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Travelers usually depart from Melbourne, Avalon, Essendon, or Melbourne-Southern Cross when they travel from Melbourne to Chennai. The most popular airlines for this route are IndiGo Airlines, Scoot, Jetstar Airways, AirAsia, and Singapore Airlines. Melbourne and Chennai have 290 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from Melbourne to Chennai

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
IndiGo AirlinesIGO6ENoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
ScootTGWTRYesOpens 72 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
Closes 1 hours before flight
AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Singapore AirlinesSIASQYesNo

India COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Melbourne (AUS), MEL with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter India, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for India

  • Recommended contact-tracing app

  • Mandatory health declaration form for vaccinated travelers

Return

Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for Australia

  • Mandatory travel declaration form

Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in most places

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in India in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Melbourne?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Melbourne and Sydney, Denpasar, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns, Perth, Manila, Bangkok, Auckland, Hobart, Adelaide, Ho Chi Minh City, Phuket City, Ahmedabad, Christchurch, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, City of Launceston, Kathmandu.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chennai?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chennai and Singapore, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Hyderabad, London, Coimbatore, Perth, Sydney, Kochi, Goa, Madurai, Kolkata, Toronto, Thiruvananthapuram, Dubai, Colombo, Pune, Brisbane.
Which airports are there in Melbourne?
Melbourne is mainly served by Melbourne. But there are other airports nearby, including Avalon, Essendon, Melbourne Moorabbin Airport.
What airports are near Chennai?
The main airport in Chennai is Chennai International. It is also served by Chennai International, Tirupati, Pondicherry, Cuddapah.
What buses and trains depart from Melbourne?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Melbourne, including SKYBUS.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Melbourne and Chennai?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Melbourne and Chennai thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Melbourne and Chennai can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between Melbourne and Chennai?
Currently, you can fly between Melbourne and Chennai with IndiGo Airlines, Scoot, Jetstar Airways, AirAsia, Singapore Airlines.
When's the best time to travel between Melbourne and Chennai?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Melbourne and Chennai, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the Kiwi.com website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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Is it possible to reach Melbourne by bus or train?
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