Users have found that booking a flight from London to India at least 61 days early can save you up to 28% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from London to India for as little as £552 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 £607 for flights departing within the next 3 days.
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 India 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.
Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alitalia and Etihad Airways are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from London to India 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.
British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and Gulf Air are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.
Yes, there are multiple flights from London to India for under £306. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £297, but on average you can expect to pay £340.
Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to India under £383. A good price for a direct flight from London to India is less than £382.
There are currently 20+ open flights from London to India within the next 7 days for less than £383.
Consider IndiGo, Air India or Alitalia when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from London to India.
The most popular route from London to India is London Heathrow - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl. You may also consider London Gatwick - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl or London Luton - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl.
Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £251. While the most popular route (London Heathrow - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl) can be booked for £378 on average our data indicates £416 when flying from London to India
London to India flights can be arranged from any of the five major airports in and around the British capital. However, the two most frequently used are London Heathrow Airport and London Gatwick Airport. Heathrow is the third busiest airport in the world, while Gatwick is the second busiest in the UK.In India, travellers will find quite a few major airports, as well, but the largest and best known are Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, and Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, both of which are world-class facilities with all the amenities today’s travellers expect, from car hire facilities to tram access and more.
Currently, there are three major airlines that offer direct London to India flights, including British Airways, Air India, and JetAirways. Prices vary drastically depending on factors such as the destination in India, how far in advance the tickets are purchased, and other factors.
Stopovers lengthen the duration of travel but often offer at least some financial savings. For instance, a direct flight from London to Mumbai only takes an average of 9h, 20m, but with a single stop, that could increase to 12h, or even 16h. Some of the more common stopover locations with flight from London to India include Frankfurt when flying Lufthansa, Dubai when flying Emirates, Zurich when flying Swiss Air, and Muscat when flying Oman Air.
Yes, UK citizens do need a passport and a visa to visit India. The passport must have at least another six months of validity. For the visa, many travellers find the tourist eVisa an affordable option (£33). It is also valid for 90 days.
There are many flights that can get you from London to India in 7h 50m. Fly via Air India, British Airways, or KLM to get the fastest option. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.
According to our current data, KLM (£338), and Air France (£344) offers the cheapest pricing from London to India.