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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?

Users have found that booking a flight from London to India 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 India for as little as £512 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 £548 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

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 India. Flights to India from London in September are about £476 on average during September, but can be found for as low as £333.

Cheap flights from London to India in April, May 2021

The best prices found for LON to India flights in April, May
21 Apr - 5 May
£315pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
14 Apr - 21 Apr
£322pp
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
25 Apr - 6 May
£325pp
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
21 Apr - 5 May
£315pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
19 Aug - 8 Sep
£316pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Alitalia
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Alitalia
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Jun - 28 Jun
£317pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Alitalia
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Alitalia
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to India from London

Save time with London to India direct flight deals
25 Apr - 26 May
£354pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
14 Jun - 24 Jun
£357pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
27 May - 28 Jun
£360pp
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
21 Apr - 5 May
£315pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
21 Apr - 5 May
£327pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
21 Apr - 5 May
£333pp
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

One-way flights to India from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to India
04:30 - 00:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
39h 15m
STN - DEL
Multiple Airlines
£142
Kiwi.com
10:00 - 23:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
56h 45m
LGW - DEL
Multiple Airlines
£149
Kiwi.com
10:30 - 00:10
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
57h 10m
LGW - DEL
Multiple Airlines
£153
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From London to India

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.

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 and Alitalia 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.

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

Air India, British Airways, and Etihad 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.

Can I find flights from London to India for under £364 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to India for under £364. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £311, but on average you can expect to pay £322.

Are there direct flights from London to India for under £364 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to India under £364. A good price for a direct flight from London to India is less than £366.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to India for under £364?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to India within the next 7 days for less than £364.

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

Consider IndiGo, Jet Airways or Air France when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from London to India.

What are the most popular routes 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 Stansted - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl or London Heathrow - Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji.

What are the cheapest flights from London to India?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £247. While the most popular route (London Heathrow - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl) can be booked for £361 on average our data indicates £966 when flying from London to India

What are the most reliable airlines from London to India?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from London to India on time: Air Canada(100%), Iberia(100%), Virgin Atlantic(89%.)

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.

How long does is the flight from London to India?

There are many flights that can get you from London to India in 8h 55m. Fly via Virgin Atlantic, Air India, or British Airways to get the fastest option. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from London to India return?

According to our current data, Alitalia (£316), Lufthansa (£327), and Etihad Airways (£330) offers the cheapest pricing from London to India.

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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%

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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Singapore Airlines
£477 £837 No cancel fee 81%
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Ethiopian Air
£525 £843 No cancel fee 72%
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