Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to New Delhi (DEL)

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The best prices from San Francisco to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl are usually found in September or April, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to New Delhi (DEL)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to DEL flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to New Delhi flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Delhi.
SFO - DEL
Price
$788 - $1,315
DEL
Temperature
57.2 - 93.2 °F
DEL
Precipitation
0.3 - 9.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 29% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$788

From San Francisco to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

One-way from

$453

One-way flight from San Francisco to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

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 New Delhi?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 18%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to New Delhi (SFO - DEL)?

When flying from San Francisco to New Delhi, 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 14% versus a flight in the evening.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 59 days in advance, which can save you up to 18% on flights from San Francisco to New Delhi compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 59 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 $1,046. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,134.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to New Delhi?

September is one of the best times of the year to fly to New Delhi from San Francisco. Prices for September average $928 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $581. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a September flight can save you 41% on your journey compared to booking in September

Cheap flights from San Francisco to New Delhi in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SFO to DEL flights for October, November
13 Nov - 29 Apr
$767pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
15 Nov - 30 Apr
$768pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
29 Nov - 21 Apr
$786pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to New Delhi 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Delhi from San Francisco found for this year
1 Dec - 22 Mar
$762pp
SFO
San Francisco
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 Nov - 29 Apr
$767pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
15 Nov - 30 Apr
$768pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to New Delhi from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to New Delhi direct flight deals
13 Feb - 12 Mar
$599pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
Non-Stop
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Air India
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
22 Jan - 17 Feb
$601pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
3 Apr - 3 May
$603pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
Non-Stop
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Air India
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to New Delhi

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Delhi from San Francisco, departing today and this week
3 Nov - 9 Dec
$813pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Nov - 26 Mar
$817pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Nov - 1 Feb
$828pp
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Indira Gandhi Intl from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to New Delhi
1:00 am - 9:05 pm
Delta
2 Stops
30h 35m
SFO - DEL
Delta
$453
Delta
7:35 pm - 3:30 pm
American Airlines
2 Stops
30h 25m
SFO - DEL
American Airlines
1:15 pm - 12:25 am
Turkish Airlines
1 Stop
21h 40m
SFO - DEL
Turkish Airlines
$464
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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to New Delhi

What airports do I use to fly from San Francisco to New Delhi?

If you wish to fly to New Delhi from San Francisco, then you need to book flights from San Francisco to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl. There is 1 flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Indira Gandhi Intl (DEL) per day to choose from. Flights to New Delhi from San Francisco are available from 30 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 15h 25m is how long a nonstop flight from San Francisco to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl typically takes.

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air India, China Eastern, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air India with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to New Delhi for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to New Delhi for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air India for just $599, but on average you can expect to pay $618.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to New Delhi for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to New Delhi under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to New Delhi is less than $657.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to New Delhi for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to New Delhi within the next 7 days for less than $900.

How popular is this San Francisco to New Delhi flight route?

This flight path from San Francisco to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl was viewed by 1,464 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Flying on Air India is currently your cheapest option to New Delhi, with prices starting at $599. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by United Airlines and Lufthansa, with the lowest prices starting at $601 and $622, respectively. Air India is 35% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Delta. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $432. Users have also found prices from $436 and $445 on Air France and American Airlines, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to New Delhi?

While on average a flight from San Francisco to New Delhi is generally $2,411, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $383. When looking at the most popular route, (San Francisco - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl), you can expect to pay $619 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to New Delhi?

Before booking your flight from San Francisco to New Delhi check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, Jet Airways or American Airlines.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Delhi?

The flight from San Francisco to Delhi lasts a minimum of 16 hours. To stay comfortable on the flight, pack extra water and comfortable clothes so you can arrive hydrated and rested.

Which airlines operate flights from San Francisco to Delhi?

Only one airline makes the long-haul trip between San Francisco and Delhi: Air India. Flights between the two cities use a Boeing 777?200LR aircraft, which features first, business and economy seating.

How frequent are flights between San Francisco to Delhi?

Air India flies direct from San Francisco to Delhi 6 times per week. You can select from one flight per day, every day of the week except Tuesdays.

Which airports serve San Francisco to Delhi?

Your flight to Delhi will leave from the San Francisco International Airport. Getting to SFO is a breeze, thanks to convenient connections on the BART rapid rail, Caltrain commuter rail and SamTrans buses. In India, you'll land at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport. This modern facility makes it easy to get into the city by taxi, subway or bus.

Which direct flight route between San Francisco to Delhi is cheapest?

Since Air India offers the only nonstop flight to Delhi from San Francisco, they automatically have the cheapest price. However, prices can change based on the day of the week and how far in advance you book, so you can get a great deal by comparing departure dates on Cheapflights. With its enormous size, Delhi would take years to explore in full. On your trip from San Francisco, get an overview of the city with a trip on the hop on hop off bus, which is designed specifically for tourists. Then, visit the Jama Masjid mosque, and join the locals as they relax on the steps. For a glimpse at modern Hindu architecture, check out the stunning Akshardham Temple. If you're a cooking enthusiast, don't miss the spice market in Khari Baoli, where you can purchase familiar and exotic ingredients. At sunset, head for the 17th century Red Fort, which glows beautifully in the fading light. Take the hassle out of planning a trip to Delhi with the Cheapflights smart search engine. Enter the date you want to depart San Francisco, and find the best possible prices.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for New Delhi, India

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

Most visitors from San Francisco will not be allowed to enter New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl.

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

Returning to San Francisco from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Alternative routes for San Francisco to New Delhi

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

Destination information for New Delhi

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to New Delhi.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₹75
Flight duration from SFO to DEL
15h 57m
Average temperature for October in New Delhi
91.4 °F
Avg rainfall for October in New Delhi
0.5 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing New Delhi

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to New Delhi 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
Philippine Airlines
$610 $704 No cancel fee 60%
KLM
$648 $987 No cancel fee 75%
Finnair
$653 $1,274 No cancel fee 76%
Delta
$659 $914 No cancel fee N/A
Air France
$704 $891 No cancel fee 77%
Jet Airways
$717 $916 No cancel fee 74%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Jet Airways. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Singapore Airlines
$726 $979 No cancel fee 81%
SWISS
$727 $943 No cancel fee 79%
Korean Air
$735 $875 No cancel fee 81%
China Airlines
$735 $996 No cancel fee 70%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to New Delhi

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards New Delhi.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 63% of SFO to DEL departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 36% of SFO to DEL departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SFO to DEL departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 0% of SFO to DEL departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco to New Delhi
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to New Delhi.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
1 daily flight
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