The cheapest times to fly from SFO to DEL are

  • January 15th to April 22nd (except the week of April 9th)
  • August 20th to November 11th (except the week of October 29th)

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 SFO to DEL is late August to early September. Prices can be as high as $1504 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $563 for Tuesday flights around late August to early September.


When to Fly to New Delhi

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Delhi (DEL) will usually cost between $679 to $1104 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late August to early September with an average ticket price of $671. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1284. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $613 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $798 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to DEL flight.

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

SFO to DEL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to DEL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, 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 $796. Return trip prices are from the DEL to SFO 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 SFO to DEL 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 SFO to DEL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 53 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air Canada, Air China, Air France, Air India, AirAsia, Alaska, Alitalia, American, ANA, Asiana, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Condor, Delta, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Finnair, French bee, GoAir, Hawaiian, Hong Kong Airlines, Iberia, IndiGo, JAL, KLM, Korean Air, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian Air UK, Pobeda, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SpiceJet, Spring, SWISS, Thai AirAsia, Thai Smile, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Vistara, WestJet, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

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

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

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

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 86 available flights from SFO to DEL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SFO
Origination airport name San Francisco International Airport
City San Francisco, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.6
Longitude -122.4

Return Airport

Destination code DEL
Destination airport name Indira Gandhi International Airport
City Delhi
Country India
Latitude 28.6
Longitude 77.1


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