Cheap flights from Sacramento (SMF) to Chennai (MAA) from $1,243

This is the cheapest round-trip flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 9/17. 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.
SMF — MAA
Jun 25 — Jul 21

Cheap flight deals from Sacramento to Chennai

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Sacramento (SMF) to Chennai (MAA). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated June 20, 2024.

Popular in

July

Cheapest in

March

Average price

$2,039

Round-trip from

$991
High demand for flights, 32% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 28% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in June 2024
From Sacramento Intl to Chennai

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Sacramento to Chennai?

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

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Sacramento to Chennai, book at least 33 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 12% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,179 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,340.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, September can be a great choice for travel to Chennai. Flights to Chennai from Sacramento in September are about $1,288 on average during September, but can be found for as low as $623.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from SMF to MAA?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Sacramento to Chennai is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 33% on airfare.

Cheap Sacramento to Chennai flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Sacramento to Chennai specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Prices were last updated on June 20, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Sacramento to Chennai in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Mon 6/248:00 amSMF - MAA
2 stops38h 15mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/174:55 pmMAA - SMF
2 stops40h 54mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/20$2,113
Mon 6/248:00 amSMF - MAA
2 stops36h 15mMultiple Airlines
Tue 7/161:50 amMAA - SMF
2 stops32h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/20$2,240
Mon 6/2410:00 amSMF - MAA
3 stops47h 30mSingapore Airlines
Wed 7/1711:30 amMAA - SMF
2 stops47h 00mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 6/20$2,562
Mon 6/2410:00 amSMF - MAA
3 stops47h 30mSingapore Airlines
Wed 7/1711:15 pmMAA - SMF
3 stops35h 15mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 6/20$2,565
Mon 6/2410:50 amSMF - MAA
3 stops33h 35mLufthansa
Tue 7/161:50 amMAA - SMF
2 stops31h 38mLufthansa
Deal found 6/20$3,777

Sacramento to Chennai 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Sacramento and Chennai in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Sacramento to Chennai in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Tue 9/1711:38 pmSMF - MAA
2 stops38h 42mEtihad Airways
Thu 10/249:45 pmMAA - SMF
2 stops36h 57mEtihad Airways
Deal found 6/20$1,243
Tue 9/172:05 pmSMF - MAA
Nonstop44h 05mUndisclosed Carrier
Thu 10/247:40 amMAA - SMF
Nonstop38h 14mUndisclosed Carrier
Deal found 6/20$1,279
Tue 9/1710:45 amSMF - MAA
3 stops32h 05mLufthansa
Thu 10/249:15 pmMAA - SMF
3 stops32h 31mLufthansa
Deal found 6/20$1,464
Tue 9/176:00 amSMF - MAA
3 stops40h 15mAir Canada
Thu 10/245:10 pmMAA - SMF
2 stops40h 32mAir Canada
Deal found 6/20$1,473
Sat 8/179:30 pmSMF - MAA
2 stops47h 05mQatar Airways
Sun 8/259:30 pmMAA - SMF
2 stops26h 06mQatar Airways
Deal found 6/19$1,529
Sun 8/1811:17 pmSMF - MAA
2 stops45h 18mQatar Airways
Sun 8/259:30 pmMAA - SMF
2 stops26h 06mQatar Airways
Deal found 6/19$1,545
Wed 8/217:00 amSMF - MAA
2 stops28h 40mLufthansa
Tue 8/271:50 amMAA - SMF
2 stops32h 40mLufthansa
Deal found 6/19$1,571
Sun 8/1810:20 amSMF - MAA
Nonstop32h 30mUndisclosed Carrier
Sun 8/259:15 pmMAA - SMF
Nonstop37h 51mUndisclosed Carrier
Deal found 6/19$1,603
Mon 8/1911:22 amSMF - MAA
2 stops27h 38mBritish Airways
Wed 8/285:35 amMAA - SMF
2 stops29h 44mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/19$1,612

Find flights from Sacramento to Chennai within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Sacramento 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 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$1,529 - $1,856

