Flights from London Heathrow to Kozhikode (Calicut)

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from London Heathrow to Kozhikode (Calicut)

Favourite airline: Air India
The majority of passengers on the route London Heathrow – Kozhikode (Calicut) prefer to fly with Air India.
Air India
61 %
Gulf Air
14 %
Etihad Airways
10 %
Tip: book 3 months before departure
Save up to 46 % by booking flights 3 months before departure.
102 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Thursday
Flight tickets are cheapest on Thursday when flights cost up to 25 % less.
Favourite connection: via Delhi and Mumbai
Stopover flights on this route are especially popular via Delhi and Mumbai, making up 37 % of bookings.
2 stopovers Delhi Indira Gandhi Mumbai (Bombay)
28h 00min, from £489
37 %
1 stopover Mumbai (Bombay)
16h 15min, from £520
30 %
1 stopover Bahrain
26h 05min, from £667
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)

Outbound and return from £488.53
Distance 8111 km
Departure airport London Heathrow (LHR)
Arrival airport Kozhikode (Calicut) (CCJ)
Destination country India
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