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The best prices from San Francisco to Chennai are usually found in September or March, booked 21 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

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

SFO - MAA
Price
$930 - $1,567
MAA
Temperature
84.2 - 100.4 °F
MAA
Rainfall
0.6 - 14.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

€930

From San Francisco to Chennai

One-way from

€441

One-way flight from San Francisco to Chennai

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 round-trip from San Francisco to Chennai?

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 12% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 11% by booking at least 24 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 Francisco to Chennai within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,274.

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

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Chennai from San Francisco. Users have commonly found prices around $1,161 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $952. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco to Chennai in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 20% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Chennai in September, October 2020

The best prices found for SFO to MAA flights for September, October
25 Oct - 14 Nov
$741pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
15 Oct - 7 Nov
$744pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
16 Oct - 7 Nov
$746pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Chennai 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Chennai from San Francisco found for this year
25 Oct - 14 Nov
$741pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
15 Oct - 7 Nov
$744pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
16 Oct - 7 Nov
$746pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Chennai

Late deals on round-trip flights to Chennai from San Francisco, departing today and this week
7 Oct - 12 Nov
$746pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
8 Oct - 15 Oct
$747pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
7 Oct - 2 Dec
$752pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Chennai from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Chennai
6:00 am - 1:35 am
British Airways
2 Stops
31h 05m
SFO - MAA
British Airways
$441
StudentUniverse
6:30 am - 8:40 am
Air India
1 Stop
37h 40m
SFO - MAA
Air India
9:40 am - 6:10 am
Lufthansa
2 Stops
32h 00m
SFO - MAA
Lufthansa
$631
KAYAK

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Chennai

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Chennai due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Francisco and Chennai for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Chennai for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Chennai for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Cathay Pacific for just $726, but on average you can expect to pay $758.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Chennai for under $700 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from San Francisco to Chennai, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Chennai for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Chennai within the next 7 days for less than $800.

How popular is this flight route?

The San Francisco to Chennai flight path was viewed by 74 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Chennai?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in San Francisco is roughly less than Chennai. You can assume this to be the case over the next 3 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Chennai?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 100 °F on average in the month of May. The temperature in Chennai is typically hotter than in San Francisco. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Chennai?

Departing from San Francisco to Chennai will take you 20h 10m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Chennai round-trip?

According to our current data, Cathay Pacific ($726), Air India ($741), and Delta ($774) offers the cheapest pricing from San Francisco to Chennai. These flights start at 34% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

$441 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from British Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Lufthansa and Air India, with prices starting from $553 and $571, respectively.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Chennai

Destination information for Chennai

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Chennai
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₹74
Average temperature for September in Chennai
95.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Chennai
5.3 ″

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