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Cheap flights from New Zealand to California from $588

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 15/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
AKL — LAX
24 May — 31 May1
1 adult
Fri 24/5
Fri 31/5

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 13 days in advance to save up to 23% 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 13 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 $1,222, or $1,504 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

March can be a great time to fly to California from New Zealand with a flight ticket averaging about $1,516. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as $918. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

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 Fiji Airways flights from New Zealand to California

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Fiji Airways for the route between New Zealand and California. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 115,986 searches. Data last updated 19 May 2024.
Peruse some of the lowest-priced Fiji Airways flights we've found from New Zealand to California. Be sure to come back soon if the deals available don't appeal to you at this time.
Sat 1/615:15AKL - LAX
1 stop16h 40mFiji Airways
Sat 8/623:55LAX - AKL
1 stop16h 45mFiji Airways
Deal found 17/5$1,164
Sun 9/613:00AKL - LAX
1 stop18h 55mFiji Airways
Thu 5/923:55LAX - AKL
1 stop18h 05mFiji Airways
Deal found 19/5$1,208
Sat 25/514:30AKL - LAX
1 stop17h 25mFiji Airways
Thu 13/623:55LAX - AKL
1 stop19h 20mFiji Airways
Deal found 18/5$1,226
Mon 3/613:05AKL - LAX
1 stop18h 50mFiji Airways
Sun 9/623:55LAX - AKL
1 stop16h 45mFiji Airways
Deal found 18/5$1,268
Sat 25/514:30AKL - LAX
1 stop17h 25mFiji Airways
Sat 15/623:55LAX - AKL
1 stop16h 35mFiji Airways
Deal found 18/5$1,280
Wed 5/613:05AKL - LAX
1 stop18h 50mFiji Airways
Wed 11/923:55LAX - AKL
1 stop16h 45mFiji Airways
Deal found 19/5$1,296
Mon 3/613:05AKL - LAX
1 stop18h 50mFiji Airways
Mon 17/623:55LAX - AKL
1 stop27h 50mFiji Airways
Deal found 18/5$1,320

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from New Zealand to California

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qantas Airways for the route between New Zealand and California. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 115,986 searches. Data last updated 19 May 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on Qantas Airways flights travelling from New Zealand to California. Ensure the flight price, dates, time, and airline match your criteria before you book.
Wed 22/507:00AKL - LAX
1 stop26h 20mQantas Airways
Wed 12/623:45LAX - AKL
1 stop28h 10mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/5$1,170
Mon 27/506:10AKL - LAX
1 stop22h 00mQantas Airways
Mon 17/621:15LAX - AKL
1 stop22h 05mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/5$1,196
Thu 25/707:30AKL - LAX
1 stop25h 50mQantas Airways
Sat 3/821:15LAX - AKL
1 stop22h 05mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/5$1,232
Wed 22/515:30AKL - LAX
1 stop22h 00mQantas Airways
Sun 9/623:45LAX - AKL
1 stop26h 25mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/5$1,245
Wed 22/513:20AKL - LAX
1 stop20h 00mQantas Airways
Sat 15/623:45LAX - AKL
1 stop19h 20mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/5$1,257
Sat 20/715:30AKL - LAX
1 stop22h 00mQantas Airways
Sat 3/821:50LAX - AKL
1 stop26h 05mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/5$1,263
Thu 23/513:20AKL - LAX
1 stop20h 00mQantas Airways
Fri 14/623:45LAX - AKL
1 stop28h 10mQantas Airways
Deal found 18/5$1,276
Sat 25/507:30AKL - LAX
1 stop25h 50mQantas Airways
Tue 18/623:45LAX - AKL
1 stop22h 55mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/5$1,278
Wed 22/506:10AKL - LAX
1 stop31h 20mQantas Airways
Sat 15/623:45LAX - AKL
1 stop19h 20mQantas Airways
Deal found 18/5$1,281

