California to Chennai Flight Duration

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What is the flight duration from California to Chennai?
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Average flight time is 17 hours 11 minutes

The fastest flight time from California to Chennai is 17 hours 11 minutes

California to Chennai flight duration breakdown

Average flight duration 17 hours 11 minutes
Shortest flight duration Not available
Longest flight duration Not available
The average flight time from California to Chennai is 17 hours 11 minutes. However, the duration of flights can differ depending on weather conditions, flight path and congestion in the air. This means individual flight times can be quicker, but on occasion, they can also be longer.

The distance from California to Chennai is 8,761 miles / 14,099 km

California airports

There are a number of airports nearby that fly to Chennai: Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT), San Jose International Airport (SJC), Santa Barbara Municipal Airport (SBA), Oakland International Airport (OAK) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).

Chennai airports

Chennai has 1 airport: Chennai International Airport (MAA)

If you don't fancy flying from Chennai there are a number of airports nearby that fly to California: Bangalore Kempegowda International Airport (BLR), Tiruchirappalli International Airport (TRZ), Vijayawada Airport (VGA), Madurai Airport (IXM), Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (HYD), Kozhikode Calicut International Airport (CCJ) and Cochin International Airport (COK).

We found some additional routes that may be of interest to you: Trinidad to Chennai, California to Kochi, California to India, Bozeman to Coimbatore, Wisconsin to Hyderabad, New York to Grease and California to New Delhi.

California & Chennai local times and timezones

California
PST -08:00
IST +5:30
Chennai
California, United States is 13 hours behind of Chennai, India

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California to Chennai FAQs

How long does it take to fly from California to Chennai?

On average, the flight time from California to Chennai is 17 hours 11 minutes. But remember, flight times can vary slightly depending on weather conditions, flight path and congestion in the air.

This means that your flight from California to Chennai could be longer or shorter than the average flight time.

What is the distance between California and Chennai?

The distance between California and Chennai is 8,761 miles or 14,099 km.

What is the shortest flight duration from California to Chennai?

The shortest flight time from California to Chennai is 17 hours 11 minutes. However, flight times can vary depending on weather conditions, air congestion and flight path, so this time is never guaranteed.

Can I fly from California to Chennai?

The average flight time from California to Chennai is 17 hours 11 minutes. Check ticket prices and review carrier requirements carefully before booking your trip.

What is the timezone difference between California and Chennai?

The time zone difference between California and Chennai is -13 hours.