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Cheap flights from Auckland to San Francisco

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The best prices from Auckland 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 Tuesday

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

AKL - SFO
Price
$1,098 - $1,514
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

$1,098

From Auckland to San Francisco

One-way from

$954

One-way flight from Auckland 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 to San Francisco?

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 7% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Auckland 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 to San Francisco for as little as $1,247 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 $1,298 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from Auckland in August are about $1,293 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $856.

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

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 6% on flights from Auckland to San Francisco by exploring options for tickets at midday.

Cheap flights from Auckland to San Francisco in April, May 2021

10 May - 17 May
$2,100pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
10 May - 17 May
$2,240pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
10 May - 17 May
$2,712pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

2 Sep - 28 Sep
$1,274pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
2 Sep - 28 Sep
$1,412pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
2 Sep - 28 Sep
$1,534pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to San Francisco from Auckland

2 Sep - 28 Sep
$3,618pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
United Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from Auckland to San Francisco

16 Apr - 23 Apr
$2,746pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
16 Apr - 23 Apr
$2,747pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
16 Apr - 23 Apr
$2,757pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to San Francisco from Auckland

12:10 - 03:00
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
33h 50m
AKL - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$955
United
03:00 - 03:10
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
19h 10m
AKL - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$1,064
United
03:00 - 03:10
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
19h 10m
AKL - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$1,073
United

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Flight FAQs

From Auckland to San Francisco

Can I find flights from Auckland to San Francisco for under $1,280 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to San Francisco for under $1,280. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $1,274, but on average you can expect to pay $2,494.

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 to San Francisco for under $3,697 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from Auckland to San Francisco under $3,697. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to San Francisco is less than $3,618.

Are there last-minute flights available from Auckland to San Francisco for under $2,844?

There are currently 17+ open flights from Auckland to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $2,844.

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 less 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 to San Francisco?

A quick flight from Auckland to San Francisco can take about 12h 10m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $3,618. 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 to San Francisco return?

Flying on Fiji Airways is currently your cheapest option to San Francisco, with prices starting at $1,275. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Cathay Pacific and Emirates, with the lowest prices starting at $2,068 and $2,985, respectively. Fiji Airways is 1% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

Alternative routes for Auckland to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.71
Flight duration
12h 40m
Average temperature for April in San Francisco
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in San Francisco
29.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 9 airlines flying from Auckland to San Francisco

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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