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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)

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


Flight time from New Delhi to Washington, DC via Chicago, Il • DEL to DCA via ORD

Flight duration from Indira Gandhi International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport via Chicago O'hare International Airport, United States on Air India Limited flight is 22 hours 38 minutes

Air India Limited
DEL ➝ ORD ➝ DCA
Total flight duration
22 hours 38 minutes
DEL to ORD → 16 hours
ORD Stop 4 hours 45 minutes
ORD to DCA → 1 hour 53 minutes

Flight time from New Delhi to Washington, DC via Chicago, Il • DEL to DCA via ORD

Flight duration from Indira Gandhi International Airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport via Chicago O'hare International Airport, United States on Air India Limited flight is 23 hours 25 minutes

Air India Limited
DEL ➝ ORD ➝ DCA
Total flight duration
23 hours 25 minutes
DEL to ORD → 16 hours
ORD Stop 5 hours 45 minutes
ORD to DCA → 1 hour 40 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 - SCE State College, University Park Airport 24 hrs 28 mins1 Stop
DEL - MDT Harrisburg, PA, Harrisburg International Airport 19 hrs 45 mins1 Stop
DEL - AVP Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, PA, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport 23 hrs 24 mins1 Stop
DEL - PHL Philadelphia, Philadelphia International Airport 21 hrs 10 mins1 Stop
DEL - DCA Washington, DC, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport 18 hrs 33 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 :
01:53 PM, Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
New Delhi Timezone: +05:30
Current time in Washington, DC, United States :
03:23 AM, Tue, 27 Jan, 2015
Washington, DC Timezone: -05:00
New Delhi time is 10 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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