Route

Depart

Return

Price

Sacramento IntlChennai

SMF - MAA

SMFMAA

Sacramento Intl

Sat 8/17

2 stops47h 05m

Chennai

Sun 8/25

2 stops26h 06m

$1,529

Sacramento IntlChennai

SMF - MAA

SMFMAA

Sacramento Intl

Sun 8/18

2 stops45h 18m

Chennai

Sun 8/25

2 stops26h 06m

$1,545

Sacramento IntlChennai

SMF - MAA

SMFMAA

Sacramento Intl

Wed 8/21

2 stops28h 40m

Chennai

Tue 8/27

2 stops32h 40m

$1,571

Sacramento IntlChennai

SMF - MAA

SMFMAA

Sacramento Intl

Sun 8/18

Nonstop32h 30m

Chennai

Sun 8/25

Nonstop37h 51m

$1,603

Sacramento IntlChennai

SMF - MAA

SMFMAA

Sacramento Intl

Mon 8/19

2 stops27h 38m

Chennai

Wed 8/28

2 stops29h 44m

$1,612

Sacramento IntlChennai

SMF - MAA

SMFMAA

Sacramento Intl

Tue 8/20

2 stops38h 10m

Chennai

Mon 8/26

2 stops47h 00m

$1,628

Sacramento IntlChennai

SMF - MAA

SMFMAA

Sacramento Intl

Wed 8/21

2 stops28h 40m

Chennai

Sat 8/24

2 stops33h 16m

$1,656

Sacramento IntlChennai

SMF - MAA

SMFMAA

Sacramento Intl

Tue 8/20

2 stops38h 10m

Chennai

Fri 8/23

2 stops47h 00m

$1,678

Sacramento IntlChennai

SMF - MAA

SMFMAA

Sacramento Intl

Fri 8/16

2 stops25h 20m

Chennai

Sat 8/24

2 stops31h 20m

$1,856

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 6/19

What is the cheapest day to fly from Sacramento to Chennai?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Sacramento to Chennai. Price data was last updated on June 16, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Sacramento to Chennai flight should consider departing on Thursday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday at noon flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Temperature and rainfall in Chennai by month

Plan your trip to Chennai by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

MAA

Temperature

77 - 91.4 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Chennai, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, May is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 91.4 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 77.0 F).

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 June 20, 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with Qatar Airways, Lufthansa and British Airways from Sacramento to Chennai have to say. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very good
1,400 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

8.1

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

8.3
Very good
1,400 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,400 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

8.1

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

7.7
Good
4,267 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,400 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

8.1

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

7.0
Good
7,126 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,400 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

8.1

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

6.9
Okay
7,436 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,400 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

8.1

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

6.8
Okay
6,719 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,400 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.7

Entertainment

8.1

Food

7.8

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

They changed my flight but didn't notify the other carrier. I can't do online check-in and had to wait 30 min to get it all sort out at the counter.

Related info for your journey

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  • Can I find flights from Sacramento to Chennai for under $1,600 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Chennai for under $1,600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $1,529, but on average you can expect to pay $1,665.

  • Are there nonstop flights from Sacramento to Chennai for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has at least 2 direct flights from Sacramento to Chennai under $1,300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento to Chennai is less than $1,441.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Sacramento to Chennai round-trip?

    Qatar Airways, at $1,529, was found to be the cheapest airline from Sacramento to Chennai.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Lufthansa and Undisclosed Carrier. You may be able to fly from Sacramento to Chennai for 14% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

  • What does SMF to MAA mean?

    SMF and MAA are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. SMF to MAA refers to a flight route from Sacramento Intl Airport to Chennai Airport.

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

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Sacramento 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 Sacramento to Chennai with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Sacramento 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 Sacramento to Chennai that include hotel bookings?

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

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

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

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

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Sacramento 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 Sacramento to Chennai that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Sacramento 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 Sacramento to Chennai?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Sacramento 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 Sacramento to Chennai flight deals updated?

    The Sacramento to Chennai flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/20.

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

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Sacramento to Chennai?

    Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Sacramento to Chennai (average of $991). Flying from Sacramento to Chennai in June is currently the most expensive (average of $1,678). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 3 airlines flying from Sacramento to Chennai

Discover the top 3 airlines that operate flights from Sacramento 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 3,256,981 searches. Data last updated June 20, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
EmiratesCheapest$1,369Average$1,369FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
Qatar AirwaysCheapest$1,458Average$1,937FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
British AirwaysCheapest$1,665Average$2,129FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%

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