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Australia to Chennai (MAA)

How far in advance should I book a flight from Australia to Chennai?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 42 days in advance to save up to 23% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 42 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Australia to Chennai 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $953, or $1,076 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to Chennai?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Chennai from Australia. Prices for May average $806 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $561. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 65% on your journey compared to booking in May

Cheap flights from Australia to Chennai in March, April 2021

22 Apr - 8 May
$1,626pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
31 Mar - 7 Apr
$1,684pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
15 Mar - 15 May
$1,714pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Australia to Chennai 2021 flight deals

15 Nov - 19 Nov
$737pp
DRW
Darwin
SilkAir
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
SilkAir
 
1 STOP
DRW
Darwin
15 Nov - 19 Nov
$739pp
DRW
Darwin
SilkAir
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
SilkAir
 
1 STOP
DRW
Darwin
15 Nov - 19 Nov
$744pp
DRW
Darwin
SilkAir
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
SilkAir
 
1 STOP
DRW
Darwin

Last-minute flights from Australia to Chennai

10 Mar - 31 Mar
$2,220pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
10 Mar - 31 Mar
$2,383pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
7 Mar - 10 Mar
$5,185pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Chennai from Australia

17:45 - 20:20
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
31h 05m
MEL - MAA
Singapore Airlines
$784
Agoda.com
02:30 - 21:25
Etihad Airways
2 stops
45h 25m
PER - MAA
Etihad Airways
$967
Travelgenio
19:30 - 18:45
Malaysia Airlines
1 stop
27h 45m
MEL - MAA
Malaysia Airlines
$978
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Australia to Chennai

Can I find flights from Australia to Chennai for under $1,676 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Chennai for under $1,676. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,626, but on average you can expect to pay $1,989.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Australia to Chennai to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. New policies for travellers booking flights from Australia to Chennai include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Australia to Chennai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, and Scoot flying from Australia to Chennai have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from Australia to Chennai for under $1,676 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Australia to Chennai, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to Chennai for under $2,320?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Australia to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than $2,320.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Australia to Chennai have been viewed 11,067 times in the past calendar month.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Australia to Chennai?

Before booking your flight from Australia to Chennai, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Jet Airways, Air India or Cathay Pacific.

What are the most popular routes from Australia to Chennai?

The most popular route from Australia to Chennai is Sydney Kingsford Smith - Chennai. You may also consider Brisbane - Chennai or Melbourne - Chennai.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to Chennai?

On average you can expect to pay $1,700 for a flight from Australia to Chennai. The cheapest flight overall is $256 while the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Chennai) is currently priced at $1,159.

How long does is the flight from Australia to Chennai?

Airlines like Singapore Airlines, Qatar Airways, and Etihad Airways fly from Australia to Chennai in about 14h 10m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 18h 20m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Australia to Chennai return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Australia to Chennai from $2,291 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Etihad Airways.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Australia to Chennai one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Singapore Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $755. Users have also found prices from $896 and $972 on Singapore Airlines and Etihad Airways, respectively.

Departure points for flights from Australia to Chennai

Destination information for Chennai

Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₹57
Average temperature for March in Chennai
34.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Chennai
23.0 mm

Airports servicing Chennai

Top 10 airlines flying from Australia to Chennai

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Scoot
$316 $611 No cancel fee N/A
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Qantas Airways
$375 $662 No cancel fee 74%
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Thai Airways
$439 $698 No cancel fee 77%
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Malaysia Airlines
$415 $732 No cancel fee 67%
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Air India
$515 $762 No cancel fee N/A

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SriLankan Airlines
$513 $766 No cancel fee 68%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by SriLankan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Cathay Pacific
$523 $785 No cancel fee 72%
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Malindo Air
$346 $804 No cancel fee N/A
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Etihad Airways
$542 $823 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Australia
$523 $846 No cancel fee 80%
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