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The best prices from London to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl are usually found in September or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to New Delhi (DEL)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to DEL flight in 2021: compare London to New Delhi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Delhi.
LON - DEL
Price
£402 - £646
DEL
Temperature
14 - 34 °C
DEL
Precipitation
7 - 248 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

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

Round-trip from

$402

From London All airports (LON) to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

One-way from

£134

One-way flight from London All airports (LON) to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to New Delhi?

Users have found that flying from London to New Delhi on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to New Delhi?

Users have found that booking a flight from London to New Delhi at least 60 days early can save you up to 12% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 60 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London to New Delhi for as little as £514 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £551 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to New Delhi?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to New Delhi. Flights to New Delhi from London in September are about £479 on average during September, but can be found for as low as £335.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to New Delhi (LON - DEL)?

It’s typically best to fly out from London to New Delhi in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 16% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from London to New Delhi in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LON to DEL flights in September, October
12 Oct - 11 Nov
£313pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
12 Oct - 14 Nov
£321pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
11 Oct - 14 Nov
£322pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to New Delhi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Delhi from London found for this year
2 Nov - 22 Nov
£294pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Nov - 24 Nov
£295pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Nov - 11 Nov
£296pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to New Delhi from London

Save time with London to New Delhi direct flight deals
6 Feb - 27 Feb
£315pp
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 Feb - 21 Mar
£316pp
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 Jan - 9 Feb
£317pp
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 London to New Delhi

Late deals on return flights to New Delhi from London, departing today and this week
1 Oct - 20 Oct
£355pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air India
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Air India
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Sep - 11 Oct
£356pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air India
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Air India
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Sep - 11 Oct
£358pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Air India
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Air India
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Indira Gandhi Intl from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to New Delhi
01:35 - 03:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
20h 50m
STN - DEL
Multiple Airlines
£134
Kiwi.com
10:30 - 00:45
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
57h 45m
LTN - DEL
Multiple Airlines
£138
Combigo
17:55 - 02:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
27h 35m
LTN - DEL
Multiple Airlines
£139
Combigo

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">London</span> to <span class="emphasized">New Delhi</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From London to New Delhi

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

Located just 7.8 mi from the city centre, New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl is the airport most travellers will use when flying to New Delhi from London. Booking flights from London to Indira Gandhi Intl (DEL) should be relatively easy as there are 4 daily inbound flights from London from 29 different airlines.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air India, Virgin Atlantic, and Etihad Airways flying from London to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from London 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from London to New 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 London and New 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.

Can I find flights from London to New Delhi for under £300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to New Delhi for under £300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just £294, but on average you can expect to pay £301.

Are there direct flights from London to New Delhi for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to New Delhi under £400. A good price for a direct flight from London to New Delhi is less than £326.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to New Delhi for under £400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to New Delhi within the next 7 days for less than £400.

What days are direct flights available from London to New Delhi?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Monday.

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

Travellers can expect 2 flights from London to New Delhi on average per day.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 50% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 50% of flight departures

How long is the flight from London to New Delhi?

SWISS and Lufthansa can get you from London to New Delhi in just under 11h. Your travel time can differ by up to 12h 15m. There are 4205 mi between London and New Delhi. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from London to New Delhi return?

Flying on SWISS is currently your cheapest option to New Delhi, with prices starting at £294. Another option worth looking into is Lufthansa, starting at £305 return. SWISS is 38% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the most popular routes from London to New Delhi?

Most travellers choose London Heathrow - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl, London Gatwick - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl or London Stansted - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl when deciding on the best route from London to New Delhi.

What are the most reliable airlines from London to New Delhi?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from London to New Delhi consider choosing Avianca(80%), Air India(78%) or Vistara(77%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London to New Delhi?

Before booking your flight from London to New Delhi, check out the most popular airlines for this route: IndiGo, Jet Airways or Air France.

What are the cheapest flights from London to New Delhi?

On average you can expect to pay £970 for a flight from London to New Delhi. The cheapest flight overall is £248 while the most popular route, (London Heathrow - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl) is currently priced at £317.

What airports serve London to Delhi flights?

Those planning a trip to New Delhi will find three local airports where they can depart. London Heathrow is the most common departure point and is also the largest and busiest airport in the UK. London Gatwick is the second largest and is located a bit farther from the city than Heathrow. London City Airport also offers transport to New Delhi.Flights from London to Delhi will take travellers to Indira Gandhi International Airport, which is the only international airport in the Delhi. It is located just 15 km south of the railways station and is 16 km from the city centre.

Which airlines fly directly from London to Delhi?

Several airlines offer nonstop service from London to New Delhi, including British Airways, Air India, and Virgin Atlantic. Nonstop flights from London to Delhi take an average of 8h, 35m to 8h, 50m, depending on the carrier, weather, and other factors.

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

Travellers will find flights with single stopovers, as well as with two stopovers. The actual stopover destinations vary from airline to airline and hinge largely on the airline’s hub country, but other factors also play a role. For instance, a flight booked with Emirates will usually stop in Dubai, while one with Lufthansa will stop in Frankfurt. Gulf Air flights stop in Bahrain, and Austrian Air flights stop in Vienna. Flights with two stopovers generally cost more than those with a single stopover and offer additional cities to visit, including Zurich, Mumbai, Indore, Geneva, and Munich.

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

Yes, travellers visiting New Delhi from London will need a passport and a visa. The simplest option is to arrange for a tourist eVisa, which can be purchased and ordered online for around £33. A tourist eVisa will be good for 90 days out of a 12-month period.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Delhi, India

Do I need a COVID test to fly to New Delhi from London?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

Most visitors from London will not be allowed to enter New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl.

Do I need a test to fly back to London from New Delhi?

Returning to London from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl are not required to quarantine after entering London.

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Alternative routes for London to New Delhi

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

Destination information for New Delhi

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to New Delhi.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = ₹101
Flight duration from London to DEL
9h 00m
Average temperature for September in New Delhi
34.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in New Delhi
134.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing New Delhi

Top 10 airlines flying from London to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to New 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
SriLankan Airlines
£210 £551 No cancel fee 68%
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Ukraine International Airlines
£262 £386 No cancel fee 81%
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LOT
£288 £438 No cancel fee 81%
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Qatar Airways
£298 £484 No cancel fee 68%
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Air France
£310 £449 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
£313 £700 No cancel fee 75%
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Uzbekistan Airways
£315 £411 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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Kuwait Airways
£317 £405 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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SWISS
£320 £601 No cancel fee 79%
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Turkish Airlines
£331 £568 No cancel fee 77%
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Hourly flight availability from London to New Delhi

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards New Delhi.
Morning 6 AM to midday 76% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 20% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 3% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to New Delhi
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to New Delhi.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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