Cheap flights from New Zealand to California

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2 Jul — 9 Jul1
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How far in advance should I book a flight from New Zealand to California?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 40% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from New Zealand to California 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $2,091, or $2,561 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to California?

February can be a great time to fly to California from New Zealand with a flight ticket averaging about $2,067. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $1,404. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of October.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to California (NZ - CA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from New Zealand to California as you normally would.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to California in June, July 2022

The best prices found for New Zealand to California flights in June, July
22 Jul - 5 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 40m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

28h 45m
$1,303

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 26.6.22

14 Jul - 21 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

18h 50m
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

16h 45m
$1,303

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 26.6.22

21 Jul - 12 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

15h 35m
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

17h 30m
$1,304

Air Tahiti Nui

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Deal found 26.6.22

New Zealand to California 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from New Zealand found for this year
8 Sep - 25 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

19h 20m
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

28h 20m
$1,274

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 25.6.22

15 Nov - 29 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

25h 45m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

28h 40m
$1,301

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 26.6.22

22 Jul - 5 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 40m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

28h 45m
$1,303

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 26.6.22

Cheap Fiji Airways flights from New Zealand to California

8 Sep - 25 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

19h 20m
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

28h 20m
$1,274

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 25.6.22

15 Nov - 29 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

25h 45m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

28h 40m
$1,301

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 26.6.22

14 Jul - 21 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

18h 50m
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

16h 45m
$1,303

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 26.6.22

Cheap Air Tahiti Nui flights from New Zealand to California

21 Jul - 12 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

15h 35m
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

17h 30m
$1,304

Air Tahiti Nui

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Deal found 26.6.22

22 Jul - 12 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

34h 40m
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

17h 30m
$1,352

Air Tahiti Nui

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Deal found 25.6.22

21 Jul - 12 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

15h 35m
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

17h 30m
$1,356

Air Tahiti Nui

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Deal found 26.6.22

Direct flights to California from New Zealand

Save time with New Zealand to California direct flight deals
6 Dec - 21 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

14h 15m
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

17h 00m
$1,322

Air Tahiti Nui

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Deal found 24.6.22

21 Jul - 12 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

15h 35m
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

17h 30m
$1,356

Air Tahiti Nui

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Deal found 26.6.22

15 Aug - 28 Aug
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

12h 05m
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

12h 55m
$1,486

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 25.6.22

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to California

Late deals on return flights to California from New Zealand, departing today and this week
3 Jul - 10 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

15h 35m
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

19h 30m
$1,882

Air Tahiti Nui

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Deal found 25.6.22

4 Jul - 18 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

24h 50m
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

18h 15m
$1,945

Hawaiian Airlines

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Deal found 26.6.22

4 Jul - 18 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

24h 05m
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

18h 15m
$1,964

Hawaiian Airlines

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Deal found 26.6.22

One-way flights to California from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to California
17 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

14h 15m
$582

Air Tahiti Nui

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Deal found 24.6.22

15 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

15h 35m
$630

Air Tahiti Nui

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Deal found 27.6.22

13 Oct
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

15h 35m
$644

Air Tahiti Nui

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Deal found 24.6.22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New Zealand to California flights.

Which airlines flying from New Zealand to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

Can I find flights from New Zealand to California for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to California for under $1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $1,274, but on average you can expect to pay $1,325.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to California for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from New Zealand to California under $1,400. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to California is less than $1,519.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to California for under $1,900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Zealand to California within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

What days are direct flights available from New Zealand to California?

Direct flights are available for this route on the following days: Friday.

How popular is this New Zealand to California flight route?

Flights from New Zealand to California have been viewed 3,459 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from New Zealand to California on average per day?

On average, you can expect to see 2 flights from New Zealand to California a day.
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How long is the flight from New Zealand to California?

A quick flight from New Zealand to California can take about 15h 35m. Fiji Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $1,274. New Zealand and California are separated by a distance of 10544 km. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

Destination points for flights from New Zealand to California

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Top 5 airlines flying from New Zealand to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United AirlinesCheapest$921Average$1,798FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$931Average$1,708FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$1,007Average$1,438FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Fiji AirwaysCheapest$1,020Average$1,463FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hawaiian AirlinesCheapest$1,028Average$1,464FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time85%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from New Zealand to California

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