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Cheap flights from Wellington to San Francisco from $946

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 14/7. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
WLG — SFO
23 May — 30 May1
1 adult
Thu 23/5
Thu 30/5

Cheap flight deals from Wellington to San Francisco

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Wellington (WLG) to San Francisco (SFO). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 18 May 2024.

Popular in

September

Cheapest in

May

Round-trip from

$1,371

One-way from

$946
High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop
From Wellington to San Francisco
One-way flight from Wellington to San Francisco

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Wellington to San Francisco?

Friday 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?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 32 days in advance to save up to 47% 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 32 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 Wellington to San Francisco 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,459, or $2,066 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Flights from Wellington to San Francisco lean towards being more expensive in September. Prices are generally better when you fly from Wellington to San Francisco in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,359.

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 at midday tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 28% on airfare.

Cheap American Airlines flights from Wellington to San Francisco

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by American Airlines for the route between Wellington and San Francisco. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 114,867 searches. Data last updated 18 May 2024.
Consider these cheap American Airlines flights we've found departing from Wellington to San Francisco. Be sure to come back soon if the deals available don't appeal to you at this time.
Thu 29/806:05WLG - SFO
1 stop30h 45mAmerican Airlines
Mon 2/909:50SFO - WLG
2 stops34h 00mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 16/5$1,192
Thu 29/806:05WLG - SFO
2 stops26h 35mAmerican Airlines
Mon 2/920:29SFO - WLG
2 stops23h 21mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 16/5$1,202
Thu 20/607:40WLG - SFO
2 stops29h 10mAmerican Airlines
Fri 28/611:20SFO - WLG
2 stops32h 30mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,601
Thu 13/615:55WLG - SFO
1 stop20h 55mAmerican Airlines
Mon 24/609:32SFO - WLG
2 stops34h 18mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,687
Thu 13/607:40WLG - SFO
2 stops29h 10mAmerican Airlines
Mon 24/618:57SFO - WLG
3 stops27h 13mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,741
Thu 29/806:05WLG - SFO
1 stop30h 45mAmerican Airlines
Mon 2/909:50SFO - WLG
2 stops34h 00mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,754
Thu 29/806:05WLG - SFO
2 stops21h 52mAmerican Airlines
Mon 2/918:10SFO - WLG
2 stops25h 40mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,815

Cheap Qantas Airways flights from Wellington to San Francisco

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Qantas Airways for the route between Wellington and San Francisco. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 114,867 searches. Data last updated 18 May 2024.
Have a look at some of the cheapest available Qantas Airways flights departing from Wellington and landing in San Francisco. Deals are refreshing constantly so come back soon for more options.
Thu 13/606:05WLG - SFO
2 stops31h 22mQantas Airways
Mon 24/609:32SFO - WLG
2 stops34h 18mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/5$1,387
Thu 20/607:40WLG - SFO
3 stops33h 36mQantas Airways
Fri 28/609:32SFO - WLG
2 stops34h 18mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/5$2,403

Cheap Wellington to San Francisco flights in May & June 2024

Find cheap flight options from Wellington to San Francisco specifically for the months of May and June 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 114,867 searches. Prices were last updated on 18 May 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Wellington to San Francisco in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Thu 13/606:05WLG - SFO
2 stops31h 22mQantas Airways
Mon 24/609:32SFO - WLG
2 stops34h 18mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/5$1,387
Thu 13/613:45WLG - SFO
1 stop18h 05mAir New Zealand
Mon 24/622:00SFO - WLG
1 stop18h 10mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/5$1,518
Thu 20/607:40WLG - SFO
2 stops29h 10mAmerican Airlines
Fri 28/611:20SFO - WLG
2 stops32h 30mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,601
Thu 13/615:55WLG - SFO
1 stop20h 55mAmerican Airlines
Mon 24/609:32SFO - WLG
2 stops34h 18mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,687
Thu 13/607:40WLG - SFO
2 stops29h 10mAmerican Airlines
Mon 24/618:57SFO - WLG
3 stops27h 13mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,741
Thu 13/606:00WLG - SFO
1 stop21h 10mUnited Airlines
Sun 23/600:30SFO - WLG
2 stops37h 40mUnited Airlines
Deal found 17/5$2,184
Thu 20/610:45WLG - SFO
1 stop15h 10mAir New Zealand
Fri 28/622:00SFO - WLG
1 stop17h 10mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/5$2,258
Thu 20/607:40WLG - SFO
3 stops33h 36mQantas Airways
Fri 28/609:32SFO - WLG
2 stops34h 18mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/5$2,403
Thu 13/620:45WLG - SFO
3 stops32h 45mMultiple Airlines
Mon 24/619:45SFO - WLG
3 stops26h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/5$3,677

