Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to New Zealand

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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to New Zealand

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to AKL flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to New Zealand flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in New Zealand.
How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to New Zealand?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 36 days in advance to save up to 10% 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 36 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 New Zealand 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,017, or $1,017 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to New Zealand?

The best pricing can be found in the month of June. Prices to New Zealand from San Francisco average $1,041. You can even find prices in June for less than $1,041, as users have found deals to New Zealand from as low as $802. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to New Zealand from San Francisco. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 41%.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to New Zealand in June, July 2021

The best prices found for SFO to New Zealand flights for June, July
11 Jul - 9 Aug
$1,848pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
10 Jul - 13 Aug
$1,886pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
22 Jun - 13 Jul
$1,906pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to New Zealand 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to New Zealand from San Francisco found for this year
20 Nov - 27 Nov
$840pp
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
20 Nov - 27 Nov
$841pp
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
6 Nov - 30 Nov
$905pp
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 San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to New Zealand direct flight deals
1 Dec - 22 Dec
$1,022pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
23 Nov - 30 Nov
$1,087pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
23 Nov - 7 Dec
$1,088pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to New Zealand

Late deals on round-trip flights to New Zealand from San Francisco, departing today and this week
22 Jun - 13 Jul
$1,906pp
SFO
San Francisco
Emirates
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Emirates
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
22 Jun - 13 Jul
$2,063pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
22 Jun - 13 Jul
$2,105pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
AKL
Auckland Intl
AKL
Auckland Intl
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to New Zealand from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to New Zealand
7:00 pm - 7:40 am
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
17h 40m
SFO - AKL
Fiji Airways
3:40 pm - 1:45 am
United Airlines
Nonstop
13h 05m
SFO - AKL
United Airlines
$1,076
United
7:55 pm - 8:40 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
40h 45m
SFO - AKL
Multiple Airlines
$1,155
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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to New Zealand

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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.

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

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

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to New Zealand?

Located just 11.8 mi from the city center, San Francisco (SFO) is the airport most travelers will use when flying to New Zealand from San Francisco.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to New Zealand for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to New Zealand for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $840, but on average you can expect to pay $979.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to New Zealand under $1,100. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to New Zealand is less than $1,612.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to New Zealand for under $2,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to New Zealand within the next 7 days for less than $2,000.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from San Francisco to New Zealand have been viewed 96 times in the past calendar month.

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

When booking a flight from San Francisco to New Zealand, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from San Francisco to New Zealand?

The most popular flight routes from San Francisco to New Zealand are San Francisco - Auckland Intl, San Francisco - Christchurch and San Francisco - Queenstown Intl.

What are the cheapest Flights from San Francisco to New Zealand?

On average you can expect to pay $2,178 for a flight from San Francisco to New Zealand. The cheapest flight overall is $384 while the most popular route, (San Francisco - Auckland Intl) is currently priced at $840.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to New Zealand?

Airlines like Air New Zealand, United Airlines, and Fiji Airways fly from San Francisco to New Zealand in about 13h 05m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 4h 35m. 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 New Zealand round-trip?

Flying on Fiji Airways is currently your cheapest option to New Zealand, with prices starting at $840. Another option worth looking into is Air New Zealand, starting at $1,022 round trip.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Fiji Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $542. Users have also found tickets on United Airlines for as little as $1,017.

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Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to New Zealand

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
Virgin Australia
$739 $824 No cancel fee 80%
China Southern
$632 $1,003 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
$639 $1,042 No cancel fee 74%
China Eastern
$897 $1,048 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.

Hawaiian Airlines
$717 $1,079 No cancel fee 85%
Qantas Airways
$667 $1,079 No cancel fee 74%
American Airlines
$761 $1,193 No cancel fee 71%
Air New Zealand
$703 $1,291 No cancel fee 78%
United Airlines
$509 $1,343 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$672 $1,424 No cancel fee 67%
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