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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 AIRPORT||September||28% cheaper||Flying from London Heathrow Airport to Kolkata costs on average just £492 in September|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO KOLKATA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT||December||37% more expensive||It costs about £938 for flights to Kolkata from London Heathrow Airport in December|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO KOLKATA FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT||December||329% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Kolkata from London Heathrow Airport in December than any other month|
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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