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Travelers usually depart from Melbourne, Avalon, Essendon, or Melbourne-Southern Cross when they travel from Melbourne to Kolkata. The most popular airlines for this route are IndiGo Airlines, Scoot, Singapore Airlines, Jetstar Airways, and Air India Limited. Melbourne and Kolkata have 331 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from Melbourne to Kolkata

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
IndiGo AirlinesIGO6ENoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
ScootTGWTRYesOpens 72 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
Singapore AirlinesSIASQYesNo
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
Closes 1 hours before flight
Air India LimitedAICAIYesNo

India COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from Melbourne (AUS), MEL with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter India, but there are restrictions.


Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa

Forms and documents
  • {'title': 'Mandatory proof of vaccination for India', 'region': None, 'country': 'IND', 'description': 'Fully vaccinated travelers from a country with approved vaccination certificates must provide a vaccination certificate issued in one of these countries to be exempt from presenting proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result.\n\nCurrently, vaccination certificates are accepted from these countries Albania, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Brazil, Brunei, Botswana, Bulgaria, Canada, Cambodia, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Dominica, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Estonia, Eswatini, Finland, Gabon, Georgia, Germany, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Morocco, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Mongolia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, New Zealand, Netherlands, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Norway, Oman, Paraguay, Panama, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Philippines, Qatar, Fiji, South Korea, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Palestine, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, United Kingdom, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uganda, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zimbabwe.\n\nFully vaccinated travelers unable to present a valid vaccination certificate from a country in this list may be required to follow the requirements for unvaccinated travelers and present proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result.\nSome Indian states also require either proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a current negative test result and/or testing on arrival if entering from other Indian states.\nTravelers must have a valid vaccination certificate showing it has passed at least 15 days since the completion of the COVID-19 vaccination schedule.\n\nPlease check the source for more details.'}

  • {'title': 'Recommended contact-tracing app', 'region': None, 'country': 'IND', 'description': 'Travelers are advised by the Indian government to download the Aarogya Setu contact tracing application on their mobile phones. \n\nTravelers are required to have an Indian mobile phone number to register their profile.'}

  • {'title': 'Mandatory health declaration form for vaccinated travelers', 'region': None, 'country': 'IND', 'description': 'Fully vaccinated travelers are required to complete an Air Suvidha self-declaration form online a maximum of 72 hours before departure to India. Travelers must upload their COVID-19 vaccination certificate during the process. Travelers will receive an updated application document via email and are required to show this document to the immigration authority on arrival in India. '}


Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa

Forms and documents
  • {'title': 'Mandatory proof of vaccination for Australia', 'region': None, 'country': 'AUS', 'description': 'Fully vaccinated travelers going to Australia must have proof of COVID-19 vaccination that meets Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) requirements. All required doses must have been received at least 7 days before travel. Mixed doses count towards being fully vaccinated as long as all vaccines are approved or recognized by the TGA.\n\nVaccines accepted are AstraZeneca Vaxzevria and Covishield, Pfizer/BioNTech Comirnaty, Moderna Spikevax, Moderna Takeda, Sinovac Coronavac, Bharat Biotech Covaxin, Janssen-Cilag COVID Vaccine, Sinopharm BBIBP-CorV, Gamaleya Research Institute Sputnik V, and Novavax/Biocelect Nuvaxovid.\n\nTravelers vaccinated in Australia may obtain an International COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate (ICVC) online.'}

  • {'title': 'Mandatory travel declaration form', 'region': None, 'country': 'AUS', 'description': 'Travelers must complete the Digital Passenger Declaration (DPD) before departure to Australia.\n\nTravelers can start the DPD 7 days before departure to add their trip details.\n\nWhen completing the DPD, travelers are required to provide their contact and passport details, travel history, and vaccination status, and declare they are aware of quarantine requirements that may apply when traveling to Australia. \n\nEach traveler is required to complete a DPD. Parents or guardians should complete a declaration for any traveler under the age of 16 years. Travelers aged 16 years and over should complete their own declaration.\n\nPlease see the source for more details.'}

Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in most places

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in India in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from Melbourne?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Melbourne and Sydney, Denpasar, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Cairns, Perth, Manila, Bangkok, Auckland, Hobart, Adelaide, Ho Chi Minh City, Phuket City, Ahmedabad, Christchurch, New Delhi, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, City of Launceston, Kathmandu.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kolkata?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kolkata and New Delhi, Bengaluru, Singapore, Mumbai, Bangkok, Pune, Chennai, Bagdogra, Manila, Taipei, Dhaka, Hyderabad, Chittagong, Hong Kong, Sydney, London, Goa, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Seoul.
Which airports are there in Melbourne?
Melbourne is mainly served by Melbourne. But there are other airports nearby, including Avalon, Essendon, Melbourne Moorabbin Airport.
What airports are near Kolkata?
The main airport in Kolkata is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International. It is also served by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International, Jessore, Barisal, Kazi Nazrul Islam.
What buses and trains depart from Melbourne?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Melbourne, including SKYBUS.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Melbourne and Kolkata?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between Melbourne and Kolkata thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between Melbourne and Kolkata can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
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Which airlines fly between Melbourne and Kolkata?
Currently, you can fly between Melbourne and Kolkata with IndiGo Airlines, Scoot, Singapore Airlines, Jetstar Airways, Air India Limited.
When's the best time to travel between Melbourne and Kolkata?
If you don’t have specific dates for your trip between Melbourne and Kolkata, you can enter a date range into the departure and return fields. Most carriers on the website allow you to search and book up to six months from the day of your search. Order the search results by the best, cheapest, or fastest route, or find the cheapest outbound and return combination in the pricing table.
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