Cheap flights from Melbourne Airport to Chennai from ₹ 17,495

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 26/2. 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.
MEL — MAA
26 Feb — 4 Mar1
1 adult
Mon 26/2
Mon 4/3

The best prices from Melbourne to Chennai are usually found in October or August, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Sunday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

Cheap flight deals from Melbourne to Chennai

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Melbourne (MEL) 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 22 February 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

October

Round-trip from

₹ 561,560

One-way from

₹ 19,568
High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop
From Melbourne to Chennai
One-way flight from Melbourne to Chennai

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Saturday, 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 Melbourne Airport to Chennai?

To save up to 34% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 58 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Melbourne Airport to Chennai from ₹ 76,698 1-2 weeks out and tickets from ₹ 94,773 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chennai from Melbourne Airport. Users have commonly found prices around ₹ 73,512 for the month, but tickets can be as low as ₹ 45,687. 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)?

When flying from Melbourne Airport to Chennai, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at midday, which can drop the price by up to 18% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap SriLankan Airlines flights from Melbourne to Chennai

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by SriLankan Airlines for the route between Melbourne 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 490,930 searches. Data last updated 22 February 2024.
Consider these cheap SriLankan Airlines flights we've found departing from Melbourne to Chennai. Make sure to double check the flight details before booking.
Fri 15/317:25MEL - MAA
1 stop20h 45mSriLankan Airlines
Mon 18/309:40MAA - MEL
1 stop24h 45mSriLankan Airlines
Deal found 20/2₹ 53,564
Thu 14/300:30MEL - MAA
2 stops20h 05mSriLankan Airlines
Mon 18/316:05MAA - MEL
1 stop18h 20mSriLankan Airlines
Deal found 20/2₹ 74,044

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Melbourne to Chennai

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qantas Airways for the route between Melbourne 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 490,930 searches. Data last updated 22 February 2024.
To aid your search, here are some of the cheapest Qantas Airways flights we've found from Melbourne to Chennai. Deals frequently update to provide users with more options.
Fri 15/305:45MEL - MAA
2 stops21h 05mQantas Airways
Mon 18/308:45MAA - MEL
2 stops29h 05mQantas Airways
Deal found 20/2₹ 71,888
Sun 21/706:00MEL - MAA
2 stops19h 35mQantas Airways
Mon 22/711:40MAA - MEL
2 stops22h 25mQantas Airways
Deal found 20/2₹ 80,429
Sat 20/706:00MEL - MAA
2 stops19h 35mQantas Airways
Sun 21/714:10MAA - MEL
2 stops19h 55mQantas Airways
Deal found 20/2₹ 84,492

Cheap Melbourne to Chennai flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Melbourne to Chennai specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 490,930 searches. Prices were last updated on 22 February 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Melbourne to Chennai in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Wed 20/313:35MEL - MAA
1 stop15h 45mScoot
Tue 26/300:35MAA - MEL
1 stop14h 10mScoot
Deal found 20/2₹ 35,986
Wed 20/321:15MEL - MAA
2 stops31h 10mMultiple Airlines
Wed 27/323:45MAA - MEL
1 stop18h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2₹ 36,483
Wed 20/306:15MEL - MAA
1 stop22h 10mMultiple Airlines
Wed 27/323:45MAA - MEL
1 stop18h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2₹ 36,898
Mon 26/213:35MEL - MAA
1 stop15h 45mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/308:05MAA - MEL
1 stop15h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2₹ 39,219
Thu 14/301:00MEL - MAA
1 stop27h 25mMultiple Airlines
Mon 8/423:45MAA - MEL
1 stop24h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2₹ 40,049
Mon 26/206:15MEL - MAA
1 stop22h 10mMultiple Airlines
Thu 7/323:45MAA - MEL
1 stop23h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2₹ 40,214
Wed 20/321:15MEL - MAA
2 stops31h 10mMultiple Airlines
Wed 27/318:20MAA - MEL
2 stops21h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2₹ 40,380
Wed 20/321:15MEL - MAA
2 stops31h 10mMultiple Airlines
Tue 26/300:35MAA - MEL
1 stop14h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2₹ 40,546
Wed 20/321:15MEL - MAA
2 stops31h 10mMultiple Airlines
Wed 27/323:45MAA - MEL
3 stops39h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2₹ 40,878

