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Cheap flights from San Diego (SAN) to Chennai (MAA)

The best prices from San Diego to Chennai are usually found in February or September, booked 43 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Sunday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from San Diego to Chennai

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to MAA flight in 2022: compare San Diego to Chennai flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Chennai.

SAN - MAA

Price

$1,052 - $1,661

MAA

Temperature

77 - 91.4 °F

MAA

Precipitation

0.4 - 13 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,052

From San Diego to Chennai

One-way from

$555

One-way flight from San Diego to Chennai

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

Users have found that flying from San Diego to Chennai on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 7% by booking at least 44 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from San Diego to Chennai within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,146.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Chennai from San Diego average $1,228. You can even find prices in February for less than $1,228, as users have found deals to Chennai from as low as $986. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Chennai from San Diego. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 35%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Chennai (SAN - MAA)?

When flying from San Diego to Chennai, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 19% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Chennai in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SAN to MAA flights for January, February
Feb 3 - Feb 20
SAN

San Diego

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

31h 40m
MAA

Chennai

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

36h 01m
$1,030

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

Feb 13 - Mar 1
SAN

San Diego

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

28h 30m
MAA

Chennai

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

36h 01m
$1,052

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

Feb 3 - Feb 18
SAN

San Diego

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

28h 30m
MAA

Chennai

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

36h 01m
$1,065

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

San Diego to Chennai 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from San Diego found for this year
Apr 6 - Apr 26
SAN

San Diego

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

25h 55m
MAA

Chennai

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

31h 43m
$885

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

Apr 6 - Apr 26
SAN

San Diego

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

25h 55m
MAA

Chennai

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

31h 43m
$894

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 24/1/22

Mar 3 - Mar 15
SAN

San Diego

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

30h 40m
MAA

Chennai

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

39h 31m
$896

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

Last minute flights from San Diego to Chennai

Late deals on return flights to Chennai from San Diego, departing today and this week
Feb 3 - Feb 20
SAN

San Diego

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

31h 40m
MAA

Chennai

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

36h 01m
$1,030

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

Feb 3 - Feb 18
SAN

San Diego

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

28h 30m
MAA

Chennai

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

36h 01m
$1,065

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

Feb 6 - Feb 20
SAN

San Diego

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

28h 30m
MAA

Chennai

SAN

San Diego

2 stops

36h 01m
$1,075

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 26/1/22

One-way flights to Chennai from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Chennai
Mar 4
SAN

San Diego

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

38h 27m
$555

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

Mar 1
SAN

San Diego

MAA

Chennai

2 stops

32h 57m
$583

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

Mar 1
SAN

San Diego

MAA

Chennai

3 stops

36h 00m
$595

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 25/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Diego to Chennai flights.

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

Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, and Lufthansa are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Diego to Chennai for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Chennai for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $885, but on average you can expect to pay $943.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Chennai for under $1,100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from San Diego to Chennai round-trip?

According to our current data, Lufthansa ($1,013), offers the cheapest pricing from San Diego to Chennai. Lufthansa is priced at 17% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Diego to Chennai?

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from San Diego to Chennai.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Chennai?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $654. While the most popular route (San Diego - Chennai) can be booked for $906 on average our data indicates $1,659 when flying from San Diego to Chennai.

Can I fly to Chennai from San Diego right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Diego to Chennai

Most visitors from San Diego need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Chennai.

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

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

Can I fly back to San Diego from Chennai?

Returning to San Diego from Chennai

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Chennai must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Diego.

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

Alternative routes for San Diego to Chennai

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

Top 8 airlines flying from San Diego to Chennai

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego to Chennai choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$816
Average$1,179
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$836
Average$1,354
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Singapore Airlines
Cheapest$883
Average$1,033
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$950
Average$1,325
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$1,006
Average$1,367
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
Cheapest$1,035
Average$1,562
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
Cheapest$1,087
Average$1,779
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
Cheapest$1,091
Average$1,933
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety