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Cheap flights from New Zealand to San Francisco

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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 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 $1,262 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,314.

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 $1,309. You can even find prices in August for less than $1,309, as users have found deals to San Francisco from as low as $867. 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%.

Cheap flights from New Zealand to San Francisco in June, July 2021

The best prices found for New Zealand to SFO flights in June, July
9 Jul - 12 Jul
$2,739pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
9 Jul - 12 Jul
$2,806pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
9 Jul - 12 Jul
$3,003pp
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
1 Nov - 21 Apr
$1,412pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl
2 Sep - 5 Sep
$1,520pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
1 Nov - 21 Apr
$1,542pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Direct
AKL
Auckland Intl

Direct flights to San Francisco from New Zealand

Save time with New Zealand to San Francisco direct flight deals
1 Nov - 21 Apr
$1,412pp
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
28 Jun - 19 Jul
$12,717pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Jun - 14 Jul
$12,852pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
28 Jun - 15 Jul
$12,861pp
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl

One-way flights to San Francisco from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to San Francisco
16:10 - 09:45
Qantas Airways
2 stops
36h 35m
AKL - SFO
Qantas Airways
$778
Travelgenio
10:00 - 03:00
United Airlines
1 stop
36h 00m
AKL - SFO
United Airlines
$1,017
United
17:15 - 10:00
Emirates
3 stops
59h 45m
WLG - SFO
Emirates

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">New Zealand</span> to <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> flights.

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.

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.

Can I find flights from New Zealand to San Francisco for under $1,583 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to San Francisco for under $1,583. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,520, but on average you can expect to pay $2,322.

Are there direct flights from New Zealand to San Francisco for under $1,440 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from New Zealand to San Francisco under $1,440. A good price for a direct flight from New Zealand to San Francisco is less than $1,412.

Are there last-minute flights available from New Zealand to San Francisco for under $12,812?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New Zealand to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $12,812.

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, Blenheim - San Francisco and Nelson - 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 $2,465, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $568. When looking at the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - San Francisco), you can expect to pay $1,413 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 15h 55m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on Fiji Airways is currently your cheapest option to San Francisco, with prices starting at $2,214. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Emirates and Air New Zealand, with the lowest prices starting at $2,494 and $2,517, respectively.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Qantas Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $756. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and Emirates, as they are both options that can get you from New Zealand to San Francisco for a low price.

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.
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$1 = $0.70
Average temperature for June in San Francisco
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in San Francisco
1.0 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
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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