Cheap flights from Chennai (MAA) to San Francisco (SFO) from $495

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 9/25. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
MAA — SFO
Jun 23 — Jun 301

The best prices from Chennai to San Francisco are usually found in February or October, booked 54 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Thursday

Cheap flight deals from Chennai to San Francisco

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Chennai (MAA) to San Francisco (SFO). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated June 18, 2024.

Popular in

August

Cheapest in

February

Average price

$1,363

Round-trip from

$268
High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in June 2024
From Chennai to San Francisco

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chennai to San Francisco?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chennai to San Francisco?

Find a great deal and save up to 33% by booking at least 55 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 Chennai to San Francisco within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,427.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chennai to San Francisco?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Chennai. Users have commonly found prices around $1,381 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $849. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from MAA to SFO?

It’s typically best to fly out from Chennai to San Francisco in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 4% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap Chennai to San Francisco flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Chennai to San Francisco specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,281,944 searches. Prices were last updated on June 18, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Chennai to San Francisco in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Tue 6/181:40 amMAA - SFO
1 stop22h 50mCathay Pacific
Tue 7/3012:55 amSFO - MAA
1 stop34h 50mCathay Pacific
Deal found 6/18$1,142
Fri 6/281:50 amMAA - SFO
2 stops29h 45mLufthansa
Sun 7/211:55 pmSFO - MAA
2 stops32h 20mLufthansa
Deal found 6/18$1,246
Mon 7/11:50 amMAA - SFO
1 stop30h 35mMultiple Airlines
Wed 7/174:35 pmSFO - MAA
2 stops53h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/18$1,252
Mon 7/11:50 amMAA - SFO
1 stop26h 40mMultiple Airlines
Thu 10/310:35 amSFO - MAA
2 stops25h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/18$1,275
Fri 7/195:10 pmMAA - SFO
2 stops42h 41mMultiple Airlines
Thu 8/221:40 pmSFO - MAA
2 stops30h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/18$1,277
Tue 7/235:10 pmMAA - SFO
2 stops42h 41mMultiple Airlines
Thu 10/172:40 pmSFO - MAA
2 stops28h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/18$1,281
Thu 6/271:50 amMAA - SFO
1 stop26h 40mMultiple Airlines
Wed 8/74:35 pmSFO - MAA
2 stops53h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/18$1,282
Wed 6/194:55 pmMAA - SFO
1 stop26h 35mAir India
Wed 7/318:30 pmSFO - MAA
1 stop35h 15mAir India
Deal found 6/18$1,287
Mon 7/11:50 amMAA - SFO
1 stop26h 40mMultiple Airlines
Mon 9/307:40 pmSFO - MAA
2 stops48h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/18$1,292

Chennai to San Francisco 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Chennai and San Francisco in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,281,944 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Chennai to San Francisco in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Wed 9/189:50 amMAA - SFO
1 stop33h 40mMultiple Airlines
Tue 3/119:30 pmSFO - MAA
1 stop34h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$904
Sun 9/159:15 pmMAA - SFO
1 stop32h 50mMultiple Airlines
Fri 3/79:15 amSFO - MAA
1 stop24h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$924
Tue 9/176:00 amMAA - SFO
1 stop24h 50mMultiple Airlines
Thu 3/139:00 pmSFO - MAA
1 stop34h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/18$929
Fri 9/137:55 amMAA - SFO
1 stop22h 35mMultiple Airlines
Thu 3/68:30 pmSFO - MAA
1 stop34h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$945
Wed 9/1811:30 amMAA - SFO
1 stop21h 15mSingapore Airlines
Wed 10/211:30 amSFO - MAA
1 stop22h 00mSingapore Airlines
Deal found 6/18$947
Wed 9/184:55 pmMAA - SFO
1 stop26h 35mAir India
Wed 2/269:15 amSFO - MAA
1 stop20h 25mAir India
Deal found 6/18$950
Fri 9/137:55 amMAA - SFO
1 stop22h 35mAir India
Wed 3/59:15 amSFO - MAA
1 stop24h 50mAir India
Deal found 6/17$966
Wed 9/185:10 pmMAA - SFO
2 stops35h 25mMultiple Airlines
Tue 3/114:35 pmSFO - MAA
2 stops27h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$979
Wed 9/255:10 pmMAA - SFO
2 stops35h 55mSWISS
Wed 2/267:25 pmSFO - MAA
2 stops47h 55mSWISS
Deal found 6/18$980

