Cheap flights from Chennai to Melbourne

Flight information Chennai to Melbourne

Cheapest return price last month

₹ 25,168

Direct airlines


Average flight time, total distance 8780 kilometres

12h 55min

Most popular airline last month


Melbourne Tullamarine, Melbourne Avalon and Melbourne Essendon

3 airports

Frequently asked questions

There are 3 airports in Melbourne: Melbourne Tullamarine, Melbourne Avalon and Melbourne Essendon.
The best price found on Skyscanner for a flight from Chennai to Melbourne is ₹ 25,168. This was found by aggregating across different carriers and is the cheapest price for the whole month.
12h 55min is the average flight time from Chennai to Melbourne.
There are no airlines that fly directly from Chennai to Melbourne.

How to compare and get the best flights from Chennai to Melbourne?

  • The price table above shows the lowest 2-way flight prices from Chennai to Melbourne for each month. Clicking on the price will take you to a calendar view to choose specific dates as per your itinerary.
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What you need to know before flying from Chennai to Melbourne?

Airport information


Chennai (Madras) Airport (MAA)

GST Rd, Meenambakkam, Chennai 600027, Tamil Nadu, India


Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL)

Locked Bag 16,Gladstone Park VIC 3043, Australia

Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV)

80 Beach Rd, Lara VIC 3212, Australia

Melbourne Essedon Airport (MEB)

Essendon Fields House, 7 English Street, Essendon Fields, Essendon Airport VIC 3041, Australia

Getting to Chennai airport

  • Chennai Airport is located less than 10 km from the city centre.
  • Taxis and buses are available to get to the airport as well.

Travelling from Melbourne airport

  • There are airport shuttle buses as well as taxis from the airports into Melbourne.
  • The Public Transport Victoria bus, tram, and train services are an inexpensive way to get from the Melbourne area airports to the city.
  • Skyscanner’s car hire page has information for travellers wishing to rent a car to drive around.

Facilities at Chennai and Melbourne airports

  • Chennai airport has ATMs and money exchange counters for travellers to avail of. Dining options like cafes and restaurants, and shopping options including duty free, as well as a spa, medical assistance, and childcare rooms are available.
  • Some Melbourne airports provide free Wi-Fi, Forex services, and public showers, and all of them have ATMs, cafes and restaurants, children’s areas, smoking lounges and phone charging stations.

Tips on how to make the best out of your flight journey from Chennai to Melbourne

Flying from Chennai to Melbourne necessitates a layover as there are no direct flights between the two cities. Flying time ranges from 13 hours and 35 min to 19 hours and 20 mins. Travellers can spend the flight watching the in-flight entertainment and partaking of the dining options, catching some sleep, or reading up on their destination city’s enthusiasm for cricket.

Time difference

Melbourne is 4 hours and 30 min ahead of Chennai, and 5 hours and 30 minutes when daylight savings is in session.

Weather in Melbourne

The peak summer is in January, when temperatures average around 26 degrees Celsius. December through March is the summer season, with May through August being the winter months with average temperatures in the teens. July sees temperatures around 10 degrees Celsius.

Exchange rate

1 Australian Dollar (AUD) is equal to approximately 48 Rupees (INR). For more info click here.

Cost of living in Melbourne

Melbourne is on the expensive side, with a fast food meal costing around AUD 10 and a sit down meal for two in a pub going for AUD 50. A full fare myki (Metro) card costs AUD 6.

Mode of payments accepted in Melbourne

You can use credit and debit cards across the city. Keep cash and small change on hand for public transportation and street food. The accepted currency is the Australian Dollar.

Best places for your first meal in Melbourne

Melbourne has an international culture and cuisines from around the world. The local Australian cuisine is heavy on meat. One of the traditional Australian dishes to try is a meat pie, which will have pork, beef, or lamb filling. Another is the famous fish and chips.

Documents required to travel from Chennai to Melbourne

Passengers travelling from Chennai to Melbourne must carry all the documents listed below

  • Valid Passport
  • Valid Visa
  • Return flight tickets (sometimes asked by the immigration depending on your visa type)

Major airlines that operate from Chennai to Melbourne

Air India flights to Melbourne, Emirates flights to Melbourne, Singapore Airlines flights to Melbourne

FAQ on Flights from Chennai to Melbourne

  • Q1: How can I book cheap Chennai to Melbourne flight tickets online?
    A: Use Skyscanner's flight search above and fill in your travel dates and click on "Search Flights". You can now choose the desired flight to Melbourne from the list.
  • Q2: How Skyscanner is different from online travel agents?
    A: Skyscanner search engine pulls flight prices from all the major airlines and online travel agents like MakeMytrip,ClearTrip, Yatra, Goibibo etc., Hence you don’t have to check multiple websites to find the best price. Once you find your cheap flights & click to select, we link you directly to the airline or travel agent. No hidden charges, no added fees.
  • Q3: Which is the cheapest month to book flights from Chennai to Melbourne?
    A: Check the bar chart at the top to find the cheapest month to fly from Chennai to Melbourne. The chart is based on the next 12 months price data we have.
  • Q4: Should I opt for a travel insurance while flying from of Chennai to Melbourne?
    A: It's always safe to travel with a travel insurance.
  • Q5: Should I opt for on board food while travelling from Chennai to Melbourne?
    A: Its suggested to opt for on board meals while flying to Melbourne.
  • Q6: What is the check in luggage limit in Chennai to Melbourne flights?
    A: Generally, 15 kg is the allowed baggage limit for an economy class passenger flying from Chennai to Melbourne. Its advised to check your baggage limit that is printed on your ticket as it varies from airline to airline.
  • Q7: What is the hand baggage limit in Chennai to Melbourne flights?
    A: 7 to 10 kg is the allowed hand luggage limit while flying from Chennai to Melbourne. For most recent updates on the hand luggage weight, contact respective airlines.
  • Q8: What is the advantage of doing a web check in while flying from Chennai?
    A: Web check-in confirms your travel while flying from Chennaiand saves your time at the check-in counter.
  • Q9: How can I change my Chennai to Melbourne travel dates after booking?
    A: Before check-in, the respective flight operator will allow you to change your travel dates. Generally, its chargeable based on the rescheduled date. It is recommended to contact respective airlines to know about the charges.
  • Q10: How do I subscribe for Skyscanner's price alerts for cheap fares from Chennai to Melbourne?
    A: Use Skyscanner's price alert tool to get notified about cheap fares from Chennai to Melbourne.

Information and Data provided on this page is correct as of Sep 15th, 2017

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.