Flights from San Francisco to Chennai

Search and find cheap flights from San Francisco to Chennai (India, Asia)
Search and find cheap flights from San Francisco to Chennai (India, Asia)

Looking for the best tickets for San Francisco to Chennai?

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Expect to pay
874 USD for flights from San Francisco to Chennai leaving on 3/25/2017 and returning on 4/28/2017
Low 673 USD
874 USD
High 1,611 USD
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Best time to book
Cheapest time to buy a ticket for San Francisco — Chennai is approximately 57 days to departure.
Normally the best deals on San Francisco to Chennai flights are available 2 to 4 months prior to departure.
Days before departure
Best month
Cheapest time of year to fly to Chennai from San Francisco is January and February. Most expensive are November and December.
The cheapest flights from San Francisco to Chennai are currently available between March and April.
Impact on price
Cheapest airline
According to our data, Major US Carrier, Emirates and Etihad Airways are the cheapest airlines to fly this route.
Major US Carrier, Emirates and Etihad Airways are the most popular choices flying from San Francisco to Chennai.
Impact on price (additional fees may apply)
Major US Carrier
+18%
Emirates
+20%
Etihad Airways
+21%
Air India
+23%
Singapore Airlines
+25%
JetBlue Airways
+30%
Best time to fly
San Francisco to Chennai flights are approximately 6% more expensive in the noon than in the evening.
Noon flights tend to be the most expensive.
Impact on price
Cheapest day
Thursday is normally the most expensive day to fly, whilst Tuesday tends to be the cheapest.
Cheapest day of week is typically Tuesday and the most expensive is typically Thursday.
Impact on price
Direct flights
Popular non-direct routes for this connection are San Francisco Intl - Dubai - Chennai, San Francisco Intl - Hong Kong Intl - Chennai - Chennai and San Francisco Intl - Dubai - Chennai - Chennai with a flight time of 19 hours 25 minutes
Direct flights available: None available
You can fly from San Francisco Intl to Chennai indirect via Dubai, Hong Kong Intl or Incheon Intl.
Direct flights available on
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Last minute flights from San Francisco to Chennai
Return trip
Jan 20 - Feb 11
681 USD
FareboomUS
SFO SFO
27h 15min
2 stops
MAA MAA
MAA MAA
47h 40min
2 stops
SFO SFO
Return trip
Jan 20 - Feb 4
755 USD
ExploreTrip
SFO SFO
27h 15min
2 stops
MAA MAA
MAA MAA
32h 55min
2 stops
SFO SFO
Return trip
Jan 19 - Jan 24
991 USD
JustFly
SFO SFO
20h 0min
1 stop
MAA MAA
MAA MAA
46h 25min
2 stops
SFO SFO

Go for less - experience more

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Chennai
Return trip
Feb 1 - Feb 20
705 USD
FareboomUS
SFO SFO
27h 15min
2 stops
MAA MAA
MAA MAA
44h 25min
2 stops
SFO SFO
Return trip
Feb 1 - Feb 19
839 USD
ExploreTrip
SFO SFO
35h 50min
1 stop
MAA MAA
MAA MAA
32h 25min
1 stop
SFO SFO
Return trip
Feb 2 - Feb 17
885 USD
ExploreTrip
SFO SFO
23h 5min
1 stop
MAA MAA
MAA MAA
21h 35min
1 stop
SFO SFO

Coming or going?

Cheap flights from Chennai to San Francisco
Return trip
Jan 24 - Mar 7
1,033 USD
Vayama
MAA MAA
28h 35min
1 stop
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
21h 5min
1 stop
MAA MAA
Return trip
Jan 19 - Apr 30
1,062 USD
EmiratesUS
MAA MAA
40h 30min
1 stop
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
21h 25min
1 stop
MAA MAA
Return trip
Jan 18 - Jan 20
1,213 USD
MytripIN
MAA MAA
31h 45min
2 stops
SFO SFO
SFO SFO
30h 20min
2 stops
MAA MAA

Weather forecast for Chennai

Going soon? Be prepared for the weather in Chennai.

Wednesday, Wednesday, January 18, 2017

29°C
23°C

Thursday, Thursday, January 19, 2017

30°C
23°C

Friday, Friday, January 20, 2017

30°C
24°C

Saturday, Saturday, January 21, 2017

30°C
25°C

Sunday, Sunday, January 22, 2017

30°C
24°C

Monday, Monday, January 23, 2017

31°C
25°C

Tuesday, Tuesday, January 24, 2017

31°C
25°C

Wednesday, Wednesday, January 25, 2017

31°C
25°C

Thursday, Thursday, January 26, 2017

32°C
25°C

Friday, Friday, January 27, 2017

32°C
25°C

So what's it going to cost once you're in Chennai

Compare the costs of everyday items in San Francisco and Chennai
CAPPUCCINO
Regular
San Francisco
4.21 USD
67%
Chennai
1.39 USD
Cappuccino is 67% cheaper in Chennai than San Francisco
MEAL
Inexpensive
San Francisco
15.06 USD
90%
Chennai
1.47 USD
Meal is 90% cheaper in Chennai than San Francisco
MILK
1 liter
San Francisco
4.38 USD
45%
Chennai
2.42 USD
Milk is 45% cheaper in Chennai than San Francisco
BUS
One-way ticket
San Francisco
2.26 USD
90%
Chennai
0.22 USD
Bus is 90% cheaper in Chennai than San Francisco
MOVIE THEATER
1 ticket
San Francisco
13.05 USD
85%
Chennai
2.01 USD
movie theater is 85% cheaper in Chennai than San Francisco
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