The cheapest times to fly from IXM to SFO are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • May 7th to July 15th
  • September 10th to October 14th
  • October 29th to December 23rd (except the week of December 10th)

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 IXM to SFO is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $7050 for Monday flights during mid March, or as low as $1207 for Sunday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to San Francisco

Flying from Madurai (IXM) to San Francisco, CA (SFO) will usually cost between $1332 to $5714 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $3015. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid March, with an average price of $4528. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1513 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3690 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IXM to SFO flight.

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

IXM to SFO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IXM to SFO flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Madurai. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Sunday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SFO, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into IXM. Mondays 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 $2874 (53%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Sunday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1982. Return trip prices are from the SFO to IXM 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 IXM to SFO can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 60 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking IXM to SFO

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from IXM to SFO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bangalore (IXM > BLR > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1048
  • Average savings: $2643 (71.61%)

See IXM to CMB flights

Hack #2: Colombo (IXM > CMB > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1058
  • Average savings: $2633 (71.34%)

See IXM to BLR flights

Hack #3: Singapore (IXM > SIN > SFO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1076
  • Average savings: $2614 (70.84%)

See IXM to SIN flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, Air India, Air New Zealand, American, ANA, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, JAL, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SriLankan, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8899 miles or 14322 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IXM to SFO flight is about 16 hour 60 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from IXM to SFO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeIXM
Origination airport nameMadurai Airport

Return Airport

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


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