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Cheap flights from Sydney to Chennai from $344

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Chennai departing on 9/5. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SYD — MAA
5 Mar — 12 Mar1
1 adult
Tue 5/3
Tue 12/3

The best prices from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Chennai are usually found in August or May, booked 88 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Sydney to Chennai

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Sydney (SYD) to Chennai (MAA). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

August

Round-trip from

$1,475

One-way from

$449
High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Chennai
One-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 Monday, 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 56 days in advance to save up to 30% 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 56 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 $1,396, or $1,740 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 August. Prices to Chennai from Sydney average $1,343. You can even find prices in August for less than $1,343, as users have found deals to Chennai from as low as $867. 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 53%.

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 8% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap Scoot flights from Sydney to Chennai

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Scoot for the route between Sydney and Chennai. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Take a peek at the cheapest Scoot flights we've detected travelling from Sydney to Chennai. Come back soon if you're not finding the exact deal you're looking for.
Mon 1/413:35SYD - MAA
1 stop15h 45mScoot
Wed 10/400:35MAA - SYD
1 stop30h 30mScoot
Deal found 28/2$884
Thu 2/520:45SYD - MAA
1 stop31h 35mScoot
Sun 5/500:35MAA - SYD
1 stop14h 40mScoot
Deal found 28/2$1,081
Thu 2/520:45SYD - MAA
1 stop31h 35mScoot
Sun 5/500:35MAA - SYD
1 stop30h 30mScoot
Deal found 27/2$1,122
Sun 10/322:00SYD - MAA
1 stop31h 20mScoot
Tue 19/300:35MAA - SYD
1 stop30h 55mScoot
Deal found 27/2$1,148
Fri 12/412:35SYD - MAA
1 stop15h 45mScoot
Sat 13/400:35MAA - SYD
1 stop30h 30mScoot
Deal found 28/2$1,448

Cheap Cathay Pacific flights from Sydney to Chennai

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Cathay Pacific for the route between Sydney and Chennai. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on Cathay Pacific flights travelling from Sydney to Chennai. Make sure to examine the flight information before completing your reservation.
Wed 10/421:50SYD - MAA
1 stop30h 55mCathay Pacific
Sat 13/401:40MAA - SYD
1 stop24h 05mCathay Pacific
Deal found 28/2$1,047
Tue 5/310:55SYD - MAA
1 stop19h 35mCathay Pacific
Tue 19/302:20MAA - SYD
1 stop23h 35mCathay Pacific
Deal found 29/2$1,073
Mon 4/322:20SYD - MAA
1 stop32h 10mCathay Pacific
Thu 21/302:20MAA - SYD
1 stop37h 00mCathay Pacific
Deal found 28/2$1,096
Tue 12/310:55SYD - MAA
1 stop19h 35mCathay Pacific
Tue 19/302:20MAA - SYD
1 stop23h 35mCathay Pacific
Deal found 27/2$1,098
Wed 10/415:00SYD - MAA
2 stops37h 45mCathay Pacific
Sat 13/401:40MAA - SYD
1 stop24h 05mCathay Pacific
Deal found 28/2$1,124
Wed 13/322:20SYD - MAA
1 stop32h 10mCathay Pacific
Tue 19/302:20MAA - SYD
1 stop23h 35mCathay Pacific
Deal found 27/2$1,130
Wed 6/322:20SYD - MAA
1 stop32h 10mCathay Pacific
Thu 21/302:20MAA - SYD
2 stops23h 35mCathay Pacific
Deal found 28/2$1,158
Sat 9/310:55SYD - MAA
1 stop19h 35mCathay Pacific
Tue 19/302:20MAA - SYD
1 stop23h 35mCathay Pacific
Deal found 27/2$1,191

