Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from San Francisco to Hyderabad
|April||Best time to beat the crowds with an average 14% drop in price.|
|December||Most popular time to fly with an average 32% increase in price.|
Average price round-trip
|$1,110||(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)|
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India has restricted entry to most foreign travelers until at least February 28. However, certain eligible foreign nationals are able to travel to India via Vande Bharat flights or third country flights.
Until 28 February, travelers who are arriving from or have transited through the UK must be traveling on a direct flight from the UK to India.
Certain categories of Indian nationals and residents may enter the country on repatriation flights arranged by Ministry of Civil Aviation.
Nationals of Nepal and Bhutan may also enter the country.
Other exceptions exist for air cargo flights that carry goods for trade or essential goods and supplies, and their crew members, helpers, cleaners, etc. Travelers with an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card or booklet are eligible to enter the country, as are their minor children and spouses, or students attending an Indian institution, if one of the parents is a national of India or OCI card holder. Travelers may transit through India from a neighboring country if traveling via India to their country of residence.
The Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has issued new guidelines permitting certain categories of foreign nationals to travel to India on business. However it will require them to first obtain a fresh business or employment visa. For information categories and process, visit the Indian Bureau of Immigration website.
E-visas and tourist Visas are no longer valid.
Travelers must have a medical certificate with a negative COVID-19 RT-PCR test result issued within 72 hours prior to departure.
All travelers must visit the New Delhi Airport website and submit a self-declaration form at least 72 hours prior to departure. Travelers who have been in Afghanistan, Bahrain, Brazil, France, Germany, Iraq, Kuwait, Netherlands, Oman, Qatar, Russian, South Africa, the UK, Ukraine or UAE in the past 14 days must submit to and pay for a confirmatory molecular test upon arrival.
Travelers arriving from Afghanistan, Bahrain, France, Germany, Iraq, Kuwait, Netherlands, Oman, Qatar, Russian, Ukraine or the UAE are subject to a COVID-19 molecular test upon arrival, at their own expense.
Travelers arriving from Brazil, South Africa or the UK are subject to a COVID-19 molecular test upon arrival and another test on day 7, at their own expense.
Travelers coming from or transiting through the UK, Brazil, and South Africa will have to quarantine at least 7 days even if they test negative upon arrival.
Travelers who test negative for COVID but were seated in the same row as, three rows before, or three rows behind a traveler arriving from the UK, South Africa, or Brazil who tests positive for COVID upon arrival will also be placed in institutional quarantine for at least 7 days pending additional testing.
Some states require quarantine for all individuals arriving from outside their borders with no exemptions. During the 14-day quarantine period, travelers are not permitted to use any form of public transportation or appear in any public location.
They may be required to provide contact details and be asked to download the Arogya Setu app.
Travelers are not allowed to transit through Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata or Mumbai.
There are currently 2 active cases of COVID-19 diagnosed in IN and 2 deaths as of Feb 24 2021
Please see our Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Restrictions page for more information on restrictions worldwide.
There are no direct flights for this route listed on KAYAK, the shortest multi-flight duration is 22h 35m.
In the past 3 days, the cheapest one-way tickets were found on Multiple Airlines ($400) and British Airways ($463), and the lowest round-trip tickets have been found on Air India ($612) and United Airlines ($639).
From San Francisco to Hyderabad, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Tuesday is the most expensive. Flying from Hyderabad back to San Francisco , the best deals are generally found on Tuesday, with Monday being the most expensive.
When flying out of San Francisco you will be using San Francisco, often referred to as San Francisco Airport. You will be landing at Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi Intl, also known as Hyderabad Airport.
Also run by Premium Plaza, there is a transit hotel at Hyderabad airport situated close to the car park. Rooms are facilitated with showers and TVs and invite visitors to rest. A choice off the airport, but very close, is the Novotel Hyderabad Airport. This 5-star choice is an upmarket accommodation with a free airport shuttle service as well as a spa center and pool.
The Pushbak Airport Liners are air-conditioned, modern buses which connect the airport with Hyderabad. Buses depart 24/7 in regular intervals from the airport to various spots in the city, such as the Jubilee Bus Station. Tickets cost approximately ₹ 280 ($4) and can be purchased at the bus stops. Alternatively, taxis are also a convenient option, but considerably more expensive with a fare of approximately ₹ 500 ($7.20).
