Cheap flights from New Zealand to 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 $1,304 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,357.

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 $1,352. You can even find prices in August for less than $1,352, as users have found deals to San Francisco from as low as $895. 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%.

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 January, February 2022

The best prices found for New Zealand to SFO flights in January, February
29 Jan - 5 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

25h 50m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

36h 45m
$1,493

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/21/22

29 Jan - 5 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

16h 30m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

24h 00m
$1,518

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/21/22

28 Jan - 4 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 55m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

21h 50m
$1,646

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/21/22

New Zealand to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from New Zealand found for this year
23 Jun - 7 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 40m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

19h 10m
$1,414

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 1/22/22

23 Jun - 7 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 40m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

19h 10m
$1,424

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 1/21/22

23 Jun - 7 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 40m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

19h 10m
$1,427

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 1/20/22

Direct flights to San Francisco from New Zealand

Save time with New Zealand to San Francisco direct flight deals
23 Jun - 7 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

12h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

13h 05m
$1,625

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 1/22/22

23 Jun - 7 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

12h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

13h 05m
$1,637

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 1/21/22

23 Jun - 7 Jul
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

12h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

13h 05m
$1,640

Air New Zealand

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Deal found 1/20/22

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
29 Jan - 5 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

25h 50m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

36h 45m
$1,493

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/21/22

29 Jan - 5 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

16h 30m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

24h 00m
$1,518

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/21/22

28 Jan - 4 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 55m
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

21h 50m
$1,646

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/21/22

One-way flights to San Francisco from New Zealand

The cheapest one-way flights from New Zealand to San Francisco
8 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 55m
$788

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/22/22

8 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 55m
$789

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/21/22

6 Feb
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 55m
$806

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/22/22

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, 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 $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New Zealand to San Francisco for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $1,414, but on average you can expect to pay $1,571.

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

Cheapflights has 3 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 $1,634.

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, 3,086 users have taken a look at flights 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 Hamilton - San Francisco.

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 cheapest flights from New Zealand to San Francisco?

On average you can expect to pay $1,501 for a flight from New Zealand to San Francisco. The cheapest flight overall is $597 while the most popular route, (Auckland Intl - San Francisco) is currently priced at $1,424.

Can I fly to San Francisco from New Zealand right now?

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 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

Can I fly back to New Zealand from San Francisco?

Returning to New Zealand from San Francisco

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

Departure points for flights from New Zealand to San Francisco

Select to see more specific information for flights to San Francisco from all departure points in New Zealand

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$726
Average$1,659
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$865
Average$1,648
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Fiji Airways
Cheapest$872
Average$1,168
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Hawaiian Airlines
Cheapest$922
Average$1,332
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time85%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$943
Average$1,348
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$967
Average$1,438
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$1,154
Average$1,349
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Air China
Cheapest$1,252
Average$1,420
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Cathay Pacific
Cheapest$1,523
Average$1,740
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety