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How to find the cheapest flight from
Auckland (AKL) to California

How far in advance should I book a flight from Auckland to California?

To save on the cost of your flight from Auckland to California, book at least 16 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,126 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,293.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Auckland to California?

May can be a great time to fly to California from Auckland with a flight ticket averaging about $1,179. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $814. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

Cheap flights from Auckland to California in January, February 2021

The best prices found for AKL to California flights in January, February
21 Jan - 21 Apr
$2,240pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Hawaiian Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
21 Jan - 21 Apr
$2,260pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Hawaiian Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
21 Jan - 21 Apr
$2,263pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Hawaiian Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Auckland found for this year
6 Jul - 12 Aug
$1,325pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
7 Apr - 14 Apr
$1,326pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
8 Jul - 18 Jul
$1,338pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to California from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to California direct flight deals
16 May - 18 May
$1,502pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
United Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
16 May - 18 May
$1,506pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
United Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
16 May - 18 May
$1,508pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
United Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from Auckland to California

Late deals on return flights to California from Auckland, departing today and this week
30 Jan - 6 Feb
$2,830pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
25 Jan - 1 Feb
$3,111pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
25 Jan - 1 Feb
$3,339pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to California from Auckland

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to California
14:10 - 06:35
Air Tahiti Nui
1 stop
35h 25m
AKL - LAX
Air Tahiti Nui
$693
mytrip.com
02:15 - 01:45
American Airlines
1 stop
18h 30m
AKL - LAX
American Airlines
09:05 - 08:40
Qantas Airways
1 stop
18h 35m
AKL - LAX
Qantas Airways
$760
AirNGo

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Auckland to California flights.

Flight FAQs

From Auckland to California

Can I find flights from Auckland to California for under $1,404 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to California for under $1,404. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $1,325, but on average you can expect to pay $1,404.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Auckland Intl to California to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Auckland Intl to California are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Auckland Intl to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Auckland Intl to California that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Air New Zealand, Fiji Airways, and Qantas Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Auckland to California for under $1,544 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Auckland to California under $1,544. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to California is less than $2,555.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to California for under $2,948?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Auckland to California within the next 7 days for less than $2,948.

How popular is this flight route?

The Auckland Intl to California flight path was viewed by 8,116 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Auckland to California?

Before booking your flight from Auckland to California, check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air Canada or Air China.

What are the most popular routes from Auckland to California?

Most travellers choose Auckland Intl - Los Angeles, Auckland Intl - San Francisco or Auckland Intl - Long Beach Municipal when deciding on the best route from Auckland to California.

What are the cheapest flights from Auckland to California?

On average you can expect to pay $2,077 for a flight from Auckland to California. The cheapest flight overall is $495 while the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - Los Angeles) is currently priced at $1,326.

What are the most reliable airlines from Auckland to California?

Before booking your flight to California from Auckland, have a look at the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Air New Zealand (95%), Air Canada (89%), Turkish Airlines( 89%).

How long does is the flight from Auckland to California?

Airlines like United Airlines, Fiji Airways, and Hawaiian Airlines fly from Auckland to California in about 12h 10m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 5h 15m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Auckland to California return?

According to our current data, Fiji Airways ($1,326), Hawaiian Airlines ($1,342), and United Airlines ($1,415) offers the cheapest pricing from Auckland to California.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Auckland to California one-way?

$605 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Hawaiian Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Air Tahiti Nui and American Airlines, with prices starting from $650 and $718, respectively.

Arrival points for flights from Auckland to California

Destination information for California

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Auckland to California
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Flight duration
12h 40m

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing

Bakersfield Meadows Field (BFL)
Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City McNamara Field (CEC)
McClellan-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno Airterminal (FAT)

Top 10 airlines flying from Auckland to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Auckland to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Fiji Airways
$545 $763 No cancel fee 74%
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Hawaiian Airlines
$582 $934 No cancel fee 85%
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Virgin Australia
$636 $946 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$605 $951 No cancel fee 74%
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China Eastern
$806 $952 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air Tahiti Nui
$593 $965 No cancel fee 73%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Air Tahiti Nui. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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American Airlines
$568 $969 No cancel fee 71%
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Air China
$842 $993 No cancel fee 67%
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United Airlines
$595 $1,102 No cancel fee 69%
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Air New Zealand
$489 $1,149 No cancel fee 78%
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