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

SFO — CHC
Feb 11 — Feb 181

The best prices from San Francisco to Christchurch are usually found in May or February, booked 47 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

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 2023: compare San Francisco to Christchurch flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Christchurch.

SFO - CHC

Price

$1,181 - $2,796

CHC

Temperature

42.8 - 62.6 °F

CHC

Rainfall

1.6 - 2.4 inches

Popular inAprilHigh demand for flights, 42% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop
Round-trip from$1,181From San Francisco to Christchurch
One-way from$887One-way flight from San Francisco to Christchurch

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Christchurch?

Flights from San Francisco to Christchurch are found to be more expensive on Saturday. 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 Christchurch.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 48 days in advance to save up to 24% 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 48 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 San Francisco to Christchurch 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,918, or $1,946 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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 $1,609 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $974. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in April.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from San Francisco to Christchurch is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 29% on airfare.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Christchurch in February, March 2023

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Reviews of Airlines Servicing Christchurch

Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Crew

9.4

Comfort

8.8

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.4

Boarding

9.0

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Crew

9.4

Comfort

8.8

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.4

Boarding

9.0

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

Fiji Airways
8.3
Very good
24 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Crew

9.4

Comfort

8.8

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.4

Boarding

9.0

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

Singapore Airlines
8.0
Very good
203 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Crew

9.4

Comfort

8.8

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.4

Boarding

9.0

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,670 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Crew

9.4

Comfort

8.8

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.4

Boarding

9.0

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

Qantas Airways
7.0
Good
115 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Crew

9.4

Comfort

8.8

Entertainment

7.1

Food

7.4

Boarding

9.0

Overall

8.4

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

Related info for your journey

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

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 United Airlines flying from San Francisco to Christchurch have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Christchurch for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Christchurch for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,097, but on average you can expect to pay $1,340.

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

According to our current data, Fiji Airways ($1,237), Qantas Airways ($1,349), and Air New Zealand ($1,362) offers the cheapest pricing from San Francisco to Christchurch. Fiji Airways is 23% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $719 on Fiji Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Air Canada from $959 and Air New Zealand from $1,031 one-way.

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

China Southern, Fiji Airways and Air New Zealand are the most popular airlines when flying from San Francisco to Christchurch.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Christchurch?

Looking for the cheapest flight from San Francisco to Christchurch? While on average our users pay $4,361, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $714. The most popular route (San Francisco - Christchurch), is priced around $1,097.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Christchurch

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Top 3 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Fiji AirwaysCheapest$827Average$1,136FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$1,119Average$1,623FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$1,550Average$2,152FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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