Cheap flights from California (CA) to India

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to India

All the information you need to plan the best null to DEL flight in 2021: compare California to India flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in India.
How far in advance should I book a flight from California to India?

To save up to 32% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 31 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from California to India from $1,127 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,352 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from California to India?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to India. Flights to India from California in February are about $997 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $625.

Cheap flights from California to India in May, June 2021

The best prices found for California to India flights for May, June
19 May - 1 Jun
$607pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
19 May - 18 Jun
$625pp
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
29 May - 22 Jul
$629pp
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

California to India 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to India from California found for this year
8 Sep - 21 Sep
$605pp
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
19 May - 1 Jun
$607pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
 
1 STOP
MAA
Chennai
MAA
Chennai
Air India
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
4 Dec - 13 Jan
$618pp
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 India from California

Save time with California to India direct flight deals
8 Sep - 21 Sep
$605pp
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
20 Sep - 16 Oct
$621pp
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
7 Oct - 26 Oct
$625pp
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 California to India

Late deals on round-trip flights to India from California, departing today and this week
22 May - 19 Jun
$625pp
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
25 May - 6 Jul
$629pp
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
23 May - 18 Jun
$635pp
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

One-way flights to India from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to India
6:45 am - 10:55 pm
Air Canada
2 Stops
27h 40m
SFO - DEL
Air Canada
$417
Travel2Be
12:00 pm - 9:55 pm
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
21h 25m
LAX - DEL
Qatar Airways
$418
Travelgenio
2:10 am - 9:55 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
31h 15m
LAX - DEL
Multiple Airlines
$422
Travelgenio

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Flight FAQs

From California to India

Are flight prices decreasing from California to India 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 California and India 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from California to India to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from California to India. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from California to India have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from California to India that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Cathay Pacific, Air India, and China Eastern. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from California to India for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to India for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air India for just $605, but on average you can expect to pay $626.

Are there nonstop flights from California to India for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to India under $700. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to India is less than $659.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to India for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to India within the next 7 days for less than $700.

How popular is this flight route?

The California to India flight path was viewed by 689 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from California to India?

The most popular airlines flying from California to India are Major Airline, Jet Airways and American Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from California to India?

The most popular route from California to India is San Francisco - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl. You may also consider San Francisco - Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Intl or San Francisco - Bengaluru Intl.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to India?

While on average a flight from California to India is generally $1,954, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $387. When looking at the most popular route, (San Francisco - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl), you can expect to pay $629 for that flight.

How long is the flight from California to India?

There are many flights that can get you from California to India in 15h 25m. Fly via United Airlines or Air India to get the fastest option. Generally, flights for this route are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from California to India round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from California to India is Air India. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $605 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are American Airlines and Qatar Airways, starting at $618 and $625 round-trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from California to India one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $379 on British Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Air Canada from $417 and Qatar Airways from $418 one-way.

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Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from California to India.
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Flight duration
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Top 10 airlines flying from California to India

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to India 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 $686 No cancel fee 60%
SAUDIA
$605 $906 No cancel fee 86%
Hong Kong Airlines
$505 $919 No cancel fee 65%

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

Alitalia
$729 $978 No cancel fee 81%
Asiana Airlines
$809 $1,110 No cancel fee 76%

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

Austrian Airlines
$810 $1,157 No cancel fee 78%
Aeroflot
$930 $1,228 No cancel fee 79%
Virgin Atlantic
$990 $1,260 No cancel fee 72%
Finnair
$653 $1,286 No cancel fee 76%
EVA Air
$936 $1,376 No cancel fee 74%
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