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Melbourne (MEL) to India

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to DEL flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to India flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in India.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to India?

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to India from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $899 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $620. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Melbourne to India at least 61 days early can save you up to 24% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Melbourne to India for as little as $1,035 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,184 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to India (ME1 - IN)?

When flying from Melbourne to India, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to India in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MEL 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
26 Nov - 30 Jan
$1,319pp
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
19 Nov - 3 Dec
$1,362pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to India 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to India from Melbourne 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
15 Dec - 20 Jan
$1,178pp
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
15 Dec - 20 Jan
$1,181pp
MEL
Melbourne
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Malaysia Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to India

Late deals on return flights to India from Melbourne, departing today and this week
2 Nov - 1 Feb
$1,592pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
3 Nov - 17 Feb
$1,663pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
3 Nov - 1 Feb
$1,679pp
MEL
Melbourne
Emirates
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Emirates
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to India from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to India
14:40 - 12:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
27h 10m
MEL - DEL
Multiple Airlines
$494
Kiwi.com
14:40 - 12:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
27h 10m
MEL - DEL
Multiple Airlines
$495
Kiwi.com
14:40 - 18:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
33h 05m
MEL - BOM
Multiple Airlines
$499
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to India

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Melbourne to India that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, and Thai Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. 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 Melbourne to India. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to India for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to India for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $858, but on average you can expect to pay $1,032.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to India for under $1,600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to India within the next 7 days for less than $1,600.

How popular is this Melbourne to India flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to India have been viewed 77,228 times in the past calendar month.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne to India?

Before booking your flight from Melbourne to India, check out the most popular airlines for this route: IndiGo, Jet Airways or Air India.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to India?

While on average a flight from Melbourne to India is generally $1,715, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $343. When looking at the most popular route, (Melbourne - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl), you can expect to pay $937 for that flight.

What are the most popular routes from Melbourne to India?

When deciding which route to take from Melbourne to India, consider Melbourne - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl, Melbourne - Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl or Melbourne - Bengaluru Intl, as they are the most popular.

How long is the flight from Melbourne to India?

It depends on where you would like to go. You can fly directly to Delhi from Melbourne in around 13 to 14 hours. Alternatively, hop on a flight to cities like Chennai, Goa, Jaipur and Mumbai. There will be a stopover, so expect the journey to last several hours longer - a flight to Chennai from Melbourne for example will take around 13 to 14 hours with a stop.

Which airlines operate flights from Melbourne to India?

Air India flies direct. Plus, up to 14 other companies offer cheap flights from Melbourne to India with a stopover or two – from Air China to Thai Airways.

How frequent are flights between Melbourne and India?

Melbourne to India flights usually depart a few times a day. Want to fly direct? Air India flies straight to Delhi three times a week.

Which airports serve Melbourne and India?

Flights jet off from Melbourne International, AKA Melbourne Tullamarine. Every major city in India has an airport, so you can choose to land in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Kochi, Goa, Jaipur or Mangalore – to name a few.

Which direct flight route between Melbourne and India is cheapest?

Air India is the only company that offers direct cheap flights from Melbourne to India. Its planes travel to Delhi. First things first – when is the best time to book a cheap flight from Melbourne to India? Most people travel between November and March, when cities like Agra and Mumbai are warm and dry. That said, the climate varies hugely over the whole country. Tropical states like Goa have rainy seasons, snow dusts the Keralan Mountains, and Rajasthan offers sweeps of bone-dry desert. That starts to give you an idea of just how diverse India is. These vast landscapes of jungle, mountains, beaches and desert give way to megacities with must-sees like the Taj Mahal and the Red Fort.

COVID Restrictions

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to India

Most visitors from Melbourne will not be allowed to enter India.

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

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Melbourne from India?

Returning to Melbourne from India

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

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

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to India.
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Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to India

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne 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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AirAsia X
$447 $856 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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Scoot
$467 $823 No cancel fee N/A
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Qantas Airways
$486 $901 No cancel fee 74%
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Jet Airways
$501 $932 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 $770 No cancel fee 67%
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China Southern
$541 $855 No cancel fee 69%
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China Eastern
$552 $730 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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Malaysia Airlines
$573 $966 No cancel fee 67%
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Thai Airways
$583 $1,044 No cancel fee 77%
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