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Travelers usually depart from Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, or London City when they travel from London to Kolkata. The most popular airlines for this route are IndiGo Airlines, Ryanair, easyJet, Turkish Airlines, and Lufthansa. London and Kolkata have 401 direct flights per week.

Check-in for a flight from London to Kolkata

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
IndiGo AirlinesIGO6ENoOpens 48 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYes0
0
LufthansaDLHLHYes0
0

India COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from London, LHR can enter India, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for India
  • Recommended contact-tracing app
  • Mandatory health declaration form for vaccinated travelers

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test required
  • No quarantine required
Visa requirements
  • Visitor visa

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in India in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Lisbon, Istanbul, Athens, Tirana, Faro, Bucharest, Málaga, Larnaca, New York, Dubai, Tenerife, Alicante, Rome, Milan, Barcelona, Dublin, Amsterdam, Palma, Majorca, Tel Aviv, Madrid.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kolkata?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kolkata and New Delhi, Bengaluru, Singapore, Mumbai, Bangkok, Pune, Chennai, Bagdogra, Manila, Taipei, Dhaka, Hyderabad, Chittagong, Hong Kong, Sydney, Melbourne, Goa, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Seoul.
Which airports are there in London?
London is mainly served by Heathrow. But there are other airports nearby, including Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, London City, London Southend, RAF Northolt.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Cardiff, Doncaster Sheffield, Southampton, Humberside, Exeter, Bournemouth, Norwich.
What airports are near Kolkata?
The main airport in Kolkata is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International. It is also served by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International, Jessore, Barisal, Kazi Nazrul Islam.
What buses and trains depart from London?
A number of bus and train companies depart from London, including National Express.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between London and Kolkata?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between London and Kolkata thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between London and Kolkata can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
What is Virtual Interlining and how do I use it?
Virtual Interlining provides a revolutionary way of traveling. You can combine different modes of transport like flights, trains, and buses into one itinerary. And this often saves money. Thanks to the world's largest carrier database, the Kiwi.com search function enables anyone to mix and match different modes of transport easily.
Which airlines fly between London and Kolkata?
Currently, you can fly between London and Kolkata with IndiGo Airlines, Ryanair, easyJet, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa.
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