The distance from Chennai to the Maldives is around 1,344 kilometers. Depending on the exact location in the Maldives, the distance may vary. There are a few ways of transport from Chennai to Maldives, including air, sea, and land. The most usual and practical method of transport from Chennai to Maldives is by air. There are daily flights from Chennai to Male, which is the capital city of Maldives. The flight duration is approximately 3-4 hours. During your Maldives trip, on arrival in Male, you can take a speedboat or a seaplane to your resort located on one of the outer islands. The journey by speedboat or seaplane takes approximately 30 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the location of your resort. Book your Maldives packages from Chennai now!.