Delhi, India's capital is a bustling city and packed with atmosphere. Dive into Delhi’s medieval bazaars and explore its ancient mosques and museums. The best places to visit are the lanes of Paharganj and the old hippy strip known as Main Bazaar that buzzes with cheap places to eat, sleep and sip a cold Kingfisher beer. Wander the lanes branching off Chandni Chowk, in Old Delhi, the centre of the Mughal city, where blocks are dedicated to the sale of kites, wrapping paper, steel pots and pans, then climb the minaret of the Jama Masjid for magnificent views. With delicious Indian cuisine from street food to fine restaurants, there is something for everyone in exciting Delhi.View our Delhi travel guide
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Visiting from Adelaide to Delhi
Fly Adelaide (ADL) to Delhi (DEL)
The approximate flight time for flights from Adelaide to Delhi is 19 hours and 50 minutes.
When to visit
Delhi has an extreme climate. The mild winter months from November to February are the best time to visit the Indian capital, avoiding the worst of the heat and the rain. The average temperature is around 12°C. However, this can be the worst time of year for air pollution and fog. Temperatures in summer (April to June) reach 38°C which is very hot and from June to September is monsoon season that drenches the streets with downpours.
What is the main airport called?
Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL).Opens in a new tab or window It is the primary international airport serving Delhi, India as well as the rest of northern India. The airport is located in Palam, 15 km south-west of the New Delhi Railway Station and 16 km from New Delhi city centre.
Arriving in Delhi
The staff at Delhi Airport will greet you when you land and from there, getting into the city is easy.
Getting into Delhi from Delhi Airport
There are a number of bus, taxi, shuttles, train and car rental options available at the airport to take you to your destination. Linking the Delhi Airport and New Delhi is the high-speed Delhi Metro Rail. The Airport Express Line links Indira Gandhi International Airport to prominent points within New Delhi within an estimated travel time of 23 minutes. The bus runs shuttle services for every 30 minutes, connecting the airport to the central parts of Delhi including Connaught Place and Interstate Bus Terminal. Outside the terminal there is a taxi service or alternatively you may wish to book a luxury taxi service to get to your destination in comfort. Delhi Airport is connected to the city by train or you may wish to hire a car.
Getting around Delhi
Delhi is well connected and it's easy to get around the city. Public transport is the best way to get around with the most popular mode of transport being the bus. It is a cost-effective way to explore the city. Delhi, the National Capital of India, is well connected by railway lines and the Delhi metro. Taxis, auto rickshaws and cycle rickshaws are other ways to explore the sights, alternatively, you may wish to join one of the many tours.
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What is the main airport called?
Adelaide AirportOpens in a new tab or window. Located 7km (3.7 miles) from the city on Andy Thomas Circuit, Adelaide Airport (ADL) is Australia's fifth busiest airport.
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