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All the information you need to plan the best null to SFO flight in 2021: compare South Island 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 South Island to San Francisco?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 14 days in advance to save up to 2% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 14 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from South Island to San Francisco 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,232, or $1,282 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from South Island to San Francisco?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Francisco from South Island. Prices for August average $1,277 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $845. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January. Opting for a August flight can save you 17% on your journey compared to booking in August

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From South Island to San Francisco

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Francisco from South Island?

Most people fly into San Francisco (SFO) if they book a flight to San Francisco from South Island. San Francisco is conveniently located just 19.0 km from San Francisco’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from South Island to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from South Island to San Francisco that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Air New Zealand, Fiji Airways, and Qantas Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Is South Island weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Expect the weather to be around 25 °C on average in September. As the temperature peaks, try to get your plans done early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. The climate in San Francisco is generally hotter than in South Island.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from South Island to San Francisco?

Fiji Airways, Air New Zealand and Qantas Airways are the most popular airlines when flying from South Island to San Francisco.

What are the most popular routes from South Island to San Francisco?

When deciding which route to take from South Island to San Francisco, consider Nelson - San Francisco, Blenheim - San Francisco or Queenstown Intl - San Francisco, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from South Island to San Francisco?

While on average a flight from South Island to San Francisco is generally $1,380, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $642. When looking at the most popular route, (Nelson - San Francisco), you can expect to pay $2,403 for that flight.

Alternative routes for South Island to San Francisco

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Departure points for flights from South Island 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 South Island to San Francisco.
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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 4 airlines flying from South Island to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Island 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
$641 $757 No cancel fee 74%
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Qantas Airways
$681 $907 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$663 $1,162 No cancel fee 78%
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United Airlines
$582 $1,215 No cancel fee 69%
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