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Cheap flights from San Francisco to Christchurch from $1,432

This is the cheapest return flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 12/11. 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.
SFO — CHC
17 Apr — 24 Apr1
1 adult
Wed 17/4
Wed 24/4

The best prices from San Francisco to Christchurch are usually found in November or March, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

Cheap flight deals from San Francisco to Christchurch

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from San Francisco (SFO) to Christchurch (CHC). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 12 April 2024.

Popular in

January

Cheapest in

November

Average price

$2,369

Round-trip from

$186
High demand for flights, 20% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in April 2024
From San Francisco to Christchurch

What is the cheapest day to fly return from San Francisco to Christchurch?

Flying to your destination on a Monday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Christchurch. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Christchurch?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 57 days in advance to save up to 49% 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 57 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 San Francisco to Christchurch 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,878, or $2,581 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Christchurch?

The best pricing can be found in the month of November. Prices to Christchurch from San Francisco average $2,480. You can even find prices in November for less than $2,480, as users have found deals to Christchurch from as low as $1,369. The month of January appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Christchurch from San Francisco. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 25%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Christchurch (SFO - CHC)?

When flying from San Francisco to Christchurch, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap Fiji Airways flights from San Francisco to Christchurch

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Fiji Airways for the route between San Francisco and Christchurch. 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 124,195 searches. Data last updated 12 April 2024.
Check out some of the cheapest Fiji Airways flights we've come across from San Francisco to Christchurch. Deals update often to give you more flight options matching your criteria
Tue 6/823:35SFO - CHC
1 stop17h 40mFiji Airways
Wed 28/813:50CHC - SFO
2 stops42h 35mFiji Airways
Deal found 11/4$1,957
Sat 3/823:35SFO - CHC
1 stop17h 40mFiji Airways
Sat 17/813:15CHC - SFO
1 stop19h 10mFiji Airways
Deal found 11/4$2,095
Tue 30/423:00SFO - CHC
1 stop18h 15mFiji Airways
Tue 7/513:15CHC - SFO
1 stop19h 30mFiji Airways
Deal found 11/4$2,135
Tue 6/818:30SFO - CHC
2 stops22h 45mFiji Airways
Wed 28/813:50CHC - SFO
2 stops42h 35mFiji Airways
Deal found 11/4$2,170
Tue 30/415:02SFO - CHC
2 stops26h 13mFiji Airways
Tue 7/513:15CHC - SFO
1 stop19h 30mFiji Airways
Deal found 11/4$2,205
Tue 6/818:30SFO - CHC
3 stops28h 05mFiji Airways
Wed 28/820:25CHC - SFO
2 stops36h 00mFiji Airways
Deal found 11/4$2,456
Tue 30/415:02SFO - CHC
2 stops26h 13mFiji Airways
Tue 7/513:15CHC - SFO
3 stops28h 01mFiji Airways
Deal found 11/4$2,982

Cheap Air New Zealand flights from San Francisco to Christchurch

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Air New Zealand for the route between San Francisco and Christchurch. 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 124,195 searches. Data last updated 12 April 2024.
Have a look at some of the cheapest available Air New Zealand flights departing from San Francisco and landing in Christchurch. Make sure to examine the flight information before completing your reservation.
Tue 6/823:00SFO - CHC
1 stop16h 25mAir New Zealand
Wed 28/820:10CHC - SFO
1 stop29h 45mAir New Zealand
Deal found 11/4$2,503
Thu 20/622:00SFO - CHC
1 stop16h 25mAir New Zealand
Sun 7/721:00CHC - SFO
1 stop28h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 11/4$2,654
Thu 20/623:00SFO - CHC
2 stops19h 25mAir New Zealand
Sun 7/715:05CHC - SFO
2 stops16h 45mAir New Zealand
Deal found 11/4$2,715
Thu 20/622:00SFO - CHC
2 stops18h 40mAir New Zealand
Sun 7/716:00CHC - SFO
1 stop15h 50mAir New Zealand
Deal found 11/4$2,723
Sun 9/622:00SFO - CHC
1 stop18h 55mAir New Zealand
Sat 22/610:00CHC - SFO
1 stop15h 55mAir New Zealand
Deal found 11/4$3,107
Fri 26/422:00SFO - CHC
1 stop18h 25mAir New Zealand
Wed 1/520:10CHC - SFO
1 stop29h 40mAir New Zealand
Deal found 11/4$3,392

