Cheap flights from Australia to India

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Cheap SriLankan Airlines flights from Australia to India

4 Oct. - 10 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

30h 05m
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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

29h 15m
$764

SriLankan Airlines

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30 Jul. - 29 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

16h 35m
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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

15h 25m
$765

SriLankan Airlines

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7 Oct. - 16 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

16h 35m
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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

28h 55m
$768

SriLankan Airlines

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Cheap Singapore Airlines flights from Australia to India

28 Aug. - 24 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

27h 55m
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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

33h 20m
$922

Singapore Airlines

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17 Sep. - 8 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

27h 55m
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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

33h 20m
$924

Singapore Airlines

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12 Jul. - 9 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

21h 25m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

21h 55m
$929

Singapore Airlines

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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Australia to India flights.

What airports serve Australia to India flights?

You’ll find different flight options for India at Sydney Airport. It services flights to Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport, and Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad. Situated 8 km from Sydney’s business district, the airport can be reached by taxi, shuttle, or ride-share services. Sydney airport also has a direct train link into the city, with a station conveniently located at the northern end of the terminal. If you prefer to leave from another city, you’ll find flights to Delhi, Mumbai, or Hyderabad at either Melbourne Airport or Perth airport. A taxi ride from the city center to Melbourne Airport takes roughly 30 minutes, while the drive from the business district to Perth Airport ranges from 15-20 minutes by taxi.

Which airlines fly directly from Australia to India?

Air India flies directly from Australia to India. It operates flights from Sydney Airport to New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. It also provides direct flights between Melbourne Airport and New Delhi. However, flights do not occur every day. Instead, the airline covers the route on select days during the week. Average flight times range from 12h 44m - 13h 30m.

What are the stopover options on flights from Australia to India?

Depending on the airline you choose and your destination in India, you’ll find stopover options stopping at Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Bangkok, and Hong Kong. Airlines like Malindo Air, Scoot, and Thai Airways offer flight deals to India from Australia, but with stopovers that might be as long as 34 hours. Singapore Airlines and Virgin Australia often offer shorter flight times, with stopovers at Changi Airport Singapore that take less than an hour. Malaysian Air also flies between Australia and India, with stopovers at Kuala Lumpur International Airport that average 1-2 hours. However, fares for these quicker flights are higher.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Australia to India?

You’ll need a valid visa in advance to gain entry into India. You’ll also need a passport that is valid for at least 180 days with a minimum of two blank pages. Depending on the reason for your trip, you may be able to apply online for an eVisa. It costs an average of AUD$150 and takes four days to process. However, the eVisa can only be used at specific points of entry. Visas valid for more than 180 days will require that you register at the closest Foreigner’s Regional Registration Office within 14 days of your arrival.

What are the most eco-friendly airlines from Australia to India?

It might seem that it is hard to travel in an eco-friendly way when you are traveling great distances such as those on trips to India from Australia, yet there are still plenty of sustainable travel methods that you can use to lessen your environmental impact during your trip. Start by finding an airline that operates in an eco-friendly way along your route of flight such as Singapore Airlines does on this route. They have taken steps such as replacing plastic sticks with wooden ones, digitizing the reading materials that are on board the plane, increasing the fuel efficiency of their fleet, and reducing the waste from their catering. Passengers on their flights are also offered the ability to offset their carbon footprint on every flight that they take.

How can I fly more sustainably from Australia to India?

A great way to travel on long flights like you will find to India from Australia is to bring your own headphones and not use the ones offered by airlines that are sure to end up in a landfill quite soon. If possible, try to book flights with the least amount of stops possible because the more stops that you make the more of a negative impact you have on the environment during your travels. While you are at it try to pack as lightly as possible since the more weight that you carry the more fuel burned during every part of your journey. One final tip to travel in an eco-friendly way is to bring your own reusable water bottle along with you on your journey. This will greatly lessen your need to use plastic water bottles often found on airplanes and hotels that have a hugely negative impact on the environment.

Top 5 airlines flying from Australia to India

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to India choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
GoFirstCheapest$337Average$411FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time57%COVID-19 safety
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ScootCheapest$388Average$751FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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AirAsia XCheapest$476Average$933FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Malindo AirCheapest$493Average$1,140FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Jet AirwaysCheapest$533Average$967FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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