Cheap Sydney to Chennai flights in March & April 2024

Find cheap flight options from Sydney to Chennai specifically for the months of March and April 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Prices were last updated on 1 March 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Sydney to Chennai in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Mon 11/314:00SYD - MAA
1 stop15h 20mScoot
Tue 19/300:35MAA - SYD
1 stop30h 55mScoot
Deal found 27/2$650
Mon 11/322:00SYD - MAA
1 stop31h 20mScoot
Sat 16/300:35MAA - SYD
1 stop14h 35mScoot
Deal found 28/2$670
Mon 4/311:20SYD - MAA
1 stop17h 05mMultiple Airlines
Mon 18/300:35MAA - SYD
1 stop14h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$687
Mon 11/314:00SYD - MAA
1 stop15h 10mMultiple Airlines
Wed 20/308:05MAA - SYD
1 stop20h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$706
Sun 10/314:00SYD - MAA
1 stop26h 20mMultiple Airlines
Wed 20/323:45MAA - SYD
1 stop28h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$719
Wed 13/314:00SYD - MAA
2 stops28h 40mMultiple Airlines
Wed 20/308:05MAA - SYD
1 stop20h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$735
Sat 9/314:00SYD - MAA
2 stops23h 25mMultiple Airlines
Wed 20/308:05MAA - SYD
1 stop20h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$744
Mon 4/311:20SYD - MAA
1 stop17h 05mMultiple Airlines
Tue 19/308:05MAA - SYD
1 stop20h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$747
Wed 6/314:00SYD - MAA
2 stops23h 25mMultiple Airlines
Tue 19/308:05MAA - SYD
1 stop20h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$753

Sydney to Chennai 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Sydney and Chennai in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Sydney to Chennai in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Mon 11/314:00SYD - MAA
1 stop15h 20mScoot
Tue 19/300:35MAA - SYD
1 stop30h 55mScoot
Deal found 27/2$650
Mon 11/322:00SYD - MAA
1 stop31h 20mScoot
Sat 16/300:35MAA - SYD
1 stop14h 35mScoot
Deal found 28/2$670
Mon 4/311:20SYD - MAA
1 stop17h 05mMultiple Airlines
Mon 18/300:35MAA - SYD
1 stop14h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$687
Mon 11/314:00SYD - MAA
1 stop15h 10mMultiple Airlines
Wed 20/308:05MAA - SYD
1 stop20h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$706
Tue 2/712:35SYD - MAA
1 stop15h 45mMultiple Airlines
Tue 23/708:15MAA - SYD
1 stop19h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$709
Thu 4/422:20SYD - MAA
1 stop14h 55mMultiple Airlines
Fri 30/800:35MAA - SYD
1 stop30h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$710
Sun 10/314:00SYD - MAA
1 stop26h 20mMultiple Airlines
Wed 20/323:45MAA - SYD
1 stop28h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$719
Wed 13/314:00SYD - MAA
2 stops28h 40mMultiple Airlines
Wed 20/308:05MAA - SYD
1 stop20h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$735
Sat 9/314:00SYD - MAA
2 stops23h 25mMultiple Airlines
Wed 20/308:05MAA - SYD
1 stop20h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$744

Sydney to Chennai flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Sydney to Chennai for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Have a look at some of the flights available from Sydney to Chennai departing last-minute. Users should be sure to double check the price, date, and time of their last-minute flight.
Thu 7/311:20SYD - MAA
1 stop17h 05mMultiple Airlines
Sun 17/300:35MAA - SYD
1 stop14h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$687
Sun 10/314:00SYD - MAA
1 stop26h 20mMultiple Airlines
Wed 20/323:45MAA - SYD
1 stop28h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$719
Sat 9/314:00SYD - MAA
2 stops23h 25mMultiple Airlines
Wed 20/308:05MAA - SYD
1 stop20h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$744
Wed 6/314:00SYD - MAA
2 stops23h 25mMultiple Airlines
Tue 19/308:05MAA - SYD
1 stop20h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$753
Wed 6/314:00SYD - MAA
2 stops23h 25mMultiple Airlines
Wed 20/308:05MAA - SYD
1 stop20h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$755
Thu 7/311:20SYD - MAA
1 stop17h 05mMultiple Airlines
Mon 18/323:45MAA - SYD
1 stop28h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$756
Wed 6/311:20SYD - MAA
1 stop17h 05mMultiple Airlines
Sun 17/308:05MAA - SYD
1 stop20h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$766
Wed 6/311:20SYD - MAA
1 stop17h 05mMultiple Airlines
Tue 19/308:05MAA - SYD
1 stop20h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$767
Thu 7/314:00SYD - MAA
2 stops23h 25mMultiple Airlines
Wed 20/308:05MAA - SYD
1 stop20h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$806