Wellington to San Francisco 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Wellington and San Francisco in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 114,867 searches. Data last updated 18 May 2024.
These are some of the most attractive deals on flights from Wellington to San Francisco in 2024. For more flight deals, be sure to check back very soon.
Thu 29/806:05WLG - SFO
1 stop30h 45mAmerican Airlines
Mon 2/909:50SFO - WLG
2 stops34h 00mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 16/5$1,192
Thu 29/806:05WLG - SFO
2 stops26h 35mAmerican Airlines
Mon 2/920:29SFO - WLG
2 stops23h 21mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 16/5$1,202
Thu 13/606:05WLG - SFO
2 stops31h 22mQantas Airways
Mon 24/609:32SFO - WLG
2 stops34h 18mQantas Airways
Deal found 17/5$1,387
Thu 29/806:00WLG - SFO
1 stop21h 10mUnited Airlines
Mon 2/922:00SFO - WLG
1 stop17h 10mUnited Airlines
Deal found 16/5$1,505
Thu 13/613:45WLG - SFO
1 stop18h 05mAir New Zealand
Mon 24/622:00SFO - WLG
1 stop18h 10mAir New Zealand
Deal found 17/5$1,518
Thu 20/607:40WLG - SFO
2 stops29h 10mAmerican Airlines
Fri 28/611:20SFO - WLG
2 stops32h 30mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,601
Thu 13/615:55WLG - SFO
1 stop20h 55mAmerican Airlines
Mon 24/609:32SFO - WLG
2 stops34h 18mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,687
Thu 13/607:40WLG - SFO
2 stops29h 10mAmerican Airlines
Mon 24/618:57SFO - WLG
3 stops27h 13mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,741
Thu 29/806:05WLG - SFO
1 stop30h 45mAmerican Airlines
Mon 2/909:50SFO - WLG
2 stops34h 00mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,754

One-way flights to San Francisco from Wellington

Search for one-way flight options from Wellington to San Francisco. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 114,867 searches. Data last updated 18 May 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from Wellington to San Francisco, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. Those seeking round-trip flights from Wellington to San Francisco should utilize the search form at the top of the page.
Sun 14/706:05WLG - SFO
1 stop30h 45mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$946
Sun 14/706:05WLG - SFO
2 stops31h 51mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 17/5$962
Sun 14/721:10WLG - SFO
3 stops44h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 17/5$1,197

Find flights from Wellington to San Francisco within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Wellington to San Francisco that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 114,867 searches. Data last updated 18 May 2024.

