Cheap flights from Melbourne to Chennai

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The best prices from Melbourne to Chennai are usually found in August or March, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Melbourne to Chennai

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to MAA flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.

MEL - MAA

Price

$478 - $990

MAA

Temperature

25 - 33 °C

MAA

Rainfall

10 - 330 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 39% potential price rise
Cheapest inAugustBest time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop
Average price$739Average for round-trip flights in May 2022
Round-trip from$674From Melbourne to Chennai

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne Airport to Chennai?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 8% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 12% on flights from Melbourne Airport to Chennai compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $955. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,051.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne Airport to Chennai?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chennai from Melbourne Airport. Users have commonly found prices around $859 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $615. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Chennai (MEL - MAA)?

It’s optimal to fly from Melbourne Airport to Chennai in the evening. By choosing this option you can save up to 15% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Chennai in May, June 2022

The best prices found for MEL to MAA flights in May, June
27 May - 4 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

21h 00m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

27h 55m
$809

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/5/22

31 May - 8 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

21h 10m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 05m
$895

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

31 May - 7 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

21h 10m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

30h 45m
$914

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

Melbourne to Chennai 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from Melbourne found for this year
13 Aug. - 26 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

21h 10m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

27h 30m
$219

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

6 Aug. - 22 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

21h 10m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

21h 45m
$406

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

7 Aug. - 25 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

30h 15m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

27h 55m
$419

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

Cheap SriLankan Airlines flights from Melbourne to Chennai

25 Aug. - 25 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

27h 25m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

24h 10m
$883

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 22/5/22

3 Aug. - 19 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

27h 25m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

30h 45m
$892

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

31 May - 8 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

21h 10m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 05m
$895

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

Cheap Air India flights from Melbourne to Chennai

30 May - 7 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

30h 40m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

3 stops

32h 55m
$1,659

Air India

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Deal found 23/5/22

3 Jun. - 18 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

27h 10m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

32h 55m
$2,124

Air India

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Deal found 23/5/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Chennai

Late deals on return flights to Chennai from Melbourne, departing today and this week
31 May - 8 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

21h 10m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 05m
$895

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

31 May - 7 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

21h 10m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

30h 45m
$914

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

30 May - 7 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

14h 45m
MAA

Chennai

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

18h 05m
$921

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 23/5/22

One-way flights to Chennai from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Chennai
7 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

24h 55m
$546

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

3 Jul.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

3 stops

29h 40m
$548

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/5/22

12 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

38h 30m
$556

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/5/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Melbourne to Chennai flights.

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

If you book a flight to Chennai from Melbourne, you will be flying to Chennai, which is the city’s only airport. Chennai (MAA) is located 16.5 km from the centre of Chennai. There are 0 flights from Melbourne to Chennai per day from 13 different airlines.

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

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

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Chennai for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Chennai for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $219, but on average you can expect to pay $787.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Chennai for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than $900.

How popular is this Melbourne Airport to Chennai flight route?

The Melbourne to Chennai flight path was viewed by 11,067 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Melbourne Airport to Chennai round-trip?

Flying on SriLankan Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Chennai, with prices starting at $883.

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

$683 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Thai Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on SriLankan Airlines and Singapore Airlines, with prices starting from $807 and $809, respectively.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Melbourne Airport to Chennai are Air India, Emirates and Etihad Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne Airport to Chennai?

While on average a flight from Melbourne Airport to Chennai is generally $2,651, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $424. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - Chennai), you can expect to pay $219 for that flight.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to Chennai

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 5 airlines flying from Melbourne to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Chennai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
ScootCheapest$521Average$960FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$529Average$838FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$767Average$1,064FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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SriLankan AirlinesCheapest$836Average$1,232FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%COVID-19 safety
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Thai AirwaysCheapest$849Average$1,134FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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