The cheapest times to fly from LEX to DEL are

  • January 8th to March 4th
  • March 19th to April 1st
  • August 6th to December 2nd (except the weeks of August 13th and November 19th)

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 LEX to DEL is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1910 for Friday flights during early July, or as low as $834 for Monday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to New Delhi

Flying from Lexington, KY (LEX) to Delhi (DEL) will usually cost between $867 to $1801 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $866. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early July, with an average price of $1830. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $964 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1147 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LEX to DEL flight.

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

LEX to DEL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LEX to DEL flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Lexington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to DEL, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LEX. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to New Delhi, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Lexington. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $131 (10%) 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 $1146. Return trip prices are from the DEL to LEX 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 LEX to DEL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 49 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking LEX to DEL

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 LEX to DEL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (LEX > BOS > DEL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1061
  • Average savings: $86 (7.5%)

See LEX to BOS flights

Hack #2: Washington, DC (LEX > DCA > DEL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1069
  • Average savings: $78 (6.8%)

See LEX to DCA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (LEX > JFK > DEL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1072
  • Average savings: $75 (6.54%)

See LEX to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 23 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, American, ANA, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Delta, Etihad, Finnair, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7684 miles or 12366 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LEX to DEL flight is about 14 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Lexington, KY and Delhi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from LEX to DEL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LEX
Origination airport name Blue Grass Airport
City Lexington, KY
Country the United States
Latitude 38
Longitude -84.6

Return Airport

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


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