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Cheap flights from Australia to Chennai

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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 $1,019, or $1,151 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Chennai. Flights to Chennai from Australia in May are about $862 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $600.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Australia to Chennai (AU0 - MAA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Australia to Chennai as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Australia to Chennai in September, October 2021

The best prices found for Australia to MAA flights in September, October
14 Oct - 15 Jan
$1,659pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
26 Oct - 15 Mar
$1,708pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 Oct - 14 Jan
$1,937pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Australia to Chennai 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from Australia found for this year
22 Dec - 21 Jan
$1,361pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
22 Dec - 21 Jan
$1,379pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 Oct - 15 Jan
$1,659pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Chennai from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to Chennai
19:40 - 18:05
Malaysia Airlines
1 stop
27h 55m
MEL - MAA
Malaysia Airlines
$877
CheapFaresNow
10:40 - 19:40
Cathay Pacific
1 stop
38h 30m
MEL - MAA
Cathay Pacific
$933
FlightNetwork
17:45 - 19:15
Etihad Airways
1 stop
31h 00m
MEL - MAA
Etihad Airways
$1,055
Gotogate

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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.

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.

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.

Can I find flights from Australia to Chennai for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to Chennai for under $1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,227, but on average you can expect to pay $1,489.

How popular is this Australia to Chennai flight route?

Flights from Australia to Chennai have been viewed 10,254 times in the past calendar month.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Cathay Pacific. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $786. Users have also found prices from $829 and $922 on Cathay Pacific and Malaysia Airlines, respectively.

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

Consider Jet Airways, Air India or Cathay Pacific when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Australia to Chennai.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to Chennai?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $283. While the most popular route (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Chennai) can be booked for $1,708 on average our data indicates $1,855 when flying from Australia to Chennai

What are the most popular routes from Australia to Chennai?

When deciding which route to take from Australia to Chennai, consider Sydney Kingsford Smith - Chennai, Melbourne - Chennai or Darwin - Chennai, as they are the most popular.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Chennai, India

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Chennai from Australia?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to Chennai

Most visitors from Australia will not be allowed to enter Chennai.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chennai.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering Chennai.

Do I need a test to fly back to Australia from Chennai?

Returning to Australia from Chennai

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chennai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chennai are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

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Departure points for flights from Australia to Chennai

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Destination information for Chennai

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Australia to Chennai.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₹53
Average temperature for September in Chennai
35.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Chennai
134.0 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
$454 $851 No cancel fee N/A
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Malindo Air
$477 $1,108 No cancel fee N/A
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Qantas Airways
$517 $913 No cancel fee 74%
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Malaysia Airlines
$573 $1,010 No cancel fee 67%
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Thai Airways
$605 $963 No cancel fee 77%
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Singapore Airlines
$652 $1,107 No cancel fee 81%
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SriLankan Airlines
$708 $1,057 No cancel fee 68%
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Air India
$710 $1,050 No cancel fee N/A
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Virgin Australia
$721 $1,166 No cancel fee 80%
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Cathay Pacific
$721 $1,082 No cancel fee 72%
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