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The best prices from Sydney to Chennai are usually found in May or March, booked 41 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Friday and return on a Tuesday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Chennai (MAA)

SYD - MAA
Price
$738 - $1,449
MAA
Temperature
29 - 38 °C
MAA
Rainfall
15 - 374 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 39% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$738

From Sydney to Chennai

One-way from

$795

One-way flight from Sydney to Chennai

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to Chennai?

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Sydney to Chennai. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Chennai.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 60 days in advance to save up to 12% 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 60 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 Sydney to Chennai 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $950, or $1,046 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chennai from Sydney. Users have commonly found prices around $854 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $612. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Chennai (SYD - MAA)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Sydney to Chennai at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 14% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Chennai in October, November 2020

The best prices found for SYD to MAA flights in October, November
23 Nov - 18 Jan
$2,339pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 Nov - 18 Jan
$2,576pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 Nov - 17 Jan
$2,681pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Thai Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Chennai 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from Sydney found for this year
23 Nov - 18 Jan
$2,339pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 Nov - 18 Jan
$2,576pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 Nov - 17 Jan
$2,681pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
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2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Thai Airways
 
1 STOP
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Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Chennai

Late deals on return flights to Chennai from Sydney, departing today and this week
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$6,425pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$6,602pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$6,674pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
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Chennai
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One-way flights to Chennai from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Chennai
05:00 - 19:30
Thai Airways
1 stop
20h 00m
SYD - MAA
Thai Airways
$795
CheapFaresNow
16:15 - 20:20
Etihad Airways
1 stop
33h 35m
SYD - MAA
Etihad Airways
$1,236
Wotif
17:25 - 17:20
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
29h 25m
SYD - MAA
Multiple Airlines
$2,098
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Chennai

Can I find flights from Sydney to Chennai for under $1,263 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Chennai for under $1,263. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SriLankan Airlines for just $1,234, but on average you can expect to pay $1,970.

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

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Chennai. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Chennai have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Chennai that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Cathay Pacific, Emirates, and Virgin Australia. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Chennai for under $1,263 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Sydney 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 Sydney to Chennai for under $6,458?

There are currently 3+ open flights from Sydney to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than $6,458.

How popular is this flight route?

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

Does it rain more in Sydney or Chennai?

Expected rainfall in Sydney is more than in Chennai. You can expect this to be the case over the next 13 days.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Chennai?

Expect the weather to be around 38 °C on average in May. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in Chennai is generally hotter than in Sydney.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Chennai?

Airlines like Malaysia Airlines, Cathay Pacific, and Thai Airways fly from Sydney to Chennai in about 13h 50m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 6h 10m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Currently priced at $1,234, SriLankan Airlines will fly you from Sydney to Chennai and back. In addition to SriLankan Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Cathay Pacific and Thai Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $1,239 and $1,365, respectively.

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

$795 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 Etihad Airways, with prices from $1,236.

Destination information for Chennai

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Sydney to Chennai
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₹53
Average temperature for October in Chennai
32.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Chennai
337.0 mm

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