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Flights to India in 2021

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 26% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 6% potential price drop
Average price$782Average for round-trip flights in March 2021
Round-trip from$1,427From Sydney to New Delhi
One-way from$502One-way flight from Sydney to New Delhi

Cheapest prices for India flights by month

January
$824
February
$726
March
$720
April
$741
May
$733
June
$854
July
$812
August
$776
September
$794
October
$748
November
$756
December
$1,106
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?

SYD - DEL
Price
$720 - $1,500
DEL
Temperature
20 - 40 °C
DEL
Rainfall
4 - 201 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.

When is the best time to book a flight to India?

The best time to visit India is during the cool, dry season between November and March, so book your cheap flights well in advance. Cities in the north such as Delhi, Agra, Varanasi and Jaipur are ideal for sightseeing at this time, while central and southern regions are also comfortable.

Which day is cheapest to fly to India?

The cheapest flights to India are usually found when departing on a Thursday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Saturday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to India?

To get the best value, try booking a flight at midday when visiting India. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the morning as these tend to have higher demand.

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.

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How popular are flights to India this year?

Flights to India have seen a 82% decrease in demand compared to the previous year.

Popular regions to fly to in India

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