If you want to rent a car during your time in Hyderabad, head to the car rental counters in the arrivals hall. Companies represented at the airport are Carzonrent and One Car Rental, and you may either go for a self-drive car or book one with a driver for even more flexibility and convenience.
Does your flight from San Francisco to Hyderabad take off very late? No problem; at San Francisco airport there are plenty of eateries open 24/7. In Terminal 1 at Boarding Area C, pre-security, there is a Green Beans Coffee which offers snacks and coffee round the clock. In the international terminal’s food court, there is also Roasting Plant Coffee, where you can enjoy pastries and hot coffee whenever you want.
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Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "Simply everything"
Pros: "Love the A380 it’s smoothness quietness and spaciousness. The experienced mature crew were excellent."
Cons: "Food quality and selection. I"
Cons: "Missing one suitcase and it will be delivered a day late supposedly"
Pros: "The crew was so incredible, the safety video was funny, the food was DELICIOUS, the accommodations were above and beyond. Comfortable, great movies, relaxing. First international flight and now I’ll always use British Air"
Cons: "Nothing. This has been the best flight experience I’ve ever had."
Cons: "Same as above."
Pros: "No complaints at all"
Pros: "Nothing to say"
Cons: "Everything. Will never book AA/BA again. Ended up with 42 hours journey."
Pros: "Boarding pass to from LHR to Hyderabad was not iisued at SAT airport. The guy with wheelchair at London didn't help in getting me boarding pass in time. My flight scheduled left. I had to wait for the next flight enroute to Delhi rather than hyderabad directly. I had to wait for more than 10 Hrs at LHR and Delhi. There was heavy delay to reach my destination."
Cons: "Non-issue of boarding pass from LHR to Hyderabad at SAT airport USA. Callous attitude of the guy who didn't help me in getting me the boarding pass at LHR. Enrouting me through Delhi to Hyderabad instead of a direct flight I had to wait for more than 10 Hrs at LHR and Delhi. There was heavy delay to reach my destination."
Cons: "They did not give the gat no till the very end and the s cueing check was horrible when carrying a baby"
Pros: "Arrival into Heathrow was unsatisfactory."
Cons: "Wheelchair request was ignored"
Pros: "This was the right size airplane for the long trip very comfortable."
Cons: "They lost our bags. Many of us on board. And they didn’t give us tracking numbers to follow-up. Argh"
Pros: "Music, maps, news"
Pros: "I like that we didn't crash"
Cons: "They lost my and 5 other persons luggage! British Airways sucks!"
Cons: "They didn't give a direct flight but gave to Mumbai and then from Mumbai to Hyderabad. Had to collect my luggage and recheckin those."
Cons: "Cold coffee."
Cons: "Cold coffee"
Pros: "Only one layover in London"
Cons: "Emirates, Etihad flights I thought were a bit newer and better in terms of comfort and entertainment with more charging ports etc"
Pros: "Crew were good , food was ok."
Cons: "Flight delayed again so both flights to USA and return were delayed... not a great experience . Entertainment took a cou0le of hours to sort, they had to keep resetting it"
Pros: "Courteous, helpful and on time. Good price as well."
Cons: "No complaints"
Cons: "The screen was pretty big but quality pretty bad. Looked like 80s CRT. Also bad selection. Luckily it was a red eye flight."
Pros: "Flight was good . In long flight the food quantity should be increased but quality was good."
Pros: "Entertainment options and wine made the 10+ hour flight pass fairly quickly!"
Cons: "The middle arm rest would not go up and made it incredibly uncomfortable for a 10-hour flight."
Pros: "Liked that my wife and I could have a two seat row to ourselves."
Cons: "In the last leg ie with breakfast they offered only orange juice coffee or tea but no drinking water."
Pros: "Went by quickly and efficiently."
Cons: "More music choices would have been nice."
Cons: "After taking off in San Francisco flight got re-routed to Minneapolis because of a sick passenger on board. Caused me to miss my connection in London and the subsequent flight I was put on because of the delay. Spent 10 hours overnihht at Heathrow in London because British Airways wasn't giving out hotel vouchers just £15 in meal vouchers. Disappointing."
