Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Queenstown (ZQN)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Queenstown (ZQN)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to ZQN flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Queenstown flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Queenstown.
SFO - ZQN
Price
$893 - $2,278
ZQN
Temperature
37.4 - 59 °F
ZQN
Precipitation
2 - 3.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 47% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 27% potential price drop

Average price

$1,378

Average for round-trip flights in January 2022

Round-trip from

$893

From San Francisco to Queenstown Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Queenstown?

March can be a great time to fly to Queenstown from San Francisco with a flight ticket averaging about $1,217. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of March for as cheap as $767. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

Thursday flights are found to be more expensive to fly from San Francisco to Queenstown. 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 Queenstown.

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

To save up to 53% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 26 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from San Francisco to Queenstown from $1,423 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,703 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Queenstown (SFO - ZQN)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco to Queenstown in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 8% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

San Francisco to Queenstown 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Queenstown from San Francisco found for this year
5 Sep - 21 Sep
$1,185pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
5 Sep - 21 Sep
$1,206pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
15 Aug - 31 Aug
$1,266pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
ZQN
Queenstown Intl
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Queenstown

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Queenstown Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways, and United Airlines flying from San Francisco to Queenstown Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Queenstown for under $1,900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Queenstown for under $1,900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just $1,894, but on average you can expect to pay $1,978.

How popular is this San Francisco to Queenstown flight route?

Within the past month, 22 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Queenstown Intl.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from San Francisco to Queenstown round-trip?

According to our current data, Emirates ($1,894), offers the cheapest pricing from San Francisco to Queenstown.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Queenstown?

While on average a flight from San Francisco to Queenstown is generally $955, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $642. When looking at the most popular route, (San Francisco - Queenstown Intl), you can expect to pay $1,151 for that flight.

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

Before booking your flight from San Francisco to Queenstown check out the most popular airlines for this route: Air New Zealand, Qantas Airways or United Airlines.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Queenstown, New Zealand

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Queenstown from San Francisco?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Queenstown Intl

Most visitors from San Francisco will not be allowed to enter Queenstown Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Queenstown Intl.

Documents
Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher - Travelers are required to obtain a Managed Isolation Allocation system voucher confirming their place in a managed isolation facility before boarding a flight to New Zealand.


Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Queenstown?

Returning to San Francisco from Queenstown Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Queenstown Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Queenstown Intl are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Alternative routes for San Francisco to Queenstown

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