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Low season

October Best time to beat the crowds (7% less expensive on average)

High season

August Most popular time to fly (13% more expensive on average)

Average price of a return ticket

₹ 1,182 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a return ticket

₹ 1,142 or less

When to book flights from Chennai to San Francisco

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for ₹ 75,050 or less.
  • The cheapest flight from Chennai to San Francisco was found, on average, 89 days before departure.
  • Book at least 4 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be July, August and September. The cheapest month to fly is October.
  • Morning departure is around 32% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
  • Get a good night’s sleep at a hotel near Chennai International Airport before your long flight from Chennai to San Francisco in the morning. Quality Inn Airport is conveniently situated opposite the airport, or there are several hotels that provide a free shuttle service such as the nearby Trident Chennai.
  • If you decide to drive to the airport and leave your car there, it’s good to know that Chennai Airport has a parking area that can accommodate about 1,500 vehicles on the right side of the main terminal building. It’s a short walk from the terminal and is available for short-term or long-term parking.
  • If you’re planning on travelling to the airport by public transportation you can take Bus 18A from the city; it only stops outside the airport and so you’ll have a bit of a walk to the terminals. Alternatively, you can go to Chennai Park Station and hop on the Southern Railway suburban train to Tirusulam Railway Station, which is located just outside the airport.
  • Passengers who want to smoke before boarding their flight from Chennai to San Francisco should know that there are two designated smoking areas for travellers on international flights. There’s one in the Old International Terminal and another in the New International Terminal, located near the TFS Lounge.
  • Disabled persons or those requiring special assistance for their journey from Chennai Airport to San Francisco should be aware that there are several disabled parking spaces available at the airport. There are also specially designated bathroom facilities and several adapted rest areas to make the airport experience more comfortable.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top 5 airlines serving Chennai to San Francisco

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Japan Airlines
Overall score based on 4,475 reviews
8.9
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8.6
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9.0
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8.5
Entertainment
8.4
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