Travel to Iran from Australia 2023
Have you ever wondered how would it be to travel to Iran from Australia and explore Iran’s wonderful nature and historical places? We are here to assure you that as a tourist, you will absolutely enjoy Iran’s unique nature alongside its spectacular historic sites and other wonderful features that annually, absorb tourists from all around the world to the country.
As a matter of fact, just like Australia, Iran is a country with four seasons which may not be considered as a remarkable phenomenon for Australian tourists who travel to Iran from Australia since Aussies are familiar with the idea and pleasure of living in a four-season land. This is why visiting Iran’s ancient historic sites and magnificent tourist attractions together with exploring Iran’s nature and getting familiar with Iran’s culture and ethnic groups has always made Australian explorers to take a trip to Iran. Keep in mind, there are so many reasons to travel to Iran and the mentioned ones are only a few of them. Also, if you wonder when is the best time to travel to Iran from Australia, we suggest you to visit best time to visit Iran.
As a tour and travel agency, we feel obligated to help Australian tourists who travel to Iran from Australia in case of anything that comes in mind while planning a trip to Iran. In the following article we are going to talk about airways from which you can book flights to travel to Iran from Australia, visa requirements, accommodation and so forth. We hope this article may guide you so that you can have a nice trip.
Which airways can I use to book a flight to travel to Iran from Australia?
Even though currently there are no direct flights from Australia to Iran, there is no need to take this seriously since there are flight with only one or in some cases two stops that can be of service to you in order to travel to Iran from Australia.
Currently, the most popular airways that offer flights to Iran from Australia, making a travel to Iran from Australia much easier are Qatar Airways, Malaysia Airlines and Turkish Airlines.
Qatar Airways | Offering flights to travel to Iran from Australia:
Qatar Airways offers flights to Iran from Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Brisbane, Perth and many other cities in Australia which land in Tehran, the capital city of Iran; so, if you are interested in traveling to Iran and wondered if you could get a flight from your hometown or a city near to you so as to travel to Iran from Australia, there you go! Qatar Airways has made this much easier for you.
Browsing through flights you will notice that flights from Sydney, which take off from Kingsford Smith Airport, can have only one stop in Doha and take almost 20 hours to get to Tehran (Imam Khomeini International Airport) or, have two stops in Australian cities such as Melbourne or Brisbane and take about 22 hours. These flights can cost you about 4000-6000 AUD if you intend to book return tickets to travel to Iran from Australia.
In case you intend to book a flight taking off from Melbourne (Melbourne International Airport) to travel to Iran from Australia, flights which Qatar Airways offers to you are also various ones taking from almost 10 hours with only one stop in Doha to the ones that take almost 23 hours with two stops both in Doha and Sydney or Perth, costing you 3500-6000 AUD for a return ticket which can be options to travel to Iran from Australia.
Despite the mentioned flights, flights taking off from Canberra (Canberra Airport) all have two stops along the way, one in Doha and the other in one of the Australian cities. It seems that the most expensive of these flights can cost about 6000 AUD in exchange for a return ticket which are flights that can take almost 28 hours in total making a travel to Iran from Australia a little bit harder for some people.
Tourists who intend to travel to Iran from Australia and are living in Adelaide must know that Qatar Airways’ flights taking off from Adelaide have two stops as well, one in Doha before flying towards Tehran and the other one mostly in Melbourne or Indonesia, taking almost 22 hours to complete the journey, and can cost up to 8000 AUD for a return ticket.
Note that flights taking from Brisbane are mostly same as above with a few unnoticeable changes in details while flights taking off from Perth might have a stop in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Fees and flight durations might differ briefly. In case you aim to travel to Iran from Australia and Perth or Brisbane or unmentioned cities are the starting points of you journey, we recommend you to visit Qatar Airlines website.
Besides Tehran, Qatar Airways also offers flights which land in other major cities of Iran such as Isfahan (taking almost 37 hours with one or two stops along the way and the same fees), Mashhad (taking 37 to 56 hours with one or stops), Shiraz (taking almost 20 to 37 hours) and there might be flights landing in other cities of Iran as well.
Please note that these fees are subject to change according to the time of your trip and may be higher or lower.
Remember, in case of planning a travel to Iran from Australia, check Qatar Airways for flight suggestions since there are so many to choose from.
Malaysia Airlines | The other Asian airways offering flights to travel to Iran from Australia
One important thing to keep in mind about Malaysia Airlines’ flights is that Malaysia Airlines only offers flights landing in Tehran. These flights take off from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Hence, in case you intend to travel to Iran from Australia through Malaysia Airlines, you must know that your only destination is Tehran.
Moreover, browsing through flights in Malaysia Airlines’ websites it seems that flight options are more limited than the ones offered by Qatar Airways meaning the number of flights offered by Malaysia Airlines are less.
