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Cheap flights from California to Chennai from ₹ 34,122

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 23/4. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
LAX — MAA
23 Apr — 30 Apr1
1 adult
Tue 23/4
Tue 30/4

How far in advance should I book a flight from California to Chennai?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 27 days in advance, which can save you up to 12% on flights from California to Chennai compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 27 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at ₹ 107,385. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from ₹ 129,213.

What is the cheapest month to fly from California to Chennai?

September can be a great time to fly to Chennai from California with a flight ticket averaging about ₹ 107,099. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of September for as cheap as ₹ 80,706. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from California to Chennai (CA - MAA)?

When flying from California to Chennai, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap Emirates flights from California to Chennai

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Emirates for the route between California and Chennai. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 418,164 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Check out some of the cheapest Emirates flights we've come across from California to Chennai. Deals update often to give you more flight options matching your criteria
Mon 29/416:40LAX - MAA
1 stop22h 40mEmirates
Tue 28/522:00MAA - LAX
1 stop28h 45mEmirates
Deal found 18/4₹ 97,265
Wed 1/516:40LAX - MAA
1 stop27h 15mEmirates
Mon 20/522:00MAA - LAX
1 stop28h 45mEmirates
Deal found 16/4₹ 101,029
Sun 13/1016:40LAX - MAA
1 stop21h 30mEmirates
Fri 29/1103:30MAA - LAX
1 stop22h 45mEmirates
Deal found 17/4₹ 101,531
Thu 2/516:40LAX - MAA
1 stop21h 30mEmirates
Tue 21/522:00MAA - LAX
1 stop28h 45mEmirates
Deal found 16/4₹ 105,211
Tue 23/416:40LAX - MAA
1 stop27h 15mEmirates
Sun 28/409:50MAA - LAX
1 stop40h 55mEmirates
Deal found 17/4₹ 122,773
Tue 23/416:40LAX - MAA
1 stop27h 15mEmirates
Sun 28/422:00MAA - LAX
1 stop28h 45mEmirates
Deal found 16/4₹ 124,446

Cheap Lufthansa flights from California to Chennai

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Lufthansa for the route between California and Chennai. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 418,164 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Browse through some of the cheapest Lufthansa flights travelling from California to Chennai. Check back soon if you're not seeing flights that suit your needs.
Wed 24/408:25SFO - MAA
2 stops27h 15mLufthansa
Mon 27/501:50MAA - SFO
1 stop23h 20mLufthansa
Deal found 17/4₹ 86,309
Thu 9/513:45SFO - MAA
1 stop21h 55mLufthansa
Mon 13/501:50MAA - SFO
2 stops31h 38mLufthansa
Deal found 17/4₹ 91,244
Sun 28/423:03SFO - MAA
2 stops36h 37mLufthansa
Thu 6/601:50MAA - SFO
2 stops52h 22mLufthansa
Deal found 17/4₹ 91,746
Thu 16/513:30SFO - MAA
2 stops32h 45mLufthansa
Tue 21/501:50MAA - SFO
1 stop23h 20mLufthansa
Deal found 17/4₹ 92,331
Wed 8/521:05SFO - MAA
2 stops38h 35mLufthansa
Thu 6/601:50MAA - SFO
2 stops47h 38mLufthansa
Deal found 17/4₹ 93,000
Thu 25/408:20SFO - MAA
2 stops27h 20mLufthansa
Mon 13/501:50MAA - SFO
1 stop23h 20mLufthansa
Deal found 17/4₹ 94,087
Thu 25/413:45SFO - MAA
1 stop21h 55mLufthansa
Mon 13/501:50MAA - SFO
1 stop23h 20mLufthansa
Deal found 17/4₹ 95,342
Wed 24/413:45SFO - MAA
1 stop21h 55mLufthansa
Mon 27/501:50MAA - SFO
1 stop23h 20mLufthansa
Deal found 18/4₹ 100,276

