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About Flights to India

Summary info about India flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£120

Best Return Price

£343

Fastest flight time

16h 00m

Operated By

3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to India from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £120 (London Stansted to Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl).
The best return flight price to India from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £343 (London Heathrow to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl).
The fastest flight to India from United Kingdom takes 16h 00m (London Stansted to Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to India, including Lufthansa, KLM and SWISS.

Cheapest flights to cities in India

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Mumbai
Mumbai

Useful information for your flight to India

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to India

Flying into Mumbai Airport is typically the best way to visit Juhu Beach, since it is the closest airport to the area.

If you are looking to fly to India for less, look to airlines like Vistara, Air India, and GoFirst, with prices starting at £12, £13, and £18 respectively.

The flight from United Kingdom to India depends on which airports you’re departing from and arriving to, and whether or not you have a layover. If you fly from London Heathrow (a popular airport in United Kingdom) to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl (the most popular airport in India), then the flight time is 7h 30m on average. If you fly from Manchester (another popular airport in United Kingdom) to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl, then the average flight time is 13h 05m.

You can expect to spend an average of £1,093 for a flight to India. However, our users found flights to India for £62, which is the cheapest price we’ve seen in the past week. £10,337 per ticket tends to be the most expensive a flight to India will get, whereas anything for £1,037 or less is considered a good deal.



Recent flights found to popular cities in India

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Cheapest flight routes to India

These routes have the cheapest flights to India found by momondo users in United Kingdom
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
LondonNew Delhi12h 55m£344
LondonMumbai12h 15m£362
ManchesterMumbai11h 45m£364
LondonChennai18h 50m£380
BirminghamNew Delhi10h 55m£383
Newcastle upon TyneNew Delhi27h 30m£407
LondonBengaluru9h 45m£414
BirminghamMumbai11h 40m£416
LondonVasco da Gama8h 35m£422
EdinburghNew Delhi12h 10m£431
LondonAhmedabad12h 00m£436
BirminghamBengaluru15h 20m£442
LondonHyderabad18h 05m£448
ManchesterNew Delhi13h 05m£448
LondonLucknow12h 15m£462
EdinburghMumbai13h 25m£464

Best things to do and see in India

If you’ve managed to get great India flight deals, rest assured you’ll have a plethora of interesting events to see and take part in once you’re there. India is full of colourful exciting events for both locals and visitors. One of the most well-known is Holi. It’s an annual Hindu festival that takes place every year in March. Holi is known as the festival of colours because across the country people take part in fights involving paint and colours. Legend has it that the demon Holika was beaten by the heroic Prahlada. To celebrate this, on the night of the full moon in March, a statue of Holika is burned and people celebrate the next day with colours, dancing, parades and singing. Diwali is possibly India’s most anticipated annual festival. Known as the celebration of lights, it’s a Hindu holiday celebrating the triumph of light over darkness. You’ll see plenty of fireworks, string lanterns and clay lights. Diwali is usually five days of celebrations in October or November. Families come together, eat and give gifts. The festival is celebrated all over India, but key places to see Diwali are in Delhi, Kolkata and Jaipur.

For those of you with flights to India, one of the greatest joys will be discovering India’s rich food heritage. There’s something for absolutely everyone, young or old, vegan or meat eaters. The most defining feature of food in India is its impressive use of spices, and mixes often have at least five but often 10 or more different spices in one dish. Each region has its own cuisine as well, influenced by geography, culture and religion. In the North of India, you tend to find rich curries and thick sauces, often eaten with yogurts and baked breads. Dishes made in clay ovens feature heavily, such as chana masala or chicken tandoori. In the South, dishes are frequently made with coconut milk, and feature flavours like lemongrass, local fruits and curry leaves. Typically, they’re eaten with rice or lentils, or as stews. In Kerala, typical street food includes banana fritters or sweet dumplings. In Gujarat, you’ll find lots of vegetarian dishes and seafood. It’s a coastal city, but also has a large following in Jainism, a religion that promotes non-violence. Mumbai is best known for its street food – you’ll find everything from milky teas, to bright orange jalebi, to bhel puri, a puffed rice snack.

For anyone visiting India, again you’ll find a vast range of things to see and do. The Taj Mahal in Agra is probably the first place that comes to many people’s minds when they think of India. Built over 15 years and finished in 1648, the Taj Mahal is a mausoleum built by Emperor Shah Jahan for his favourite wife Mumtaz Mahal. It’s made of white marble with inlays of diamonds, lapis, jade and pearl, amongst other stones. It’s best seen at dawn or dusk. The holy Hindu city of Varanasi is another major attraction. It dates back to the 8th century and is one of the oldest lived in cities in the world, on the banks of the Ganges river. The city has lots of temples to visit, the most famous being the Kashi Vishwanath Temple. The Ganges itself is considered a holy place, and has numerous ghats, or stairways leading down to the river to allow people to bathe before praying. The Golden Temple of Amritsar is the holiest site for Sikhs, but it also attracts Hindus and people of other religions. It’s renowned for its beautiful gold decoration and floral and animal motifs. The great golden dome represents purity to Sikhs. It serves around 50,000 free meals a day to visitors.

If you’re flying to India, you’ll need to ensure you have a fully valid passport (it’s best to have at least 180 days valid on it from the date of entry), and a visa allowing you to visit. India offers different visas for different reasons. These include tourist visas, transit visas, medical visas and residence permits.


Popular routes landing in India

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
London to Mumbai Flights
Fastest flight time12h 15m
Cheapest price£362
London to New Delhi Flights
Fastest flight time12h 55m
Cheapest price£344
London to Amritsar Flights
Fastest flight time8h 10m
Cheapest price£471
London to Bengaluru Flights
Fastest flight time9h 45m
Cheapest price£414
London to Kochi Flights
Fastest flight time9h 45m
Cheapest price£478
London to Vasco da Gama Flights
Fastest flight time8h 35m
Cheapest price£422
London to Ahmedabad Flights
Fastest flight time12h 00m
Cheapest price£436
Dubai to Kochi Flights
Fastest flight time3h 45m
Cheapest price£158
Birmingham to New Delhi Flights
Fastest flight time10h 55m
Cheapest price£383
Manchester to Mumbai Flights
Fastest flight time11h 45m
Cheapest price£364
Birmingham to Amritsar Flights
Fastest flight time7h 05m
Cheapest price£544
Dubai to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time4h 10m
Cheapest price£201
Manchester to New Delhi Flights
Fastest flight time13h 05m
Cheapest price£448
London to Hyderabad Flights
Fastest flight time18h 05m
Cheapest price£448
London to Chennai Flights
Fastest flight time18h 50m
Cheapest price£380
London to Kozhikode Flights
Fastest flight time12h 25m
Cheapest price£517
Manchester to Kochi Flights
Fastest flight time12h 45m
Cheapest price£499
Manchester to Hyderabad Flights
Fastest flight time13h 00m
Cheapest price£491
Dubai to Mumbai Flights
Fastest flight time3h 00m
Cheapest price£153
Manchester to Bengaluru Flights
Fastest flight time13h 10m
Cheapest price£466

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