Flights from London Heathrow to Kozhikode (Calicut)

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Favourite airline: Etihad Airways
The most popular airline for flights from London Heathrow to Kozhikode (Calicut) is Etihad Airways.
Etihad Airways
14 %
Qatar Airways
11 %
10 %
Tip: book 4 months before departure
Tip: book flights on this route 4 months before departure and save up to 51 %.
116 days before departure
Favourite connection: via Doha
The most popular flights on this route are via Doha and are booked by 28 % of all travellers.
1 stopover Doha
25h 20min, from £496
28 %
1 stopover Abu Dhabi
24h 50min, from £503
22 %
1 stopover Dubai
18h 00min, from £651
15 %

Useful information about the flight from London Heathrow to Kozhikode (Calicut)

Relax and enjoy Kozhikode

Kozhikode, also known as Calicut, is a southern Indian city on the Malabar Coast of the Arabian Sea. It is also known as the City of Sculptures. Much of its significant architectural art work is displayed along Calicut Beach. Coupled with the area's famous sunsets these designs are a stunning exhibition.

Best times for Calicut

December to March this locale has wonderful mild temperatures, perfect for enjoying the beaches, touring the scenic countryside and visiting historical sites. For more entertainment attend the 5 day Malabar Mahotsavam cultural festival held in January showcasing classical Indian dances, native food and spectacular fireworks. If you happen to visit in October, go to the Thiruvangoor Sri Mahanganapathy temple's Sivarathri Utsavam festival celebrating Lord Ganapathy.

Before you leave for Kozhikode

Research visa requirements as soon as you make travel reservations. British citizens may be able to obtain an online e-tourist visa. Also consult your primary physician regarding essential vaccinations and other health related issues. This  should be taken care of prior to your visit to Kozhikode. 

Kozhikode food and lodgings

Kozhikode will be very kind to your travel budget, the cost of living is much cheaper than in London. A basic meal of Malabar or Arabic cuisine will cost about 50 INR. Dishes such as Appam rice pancakes or mutton stew are highly recommended. Fancier restaurant meals, which feature dishes such as Pindi Channa and paneer stuffed kulcha, will be slightly more expensive. Always request bottled water as drinking tap water is not recommended. Lodging near the beach is ideal for a relaxing vacation experience. Inexpensive lodgings begin at 500 INR. More luxurious accommodation begins at 4200 INR.

Travelling from Calicut International Airport to Kozhikode, a 28 kilometre trip, is usually done by airport shuttle bus. This costs around 3-4 INR per kilometre. These buses leave from the nearby Kondotty bus stand. Once you are in the city, travelling by bus is around 7 INR for 3 kilometres. More adventurous travel by auto rickshaw starts at 15 INR per kilometre.

Flight information London Heathrow - Kozhikode (Calicut)
Flight details London Heathrow - Kozhikode (Calicut)
  • Distance: 8111 km
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