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Sometimes, it's the journey that counts; other times, the magic is in the destination. If you're eager to get to where you're headed fast, multiple airlines provide direct flights from Delhi (DEL-Indira Gandhi Intl.) to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), including Air India and United Airlines.
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The flight time between Delhi (DEL-Indira Gandhi Intl.) and San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) is around 18 hours and 18 minutes — long enough to disturb anyone's body clock. Consider the differences in time zones and make sure you get some sleep on this long-haul flight to avoid jet lag.
From Delhi (DEL-Indira Gandhi Intl.) to San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.), the flight distance is 8,637 mi. It's a lengthy journey, so be sure to bring all the essentials. Some compression socks and a neck pillow are smart items to begin with.
You'll find several airlines that fly direct between Delhi and San Francisco. Air India (AI) is one of the most liked. This carrier offers roughly 29 flights every month. You may want to also pore through the deals on offer from United Airlines (UA). Another leading carrier, it operates 21 flights each month on the Delhi to San Francisco route. Compare the two airlines to walk away with the best fare.
This just in! Airfares offered on Tuesdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity in 2019. Wednesday and Friday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking on a Monday, as data shows the start of the week is when prices are generally at their highest.
Frequent travelers may already know this, but earlier in the week can be the cheapest time to fly. In 2019, flights departing on a Tuesday were generally the cheapest of the week, whereas you may pay a premium for weekend flights when demand is usually high. On average, tickets were most expensive for Saturday departures, so if you need to fly out on a weekend, you might look for deals ahead of time.
Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It's possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2019 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 1-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.
We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travelers who booked flights on Travelocity in 2019 saved nearly 50% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.
*According to flight demand on Travelocity.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.
|Traveling From||Indira Gandhi Intl.|
|Traveling To||San Francisco Intl.|
|Shortest Flight Time||15 hours 45 mins|
|Earliest Departure Time||2:55AM IST|
|Latest Departure Time||3:30AM IST|
|Lowest Flight Price||$787|
Flight path for flights from Indira Gandhi International Airport to San Francisco International Airport
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