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Written by Prianka on May 20, 2020 Share on

Reach Australia in a Jiffy!

Wreathed by the Indian Ocean and South Pacific Ocean, Australia attracts millions of travellers all across the world every year. The country is an ideal destination for an adventure junkie, nature lover, party freak or beach bum. There is so much to see and experience here in this land of stunning wildlife and scenery. 

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To know more about how to travel to Australia, here’s an article for you! 

By Air 

Australia is a long way from India. So, the only way to get to Australia is by plane. Since the country is an island, it can’t be commuted via roads or railways. There are also no cruises from India to Australia. The country is connected to all parts of the world by regular flights having roughly fifteen international airports that are busy all around the year. The airports of Sydney and Melbourne are the busiest. 

India alone has about 15 flights a week to Australia. However, The Air India flight offers the fastest route from Delhi to Sydney thrice a week. 7809 km from India to Australia can be easily covered in a jiffy! 

Other airports like Brisbane, Adelaide, Gold Coast  and Perth can be travelled to as well. These airports are connected to other metropolitan areas through domestic flights, railway networks or even local buses. 

You have good connectivity from five major cities in India – Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai and Chennai. 

New Delhi to Australia 

Flying from Delhi to Australia is the best way to reach Australia. AirIndia offers a direct flight from Delhi to India. It is the quickest route from India to Australia. No other metropolitan city in India provides a quick trip to Australia. 

Apart from Sydney, there are also other major cities in Australia to where flights from Delhi fly. But they are not direct flights. The international airport of Delhi is Indira Gandhi International Airport. From the airport, you can reach the hotels by a hired car, taxis or shuttles. 

Generally, the non-stop flights have layovers at Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Hongkong and other Asian countries. You’ll have connecting flights at these stops to board your next trip to Australia. 

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Hyderabad to Australia 

Like Delhi, you have to reach Australia from Hyderabad only by a plane. But there are no direct flights to Australia. Worry not! You have enough connecting flights that fly to Australia every week. 

The frequency of flights to Sydney is high when compared to other cities. They have stopovers at Kuala Lumpur. The quickest flight from Hyderabad is operated by Malaysian Airlines, which is around 14 hours 50 minutes and Air Asia that takes about 15 hours 5 minutes. The duration of the flight is including the layover of 2 to 2.5 hours. You can cover the 9560 km from Hyderabad to Australia so quickly and conveniently. 

Chennai to Australia 

There are no direct flights from Chennai to Australia. But the connecting flights are quick and convenient. Sydney and Melbourne are the most popular airports to which people from Chennai. It is because of the major attractions in the two cities. Apart from that, mostly first-time visitors who go on a short vacation to Australia consider these two metropolitan cities first. 

The distance between Chennai and Australia by air is around 8780 km. Airlines like Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways and Malaysian Airlines have the fastest flights. The best trip is Thai Airways with a flight duration of 14 hours 20 minutes. It has only 1.5 hours of layover in Bangkok.  

Bangalore to Australia 

Again, there are no direct flights from Bangalore. Though flights fly to major cities of Australia, the frequency of flights to Sydney and Melbourne are high. There are connecting flights with 1.5 to 2 hours of breaks at Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok or Singapore depending on the airlines. 

Singapore Airlines and Jet Airways offer the quickest route from Bangalore to Australia. The duration of the flight is approximately 13 hours 15 minutes. You’ll be boarding your flight from Kempegowda International Airport. The fastest flight lands in Kingsford International Airport, Sydney. The trip to Melbourne takes a more extended duration comparatively, which is around 14 hours 10 minutes. 

Other significant airports to fly from Bangalore are Adelaide and Perth. 

Mumbai to Australia 

From Mumbai, there are no direct flights to Australia. Like Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad, there are connecting flights to Australia. The distance of 10160 km can be reached easily by a plane. The duration is approximately 14 hours 20 minutes. You have different flight carriers like Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific and other options from Mumbai to major airports of Australia. The major airports include Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney. 


What is the average flight fare from India to Australia ? 

The price of a flight ticket is roughly around Rs.50,000 per passenger on an average. 

What is the minimum fare of an Australian ticket? 

The minimum fare offered by the airlines is Rs.48000 per passenger. 

What is the currency in Australia? 

Australia’s national currency is Australian dollars (AUD), which comes in denominations of $5, $10, $20, $50, $100 notes. Coins come in 5, 10, 20, or 50 cent and one and two dollar denominations. 

How can I calculate the conversion of my currency into Australian dollars? 

XE Currency Converter will help you convert your currency at the market exchange rates. 

What is the emergency number in Australia? 

The emergency number for police, fire brigade and ambulance is 000. 

What language is spoken in Australia ?

Australia’s official language is English. However, it is a multicultural nation with a significant migrant population, so it is common to hear a diverse range of languages in Australia’s towns and cities

We hope we have added some insights which will come in handy when you plan your vacation to Australia. To make your planning hassle-free, reach out to Pickyourtrail. You can check out our recently booked itineraries to get inspired. Explore Australia to experience the best of your vacation with our travel experts. We customise Australia tour packages with much care and love. 

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