Average flight duration: 32h20m
(flight with stopovers)
- Arrival city:
- Chennai, India
- Chennai International Airport (MAA)
- Local time:
- Aug 25, 2019 5:46 PM, GMT+5
min. 81ºF, max. 90ºF
- Departure city:
- San Francisco, USA
- San Francisco International Airport (SFO)
- Oakland International Airport (OAK)
- Norman Y. Mineta International Airport (SJC)
- Local time:
- Aug 25, 2019 5:16 AM, GMT-7
min. 67ºF, max. 76ºF
Why travel by plane from San Francisco to Chennai?
Travelers looking for the fastest and easiest way to travel from the Californian city of San Francisco, to the Indian city of Chennai need look no further than booking cheap flight tickets. The route takes passengers over the North Pacific Ocean and much of South East Asia, with a flight time of approximately 21 hours depending on the airline chosen. Airlines operating along this route include Singapore Airlines, Emirates, American Airlines and Jet Airways India; flights are all connecting, with one or more stops along the way. The departure airport is San Francisco International Airport, and flights land in Chennai International Airport.
What is there to see and do in Chennai?
The Indian city of Chennai was once called Madras, which lent its name to the now world famous Madras curry. Located in eastern India on the Bay of Bengal, the city was named Chennai in 1996 and is the capital of Tamil Nadu state. Popular attractions include Marina Beach and the nearby Fort St. George, an English fortress which is now a museum; the Kapaleeshwarar Temple; the DakshinaChitra heritage museum; and the VGP Universal Kingdom, a popular amusement park in Chennai.