The cheapest times to fly from DEL to SFO are

  • January 22nd to May 13th (except the week of January 29th)
  • September 10th to December 2nd (except the weeks of September 17th and October 1st)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DEL to SFO is early to mid April. Prices can be as high as $1496 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $802 for Tuesday flights around early to mid April.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Delhi (DEL) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $832 to $1238 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid April with an average ticket price of $847. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1341. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $494 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $911 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEL to SFO flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DEL to SFO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

DEL to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEL to SFO flight is priced close to the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from New Delhi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $69 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $921. Return trip prices are from the SFO to DEL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DEL to SFO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 50 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DEL to SFO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 56 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air India, AirAsia X, Alaska, Alitalia, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Dragon, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Condor, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Finnair, French bee, GoAir, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, Iberia, IndiGo, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Malaysia Airlines, NokScoot, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, Pobeda, Qatar Airways, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SpiceJet, SWISS, Thai AirAsia, Turkish Airlines, United, Uzbekistan, Virgin Atlantic, Vistara, WestJet, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from San Francisco International Airport to Indira Gandhi International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7692 miles or 12379 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DEL to SFO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEL to SFO flight is about 14 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Delhi and San Francisco, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 87 available flights from DEL to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDEL
Origination airport nameIndira Gandhi International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSFO
Destination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States


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