Cheap flights from Sydney to Delhi

Flight information Sydney to New Delhi

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airline


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 10447 kilometres

12h 30min

Most popular airline last month

Air India

New Delhi

1 airport

Which airlines fly from Sydney to Delhi?

Air India has direct flights to Delhi from Sydney Airport. Other airlines make the trip with 1 or more stops in-between, including:

Is there a time difference between Sydney and Delhi?

Delhi is 5 and a half hours behind Sydney in the Australian summertime, but only 4 and a half hours behind in the winter.

What weather should you expect in Delhi?

Delhi is most comfortable to visit from late September to March, with warm, sunny days and little rainfall. The hot summer lasts from April to June, followed by the rainy season from July to mid-September.

How expensive is Delhi?

Whether you're eating, drinking and getting around like a local or sticking to tourist-friendly establishments, your money should go a lot further in Delhi than in Sydney. The local currency is the Indian rupee.



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Essential travel information for Delhi

Australian nationals are required to obtain Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) before arriving in India. This grants 30-day entry for tourism purposes.

Travellers in all parts of India are advised to be cautious of their safety and security, particularly women travelling alone. You should keep up-to-date with the latest travel advisories throughout your trip.

Departing from Sydney

Sydney Airport (SYD) is located 13km from the city centre. The fastest way to get there is by train in 13 minutes, or it's a 20-minute drive. Flights to Delhi use the T1 International Terminal, with check-in counters on the Departures level.

The terminal has a large selection of dining options, mostly before security, as well as duty-free shopping, currency services and free Wi-Fi. There are also dedicated lounges for major airlines on levels 1, 2 and 3. Sydney Airport advises travellers to arrive 3 hours ahead of their flights to avoid problems.

Find out more about Sydney Airport.

Arriving in Delhi

Delhi Airport (DEL), also called Indira Gandhi International Airport, is New Delhi's only passenger airport. It's located 16km from the city centre and connected by rail and road. All international flights land at Terminal 3, with arrivals on the ground floor. After you pass through immigration and customs, you can visit the ATMs and currency exchange counters to get rupees before continuing to ground transport.

The airport is well served by public transport. The Metro's Airport Express line avoids the traffic and costs between 10 and 60 rupees, depending on how far you're going. Public buses serve a number of routes, but the crowding can be overwhelming for some travellers. Taxis are the most expensive option at around 700 rupees, but they're the most direct way to reach your hotel.

Find out more about Delhi Airport.

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Please note: all information is correct as of September, 2017.

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