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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)

All the information you need to plan the best AKL to SFO flight in 2021: compare Auckland to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
AKL - SFO
Price
$1,084 - $1,496
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

$1,084

From Auckland to San Francisco

One-way from

$722

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 $1,232 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 $1,282 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 $1,277 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $845.

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 June, July 2021

The best prices found for AKL to SFO flights in June, July
17 Jun - 24 Jun
$8,020pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
17 Jun - 24 Jun
$8,025pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Auckland to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Auckland found for this year
1 Nov - 21 Apr
$1,378pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Nov - 21 Apr
$1,504pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Nov - 21 Apr
$1,528pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to San Francisco from Auckland

Save time with Auckland to San Francisco direct flight deals
1 Nov - 21 Apr
$1,378pp
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

The cheapest one-way flights from Auckland to San Francisco
10:30 - 01:40
Air New Zealand
Direct
12h 10m
AKL - SFO
Air New Zealand
$722
SnapTravelAir
03:30 - 06:45
Qantas Airways
2 stops
24h 15m
AKL - SFO
Qantas Airways
$778
Travelgenio
19:25 - 14:45
Philippine Airlines
1 stop
40h 20m
AKL - SFO
Philippine Airlines
$1,795
Travelgenio

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Auckland to San Francisco

Can I find flights from Auckland to San Francisco for under $1,404 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Auckland to San Francisco for under $1,404. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $1,378, but on average you can expect to pay $2,160.

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 $1,404 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from Auckland to San Francisco under $1,404. A good price for a direct flight from Auckland to San Francisco is less than $1,378.

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 9 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. Air New Zealand provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $1,378. 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 Air New Zealand is currently your cheapest option to San Francisco, with prices starting at $1,378. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Emirates and Korean Air, with the lowest prices starting at $2,402 and $2,586, respectively.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Air New Zealand, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $684. Qantas Airways flights start at $735 while deals on Fiji Airways start at $1,559 one-way.

Alternative routes for Auckland to San Francisco

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Auckland to San Francisco.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.72
Flight duration
12h 40m
Average temperature for June in San Francisco
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in San Francisco
1.0 mm

Airports servicing Auckland

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 9 airlines flying from Auckland to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Auckland 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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