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.

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Fly to Sydney  •  15 h 59 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 distance between Chennai and Sydney is 9125 km.

It takes approximately 15 h 59 min to get from Chennai to Sydney, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Madras Airport to Sydney Airport. The quickest flight takes 13 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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Sydney is 4 h 30 min ahead of Chennai. It is currently 6:51 PM in Chennai and 12:21 AM in Sydney.

SilkAir, Qantas, Scoot Tigerair and four other airlines offer flights from Madras Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 1996+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Chennai to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 5703.1 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 59 min

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

Singapore Airlines, Scoot Tigerair and 14 other airlines fly from Chennai to Sydney hourly.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Madras to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $800
Flights from Madras to Newcastle via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 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
19 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Madras to Newcastle via Kuala Lumpur, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
18 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Singapore Airlines
Website
singaporeair.com
Flights from Madras to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
14 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $800
Flights from Madras to Newcastle via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Malaysia Airlines
Website
malaysiaairlines.com
Flights from Madras to Sydney via Kuala Lumpur
Ave. Duration
16 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $700
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Madras to Newcastle via Colombo, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
Flights from Madras to Newcastle via Singapore Changi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
19 h 25 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Scoot Tigerair
Website
flyscoot.com
Flights from Madras to Sydney via Singapore Changi
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,000
Thai Airways International
Website
thaiairways.com
Flights from Madras to Sydney via Suvarnabhumi
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $750
SriLankan Airlines
Website
srilankan.com
Flights from Madras to Sydney via Colombo, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $750
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
Jetstar
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Madras to Newcastle via Colombo, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
15 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,200
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

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