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All the information you need to plan the best null to DEL flight in 2021: compare Australia to India flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in India.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Australia to India (AU - IN)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Australia to India as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Australia to India?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 58 days in advance to save up to 17% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 58 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Australia to India 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,099, or $1,212 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to India?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to India from Australia. Prices for May average $942 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $671. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 60% on your journey compared to booking in May

Cheap flights from Australia to India in October, November 2021

The best prices found for Australia to India flights in October, November
26 Nov - 14 Jan
$1,237pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
13 Nov - 10 Dec
$1,252pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
6 Nov - 7 Jan
$1,254pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Australia to India 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to India from Australia found for this year
31 Dec - 3 Apr
$1,166pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
22 Dec - 20 Jan
$1,198pp
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
BLR
Bengaluru Intl
BLR
Bengaluru Intl
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
26 Nov - 14 Jan
$1,237pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to India from Australia

Save time with Australia to India direct flight deals
25 Mar - 25 Mar
$1,434pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
4 Feb - 4 Mar
$1,611pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 Jan - 3 Mar
$1,620pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Australia to India

Late deals on return flights to India from Australia, departing today and this week
2 Nov - 11 Dec
$1,336pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2 Nov - 11 Dec
$1,339pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
4 Nov - 17 Jan
$1,455pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to India from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to India
10:05 - 06:30
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
25h 55m
SYD - DEL
Multiple Airlines
$477
Kiwi.com
10:50 - 06:35
Thai Airways
1 stop
25h 15m
SYD - DEL
Thai Airways
$519
Gotogate
10:05 - 15:25
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
34h 50m
SYD - HYD
Multiple Airlines
$463
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Australia to India

Which airlines flying from Australia to India have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, and Thai Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Australia to India to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Australia to India. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Australia to India for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to India for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Thai Airways for just $736, but on average you can expect to pay $829.

Are there direct flights from Australia to India for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Australia to India under $1,500. A good price for a direct flight from Australia to India is less than $1,920.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to India for under $1,400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Australia to India within the next 7 days for less than $1,400.

How popular is this Australia to India flight route?

The Australia to India flight path was viewed by 49,818 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to India from Australia?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to India

Most visitors from Australia will not be allowed 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.

Do I need a test to 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.

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Top 10 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
IndiGo
$338 $399 No cancel fee 80%
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Scoot
$409 $791 No cancel fee N/A
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AirAsia X
$447 $860 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by AirAsia X. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Malindo Air
$461 $1,076 No cancel fee N/A
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Qantas Airways
$486 $976 No cancel fee 74%
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Jet Airways
$501 $909 No cancel fee 74%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Jet Airways. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air China
$535 $800 No cancel fee 67%
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China Southern
$541 $950 No cancel fee 69%
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China Eastern
$552 $763 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Thai Lion Air
$579 $775 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Thai Lion Air. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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