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London (LON) to India

All the information you need to plan the best LON to DEL flight in 2021: compare London to India flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in India.
How far in advance should I book a flight from London to India?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 60 days in advance to save up to 12% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 60 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from London to India 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £508, or £545 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to India?

September can be a great time to fly to India from London with a flight ticket averaging about £473. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as £331. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to India (LON - IN0)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from London to India as you normally would.

Cheap flights from London to India in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LON to India flights in September, October
26 Sep - 10 Mar
£284pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
26 Sep - 24 Oct
£291pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
7 Oct - 7 Nov
£299pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted

London to India 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to India from London found for this year
26 Sep - 10 Mar
£284pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
26 Sep - 24 Oct
£291pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
7 Oct - 7 Nov
£299pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted

Direct flights to India from London

Save time with London to India direct flight deals
1 Feb - 28 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
1 Feb - 13 Feb
£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
21 Feb - 27 Feb
£320pp
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 India

Late deals on return flights to India from London, departing today and this week
26 Sep - 10 Mar
£284pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
26 Sep - 24 Oct
£291pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
23 Sep - 16 Jan
£339pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to India from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to India
02:45 - 05:10
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
21h 55m
STN - DEL
Multiple Airlines
£116
Kiwi.com
12:55 - 07:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
37h 35m
STN - DEL
Multiple Airlines
£130
Combigo
14:55 - 02:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
31h 15m
LHR - BOM
Multiple Airlines
£137
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From London to India

Which airlines flying from London to India have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Air India, Etihad Airways, and British Airways 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London to India 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 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from London to India 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 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to India for under £300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £284, but on average you can expect to pay £306.

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

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

Are there last-minute flights available from London to India for under £300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to India within the next 7 days for less than £300.

What airports serve London to India flights?

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.

Which airlines fly directly from London to India?

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.

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

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.

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

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.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to India from London?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to India

Most visitors from London will not be allowed to enter India.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering India.

Do I need a test to fly back to London from India?

Returning to London from India

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering London.

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Today's exchange rate
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Flight duration from London to India
9h 25m

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Top 10 airlines flying from London to India

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to India 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
Ural Airlines
£435 £489 No cancel fee 55%

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

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Uzbekistan Airways
£431 £595 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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LOT
£394 £599 No cancel fee 81%
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Austrian Airlines
£502 £604 No cancel fee 78%
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SAUDIA
£392 £659 No cancel fee 86%
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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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Egypt Air
£612 £784 No cancel fee N/A
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SriLankan Airlines
£281 £813 No cancel fee 68%
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Singapore Airlines
£477 £837 No cancel fee 81%
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Ethiopian Air
£525 £843 No cancel fee 72%
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