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Heathrow (LHR) to Delhi (DEL)

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to DEL flight in 2021: compare Heathrow to Delhi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Delhi.
LHR - DEL
Price
£409 - £650
DEL
Temperature
20 - 40 °C
DEL
Rainfall
4 - 201 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

£409

From Heathrow to Delhi

One-way from

£47

One-way flight from Heathrow to Delhi

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Heathrow to Delhi?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 60 days in advance, which can save you up to 12% on flights from Heathrow to Delhi compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 60 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £515. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £551.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Heathrow to Delhi?

Flights from Heathrow to Delhi lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Heathrow to Delhi in September, with the cheapest ticket starting at £335.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Delhi in July, August 2021

The best prices found for LHR to DEL flights in July, August
23 Aug - 31 Oct
£274pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
21 Aug - 31 Oct
£278pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Aug - 9 Sep
£279pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Heathrow to Delhi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Delhi from Heathrow found for this year
23 Aug - 31 Oct
£274pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Oct - 17 Oct
£275pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Oct - 24 Oct
£277pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Delhi from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Delhi direct flight deals
7 Jan - 13 Jan
£269pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Aug - 31 Oct
£274pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Oct - 17 Oct
£275pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to Delhi

Late deals on return flights to Delhi from Heathrow, departing today and this week
27 Jul - 24 Aug
£274pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Jul - 18 Aug
£359pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Aug - 6 Sep
£363pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Delhi from Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Delhi
14:45 - 04:50
British Airways
Direct
8h 35m
LHR - DEL
British Airways
£47
Netflights
03:30 - 14:20
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
30h 20m
LHR - DEL
Multiple Airlines
£238
Kiwi.com
16:15 - 05:25
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
8h 40m
LHR - DEL
Virgin Atlantic

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Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to Delhi

Are flight prices decreasing from Heathrow to Delhi due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Heathrow and Delhi for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London Heathrow to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alitalia and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from London Heathrow to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from London Heathrow to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from London Heathrow to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air India, Virgin Atlantic, and Etihad Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air India with this kind of flexibility.

What airport do you fly into for flights to New Delhi from London Heathrow?

Most people fly into New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl (DEL) if they book a flight to New Delhi from London Heathrow. On average, Indira Gandhi Intl has 2 inbound flights from London Heathrow per day from 28 airlines. New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl is conveniently located just 7.8 mi from New Delhi’s city centre.

Can I find flights from Heathrow to Delhi for under £293 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Heathrow to Delhi for under £293. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Atlantic for just £269, but on average you can expect to pay £283.

Are there direct flights from Heathrow to Delhi for under £293 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Heathrow to Delhi under £293. A good price for a direct flight from Heathrow to Delhi is less than £284.

Are there last-minute flights available from Heathrow to Delhi for under £293?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Heathrow to Delhi within the next 7 days for less than £293.

What days are direct flights available from Heathrow to Delhi?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Thursday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from Heathrow to Delhi on average per day?

Per day, 2 flights depart from London Heathrow to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Heathrow or Delhi?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Heathrow is typically less than Delhi. We can gather that this will continue over the next 17 days.

Is Heathrow weather warmer or cooler than Delhi?

With an average temperature of 40 °C, peak weather can be found in May. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Delhi are hotter than in Heathrow.

What airports serve Heathrow to Delhi flights?

Those looking to fly into Delhi Airport from London will find multiple routes via London Heathrow Airport, which is the busiest airport in the city. Routes are also available to other destinations in India from LHR Heathrow Airport. Passengers looking to fly out of another city or airport can find routes from London City and Gatwick airports, as well as nearby Birmingham, Manchester, and Glasgow, as well.

Which airlines fly directly from Heathrow to Delhi?

Direct flights are available from London Heathrow Airport to Delhi via LOT and Air India. Flights offer an approximate duration of 8h 25m for direct flights with the longest connecting flights taking just over 20h in travel time. Those looking to depart from other cities may find direct flights into Delhi from Birmingham via LOT and Air India. London City, Luton, Gatwick, and Stansted also offer direct and connecting routes to Delhi and other destinations in India. Airlines offering indirect service include Finnair, SWISS Air, Lufthansa, Kuwait, SAS, and Air India, among others.

What are stopover options on flights from London Heathrow to Delhi?

Flight routes from London Heathrow Airport to Delhi offer stopovers in Warsaw, Helsinki, Moscow, Frankfurt, Zurich, Copenhagen, and Munich. Flights are available with varying stopovers from Lufthansa, SAS, Air India, SWISS Air, Aeroflot, Finnair, and LOT. Stopovers from other London Airports include Dubai, St. Petersburg, Muscat, and Bahrain. Turkish Airlines offers a flight with a stop in Istanbul and Uzbekistan Airways offers two-stop flights with stopovers in India and Uzbekistan.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Heathrow to Delhi?

UK citizens and other EU nationals are required to present a passport when traveling to Delhi and other cities in India. India requires passports to be valid for a minimum of 180 days, machine readable, and to have at least two blank pages. Return tickets are not required for those flying into Delhi, but tourist visas are required for anyone entering the country on vacation. Online visa applications must be filed at least four days before arrival to Delhi, with visas available for tourists, business, medical, and conference travel.

How long does is the flight from Heathrow to Delhi?

Airlines like Virgin Atlantic and SWISS fly from Heathrow to Delhi in about 8h 30m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 1h 55m. The distance between Heathrow and Delhi is about 4205 mi. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Heathrow to Delhi return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Heathrow to Delhi from £269 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is SWISS. Virgin Atlantic is 44% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Heathrow to Delhi one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for British Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £26. Users have also found prices from £222 and £246 on British Airways and Virgin Atlantic, respectively.

Alternative routes for Heathrow to Delhi

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Delhi

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Heathrow to Delhi.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₹102
Flight duration
9h 00m
Average temperature for July in Delhi
35.0 °C
Avg rainfall for July in Delhi
190.0 mm

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Airports servicing New Delhi

Top 10 airlines flying from Heathrow to Delhi

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Heathrow to Delhi choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Ukraine International Airlines
£359 £523 No cancel fee 81%
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Kuwait Airways
£433 £553 No cancel fee 64%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Kuwait Airways. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Uzbekistan Airways
£431 £561 No cancel fee 81%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Uzbekistan Airways. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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SAUDIA
£477 £602 No cancel fee 86%
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Austrian Airlines
£502 £604 No cancel fee 78%
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Air France
£423 £614 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
£428 £678 No cancel fee 75%
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SWISS
£437 £705 No cancel fee 79%
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Air Astana
£527 £722 No cancel fee 80%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Astana. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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SriLankan Airlines
£287 £754 No cancel fee 68%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by SriLankan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hourly flight availability from Heathrow to Delhi

See what time of day planes typically take off from Heathrow towards Delhi.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 60% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 40% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Heathrow to Delhi
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Heathrow to Delhi.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
3 daily flights
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