Melbourne to Chennai By Air freight, Cargo ship or Road

See the best way to ship your freight from Melbourne, Australia to Chennai, India by various transport modes including Air, Sea and Road. Compare freight rates, transit times, route options and much more.

Melbourne to Chennai by Air freight

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Chennai by plane will take about 1 day 17h and departs from Melbourne International Airport (MEL) and arrives into Chennai International Airport (MAA). There are flights departing 1-2 times a day on this route. SriLankan Airlines is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with flights departing 1-2 times a week.

Quickest air route

Melbourne International Airport to Chennai International Airport

Departs from

Departs from

1 day 17h

1-2 times a day

9,050 km

5,623 mi.

1 transfer

No stops

Operating carriersDepartsAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: ULSriLankan Airlines
1-2 times a weekAirbus A330-300+2 others
Carrier Identifier: SQSingapore Airlines
Every 4-6 weeksBoeing 747-400
Carrier Identifier: MHMalaysia Airlines
Every 2-4 weeksAirbus A330-300+2 others
Carrier Identifier: TGThai Airways
1-2 times a weekAirbus A350-900+1 others
Carrier Identifier: CXCathay PacificF
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 747-8F Freighter+2 others
Carrier Identifier: AIAir India
1-2 times a weekBoeing 787-8+2 others
Carrier Identifier: EKEmirates
2-4 times a weekAirbus A380+1 others
Carrier Identifier: QRQatar Airways
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 777-300ER+2 others
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Most frequent

Melbourne International Airport to Indira Gandhi International Airport

Departs from

Departs from

2 days 18h

2-4 times a day

12,343 km

7,670 mi.

Direct

No stops

Operating carriersDepartsAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: AIAir India
1-2 times a weekBoeing 787-8
Carrier Identifier: QFQantas
Every 1-2 weeksAirbus A330-200
Carrier Identifier: VNVietnam Airlines
Every 2-4 weeksAirbus A350-900+1 others
Carrier Identifier: ULSriLankan Airlines
1-2 times a weekAirbus A330-300+1 others
Carrier Identifier: SQSingapore Airlines
1-2 times a weekBoeing 777-300ER
Carrier Identifier: ODBatik Air Malaysia
1-2 times a weekBoeing 737-800
Carrier Identifier: D7AirAsia X
Every 1-2 weeksAirbus A330-300
Carrier Identifier: MHMalaysia Airlines
Every 1-2 weeksAirbus A330-300+1 others
Carrier Identifier: CXCathay PacificF
Every 2-4 weeksBoeing 747-8F Freighter
Carrier Identifier: EKEmirates
2-4 times a weekAirbus A380+1 others
Carrier Identifier: CIChina Airlines
Every 2-4 weeksAirbus A350-900+1 others
Carrier Identifier: EYEtihad Airways
1-2 times a weekBoeing 777-300ER+2 others
Carrier Identifier: QRQatar Airways
Every 1-2 weeksBoeing 777-300ER+3 others
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Cargo flights

Melbourne International Airport to Kempegowda International Airport

Departs from

Departs from

1 day 22h

Every 2-4 weeks

9,416 km

5,851 mi.

1 transfer

No stops

Operating carriersDepartsAircraft types
Carrier Identifier: QFQantasF
Every 4-6 weeksBoeing 747-8F Freighter+5 others
Carrier Identifier: CXCathay PacificF
Every 4-6 weeksBoeing 747-8F Freighter+3 others
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Melbourne to Chennai by Container ship

The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Chennai by ship will take about 27 days 16h and departs from Melbourne (AUMEL) and arrives into Kattupalli (INKAT). There are ships departing every 1-2 weeks on this route. GSL is one of the carriers that operates regular services on this route with ships departing every 2-4 weeks.

Quickest ocean route

Melbourne to Kattupalli

Port of loading

Port of loading

27 days 16h

Every 1-2 weeks

10,384 km

6,452 mi.

1 transfer

1 stop

Operating carriersDepartsVessels
Carrier Identifier: GSLUGSL
Every 2-4 weeksGSL AFRICA+1 others
Carrier Identifier: COSUCOSCO
Every 2-4 weeksCOSCO GENOA+2 others
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Closest seaports

Melbourne to Chennai

Port of loading

Port of loading

28 days 18h

Every 1-2 weeks

10,913 km

6,781 mi.

1 transfer

2 stops

Operating carriersDepartsVessels
Carrier Identifier: OOLUOOCL
Every 1-2 weeksOOCL PANAMA+1 others
Carrier Identifier: COSUCOSCO
Every 2-4 weeksCOSCO GENOA+3 others
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