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London Delhi
Sat, 29 Jun LHR - DEL
Thu, 04 Jul DEL - LHR
£636 £619
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London Delhi
Mon, 19 Aug LHR - DEL
£168 £163
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London Delhi
Thu, 04 Jul LHR - DEL
Mon, 08 Jul DEL - LHR
£527 £514
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London Delhi
Wed, 10 Jul LGW - DEL
Sun, 14 Jul DEL - LGW
£584 £571
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London Delhi
Sun, 14 Jul LGW - DEL
Wed, 17 Jul DEL - LGW
£661 £648
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London Delhi
Tue, 23 Jul LCY - DEL
Thu, 25 Jul DEL - LCY
£743 £730
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
83% Trains in Delhi are 83% cheaper than in London.
London £2.8
Delhi £0.47
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
83% A meal in Delhi is 83% cheaper than a meal in London.
London £20
Delhi £3.31
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 106.11 INR
1 INR = 0.01 GBP
Last checked on 22 June 2024
Distance: 4170 miles
London airports
Heathrow (LHR) How far from city centre: 14 miles
Stansted (STN) How far from city centre: 30 miles
Gatwick (LGW) How far from city centre: 25 miles
Luton International (LTN) How far from city centre: 27 miles
London City (LCY) How far from city centre: 7 miles
Southend (SEN) How far from city centre: 35 miles
Delhi airports
Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) How far from city centre: 8 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to Delhi

How long is the flight from London to Delhi?

The flight duration from London to Delhi is 8 hours and 25 minutes for direct flights. The total distance travelled in miles is 4,169 miles.

What are the most common stopovers?

There are several airlines flying non-stop to Delhi from London airports. Choosing a connecting cheap flight from London to Delhi can open up the possibilities of different departures and spending some time in your stopover destination. In Europe, there are several opportunities to connect through Paris, Amsterdam or Frankfurt. Another popular option is a flight path to the Middle East, connecting through Abu Dhabi or Qatar. The most sustainable way to travel is to avoid stopovers and fly direct.

What documentation do I need to fly to Delhi from London?

You'll need a valid passport with at least 180 days validity left to travel to India. UK passport holders also require a Visa for holidays, city breaks or other trips. You can either apply for an E-Visa online or apply in person at the Indian Consulate. Visa and passport requirements vary according to the country of origin. Check carefully before committing to purchasing flights.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to Delhi

Delhi has a year-round warm climate, with temperatures rarely dropping below 15°C. Pack lightweight clothing, especially if travelling between April and October. If you are planning to visit religious sites, women should take a scarf to cover their head.

Which airlines fly from London to Delhi?

There is a wide range of airlines providing both direct and connecting flights to Delhi from London. These include:

How to find cheap flights from London to Delhi

Here are our six tips to secure better prices for flights from London to Delhi, hotels and car hire:

When are the best times to fly from London to Delhi?

Airports in London

London has two large airports which provide direct flights to Delhi, Heathrow and Gatwick.

Useful information about London Heathrow

Heathrow is located to the west of London and has four main passenger terminals.

How to get to the airport:

Services: a wide range of catering and retail outlets across the airport. Free Wi-Fi, baby changing, children's play areas, showers, toilets, prayer room.

Useful information about London Gatwick

Gatwick airport is south of London. It has two main passenger terminals and is the UK's second busiest after Heathrow.

How to get to the airport:

Services: Both terminals have a selection of restaurants, bars and shops. The airport offers free Wi-Fi, and business services and airport lounges at an additional charge.

Airports in Delhi

The airport in Delhi is Indira Ghandi International. This large hub handles flights from all over the world alongside domestic flights from elsewhere in India.

Useful information about Indira Gandhi International

The airport is 12 miles south west of Delhi city centre. There are three terminals. International flights arrive into Terminal 3.

Getting into Delhi from the airport:

What to do and visit in Delhi

Frequently asked questions about flights from London to Delhi

How long does the flight take to go from London to Delhi?
The total flight time between London and Delhi is of around 10:01 hours on average, considering an average distance of 7,222 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from London to Delhi at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Delhi is 163£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Delhi expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Delhi costs an average of 0.47 GBP, 90% cheaper than London, with a fare of 4.50 GBP, while train tickets costs 83% less in Delhi: 0.47 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 3.31 GBP in Delhi, 83% less than the 20.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 54% cheaper in Delhi, with an average of 1.69 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 3.65 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from London to Delhi?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Delhi are December, November and October, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from London to Delhi?
The best time of the year to go to Delhi when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Delhi from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by October and February. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, June and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London - Delhi.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from London to Delhi?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions India may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
How is the weather in Delhi compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Delhi's temperatures can go up to 43.99 ºC during the hot season, with 2.3 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 5.1 ºC in Delhi, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Delhi have an average of 2.3 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between London and Delhi?
The main airport route flying between London and Delhi is: Heathrow (LHR) to Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Virgin Atlantic.
  • Jet Airways.
  • British Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Delhi are:
Emirates, stopping in Dubai for 60 minutes minimum.
  • Gulf Air, with 85 minutes scale in Bahrain.
  • Ukraine Intl Airlines, with 740 minutes scale in Kiev.

Indira Gandhi International Airport - Latest customer reviews

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Flight Duration 10 h and 1 m Flights between London and Delhi take, on average, 10 h and 1 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £163 Cheapest price for a flight between London and Delhi found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Heathrow The airport Heathrow is the departure airport operating flights between London and Delhi
Arriving Airport Indira Gandhi International Airport Flights departing London with Delhi as destination arrive at Indira Gandhi International Airport

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