The cheapest times to fly from LHR to DEL are

  • January 8th to June 24th (except the weeks of February 12th, April 2nd, April 9th, May 21st, and June 4th)
  • October 29th to December 9th

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 LHR to DEL is early March. Prices can be as high as $856 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $475 for Thursday flights around early March.


When to Fly to New Delhi

Flying from London (LHR) to Delhi (DEL) will usually cost between $480 to $730 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $487. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $750. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $263 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $525 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHR to DEL flight.

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

LHR to DEL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LHR to DEL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $94 (14%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $526. Return trip prices are from the DEL to LHR 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 LHR to DEL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 31 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking LHR 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 LHR to DEL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Moscow (LHR > DME > DEL)

  • Price for both tickets: $518
  • Average savings: $8 (1.43%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 39 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Arabia, Air Astana, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, Austrian, Azerbaijan Airlines, Biman, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Finnair, Gulf Air, IndiGo, Kenya Airways, KLM, Kuwait Airways, LOT, Lufthansa, Oman Air, Pakistan, Qantas, Qatar Airways, SAS, Saudia, SpiceJet, SriLankan, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, Virgin Atlantic, Vistara, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4182 miles or 6730 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHR to DEL flight is about 8 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Delhi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 111 available flights from LHR to DEL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LHR
Origination airport name London Heathrow Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude -0.5

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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