Melbourne to Chennai 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Melbourne and Chennai in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 490,930 searches. Data last updated 22 February 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Melbourne to Chennai in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Wed 1/512:45MEL - MAA
1 stop15h 35mScoot
Sat 4/500:35MAA - MEL
1 stop15h 10mScoot
Deal found 21/2₹ 34,162
Wed 20/313:35MEL - MAA
1 stop15h 45mScoot
Tue 26/300:35MAA - MEL
1 stop14h 10mScoot
Deal found 20/2₹ 35,986
Wed 20/321:15MEL - MAA
2 stops31h 10mMultiple Airlines
Wed 27/323:45MAA - MEL
1 stop18h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2₹ 36,483
Wed 20/306:15MEL - MAA
1 stop22h 10mMultiple Airlines
Wed 27/323:45MAA - MEL
1 stop18h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2₹ 36,898
Wed 1/512:45MEL - MAA
1 stop15h 35mMultiple Airlines
Sun 5/508:15MAA - MEL
1 stop15h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2₹ 39,054
Mon 26/213:35MEL - MAA
1 stop15h 45mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/308:05MAA - MEL
1 stop15h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2₹ 39,219
Thu 14/301:00MEL - MAA
1 stop27h 25mMultiple Airlines
Mon 8/423:45MAA - MEL
1 stop24h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2₹ 40,049
Mon 26/206:15MEL - MAA
1 stop22h 10mMultiple Airlines
Thu 7/323:45MAA - MEL
1 stop23h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2₹ 40,214
Wed 20/321:15MEL - MAA
2 stops31h 10mMultiple Airlines
Wed 27/318:20MAA - MEL
2 stops21h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2₹ 40,380

Melbourne to Chennai flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Melbourne 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 490,930 searches. Data last updated 22 February 2024.
Have a look at some of the last-minute flights available departing from Melbourne to Chennai. It's wise to confirm all flight details are correct before booking.
Mon 26/213:35MEL - MAA
1 stop15h 45mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/308:05MAA - MEL
1 stop15h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2₹ 39,219
Mon 26/206:15MEL - MAA
1 stop22h 10mMultiple Airlines
Thu 7/323:45MAA - MEL
1 stop23h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2₹ 40,214
Mon 26/213:35MEL - MAA
1 stop15h 35mMultiple Airlines
Tue 5/300:45MAA - MEL
2 stops39h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2₹ 41,541
Mon 26/213:35MEL - MAA
1 stop15h 35mMultiple Airlines
Wed 6/318:20MAA - MEL
2 stops21h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2₹ 42,785
Mon 26/213:35MEL - MAA
2 stops23h 20mMultiple Airlines
Fri 8/308:05MAA - MEL
1 stop15h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 20/2₹ 43,365
Mon 26/213:35MEL - MAA
1 stop15h 35mMultiple Airlines
Wed 6/308:10MAA - MEL
3 stops31h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2₹ 43,448
Mon 26/213:35MEL - MAA
1 stop15h 45mScoot
Thu 7/300:35MAA - MEL
1 stop14h 10mScoot
Deal found 20/2₹ 44,111
Mon 26/213:35MEL - MAA
1 stop15h 45mScoot
Wed 6/300:35MAA - MEL
1 stop15h 25mScoot
Deal found 21/2₹ 45,189
Mon 26/206:15MEL - MAA
2 stops19h 10mMultiple Airlines
Thu 7/323:45MAA - MEL
1 stop23h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2₹ 45,272

One-way flights to Chennai from Melbourne

Search for one-way flight options from Melbourne 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 490,930 searches. Data last updated 22 February 2024.
Take a look at some of the one-way flights we've detected from Melbourne to Chennai. Users needing a return flight from Melbourne to Chennai should utilize the search form above.
Mon 26/213:35MEL - MAA
1 stop15h 45mScoot
Deal found 21/2₹ 17,495
Mon 11/313:35MEL - MAA
1 stop15h 45mScoot
Deal found 21/2₹ 17,578
Mon 11/313:35MEL - MAA
1 stop15h 45mScoot
Deal found 21/2₹ 17,661
Thu 2/512:45MEL - MAA
1 stop15h 35mScoot
Deal found 20/2₹ 18,076
Wed 13/306:15MEL - MAA
1 stop22h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2₹ 18,988
Wed 13/306:15MEL - MAA
1 stop30h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2₹ 19,320
Mon 11/313:35MEL - MAA
2 stops23h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2₹ 19,485
Tue 12/322:30MEL - MAA
1 stop30h 50mScoot
Deal found 20/2₹ 19,568
Mon 11/322:30MEL - MAA
2 stops29h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 21/2₹ 19,817

Find flights from Melbourne to Chennai within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Melbourne 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 490,930 searches. Data last updated 22 February 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

