Find cheap flights to Kolkata

Return
1 adult
Economy
0 bags
From?
To?
Wed 10/8
Wed 17/8

Deals available from 900+ travel sites.

About Flights to Kolkata

Summary info about Kolkata flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£230

Best Return Price

£537

Fastest flight time

21h 10m

Operated By

2 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Kolkata from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £230 (London Gatwick to Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra).
The best return flight price to Kolkata from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £537 (London Gatwick to Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra).
The fastest flight to Kolkata from United Kingdom takes 21h 10m (London Luton to Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra).
There are 2 airlines operating flights to Kolkata, including Air India and Qatar Airways.

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 £683

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO KOLKATA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTSeptember28% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Kolkata costs on average just £492 in September
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO KOLKATA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTDecember37% more expensiveIt costs about £938 for flights to Kolkata from London Heathrow Airport in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO KOLKATA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTDecember329% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Kolkata from London Heathrow Airport in December than any other month

When is the best time 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.

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.

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 £502. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of September, then book flights to Kolkata from United Kingdom during October instead. Flights to Kolkata in October, while not as cheap as those in September, still average around £558.

In general, most travellers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Kolkata is about 55 days prior to their departure date, when tickets on average are £683. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though, because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as £537.

Our data shows that Tuesday is the least expensive day to fly to Kolkata. Tickets to fly out on this day can be as low as £684. Flights from United Kingdom to Kolkata on a Friday will generally be more expensive and average around £760. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.

The cheapest time of day to fly to Kolkata is in the morning when flights can be purchased for as low as £706. Flights in the afternoon are often more expensive, with an average ticket price of £792.

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.



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
Qatar Airways
17 Jan
LGW09:05London Gatwick
30h 25m
1 stop
CCU15:30Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
15 Feb
CCU22:10Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
14h 45m
1 stop
LGW12:55London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
23 Jan
LGW09:05London Gatwick
30h 25m
1 stop
CCU15:30Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
30 Jan
CCU22:10Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
14h 45m
1 stop
LGW12:55London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
3 Nov
LGW10:05London Gatwick
30h 25m
1 stop
CCU16:30Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
16 Nov
CCU22:10Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
37h 05m
1 stop
LGW11:15London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
10 Jan
LGW09:05London Gatwick
30h 25m
1 stop
CCU15:30Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
19 Jan
CCU22:10Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
32h 05m
1 stop
LGW06:15London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
2 Jan
LGW09:05London Gatwick
30h 25m
1 stop
CCU15:30Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
19 Jan
CCU22:10Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
32h 05m
1 stop
LGW06:15London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
4 Jan
LGW09:05London Gatwick
30h 25m
1 stop
CCU15:30Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
19 Jan
CCU22:10Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
32h 05m
1 stop
LGW06:15London Gatwick

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
17 Sep
LGW17:55London Gatwick
31h 55m
3 stops
CCU01:50Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
Multiple Airlines
2 Sep
STN02:25London Stansted
37h 20m
3 stops
CCU15:45Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra
Multiple Airlines
17 Sep
STN02:30London Stansted
23h 20m
3 stops
CCU01:50Kolkata Netaji S. Chandra

Which airlines fly to Kolkata?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Kolkata

Which airlines fly to Kolkata?

There may be other airlines that fly to Kolkata from United Kingdom, but the most popular among our users are Air India, Emirates, Qatar Airways and Vistara. These airlines should offer flights to Kolkata on a routine basis if you’re flying from one of the more popular airports in United Kingdom.

Emirates Flights to Kolkata

There are 14 Emirates flights to Kolkata in a normal week. The most common departure point is Dubai Intl and the best Emirates ticket price seen on momondo is £556 (last 72 hours, from Birmingham, to Kolkata). Emirates has a score of 8.4 from 129 user reviews on momondo.

Vistara Flights to Kolkata

Vistara flight deals to Kolkata start from £488 - this is the best price found recently on momondo, and was a return journey departing from London Heathrow. Over any normal week, Vistara flight prices are typically higher, but vary depending on where you fly from - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl is the most popular Vistara departure point to Kolkata so generally has the most availability. Vistara is scored a 8.3/10 in 13 reviews.


Airports near Kolkata

Below you will find all the airports in Kolkata along with their distance from the city centre

How do you get to the city centre from Kolkata airport(s)?

Once arriving at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, Kolkata, you'll have several transport options for getting to the city centre. Metro Line 4 and Line 6 travel between the city and the airport regularly. Some buses depart from Airport Gate 1 and travel to the city. Routes VS1, VS2, VS8, and V1 travel to various places and typically take close to an hour and 15 minutes. Private taxis can be arranged through the hotel or from Gate 1 at the airport. A trip will typically take around 50 minutes. There are taxi apps available in Kolkata and can be used to take you from the airport to the city with designated pickup points at the airport.


Popular routes to Kolkata

Most frequently searched flights to Kolkata along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
London to Kolkata Flights
Fastest flight time17h 50m
Cheapest price£563
Manchester to Kolkata Flights
Fastest flight time13h 40m
Cheapest price£681
Birmingham to Kolkata Flights
Fastest flight time12h 40m
Cheapest price£623
Aberdeen to Kolkata Flights
Fastest flight time20h 45m
Cheapest price£821
Edinburgh to Kolkata Flights
Fastest flight time20h 00m
Cheapest price£656
Glasgow to Kolkata Flights
Fastest flight time28h 35m
Cheapest price£796

Visa requirements for 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.


Start planning your trip to Kolkata


Best things to do and see 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?

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.

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

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.

If you are not ready to book a flight to Kolkata now, use our insights above to find helpful tips or alternatively set up a price alert; this is where momondo will track prices on flights to Kolkata and let you know when they change.


Other cabin classes for Kolkata flights

Explore alternative premium cabin options for your flight to Kolkata

Here's why travellers choose to use momondo
Flexible Travel
momondo understands the need for flexibility and we have a filter specifically for flights with no change fees.
Expert Insights
Data driven insights designed to help you find a great flight deal. From the cheapest time to depart to how far in advance to book.
Price Alerts
Track the price of your preferred flight route and be notified when it changes.