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South Island to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best null to SFO flight in 2021: compare South Island to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
What is the cheapest month to fly from South Island to San Francisco?

August can be a great time to fly to San Francisco from South Island with a flight ticket averaging about $1,358. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $1,126. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Island to San Francisco (zzEDG - SFO)?

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

One-way flights to San Francisco from South Island

The cheapest one-way flights from South Island to San Francisco
07:00 - 16:10
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
30h 10m
CHC - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$1,047
SnapTravelAir
01:20 - 07:45
Emirates
3 stops
51h 25m
CHC - SFO
Emirates
$1,664
mytrip.com
04:50 - 07:45
Emirates
3 stops
47h 55m
CHC - SFO
Emirates

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Flight FAQs

From South Island to San Francisco

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Francisco from South Island?

Most people fly into San Francisco (SFO) if they book a flight to San Francisco from South Island. San Francisco is conveniently located just 19.0 km from San Francisco’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from South Island to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from South Island to San Francisco 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.

Can I find flights from South Island to San Francisco for under $3,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to San Francisco for under $3,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $3,415, but on average you can expect to pay $4,780.

How popular is this South Island to San Francisco flight route?

The South Island to San Francisco flight path was viewed by 270 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Francisco from South Island?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Island to San Francisco

Most visitors from South Island need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Francisco.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Island must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Island are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Do I need a test to fly back to South Island from San Francisco?

Returning to South Island from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Island.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering South Island.

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Alternative routes for South Island to San Francisco

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Departure points for flights from South Island to San Francisco

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Destination information for San Francisco

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Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 4 airlines flying from South Island to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Island to San Francisco 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
$641 $757 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$681 $907 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$663 $1,162 No cancel fee 78%
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United Airlines
$582 $1,215 No cancel fee 69%
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