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Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Christchurch International (CHC)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Christchurch International are usually found in August or June, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Sunday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Christchurch International (CHC)

SFO - CHC
Price
$770 - $1,556

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 34% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Average price

$1,071

Average for round-trip flights in November 2020

Round-trip from

$770

From San Francisco to Christchurch International

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 Christchurch International?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Wednesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 15 days in advance, which can save you up to 24% on flights from San Francisco to Christchurch International compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 15 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,402. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,968.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Christchurch International?

Flights from San Francisco to Christchurch International lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to Christchurch International in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,106.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Christchurch International (SFO - CHC)?

It’s optimal to fly from San Francisco to Christchurch International in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 18% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Christchurch International in November, December 2020

The best prices found for SFO to CHC flights for November, December
15 Dec - 3 Jan
$7,937pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
15 Dec - 1 Jan
$7,952pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
15 Dec - 3 Jan
$9,886pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Christchurch International 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch International from San Francisco found for next year
15 Dec - 3 Jan
$7,937pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
15 Dec - 1 Jan
$7,952pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
15 Dec - 3 Jan
$9,886pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Christchurch International from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Christchurch International
8:15 am - 5:25 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
24h 10m
SFO - CHC
Multiple Airlines
$1,373
United

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Christchurch International

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Christchurch 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 Christchurch 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 Christchurch have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

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

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Christchurch International for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $892, but on average you can expect to pay $2,040.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Christchurch International for under $900 on Cheapflights?

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

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Christchurch?

Expected rainfall in San Francisco is less than in Christchurch. You can expect this to be the case over the next 11 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Christchurch?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 77 °F range in September. The weather in Christchurch is generally colder than San Francisco'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 is the flight from San Francisco to Christchurch International?

Departing from San Francisco to Christchurch International will take you 16h 35m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Fiji Airways, at $892, was found to be the cheapest airline from San Francisco to Christchurch International.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines. Fiji Airways is currently priced 13% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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Top 4 airlines from San Francisco to Christchurch International

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Christchurch International 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
$765 $911 No change fee 74%
Fiji Airways
$646 $1,050 N/A 74%
Air New Zealand
$761 $1,245 No cancel fee 78%
United Airlines
$547 $1,459 No cancel fee 69%
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