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How to find the cheapest flight from
Australia to Chennai (MAA)

All the information you need to plan the best null to MAA flight in 2021: compare Australia to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.
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 $949, or $1,073 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 $804 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $559. 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 May, June 2021

The best prices found for Australia to MAA flights in May, June
15 May - 18 May
$3,098pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 May - 18 May
$3,130pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 May - 18 May
$3,194pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Australia to Chennai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from Australia found for this year
19 Aug - 2 Sep
$957pp
PER
Perth
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
PER
Perth
19 Aug - 2 Sep
$1,091pp
PER
Perth
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PER
Perth
19 Aug - 2 Sep
$1,092pp
PER
Perth
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
PER
Perth

One-way flights to Chennai from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to Chennai
09:25 - 18:45
Malaysia Airlines
1 stop
13h 50m
SYD - MAA
Malaysia Airlines
$783
mytrip.com
17:15 - 21:10
Etihad Airways
1 stop
32h 25m
SYD - MAA
Etihad Airways
$1,195
EaseMyTrip
17:15 - 22:40
Emirates
1 stop
33h 55m
MEL - MAA
Emirates
$1,283
Bravofly

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Flight FAQs

From Australia to Chennai

What airport do you fly into for flights to Chennai from Australia?

Chennai (MAA), located 16.5 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Australia to Chennai.

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.

Can I find flights from Australia to Chennai for under $1,028 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Chennai for under $1,028. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Malaysia Airlines for just $957, but on average you can expect to pay $1,470.

Are there direct flights from Australia to Chennai for under $899 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.

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 Brisbane - Chennai. You may also consider Melbourne - Chennai or Sydney Kingsford Smith - Chennai.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to Chennai?

On average you can expect to pay $1,729 for a flight from Australia to Chennai. The cheapest flight overall is $264 while the most popular route, (Brisbane - Chennai) is currently priced at $3,317.

How long does is the flight from Australia to Chennai?

Airlines like Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, and Qatar Airways fly from Australia to Chennai in about 22h 45m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 9h 10m. 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 $958 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Singapore Airlines, from $1,152, and Qatar Airways, from $1,420.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Malaysia Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $783. Users have also found prices from $1,195 and $1,283 on Malaysia Airlines and Etihad Airways, respectively.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Australia to Chennai.
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$1 = ₹57
Average temperature for May in Chennai
38.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Chennai
53.0 mm

Airports servicing Chennai

Top 10 airlines flying from Australia to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to Chennai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
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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