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$1,193 - $3,677

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WellingtonSan Francisco

WLG - SFO

WLGSFO

Wellington

Thu 29/8

1 stop30h 45m

San Francisco

Mon 2/9

2 stops34h 00m

$1,192

WellingtonSan Francisco

WLG - SFO

WLGSFO

Wellington

Thu 29/8

2 stops26h 35m

San Francisco

Mon 2/9

2 stops23h 21m

$1,202

WellingtonSan Francisco

WLG - SFO

WLGSFO

Wellington

Thu 13/6

2 stops31h 22m

San Francisco

Mon 24/6

2 stops34h 18m

$1,387

WellingtonSan Francisco

WLG - SFO

WLGSFO

Wellington

Thu 29/8

1 stop21h 10m

San Francisco

Mon 2/9

1 stop17h 10m

$1,505

WellingtonSan Francisco

WLG - SFO

WLGSFO

Wellington

Thu 13/6

1 stop18h 05m

San Francisco

Mon 24/6

1 stop18h 10m

$1,518

WellingtonSan Francisco

WLG - SFO

WLGSFO

Wellington

Thu 20/6

2 stops29h 10m

San Francisco

Fri 28/6

2 stops32h 30m

$1,601

WellingtonSan Francisco

WLG - SFO

WLGSFO

Wellington

Thu 13/6

1 stop20h 55m

San Francisco

Mon 24/6

2 stops34h 18m

$1,687

WellingtonSan Francisco

WLG - SFO

WLGSFO

Wellington

Thu 29/8

1 stop21h 10m

San Francisco

Mon 2/9

1 stop17h 10m

$1,808

WellingtonSan Francisco

WLG - SFO

WLGSFO

Wellington

Thu 13/6

3 stops32h 45m

San Francisco

Mon 24/6

3 stops26h 25m

$3,677

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 16/5

When is the best time to book a flight from Wellington to San Francisco?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Wellington to San Francisco. Price data was last updated on 10 May 2024.
The price you pay for your flight from Wellington to San Francisco may vary depending on when you book. For the best chance of a lower fare, look to book 31 days in advance of your trip. Fares are likely to increase a fortnight or so before your departure date.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Wellington to San Francisco?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Wellington to San Francisco. Price data was last updated on 12 May 2024.
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Midday
Afternoon
Evening
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Wellington to San Francisco flight should consider departing on Monday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Saturday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to San Francisco by month

Plan your trip from Wellington to San Francisco by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Wellington to San Francisco is currently $1,035 while a return flight costs $1,731. Price data was last updated on 12 May 2024.

Currently, February is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Wellington to San Francisco (average of $839). Flying from Wellington to San Francisco in April is currently the most expensive (average of $1,096). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$1,521

February

$1,371

March

$1,460

April

$1,790

May

$1,493

June

$1,781

July

$1,645

August

$1,434

September

$1,630

October

$1,598

November

$1,405

December

$1,740

Temperature and rainfall in San Francisco by month

Plan your trip to San Francisco by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

SFO

Temperature

11 - 17 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing San Francisco

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to San Francisco. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to San Francisco. Reviews last updated 18 May 2024.
Read reviews from past customers who have flown American Airlines, Qantas Airways and United Airlines from Wellington to San Francisco. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
624 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

The crew, food, and entertainment were amazing. The leg room/distance from the row in front of you seems smaller than other airlines which is very uncomfortable.

8.3
Very Good
624 reviews
8.3
Very Good
624 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

The crew, food, and entertainment were amazing. The leg room/distance from the row in front of you seems smaller than other airlines which is very uncomfortable.

8.1
Very Good
3,943 reviews
8.3
Very Good
624 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

The crew, food, and entertainment were amazing. The leg room/distance from the row in front of you seems smaller than other airlines which is very uncomfortable.

7.6
Good
963 reviews
8.3
Very Good
624 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

The crew, food, and entertainment were amazing. The leg room/distance from the row in front of you seems smaller than other airlines which is very uncomfortable.

7.4
Good
10,900 reviews
8.3
Very Good
624 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

The crew, food, and entertainment were amazing. The leg room/distance from the row in front of you seems smaller than other airlines which is very uncomfortable.

7.3
Good
14,489 reviews
8.3
Very Good
624 reviews

Comfort

8.1

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.9

Overall

8.3

Boarding

8.4

Food

7.6

Reviews

1 / 10

The crew, food, and entertainment were amazing. The leg room/distance from the row in front of you seems smaller than other airlines which is very uncomfortable.

Related info for your journey

Find useful and relevant information for your journey from Wellington to San Francisco. Access travel guides, tips, and recommendations to enhance your travel experience. Get information about local attractions, weather, transportation options, and more.
  • Can I find flights from Wellington to San Francisco for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Wellington to San Francisco for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on American Airlines for just $1,192, but on average you can expect to pay $2,142.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Wellington to San Francisco round-trip?

    American Airlines, at $1,192, was found to be the cheapest airline from Wellington to San Francisco.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Qantas Airways and United Airlines. American Airlines is currently priced 34% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

  • What are the most popular airlines that fly from Wellington to San Francisco?

  • What does WLG to SFO mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Wellington Airport to San Francisco Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a WLG to SFO flight.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Wellington to San Francisco that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Wellington to San Francisco flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Wellington to San Francisco with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Wellington to San Francisco flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Wellington to San Francisco that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Wellington to San Francisco flights, Cheapflights offers holiday packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Wellington to San Francisco?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Wellington to San Francisco.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Wellington to San Francisco?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Wellington to San Francisco by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Wellington to San Francisco that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Wellington to San Francisco offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Wellington to San Francisco?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Wellington to San Francisco flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Wellington to San Francisco flight deals updated?

    The Wellington to San Francisco flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 17/5.

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Top 3 airlines flying from Wellington to San Francisco

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Air New ZealandCheapest$1,416Average$1,800FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$1,430Average$1,739FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%
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United AirlinesCheapest$1,509Average$1,784FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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