Cheap New Zealand to California flights in May & June 2024

Find cheap flight options from New Zealand to California specifically for the months of May and June 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 115,986 searches. Prices were last updated on 19 May 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from New Zealand to California in 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Sat 1/615:15AKL - LAX
1 stop16h 40mFiji Airways
Sat 8/623:55LAX - AKL
1 stop16h 45mFiji Airways
Deal found 17/5$1,164
Wed 22/507:00AKL - LAX
1 stop26h 20mQantas Airways
Wed 12/623:45LAX - AKL
1 stop28h 10mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/5$1,170
Sun 19/513:00AKL - LAX
Nonstop12h 25mDelta
Fri 14/622:30LAX - AKL
Nonstop13h 05mDelta
Deal found 17/5$1,178
Mon 20/506:10AKL - LAX
1 stop22h 00mQantas Airways
Tue 11/623:45LAX - AKL
1 stop22h 55mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/5$1,196
Thu 23/507:30AKL - LAX
1 stop28h 45mAmerican Airlines
Tue 18/607:35LAX - AKL
2 stops33h 40mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,205
Sun 9/613:00AKL - LAX
1 stop18h 55mFiji Airways
Thu 5/923:55LAX - AKL
1 stop18h 05mFiji Airways
Deal found 19/5$1,208
Thu 23/506:00AKL - LAX
1 stop19h 05mAmerican Airlines
Thu 13/617:02LAX - AKL
2 stops29h 38mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,211
Wed 22/513:20AKL - LAX
2 stops26h 40mAmerican Airlines
Wed 12/622:30LAX - AKL
1 stop20h 35mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,219
Tue 21/516:05AKL - LAX
2 stops33h 00mAmerican Airlines
Mon 17/622:30LAX - AKL
1 stop20h 30mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 18/5$1,221

New Zealand to California 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between New Zealand and California in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 115,986 searches. Data last updated 19 May 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from New Zealand to California in 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Fri 27/1214:50AKL - LAX
Nonstop12h 10mDelta
Mon 13/122:55LAX - AKL
Nonstop13h 00mDelta
Deal found 17/5$1,136
Fri 20/1214:50AKL - LAX
Nonstop12h 10mDelta
Sat 4/122:55LAX - AKL
Nonstop13h 00mDelta
Deal found 19/5$1,138
Sat 1/615:15AKL - LAX
1 stop16h 40mFiji Airways
Sat 8/623:55LAX - AKL
1 stop16h 45mFiji Airways
Deal found 17/5$1,164
Wed 22/507:00AKL - LAX
1 stop26h 20mQantas Airways
Wed 12/623:45LAX - AKL
1 stop28h 10mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/5$1,170
Sun 19/513:00AKL - LAX
Nonstop12h 25mDelta
Fri 14/622:30LAX - AKL
Nonstop13h 05mDelta
Deal found 17/5$1,178
Mon 20/506:10AKL - LAX
1 stop22h 00mQantas Airways
Tue 11/623:45LAX - AKL
1 stop22h 55mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/5$1,196
Thu 23/507:30AKL - LAX
1 stop28h 45mAmerican Airlines
Tue 18/607:35LAX - AKL
2 stops33h 40mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,205
Sun 9/613:00AKL - LAX
1 stop18h 55mFiji Airways
Thu 5/923:55LAX - AKL
1 stop18h 05mFiji Airways
Deal found 19/5$1,208
Thu 23/506:00AKL - LAX
1 stop19h 05mAmerican Airlines
Thu 13/617:02LAX - AKL
2 stops29h 38mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,211