Pros: "We nisssed it due to British airways ineptitudeeverythubg"
Pros: "Storage bins next to seat in world traveller plus"
Cons: "Lack of seinking water and no toilet in the world traveller plus cabin - curtains divided off the area blocking access to any toilets!"
Cons: "More legroom would have been nice"
Cons: "Paid for seat upgrade for "twin" seats on the side. Armrest did not move up, seats were tiny, and the side storage cabin that was one of the perks of the upgraded seating was dirty. For that matter the entire plane was dirty. Food was disgusting. The entire plane was understaffed; multiple people had their call lights on at one time. It was a miserable flight."
Pros: "Checking in online 24 hours prior to departure I received up-dates thrice regarding the delay of the flight which was very convenient. I had also learned about the protections that I enjoy as a passenger checking in online. The flight caught up in terms of timing as I had to catch a connecting flight to the continent from London. I was very pleased, also with the courteous flight attendents, the food, the entertainment selection and sufficient leg room in economy class. Overall a lovely experience, indeed!"
Cons: "It has been a week and British airways still hasn't delivered my suitcase."
Pros: "All great"
Cons: "I liked everything"
Pros: "The entertainment selection and the friendly crew."
Cons: "The seats on the first flight were incredibly uncomfortable. There was no leg room, the aisles were incredibly narrow, and the seats were so close together that my neighbor and I bumped arms throughout the flight, and neither of us are large people. That was our first flight on BA and unfortunately it will probably be our last."
Cons: "Seat too small. No free wifi in the XXI century? !!!"
Pros: "Pleasant check in process. Long layover tags put on our checked bags On time"
Pros: "Very nice flight attendants"
Cons: "Did not have wifi or live TV"
Pros: "The food was decent especially considering that most don't even offer meals anymore. The movie selection was excellent"
Cons: "It was probably one of the fullest flights I've ever been on and the seats were so small and jammed together by 2/3 through the flight I was actually in pain. I don't remember things being so tight on my last international flight."
Cons: "Wish water had been available For free London to Framkfurt"
Pros: "Everything no complaints"
Cons: "No copmplaints"
Pros: "Across to entertainment helped pass the time"
Cons: "On an 11 + hour flight it's extremely difficult if not impossible to get any sleep when you can barely move your seat back. Try removing some seats ...yes, I know impossible"
Pros: "This flight was for my mother. The wheelchair service was very helpful. The crew were very nice. The food was great. Will fly with BA again."
Pros: "Didnt travel"
Cons: "On time and good staff"
Pros: "I upgraded my seat fr more legroom"
Cons: "On the trip over, British Air had no record of my seat upgrades. They tried to accomodate, but it was not the same. They did process a payment for about $110 for upgrades both way, however, and I have written to get a refund. In general, British Air can be not responsive or helpful in the admin department and i will avoid them from hereon."
Pros: "The seates were nice and plush. The journey wasn't bumpy at all, and the pilot was funny. He made a fun comment saying 'he had someplace to be in New York so he will get us there as quickly as possible.' :P The crew was friendly and sweet."
Cons: "There was no food ! I assumed a flight from the west coast to the east coast would atleast provide with some food ! But nada. It bugged me more because I had to catch a another flight from new York to London. Other than that, guess it was pretty okay."
Cons: "Too cold.... It is no possible to be in this temperature!"
Pros: "Well organized"
Cons: "No free wifi :("
Cons: "Showed up at airport w 2 15 yr olds traveling alone. We're told we needed to pay $150 each way. We were NOT told when tix were purchased. Accused of lying about the girls ages when we booked. Tix were booked and paid by two different parents and times. Agent relented and waived fee. At the gate we were again challenged and had to go thru it all again. No more United for us!"
Pros: "Nice airplane"
Cons: "Everything was bad!!!! With a lot of delay"
Pros: "The flights were on time and without incident."
Cons: "I did not get an email to check in, what is up with that! I bought a 14" roller bag to fit under any seat. However it does not fit under all of your aisle seats. Can you indicate seats with less space on your maps. I bought the bag so I wouldn't have to lift it up. Leg space is better on Delta and under seat room also."
Pros: "Roomier comfortable seating."