Cheap California to Chennai flights in April & May 2024

Find cheap flight options from California to Chennai specifically for the months of April and May 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 418,164 searches. Prices were last updated on 18 April 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from California to Chennai in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Tue 23/421:00SFO - MAA
2 stops26h 35mMultiple Airlines
Sun 2/620:40MAA - SFO
2 stops36h 24mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/4₹ 68,579
Wed 24/413:00SFO - MAA
1 stop22h 45mCathay Pacific
Thu 2/501:40MAA - SFO
1 stop33h 10mCathay Pacific
Deal found 17/4₹ 68,663
Thu 25/401:15SFO - MAA
1 stop34h 30mCathay Pacific
Sat 11/501:40MAA - SFO
1 stop33h 10mCathay Pacific
Deal found 17/4₹ 69,332
Tue 30/400:15SFO - MAA
1 stop35h 30mCathay Pacific
Sat 25/501:40MAA - SFO
1 stop33h 10mCathay Pacific
Deal found 18/4₹ 70,837
Sun 21/400:15SFO - MAA
1 stop35h 30mCathay Pacific
Thu 2/501:40MAA - SFO
1 stop33h 10mCathay Pacific
Deal found 16/4₹ 71,172
Tue 23/400:15SFO - MAA
1 stop35h 30mCathay Pacific
Sat 4/501:40MAA - SFO
1 stop33h 10mCathay Pacific
Deal found 17/4₹ 71,339
Tue 23/410:30SFO - MAA
1 stop33h 45mAir India
Sun 2/610:10MAA - SFO
1 stop33h 20mAir India
Deal found 18/4₹ 74,935
Mon 22/410:30SFO - MAA
1 stop24h 35mAir India
Wed 22/513:20MAA - SFO
1 stop40h 40mAir India
Deal found 18/4₹ 75,270
Mon 22/410:30SFO - MAA
1 stop37h 45mAir India
Sat 1/607:55MAA - SFO
1 stop22h 35mAir India
Deal found 17/4₹ 76,608

California to Chennai 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between California and Chennai in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 418,164 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from California to Chennai in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Wed 28/810:30SFO - MAA
1 stop20h 10mAir India
Thu 19/911:10MAA - SFO
1 stop18h 50mAir India
Deal found 17/4₹ 68,245
Mon 23/906:30SFO - MAA
2 stops29h 10mAir Canada
Thu 10/1001:50MAA - SFO
2 stops26h 23mAir Canada
Deal found 17/4₹ 68,412
Tue 23/421:00SFO - MAA
2 stops26h 35mMultiple Airlines
Sun 2/620:40MAA - SFO
2 stops36h 24mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 18/4₹ 68,579
Thu 29/801:45SFO - MAA
1 stop34h 00mCathay Pacific
Sat 7/901:40MAA - SFO
1 stop22h 50mCathay Pacific
Deal found 17/4₹ 68,663
Thu 25/401:15SFO - MAA
1 stop34h 30mCathay Pacific
Sat 11/501:40MAA - SFO
1 stop33h 10mCathay Pacific
Deal found 17/4₹ 69,332
Thu 29/810:30SFO - MAA
1 stop20h 10mAir India
Mon 23/907:55MAA - SFO
1 stop22h 35mAir India
Deal found 17/4₹ 69,917
Wed 21/810:30SFO - MAA
1 stop24h 35mAir India
Fri 20/915:25MAA - SFO
1 stop39h 05mAir India
Deal found 18/4₹ 70,168
Tue 30/400:15SFO - MAA
1 stop35h 30mCathay Pacific
Sat 25/501:40MAA - SFO
1 stop33h 10mCathay Pacific
Deal found 18/4₹ 70,837
Sun 21/400:15SFO - MAA
1 stop35h 30mCathay Pacific
Thu 2/501:40MAA - SFO
1 stop33h 10mCathay Pacific
Deal found 16/4₹ 71,172

