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Flights to Kolkata in 2022

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 8% potential price rise
Cheapest inSeptemberBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price£673Average for round-trip flights in June 2022
Round-trip from£564From London to Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
One-way from£8One-way flight from London to Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra (CCU)

Cheap flights to Kolkata in June, July 2022

The best prices found for CCU flights for June, July
2 Jul - 17 Jul
£667pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
CCU
Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
CCU
Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
6 Jul - 17 Jul
£673pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CCU
Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
CCU
Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Jul - 17 Jul
£682pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CCU
Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
CCU
Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Kolkata 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Kolkata found for this year
27 Sep - 31 Oct
£536pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CCU
Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
CCU
Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Sep - 1 Nov
£542pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CCU
Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
CCU
Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Sep - 31 Oct
£547pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CCU
Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
CCU
Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Last minute flights to Kolkata

Late deals on return flights to Kolkata, departing today and this week
6 Jul - 17 Jul
£673pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CCU
Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
CCU
Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Jul - 2 Aug
£710pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CCU
Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
CCU
Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Jul - 2 Aug
£728pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CCU
Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
CCU
Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
Emirates
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

COVID Restrictions

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Can I fly to Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra from United Kingdom right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra

Most visitors from United Kingdom need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra.

Can I fly back to United Kingdom from Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra?

Returning to United Kingdom from Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering United Kingdom.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Kolkata?

The cheapest ticket to Kolkata found for each month in 2022 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
£618
February
£677
March
£682
April
£626
May
£674
June
£691
July
£771
August
£590
September
£539
October
£576
November
£599
December
£843
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Kolkata is currently September; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Netaji S. Chandra Airport?

Average Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2022 and 2023 by month.
LON - CCU
Price
£539 - £1,007
CCU
Temperature
26 - 36 °C
CCU
Rainfall
6 - 348 mm

During the summer months, in particular April to mid-June, the weather can be completely unbearable and booking flights to Calcutta during this extreme heat is best avoided. Temperatures are in the 30s and frequently exceed 40 degrees during the day time. The heat continues through late June to September, although temperatures stay just under 40 degrees for the most part. These months make up the summer monsoon season, which are characterised by heavy rains, with the most rain usually falling in July. This is not a popular tourist period as many visitors find the weather uncomfortable.

The peak time in terms tourists visiting the city is following on the monsoon period, from November to February. This is the winter season, which is when the weather is at its coolest, usually in the teens or 20s and humidity is low. As this is the most popular time to visit Calcutta the cost of flights and accommodation may be slightly higher. If you do decide to book your flight to Calcutta during this popular time, then how about spending New Year’s Eve on a different continent. This has become a major event with various festivities taking place. The main parades and celebrations are staged on Park Street.

If you’re searching for an off-peak cheap flight to Calcutta as an alternative, the beginning of October is a perfect time to see the city in full flow. At this time the locals celebrate the annual Hindu Durga Puja, a massive six-day festival that honours the goddess Durga. People from all over the country come to visit the city during this time, when it is brightly decorated with lights and filled with a carnival atmosphere. The streets can become packed as people leave their cars to carry on the festivities on foot.

When is the best time to book a flight to Kolkata?

Booking 55 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights to Kolkata. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Kolkata?

The cheapest flights to Kolkata are usually found when departing on a Tuesday. The departure day with the highest cost at present is Friday.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Kolkata?

Kolkata flights can be made cheaper if you choose a flight in the morning. Booking a flight in the afternoon will likely mean higher prices.

City overview

The capital of West Bengal in India, Calcutta (Kolkata since 2001) has undergone a dramatic transformation in the last decade to become the cultural and intellectual capital of the nation. The city is famed for its feast of dramatic colonial architecture, which was built in a frenzied spate of construction when Calcutta was the capital of British India. Today the numerous palatial mansions across the city are in various stages of photogenic decay, but provide tourists with striking contrast to the modern bustling city. Although parts of the city are still underdeveloped, Calcutta has moved on from poverty of the past and has developed a reputation as the friendliest mega-city in world. The Mother House, which was once the home of Mother Teresa is a stark reminder of city’s history. The building contains an emotional and respectful museum dedicated to the legacy of one city’s most famous former residents. The enormous city of 14 million is a chaotic mix of teeming streets and open markets, where you can sample the mild and fruity tang of Bengali cuisine. If the clamour and the chaos of the city centre are getting too much, tourists can escape to the Chowringhee Road where they can explore the open parkland around Fort William, which was site of the former British citadel.

Getting around Kolkata

Once you enter the city itself the Calcutta Metro Railway is the cleanest, most reliable and least crowded form of public transport that the city has to offer.

Getting from the Airport to the City

Flights to Calcutta are served by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (previously known as Dum Dum Airport) is located just 11 miles from the heart of the city. As with the vast majority of journeys around Calcutta, taxis are the best option for efficient and cost effective travel to the city centre. There are a large number of taxis situated outside the terminal building, you should expect to pay twice the meter reading plus a few rupees depending on your destination. There is a rail link which runs to the nearby Dum Dum station but service can be intermittent. The air-conditioned airport bus service on the other hand operates on a strict schedule and costs less than the local taxi services.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Kolkata?

Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra (CCU), located 8.3 mi from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Kolkata.

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