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The best prices from Sydney to Chennai are usually found in October or March, booked 60 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
$768 - $1,433
MAA
Temperature
29 - 38 °C
MAA
Rainfall
15 - 374 mm
Popular in December High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise
Cheapest in October Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Average price $828 Average for round-trip flights in August 2020
Round-trip from $768 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 61 days in advance to save up to 17% 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 61 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 $1,362, or $1,470 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chennai from Sydney. Users have commonly found prices around $869 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $521. 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 in the 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 August, September 2020

The best prices found for SYD to MAA flights in August, September
30 Jul - 28 Aug
$1,243pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Aug - 28 Aug
$1,610pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
30 Jul - 27 Aug
$1,642pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Chennai 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from Sydney found for this year
14 Dec - 18 Jan
$395pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 Sep - 18 Sep
$475pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Sep - 30 Sep
$507pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Chennai from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Chennai
17:30 - 22:40
Emirates
1 stop
33h 40m
SYD - MAA
Emirates
$1,088
Gotogate
17:55 - 22:15
Qatar Airways
1 stop
32h 50m
SYD - MAA
Qatar Airways
$1,137
qatarairways.com
05:30 - 21:30
Etihad Airways
2 stops
44h 30m
SYD - MAA
Etihad Airways

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 $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Chennai for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $395, but on average you can expect to pay $714.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Chennai for under $400 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.

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 10 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.

Destination information for Chennai

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Sydney to Chennai
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₹54
Average temperature for August in Chennai
35.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Chennai
137.0 mm

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