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 Sunday and return on a Thursday

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 2022: 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
Rainfall
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

$451

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.
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 in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 11% versus a flight at noon.

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 9%.

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 December

Cheap flights from San Francisco to New Delhi in May, June 2022

The best prices found for SFO to DEL flights for May, June
31 May - 19 Jul
$698pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
31 May - 19 Jul
$702pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
31 May - 19 Jul
$719pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to New Delhi 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Delhi from San Francisco found for this year
12 Nov - 7 Dec
$651pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
20 Sep - 7 Oct
$653pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
10 Oct - 9 Nov
$665pp
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to New Delhi from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to New Delhi direct flight deals
13 Oct - 11 Nov
$803pp
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
25 Sep - 29 Oct
$808pp
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
8 Oct - 15 Oct
$823pp
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
31 May - 19 Jul
$698pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
31 May - 19 Jul
$702pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
31 May - 19 Jul
$719pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Indira Gandhi Intl from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to New Delhi
4:25 pm - 6:35 pm
Air France
1 Stop
37h 40m
SFO - DEL
Air France
2:00 am - 1:40 am
Singapore Airlines
3 Stops
35h 10m
SFO - DEL
Singapore Airlines
$461
Fareboom
9:05 am - 10:05 pm
KLM
2 Stops
24h 30m
SFO - DEL
KLM
$519
KLM

Related info for your journey

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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 45m 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 $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to New Delhi for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $651, but on average you can expect to pay $703.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to New Delhi for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to New Delhi under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to New Delhi is less than $853.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to New Delhi for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to New Delhi within the next 7 days for less than $700.

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 810 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 American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to New Delhi, with prices starting at $651. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Delta and KLM, with the lowest prices starting at $699 and $703, respectively. American Airlines is 29% 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 $431. Users have also found prices from $436 and $440 on Singapore Airlines and Air France, respectively.

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.

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

While on average a flight from San Francisco to New Delhi is generally $2,765, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $15. When looking at the most popular route, (San Francisco - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl), you can expect to pay $725 for that flight.

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.

How busy are the airports in San Francisco and Delhi?

There are a number of flights that provide passengers with service from San Francisco to Delhi, located in the central northern part of India. Any flights that depart for this route will leave from the busy transportation hub of San Francisco International Airport (SFO) or from the nearby Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC), located just to the south of SFO. SFO is just a short distance from the center of San Francisco, while SJC is about an hour’s journey. Flights from either of these airports will land at Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), which is considered one of the busiest airports in the world. Once in India, passengers will find that the center of Delhi is just a few miles from DEL.

Which airlines fly directly from San Francisco to Delhi?

There are a broad range of airlines that offer flights from San Francisco to Delhi. However, there are only two airlines that will support the journey half way around the world without any layovers. These non-stop flight options are available from Air India and United Airlines. These non-stop flights will run from 15h 25min to around 15h 55min.

What are the layover options between San Francisco and Delhi?

There are a broad range of flights that provide service to Delhi from San Francisco, and while a small number of them are direct service options, a majority of the flights that make the trip will include either one or two transfers before landing at their final destination. Typically, the single-layover flight options will stop at a giant international travel hub in North America, like Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), which serves the Greater New York City area, or at a busy transportation hub in Europe, like Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London, England. Alternatively, flights that have two stops may land at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG), or some other US and European city combination. These flights from San Francisco to Delhi can range from about 19h 25min to 61h 23min; however, they are often less expensive than non-stop flights.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from San Francisco to Delhi?

All travellers intending to visit Delhi from the United States will need to have a valid passport. The passport will need to be valid for at least six months beyond the dates of travel and have at least two blank pages for stamps. A visa is also required for flights from San Francisco to Delhi. Electronic visas are acceptable for tourist visits that do not exceed 60 days.

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 need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine 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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 = ₹77
Average temperature for May in New Delhi
104.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in New Delhi
1.6 ″

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
Juneyao Airlines
$9 $16 No cancel fee 66%

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

SWISS
$392 $1,039 No cancel fee 79%
ANA
$569 $1,371 No cancel fee 80%
KLM
$608 $946 No cancel fee 75%
Philippine Airlines
$610 $704 No cancel fee 60%
Vistara
$611 $740 No cancel fee N/A
Singapore Airlines
$618 $961 No cancel fee 81%
Japan Airlines
$630 $991 No cancel fee 79%

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

Air France
$672 $848 No cancel fee 77%
British Airways
$678 $866 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.
Morning 6 AM to noon 92% of SFO to DEL departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 7% 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
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
1 daily flight
Saturday
1 daily flight
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