Cheap flights from Brisbane to Chennai

Flight information Brisbane to Chennai

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Average flight time, total distance 9055 kilometres

13h 55min

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Which airlines fly from Brisbane to Chennai?

How easy is it to depart from Brisbane?

Brisbane Airport serves the city of Brisbane, and is an excellent hub, with 2 modern terminals.

  • International Terminal – handles all connecting flights to Chennai. 

The International Terminal has foreign exchange services, ATMs, charging points, free WiFi, public telephones, restaurants, and duty-free shopping. A free shuttle service connects passengers from the Domestic Terminal, or you can take the AirTrain. The AirTrain service costs $5, unless you are a Virgin Australia customer.

Recommended arrival time for checking in for an international flight is 2-3 hours.

What do I need before I depart from Brisbane? 

  • All international travel requires passengers to carry a valid passport.

What information do I need to know before arriving in Chennai?

The Chennai International Airport functions as the main hub for Chennai. It has 2 terminals, with one domestic and one international.

  • Terminals 2 – is the international terminal.

Terminal 2 has paid-for WiFi, currency exchange booths, cash machines, medical services, restaurants, and duty-free shopping. This terminal is connected to the Domestic Terminal via a shuttle service.

A taxi into Chennai central takes about an hour, and costs 250-350INR ($5-7), approximately.

What is the weather like in Chennai? 

  • Chennai’s summers are usually between 30 and 40°C, with mild winter days of 15-22°C. The monsoon season is from April to October.

Is there a time difference between Brisbane and Chennai?

  • Yes, Chennai is 4.5 hours behind Brisbane.

Is Chennai cheaper than Brisbane?

Chennai is a lot cheaper than Brisbane, with living, dining and shopping rates around 60-80% lower than in Brisbane. India is a great budget travel destination, but it is also one of the world’s top Vegetarian destinations, which makes it a great place for foodies as well as adventurers.

  • Expect a dinner for 2 in a mid-range restaurant in Chennai to cost around 600INR ($12).
  • Purchasing a cappuccino in Chennai is about 110INR ($2.15).

Please note that the information provided above is accurate as of September 2017

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.