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Cheap flights from South Island to San Francisco International

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South Island (CHC) to San Francisco International (SFO)

CHC - SFO
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$1,158 - $1,525

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 13% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 12% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,158

From South Island to San Francisco International

One-way from

$775

One-way flight from South Island to San Francisco International

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from South Island to San Francisco International?

Flights from South Island to San Francisco International are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to San Francisco International.

How far in advance should I book a flight from South Island to San Francisco International?

Find a great deal and save up to 2% by booking at least 14 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from South Island to San Francisco International within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,207.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Island to San Francisco International?

August can be a great time to fly to San Francisco International from South Island with a flight ticket averaging about $1,252. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $829. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from South Island to San Francisco International at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 34% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from South Island to San Francisco International in March, April 2021

31 Mar - 11 Apr
$2,374pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
31 Mar - 11 Apr
$2,444pp
CHC
Christchurch
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
31 Mar - 11 Apr
$5,660pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

South Island to San Francisco International 2021 flight deals

15 Nov - 19 Nov
$1,584pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
15 Nov - 19 Nov
$1,586pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
15 Nov - 19 Nov
$1,591pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to San Francisco International from South Island

02:00 - 14:15
American Airlines
2 stops
31h 15m
CHC - SFO
American Airlines
15:00 - 18:20
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
46h 20m
CHC - SFO
Multiple Airlines
14:50 - 10:00
Emirates
3 stops
62h 10m
CHC - SFO
Emirates

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Flight FAQs

From South Island to San Francisco International

Can I find flights from South Island to San Francisco International for under $2,202 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to San Francisco International for under $2,202. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $2,088, but on average you can expect to pay $3,639.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air New Zealand, Fiji Airways, and Qantas Airways flying from Christchurch to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from South Island to San Francisco International for under $2,065 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from South Island to San Francisco International, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

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

Does it rain more in Christchurch or San Francisco?

In Christchurch, there will be less rainfall in Christchurch compared to San Francisco over the next 6 days.

Is Christchurch weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

With an average temperature of 25 °C, peak weather can be found in September. As a traveller, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in San Francisco are hotter than in Christchurch.

How long does is the flight from South Island to San Francisco International?

Airlines like Singapore Airlines, Air New Zealand, and Emirates fly from South Island to San Francisco International in about 27h 15m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 23h 15m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from South Island to San Francisco International return?

Emirates, at $2,375, was found to be the cheapest airline from South Island to San Francisco International.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from South Island to San Francisco International one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with American Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $745. Emirates flights start at $1,563 while deals on Singapore Airlines start at $3,582 one-way.

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Top 4 airlines flying from South Island to San Francisco International

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
$675 $1,084 No cancel fee 78%
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United Airlines
$582 $1,215 No cancel fee 69%
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