Direct flights to California from New Zealand

Discover direct flight options from New Zealand to California. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 115,986 searches. Data last updated 19 May 2024.
For a quicker trip, book one of these direct flights from New Zealand to California. Users seeking other options on flights from New Zealand to California should update the search form at the top of the page.
Sun 3/1114:50AKL - LAX
Nonstop12h 10mDelta
Sun 10/1122:55LAX - AKL
Nonstop13h 00mDelta
Deal found 18/5$1,136
Fri 4/1014:00AKL - LAX
Nonstop12h 20mDelta
Fri 11/1022:20LAX - AKL
Nonstop13h 15mDelta
Deal found 19/5$1,138
Fri 31/513:00AKL - LAX
Nonstop12h 30mDelta
Fri 14/622:30LAX - AKL
Nonstop13h 05mDelta
Deal found 18/5$1,475
Fri 31/513:00AKL - LAX
Nonstop12h 30mDelta
Fri 21/622:30LAX - AKL
Nonstop13h 05mDelta
Deal found 18/5$1,477
Wed 29/513:00AKL - LAX
Nonstop12h 30mDelta
Wed 5/622:30LAX - AKL
Nonstop13h 05mDelta
Deal found 19/5$1,480
Sun 14/713:00AKL - LAX
Nonstop12h 25mDelta
Mon 22/722:35LAX - AKL
Nonstop13h 00mDelta
Deal found 18/5$1,482
Wed 10/713:00AKL - LAX
Nonstop12h 25mDelta
Wed 24/722:35LAX - AKL
Nonstop13h 00mDelta
Deal found 18/5$1,483
Sat 20/715:55AKL - LAX
Nonstop12h 05mAir New Zealand
Sat 3/821:00LAX - AKL
Nonstop13h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/5$1,504
Tue 6/819:45AKL - SFO
Nonstop12h 05mAir New Zealand
Tue 27/822:00SFO - AKL
Nonstop13h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 19/5$1,509

New Zealand to California flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from New Zealand to California for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 115,986 searches. Data last updated 19 May 2024.
Consider one of these great deals we found on last-minute flights from New Zealand to California. Users should examine the flight details to ensure there are no surprises.
Fri 24/513:00AKL - LAX
Nonstop12h 30mDelta
Fri 14/622:30LAX - AKL
Nonstop13h 05mDelta
Deal found 17/5$1,178
Mon 27/506:10AKL - LAX
1 stop22h 00mQantas Airways
Mon 17/621:15LAX - AKL
1 stop22h 05mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/5$1,196
Fri 24/506:00AKL - LAX
1 stop19h 05mAmerican Airlines
Thu 13/607:35LAX - AKL
2 stops33h 40mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,205
Sat 25/514:30AKL - LAX
1 stop17h 25mFiji Airways
Thu 13/623:55LAX - AKL
1 stop19h 20mFiji Airways
Deal found 18/5$1,226
Sun 26/506:00AKL - LAX
2 stops43h 15mAmerican Airlines
Thu 13/607:35LAX - AKL
2 stops35h 25mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,237
Fri 24/515:30AKL - LAX
1 stop22h 00mQantas Airways
Wed 19/621:15LAX - AKL
1 stop31h 10mQantas Airways
Deal found 18/5$1,276
Sat 25/507:30AKL - LAX
1 stop25h 50mQantas Airways
Tue 18/623:45LAX - AKL
1 stop22h 55mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/5$1,278
Sat 25/514:30AKL - LAX
1 stop17h 25mFiji Airways
Fri 21/623:55LAX - AKL
1 stop16h 35mFiji Airways
Deal found 18/5$1,280
Sun 26/507:30AKL - LAX
1 stop25h 50mQantas Airways
Thu 20/620:50LAX - AKL
1 stop21h 05mQantas Airways
Deal found 18/5$1,306

One-way flights to California from New Zealand

Search for one-way flight options from New Zealand to California. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 115,986 searches. Data last updated 19 May 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from New Zealand to California, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. Those needing a return flight from New Zealand to California can use the search form above.
Sat 15/613:20AKL - LAX
1 stop20h 00mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$588
Thu 25/707:30AKL - LAX
1 stop25h 50mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$590
Tue 28/506:05CHC - SFO
1 stop30h 45mQantas Airways
Deal found 18/5$592
Thu 13/606:00AKL - LAX
1 stop27h 20mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/5$593
Sun 26/507:30AKL - SFO
2 stops31h 31mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 18/5$605
Wed 29/506:05CHC - SFO
2 stops31h 01mQantas Airways
Deal found 18/5$608
Sat 15/616:05AKL - LAX
2 stops32h 55mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$629
Wed 31/706:00AKL - LAX
2 stops34h 40mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$632
Tue 28/506:25CHC - SFO
2 stops54h 41mQantas Airways
Deal found 18/5$639

Find flights from New Zealand to California within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from New Zealand to California that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 115,986 searches. Data last updated 19 May 2024.

