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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to 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 January, February 2021

The best prices found for California to India flights for January, February
28 Jan - 26 Feb
$601pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
Air India
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
2 Feb - 28 Apr
$606pp
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
5 Feb - 13 Jun
$607pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

California to India 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to India from California found for this year
28 Jan - 26 Feb
$601pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air India
 
1 STOP
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
BOM
Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji
Air India
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
2 Feb - 28 Apr
$606pp
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
5 Feb - 27 Jul
$607pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
DEL
New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to India from California

Save time with California to India direct flight deals
2 Feb - 28 Apr
$606pp
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
5 Feb - 26 Jul
$607pp
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
2 Feb - 16 Feb
$608pp
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

Last minute flights from California to India

Late deals on round-trip flights to India from California, departing today and this week
26 Jan - 2 Mar
$606pp
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
22 Jan - 16 Feb
$610pp
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
26 Jan - 17 Feb
$611pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 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
5:09 am - 7:30 pm
Major Airline
2 Stops
25h 51m
LAX - DEL
Major Airline
$377
StudentUniverse
3:00 am - 12:00 am
British Airways
2 Stops
31h 30m
SFO - BLR
British Airways
$431
StudentUniverse
12:30 pm - 11:05 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
34h 05m
SFO - MAA
Multiple Airlines
$467
Ovago

Related info for your journey

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

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 Delta and 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 Air India, Cathay Pacific, and Emirates. 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 $601, but on average you can expect to pay $610.

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 $620.

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 - Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji or San Francisco - Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Intl.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to India?

While on average a flight from California to India is generally $1,504, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $341. When looking at the most popular route, (San Francisco - New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl), you can expect to pay $610 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 40m. 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 $601 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and Qatar Airways, starting at $606 and $611 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 $377 on Major Airline. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include British Airways from $430 and Air Canada from $442 one-way.

Destination information for India

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from California to India
Today's exchange rate
$1 = ₹73
Flight duration
15h 47m

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
McClellan-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

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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