Cheap flights from Chennai to San Francisco

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The best prices from Chennai to San Francisco are usually found in October or December, booked 53 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chennai (MAA) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best MAA to SFO flight in 2021: compare Chennai to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
MAA - SFO
Price
₹ 80,205 - ₹ 101,925
SFO
Temperature
15 - 25 °C
SFO
Precipitation
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

August

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

October

Best time to find cheap flights, 10% potential price drop

Round-trip from

₹ 80,205

From Chennai to San Francisco

One-way from

₹ 42,854

One-way flight from Chennai to San Francisco

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Chennai to San Francisco?

Flying to your destination on a Thursday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to San Francisco. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 50 days in advance, which can save you up to 13% on flights from Chennai to San Francisco compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 50 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 ₹ 92,533. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from ₹ 103,540.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chennai to San Francisco?

Flights from Chennai to San Francisco lean towards being more expensive in August. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chennai to San Francisco in October, with the cheapest ticket starting at ₹ 68,684.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chennai to San Francisco (MAA - SFO)?

It’s optimal to fly from Chennai to San Francisco at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 17% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Chennai to San Francisco in September, October 2021

The best prices found for MAA to SFO flights in September, October
17 Oct - 28 Oct
₹ 64,134pp
MAA
Chennai
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
12 Oct - 23 Oct
₹ 64,721pp
MAA
Chennai
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
12 Oct - 25 Oct
₹ 64,795pp
MAA
Chennai
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai

Chennai to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Chennai found for this year
1 Dec - 8 Dec
₹ 62,300pp
MAA
Chennai
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
2 Nov - 25 Nov
₹ 62,373pp
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
30 Nov - 8 Dec
₹ 62,593pp
MAA
Chennai
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai

Last-minute flights from Chennai to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from Chennai, departing today and this week
25 Sep - 12 Jan
₹ 67,070pp
MAA
Chennai
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MAA
Chennai
23 Sep - 10 Jan
₹ 68,684pp
MAA
Chennai
Air India
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
23 Sep - 13 Jan
₹ 74,334pp
MAA
Chennai
Emirates
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai

One-way flights to San Francisco from Chennai

The cheapest one-way flights from Chennai to San Francisco
13:00 - 14:00
Air India
1 stop
37h 30m
MAA - SFO
Air India
₹ 42,854
EaseMyTrip
23:40 - 09:35
Qatar Airways
1 stop
22h 25m
MAA - SFO
Qatar Airways
₹ 43,074
qatarairways.com
22:15 - 18:15
Etihad Airways
2 stops
32h 30m
MAA - SFO
Etihad Airways
₹ 43,294
Bravofly

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Flight FAQs

From Chennai to San Francisco

Which airlines flying from Chennai to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Cathay Pacific, Emirates, and Air India flying from Chennai to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Chennai to San Francisco for under ₹ 62,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chennai to San Francisco for under ₹ 62,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just ₹ 62,300, but on average you can expect to pay ₹ 64,575.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chennai to San Francisco for under ₹ 67,100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chennai to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than ₹ 67,100.

How popular is this Chennai to San Francisco flight route?

Within the past month, 928 users have taken a look at flights from Chennai to San Francisco.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chennai to San Francisco return?

According to our current data, Air India (₹ 62,373), Qatar Airways (₹ 63,768), and Air Canada (₹ 64,355) offers the cheapest pricing from Chennai to San Francisco. Users have found that Air India is 29% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chennai to San Francisco one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Qatar Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as ₹ 35,076. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air India and Etihad Airways, as they are both options that can get you from Chennai to San Francisco for a low price.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Francisco, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Francisco from Chennai?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Chennai to San Francisco

Most visitors from Chennai will not be allowed to enter San Francisco.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chennai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Chennai are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Do I need a test to fly back to Chennai from San Francisco?

Returning to Chennai from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Chennai.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Chennai.

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Alternative routes for Chennai to San Francisco

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chennai to San Francisco.
Today's exchange rate
₹ 1 = $ 0.02
Average temperature for September in San Francisco
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in San Francisco
3.0 mm

Airports servicing Chennai

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 9 airlines flying from Chennai to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Chennai to San Francisco choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air France
₹ 797 ₹ 908 No cancel fee 77%
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ANA
₹ 1,046 ₹ 1,061 No cancel fee 80%
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Lufthansa
₹ 801 ₹ 1,098 No cancel fee 76%
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Air India
₹ 853 ₹ 1,106 No cancel fee N/A
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American Airlines
₹ 1,061 ₹ 1,178 No cancel fee 71%
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British Airways
₹ 1,022 ₹ 1,214 No cancel fee 70%
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Cathay Pacific
₹ 1,072 ₹ 1,231 No cancel fee 72%
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Singapore Airlines
₹ 991 ₹ 1,243 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
₹ 1,061 ₹ 1,248 No cancel fee 75%
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