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Cheap flights from California (CA) to New Zealand

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to New Zealand

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

To save on the cost of your flight from California to New Zealand, book at least 36 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,017 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,017.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, June can be a great choice for travel to New Zealand. Flights to New Zealand from California in June are about $1,041 on average during June, but can be found for as low as $802.

Cheap flights from California to New Zealand in January, February 2021

The best prices found for California to New Zealand flights for January, February
27 Feb - 18 Apr
$1,499pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air Tahiti Nui
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
27 Feb - 22 Apr
$1,503pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air Tahiti Nui
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Feb - 18 Apr
$1,526pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air Tahiti Nui
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

California to New Zealand 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Zealand from California found for this year
4 Apr - 10 Apr
$826pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
CHC
Christchurch
CHC
Christchurch
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
3 Apr - 6 Apr
$829pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Apr - 15 Apr
$830pp
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to New Zealand from California

Save time with California to New Zealand direct flight deals
27 May - 10 Jun
$907pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
19 Apr - 30 Apr
$940pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
20 May - 11 Sep
$963pp
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 California to New Zealand

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Zealand from California, departing today and this week
20 Jan - 14 Mar
$1,855pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Jan - 31 Mar
$1,856pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Jan - 31 Mar
$1,868pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Hawaiian Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to New Zealand from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to New Zealand
5:00 am - 5:45 pm
Hawaiian Airlines
2 Stops
41h 45m
SFO - AKL
Hawaiian Airlines
$558
Hawaiian Airlines
3:00 am - 5:45 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
19h 45m
LAX - AKL
Multiple Airlines
$570
CheapFlights
4:44 pm - 2:30 am
Air Tahiti Nui
2 Stops
38h 46m
SFO - AKL
Air Tahiti Nui
$573
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From California to New Zealand

Are flight prices decreasing from California to New Zealand 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 California and New Zealand 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from California to New Zealand to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from California to New Zealand. Policies will vary by airline.

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, Qantas Airways, and Fiji Airways. 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 $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to New Zealand for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $826, but on average you can expect to pay $885.

Are there nonstop flights from California to New Zealand for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to New Zealand under $1,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to New Zealand is less than $1,008.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to New Zealand for under $1,900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to New Zealand within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from California to New Zealand have been viewed 165 times in the past calendar month.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from California to New Zealand?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Air Canada are the most popular airlines when flying from California to New Zealand.

What are the most popular routes from California to New Zealand?

Most travelers choose Los Angeles - Auckland Intl, San Francisco - Auckland Intl or San Diego - Auckland Intl when deciding on the best route from California to New Zealand.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to New Zealand?

On average you can expect to pay $1,800 for a flight from California to New Zealand. The cheapest flight overall is $407 while the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Auckland Intl) is currently priced at $829.

What are the most reliable airlines from California to New Zealand?

Consider Air Canada (94%), Turkish Airlines (94%) or United Airlines (94%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from California to New Zealand.

How long is the flight from California to New Zealand?

Airlines like Air New Zealand and United Airlines fly from California to New Zealand in about 13h 05m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 2h 11m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from California to New Zealand round-trip?

Currently priced at $826, Fiji Airways will fly you from California to New Zealand and back. In addition to Fiji Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Air New Zealand for as low as $907.

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 Hawaiian Airlines ($477), Air New Zealand ($479), and Air Tahiti Nui ($526).

Destination points for flights from California to New Zealand

Destination information for New Zealand

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from California to New Zealand
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.39
Flight duration
12h 38m

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
McClellan-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Airports servicing

Christchurch (CHC)
Chatham Islands (CHT)
Dunedin (DUD)
Great Barrier Island (GBZ)
Gisborne Airport (GIS)

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.

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Southern
$579 $872 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
$638 $963 No cancel fee 74%
Virgin Australia
$417 $1,008 No cancel fee 80%
China Eastern
$893 $1,018 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.

Air Tahiti Nui
$727 $1,025 No cancel fee 73%

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

Hawaiian Airlines
$362 $1,119 No cancel fee 85%
American Airlines
$394 $1,159 No cancel fee 71%
Air Canada
$624 $1,166 No cancel fee 67%
United Airlines
$456 $1,385 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$748 $1,428 No cancel fee N/A
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