Flights taking off from Sydney have two stops, one in Kuala Lumpur and one in Doha and take 21 to 36 hours depending on the option that is more suitable for your trip schedule when you travel to Iran from Australia. Fees are various and can cost you about 2500-7000 AUD.
Assuming that you are planning to travel to Iran from Australia and you live in Melbourne, flights that Malaysia Airlines offers to you can take 23 to 34 hours to get to Tehran and have two stops, one in Kuala Lumpur and the other in Doha and may cost you almost 5000 AUD or higher.
For tourists who want to travel to Iran from Australia, the city of Brisbane, Malaysia Airlines has some offers too. Offered flights can take 24 to 36 hours with two stops same as above and fees are same as other cities with a few changes in accordance with date of your travel to Iran from Australia.
If you intend to travel to Iran from Australia, the city of Adelaide or Perth, one information that might come in handy is that flight options taking off from these two cities may be a bit more limited, therefore, we recommend you to book your flights way sooner in order to avoid any problems. As other flights, these flights have two stops, duration of the flights are almost the same and the fees may be a little bit higher.
We cannot stress this enough that these fees are subject to change according to the time of your trip and may be higher or lower.
Thus, as an explorer who intends to travel to Iran from Australia, we suggest you to check Malaysia Airlines’ website in order to find your desired flight.
Turkish Airlines | One other airways company offering flights to travel to Iran from Australia
Booking a flight from Turkish Airlines is another option for tourists who want to travel to Iran from Australia. Turkish Airlines offer flights that take off from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Canberra and so forth.
Duration of the flights taking off from Sydney offered by Turkish Airlines are noticeably longer than the other two airways mentioned above since seemingly, they take almost 40 hours or more to travel to Iran from Australia and get to Tehran and they all have two stops along the way, one is always Istanbul, obviously, and the other can be Singapore, Jakarta or Kuala Lumpur. The fact that these flights take so long to get to Tehran is not always bad due to the fact that layovers can be up to 20 hours which may give a little bit of time to tourists who travel to Iran from Australia to explore the city. Also, Fees are not so much different than the other airways.
Turkish Airlines’ flight taking off from Brisbane can take 32 to more than 40 hours to travel to Iran from Australia and they all have two stops and fees may be a bit cheaper.
In case you want to travel to Iran from Australia, the city of Melbourne, there are options for you that can take 27 hours to more than 40 to get to Tehran, having two stops along the way as well.
Also, flights taking off from Perth can take less than 30 hours, too.
Moreover, Turkish Airlines offers flights that land in cities other than Tehran such as Isfahan, Mashhad, Shiraz and Tabriz. Therefore, in case you plan to travel to Iran from Australia and land in one of the mentioned cities, Turkish Airlines can be a good option for you, as well.
In case you plan a travel to Iran from Australia and have chosen Turkish Airlines, we recommend you to browse through their website to find your favorite flight.
Generally speaking, if you desire to travel to Iran from Australia and get to Tehran as soon as possible, Qatar Airways is the best option for you since they offer flights with only one stop and the flight duration can be under 20 hours. In case your destination is a city other than Tehran, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines have scheduled flights to offer you so that you can travel to Iran from Australia easily. All in all, we assure you that all tourists who plan to travel to Iran from Australia are able to find the best flight suitable for their schedule and plans browsing through airways’ websites.
Accommodation in Iran for tourists who travel to Iran from Australia
Iran, just as any other touristic country, has different kinds of hotels for tourists who travel to Iran from Australia or any other nation to book in advance. In order to get more information regarding the matter, visit Iran hotels.
What are visa requirements for Australian citizens who intend to travel to Iran from Australia?
Do note of the fact that in order to travel to Iran from Australia, you must apply for a visa and that you cannot apply for an Iran visa if your passport is expiring under six months. To apply for a visa, tourists who intend to travel to Iran from Australia, must fill an online application form though the following link https://evisatraveller.mfa.ir/en/request. We recommend you to apply for your visa application through one of the travel agencies in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and so forth. As an Australian having plans to travel to Iran from Australia, make sure that at the time of filling out your application form, you have chosen the Iranian embassy located in Canberra as the place to receive your visa grant notice. In case of making the wrong choice, the process of your visa application may face delay. Furthermore, in order to submit documents, you do not need to attend the embassy.
Once you submit your application, a Visa Submission Notice will be sent to your email so, make sure you have a valid email address.
Also, you better pay attention to the fact that a Tourist Visa for tourists who travel to Iran from Australia is valid for 90 days meaning that from the day of issuance of your visa, you have 90 days to enter Iran. And upon arriving to Iran, you can stay in the country for 45 days.
It is better for you to send your documents one month before the date you intend to travel to Iran from Australia.
As a Tour and Travel Agency we are here to guide you so, in case you desire to travel to Iran from Australia, you can contact our specialists through emailing Info@zhivar.Net and we will help you as far as we can.
Moreover, for more information regarding documents needed to obtain an Iran visa in order to travel to Iran from Australia, you can visit www.australia.mfa.gov.ir .