Prices are in New Zealand Dollars.

Cheap flights from Christchurch to San Francisco

Know your dates, get live prices in seconds:

From
To
Depart
Return
Any month
Compare vs Cheapflights |
From
To
Leaving on
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Leaving on
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Leaving on
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Leaving on
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Leaving on
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Leaving on
Depart
Time
Anytime

We work with more than 300 partners to bring you better travel deals

How to find the cheapest flight from
Christchurch (CHC) to San Francisco (SFO)

CHC - SFO
Price
$1,181 - $1,555
SFO
Temperature
15 - 25 °C
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 120 mm

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

$1,181

From Christchurch to San Francisco

One-way from

$765

One-way flight from Christchurch 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 Christchurch to San Francisco?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 26% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 14 days in advance to save up to 2% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 14 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Christchurch to San Francisco 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,231, or $1,282 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Christchurch 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 Christchurch 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 Christchurch to San Francisco (CHC - SFO)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Christchurch to San Francisco is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 34% on airfare.

Christchurch to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Christchurch found for this year
12 Oct - 4 Nov
$1,433pp
CHC
Christchurch
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
11 Oct - 7 Nov
$1,436pp
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
11 Oct - 7 Nov
$1,440pp
CHC
Christchurch
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to San Francisco from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to San Francisco
02:00 - 12:20
Qantas Airways
1 stop
29h 20m
CHC - SFO
Qantas Airways
06:00 - 15:52
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
28h 52m
CHC - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$770
DreamWorldTravel
07:10 - 10:30
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
22h 20m
CHC - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$774
Travelgenio

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Christchurch to San Francisco

Can I find flights from Christchurch to San Francisco for under $1,544 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to San Francisco for under $1,544. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $1,510, but on average you can expect to pay $3,085.

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 Christchurch to San Francisco for under $1,544 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Christchurch to San Francisco, 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 Christchurch to San Francisco?

Airlines like Air New Zealand, United Airlines, and Singapore Airlines fly from Christchurch to San Francisco in about 15h 40m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 26h 10m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

According to our current data, United Airlines ($1,511), Air New Zealand ($3,187), and Singapore Airlines ($4,310) offers the cheapest pricing from Christchurch to San Francisco.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Qantas Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $766.

Alternative routes for Christchurch to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Christchurch to San Francisco
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.72
Average temperature for January in San Francisco
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in San Francisco
56.0 mm

Airports servicing Christchurch

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 4 airlines flying from Christchurch to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Christchurch 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%
Search Fiji Airways flights
Qantas Airways
$681 $907 No cancel fee 74%
Search Qantas Airways flights
Air New Zealand
$675 $1,084 No cancel fee 78%
Search Air New Zealand flights
United Airlines
$582 $1,215 No cancel fee 69%
Search United Airlines flights
Home North America USA California San Francisco Cheap flights from Christchurch to San Francisco