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Flights to Delhi in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 5% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average priceC$ 1,548Average for round-trip flights in July 2021
Round-trip fromC$ 795From Toronto to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
One-way fromC$ 13One-way flight from Toronto to New Delhi

Cheap flights to New Delhi in July, August 2021

The best prices found for DEL flights for July, August
25 Aug - 23 Sep
C$ 821pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
24 Aug - 28 Oct
C$ 822pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
18 Aug - 30 Nov
C$ 865pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl

New Delhi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Delhi found for this year
29 Dec - 29 Jan
C$ 795pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
British Airways
 
1 STOP
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
17 Sep - 7 Feb
C$ 817pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
7 Dec - 20 Jan
C$ 818pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl

Last minute flights to New Delhi

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Delhi, departing today and this week
8 Aug - 1 Oct
C$ 895pp
YYZ
Toronto Pearson Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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Toronto Pearson Intl
8 Aug - 26 Sep
C$ 973pp
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Toronto Pearson Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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Toronto Pearson Intl
8 Aug - 26 Sep
C$ 974pp
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Toronto Pearson Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
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New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
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Toronto Pearson Intl

Cheapest prices for Delhi flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Delhi found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
C$ 1,242
February
C$ 1,221
March
C$ 1,195
April
C$ 1,182
May
C$ 1,193
June
C$ 1,427
July
C$ 1,633
August
C$ 1,324
September
C$ 1,189
October
C$ 1,211
November
C$ 1,228
December
C$ 1,399
Currently, April is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to Delhi. Flying to Delhi in July will prove the most costly. There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

When is the best time to fly to Delhi?

Average New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
YTO - DEL
Price
C$ 1,182 - C$ 2,091
DEL
Temperature
20 - 40 °C
DEL
Precipitation
4 - 201 mm
Whilst there are several times of the year to choose from, April is seen as the time to fly to Delhi, however, it is possible to get good deals throughout the year. If weather is an important factor for you when considering when to fly to Delhi, the warmest period tends to be May, with the wettest being August.

When is the best time to book a flight to Delhi?

To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Delhi, you should look to book at least 61 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Delhi?

Monday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Delhi. Flying on Friday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Delhi?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the afternoon when visiting Delhi. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the morning as these tend to have higher demand.

When to fly to Delhi

Peak Season:
The best time to take cheap flights to Delhi is February-April when the city is blooming. August-November when the days are sunny and the nights are cool is also a great time to go. An added advantage are the many festivals that take place between September and March. These include Dussehra (September/October), Diwali (October/November), Christmas (December), Lohri (January) and Holi (March).

Off Season:
The months of December-January can be gloomy and not the time to experience Delhi at its best. Also, mid-summer (May, June and July) is scorching with temperatures upwards of 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit).

Overview

India’s second-largest city is often seen as a gateway city rather than a destination in itself. Even its name is believed to mean “threshold”. But travellers on cheap flights to Delhi who then connect to other places in India are missing a colourful, cosmopolitan and fascinating city.

While Delhi is one of India’s boom cities, the disparity between the old and the new – and the rich and poor – is staggering. New shopping malls share the city with street markets, cows and handcarts and gleaming SUVs share the roads, and, from newly built flyovers, the domes of Mughal temples are visible.

Old Delhi is a must-see, with snaking alleyways, busy markets, the Jama Masjid, India’s largest mosque, and the Red Fort.

New Delhi, built on the orders of George V, has the important government offices and Parliament of India as well as the colonial-era India Gate and Connaught Place, a bustling shopping and commercial district.

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How long is the flight to Delhi?

Several Candian cities offer flights to Delhi, India. Travelers can fly from Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, Edmonton, and Vancouver. Flight times vary by both city of flight origin and the number of connecting flights necessary for the trip. Flights from Toronto to Delhi take anywhere from 16h 45m to 22h 5m; flights from Montreal take anywhere from 16h 25m to 21h 35m; flights from Calgary take from 19h 10m to over a day; flights from Edmonton take from 18h 45m to 23h 25m. Vancouver flights take the least amount of time, with average flight times of 14h 10m, but only one flight leaves for Delhi daily.

Airlines offering flights, including connections, are many. Airlines include Air Canada, SwissAir, Air India, Lufthansa, KLM, Icelandair, Finnair, Emirates Airways, British Airways, United, Delta, Alitalia, SAS, Cathay Pacific, Turkish Airlines, WestJet, Air China, Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, Brussels Airways, and Aeroflot.

Where can you get direct flights to Delhi?

Select cities offer direct flights to Delhi, including Toronto and Vancouver. Air Canada currently offers nonstop flights from both cities. Connecting flights are required for those flying out of Calgary and Edmonton.

How do you get from the Indira Gandhi International Airport to city centre?

As India’s busiest international airport, there are several ways visitors can get from Indira Gandhi to the heart of Delhi. The city’s metro transit system features air-conditioned trains that run from the airport to the city centre every half hour. The Delhi Transportation System has buses available every half hour as well. Taxis are easy to find at the airport and prepaid options are available at international arrival areas. Rideshare apps have become increasingly popular, particularly Uber and Ola; travelers will need to have the apps installed on their smartphones in order to access these services.

What are some things to do in Delhi?

Delhi is the capital of India, so there’s never any shortage of things to do and see in the city and its outlying areas. From the iconic Qutab Minar to the breathtaking Lotus Temple, there’s always something to photograph and explore. Houses of worship are plentiful throughout the city, each with its own historic significance. The Akshardham Temple in East Delhi is one of the world’s most majestic houses of worship and Jama Masjid is the city’s largest mosque, dating back to the 17th century. Humayun’s Tomb, dating back to the 16th century, is also a popular destination.

As a capital city, Delhi is home to many striking government buildings and official palaces. The Rashtrapati Bhavan, the President of India’s official residence, is a must for visitors. Raj Ghat a revered national memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of India.

The city is also home to thousands of shops, markets, restaurants, bars, nightclubs and more. Some of the best outdoor music can be witnessed every Thursday at Nizamuddin Darga; the Sarojini Market is the city’s most famous outdoor market. Spices galore await you at Sadar Bazaar and eateries featuring exotic seasonings are plentiful, but Little Tibet is one of the few places where you can experience genuine Tibetan cuisine.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Delhi?

Travelling to Delhi from Canada requires both a passport and a visa. Visas must be obtained prior to travel, and passports must be valid for at least 180 days after your trip to enter the country.

Getting around Delhi

Stick to a car in Delhi if you want to avoid getting run over. Traffic is hectic, drivers have little patience with pedestrians and the few sidewalks that exist are poorly maintained and crowded. Avoid travelling in rush hour like the plague. 

Old Delhi has winding, narrow streets that could be considered walkable, but beware of handcarts and people with heavy loads. They stop for no one. Your best bet for getting around is by taxi or by hiring a car and driver. 

If you’re hailing a cab, always negotiate your fare before you board. You can ask to see the fare chart that drivers carry with them. It’s also a good idea to carry some change, since most drivers don’t carry any with them. If you’d rather hire a car and driver, check with a travel agency.   

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What airport do you fly into for flights to New Delhi?

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl (DEL), located 12.5 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to New Delhi.

How popular are flights to New Delhi this year?

Searches for flights to New Delhi have seen a decrease of 68% this year.

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