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There are 5 ways to get from New Delhi to London by plane or train

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Fly to London Heathrow  •  12h 51m

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to London Heathrow (LHR) DEL - LHR

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Fly to London City  •  16h 8m

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to London City (LCY) DEL - LCY

Fly to Birmingham, train  •  17h 48m

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to Birmingham (BHX) DEL - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  16h

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to London Gatwick (LGW) DEL - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

Fly to London Stansted  •  17h 22m

  1. Fly from Delhi (DEL) to London Stansted (STN) DEL - STN
India → United Kingdom
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International entry into United Kingdom from India

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of India
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from India

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from India
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ethiopia, Guernsey, Ireland, Isle of Man and Jersey
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Bermuda, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Canada, Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Grenada, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Moldova, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, New Zealand, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Pitcairn, Qatar, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States, Vanuatu, Vatican, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Guernsey, Ireland, Isle of Man and Jersey

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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Considerations leaving from India

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from India.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in London is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in London is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in London is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Yes, entry into India from United Kingdom is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 24 Nov 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New Delhi to London is to fly which costs ₹30,000 - ₹45,000 and takes 17h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from New Delhi to London is to fly which costs ₹22,000 - ₹60,000 and takes 12h 51m.

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It is approximately 4194 miles to get from New Delhi to London.

It takes approximately 12h 51m to get from New Delhi to London, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Delhi Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 9h.

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London is 5h 30m behind New Delhi. It is currently 12:13 AM in New Delhi and 6:43 PM in London.

Vistara, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways and eight other airlines offer flights from Delhi Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 3560+ hotels available in London. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from New Delhi to Delhi Airport is to bus which takes 1h 14m and costs ₹5 - ₹25.

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Map of how to get from New Delhi to London.
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  • Distance: 4194.1 miles
  • Duration: 12h 51m

What companies run services between New Delhi, India and London, England?

Air India Limited, Vistara and 17 other airlines fly from New Delhi to London Paddington hourly.

Airlines
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Delhi to London Heathrow via Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £3,300
Flights from Delhi to Birmingham via Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£290 - £850
Flights from Delhi to London Gatwick via Dubai
Ave. Duration
13h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£330 - £1,000
Flights from Delhi to London Stansted via Dubai
Ave. Duration
19h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£310 - £950
Air India Limited
Website
airindia.in
Flights from Delhi to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£310 - £1,500
Flights from Delhi to London Heathrow via Amritsar
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£310 - £1,500
Flights from Delhi to Birmingham via Amritsar
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£240 - £600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Delhi to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£390 - £1,500
Flights from Delhi to London City via London Heathrow, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£310 - £900
Flights from Delhi to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£290 - £800
Flights from Delhi to London Gatwick via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£320 - £950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Delhi to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £6,000
Flights from Delhi to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£550 - £4,900
Flights from Delhi to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£260 - £850
Flights from Delhi to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£260 - £850
Flights from Delhi to Birmingham via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£260 - £850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Delhi to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£340 - £3,700
Flights from Delhi to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£330 - £1,500
Flights from Delhi to London City via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£340 - £1,700
Flights from Delhi to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
19h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£260 - £750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Delhi to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£340 - £3,700
Flights from Delhi to London City via Paris CDG, Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£340 - £1,700
Flights from Delhi to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£250 - £900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Delhi to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£460 - £1,300
Flights from Delhi to London City via Zurich, Geneva
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£460 - £1,300
Turkish Airlines
Website
turkishairlines.com
Flights from Delhi to Birmingham via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£240 - £700
Flights from Delhi to London Gatwick via Istanbul
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
£270 - £800
Qatar Airways
Website
qatarairways.com
Flights from Delhi to London Gatwick via Doha
Ave. Duration
13h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£320 - £900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Delhi to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12h 32m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£290 - £950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Delhi to London Stansted via Frankfurt, Bremen
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£290 - £950
Flights from Delhi to London Stansted via Munich, Hamburg
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£300 - £950
Vistara
Website
airvistara.com
Flights from Delhi to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£320 - £1,700
Virgin Atlantic
Website
virginatlantic.com
Flights from Delhi to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£230 - £1,900
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Delhi to London Heathrow via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
£430 - £2,400
Kuwait Airways
Website
kuwaitairways.com
Flights from Delhi to London Heathrow via Kuwait
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£550 - £950
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Delhi to London Heathrow via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£260 - £950
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Delhi to London Stansted via Boryspil
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
£170 - £450
Train operators
London Midland
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£39 - £44
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single/Anytime Advance
£7 - £11
Anytime Day Single
£39 - £44

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