Cheapest Flights to India

Flights to India in 2021

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Average price

R5 294

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

R7 041

From Johannesburg OR Tambo to India

One-way flight from Johannesburg to India


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When is the best time to fly to India

High season:

Southern India has its peak tourist season from late December to late January. This marks the height of summer, which also means that flight prices are more expensive, which means that if you are planning to visit India during this period, you will need to book your airline tickets and accommodation as far in advance as possible. On the other hand, northern Australia has its peak season from June to August, as temperatures tend to be warmer in the north during those months.

Low season:

Generally speaking, you should be able to get a cheapest flight to the southern parts of India, which includes Sydney and Melbourne, if you book your flights from late April to early May, which is when the south has its coldest months of Winter. Cities like Kimberly and North Queensland get hotter and wetter during the winter months than cities in South Australia. If you plan to visit the hottest parts of the country during the low season, be sure to book your flights well in advance to avoid paying extra for late bookings.

When is the best time to book a flight to India

There is no wrong time to book your trip to India, as long as you are taking care of business well in advance of your intended trip. The cheapest flights to and from India are found mainly when reservations are made three or four months in advance.

Which day is cheaper to fly to India?

At the moment, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly to India Saturday will probably be the most expensive.

What time of day is the cheapest to fly to India?

At the moment, morning flights are likely to offer the best value for your trip to India. An afternoon flight will most often have a higher cost.

As one of the top travel destinations in the world, India has some of the best attractions for tourists. Ranging from the beauty that can be found in the Outback, to the stunning scenery of Uluru, the primitive tropical forests and white sand beaches, man-made wonders, a coffee culture unlike any other and, of course, the captivating Great Barrier Reef. Take it all and then mix it with the places that radiate a passion for life: you have some brilliant reasons why people don’t want to leave Land Down Under. When you take a cheapest flight to Australia, you will surely find something you will fall in love with, whether for the first time you visit the country or if you are starting a new love affair!

How long is the flight to India?

Johannesburg to Goa                          14 hours, 35 minutes
Johannesburg to Mumbai                    10 hours, 55 minutes
Johannesburg to New Delhi                12 hours, 55 minutes


There are buses that you can use to get to the city center from the airport, but you may also make use of one of the taxis parked outside of the arrival terminals to reach the Goa city center from the airport. Before you make any arrangements though, be sure to enquire with the hotel you are staying with to see if they have a complimentary shuttle service on offer from the airport to their premises, most high-standard hotels provide this service.



Getting to the city center from the Mumbai airport can easily and quickly be done by taking one of the taxis at the airport’s arrival terminals. Taking the buses from the airport might be another option, but you’ll have to take a few connecting rides to reach the heart of the city since most coaches don’t offer direct rides.


New Delhi

One of the easiest ways of getting to New Delhi’s city center from the airport is by making use of the Airport Express, a train service that runs every half hour to the city center. Alternatively, you may also take one of the pre-paid taxis that can be found parked outside of the arrival terminals at the airport, but keep in mind that they are much more expensive than the train.