Cheap flights from Sydney to Chennai

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24 May — 31 May1
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The best prices from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Chennai are usually found in May or March, booked 41 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Saturday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from Sydney to Chennai

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

SYD - MAA

Price

$526 - $1,032

MAA

Temperature

25 - 33 °C

MAA

Rainfall

10 - 330 mm

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 39% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop
Round-trip from$751From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Chennai
One-way from$390One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Chennai

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to Chennai?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sydney 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 Sydney to Chennai 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,056, or $1,193 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Chennai from Sydney average $893. You can even find prices in May for less than $893, as users have found deals to Chennai from as low as $621. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chennai from Sydney. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 65%.

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 32% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Chennai in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SYD to MAA flights in May, June
24 May - 31 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

27h 25m
MAA

Chennai

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

31h 00m
$877

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

24 May - 31 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

27h 25m
MAA

Chennai

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

31h 00m
$930

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 5/18/22

24 May - 1 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

31h 10m
MAA

Chennai

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

16h 55m
$950

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

Sydney to Chennai 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from Sydney found for this year
26 Sep. - 12 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

27h 25m
MAA

Chennai

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

13h 10m
$870

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

24 May - 31 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

27h 25m
MAA

Chennai

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

31h 00m
$877

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

16 Sep. - 9 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

27h 25m
MAA

Chennai

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

13h 10m
$911

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

Cheap SriLankan Airlines flights from Sydney to Chennai

26 Sep. - 12 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

27h 25m
MAA

Chennai

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

13h 10m
$870

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

31 May - 17 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

21h 10m
MAA

Chennai

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

18h 20m
$873

SriLankan Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

1 Sep. - 27 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

21h 10m
MAA

Chennai

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

18h 20m
$877

SriLankan Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/17/22

Cheap Singapore Airlines flights from Sydney to Chennai

1 Oct. - 12 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

29h 35m
MAA

Chennai

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

21h 30m
$991

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

18 Aug. - 2 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

19h 45m
MAA

Chennai

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

26h 10m
$1,040

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 5/17/22

5 Aug. - 3 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

35h 20m
MAA

Chennai

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

30h 40m
$1,041

Singapore Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Chennai

Late deals on return flights to Chennai from Sydney, departing today and this week
24 May - 31 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

27h 25m
MAA

Chennai

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

31h 00m
$877

SriLankan Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/17/22

24 May - 31 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAA

Chennai

1 stop

27h 25m
MAA

Chennai

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

31h 00m
$930

SriLankan Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/18/22

24 May - 1 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

31h 10m
MAA

Chennai

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

16h 55m
$950

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 5/17/22

One-way flights to Chennai from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Chennai
17 Jul.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

30h 50m
$390

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

13 Jul.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

39h 30m
$391

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/16/22

24 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAA

Chennai

3 stops

51h 45m
$400

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 5/18/22

Related info for your journey

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

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 Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, and Scoot. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Chennai for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Chennai for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SriLankan Airlines for just $870, but on average you can expect to pay $941.

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

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

How popular is this Sydney to Chennai flight route?

Flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Chennai have been viewed 8,342 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Sydney to Chennai round-trip?

Flying on SriLankan Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Chennai, with prices starting at $870. Another option worth looking into is Singapore Airlines, starting at $991 return. SriLankan Airlines is currently priced 2% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

Before booking your flight from Sydney to Chennai, check out the most popular airlines for this route: Jet Airways, Air India or Cathay Pacific.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Chennai?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Sydney to Chennai? While on average our users pay $2,212, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $456. The most popular route (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Chennai), is priced around $870.

Alternative routes for Sydney to Chennai

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Top 5 airlines flying from Sydney to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Chennai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
ScootCheapest$526Average$880FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Malindo AirCheapest$732Average$1,279FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$770Average$1,421FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$869Average$1,268FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Etihad AirwaysCheapest$869Average$1,814FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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