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Cheap flights from New Zealand to San Francisco

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New Zealand to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best null to SFO flight in 2021: compare New Zealand to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
How far in advance should I book a flight from New Zealand to San Francisco?

To save up to 2% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 14 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New Zealand to San Francisco from $1,248 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,300 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from New Zealand to San Francisco lean towards being more expensive in January. Prices are generally better when you fly from New Zealand to San Francisco in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $857.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New Zealand to San Francisco (NZ0 - SFO)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from New Zealand to San Francisco as you normally would.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to San Francisco in September, October 2021

The best prices found for New Zealand to SFO flights in September, October
25 Sep - 2 Oct
$2,549pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
25 Sep - 2 Oct
$2,564pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
25 Sep - 2 Oct
$3,664pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

New Zealand to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from New Zealand found for this year
25 Sep - 2 Oct
$2,549pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
25 Sep - 2 Oct
$2,564pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qatar Airways
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
25 Sep - 2 Oct
$3,664pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to San Francisco from New Zealand

Save time with New Zealand to San Francisco direct flight deals
20 Feb - 18 Mar
$7,653pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Last-minute flights from New Zealand to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from New Zealand, departing today and this week
5 Oct - 6 Oct
$8,195pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
5 Oct - 6 Oct
$10,914pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
5 Oct - 6 Oct
$13,186pp
CHC
Christchurch
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to San Francisco from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to San Francisco
11:00 - 17:58
Qantas Airways
2 stops
27h 58m
AKL - SFO
Qantas Airways
$783
KAYAK
15:40 - 07:55
Air New Zealand
Direct
12h 15m
AKL - SFO
Air New Zealand
14:40 - 14:29
Air Tahiti Nui
2 stops
43h 49m
AKL - SFO
Air Tahiti Nui

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Flight FAQs

From New Zealand to San Francisco

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Francisco from New Zealand?

Located just 19.0 km from the city centre, San Francisco (SFO) is the airport most travelers will use when flying to San Francisco from New Zealand.

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.

Can I find flights from New Zealand to San Francisco for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to San Francisco for under $1,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $1,379, but on average you can expect to pay $5,537.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to San Francisco for under $7,700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from New Zealand to San Francisco under $7,700. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to San Francisco is less than $7,653.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to San Francisco for under $8,200?

There are currently 4+ open flights from New Zealand to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $8,200.

How popular is this New Zealand to San Francisco flight route?

Within the past month, 3,086 users have taken a look at flights from New Zealand to San Francisco.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $705 on Hawaiian Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Qantas Airways from $723 and Air New Zealand from $799 one-way.

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

American Airlines, Air Canada and Alaska Airlines are the most popular airlines when flying from New Zealand to San Francisco.

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, Blenheim - San Francisco and Christchurch - San Francisco.

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

On average you can expect to pay $2,437 for a flight from New Zealand to San Francisco. The cheapest flight overall is $562 while the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - San Francisco) is currently priced at $1,384.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Francisco from New Zealand?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New Zealand to San Francisco

Most visitors from New Zealand need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Francisco.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New Zealand must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New Zealand are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Do I need a test to fly back to New Zealand from San Francisco?

Returning to New Zealand from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to New Zealand.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering New Zealand.

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Departure points for flights from New Zealand to San Francisco

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Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New Zealand to San Francisco.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.71
Flight duration from New Zealand to SFO
12h 40m
Average temperature for September in San Francisco
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in San Francisco
3.0 mm

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Top 9 airlines flying from New Zealand to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from New Zealand 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
Air New Zealand
$696 $1,528 No cancel fee 78%
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United Airlines
$828 $1,578 No cancel fee 69%
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Fiji Airways
$835 $1,118 No cancel fee 74%
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Hawaiian Airlines
$883 $1,276 No cancel fee 85%
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Qantas Airways
$903 $1,290 No cancel fee 74%
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American Airlines
$926 $1,377 No cancel fee 71%
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Virgin Australia
$1,105 $1,292 No cancel fee 80%
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Air China
$1,199 $1,359 No cancel fee 67%
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Cathay Pacific
$1,459 $1,666 No cancel fee 72%
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