Cons: "Paying for luggage and food"
Pros: "At least there was room to sprawl out and rest."
Cons: "We boarded our plane and during preflight check on the runway the captain learned there was mechanical error (in the right engine fuel something). The issue could not be solved and we had to change planes. On the second plane, the captain shared with travelers that "and two loose wires were found, so it's good we caught that and changed planes". What the heck? Shouldn't basic functions be checked before a plane is boarded? What was supposed to be a 1030 red eye, turned out to be a 1 AM bloodshot eye."
Pros: "Everyone was very polite and easy going. Definitely kept me comfortable(:"
Cons: "Didn't seat us together, although I selected seats at purchase."
Pros: "They were prompt and polite"
Cons: "Seats were EXTREMELY uncomfortable and felt like a very old mattress in desespertly need of replacement"
Cons: "We were trying to print our boarding passes and computer didn't recognize our bar code. United employees were trying to help us and they couldn't print it either until we approched counter. We didn't see that much of professionalism on United employees. At one point one of the employees told us to go back to Air Canada counter and I thought she was not trained properly."
Pros: "The fact that everything went as planned with no delays."
Cons: "It was a very unpleasant experience overall."
Cons: "I was treated with the most disrespectful tone, hurried like cattle."
Pros: "Glad they waited for me."
Cons: "Seating was awful. I reserved a seat in advance & it wasn't there when I checked in."
Pros: "Seats fit for midgets"
Pros: "On time, organized boarding"
Pros: "787 is a great machine. Quiet and comfortable. Free movies with great touchscreen and audio."
Cons: "standing on the tarmac for a few minutes, waiting to board, was uncomfortably cold / I wasn't dressed for that."
Cons: "It was delayed by 3 hrs"
Cons: "Online check in was ambiguous and I wasnt sure if I as checked in or not. The gate did not have scanners for the boarding passes on the united mobile app."
Pros: "It was on time and the lights were dimmed so I could sleep better. The staff was also very friendly and helpful."
Pros: "The service was good, boarding and take off on time."
Cons: "The ride was so bumpy! I've traveled back and forth from Boston to SFO and it's not usually this bumpy from SFO to Boston."
Pros: "The staff for united were super helpful and accommodating. Made traveling with my pet super easy."
Cons: "Nothing. Everyone was acceptional!"
Pros: "The service is not close ro KOREAN AIR ON THE PLANE. The plane is old . The cres is tired.."
Pros: "Had ways to stay entertained onboard"
Cons: "Hard to get comfortable"
Cons: "have no idea if I'll even make it thru the day."
Pros: "Staff seemed lively and created good atmosphere; thank you."
Pros: "Both flights were early, which was nice for a change."
Cons: "A little bumpy"
Pros: "Service was good"
Cons: "Many alerts in my e-mail."
Pros: "comfort and everthing was good"
Cons: "ac was too cold"
Cons: "I did not make it on time to a wedding because of the delay & problem with the plane."
Pros: "The personnel were attentive and polite on the flights"
Cons: "Both going to Eugene and returning the plane was dirty, crumbs and dirt on the floor, garbage/trash in the seatbacks...very poor standard How do you people live with yourselves,?this was a substandard experience for a substantial amount of money."
Cons: "Was told I could sit next to my travel partner but when we went to check in at the boarding gate, we did not have seats together...."
Cons: "Never made it to Sna. Whiched me to lax because that was fastest time back. Wasted more money on uber to get home from la"
Pros: "Nice big plane and great staff"
Cons: "45 minute delay"
Cons: "Old planes, blanket with hair, no complimentary meals"
Pros: "Was impressed w the new plane"
Cons: "Overhead storage a little small"
Pros: "Google service on United Airlines not pleasant in the flights were delayed all the time"
Cons: "Bad experience flying with United Airlines sorry"
Pros: "Nice place"
Pros: "Time to destination with non stop flight is excellent."
Cons: "Crew addressing elderly people, My mom was provided food until she went and explicitly asked for food."
Pros: "Checkin bag missed. Worst Air india"
Cons: "Air India needs to be competitive and offer better services that is on par with other international airlines."
Pros: "Nice charming very cooperative."
Cons: "More than satisfied wonderful."
