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South Island to San Francisco (SFO)

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

August can be a great time to fly to San Francisco from South Island with a flight ticket averaging about $1,365. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $1,132. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

When flying from South Island 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 South Island to San Francisco in September, October 2021

The best prices found for South Island to SFO flights in September, October
5 Oct - 6 Oct
$8,195pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
5 Oct - 6 Oct
$10,914pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
5 Oct - 6 Oct
$13,186pp
CHC
Christchurch
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

South Island to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from South Island found for this year
5 Oct - 6 Oct
$8,195pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
5 Oct - 6 Oct
$10,914pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
5 Oct - 6 Oct
$13,186pp
CHC
Christchurch
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

Last-minute flights from South Island to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from South Island, departing today and this week
5 Oct - 6 Oct
$8,195pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
5 Oct - 6 Oct
$10,914pp
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
5 Oct - 6 Oct
$13,186pp
CHC
Christchurch
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch

One-way flights to San Francisco from South Island

The cheapest one-way flights from South Island to San Francisco
15:00 - 16:01
Air New Zealand
2 stops
46h 01m
CHC - SFO
Air New Zealand
$5,221
KAYAK
12:00 - 13:34
United Airlines
2 stops
21h 34m
CHC - SFO
United Airlines
$5,621
United
09:05 - 07:30
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
43h 25m
CHC - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$5,641
Orbitz

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

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.

Can I find flights from South Island to San Francisco for under $8,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from South Island to San Francisco for under $8,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $8,195, but on average you can expect to pay $14,090.

Are there last-minute flights available from South Island to San Francisco for under $8,200?

There are currently 4+ open flights from South Island to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $8,200.

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 cheapest airlines to fly from South Island to San Francisco one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is Air New Zealand, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $1,503. However, be on the lookout for offers from Emirates and United Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from South Island to San Francisco for a low price.

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 Queenstown Intl - San Francisco, Nelson - San Francisco or Blenheim - 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 $1,399, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $651. The most popular route (Queenstown Intl - San Francisco), is priced around $1,912.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Francisco from South Island?

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 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to South Island from San Francisco?

Returning to South Island from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to South Island.

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

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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.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.71
Average temperature for September in San Francisco
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in San Francisco
3.0 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
United Airlines
$828 $1,730 No cancel fee 69%
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Fiji Airways
$913 $1,077 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$944 $1,654 No cancel fee 78%
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Qantas Airways
$969 $1,291 No cancel fee 74%
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