International Air Travel:
Chennai being a state capital has excellent air connectivity to all major cities around the world.
Direct International flights to Chennai are available from Air India, KLM Lufthansa, Emirates, Kuwait, Sri Lankan, Silk Air and Singapore Airlines via Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Dubai, Kuwait, Colombo, Singapore, Kualalampur, Bangkok, Muscat and many other cities. You may also take flights to major cities in India -- Bombay (Mumbai), New Delhi, Calcutta (Kolkata), Hyderabad, from which daily flights to Chennai are available. Visit Indian Airlines, Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines and JetLite for domestic air services.
Chennai International airport has two passenger terminals. Domestic flights operate from the Kamaraj Domestic Terminal (KDT), while the Anna International Terminal (AIT) is for international flights. Both the terminals are housed in the same complex adjacent to each other.
Participants are strongly advised to make early bookings for the flights in order to avoid the inevitable rush in the Christmas and the holiday season.
Getting to IIT Madras from the airport
IIT Madras is about 8km from the airport. From the Airport, you can make your way to the Institute in a Pre-paid Taxi. Mention at the pre-paid counter that you need to go to IIT campus.