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Flights to India in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 21% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 5% potential price drop
Average price$1,602Average for return flights in December 2021
Return from$815From Sydney Kingsford Smith to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
One-way from$522One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to India

Cheap flights to India in December, January 2021

The best prices found for DEL flights for December, January
27 Dec. - 4 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HYD

Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Intl

2 stops

27h 05m
HYD

Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

22h 55m
$938

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

1 Jan. - 4 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HYD

Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Intl

1 stop

30h 35m
HYD

Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

14h 40m
$977

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 5/12/21

22 Dec. - 16 Apr.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HYD

Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Intl

1 stop

29h 45m
HYD

Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

26h 15m
$997

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

India 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to India found for this year
27 Dec. - 4 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HYD

Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Intl

2 stops

27h 05m
HYD

Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

22h 55m
$938

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

22 Dec. - 16 Apr.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HYD

Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Intl

1 stop

29h 45m
HYD

Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

26h 15m
$997

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 6/12/21

25 Dec. - 7 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

29h 05m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

15h 50m
$1,028

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 5/12/21

Last minute flights to India

Late deals on return flights to India, departing today and this week
17 Dec. - 31 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

2 stops

44h 05m
BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

15h 15m
$1,174

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 4/12/21

14 Dec. - 29 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HYD

Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Intl

2 stops

44h 00m
HYD

Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

22h 55m
$1,402

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 7/12/21

16 Dec. - 31 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HYD

Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Intl

1 stop

29h 45m
HYD

Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

16h 20m
$1,423

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 4/12/21

Can I fly to India from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to India

Most visitors from Australia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter India.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to India.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering India.

Can I fly back to Australia from India?

Returning to Australia from India

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

What is the cheapest month to fly to India?

The cheapest ticket to India found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.

January

$916

February

$806

March

$799

April

$822

May

$815

June

$948

July

$901

August

$862

September

$881

October

$830

November

$839

December

$1,228

Currently, the cheapest month for flights to India is March. The most expensive month for flights is December. The cheapest prices are shown above but prices will vary according to departure times, airlines, class and how early you book.

When is the best time to fly to India?

Average India flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month

SYD - DEL

Price

$799 - $1,666

DEL

Temperature

14 - 34 °C

DEL

Precipitation

7 - 248 mm

Peak season

Generally winter (October to March) is the most popular time to book cheap flights to India as the cooler season is more comfortable for sightseeing. Be aware that this does vary from region to region, however. Temps average around 4C to 19C, occasionally falling to 0 degrees and possibly lower; frosts are common in some parts of the country during this season so make sure you pack some warm clothing just in case. The peak months for travel to India are the lead up to Christmas, January, February and also March for the Holi festival. So to secure deals on flights to India you should make your reservations well in advance.

Off Season

The summer season (April to August) is very hot and dry in India, with temperatures usually around 25C but reaching up to 43C in some southern cities in May and June. Due to these scorching high temperatures, people generally avoid booking flights to India during this time. The monsoon season typically runs between July and September, with southern India receiving the most rainfall. If you don’t mind the heat and the rain then this is a good time to pick up cheap flights to India.

Where are the most popular flight destinations in India?

Popular flight destinations in India include New Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Ahmedabad and Amritsar.

How long is the flight to India?

Flights from Sydney to India – 14 hrs 15 mins

Flights from Melbourne to India – 15 hrs 30 mins

Flights from Brisbane to India – 14 hrs 35 mins

Flights from Perth to India – 10 hrs 45 mins

Which airlines operate flights to India?

Air India, Air Asia, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern Air, China Southern, Jet Airways and Tiger Air all fly the Australia-India route. The cheapest flights to India are generally found flying from Sydney and Melbourne incorporating one stopover. Air India flies direct from Sydney to Delhi four times a week, and direct from Melbourne to Delhi three times a week.

How to get from the airport to the city centre?

Airports in Indian cities such as Delhi, Bombay, Calcutta and Agra are connected by rail networks. The train will be your quickest and most convenient way of getting into the the city centres. Other transport options are metered taxis and buses, note that buses can be very crowded.

What is good to know if travelling to India?

If you are looking for an unusual tour outside of Delhi, don’t miss out on the most haunted place in India, Rajasthan.It is believed that Bhangarh Fort in Rajasthan about four hours from Delhi,  should not be visited by touirst between sunset and sunrise.

India is mysteriously beautiful location with the unique culture, so that is not a surprise that India has become the  location for one of the Oscar movie.

Famous spring festival Holi, which is held in India every March, is one of the best cultural travel experiences around the world.

How popular are flights to India this year?

Flights to India have seen a 34% increase in demand compared to the previous year.

Popular regions to fly to in India

Not sure where to visit in India? Start by selecting one of the most popular places in India below to filter down your possible destination.