Cheap flights from New Zealand to San Francisco

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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 48 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 26% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $2,160 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $2,539.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to San Francisco from New Zealand average $2,195. You can even find prices in February for less than $2,195, as users have found deals to San Francisco from as low as $1,543. The month of October 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 57%.

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

When flying from New Zealand to San Francisco, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to San Francisco in August, September 2022

The best prices found for New Zealand to SFO flights in August, September
4 Sep - 13 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

24h 20m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

29h 18m
$1,394

Air Tahiti Nui

Pick Dates

Deal found 13/8/22

6 Sep - 19 Oct
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

40h 05m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

17h 55m
$1,425

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 15/8/22

21 Aug - 4 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

40h 05m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

40h 25m
$1,440

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 14/8/22

New Zealand to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from New Zealand found for this year
4 Sep - 13 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

24h 20m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

29h 18m
$1,394

Air Tahiti Nui

Pick Dates

Deal found 13/8/22

19 Oct - 29 Nov
CHC

Christchurch

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

37h 10m
SFO

San Francisco

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

18h 20m
$1,414

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 13/8/22

6 Sep - 19 Oct
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

40h 05m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

17h 55m
$1,425

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 15/8/22

Cheap Air Tahiti Nui flights from New Zealand to San Francisco

4 Sep - 13 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

24h 20m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

29h 18m
$1,394

Air Tahiti Nui

Pick Dates

Deal found 13/8/22

4 Sep - 13 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 55m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

27h 20m
$1,454

Air Tahiti Nui

Pick Dates

Deal found 13/8/22

15 Dec - 10 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

21h 07m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

25h 57m
$1,485

Air Tahiti Nui

Pick Dates

Deal found 15/8/22

Cheap Hawaiian Airlines flights from New Zealand to San Francisco

6 Sep - 19 Oct
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

40h 05m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

17h 55m
$1,425

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 15/8/22

30 Aug - 13 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

40h 05m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

40h 25m
$1,440

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 14/8/22

17 Nov - 25 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

18h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

39h 15m
$1,502

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 15/8/22

Direct flights to San Francisco from New Zealand

Save time with New Zealand to San Francisco direct flight deals
7 Nov - 21 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

12h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

13h 15m
$1,609

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 14/8/22

30 Jan - 13 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

12h 05m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

13h 15m
$1,618

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 14/8/22

31 Oct - 14 Nov
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

12h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

13h 15m
$1,621

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 14/8/22

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
21 Aug - 4 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

40h 05m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

40h 25m
$1,440

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 14/8/22

25 Aug - 8 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

24h 20m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

3 stops

49h 25m
$1,606

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 14/8/22

25 Aug - 8 Sep
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

36h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

42h 55m
$1,674

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 14/8/22

One-way flights to San Francisco from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to San Francisco
17 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

38h 29m
$605

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/8/22

17 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

21h 09m
$606

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/8/22

27 Jan
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

38h 29m
$617

Air Tahiti Nui

Pick Dates

Deal found 14/8/22

Related info for your journey

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

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, Fiji Airways, and American 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 $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to San Francisco for under $1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,273, but on average you can expect to pay $1,454.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to San Francisco for under $1,700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from New Zealand to San Francisco under $1,700. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to San Francisco is less than $1,751.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to San Francisco for under $1,500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Zealand to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $1,500.

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

Within the past month, 1,088 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 $617 on Air Tahiti Nui. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Fiji Airways from $684 and Hawaiian Airlines from $707 one-way.

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

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

What are the most reliable airlines from New Zealand to San Francisco?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from New Zealand to San Francisco consider choosing Air Canada(58%), United Airlines(58%) or Lufthansa(58%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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

On average you can expect to pay $6,060 for a flight from New Zealand to San Francisco. The cheapest flight overall is $615 while the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - San Francisco) is currently priced at $1,273.

Departure points for flights from New Zealand to San Francisco

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Top 10 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United AirlinesCheapest$900Average$1,839FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$1,006Average$1,497FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Hawaiian AirlinesCheapest$1,078Average$1,406FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time85%COVID-19 safety
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Fiji AirwaysCheapest$1,116Average$1,438FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$1,201Average$1,404FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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Air Tahiti NuiCheapest$1,208Average$1,458FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time73%COVID-19 safety
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Air ChinaCheapest$1,303Average$1,478FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$1,345Average$1,923FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$1,361Average$1,537FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$1,369Average$1,729FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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