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How to find cheap flights to India

Colorful cities, pristine beaches, stunning mountains: whatever you want to see or do in India, here's our top tips to doing it on the cheap, including how to find the best cheap flights to India out there.


Search for Cheap Flights to India 

A quick search for cheap flights to India can reveal all the best travel deals before you book your trip. If you are flying from United Arab Emirates, you can find cheap flights to India from Abu Dhabi or Dubai. Follow a few simple steps and you will be able to begin your next vacation. 

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1. Let us do the hard work and find an air ticket to India

In a Skyscanner search you’re not just limited to booking direct with airlines, as we also compare the prices of Online Travel Agencies. You will see the best deals for cheap flights to India. Search results will include all the major airlines operating in India – for example, Air India, Air India Express, SpiceJet and Jet Airways – and we’re also comparing dozens of Online Travel Agencies to find cheap flights to India.

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2. Be flexible with your dates for cheap flights to India

If you want to book cheap flights to India but don’t mind when you fly, use the ‘Cheapest month’ selection when entering your departure dates into the Skyscanner search on desktop or your mobile. This way we show you all the available flight deals out there and you can simply pick the cheapest flights available to your chosen destination.


Choose 'cheapest month' when performing your flight search


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3. Use our Best Time to Book guide to fins cheap flights to India

We’ve looked at two years’ worth of Skyscanner data for travelers in the UAE to find out, on average, when the best time to book cheap flights to India is and get the best price to a number of popular UAE destinations, including India.

After crunching the numbers, to get the best cheap flights to India we recommend booking 2 weeks in advance because you’ll save on average 5% on the airline ticket price. To see the full list of ‘Best Time to Book’ data, click here.

To get the best cheap flight to India book two weeks in advance


4. Sign up to our Weekly Airline Deals

Each week we send out an email to our subscribers with details of some the best airline deals available to book that week. It might be a flight to Paris for a few hundred dirhams, or a seriously cheap flights to India. If you don’t want to miss a deal, sign up for the deals in your Skyscanner profile.

5. Sign up for Price Alerts

If you’re looking for a flight but not yet ready to book, make sure you use the Skyscanner Price Alert feature. Once you’ve searched for your flight, click on the ‘Get Price Alerts’ button in the top left and simply type in your email address. If the price of the ticket goes up or down we’ll send you an alert to let you know. It means you’ll always be alerted if there’s a sudden drop in a cheap flights to India, score! Likewise, it could give you a head’s up if the price looks like it’s creeping up.


Sign up for price alerts to get alerts on cheap flights to India

6. Sign up for (more) newsletters

As well as the Skyscanner weekly airline deals newsletter, you could consider signing up to the newsletters of airlines directly. You will be in the know straight away when there’s a flight sale or even if they’re offering other free or best value perks, for example upgrading your ticket for a reduced rate.

*Published August 2017. Prices correct at the time of publication but may be subject to change and/or availability.

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