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Flight time from New Delhi to Washington, DC is 18 hours 33 minutes

One stop flight time from DEL to DCA via EWR is 18 hours 33 minutes (Operated by United Airlines)

More direct flights with stopover

How long does it take to fly from New Delhi to Washington, DC?

There are very few non-stop flights from New Delhi to Washington, DC. Therefore, you'll have to take connecting flights. In such cases, flight time depend on the stopover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Fastest one-stop flight between New Delhi and Washington, DC takes close to 19 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 42 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 1 hr to 24 hrs .

The nearest airport to New Delhi, is Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) and the nearest airport to Washington, DC, is Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

Find flights from New Delhi to cities and airports near Washington, DC

Distance from New Delhi to Washington, DC is approximately 12060 kilometers.


Flight time from New Delhi to Washington, DC via Zurich • DEL to IAD via ZRH

Flight duration from Indira Gandhi International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport via Zürich-Kloten Airport, Switzerland on Swiss International Air Lines flight is 23 hours 50 minutes

Swiss International Air Lines
DEL ➝ ZRH ➝ IAD
Total flight duration
23 hours 50 minutes
DEL to ZRH → 8 hours 50 minutes
ZRH Stop 5 hours 20 minutes
ZRH to IAD → 9 hours 40 minutes

Flight time from New Delhi to Washington, DC via New York • DEL to IAD via JFK

Flight duration from Indira Gandhi International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport via John F Kennedy International Airport, United States on Air India Limited flight is 31 hours 23 minutes

Air India Limited
DEL ➝ JFK ➝ IAD
Total flight duration
31 hours 23 minutes
DEL to JFK → 15 hours 30 minutes
JFK Stop 14 hours 25 minutes
JFK to IAD → 1 hour 28 minutes

Flight time from New Delhi, India to airports near Washington, DC, United States

Direct flight and one stop flight time from Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi to airports nearest to Washington, DC is given in the table below

JourneyDestination AirportsDurationStops
DEL - DCA Washington, DC, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport 18 hrs 33 mins1 Stop
DEL - ROA Roanoke, Roanoke Regional Airport 26 hrs 9 mins1 Stop
DEL - PIT Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh International Airport 18 hrs 55 mins1 Stop
DEL - RIC Richmond, VA, Richmond International Airport 21 hrs 8 mins1 Stop
DEL - BWI Baltimore, MD, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport 20 hrs 32 mins1 Stop

Airlines operating flights between New Delhi and Washington, DC

American Airlines

Air India Limited

Delta Air Lines

Jet Airways

United Airlines

New Delhi - Washington, DC Timezones & Time Difference

Current time in New Delhi, India :
07:46 PM, Tue, 5 May, 2015
New Delhi Timezone: +05:30
Current time in Washington, DC, United States :
10:16 AM, Tue, 5 May, 2015
Washington, DC Timezone: -04:00
New Delhi time is 9 hours 30 minutes ahead of Washington, DC

DEL to IAD Flight - New Delhi Airport to Washington, DC Airport Flight Route Map

Location of New Delhi Airport & Washington, DC Airport is given below. Click the map to view New Delhi to Washington, DC flight path and travel direction.

New Delhi - Lat: 28.5583, Long: 77.094   Washington, DC - Lat: 38.9534, Long: -77.4477

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