Chennai to San Francisco flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Chennai to San Francisco for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,281,944 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
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Fri 6/281:50 amMAA - SFO
2 stops29h 45mLufthansa
Sun 7/211:55 pmSFO - MAA
2 stops32h 20mLufthansa
Deal found 6/18$1,246
Thu 6/271:50 amMAA - SFO
1 stop26h 40mMultiple Airlines
Wed 8/74:35 pmSFO - MAA
2 stops53h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/18$1,282
Fri 6/281:50 amMAA - SFO
2 stops29h 40mMultiple Airlines
Sun 7/216:30 amSFO - MAA
2 stops39h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$1,295
Mon 6/248:30 pmMAA - SFO
2 stops32h 00mMultiple Airlines
Tue 11/127:25 pmSFO - MAA
2 stops47h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/18$1,296
Mon 6/245:35 amMAA - SFO
2 stops29h 11mBritish Airways
Tue 11/124:35 pmSFO - MAA
1 stop23h 40mBritish Airways
Deal found 6/18$1,338
Wed 6/269:15 pmMAA - SFO
2 stops27h 55mMultiple Airlines
Wed 10/210:35 amSFO - MAA
2 stops25h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/18$1,350
Wed 6/269:40 amMAA - SFO
2 stops39h 30mMultiple Airlines
Fri 12/67:25 pmSFO - MAA
2 stops49h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/18$1,353
Wed 6/263:25 pmMAA - SFO
2 stops37h 05mMultiple Airlines
Wed 8/77:40 pmSFO - MAA
2 stops48h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/18$1,356
Thu 6/271:40 amMAA - SFO
1 stop33h 35mCathay Pacific
Tue 8/612:55 amSFO - MAA
1 stop34h 50mCathay Pacific
Deal found 6/18$1,359

One-way flights to San Francisco from Chennai

Search for one-way flight options from Chennai to San Francisco. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,281,944 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
Take a look at some of the best available options we've come across on one-way flights from Chennai to San Francisco. Those needing a return flight from Chennai to San Francisco can use the search form above.
Wed 9/257:40 amMAA - SFO
1 stop22h 20mAir India
Deal found 6/17$495
Wed 9/259:00 pmMAA - SFO
2 stops33h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$497
Mon 9/309:05 pmMAA - SFO
1 stop22h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$515
Wed 9/2510:15 pmMAA - SFO
3 stops31h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$541
Sun 10/134:50 pmMAA - SFO
2 stops26h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$543
Sun 10/1311:40 amMAA - SFO
3 stops31h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$578
Sat 10/123:35 amMAA - SFO
2 stops29h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$581
Fri 6/281:40 amMAA - SFO
2 stops51h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$660
Wed 8/211:40 amMAA - SFO
2 stops31h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/17$668

Find flights from Chennai to San Francisco within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Chennai to San Francisco that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,281,944 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$846 - $1,206

Route

Depart

Return

Price

ChennaiSan Francisco

MAA - SFO

MAASFO

Chennai

Tue 9/24

1 stop22h 50m

San Francisco

Wed 3/12

1 stop34h 20m

$846

ChennaiSan Francisco

MAA - SFO

MAASFO

Chennai

Mon 9/23

1 stop34h 10m

San Francisco

Tue 3/11

1 stop37h 35m

$888

ChennaiSan Francisco

MAA - SFO

MAASFO

Chennai

Wed 9/18

1 stop21h 15m

San Francisco

Wed 10/2

1 stop22h 00m

$947

ChennaiSan Francisco

MAA - SFO

MAASFO

Chennai

Wed 9/25

2 stops35h 55m

San Francisco

Wed 2/26

2 stops47h 55m

$980

ChennaiSan Francisco

MAA - SFO

MAASFO

Chennai

Tue 9/24

2 stops30h 30m

San Francisco

Wed 3/5

2 stops39h 35m

$1,018

ChennaiSan Francisco

MAA - SFO

MAASFO

Chennai

Tue 9/24

2 stops27h 46m

San Francisco

Thu 3/6

2 stops26h 04m

$1,027

ChennaiSan Francisco

MAA - SFO

MAASFO

Chennai

Tue 9/17

2 stops30h 44m

San Francisco

Sun 3/9

2 stops34h 55m

$1,188

ChennaiSan Francisco

MAA - SFO

MAASFO

Chennai

Wed 9/25

1 stop24h 20m

San Francisco

Thu 2/27

2 stops26h 53m

$1,189

ChennaiSan Francisco

MAA - SFO

MAASFO

Chennai

Tue 9/17

1 stop22h 15m

San Francisco

Tue 10/1

1 stop35h 30m

$1,206

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 6/17

How far ahead should I book a flight from Chennai to San Francisco?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Chennai to San Francisco. Price data was last updated on June 14, 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Chennai to San Francisco, you should look to book at least 54 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Chennai to San Francisco?