California to Chennai flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from California to Chennai for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 418,164 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
Consider one of these great deals we found on last-minute flights from California to Chennai. Users should examine the flight details to ensure there are no surprises.
Wed 24/416:10SFO - MAA
1 stop22h 10mQatar Airways
Tue 28/504:20MAA - SFO
1 stop22h 00mQatar Airways
Deal found 17/4₹ 81,960
Wed 24/416:10SFO - MAA
1 stop22h 10mQatar Airways
Wed 22/504:05MAA - SFO
1 stop22h 15mQatar Airways
Deal found 16/4₹ 82,044
Wed 24/420:30SFO - MAA
1 stop27h 05mAir India
Tue 25/607:55MAA - SFO
1 stop22h 35mAir India
Deal found 16/4₹ 82,211
Tue 23/421:00SFO - MAA
2 stops25h 05mAir India
Tue 21/510:10MAA - SFO
1 stop20h 40mAir India
Deal found 16/4₹ 82,546
Tue 23/422:00SFO - MAA
1 stop22h 15mAir India
Fri 24/520:40MAA - SFO
1 stop22h 50mAir India
Deal found 16/4₹ 83,884
Thu 25/422:00SFO - MAA
1 stop22h 15mAir India
Wed 22/520:40MAA - SFO
1 stop22h 50mAir India
Deal found 16/4₹ 84,135
Wed 24/413:00SFO - MAA
1 stop22h 45mMultiple Airlines
Thu 9/501:40MAA - SFO
2 stops42h 52mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4₹ 84,302
Wed 24/406:00LAX - MAA
2 stops34h 45mAmerican Airlines
Wed 1/515:00MAA - LAX
2 stops46h 06mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/4₹ 85,222
Wed 24/420:30SFO - MAA
1 stop32h 25mAir India
Wed 22/518:30MAA - SFO
2 stops35h 30mAir India
Deal found 16/4₹ 85,389

One-way flights to Chennai from California

Search for one-way flight options from California to Chennai. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 418,164 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from California to Chennai, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. Those seeking round-trip flights from California to Chennai should utilise the search form at the top of the page.
Tue 23/421:00SFO - MAA
1 stop26h 35mAir India
Deal found 17/4₹ 34,122
Mon 22/410:30SFO - MAA
2 stops42h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4₹ 35,544
Mon 22/421:00SFO - MAA
1 stop32h 05mAir India
Deal found 17/4₹ 35,628
Wed 24/420:30SFO - MAA
1 stop23h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4₹ 35,711
Tue 23/422:00SFO - MAA
2 stops43h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4₹ 35,795
Wed 8/513:00SFO - MAA
1 stop22h 45mCathay Pacific
Deal found 17/4₹ 36,130
Sun 21/400:15SFO - MAA
1 stop35h 30mCathay Pacific
Deal found 17/4₹ 36,297
Wed 24/410:30SFO - MAA
2 stops33h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4₹ 37,468
Thu 25/422:00SFO - MAA
2 stops43h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/4₹ 37,719

Find flights from California to Chennai within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from California to Chennai that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 418,164 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.

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₹ 80,037 - ₹ 97,265

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Los AngelesChennai

LAX - MAA

LAXMAA

Los Angeles

Tue 10/9

1 stop45h 10m

Chennai

Wed 9/10

1 stop34h 55m

₹ 80,037

San FranciscoChennai

SFO - MAA

SFOMAA

San Francisco

Wed 1/5

1 stop28h 30m

Chennai

Tue 28/5

1 stop22h 15m

₹ 81,291

San FranciscoChennai

SFO - MAA

SFOMAA

San Francisco

Tue 30/4

1 stop20h 10m

Chennai

Tue 18/6

1 stop20h 40m

₹ 82,211

Los AngelesChennai

LAX - MAA

LAXMAA

Los Angeles

Fri 16/8

1 stop22h 30m

Chennai

Thu 29/8

1 stop22h 00m

₹ 82,462

San FranciscoChennai

SFO - MAA

SFOMAA

San Francisco

Mon 22/4

1 stop20h 25m

Chennai

Thu 2/5

2 stops45h 30m

₹ 84,051

San FranciscoChennai

SFO - MAA

SFOMAA

San Francisco

Wed 24/4

2 stops39h 00m

Chennai

Mon 27/5

2 stops33h 35m

₹ 88,484

San FranciscoChennai

SFO - MAA

SFOMAA

San Francisco

Thu 9/5

1 stop21h 55m

Chennai

Mon 13/5

2 stops31h 38m

₹ 91,244

San FranciscoChennai

SFO - MAA

SFOMAA

San Francisco

Thu 25/4

2 stops30h 15m

Chennai

Fri 24/5

1 stop44h 10m

₹ 94,673

Los AngelesChennai

LAX - MAA

LAXMAA

Los Angeles

Mon 29/4

1 stop22h 40m

Chennai

Tue 28/5

1 stop28h 45m

₹ 97,265

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Deals found on 17/4

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Reviews of airlines servicing Chennai

