Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Auckland (AKL)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Auckland Intl are usually found in May or June, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Auckland (AKL)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to AKL flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Auckland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Auckland.
SFO - AKL
Price
$797 - $1,600
AKL
Temperature
57.2 - 75.2 °F
AKL
Precipitation
0.8 - 2.2 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 39% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$797

From San Francisco to Auckland Intl

One-way from

$589

One-way flight from San Francisco to Auckland Intl

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 round-trip from San Francisco to Auckland?

Users have found that flying from San Francisco to Auckland on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save up to 10% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 56 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from San Francisco to Auckland from $1,018 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,020 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from San Francisco to Auckland lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to Auckland in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $703.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Auckland (SFO - AKL)?

It’s optimal to fly from San Francisco to Auckland in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 9% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Auckland in September, October 2021

The best prices found for SFO to AKL flights for September, October
16 Oct - 23 Oct
$1,815pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
18 Sep - 25 Sep
$1,851pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
8 Oct - 22 Oct
$1,854pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Auckland 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Auckland from San Francisco found for this year
5 Dec - 12 Dec
$972pp
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
5 Dec - 12 Dec
$1,028pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
7 Dec - 17 Dec
$1,075pp
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Auckland from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Auckland direct flight deals
15 Feb - 22 Feb
$1,007pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
16 Feb - 13 Mar
$1,074pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
2 Feb - 15 Feb
$1,093pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Auckland

Late deals on round-trip flights to Auckland from San Francisco, departing today and this week
28 Sep - 27 Oct
$1,888pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
27 Sep - 28 Oct
$2,028pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
28 Sep - 27 Oct
$2,036pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Auckland Intl from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Auckland
2:19 pm - 1:50 am
Air Tahiti Nui
2 Stops
38h 31m
SFO - AKL
Air Tahiti Nui
$589
Travelgenio
3:40 pm - 1:45 am
Air New Zealand
Nonstop
13h 05m
SFO - AKL
Air New Zealand
$650
Gotogate
4:00 pm - 6:40 am
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
17h 40m
SFO - AKL
Fiji Airways
$755
Travelgenio

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Auckland

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

Air New Zealand, United Airlines, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Auckland due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Francisco and Auckland for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Auckland for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Auckland for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $839, but on average you can expect to pay $972.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Auckland for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Auckland under $1,100. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Auckland is less than $1,377.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Auckland for under $1,900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Auckland within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

How popular is this San Francisco to Auckland flight route?

Flights from San Francisco to Auckland Intl have been viewed 96 times in the past calendar month.

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

Fiji Airways, at $839, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Auckland. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Air New Zealand. These flights start at 14% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Fiji Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $582. Users have also found prices from $589 and $650 on Fiji Airways and Air Tahiti Nui, respectively.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Auckland, New Zealand

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Auckland Intl

Most visitors from San Francisco will not be allowed to enter Auckland Intl.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Auckland Intl.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


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

Returning to San Francisco from Auckland Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Auckland Intl are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Auckland, New Zealand

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Auckland

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

Destination information for Auckland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Auckland.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.42
Flight duration from SFO to AKL
12h 40m
Average temperature for September in Auckland
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Auckland
1.2 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Auckland

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Auckland Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Auckland 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
Virgin Australia
$739 $824 No cancel fee 80%
Qantas Airways
$667 $913 No cancel fee 74%
China Southern
$632 $1,003 No cancel fee 69%
Fiji Airways
$639 $1,034 No cancel fee 74%
China Eastern
$897 $1,048 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Hawaiian Airlines
$717 $1,079 No cancel fee 85%
Air New Zealand
$703 $1,145 No cancel fee 78%
American Airlines
$761 $1,193 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$574 $1,345 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$672 $1,424 No cancel fee 67%
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