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San Francisco to Chennai Flights

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Selected fares from San Francisco to Chennai

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO MAA Thu, Feb 5 - Sun, Feb 15 $1,134
SFO MAA Mon, Nov 10 - Mon, Dec 1 $1,150
SFO MAA Wed, Sep 17 - Thu, Oct 16 $1,267
SFO MAA Mon, Nov 3 - Tue, Nov 25 $1,271
SFO MAA Wed, Sep 10 - Wed, Sep 24 $1,312
SFO MAA Thu, Jan 15 - Sat, Jan 24 $1,436
SFO MAA Sat, Nov 15 - Sun, Nov 30 $1,568
SFO MAA Fri, Sep 5 - Sun, Sep 21 $1,737
SFO MAA Sat, Nov 15 - Sun, Nov 30 $1,748
SFO MAA Sat, Nov 15 - Sun, Nov 30 $2,008
SFO MAA Sat, Nov 15 - Sun, Nov 30 $2,210
SFO MAA Sat, Nov 15 - Sun, Nov 30 $2,284
SFO MAA Mon, Dec 1 - Fri, Dec 26 $2,314
SFO MAA Thu, Dec 25 - Mon, Jan 19 $3,962
SFO MAA Sat, Nov 15 - Sun, Nov 30 $7,429

San Francisco and Chennai airports and terminals

Airports in San Francisco CA, US
map of airports in San Francisco
  • 1

    San Francisco Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

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Airports in Chennai , IN
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  • 1

    Chennai Airport (MAA)

    Distance from City Center: 0.4 miles

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Cheap flights from San Francisco to Chennai

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October

Cheapest weekend flights in October from San Francisco to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Oct 31 San Francisco (SFO) Chennai (MAA) Singapore Airlines $1,770
Earn $17.70
Return Sat, Nov 1 Chennai (MAA) San Francisco (SFO) Singapore Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in October from San Francisco to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Oct 8 San Francisco (SFO) Chennai (MAA) Emirates $1,312
Earn $13.12
Return Wed, Nov 5 Chennai (MAA) San Francisco (SFO) Emirates
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November

Lowest roundtrip airfare in November from San Francisco to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Nov 4 San Francisco (SFO) Chennai (MAA) Lufthansa $1,150
Earn $11.50
Return Thu, Dec 4 Chennai (MAA) San Francisco (SFO) Lufthansa
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December

Lowest roundtrip airfare in December from San Francisco to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Dec 29 San Francisco (SFO) Chennai (MAA) Etihad Airways $1,199
Earn $11.99
Return Tue, Feb 3 Chennai (MAA) San Francisco (SFO) Etihad Airways

Best one-week trip in December from San Francisco to Chennai

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Dec 16 San Francisco (SFO) Chennai (MAA) Etihad Airways $1,799
Earn $17.99
Return Tue, Dec 23 Chennai (MAA) San Francisco (SFO) Etihad Airways
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Find Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Chennai

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Chennai International Airport

The Chennai International Airport is located on Tirusulam, approximately 9 miles south of downtown Chennai. Numerous airlines service the airport, including British Airways, Air France, Air Canada and Korean Air. The Orbitz.com website makes it easy to find cheap flights to Chennai. The website searches flights from all available airlines to find the best deals on your air ticket.

Transportation From the Airport

The airport has bus services that run from the airport into the city center. Three rail lines also service the airport; however, the elevated trains make a circle around Chennai, so if you decide to travel via train, you'll have to switch to bus transportation once you get closer to the city. If you want access to your own vehicle, you can use the Orbitz.com website to arrange for a rental car.

Weather in Chennai

Chennai has a tropical climate. Temperatures average from the mid-80s to the high 90s throughout the year. While the weather sometimes gets cooler, it's rare for the city to see temperatures below 70º F. December and January are considered peak travel months because the weather isn't unbearably hot. However, you'll save money by traveling during the off-peak travel season. If you use Orbitz.com to plan your trip in February or March, you'll have nice weather and get better deals on your travel expenses.

Highlights and Attractions

Kapaleeshwar Temple, San Thome Church and Crocodile Bank are some of the popular attractions in Chennai. The Orbitz.com website does more than find cheap flights to Chennai. You can use the website to purchase tickets to area attractions or schedule guided tours of the city.