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The best prices from Christchurch to San Francisco are usually found in February or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Sunday and return on a Monday

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

CHC - SFO
Price
$1,291 - $2,291
SFO
Temperature
15 - 25 °C
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,291

From Christchurch to San Francisco

One-way from

$1,780

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 42 days in advance to save up to 5% 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 42 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 $1,507, or $1,542 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, February can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from Christchurch in February are about $1,488 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $737.

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.

Cheap flights from Christchurch to San Francisco in October, November 2020

The best prices found for CHC to SFO flights in October, November
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$4,825pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
6 Nov - 8 Nov
$6,932pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

Christchurch to San Francisco 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Christchurch found for this year
3 Dec - 12 Dec
$2,972pp
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
6 Nov - 9 Nov
$4,825pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
3 Dec - 12 Dec
$5,041pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to San Francisco from Christchurch

The cheapest one-way flights from Christchurch to San Francisco
16:10 - 13:28
Air New Zealand
2 stops
41h 18m
CHC - SFO
Air New Zealand
$1,780
Kiwi.com
12:10 - 12:30
United Airlines
2 stops
21h 20m
CHC - SFO
United Airlines
$3,100
United
14:00 - 09:09
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
39h 09m
CHC - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$3,754
Kiwi.com

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 $3,014 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Christchurch to San Francisco for under $3,014. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air New Zealand for just $2,972, but on average you can expect to pay $8,249.

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, United Airlines, and Virgin Australia flying from Christchurch to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from Christchurch to San Francisco for under $3,014 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 5 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 fly from Christchurch to San Francisco in about 23h 16m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to .

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Christchurch to San Francisco return?

According to our current data, Air New Zealand ($2,972), 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 Air New Zealand. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,155. Users have also found tickets on United Airlines for as little as $3,100.

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 = $0.67
Average temperature for October in San Francisco
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in San Francisco
30.0 mm

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