Cheap San Francisco to Christchurch flights in April & May 2024

Find cheap flight options from San Francisco to Christchurch specifically for the months of April and May 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 124,195 searches. Prices were last updated on 12 April 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from San Francisco to Christchurch in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Tue 30/423:00SFO - CHC
1 stop18h 15mFiji Airways
Tue 7/513:15CHC - SFO
1 stop19h 30mFiji Airways
Deal found 11/4$2,135
Tue 30/415:02SFO - CHC
2 stops26h 13mFiji Airways
Tue 7/513:15CHC - SFO
1 stop19h 30mFiji Airways
Deal found 11/4$2,205
Tue 30/418:55SFO - CHC
2 stops22h 20mMultiple Airlines
Tue 7/508:35CHC - SFO
2 stops24h 10mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 11/4$2,326
Thu 18/422:15SFO - CHC
1 stop22h 10mQantas Airways
Thu 25/416:50CHC - SFO
1 stop20h 00mQantas Airways
Deal found 10/4$2,351
Fri 31/507:50SFO - CHC
2 stops45h 05mMultiple Airlines
Thu 6/620:25CHC - SFO
1 stop35h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 12/4$2,416
Mon 15/406:20SFO - CHC
2 stops38h 05mMultiple Airlines
Mon 29/406:10CHC - SFO
2 stops28h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 11/4$2,432
Thu 18/415:02SFO - CHC
2 stops28h 48mQantas Airways
Thu 25/416:50CHC - SFO
1 stop20h 00mQantas Airways
Deal found 10/4$2,449
Fri 31/522:00SFO - CHC
1 stop17h 25mAir New Zealand
Thu 6/617:00CHC - SFO
1 stop14h 50mAir New Zealand
Deal found 12/4$2,574
Fri 31/512:00SFO - CHC
2 stops32h 25mMultiple Airlines
Thu 6/606:10CHC - SFO
2 stops23h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 12/4$2,626

San Francisco to Christchurch 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between San Francisco and Christchurch in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 124,195 searches. Data last updated 12 April 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from San Francisco to Christchurch in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Tue 12/1122:35SFO - CHC
1 stop17h 45mFiji Airways
Tue 3/1214:20CHC - SFO
1 stop19h 00mFiji Airways
Deal found 11/4$1,432
Thu 15/823:35SFO - CHC
1 stop17h 40mFiji Airways
Sat 31/813:15CHC - SFO
1 stop19h 10mFiji Airways
Deal found 12/4$1,482
Tue 12/1122:35SFO - CHC
1 stop17h 45mMultiple Airlines
Tue 3/1209:40CHC - SFO
2 stops23h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 11/4$1,586
Tue 26/1122:00SFO - CHC
1 stop18h 20mMultiple Airlines
Sun 8/1209:40CHC - SFO
2 stops23h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 11/4$1,648
Wed 7/823:35SFO - CHC
2 stops37h 15mMultiple Airlines
Wed 21/820:25CHC - SFO
2 stops36h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 11/4$1,723
Wed 7/823:35SFO - CHC
2 stops37h 15mMultiple Airlines
Wed 21/820:10CHC - SFO
1 stop29h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 11/4$1,813
Tue 5/1122:35SFO - CHC
1 stop17h 45mFiji Airways
Tue 26/1106:15CHC - SFO
2 stops27h 30mFiji Airways
Deal found 11/4$1,940
Thu 7/1122:35SFO - CHC
1 stop17h 45mFiji Airways
Tue 26/1108:20CHC - SFO
2 stops25h 25mFiji Airways
Deal found 11/4$1,953
Tue 6/823:35SFO - CHC
1 stop17h 40mFiji Airways
Wed 28/813:50CHC - SFO
2 stops42h 35mFiji Airways
Deal found 11/4$1,957

San Francisco to Christchurch flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from San Francisco to Christchurch 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 124,195 searches. Data last updated 12 April 2024.
Book one of these great deals on flights from San Francisco to Christchurch. To prevent any unwanted surprises, users should verify their flight info before booking.
Thu 18/422:15SFO - CHC
1 stop22h 10mQantas Airways
Thu 25/416:50CHC - SFO
1 stop20h 00mQantas Airways
Deal found 10/4$2,351
Thu 18/415:02SFO - CHC
2 stops28h 48mQantas Airways
Thu 25/416:50CHC - SFO
1 stop20h 00mQantas Airways
Deal found 10/4$2,449
Thu 18/408:26SFO - CHC
2 stops34h 54mMultiple Airlines
Thu 25/406:25CHC - SFO
2 stops30h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 10/4$2,666
Thu 18/416:45SFO - CHC
2 stops36h 10mMultiple Airlines
Thu 25/408:45CHC - SFO
3 stops34h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 10/4$4,618
Thu 18/417:05SFO - CHC
3 stops60h 00mEmirates
Thu 25/417:45CHC - SFO
3 stops47h 31mEmirates
Deal found 10/4$6,035

Find flights from San Francisco to Christchurch within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from San Francisco to Christchurch 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 124,195 searches. Data last updated 12 April 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$1,723 - $3,326

