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Low season

March Best time to beat the crowds (18% less expensive on average)

High season

December Most popular time to fly (37% more expensive on average)

Average price of a return ticket

$625 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a return ticket

$621 or less

When to book flights from Melbourne to Chennai

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $684 or less.
  • The cheapest flight from Melbourne to Chennai was found, on average, 68 days before departure.
  • Book at least 4 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is March.
  • Morning departure is around 70% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
  • A range of airlines offer one-stop flights from Melbourne to Chennai, but if you want to save money for your time there, you should consider booking with the low-cost carrier Scoot. They offer regular, one-stop flights to the Indian city.
  • If you come from the Geelong area, you may also want to consider Avalon Airport (AVV) as your origin airport. From there you can also find one-stop flights serving Chennai International Airport (MAA).
  • Enjoy a hassle-free check-in experience and simply stay the night before your flight at one of Melbourne Tullamarine Airport’s (MEL) hotels. Within walking distance of the terminal buildings you find a Holiday Inn, an ibis Budget, and the more upmarket PARKROYAL.
  • Parking at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport is a convenient and cost-saving undertaking with their long-term parking rates. Prices per week are approximately A$ 100–150 and a shuttle bus connects the car park with the airport buildings.
  • Children will enjoy the playground within the International Terminal of Melbourne Tullamarine Airport. Close to Gate 15b, it is the perfect place to let off some energy before boarding the flight from Melbourne to Chennai.
  • Are you worried you didn’t bring enough luggage space for your airport purchases? With the Shop & Collect service at Melbourne Airport, you can simply leave your tax-free purchases in Melbourne and pick them up in the Arrivals Hall when you come back.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top 3 airlines serving Melbourne to Chennai

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.3
Qatar Airways
Overall score based on 10,843 reviews
8.4
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
8.7
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
8.1
Food
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Book cheap flights from Melbourne to Chennai

Recent return flight deals

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Etihad Airways
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Etihad Airways
40h 00m
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Multiple Airlines
39h 30m
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Etihad Airways
38h 35m
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36h 45m
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Recent one-way flight deals

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Etihad Airways
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