Cheap flights from Kolkata to London
Flight information Kolkata to London
Cheapest return price last month
Average flight time, total distance 7959 kilometres
Most popular airline last month
London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stansted, London Luton and others
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What do you need to know before flying from Kolkata to London?
Airport information from Kolkata to London
Kolkata – 7000052, West Bengal, India
Heathrow Point West, 234 Bath Road, Hayes, Middlesex, UB3 5AP, United Kingdom
Royal Docks, London,E16 2PX,UNITED KINGDOM
Gatwick Airport,West Sussex RH6 ONP,UNITED KINGDOM
Navigation House, Airport Way,Luton,Bedfordshire LU2 9LY, UNITED KINGDOM
Getting to Kolkata Airport
Kolkata airport lies 14km northeast of Kolkata’s city centre. Visitors can take metered and prepaid taxis to the airport.
The Biman Bandar airport railway station connects the airport to the Kolkata suburban railway network, which is all set to be replaced with the metro.
Travelling from London Heathrow Airport
Heathrow airport is located 16 miles(25.7km) west of central London. Trains including the Heathrow Express, Heathrow Connect, Piccadilly Line (London Underground) and South West Trains are all connected to various locations in London.
Visitors can take buses from Heathrow airport central bus station from Terminals 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. Taxis are available, albeit expensive. Check out the fares here. Visitors can also hire cars. See here for more.
Facilities at Kolkata and London Heathrow Airports
Kolkata airport has two terminals (T1-domestic and T2-international). The airport has a plethora of facilities including business lounges, rest rooms, medical care, banking services and ATMs, shopping spaces, money changers and FOREX facilities.
Heathrow airport has a wide range of facilities and services including information desks, shopping areas, cafes and restaurants, prayer rooms, medical assistance, Wi-Fi access, cash machines and lounges.
Tips on how to make the best out of your flight journey from Kolkata to London
The flight time from Kolkata to London is 13h 40min on an average via connecting flights. Travelers can use this time to catch up on their sleep. Most flights have in-flight entertainment, or one can even leaf through the in-flight magazine to soak in the best things about London before you land. If you are bored you can listen to the top 10 travel songs or you can check out the best alternatives to crappy in-flight entertainment
Time Difference between Kolkata and London
Kolkata is 4h 30min ahead of London during summer and 5h 30min ahead during winter
Weather in London
London is known to be a rainy city. Summers are warm with maximum temperatures reaching 26 degrees Celsius while winters are cold and damp with temperatures dropping well below freezing point. March to May is usually the best time to visit London.
1 Great Britain Pound (GBP) equals 98.75 Indian Rupees (INR). See more here.
Cost of living in London
London is one of the most expensive cities in the world. Taxis from Heathrow and central London cost anywhere between USD 80-103 (GBP 54-80, INR 5,000-8,000) while a tube ride for the same distance costs USD 9 (GBP 6, INR 600). Budget meals cost USD 5-21 (GBP 3.4-14.3, INR 340-1410). The filling meal of Jacket Potatoes can be found for USD 4-7.3 (GBP 2.7-5, INR 270-500) while the classic Fish n’ Chips are difficult to find and cost USD 13-20 (GBP 8.8-13.6, INR 870-1350).
Mode of payments accepted in London
MasterCard and Visa are more widely accepted than AmEx, but visitors need to check with their banks about the fee and charges. Also, only chip-and-pin cards work everywhere, while the cards requiring signatures could have problems. ATMs are widely available. Bus fare needs to be paid with Oyster card, while taxis accept credit/debit card payments (Visitors need to check with the driver first). Visitors should carry cash as a fail-safe.
Best places for your first meal in London
Visitors can head to places in SoHo and Chinatown to enjoy a delicious, inexpensive meal in London.
Documents required to travel from Kolkata to London
Passengers travelling from Kolkata to London must carry all the documents listed below
- Valid Passport
- Valid Visa
- Return flight tickets (sometimes asked by the immigration depending on your visa type)
Major airlines that operate from Kolkata to London
FAQ on Flights from Kolkata to London
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Q3: Which is the cheapest month to book flights from Kolkata to London?
A: Check the bar chart at the top to find the cheapest month to fly from Kolkata to London. The chart is based on the next 12 months price data we have.
Q4: Should I opt for a travel insurance while flying from of Kolkata to London?
A: It's always safe to travel with a travel insurance.
Q5: Should I opt for on board food while travelling from Kolkata to London?
A: Its suggested to opt for on board meals while flying to London.
Q6: What is the check in luggage limit in Kolkata to London flights?
A: Generally, 15 kg is the allowed baggage limit for an economy class passenger flying from Kolkata to London. Its advised to check your baggage limit that is printed on your ticket as it varies from airline to airline.
Q7: What is the hand baggage limit in Kolkata to London flights?
A: 7 to 10 kg is the allowed hand luggage limit while flying from Kolkata to London. For most recent updates on the hand luggage weight, contact respective airlines.
Q8: What is the advantage of doing a web check in while flying from Kolkata?
A: Web check-in confirms your travel while flying from Kolkataand saves your time at the check-in counter.
Q9: How can I change my Kolkata to London travel dates after booking?
A: Before check-in, the respective flight operator will allow you to change your travel dates. Generally, its chargeable based on the rescheduled date. It is recommended to contact respective airlines to know about the charges.
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Information and Data provided on this page is correct as of Sep 15th, 2017
Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.