Pros: "Everything is very comfortable"
Cons: "It’s perfect"
Pros: "Air India ground staff do not have proper planning and allocation of Seats"
Cons: "Smile and patience"
Cons: "everything starting from delayed flight to communications"
Pros: "leg space"
Cons: "entertainment system, punctuality of flight"
Pros: "Passengers were so cool. I mean indian passengers were so warm and cool"
Cons: "Entertainment was old and broken. Could have been updated to latest."
Cons: "Consol provided with my seat 18C on 30th November 18 and 18 d on 6th Feb 19 I.e more than 2 months was no operational . Due to this no entertainment facilities was available during my to and fro journey. Such inefficiency is not tolerable. Pl take note of this."
Pros: "On time Baggage handling is quick"
Cons: "Inside cabin cleanliness is bad"
Cons: "No wifi"
Pros: "One hour flight ,there was no problem.4 O’clock snack was good."
Cons: "Too much delay Of the flight without giving a reason is irritating & all the programmes get upset."
Cons: "chairs too bad...entertainment and displays too bad"
Cons: "I am 60 years old and specially requested for wheelchair, but to my surprise airline said no wheelchair has been booked for you. It turned out to be the worst flight"
Cons: "I paid fee for preferred seating but airline did not allott the seating that I selected."
Cons: "I don’t like my checking process at San Francisco. The information with customer agent was different to information provided during checkin. And it’s misguided me and I loose checkin baggage. Very disappointed with overall process."
Pros: "I was happy about the flight was on time, my luggage was safe n secured ,"
Cons: "Overall experience was good but the aircraft condition was old. Some of the facility were not working properly like TV remote. Food was also okay."
Cons: "Both flights started and reached late. Very inconvenient."
Pros: "No turbulence. Great flying experience."
Cons: "I disliked nothing."
Pros: "Very short flight. Easy transfer in Delhi...Immigration and customs done in chennai"
Cons: "Old aircraft used...This route might be served best with newer aircraft"
Pros: "All the latest entertainment"
Cons: "Refer above"
Cons: "1. My chair back was not reclining fully 2. The tray table was a bit broken 3. The inflight entertainment system was terribly to navigate 4. the sound on the entertainment system was not great. 5. In the bathrooms the toilet paper and seat covers were not regularly replaced. 6. I got breakfast at 8am and then beverages at 2.30pm and lunch at 3pm. This left me terribly hungry and exhausted."
Pros: "Very rude and no interest in their job."
Pros: "Domestic travel and quality way better than international"
Cons: "Flight got delayed."
Cons: "Never shows up on scheduled time. Consisten delays misleading the passengers"
Pros: "Travel schedule & landing before time."
Cons: "too much unnecessary delay"
Cons: "Display screens didn’t work properly and one had to Press on random points on the screen to get the movie screen going"
Pros: "I really liked the spacious seat"
Cons: "they are not serving water or any drinks other than during meal times, i have to go and ask for water eveytime. its good if they can sever water in between that may every 2 hours"
Cons: "Proper information about status of delay"
Pros: "They have been charged 12650 rupees for 60 pounds of baggage"
Cons: "The flight was delayed, no proper support or updates were given. The flight tracking page of air India is not updated real time."
Pros: "It is simply convenient"
Cons: "I am ok with all type of services they provide."
Cons: "Comfort and entertainment"
Cons: "there is no respect to customers."
Cons: "The flight was delayed without any notice."
Pros: "Good food, smooth flight, great movies/shows and only 13-hours!"
Pros: "As per expectation"
Cons: "Flight got delayed after boarding because of water on runway due to rains."
Cons: "I placed a meal request on their website but they were clueless and did not serve it on both sectors, Hyd - Sfo & Sfo - Hyd!"
Cons: "dirty flight bad service as usual"
Cons: "The way to the International gates was confusing since this was a domestic flight. Other than that, everything was good."
Pros: "On time and courteous staff"
Cons: "Baggage was misplaced and left in Mumbai. Not sent to destnation."
Airlines flying from San Francisco to Hyderabad have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from San Francisco to Hyderabad
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from San Francisco to Hyderabad
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from San Francisco to Hyderabad
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from San Francisco to Hyderabad
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