls such as Spectrum Mall, Forum Vijaya Mall, Spencer Plaza, Express Avenue and Ampa Mall.

Modes of transport

Chennai’s road and rail connectivity is excellent. The suburban train service connects Chennai with neighbouring areas. The bus service network is widespread and punctual. You will also find plenty of auto-rickshaws for the commute. App-based cabs are also widely available.

Weather in Chennai

Chennai has a tropical climate where the summers are very hot. The coolest month in Chennai is January. Starting from October right to December, Chennai receives plenty of rainfall.

Airport in Chennai

IndiGo operates several domestic and international flights from Chennai International Airport (IATA: MAA). For more information on IndiGo’s flight routes from Chennai, visit its official website.

FAQs about Chennai to Gaya flights

Are there direct Chennai to Gaya flights?

No, there are only connecting flights available from Chennai to Gaya with IndiGo.

When are the cheapest Chennai to Gaya flights available?

There isn’t a specific time when fares between Chennai to Gaya are the cheapest. Check the flight offers section on IndiGo’s official website for discounts and cheap air tickets. 

Does Chennai Airport have Wi-Fi?

Yes, you can avail Wi-Fi facility at Chennai Airport to stay connected on the go.

Are homemade snacks allowed in an IndiGo flight?

Yes. But make sure that the snacks you carry are non-alcoholic and not too oily or smelly.

What is the allowance for cabin baggage?

The allowance for cabin baggage is 7 kg per passenger along with a personal article weighing up to 3 kg.

Can I change the destination once the ticket is booked?

No, you can’t change the destination after the ticket has been booked. However, you can cancel the current reservation and make a new reservation.

How do I check the status of my flight?

You can check the status of your flight from the ‘flight status’ page on IndiGo’s official website.

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