The month of September is another great option to travel to New Delhi, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $848.
The ideal time to book your flight to New Delhi is 55 days in advance when prices tend to average $997. However, flight prices might be lower outside of this timeframe. For example, people recently found flights to New Delhi from United States for as low as $579 on momondo.
The cheapest day to depart on your flight to New Delhi is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $945. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. Flights from United States to New Delhi on a Saturday will generally be more expensive and average around $995. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.
In the afternoon is the cheapest time of day to fly from United States to New Delhi when you can find flight prices for as low as $898. Flying to New Delhi in the afternoon is an ideal time because this is during off-peak travel hours. In contrast, the most expensive time of day to depart to New Delhi is in the morning when prices are around $1,058.
When planning your flight to New Delhi, it is important to be aware that some months are not as ideal as others. Specifically, the months of July, August, or September could carry a higher chance of rain, as New Delhi sees up to 5.1 inches or more. There are still things to do in New Delhi even when it's raining, but be aware that rain is highly probable in the area. While in New Delhi you will find Akshardham nearby which is a great museum to visit when you’re looking for things to do indoors. Shopping centers like Karol Bagh are very popular destinations for those visiting the New Delhi area. Karol Bagh is a great place to go if you’re looking to spend some time inside.
Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to New Delhi for January, February, and November, when they can visit Akshardham and enjoy all that the park has to offer.
Currently, India travel restrictions include travel to New Delhi. India has restricted entry to most foreign travelers until at least September 30. Certain categories of Indian nationals and residents may enter the country on repatriation flights arranged by Ministry of Civil Aviation. Other exceptions exist for air cargo flights that carry goods for trade or essential goods and supplies, and their crew members, helpers, cleaners, etc. Travelers with an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card or booklet are eligible to enter the country, as are their minor children and spouses, or students attending an Indian institution, if one of the parents is a national of India or OCI card holder. Travelers may transit through India from a neighbouring country if traveling via India to their country of residence. The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has issued new guidelines permitting certain categories of foreign nationals to travel to India on business. However it will require them to first obtain a fresh business or employment visa. For information categories and process, visit the Indian Bureau of Immigration website. As of August 8, all international passengers must visit the New Delhi Airport website and submit a self-declaration form at least 72 hours prior to departure for India. All travelers will undergo a thermal screening on arrival and are required to undergo mandatory quarantine for 14 days upon arrival in India. They may be required to provide contact details and be asked to download the Arogya Setu app. Travelers may apply for an exemption from quarantine; to do so, they will need to apply using the self-reporting form and attach a negative PCR test result. If you are planning to travel to New Delhi at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.