₹ 34,162 - ₹ 72,054

Route

Depart

Return

Price

MelbourneChennai

MEL - MAA

MELMAA

Melbourne

Wed 1/5

1 stop15h 35m

Chennai

Sat 4/5

1 stop15h 10m

₹ 34,162

MelbourneChennai

MEL - MAA

MELMAA

Melbourne

Wed 20/3

1 stop15h 45m

Chennai

Tue 26/3

1 stop14h 10m

₹ 35,986

MelbourneChennai

MEL - MAA

MELMAA

Melbourne

Wed 20/3

2 stops31h 10m

Chennai

Wed 27/3

1 stop18h 30m

₹ 36,483

MelbourneChennai

MEL - MAA

MELMAA

Melbourne

Wed 17/7

1 stop13h 50m

Chennai

Mon 22/7

1 stop14h 50m

₹ 52,486

MelbourneChennai

MEL - MAA

MELMAA

Melbourne

Fri 15/3

1 stop20h 45m

Chennai

Mon 18/3

1 stop24h 45m

₹ 53,564

MelbourneChennai

MEL - MAA

MELMAA

Melbourne

Wed 1/5

2 stops36h 25m

Chennai

Sat 4/5

1 stop16h 10m

₹ 61,109

MelbourneChennai

MEL - MAA

MELMAA

Melbourne

Thu 15/8

1 stop37h 55m

Chennai

Sat 24/8

1 stop16h 20m

₹ 70,396

MelbourneChennai

MEL - MAA

MELMAA

Melbourne

Fri 15/3

2 stops21h 05m

Chennai

Mon 18/3

2 stops29h 05m

₹ 71,888

MelbourneChennai

MEL - MAA

MELMAA

Melbourne

Mon 1/4

2 stops19h 55m

Chennai

Tue 16/4

2 stops24h 55m

₹ 72,054

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Melbourne to Chennai. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The best time to book flights from Melbourne Airport to Chennai is 57 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to Chennai?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Melbourne to Chennai. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.
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Midday
Afternoon
Evening
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Melbourne Airport to Chennai flight should consider departing on Sunday at midday when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday 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 Melbourne to Chennai by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Melbourne to Chennai is currently ₹ 18,665 while a return flight costs ₹ 54,236. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.

Currently, March is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Melbourne Airport to Chennai (average of ₹ 82). Flying from Melbourne Airport to Chennai in June is currently the most expensive (average of ₹ 117). 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

₹ 9,038

February

₹ 8,540

March

₹ 6,799

April

₹ 7,711

May

₹ 7,462

June

₹ 9,701

July

₹ 8,043

August

₹ 8,126

September

₹ 8,292

October

₹ 8,789

November

₹ 9,038

December

₹ 9,701

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 22 February 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with SriLankan Airlines, Qantas Airways and Malaysia Airlines from Melbourne to Chennai have to say. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.4
Very Good
1,488 reviews

Overall

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was on time, seating was comfortable, food was delicious, and crew was wonderful. Smooth flight overall!

8.4
Very Good
1,488 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,488 reviews

Overall

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was on time, seating was comfortable, food was delicious, and crew was wonderful. Smooth flight overall!

8.3
Very Good
1,557 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,488 reviews

Overall

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was on time, seating was comfortable, food was delicious, and crew was wonderful. Smooth flight overall!

8.2
Very Good
4,344 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,488 reviews

Overall

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was on time, seating was comfortable, food was delicious, and crew was wonderful. Smooth flight overall!

7.8
Good
1,348 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,488 reviews

Overall

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was on time, seating was comfortable, food was delicious, and crew was wonderful. Smooth flight overall!

7.8
Good
1,120 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,488 reviews

Overall

8.4

Entertainment

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.9

Comfort

8.3

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Flight was on time, seating was comfortable, food was delicious, and crew was wonderful. Smooth flight overall!

Related info for your journey

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

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

For a flight from Melbourne to Chennai, you will be flying into Chennai. Chennai (MAA) is just 16.5 km from the centre vof the city. Chennai is the only Chennai airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. 4 airlines have flights to Chennai from Melbourne on a regular basis.

Can I find flights from Melbourne Airport to Chennai for under ₹ 34,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne Airport to Chennai for under ₹ 34,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Scoot for just ₹ 34,162, but on average you can expect to pay ₹ 41,624.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne Airport to Chennai for under ₹ 39,300?

There are currently 19+ open flights from Melbourne Airport to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than ₹ 39,300.

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

Scoot, at ₹ 34,162, was found to be the cheapest airline from Melbourne Airport to Chennai.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Malaysia Airlines and SriLankan Airlines. These flights start at 53% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Scoot, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as ₹ 17,495. However, be on the lookout for offers from Malaysia Airlines and Cathay Pacific, as they are both options that can get you from Melbourne Airport to Chennai for a low price.

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

What does MEL to MAA mean?

MEL and MAA are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. MEL to MAA refers to a flight route from Melbourne Airport to Chennai Airport.

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Top 4 airlines flying from Melbourne to Chennai

Discover the top 4 airlines that operate flights from Melbourne 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 490,930 searches. Data last updated 22 February 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
ScootCheapest₹ 37,869Average₹ 52,886FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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Air IndiaCheapest₹ 49,964Average₹ 84,866FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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Malaysia AirlinesCheapest₹ 51,664Average₹ 67,628FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest₹ 59,769Average₹ 85,686FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%
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