Cheap flights from California to India

LAX — DEL
Feb 6 — Feb 131

How far in advance should I book a flight from California to India?

To save up to 11% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 46 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 $1,340 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,471 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 $1,271 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $777.

When is the cheapest time to fly from California to India (CA - IN)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from California to India as you normally would.

Cheap flights from California to India in February, March 2023

The best prices found for California to India flights for February, March
Feb 28 - Mar 30
SFO

San Francisco

BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

1 stop

26h 40m
BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

41h 45m
$770

Turkish Airlines

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Feb 26 - Mar 22
SFO

San Francisco

BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

1 stop

20h 55m
BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

24h 40m
$776

Delta

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Mar 5 - Jun 14
LAX

Los Angeles

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

36h 50m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

23h 35m
$778

Air France

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California to India 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to India from California found for this year
Sep 9 - Oct 29
LAX

Los Angeles

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

24h 35m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 30m
$635

SAUDIA

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Oct 16 - Nov 15
LAX

Los Angeles

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

24h 35m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 30m
$636

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Oct 16 - Nov 15
LAX

Los Angeles

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

24h 35m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

32h 30m
$637

SAUDIA

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Cheap American Airlines flights from California to India

Apr 20 - Oct 17
SFO

San Francisco

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

26h 25m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

28h 23m
$666

American Airlines

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Apr 20 - Oct 17
SFO

San Francisco

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

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26h 25m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

35h 47m
$668

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Apr 20 - Oct 17
SFO

San Francisco

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

2 stops

26h 25m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

28h 23m
$734

American Airlines

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Cheap Turkish Airlines flights from California to India

Mar 7 - Mar 22
LAX

Los Angeles

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

21h 20m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

23h 20m
$740

Turkish Airlines

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Feb 28 - Mar 28
SFO

San Francisco

BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

1 stop

26h 40m
BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

41h 45m
$770

Turkish Airlines

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Mar 6 - Mar 23
LAX

Los Angeles

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

21h 20m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

41h 55m
$774

Turkish Airlines

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Deal found 2/1

Non-stop flights to India from California

Save time with California to India direct flight deals
Apr 20 - Oct 17
SFO

San Francisco

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

Nonstop

15h 55m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

15h 30m
$870

Air India

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Deal found 1/29

Apr 10 - Sep 19
SFO

San Francisco

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

Nonstop

15h 55m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

16h 00m
$898

Air India

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Apr 9 - Sep 19
SFO

San Francisco

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

Nonstop

15h 55m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

16h 00m
$925

Air India

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Last minute flights from California to India

Late deals on return flights to India from California, departing today and this week
Feb 7 - Feb 19
SFO

San Francisco

BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

1 stop

41h 40m
BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

40h 35m
$801

Delta

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Feb 6 - Feb 14
SFO

San Francisco

BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

2 stops

28h 35m
BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

40h 35m
$805

Delta

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Feb 8 - Feb 19
SFO

San Francisco

BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

2 stops

30h 45m
BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

40h 35m
$806

Delta

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One-way flights to India from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to India
Mar 5
SFO

San Francisco

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

39h 25m
$379

SWISS

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Mar 27
SFO

San Francisco

BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

1 stop

37h 10m
$380

SWISS

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Feb 20
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San Francisco

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

39h 25m
$380

SWISS

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Reviews of Airlines Servicing India

Singapore Airlines
8.0
Very good
203 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.0

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Their customer service as specially those in Frankfurt is worse

Singapore Airlines
8.0
Very good
203 reviews
Singapore Airlines
8.0
Very good
203 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.0

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Their customer service as specially those in Frankfurt is worse

Delta
7.9
Good
2,034 reviews
Singapore Airlines
8.0
Very good
203 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.0

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Their customer service as specially those in Frankfurt is worse

Air France
7.7
Good
117 reviews
Singapore Airlines
8.0
Very good
203 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.0

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Their customer service as specially those in Frankfurt is worse

SWISS
7.7
Good
317 reviews
Singapore Airlines
8.0
Very good
203 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.0

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Their customer service as specially those in Frankfurt is worse

JetBlue
7.7
Good
375 reviews
Singapore Airlines
8.0
Very good
203 reviews

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.0

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Their customer service as specially those in Frankfurt is worse

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about California to India flights.

What airports serve California to India flights?

Airports that serve flights from California to India vary on the location that is chosen to fly from and the location that is chosen as the destination. For the most part, many airports in California will serve flights to India, including smaller airports such as Long Beach Municipal Airport, located in Long Beach, California. Los Angeles International Airport will also serve flights from California to India as it has multiple terminals to do so. Airports in India also can vary from the popular Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, India, and Jaipur International Airport, which was declared the World’s Best Airport,  and is located in Jaipur, India.

Which airlines fly directly from California to India?

Airlines that fly directly from California to India vary based on locations selected. If you choose to leave from Long Beach Municipal Airport to Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport you will find JetBlue and Air India have the most available flights. If you choose to fly from Los Angeles International Airport to Jaipur International Airport, you will find a larger variety of airlines that will fly direct from California to India such as Etihad Airways, China Airlines, Cathay Pacific and Hong Kong Airlines. Prices can range from each airline varying depending on the number of stopovers and flight time you choose.

What are the stopover options between California to India?

The amount of stopovers from California to India can range from two stopovers to possibly three stopovers depending on the airline and locations. When flying from Los Angeles to Jaipur the typical stopovers can vary from Ninoy Aquino International Airport, which is located in the Philippines to Kuala Lumpur International Airport which is located in Malaysia. These flights can vary from 26h 30m-33h 43m. If you are flying from Long Beach to Mumbai the stopover locations can be at San Francisco Airport and Hong Kong Airport with the times ranging from 38h 42m-24h 59m.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from California to India?

If you are a US Citizen planning to visit India, you will need a visa in order to do so, regardless of the purpose of visit or the length of stay. Tourists who are planning to travel to India for personal pleasure and aren’t planning to stay longer than 30 days can apply for an e-visa online. A passport will be needed in order to apply for a visa and must be valid for six months prior to applying for a visa.

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 Air India, Qatar Airways, and Singapore Airlines. 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 American Airlines for just $666, but on average you can expect to pay $748.

Are there nonstop flights from California to India for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to India under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to India is less than $1,009.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to India for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to India within the next 7 days for less than $900.

How popular is this California to India flight route?

Within the past month, 1,170 users have taken a look at flights from California to India.

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

$379 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from SWISS. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Singapore Airlines and Air India, with prices starting from $439 and $455, respectively.

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Hong Kong AirlinesCheapest$505Average$919FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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VistaraCheapest$558Average$966FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Virgin AtlanticCheapest$605Average$1,046FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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Philippine AirlinesCheapest$610Average$686FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time60%COVID-19 safety
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Air FranceCheapest$681Average$1,075FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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SWISSCheapest$698Average$1,600FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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Jet AirwaysCheapest$717Average$1,061FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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ANACheapest$730Average$1,394FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Etihad AirwaysCheapest$736Average$1,089FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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Alaska AirlinesCheapest$739Average$1,151FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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