Route

Departure

Return

Price

San FranciscoChristchurch

SFO - CHC

SFOCHC

San Francisco

Wed 7/8

2 stops37h 15m

Christchurch

Wed 21/8

2 stops36h 00m

$1,723

San FranciscoChristchurch

SFO - CHC

SFOCHC

San Francisco

Wed 7/8

2 stops37h 15m

Christchurch

Wed 21/8

1 stop29h 45m

$1,813

San FranciscoChristchurch

SFO - CHC

SFOCHC

San Francisco

Tue 6/8

1 stop17h 40m

Christchurch

Wed 28/8

2 stops42h 35m

$1,957

San FranciscoChristchurch

SFO - CHC

SFOCHC

San Francisco

Sat 3/8

1 stop17h 40m

Christchurch

Sat 17/8

1 stop19h 10m

$2,095

San FranciscoChristchurch

SFO - CHC

SFOCHC

San Francisco

Tue 6/8

1 stop16h 25m

Christchurch

Wed 28/8

1 stop29h 45m

$2,503

San FranciscoChristchurch

SFO - CHC

SFOCHC

San Francisco

Mon 5/8

2 stops38h 40m

Christchurch

Wed 28/8

1 stop21h 05m

$2,716

San FranciscoChristchurch

SFO - CHC

SFOCHC

San Francisco

Sun 9/6

2 stops33h 58m

Christchurch

Sat 22/6

2 stops49h 26m

$2,800

San FranciscoChristchurch

SFO - CHC

SFOCHC

San Francisco

Wed 12/6

3 stops35h 02m

Christchurch

Thu 18/7

2 stops21h 54m

$2,928

San FranciscoChristchurch

SFO - CHC

SFOCHC

San Francisco

Wed 7/8

1 stop40h 25m

Christchurch

Wed 21/8

1 stop28h 25m

$3,326

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 11/4

When is the best time to book a flight from San Francisco to Christchurch?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from San Francisco to Christchurch. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
Booking 56 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from San Francisco to Christchurch. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Christchurch?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from San Francisco to Christchurch. Price data was last updated on 7 April 2024.
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Midday
Afternoon
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their San Francisco to Christchurch flight should consider departing on Thursday evenings when fares are most often at their lowest. Tuesday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Christchurch by month

Plan your trip from San Francisco to Christchurch by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from San Francisco to Christchurch is currently $0 while a return flight costs $2,429. Price data was last updated on 7 April 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from San Francisco to Christchurch (average of $111). Flying from San Francisco to Christchurch in March is currently the most expensive (average of $184). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$185

February

$279

March

$307

April

$257

May

$224

June

$224

July

$224

August

$235

September

$242

October

$204

November

$265

December

$245

Temperature and rainfall in Christchurch by month

Plan your trip to Christchurch by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

CHC

Temperature

6 - 17 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Christchurch

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Christchurch. 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 Christchurch. Reviews last updated 12 April 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from San Francisco to Christchurch, such as Fiji Airways, Air New Zealand and United Airlines. In addition to providing an overall rating, users have also rated airlines in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.4
Very Good
1,591 reviews

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.4

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Spaces of the seats , good food , uniform and the beautiful flight attendants, with their hairdos , they look like models . I would recommend to everybody and k will continue to go on Eva air

8.4
Very Good
1,591 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,591 reviews

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.4

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Spaces of the seats , good food , uniform and the beautiful flight attendants, with their hairdos , they look like models . I would recommend to everybody and k will continue to go on Eva air

8.3
Very Good
673 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,591 reviews

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.4

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Spaces of the seats , good food , uniform and the beautiful flight attendants, with their hairdos , they look like models . I would recommend to everybody and k will continue to go on Eva air

8.3
Very Good
1,491 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,591 reviews

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.4

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Spaces of the seats , good food , uniform and the beautiful flight attendants, with their hairdos , they look like models . I would recommend to everybody and k will continue to go on Eva air

8.1
Very Good
4,097 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,591 reviews

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.4

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Spaces of the seats , good food , uniform and the beautiful flight attendants, with their hairdos , they look like models . I would recommend to everybody and k will continue to go on Eva air

8.0
Very Good
255 reviews
8.4
Very Good
1,591 reviews

Food

7.9

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.4

Crew

8.6

Entertainment

8.0

Comfort

8.2

Reviews

1 / 10

Spaces of the seats , good food , uniform and the beautiful flight attendants, with their hairdos , they look like models . I would recommend to everybody and k will continue to go on Eva air

Related info for your journey

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  • Can I find flights from San Francisco to Christchurch for under $1,800 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Christchurch for under $1,800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,723, but on average you can expect to pay $2,319.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Christchurch for under $2,400?

    There are currently 5+ open flights from San Francisco to Christchurch within the next 7 days for less than $2,400.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Christchurch round-trip?

    Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Christchurch is Fiji Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,957 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Air New Zealand and United Airlines, starting at $2,503 and $2,716 round-trip. You may be able to fly from San Francisco to Christchurch for 21% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

  • What does SFO to CHC mean?

    SFO and CHC are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. SFO to CHC refers to a flight route from San Francisco Airport to Christchurch Airport.

  • Can I find deals for flights from San Francisco to Christchurch that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring 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 San Francisco to Christchurch with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter 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 San Francisco to Christchurch that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on San Francisco to Christchurch flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from San Francisco to Christchurch?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to see available direct flights.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from San Francisco to Christchurch?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from San Francisco to Christchurch 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 San Francisco to Christchurch that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines do 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 San Francisco to Christchurch?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on San Francisco to Christchurch 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 San Francisco to Christchurch flight deals updated?

    The San Francisco to Christchurch flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 12/4.

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Fiji AirwaysCheapest$1,144Average$1,395FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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