Cheap flights from California to New Zealand

LAX — AKL
Oct 4 — Oct 111

How far in advance should I book a flight from California to New Zealand?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 33% on flights from California to New Zealand compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $1,359. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,553.

What is the cheapest month to fly from California to New Zealand?

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to New Zealand from California. Users have commonly found prices around $1,121 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $834. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

When is the cheapest time to fly from California to New Zealand (CA - NZ)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from California to New Zealand as you normally would.

Cheap flights from California to New Zealand in September, October 2022

The best prices found for California to New Zealand flights for September, October
Oct 25 - Nov 6
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

16h 45m
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

18h 40m
$901

Fiji Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 23 - Nov 7
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

16h 45m
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

25h 25m
$902

Fiji Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 25 - Nov 1
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

16h 45m
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

18h 40m
$911

Fiji Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

California to New Zealand 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Zealand from California found for this year
Nov 8 - Nov 17
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

20h 15m
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

15h 45m
$751

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Nov 7 - Feb 5
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

40h 04m
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

15h 45m
$783

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Nov 13 - Dec 4
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

20h 15m
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

15h 45m
$792

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Cheap Fiji Airways flights from California to New Zealand

Mar 10 - Mar 25
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

16h 55m
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

24h 50m
$857

Fiji Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Mar 2 - Mar 11
LAX

Los Angeles

CHC

Christchurch

1 stop

17h 35m
CHC

Christchurch

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

18h 30m
$864

Fiji Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Mar 4 - Mar 23
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

17h 40m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 40m
$865

Fiji Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Cheap Air Tahiti Nui flights from California to New Zealand

Nov 22 - Dec 4
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

32h 15m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

37h 25m
$876

Air Tahiti Nui

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Nov 22 - Dec 4
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

32h 15m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

41h 10m
$916

Air Tahiti Nui

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Nov 22 - Dec 4
SJC

San Jose

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

32h 45m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SJC

San Jose

2 stops

19h 27m
$1,001

Air Tahiti Nui

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Non-stop flights to New Zealand from California

Save time with California to New Zealand direct flight deals
Feb 23 - Mar 9
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

13h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

12h 15m
$1,070

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Mar 2 - Mar 24
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

13h 15m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

12h 15m
$1,093

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Mar 14 - Mar 22
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

Nonstop

13h 05m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

12h 15m
$1,098

Air New Zealand

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Last minute flights from California to New Zealand

Late deals on return flights to New Zealand from California, departing today and this week
Oct 5 - Oct 17
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

18h 20m
AKL

Auckland Intl

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

17h 25m
$1,315

Fiji Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Oct 7 - Oct 27
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

39h 00m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

36h 10m
$1,367

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Oct 7 - Oct 27
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

2 stops

39h 00m
AKL

Auckland Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

22h 50m
$1,383

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

One-way flights to New Zealand from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to New Zealand
Mar 7
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

28h 45m
$409

British Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Mar 16
LAX

Los Angeles

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

25h 20m
$410

British Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/29/22

Dec 3
SFO

San Francisco

AKL

Auckland Intl

1 stop

28h 45m
$414

British Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about California to New Zealand flights.

Which airlines flying from California to New Zealand have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from California to New Zealand that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Air New Zealand, Fiji Airways, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from California to New Zealand for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to New Zealand for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $783, but on average you can expect to pay $796.

Are there nonstop flights from California to New Zealand for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to New Zealand under $1,100. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to New Zealand is less than $1,108.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to New Zealand for under $1,400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to New Zealand within the next 7 days for less than $1,400.

How popular is this California to New Zealand flight route?

Flights from California to New Zealand have been viewed 77 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from California to New Zealand one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from California to New Zealand are British Airways ($409), Qantas Airways ($421), and American Airlines ($432).

Destination points for flights from California to New Zealand

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Top 10 airlines flying from California to New Zealand

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to New Zealand choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$10Average$17FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Virgin AustraliaCheapest$417Average$1,008FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time80%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$443Average$1,137FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Hawaiian AirlinesCheapest$448Average$1,170FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time85%COVID-19 safety
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United AirlinesCheapest$456Average$1,628FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$511Average$1,464FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air Tahiti NuiCheapest$521Average$1,214FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time73%COVID-19 safety
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China SouthernCheapest$579Average$872FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$592Average$1,007FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Fiji AirwaysCheapest$739Average$929FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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