The cheapest times to fly from DEL to LCY are

  • January 15th to April 1st
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • July 9th to August 5th
  • November 5th to December 2nd

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 LCY is early August. Prices can be as high as $1129 for Friday flights during early to mid December, or as low as $445 for Monday flights around early August.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Delhi (DEL) to London (LCY) will usually cost between $499 to $905 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early August with an average ticket price of $553. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid December, with an average price of $925. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $372 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $643 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEL to LCY flight.

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

DEL to LCY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEL to LCY flight is 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 $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to LCY, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into DEL. Fridays 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 $186 (22%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $559. Return trip prices are from the LCY 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 LCY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 28 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from DEL to LCY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 22 miles (35 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 6.38% less expensive than LCY
  • Nonstop flights available

See DEL to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, Austrian, British Airways, China Southern, Etihad, Eurowings, KLM, Kuwait Airways, LOT, Lufthansa, Luxair, SWISS, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4160 miles or 6695 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEL to LCY flight is about 8 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Delhi and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from DEL to LCY.


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 LCY
Destination airport name London City Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude 0.1


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