One-way flights to Chennai from Sydney

Search for one-way flight options from Sydney to Chennai. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Some of the best available deals we've found on one-way flights from Sydney to Chennai. Users can also find round-trip Sydney to Chennai flights by using the search form above.
Thu 9/520:45SYD - MAA
1 stop31h 35mScoot
Deal found 28/2$344
Fri 12/409:45SYD - MAA
1 stop17h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$397
Tue 21/512:35SYD - MAA
3 stops24h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$406
Wed 8/512:35SYD - MAA
1 stop26h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$409
Tue 7/520:45SYD - MAA
1 stop18h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$410
Fri 10/512:35SYD - MAA
1 stop15h 45mScoot
Deal found 28/2$414
Tue 19/322:00SYD - MAA
1 stop31h 20mScoot
Deal found 28/2$415
Tue 19/322:00SYD - MAA
3 stops53h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$427
Tue 19/322:00SYD - MAA
2 stops45h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$430

Find flights from Sydney to Chennai within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Sydney to Chennai that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

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Budget

$687 - $1,241

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Price

Sydney Kingsford SmithChennai

SYD - MAA

SYDMAA

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Mon 4/3

1 stop17h 05m

Chennai

Mon 18/3

1 stop14h 35m

$687

Sydney Kingsford SmithChennai

SYD - MAA

SYDMAA

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Mon 11/3

1 stop15h 10m

Chennai

Wed 20/3

1 stop20h 30m

$706

Sydney Kingsford SmithChennai

SYD - MAA

SYDMAA

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Mon 1/4

1 stop15h 45m

Chennai

Wed 10/4

1 stop30h 30m

$884

Sydney Kingsford SmithChennai

SYD - MAA

SYDMAA

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Wed 10/4

1 stop30h 55m

Chennai

Sat 13/4

1 stop24h 05m

$1,047

Sydney Kingsford SmithChennai

SYD - MAA

SYDMAA

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 5/3

1 stop18h 00m

Chennai

Sun 17/3

1 stop14h 45m

$1,127

Sydney Kingsford SmithChennai

SYD - MAA

SYDMAA

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 5/3

1 stop23h 15m

Chennai

Wed 20/3

1 stop20h 55m

$1,154

Sydney Kingsford SmithChennai

SYD - MAA

SYDMAA

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sun 3/3

1 stop17h 20m

Chennai

Wed 20/3

1 stop21h 30m

$1,202

Sydney Kingsford SmithChennai

SYD - MAA

SYDMAA

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Wed 29/5

1 stop31h 35m

Chennai

Sun 9/6

1 stop30h 10m

$1,211

Sydney Kingsford SmithChennai

SYD - MAA

SYDMAA

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Thu 7/3

1 stop22h 15m

Chennai

Wed 20/3

1 stop16h 05m

$1,241

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When is the best time to book a flight from Sydney to Chennai?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Sydney to Chennai. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The price you pay for your flight from Sydney to Chennai may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 88 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Chennai?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Sydney to Chennai. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
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Midday
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Sydney to Chennai flight should consider departing on Tuesday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Friday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Chennai by month

Plan your trip from Sydney to Chennai by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Sydney to Chennai is currently $406 while a return flight costs $1,029. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Sydney to Chennai (average of $624). Flying from Sydney to Chennai in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,131). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$1,071

February

$959

March

$1,041

April

$1,131

May

$1,087

June

$1,233

July

$1,114

August

$1,055

September

$1,222

October

$1,075

November

$1,108

December

$1,739

Temperature and rainfall in Chennai by month

Plan your trip to Chennai by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

MAA

Temperature

25 - 33 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Chennai

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Chennai. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Chennai. Reviews last updated 1 March 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown Scoot, Cathay Pacific and Malaysia Airlines from Sydney to Chennai. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.4
Very Good
1,476 reviews

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.4

Food

7.9

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

It was good, the biggest reason I chose Japan Airlines was the fact that if you have trouble with English or Japanese they can accommodate both to make sure that you have all the correct information you need to start your journey on the right foot.