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Chennai. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Chennai. Reviews last updated 18 April 2024.
To help decide which airline to fly from California to Chennai, see what other customers have to say about Emirates, Lufthansa and American Airlines. Users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
1,481 reviews

Comfort

8.2

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

It was good, the biggest reason I chose Japan Airlines was the fact that if you have trouble with English or Japanese they can accommodate both to make sure that you have all the correct information you need to start your journey on the right foot.

8.3
Very Good
1,481 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,481 reviews

Comfort

8.2

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

It was good, the biggest reason I chose Japan Airlines was the fact that if you have trouble with English or Japanese they can accommodate both to make sure that you have all the correct information you need to start your journey on the right foot.

8.3
Very Good
1,491 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,481 reviews

Comfort

8.2

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

It was good, the biggest reason I chose Japan Airlines was the fact that if you have trouble with English or Japanese they can accommodate both to make sure that you have all the correct information you need to start your journey on the right foot.

8.1
Very Good
4,091 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,481 reviews

Comfort

8.2

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

It was good, the biggest reason I chose Japan Airlines was the fact that if you have trouble with English or Japanese they can accommodate both to make sure that you have all the correct information you need to start your journey on the right foot.

7.8
Good
2,095 reviews
8.3
Very Good
1,481 reviews

Comfort

8.2

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

It was good, the biggest reason I chose Japan Airlines was the fact that if you have trouble with English or Japanese they can accommodate both to make sure that you have all the correct information you need to start your journey on the right foot.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from California to Chennai. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Chennai from California?

    Most people fly into Chennai (MAA) if they book a flight to Chennai from California. Chennai is conveniently located just 16.5 km from Chennai’s city centre.

  • Can I find flights from California to Chennai for under ₹ 80,100 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Chennai for under ₹ 80,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Singapore Airlines for just ₹ 80,037, but on average you can expect to pay ₹ 82,128.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from California to Chennai for under ₹ 82,000?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than ₹ 82,000.

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from California to Chennai one-way

    One-way options have recently been found by users for as little as ₹ 34,122 on Air India Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Cathay Pacific from ₹ 36,130 and Etihad Airways from ₹ 41,733 one-way.

  • What are the most popular routes from California to Chennai?

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from California to Chennai?

  • What does LAX to MAA mean?

    LAX stands for Los Angeles Airport, while MAA stands for Chennai Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry. San Francisco Airport (SFO), San Diego Airport (SAN), Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (SNA), San Jose Airport (SJC), Sacramento Intl Airport (SMF) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

  • Can I find deals for flights from California to Chennai that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your California to Chennai flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from California to Chennai with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter California to Chennai flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from California to Chennai that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on California to Chennai flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from California to Chennai?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from California to Chennai.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from California to Chennai?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from California to Chennai by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from California to Chennai that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from California to Chennai offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from California to Chennai?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on California to Chennai flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the California to Chennai flight deals updated?

    The California to Chennai flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 18/4.

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Top 6 airlines flying from California to Chennai

Discover the top 6 airlines that operate flights from California to Chennai. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 418,164 searches. Data last updated 18 April 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Air IndiaCheapest₹ 54,413Average₹ 107,724FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest₹ 86,284Average₹ 141,399FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%
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LufthansaCheapest₹ 86,875Average₹ 113,725FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%
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Qatar AirwaysCheapest₹ 87,621Average₹ 127,277FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
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EmiratesCheapest₹ 88,648Average₹ 124,118FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
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American AirlinesCheapest₹ 170,424Average₹ 186,552FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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