Coming in at over 3 million km², India is one of the biggest countries in the world. That means it serves up a full spectrum of landscapes, from high-speed cities and ancient monuments to snowy mountains and tropical sandy beaches.
You could opt for a cheap, easy flight from Auckland to Delhi or Mumbai. Alternatively, head for the outer reaches of India. The beaches of Goa were a hangout for yoga-loving hippies, while a flight to Thiruvananthapuram opens up the doorway to the jungle rivers of Kerala.
Flights can take between 16 hours 30 minutes and 57 hours, depending on which Indian city you travel to and where you want to stop. Auckland to Mumbai flights for example often stop in Singapore or Hong Kong and take around 17 hours at their quickest. Auckland to New Delhi is a similar time, stopping typically in Sydney, Singapore or Bangkok.
A huge range of airlines offer Auckland to India flights. You can fly with one carrier all the way when you book with a company like Malaysia Airlines or Etihad Airways.
Alternatively, you can travel with a mix of airlines. So you might fly to your stopover city with Air New Zealand and then switch to an Emirates flight to India.
You can travel to India via a number of stopovers cities, so there’s a huge choice of daily flights from Auckland to India.
Flights take off from Auckland Airport. You can take your pick of city airports in India, from Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi to Trivandrum International Airport in Kerala.
All flights include a stopover, so you’ll also pass through the international airport of cities such as Singapore, Dubai or Melbourne.
There aren’t any direct flights from Auckland to India. The cheapest indirect flights usually go to Mumbai or Delhi, via Australia, Thailand, Singapore or Hong Kong. You can also often find great travel deals to Hyderabad, Amritsar, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai and Goa.
A flight from Auckland to India will unlock a treasure trove of iconic monuments and mystical landscapes. You could head for a city like New Delhi or Agra, where chaotic streets and sublime architecture go hand in hand. Or there are always the bright lights of Mumbai, the home of Bollywood. Hyderabad is the tech capital of India, so expect skyscrapers and world-class restaurants there.
Amritsar is a pilgrimage of another kind. The Golden Temple is a must-see for Sikhs and history buffs. Meanwhile, Goa is a different world altogether. Portuguese outposts from the 17th and 18th centuries still pepper its sandy coast.
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