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Cheap flights to Kolkata from £424

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Cheap Kolkata flight deals and tips

Summary info about Kolkata flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£199

Best Round-Trip Price

£424

Fastest flight time

23h 20m

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3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Kolkata from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £199 (London Stansted to Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra).
The best round-trip flight price to Kolkata from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £424 (London Heathrow to Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra).
The fastest flight to Kolkata from United Kingdom takes 23h 20m (London Stansted to Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Kolkata, including Air India, Qatar Airways and Etihad Airways.

Kolkata flights insights and trends

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What is the cheapest month to fly to Kolkata?

In general, September is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom to Kolkata. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around £560. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of September, then book flights to Kolkata from United Kingdom during May instead. Flights to Kolkata in May, while not as cheap as those in September, still average around £590.

What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Kolkata?

Our data shows that Monday is the least expensive day to fly to Kolkata. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as £610. Flights from United Kingdom to Kolkata on a Friday will generally be more expensive and average around £697. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Kolkata?

The cheapest time of day to fly to Kolkata is in the morning when flights can be purchased for as low as £614. Flights in the afternoon are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of £780.

How long does it take to fly to Kolkata?

Flight times from United Kingdom to Kolkata vary, but if you’re flying out of London Heathrow and flying into Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra (one of the most popular routes), then the duration is 13h 30m on average. Another popular route from United Kingdom to Kolkata is flying from Manchester to Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra, which will take roughly 19h 55m. Keep in mind that layovers or delays could extend your travel time.

How far in advance should I book a flight to Kolkata?

In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Kolkata is about 20 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are £678. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though, because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as £579.

Cheapest flights to Kolkata airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Kolkata airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport
Kolkata

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Kolkata

London (LON) to Kolkata (CCU)

Typically, flights to Kolkata from London are cheaper when flying from London to Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra, which has an average price of £678

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO KOLKATA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTSeptember19% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Kolkata costs on average just £562 in September
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO KOLKATA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTDecember43% more expensiveIt costs about £989 for flights to Kolkata from London Heathrow Airport in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO KOLKATA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTOctober389% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Kolkata from London Heathrow Airport in October than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Kolkata

How long does it take to fly to Kolkata?

If you're flying in from London, you'll find Kolkata flight deals from Heathrow that take between 13-16 hours. Manchester offers flights to Kolkata, India, with a single stopover and a travel time of just over 13 hours. If you're travelling from Scotland, you can expect flights from Glasgow to come with a single stopover and a travel time of close to 14 hours.

Where can you fly directly into Kolkata from?

Unfortunately, there are currently no direct flights to Kolkata, India from the UK. You can find flights with a single stopover and a travel time under 14 hours. London Heathrow International offers Kolkata flight deals with a single stopover in Bombay or Delhi. If you’re travelling from Manchester, you can expect flights with one stop in Doha or Dubai. Travelling from Scotland? Glasgow International Airport has flights to Kolkata with one Stopover in Dubai, while Edinburgh Turnhouse comes with flights with a single stopover in Doha. Flights from Birmingham typically come with one or two stopovers.

What is there to do in Kolkata when it’s raining?

If you are planning a flight to Kolkata and are looking to avoid the rain, you should avoid traveling during the months of June, July, and August. These months will typically see 5.1 inches or more of rain, meaning that rain is likely. If you do run into rain while in Kolkata, there are still things to do and ways to enjoy your trip. For those looking to get out of the rain and do a little shopping, check out New Market.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra Airport?

Prices for flights to Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra Airport are updated daily.

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How old do you have to be to fly to Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra Airport?

The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel to Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra Airport.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra Airport?

The required travel and health documents for your Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra Airport trip may vary depending on your itinerary and personal circumstances. As a general rule, you should carry multiple documents, including a national ID card or driver's license and a passport valid for six months after your intended arrival at Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra Airport. We recommend that you seek guidance from your airline or a reliable third party such as IATA.


Kolkata flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Kolkata found recently by users on momondo
Air India
7 Oct
LHR09:45London Heathrow
18h 45m
1 stop
CCU09:00Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
15 Oct
CCU06:40Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
17h 50m
1 stop
LHR20:00London Heathrow
Air India
16 Sept
LHR09:45London Heathrow
24h 25m
1 stop
CCU14:40Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
29 Sept
CCU09:45Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
13h 45m
1 stop
LHR19:00London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
6 May
LGW10:10London Gatwick
20h 20m
2 stops
CCU11:00Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
10 May
CCU15:00Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
36h 20m
3 stops
LGW22:50London Gatwick
Air India
2 Oct
LHR12:30London Heathrow
29h 45m
1 stop
CCU22:45Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
23 Oct
CCU20:00Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
20h 00m
1 stop
LHR11:30London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
6 May
LTN07:50London Luton
26h 00m
3 stops
CCU14:20Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
10 May
CCU04:25Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
22h 55m
2 stops
LTN22:50London Luton
Multiple Airlines
6 May
LTN07:50London Luton
29h 00m
3 stops
CCU17:20Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
10 May
CCU08:35Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
46h 15m
3 stops
LTN02:20London Luton

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Kolkata

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Kolkata, view some of our deals below.
Multiple Airlines
24 Apr
STN14:40London Stansted
54h 10m
3 stops
CCU01:20Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
Multiple Airlines
24 Apr
LTN07:45London Luton
32h 05m
3 stops
CCU20:20Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
Multiple Airlines
24 Apr
LGW07:40London Gatwick
32h 10m
3 stops
CCU20:20Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra

Visa requirements for visiting Kolkata

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Kolkata?

If you are travelling with a full UK passport or as a British Citizen, you will need to apply for an online e-visa beforehand. These visas stay valid for 12 months and you can enter the country multiple times. Your stay can't exceed 180 days per entry. You can get a business visa by applying in the same way and is valid for the same amount of time.


Best things to do and see in Kolkata

What can you see and do in Kolkata?

Kolkata, formerly Calcutta, offers tourists an array of activities to indulge in, whether you’re there for shopping, sightseeing, or walking through botanical gardens, Kolkata has it all. You can take a trip to the Classic Victoria Memorial and explore a symbol of the British Raj in India or explore the Howrah Bridge atop a ferry boat on the Hooghly River. Enjoy vintage charm by taking a ride on the local Tram, now a popular attraction for tourists. Sundarbans National Park in West Bengal is a local tiger reserve where you can see Bengal Tigers. History buffs will want to make their way to Fort William built in 1696 and formerly used as a stronghold by King William III. Kolkata's Birla Planetarium is a must-see when travelling with children. Birla Temple is a shrine dedicated to Lord Krishna and the Goddess Radha, which began construction in 1970. As a foodie, you’ll want to head out into the streets of Kolkata to experience the local street vendors and cuisine. Chowringhee, officially known as Jawaharlal Nehru Road, is the place to be if you’re out shopping and is located close to several heritage buildings visitors can explore in the area.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Kolkata?

Finding the right flight to Kolkata is quick and easy when you have a range of options in front of you, from reputable agents and recognisable airlines. These options can then be filtered down to find the best fit. That is what momondo does. We make finding flights to Kolkata quick and easy, saving you time and money.

Can I find flights to Kolkata with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. All flights to Kolkata on momondo can be compared and filtered by various policies on offer, including flexible booking.

How can momondo help me find flights to Kolkata?

momondo offers useful filters to help you find the right flight. Choose specific flight times, airports or even what payment method you prefer. We have numerous options to help you book your ideal flight to Kolkata.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Kolkata right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

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