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Flights to Delhi

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Last minute flights to Delhi

Departure Sun, 29 Dec Return Wed, 01 Jan
LHR London
DEL Delhi
return from £1,167
Departure Tue, 17 Dec Return Thu, 19 Dec
LTN London
DEL Delhi
return from £433
Departure Sun, 15 Dec Return Sun, 22 Dec
BHX Birmingham
DEL Delhi
return from £526
Departure Mon, 06 Jan Return Wed, 08 Jan
GOI Goa
DEL Delhi
return from £142
Popular flight routes to Delhi
London - Delhi
return from £371
Manchester - Delhi
return from £428
Birmingham - Delhi
return from £431
Dubai - Delhi
return from £196
Dublin - Delhi
return from £475
Edinburgh - Delhi
return from £555

Trips to Delhi

Delhi travel

Delhi is a city that is known for its rich past, beautiful heritage and diverse culture. Its existence is traced back in the 6th century with the first signs of human habitation. India's capital has a long story to tell, characterised by rivalries between powerful kingdoms and empires and the British rule. The city has gone through devastation and plunder but was rebuilt. Today, Delhi is a large urban centre that is experiencing a rapid growth whilst keeping remnants of its proud past intact. It is no surprise that flights to Delhi are growing exponentially with visitors drawn to the offerings of this captivating city.

Things to do and places to see in Delhi

India's capital territory is an amazing place to visit all year round, combining the amenities of a sprawling metropolis and the allure of an ancient history. Admire majestic forts, ornate mosques, iconic arches or visit museums. Wander through ancient ruins or stroll around city parks. Discover the flavourful cuisine or shop at busy markets. When you are on cheap flights to Delhi, you will experience lots of delightful surprises from posh palaces and stunning fortresses to modern temples and giant malls.

When visiting Delhi, be sure to:

  • See the impressive Red Fort, former residence of the Mughal emperor and check out its museums
  • Explore the ornate Qutb Minar, considered the highest brick minaret in the world
  • Visit Humayun's Tomb, the resting place of the Mughal Emperor Humayun
  • Take a look at the iconic India Gate, a war memorial for soldiers of the Indian Army
  • Get in touch with your inner self by visiting Akshardham, a Hindu temple and campus
  • Marvel at the beauty of Lotus Temple, a Bahá'í House of Worship
  • Explore the walled city of Old Delhi, admire its architecture and wander through the streets filled with shops
  • Stop by at the Jama Masjid, one of the biggest mosques in India
  • Relax at the expansive Lodi Gardens and visit tombs and architectural works
  • Shop at the lively Chandi Chowk with its bazaars and stalls
  • Swing by at the Purana Qila, an old fort
  • Browse at government emporiums in Janpath
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Delhi airports

Indira Gandhi International Airport is the main airport in Delhi. The airport is capable of handling over 40 million passengers a year. It has three terminals that take care of the travel needs of passengers on trips to Delhi. It boasts other amenities, including shops, restaurants, cash machines, on-site hotel, lounges, car hire and play areas.

  • Indira Gandhi International Airport

    Top airlines

    The top carriers at the Indira Gandhi International Airport are the following: Air India, Jet Airways and British Airways.

    Location

    The airport is located 16km from the centre of New Delhi.

    Transport options

    One of the fastest ways to move around the city is to take the Delhi Metro, which operates an Express train from downtown to the airport and vice-versa. Travel time is usually less than 25 minutes between the two points. Buses also serve the city centre and they are run by the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) or private contractors. For your comfort, cabs are available outside of the terminal building. Car hire with or without a driver is also offered at the airport.

FAQ's about Delhi

🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Delhi?
The top month to book flights to Delhi is September, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Delhi flights is October. In third place: July. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Delhi, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Delhi?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Delhi is... December. The next best month to travel to Delhi is October. And let's not forget July, the third top choice for when to go to Delhi. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Delhi is May.
🕑 How long before a flight to Delhi should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Delhi, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Delhi departing from over 44 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Delhi at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
✈️ What is the name of Delhi’s airport?
Delhi is served by 1 airport[s]. Indira Gandhi International Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 44 cities, such as London, Birmingham and Manchester, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Delhi’s airport from the city centre?
Delhi’s airport Indira Gandhi International Airport is located 9 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Delhi’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 0.32 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Indira Gandhi International Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Delhi centre is around 0.54 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Delhi. Pick your preferred car type and get from Indira Gandhi International Airport to Delhi city centre on your own terms.
🗺️ How to get from the airport to Delhi city centre?
There are many ways to get from Indira Gandhi International Airport to central Delhi:
🚗 Driving:
If you go by car or decide to take a taxi, be aware of traffic. The average travel time from Indira Gandhi International Airport to Delhi city centre when driving is 41 mins, but it may vary depending on the time of the day.
By bus:
Another way to go to Delhi city center is by bus. On average, it is possible to get there in around 1 hour 22 mins.
By Metro rail:
Commuting from Indira Gandhi International Airport to central Delhi by Metro rail takes around 1 hour 1 min, depending on the time and the day of the week.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Delhi?
If you are going to Delhi, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 3.23 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 12.90 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 2.69 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 1.61 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 2.69 GBP
  • - Coffee: 1.38 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 0.36 GBP
  • - Water: 0.16 GBP

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