Cheap flights from South Island to San Francisco

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 $1,426 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $1,183. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 15% on your journey compared to booking in August

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Island to San Francisco (EDG - SFO)?

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

South Island to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from South Island found for this year
4 Mar - 13 Mar
CHC

Christchurch

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

37h 10m
SFO

San Francisco

CHC

Christchurch

2 stops

26h 55m
$1,445

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/1/22

4 Mar - 13 Mar
CHC

Christchurch

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

18h 55m
SFO

San Francisco

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

24h 10m
$1,583

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 21/1/22

4 Mar - 13 Mar
CHC

Christchurch

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

25h 37m
SFO

San Francisco

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

24h 10m
$1,586

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 21/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about South Island to San Francisco flights.

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.

Can I find flights from South Island to San Francisco for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to San Francisco for under $1,500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,445, but on average you can expect to pay $1,735.

How popular is this South Island to San Francisco flight route?

This flight path from South Island to San Francisco was viewed by 270 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 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 most popular airlines that fly from South Island to San Francisco?

When booking a flight from South Island to San Francisco, you may want to consider flying on Fiji Airways, Air New Zealand or Qantas Airways as they are the most popular for this route.

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

Looking for the cheapest flight from South Island to San Francisco? While on average our users pay $1,183, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $849. The most popular route (Nelson - San Francisco), is priced around $2,031.

Can I fly to San Francisco from South Island right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Island to San Francisco

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Island must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Island are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Can I fly back to South Island from San Francisco?

Returning to South Island from San Francisco

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering South Island.

Alternative routes for South Island to San Francisco

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Departure points for flights from South Island to San Francisco

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$866
Average$1,808
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Fiji Airways
Cheapest$954
Average$1,126
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$986
Average$1,729
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$1,013
Average$1,349
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety