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Cheap flights from Auckland International to San Francisco

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The best prices from Auckland International to San Francisco are usually found in August or March, booked 13 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Monday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Auckland International (AKL) to San Francisco (SFO)

AKL - SFO
Price
$1,072 - $1,478
SFO
Temperature
15 - 25 °C
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,072

From Auckland International to San Francisco

One-way from

$731

One-way flight from Auckland International to San Francisco

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 Auckland International to San Francisco?

Users have found that flying from Auckland International to San Francisco on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Auckland International to San Francisco at least 14 days early can save you up to 2% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 14 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Auckland International to San Francisco for as little as $1,217 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,267 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Francisco from Auckland International. Prices for August average $1,262 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $836. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a August flight can save you 17% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from Auckland International to San Francisco (AKL - SFO)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Auckland International to San Francisco at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 4% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Auckland International to San Francisco in January, February 2021

The best prices found for AKL to SFO flights in January, February
2 Feb - 13 Mar
$2,430pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
2 Feb - 13 Mar
$2,609pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
2 Feb - 13 Mar
$3,185pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland International to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Auckland International found for this year
10 May - 24 May
$1,303pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
10 Jun - 24 Jun
$1,314pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
10 Apr - 24 Apr
$1,335pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to San Francisco from Auckland International

Save time with Auckland International to San Francisco direct flight deals
10 May - 24 May
$1,303pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
10 Jun - 24 Jun
$1,314pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
13 Apr - 27 Apr
$1,389pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to San Francisco from Auckland International

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland International to San Francisco
09:30 - 01:40
Air New Zealand
Direct
12h 10m
AKL - SFO
Air New Zealand
$732
Bravofly
12:30 - 10:28
Delta
2 stops
41h 58m
AKL - SFO
Delta
$929
Delta
14:05 - 19:59
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
49h 54m
AKL - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$1,194
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Auckland International to San Francisco flights.

Flight FAQs

From Auckland International to San Francisco

Can I find flights from Auckland International to San Francisco for under $1,388 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland International to San Francisco for under $1,388. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $1,303, but on average you can expect to pay $1,421.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Auckland Intl to San Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Alaska Airlines is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Auckland Intl to San Francisco are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Auckland Intl to San Francisco that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Are there direct flights from Auckland International to San Francisco for under $1,388 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 8 direct flights from Auckland International to San Francisco under $1,388. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland International to San Francisco is less than $1,464.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Auckland Intl to San Francisco was viewed by 3,086 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 Auckland or San Francisco?

The rainfall in Auckland is generally more than the rainfall in San Francisco. This will continue over the next 7 days.

Is Auckland 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 Auckland.

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

Air New Zealand, United Airlines, and Hawaiian Airlines can get you from Auckland International to San Francisco in just under 12h 10m. Your travel time can differ by up to 4h 25m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

According to our current data, Air New Zealand ($1,304), Fiji Airways ($1,336), and United Airlines ($1,404) offers the cheapest pricing from Auckland International to San Francisco.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $732 on Air New Zealand. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Delta from $929 and Singapore Airlines from $2,499 one-way.

Alternative routes for Auckland International to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Auckland International to San Francisco
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.73
Flight duration
12h 39m
Average temperature for January in San Francisco
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in San Francisco
56.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 9 airlines flying from Auckland International to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Auckland International 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
$586 $814 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$634 $880 No cancel fee 74%
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Hawaiian Airlines
$620 $896 No cancel fee 85%
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Virgin Australia
$776 $908 No cancel fee 80%
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Air China
$842 $955 No cancel fee 67%
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American Airlines
$650 $967 No cancel fee 71%
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Air New Zealand
$489 $1,047 No cancel fee 78%
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United Airlines
$741 $1,052 No cancel fee 69%
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Cathay Pacific
$1,025 $1,171 No cancel fee 72%
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