• Our partners include:

  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber
  • Rentalcars.com

There are 2 ways to get from Chennai to Sydney by plane or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Sydney  •  16 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Sydney (SYD) MAA - SYD

$212 - $332

1 alternative option

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  21 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Madras (MAA) to Newcastle (NTL) MAA - NTL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station

$517 - $1,226

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chennai to Sydney is to fly which costs ₹15,000 - ₹25,000 and takes 16 h 3 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Chennai to Sydney is to fly which costs ₹15,000 - ₹25,000 and takes 16 h 3 min.

More details

The distance between Chennai and Sydney is 9125 km.

It takes approximately 16 h 3 min to get from Chennai to Sydney, including transfers.

More details

There is no direct flight from Madras Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 13 h 10 min and has one stopover.

Search flights

Sydney is 5 h 30 min ahead of Chennai. It is currently 3:35 PM in Chennai and 9:05 PM in Sydney.

SilkAir, Scoot Tigerair , Virgin Australia and two other airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Sydney Airport.

Search flights

There are 2145+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Chennai to Madras Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs ₹8.

More details

Map of how to get from Chennai to Sydney.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 5703.1 miles
  • Duration: 16 h 3 min

What companies run services between Chennai, India and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

Singapore Airlines, Scoot Tigerair and 15 other airlines fly from Chennai to Sydney hourly.

Airlines
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Madras to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $800
Flights from Madras to Sydney via Singapore Changi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $800
Flights from Madras to Sydney via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $800
Flights from Madras to Newcastle via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Madras to Newcastle via Singapore Changi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Madras to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $800
Flights from Madras to Sydney via Singapore Changi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $800
Flights from Madras to Sydney via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
15 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $800
Flights from Madras to Newcastle via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Madras to Newcastle via Singapore Changi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Madras to Newcastle via Singapore Changi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Madras to Newcastle via Colombo, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Madras to Newcastle via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Madras to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $700
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Madras to Newcastle via Singapore Changi, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Madras to Newcastle via Colombo, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Madras to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from Madras to Newcastle via Singapore Changi, Sydney
Ave. Duration
14 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30

Want to know more about travelling around Australia

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.