Flights From Melbourne To Chennai

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Flight information for Melbourne to Chennai


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Average flight time

13hrs 35mins

Weather in Chennai

The climate in Chennai is tropical, moist, and dry. Due to its location near the coast and proximity to the thermal equator, Chennai experiences little seasonal temperature variance. Most of the year is hot and sunny.

Chennai Average Temperature

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Time Difference between Melbourne and Chennai

4hrs 30mins

Melbourne VIC is 5 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Chennai, India (with daylight saving on from first Sunday in October to first Sunday in April). Melbourne VIC is 4 hours and 30 minutes ahead of Chennai, India (with daylight saving off from first Sunday in April to first Sunday in October).

Finding cheap flights from Melbourne to Chennai: Frequently asked questions

faq-icon What information do I need to know when arriving in Chennai?

Please provide your immigration card and passport. Those without an Indian passport, including Japanese citizens, must show their Immigration Card. You might also be required to provide your boarding pass.

Tips to Board Your Flight Successfully

  1. Arrive at the airport no later than three hours prior to departure to guarantee that you are not running late and that you have brought all you are required to bring; the three-hour interval will allow you to return home if necessary if you happen to have forgotten anything.
  2. Many flights offer online check-ins on their website, or you can do it in-person at their respective counter at the airport.
  3. Ensure that you receive your boarding pass after check-ins. If you have luggage, you must check it in during this stage. Make sure the capacity is within the allowed range.
  4. Find the gate you are supposed to fly from for the issued boarding pass.
  5. You can pass the time while waiting by reading a book or using your phone to browse the internet.
  6. When your flight is called, board the aircraft and take your assigned seat.
  7. Follow the instructions on the plane, one of them by putting your seat belts on and putting your device on air plane mode.
  8. Enjoy your flights!
  9. Once landed, pick up your luggage and choose your mode of transportation to get to your destination. You can hail a taxi, use available city bus, or book Uber.

faq-icon What airlines fly between Melbourne and Chennai?

  • Air India
  • Thai Airways
  • Sri Lankan Airlines
  • Etihad
  • Singapore Airlines
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Qatar Airways

faq-icon Which airlines fly directly from Melbourne to Chennai?

There are no direct flight available from Melbourne to Chennai, but we offer connecting flights with just one stop in the lowest price.

faq-icon How easy is it to depart for Melbourne Tullamarine Airport?

There are different ways to reach Tullamarine Airport in Melbourne from Melbourne CBD (Southern cross Station) as follows:

  1. SkyBus Express Airport Transfer: 30 – 45 minutes journey
  2. Uber Melbourne Airport Transfer – 30 – 45 minutes journey
  3. Drive your personal Vehicle – Around 30 minutes’ drive

faq-icon How easy to depart for the airport in Chennai?

There are number of ways to reach Chennai Airport from Ramachandran Central Railway Station as follows:

  1. OLA Chennai Airport Transfer: 35 minutes journey.
  2. Bus Transfer: 45 minutes journey.
  3. Drive your personal Vehicle – Around 35 minutes’ drive.

faq-icon How long does it take to fly from Melbourne to Chennai? (Avg. Fly time)

It usually takes around 13 hours and 35 minutes .

faq-icon How many stops between Melbourne and Chennai?

Different airlines have different stops in the middle of journey which are listed as following:

Flights with 1 Stop

  • Air India stops in Delhi and then takes off for Chennai Airport.
  • Thai Airways provides service by stopping at Bangkok Airport before landing in Chennai.
  • Qatar Airways stops in Doha and then takes off for Chennai.
  • Etihad lands in Abu Dhabi while on the way to Chennai.
  • Singapore Airlines has one stop in Singapore in the journey to Chennai.
  • Emirates stops in Dubai when flying for Chennai.
  • Malaysia Airlines has a stop at Kuala Lumpur, before reaching Chennai.

Flights with 2 Stops

  • Air India stops at two locations during the journey. First at Delhi Airport, then in Mumbai before landing in Chennai.

faq-icon Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Melbourne to Chennai?

Australian passport holders require a visa to enter India. As Australian citizens are eligible for the India e-Visa, they can apply for the permit online 24 hours a day and there’s no need to attend an embassy or consulate.

faq-icon How to find affordable flight tickets from Melbourne to Chennai?

Finding affordable flight tickets from Melbourne to Chennai has never been easier!  

  1. Go to https://gauratravel.com.au/ 
  1. Click ‘Flight Deals’ at the top of the website 
  1. Under the origin section, click the down arrow and choose Melbourne, and under the destination section, choose Chennai.  
  1. Click show 
  1. After this you will be able to view affordable flight tickets from Melbourne to Chennai!  

faq-icon How to book flight tickets from Melbourne to Chennai with a peace of mind?

To book flight tickets from Melbourne to Chennai, call us at 1300 359 463 or +91 33350 76444, and let us help you with our exceptional service! 

faq-icon How to combine your Melbourne to Chennai flight with hotels and car hire?

Unfortunately, we do not offer hotels and car hire service. We suggest you search for them yourselves.  

faq-icon How to compare Melbourne to Chennai flight tickets to other routes?

We do not compare the fare on our website, as most of them are of similar price.

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