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$1,164 - $1,780

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Return

Price

Auckland IntlLos Angeles

AKL - LAX

AKLLAX

Auckland Intl

Sat 1/6

1 stop16h 40m

Los Angeles

Sat 8/6

1 stop16h 45m

$1,164

Auckland IntlLos Angeles

AKL - LAX

AKLLAX

Auckland Intl

Wed 22/5

1 stop26h 20m

Los Angeles

Wed 12/6

1 stop28h 10m

$1,170

Auckland IntlLos Angeles

AKL - LAX

AKLLAX

Auckland Intl

Thu 23/5

1 stop25h 50m

Los Angeles

Wed 19/6

1 stop20h 30m

$1,178

Auckland IntlLos Angeles

AKL - LAX

AKLLAX

Auckland Intl

Thu 25/7

1 stop20h 00m

Los Angeles

Sat 3/8

2 stops38h 55m

$1,426

Auckland IntlLos Angeles

AKL - LAX

AKLLAX

Auckland Intl

Sun 26/5

Nonstop12h 30m

Los Angeles

Mon 10/6

Nonstop13h 05m

$1,475

Auckland IntlLos Angeles

AKL - LAX

AKLLAX

Auckland Intl

Sat 20/7

Nonstop12h 05m

Los Angeles

Sat 3/8

Nonstop13h 00m

$1,504

ChristchurchLos Angeles

CHC - LAX

CHCLAX

Christchurch

Sun 2/6

2 stops24h 34m

Los Angeles

Tue 18/6

2 stops26h 10m

$1,623

Auckland IntlSan Francisco

AKL - SFO

AKLSFO

Auckland Intl

Wed 7/8

1 stop18h 50m

San Francisco

Thu 5/9

2 stops26h 20m

$1,731

Auckland IntlSan Francisco

AKL - SFO

AKLSFO

Auckland Intl

Tue 6/8

2 stops35h 11m

San Francisco

Tue 27/8

2 stops27h 40m

$1,780

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 17/5

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Reviews of airlines servicing California

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to California. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to California. Reviews last updated 19 May 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from New Zealand to California, such as Fiji Airways, Qantas Airways and American Airlines. Reviews also offer insight into each airline's entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.7
Very Good
76 reviews

Entertainment

7.4

Crew

8.9

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.7

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.5

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.7
Very Good
76 reviews
8.7
Very Good
76 reviews

Entertainment

7.4

Crew

8.9

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.7

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.5

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.3
Very Good
906 reviews
8.7
Very Good
76 reviews

Entertainment

7.4

Crew

8.9

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.7

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.5

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.3
Very Good
623 reviews
8.7
Very Good
76 reviews

Entertainment

7.4

Crew

8.9

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.7

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.5

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.2
Very Good
1,439 reviews
8.7
Very Good
76 reviews

Entertainment

7.4

Crew

8.9

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.7

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.5

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.1
Very Good
3,939 reviews
8.7
Very Good
76 reviews

Entertainment

7.4

Crew

8.9

Comfort

8.1

Overall

8.7

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.5

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

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  • Can I find flights from New Zealand to California for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to California for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $1,164, but on average you can expect to pay $1,231.

  • Are there direct flights from New Zealand to California for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

    Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from New Zealand to California under $1,200. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to California is less than $1,511.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to California for under $1,200?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from New Zealand to California within the next 7 days for less than $1,200.

  • How popular is this New Zealand to California flight route?

  • What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New Zealand to California one-way?

    $588 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from American Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Qantas Airways and Delta, with prices starting from $592 and $703, respectively.

  • What does AKL to LAX mean?

    AKL stands for Auckland Intl Airport, while LAX stands for Los Angeles Airport. These codes are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry. San Francisco Airport (SFO), San Diego Airport (SAN), Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (SNA), San Jose Airport (SJC), Sacramento Intl Airport (SMF) are other airports near this flight route and their unique identifiers/IATA codes.

  • Can I find deals for flights from New Zealand to California that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your New Zealand to California flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from New Zealand to California with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter New Zealand to California flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from New Zealand to California that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on New Zealand to California flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from New Zealand to California?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from New Zealand to California.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from New Zealand to California?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from New Zealand to California by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from New Zealand to California that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from New Zealand to California offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from New Zealand to California?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on New Zealand to California flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the New Zealand to California flight deals updated?

    The New Zealand to California flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 19/5.

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