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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)

WLG - SFO
Price
$1,131 - $1,626
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

Average price

$1,613

Average for round-trip flights in December 2020

Round-trip from

$1,131

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 $1,247.

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 $1,294 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $856. 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 evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight at midday could potentially save you up to 19% on airfare.

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Wellington to San Francisco

Can I find flights from Wellington to San Francisco for under $1,565 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to San Francisco for under $1,565. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $1,458, but on average you can expect to pay $9,742.

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 and United Airlines flying from Wellington to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from Wellington to San Francisco for under $1,422 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Wellington to San Francisco, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

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

Does it rain more in Wellington or San Francisco?

In Wellington, there will be less rainfall in Wellington compared to San Francisco over the next 6 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.

How long does is the flight from Wellington to San Francisco?

There are many flights that can get you from Wellington to San Francisco in 14h 45m. Fly via United Airlines or Air New Zealand to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Wellington to San Francisco return?

According to our current data, United Airlines ($1,458), and Air New Zealand ($1,591) offers the cheapest pricing from Wellington to San Francisco.

Alternative routes for Wellington to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Wellington to San Francisco
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.71
Average temperature for December in San Francisco
15.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in San Francisco
120.0 mm

Airports servicing Wellington

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 3 airlines 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 change 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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