The cheapest times to fly from DEL to KMG are

  • July 30th to February 4th (except the weeks of December 17th and January 1st)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DEL to KMG is early September. Prices can be as high as $853 for Saturday flights during early May, or as low as $302 for Friday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Kunming

Flying from Delhi (DEL) to Kunming (KMG) will usually cost between $326 to $635 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $371. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $666. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $295 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $464 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEL to KMG flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DEL to KMG route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

DEL to KMG Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEL to KMG flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from New Delhi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday is usually the cheapest day to fly to KMG, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into DEL. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $111 (20%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $429. Return trip prices are from the KMG to DEL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DEL to KMG can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 51 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking DEL to KMG

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from DEL to KMG — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bangkok (DEL > DMK > KMG)

  • Price for both tickets: $445
  • Average savings: $19 (4.09%)

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Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DEL to KMG? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air China, Air India, Biman, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Korean Air, Malindo Air, Shandong, Shanghai Airlines, Shenzhen, Sichuan Airlines, Singapore Airlines, THAI, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Wujiaba Airport to Indira Gandhi International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1597 miles or 2570 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DEL to KMG?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEL to KMG flight is about 3 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Delhi and Kunming?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from DEL to KMG.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DEL
Origination airport name Indira Gandhi International Airport
City Delhi
Country India
Latitude 28.6
Longitude 77.1

Return Airport

Destination code KMG
Destination airport name Wujiaba Airport
City Kunming
Country China
Latitude 25
Longitude 102.7


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