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Cheap flights from Wellington to San Francisco

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The best prices from Wellington to San Francisco are usually found in May or August, booked 0 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Wellington (WLG) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best WLG to SFO flight in 2021: compare Wellington to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
WLG - SFO
Price
$1,102 - $1,584
SFO
Temperature
15 - 25 °C
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,102

From Wellington to San Francisco

One-way from

$836

One-way flight from Wellington to San Francisco

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Wellington to San Francisco?

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from Wellington to San Francisco. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to San Francisco.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Wellington to San Francisco?

Find a great deal and save up to 2% by booking at least 14 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Wellington to San Francisco within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,216.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Wellington to San Francisco?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to San Francisco from Wellington. Prices for August average $1,261 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $834. 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

When is the cheapest time to fly from Wellington to San Francisco (WLG - SFO)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Wellington to San Francisco is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 15% on airfare.

Wellington to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Wellington found for this year
11 Dec - 12 Dec
$1,624pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington
11 Dec - 12 Dec
$1,733pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
WLG
Wellington
11 Dec - 12 Dec
$1,884pp
WLG
Wellington
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
WLG
Wellington

One-way flights to San Francisco from Wellington

The cheapest one-way flights from Wellington to San Francisco
03:45 - 09:45
Qantas Airways
2 stops
25h 00m
WLG - SFO
Qantas Airways
$836
Expedia
02:20 - 03:00
Air New Zealand
1 stop
19h 40m
WLG - SFO
Air New Zealand
17:15 - 10:00
Emirates
3 stops
59h 45m
WLG - SFO
Emirates
$1,621
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Wellington to San Francisco

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Wellington to San Francisco have been viewed 332 times in the past calendar month.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, and United Airlines flying from Wellington to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Does it rain more in Wellington or San Francisco?

In Wellington, there will be same rainfall in Wellington compared to San Francisco over the next 7 days.

Is Wellington weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 25 °C range in September. The weather in San Francisco is generally hotter than Wellington's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

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

$836 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Qantas Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Air New Zealand and Emirates, with prices starting from $964 and $1,621, respectively.

Alternative routes for Wellington to San Francisco

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

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Wellington to San Francisco.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.73
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
14.0 mm

Airports servicing Wellington

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 3 airlines flying from Wellington to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Wellington 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
Qantas Airways
$659 $932 No cancel fee 74%
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United Airlines
$872 $1,059 No cancel fee 69%
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Air New Zealand
$863 $1,091 No cancel fee 78%
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