8.4
Very Good
1,476 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,476 reviews

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.4

Food

7.9

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

It was good, the biggest reason I chose Japan Airlines was the fact that if you have trouble with English or Japanese they can accommodate both to make sure that you have all the correct information you need to start your journey on the right foot.

8.3
Very Good
1,558 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,476 reviews

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.4

Food

7.9

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

It was good, the biggest reason I chose Japan Airlines was the fact that if you have trouble with English or Japanese they can accommodate both to make sure that you have all the correct information you need to start your journey on the right foot.

8.1
Very Good
630 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,476 reviews

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.4

Food

7.9

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

It was good, the biggest reason I chose Japan Airlines was the fact that if you have trouble with English or Japanese they can accommodate both to make sure that you have all the correct information you need to start your journey on the right foot.

7.8
Good
1,335 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,476 reviews

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.4

Food

7.9

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

It was good, the biggest reason I chose Japan Airlines was the fact that if you have trouble with English or Japanese they can accommodate both to make sure that you have all the correct information you need to start your journey on the right foot.

7.8
Good
4,644 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,476 reviews

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.7

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.4

Food

7.9

Entertainment

7.9

Reviews

1 / 10

It was good, the biggest reason I chose Japan Airlines was the fact that if you have trouble with English or Japanese they can accommodate both to make sure that you have all the correct information you need to start your journey on the right foot.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Sydney to Chennai. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Chennai for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Chennai for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $687, but on average you can expect to pay $758.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Chennai for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than $700.

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

What does SYD to MAA mean?

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is SYD and Chennai Airport is MAA. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

Where are the most common stopover locations when flying from Sydney to Chennai?

What are some popular things to do or see while on a stopover in Kuala Lumpur?

The majority of Kuala Lumpur visitors spend their time at Petronas Towers, Central Market, and Kuala Lumpur Tower. Petronas Towers, Central Market and Kuala Lumpur Tower are located about 46.6 km, 45.2 km, and 46.0 km, respectively from Kuala Lumpur Intl if you are interested in checking them out. Those looking to explore during their stopover in Kuala Lumpur can hire a car from Kuala Lumpur Intl for about $49 per day.

What are some popular points of interest to see during a stopover in Singapore?

Singapore travellers tend to visit Sentosa, Fort Canning Park, and Marina Square more than any other notable places. Sentosa, Fort Canning Park, and Marina Square can be accessed by travelling approximately 21.6 km, 17.3 km, and 16.4 km, respectively from Singapore Changi. Travellers can rent a car at Singapore Changi for an average daily rate of $151 to make sightseeing during their stopover a little easier.

What are points of interest worth seeing during a stopover in New Delhi?

New Delhi travellers tend to visit Karol Bagh, Lajpat Nagar Central Market, and Chhatarpur Temple more than any other attractions. Karol Bagh, Lajpat Nagar Central Market, and Chhatarpur Temple are located about 13.9 km, 13.9 km, and 9.7 km, respectively from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl. Travellers can book a car hire at New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl for about $66 per day to make their sightseeing more efficient.

Where are the least popular stopover locations for Sydney to Chennai flights?

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Top 10 airlines flying from Sydney to Chennai

Discover the top 10 airlines that operate flights from Sydney to Chennai. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
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ScootCheapest$655Average$1,118FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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Air IndiaCheapest$849Average$1,144FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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SriLankan AirlinesCheapest$884Average$1,221FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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Malaysia AirlinesCheapest$931Average$1,379FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%
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