Cheap flights to Hyderabad

What's Hyderabad like?

Hyderabad has 2 distinct sides: its ancient Old City and its new Hi-Tech City. The Old City is where most tourists stay, its small lanes filled with local business and restaurants. If you're travelling for business, the Hi-Tech City (also known as Cyberabad) with its modern buildings and companies may be of more interest.


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Which airlines fly to Hyderabad?

There are no direct flights from Australia to Hyderabad, and many of the 1-stop options are offered by a combination of airlines.

Some of the quickest journeys are offered by Emirates and SilkAir or Qantas and Singapore Airlines.


How long is the flight to Hyderabad?

Adelaide to Hyderabad

16 hours 55 minutes (1 stop)

Brisbane to Hyderabad

14 hours 35 minutes (1 stop)

Melbourne to Hyderabad

13 hours 45 minutes (1 stop)

Perth to Hyderabad

12 hours 45 minutes (1 stop)

Sydney to Hyderabad

15 hours 35 minutes (1 stop)


What is the best time to visit Hyderabad?

Hyderabad's warmest months are April and May, with average daily temperatures over 30°C. The coolest month is December, which still averages at 22°C.

The rainy season starts in June and tapers out in October, peaking in August with around 350mm of rainfail.


Do I need a visa for Hyderabad?

Yes. All Australian holidaymakers require a tourist visa (now available as an e-visa) before getting on a plane to India.


How expensive is Hyderabad?

While shopping in Hyderabad you'll use rupees, although most hotels and many restaurants accept credit cards.

You'll find that a holiday in India is cheaper than a domestic one, with accommodation, meals and drinks all far cheaper than in Australia.


Arriving in Hyderabad

Hyderabad's airport, known officially as Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (HYD), is 20km from the city centre. It has a single terminal for all travellers.

As well as public buses, an express bus service (Pushpak) is available. Making stops at various points across the city, this will cost between 106 rupees and 265 rupees for a 1-way trip.

Taxis are also available outside the terminal. The only licensed taxis are Meru and Sky Cabs. These should run on the meter, but be sure to check this before you get in. A trip into the city centre should be around 600 rupees, but if you're haggling a price, aim for 500 rupees.


Useful tips about Hyderabad

It's advised to dress conservatively when visiting religious sites in India. It's also the custom to remove your shoes before entering a temple or someone's home.

Although you should drink plenty of water while you're away, avoid drinking tap water.

Local custom dictates that it's rude to use your left hand for eating, pointing or giving/receiving an item.

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Please note: all information is correct as of June, 2019.

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Frequently asked questions

There's one airport in Hyderabad: Hyderabad.
Gulf Air, Trujet, Qatar Airways, Oman Air, Singapore Airlines, KLM, SilkAir and Air New Zealand all fly direct to Hyderabad.
The cheapest month to fly to Hyderabad is July.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.