Cheap flights from the United States to India

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

Find a great deal and save up to 32% by booking at least 31 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from USA to India within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,127.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to India from USA. Users have commonly found prices around $997 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $625. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from USA to India (US - IN)?

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

Cheap flights from USA to India in January, February 2022

The best prices found for USA to India flights for January, February
Feb 23 - Mar 15
EWR

Newark

BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

Nonstop

14h 15m
BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

15h 55m
$596

Air India

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Deal found 1/17/22

Feb 21 - Mar 21
EWR

Newark

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

Nonstop

13h 40m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

15h 20m
$600

Air India

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Deal found 1/15/22

Feb 14 - May 9
SFO

San Francisco

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

2 stops

29h 50m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

15h 45m
$601

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/15/22

USA to India 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to India from USA found for this year
Feb 23 - Mar 15
EWR

Newark

BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

Nonstop

14h 15m
BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

15h 55m
$596

Air India

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Deal found 1/17/22

Feb 21 - Mar 21
EWR

Newark

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

Nonstop

13h 40m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

15h 20m
$600

Air India

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Deal found 1/15/22

May 4 - May 31
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

Nonstop

14h 00m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

15h 20m
$600

Air India

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Deal found 1/17/22

Non-stop flights to India from USA

Save time with USA to India direct flight deals
Feb 23 - Mar 15
EWR

Newark

BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

Nonstop

14h 15m
BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

15h 55m
$596

Air India

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Deal found 1/17/22

May 4 - May 31
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

Nonstop

14h 00m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

15h 20m
$600

Air India

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Deal found 1/17/22

Feb 21 - Mar 21
EWR

Newark

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

Nonstop

13h 40m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

EWR

Newark

Nonstop

15h 20m
$600

Air India

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Deal found 1/15/22

Last minute flights from USA to India

Late deals on return flights to India from USA, departing today and this week
Jan 27 - Mar 24
SFO

San Francisco

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

1 stop

19h 55m
DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

34h 03m
$606

United Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

Jan 23 - Apr 3
EWR

Newark

BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

Nonstop

14h 15m
BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

23h 25m
$609

Air India

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Deal found 1/15/22

Jan 23 - Apr 10
EWR

Newark

BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

Nonstop

14h 15m
BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

EWR

Newark

1 stop

22h 25m
$615

Air India

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Deal found 1/15/22

One-way flights to India from USA

The cheapest one-way flights from USA to India
Feb 7
EWR

Newark

BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

3 stops

46h 15m
$354

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/15/22

Jan 24
EWR

Newark

DEL

New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl

3 stops

51h 15m
$358

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/15/22

Jan 24
EWR

Newark

BOM

Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Intl

3 stops

46h 20m
$364

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airports serve USA to India flights?

Many different airports offer flights to India from the USA, but some are used more often than others. San Francisco International Airport is one of the most common to leave going into New Delhi. Passengers will end their flight in New Delhi Airport. John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City also offers flights into New Delhi Airport and is one of the busiest airports in the United States. Another common destination in India is Mumbai which can be reached from several airports in the United States. Tampa International Airport is one of the top choices for visiting this city.

Which airlines fly directly from the USA to India?

For travelers flying into Mumbai, the only direct, nonstop flights available come out of JFK International Airport. The direct flights are provided by Air India and United Airlines. There are more choices for someone who wants to visit New Delhi. Leaving from San Francisco or Chicago, passengers can take a flight with Air India. Those who are leaving out of New York City can choose that same airline or a United Airlines flight. Air India often tends to be the less expensive option for a direct flight into either of these Indian cities.

What are the stopover options between the USA to India?

Choosing a stopover flight can make the process of getting to India from the USA longer, but it also offers a drop in price on tickets. When leaving JFK Airport for New Delhi, flights are provided by Emirates, Aeroflot, Qatar Airways, and many others. These flights stop once or more during the flight in locations like Dubai Airport, Moscow Sheremetyevo Airport, or Abu Dhabi International Airport. Keep in mind that faster flights often are more expensive than those that take a bit more time, but there can sometimes be exceptions.

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

Travelers going from the USA to India will need to have a passport as well as a visa. The passport should have two blank pages at a minimum and be valid for 180 days. Passengers can apply for an e-Tourist Visa online up to four days before the flight.

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

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

Can I find flights from USA to India for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from USA to India for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air India for just $596, but on average you can expect to pay $607.

Are there nonstop flights from USA to India for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from USA to India under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from USA to India is less than $614.

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

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

How popular is this USA to India flight route?

The United States 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 eco-friendly airlines from the United States to India?

There are many ways that airlines can maximize their eco-friendliness on flights to India from the United States. One is to maximize the number of passengers traveling on an aircraft during any given route. Another is to use some of the most modern and up-to-date planes for these routes, which generally use far less fuel than older aircraft. Five airlines that rank very highly on an eco-friendly scale and offer services between the United States and India include Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Lufthansa, American Airlines, and Emirates. In fact, United Airlines won Air Transport World's Eco-Airline of the Year award for 2021 through its actions, such as purchasing aviation fuel that contributes to more sustainable travel, and flying newer, more efficient airplanes.

How can I fly more sustainably from the United States to India?

Flying in an eco-friendly manner starts before you even walk out your front door for your trip from the United States to India. It includes things such as packing as lightly as possible and doing your best to take an eco-friendly ground transportation method to the airport, such as electric light rail services. You should also research the best eco-friendly airlines, like those with carbon emission programs. Another great sustainable travel method is staying longer wherever you plan on going, as well as choosing accommodations accredited as eco-friendly. You can also be eco-friendly during your travels from the United States to India when you think about the things you are doing while you are in India; make sure that they are not taking an unnecessary toll on your carbon footprint.

Can I fly to India from USA right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from USA to India

Most visitors from USA need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter India.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from USA must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to India.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from USA are not required to quarantine after entering India.

Can I fly back to USA from India?

Returning to USA from India

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from India must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to USA.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from India are not required to quarantine after entering USA.

Top 10 airlines flying from USA to India

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from USA 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 Airlines
Cheapest$505
Average$919
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time65%
COVID-19 safety
LOT
Cheapest$531
Average$1,257
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Air Italy
Cheapest$545
Average$760
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
SAUDIA
Cheapest$605
Average$958
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time86%
COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
Cheapest$610
Average$686
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
Finnair
Cheapest$653
Average$1,323
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Endeavor Airlines
Cheapest$667
Average$676
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Kenya Airways
Cheapest$692
Average$1,083
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time82%
COVID-19 safety
ITA Airways
Cheapest$729
Average$1,006
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Ukraine International Airlines
Cheapest$767
Average$975
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from USA to India

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