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

To save on the cost of your flight from New Zealand to San Francisco, book at least 14 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 2% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,218 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,268.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New Zealand to San Francisco?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to San Francisco from New Zealand average $1,263. You can even find prices in August for less than $1,263, as users have found deals to San Francisco from as low as $836. The month of January appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Francisco from New Zealand. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 17%.

New Zealand to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

4 Nov - 25 Nov
$1,250pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
19 Oct - 10 Nov
$1,319pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
19 Oct - 15 Nov
$1,323pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to San Francisco from New Zealand

9 Jul - 29 Jul
$1,634pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
United Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to San Francisco from New Zealand

11:00 - 06:45
Cathay Pacific
1 stop
39h 45m
AKL - SFO
Cathay Pacific
$1,078
Travelgenio
16:30 - 15:53
Air New Zealand
1 stop
20h 23m
AKL - SFO
Air New Zealand
$1,525
Bravofly
17:50 - 10:55
Korean Air
1 stop
37h 05m
AKL - SFO
Korean Air

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Flight FAQs

From New Zealand to San Francisco

Can I find flights from New Zealand to San Francisco for under $1,527 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to San Francisco for under $1,527. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $1,519, but on average you can expect to pay $1,963.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from New Zealand 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. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from New Zealand to San Francisco. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from New Zealand to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from New Zealand to San Francisco have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Air New Zealand with this kind of flexibility.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to San Francisco for under $1,666 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from New Zealand to San Francisco under $1,666. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to San Francisco is less than $1,634.

How popular is this flight route?

The New Zealand to San Francisco flight path 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.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New Zealand to San Francisco?

Before booking your flight from New Zealand to San Francisco, check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air Canada or Alaska Airlines.

What are the most popular routes from New Zealand to San Francisco?

The most popular flight routes from New Zealand to San Francisco are Auckland Intl - San Francisco, Christchurch - San Francisco and Wellington - San Francisco.

What are the cheapest flights from New Zealand to San Francisco?

While on average a flight from New Zealand to San Francisco is generally $2,382, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $548. When looking at the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - San Francisco), you can expect to pay $1,535 for that flight.

How long does is the flight from New Zealand to San Francisco?

Departing from New Zealand to San Francisco will take you 12h 10m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to San Francisco, with prices starting at $1,520. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Hawaiian Airlines and Qantas Airways, with the lowest prices starting at $1,535 and $1,636, respectively.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Cathay Pacific, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $1,020. However, be on the lookout for offers from Korean Air and Air New Zealand, as they are both options that can get you from New Zealand to San Francisco for a low price.

Arrival points for flights from New Zealand to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.73
Average temperature for January in San Francisco
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for January in San Francisco
56.0 mm

Airports servicing

Christchurch (CHC)
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Dunedin (DUD)
Great Barrier Island (GBZ)
Gisborne Airport (GIS)

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 9 airlines flying from New Zealand to San Francisco

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Fiji Airways
$586 $785 No cancel fee 74%
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Hawaiian Airlines
$620 $896 No cancel fee 85%
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Qantas Airways
$634 $906 No cancel fee 74%
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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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United Airlines
$582 $1,109 No cancel fee 69%
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Air New Zealand
$489 $1,116 No cancel fee 78%
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Cathay Pacific
$1,025 $1,171 No cancel fee 72%
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