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

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The best prices from San Francisco to Auckland 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
Rainfall
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

One-way from

$543

One-way flight from San Francisco to Auckland

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?

Travelers have found that booking a Monday departure is the best way to save up to 16% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 10% by booking at least 36 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 San Francisco to Auckland within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,017.

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

June is one of the best times of the year to fly to Auckland from San Francisco. Prices for June average $1,041 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $802. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a June flight can save you 41% on your journey compared to booking in June

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

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco to Auckland in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 9% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Auckland in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SFO to AKL flights for May, June
30 Jun - 30 Jul
$1,594pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
28 Jun - 6 Jul
$1,828pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
18 May - 29 May
$1,840pp
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
13 Nov - 27 Nov
$842pp
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 Nov - 27 Nov
$843pp
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Nov - 20 Nov
$845pp
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
31 Oct - 12 Nov
$1,186pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
6 Nov - 20 Nov
$1,710pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
17 Aug - 4 Sep
$1,936pp
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
18 May - 29 May
$1,840pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
19 May - 31 May
$1,951pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
19 May - 31 May
$1,970pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Auckland from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Auckland
7:00 pm - 9:10 am
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
19h 10m
SFO - AKL
Fiji Airways
$543
Priceline
7:00 pm - 10:10 am
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
19h 10m
SFO - AKL
Fiji Airways
$586
Priceline
7:00 pm - 7:40 am
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
17h 40m
SFO - AKL
Fiji Airways

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Auckland

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.

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.

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 $845, but on average you can expect to pay $1,111.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Auckland for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 6 direct flights from San Francisco to Auckland under $1,200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Auckland is less than $3,404.

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 flight route?

Within the past month, 96 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Auckland Intl.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Auckland?

When traveling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in San Francisco is typically similar to Auckland. We can gather that this will continue over the next 7 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Auckland?

Temperatures around the 77 °F's can be experienced in September. The weather in Auckland is colder than in San Francisco. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Auckland?

Air New Zealand, Fiji Airways, and Hawaiian Airlines can get you from San Francisco to Auckland in just under 13h 05m. Your travel time can differ by up to 5h 35m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Auckland is Fiji Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $845 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Hawaiian Airlines and Air New Zealand, starting at $1,126 and $1,162 round-trip. You may be able to fly from San Francisco to Auckland for 13% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

$543 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Fiji Airways.

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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 = $1.38
Flight duration
12h 37m
Average temperature for May in Auckland
62.6 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Auckland
1.6 ″

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Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Auckland

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%

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

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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