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Travelers usually depart from San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA Train Station, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf when they travel from San Francisco to New Delhi. Book your trip to arrive at Indira Gandhi International, or New Delhi Train Station. The distance between San Francisco and New Delhi is 12394 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Air India Limited, Lufthansa, Emirates, and Delta Air Lines. San Francisco and New Delhi have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at New Delhi, consider visiting Amber Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, India, Old Delhi, India, and Taj Mahal.

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Check-in for a flight from San Francisco to New Delhi

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
Air India LimitedAICAIYesNo
LufthansaDLHLHYes0
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EmiratesUAEEKNoNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
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India COVID-19 travel restrictions

Your trip summary

Most travelers from San Francisco, SFO with proof of full COVID-19 vaccination can enter New Delhi, DEL, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for India

  • Mandatory contact-tracing app

  • Mandatory health declaration form for vaccinated travelers

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers

  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate

  • No quarantine for vaccinated travelers

Visa requirements
  • Electronic visitor visa

Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for the United States

  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in India in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San Francisco to New Delhi?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Francisco and New Delhi takes around 16 hours.
What is the flight distance between San Francisco and New Delhi?
The flight distance between San Francisco and New Delhi is 12394 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Francisco and New Delhi?
Several carriers operate flights between San Francisco and New Delhi. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Air India Limited.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and Las Vegas, Paris, Barcelona, Denver, Washington, D.C., Mexico City, Chicago, Guadalajara, London, Atlanta, Rome, Austin, Lisbon, Madrid, New York, Dublin, Amsterdam, New Orleans, Berlin, Athens.
What are the most popular routes to and from New Delhi?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New Delhi and Mumbai, Bangkok, Bengaluru, Dubai, Jaipur, Hyderabad, Goa, Kathmandu, New York, Los Angeles, Dehradun, Varanasi, Kolkata, Malé, Pune, Chennai, Dhaka, Amritsar, Lucknow, Udaipur.
What airports are near San Francisco?
The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Monterey Regional, Stockton Metropolitan, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
What airports are near New Delhi?
The main airport in New Delhi is Indira Gandhi International. It is also served by Indira Gandhi International, Jaipur International, Chandigarh International, Dehradun, Agra, Pantnagar.
What buses and trains depart from San Francisco?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Francisco, including Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between San Francisco and New Delhi?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between San Francisco and New Delhi thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between San Francisco and New Delhi can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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