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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Chennai to San Francisco flight should consider departing on Wednesday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Temperature and rainfall in San Francisco by month

Plan your trip to San Francisco by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

SFO

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to San Francisco, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, September is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 62.6 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 51.8 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing San Francisco

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to San Francisco. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to San Francisco. Reviews last updated June 18, 2024.
See what other customers who have flown with Air India, Lufthansa and Singapore Airlines from Chennai to San Francisco have to say. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very good
1,401 reviews

Entertainment

8.2

Overall

8.3

Food

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

8.3
Very good
1,401 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,401 reviews

Entertainment

8.2

Overall

8.3

Food

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

7.8
Good
1,006 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,401 reviews

Entertainment

8.2

Overall

8.3

Food

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

7.7
Good
1,882 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,401 reviews

Entertainment

8.2

Overall

8.3

Food

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

7.7
Good
4,277 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,401 reviews

Entertainment

8.2

Overall

8.3

Food

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

7.5
Good
1,674 reviews
8.3
Very good
1,401 reviews

Entertainment

8.2

Overall

8.3

Food

7.8

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.7

Reviews

1 / 10

Best airlines in the world, staff excellent, crew excellent and friendly and helpful.

Related info for your journey

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  • Can I find flights from Chennai to San Francisco for under $900 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Chennai to San Francisco for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $846, but on average you can expect to pay $945.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Chennai to San Francisco for under $1,300?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from Chennai to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $1,300.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chennai to San Francisco round-trip?

    Currently priced at $888, Air India will fly you from Chennai to San Francisco and back. In addition to Air India, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Singapore Airlines and SWISS - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $947 and $980, respectively. You may be able to fly from Chennai to San Francisco for 35% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chennai to San Francisco one-way?

    The cheapest airline one-way is Air India, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $495. However, be on the lookout for offers from Cathay Pacific and IndiGo, as they are both options that can get you from Chennai to San Francisco for a low price.

  • What are the cheapest flights from Chennai to San Francisco?

    The cheapest flight price from Chennai to San Francisco is $846. On average you can expect to pay $1,418. The most popular route, (Chennai - San Francisco), can usually be booked for $820.

  • What does MAA to SFO mean?

    Chennai Airport is MAA and San Francisco Airport is SFO. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service.

  • Where are the most common layover locations when flying from Chennai to San Francisco?

  • What are some popular things to do or see while on a layover in Singapore?

    Most Singapore visitors opt to spend their time experiencing Sentosa, Universal Studios Singapore, and Boat Quay. Those on a layover in Singapore interested in visiting Sentosa, Universal Studios Singapore, or Boat Quay can do so by traveling 13.4 mi, 13.4 mi, and 10.8 mi, respectively from Singapore Changi. Those landing in Singapore looking to spend some time exploring during their layover can rent a car for about $112 per day.

  • What are some popular points of interest to see during a layover in Dubai?

    The majority of Dubai visitors spend their time at Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa, and Burj Al Arab. Travelers on a layover in Dubai can visit Dubai Mall, Burj Khalifa, and Burj Al Arab, by traveling 6.5 mi, 6.8 mi, and 13.6 mi, respectively after landing at Dubai Intl. Those landing in Dubai looking to spend some time exploring during their layover can rent a car for about $28 per day.

  • What are points of interest worth seeing during a layover in New Delhi?

    Most New Delhi visitors opt to spend their time at Karol Bagh, Lajpat Nagar Central Market, and Humayun's Tomb. Karol Bagh, Lajpat Nagar Central Market, and Humayun's Tomb can be accessed by traveling approximately 8.7 mi, 8.7 mi, and 9.5 mi, respectively from New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl. Travelers can book a car rental at New Delhi Indira Gandhi Intl for about $44 per day to make their sightseeing more efficient.

  • Where are the least popular layover locations for Chennai to San Francisco flights?

  • Can I find deals for flights from Chennai to San Francisco that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Chennai to San Francisco flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Chennai to San Francisco with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Chennai to San Francisco flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Chennai to San Francisco that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Chennai to San Francisco flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Chennai to San Francisco?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Chennai to San Francisco.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Chennai to San Francisco?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Chennai to San Francisco by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Chennai to San Francisco that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Chennai to San Francisco offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Chennai to San Francisco?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Chennai to San Francisco flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Chennai to San Francisco flight deals updated?

    The Chennai to San Francisco flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/18.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chennai to San Francisco?

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Chennai to San Francisco?

    Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Chennai to San Francisco (average of $268). Flying from Chennai to San Francisco in June is currently the most expensive (average of $382). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 9 airlines flying from Chennai to San Francisco

Discover the top 9 airlines that operate flights from Chennai to San Francisco. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,281,944 searches. Data last updated June 18, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
Air IndiaCheapest$810Average$1,287FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
Singapore AirlinesCheapest$889Average$1,352FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%
American AirlinesCheapest$996Average$1,068FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
Cathay PacificCheapest$1,056Average$1,152FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%
LufthansaCheapest$1,103Average$1,456FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%
Qatar AirwaysCheapest$1,190Average$1,396FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time68%
EmiratesCheapest$1,244Average$1,383FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%
British AirwaysCheapest$1,245Average$1,376FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
Air FranceCheapest$1,543Average$2,248FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%

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