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

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

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

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to CHC flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Christchurch flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Christchurch.
SFO - CHC
Price
$770 - $1,556
CHC
Temperature
51.8 - 71.6 °F
CHC
Rainfall
0.5 - 0.8 inches

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

$884

Average for round-trip flights in June 2021

Round-trip from

$770

From San Francisco to Christchurch

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?

Users have found that flying from San Francisco to Christchurch 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.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Christchurch from San Francisco. Users have commonly found prices around $1,205 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $903. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 17% on flights from San Francisco to Christchurch by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Christchurch in June, July 2021

The best prices found for SFO to CHC flights for June, July
6 Jul - 13 Jul
$2,565pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
4 Jul - 9 Jul
$2,584pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
4 Jul - 9 Jul
$2,590pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Christchurch 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Christchurch from San Francisco found for this year
28 Oct - 6 Nov
$769pp
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Oct - 6 Nov
$890pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
28 Oct - 7 Nov
$994pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Christchurch from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Christchurch
1:05 pm - 6:25 pm
Emirates
3 Stops
58h 20m
SFO - CHC
Emirates
$1,391
Travelstart
9:50 am - 9:10 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
52h 20m
SFO - CHC
Multiple Airlines
$1,841
Kiwi.com
6:05 pm - 9:10 am
Singapore Airlines
1 Stop
44h 05m
SFO - CHC
Singapore Airlines
$2,934
Travelstart

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Christchurch

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, Fiji Airways, and Qantas Airways flying from San Francisco to Christchurch have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Christchurch for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Christchurch for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $769, but on average you can expect to pay $1,560.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Christchurch for under $800 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from San Francisco to Christchurch, 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 more than in Christchurch. You can expect this to be the case over the next 3 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?

Fiji Airways, Air New Zealand, and United Airlines can get you from San Francisco to Christchurch in just under 18h 15m. Your travel time can differ by up to 8h 50m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from San Francisco to Christchurch round-trip from $769. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Emirates, from $1,930, and Singapore Airlines, from $2,052. Users have found that Fiji Airways is 25% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

$1,391 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Emirates. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Singapore Airlines, with prices from $2,934.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Christchurch

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

Destination information for Christchurch

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Christchurch.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.44
Average temperature for June in Christchurch
53.6 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Christchurch
0.8 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Christchurch

Top 4 airlines flying from San Francisco to Christchurch

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