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

Know your dates, get live prices in seconds:

From
To
Depart
Return
Any month
Compare vs. Cheapflights |
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime

We work with more than 300 partners to bring you better travel deals

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 2021: compare San Francisco to Queenstown flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Queenstown.
SFO - ZQN
Price
$893 - $2,278

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

$1,273

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

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 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.

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.

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.

One-way flights to Queenstown Intl from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Queenstown
6:05 pm - 7:20 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
41h 15m
SFO - ZQN
Multiple Airlines
$2,877
Ovago
2:56 pm - 9:05 am
ANA
3 Stops
46h 09m
SFO - ZQN
ANA
$9,757
Ovago

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> to <span class="emphasized">Queenstown</span> flights.

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.

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Queenstown 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 Queenstown 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.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Queenstown for under $2,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Queenstown for under $2,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qantas Airways for just $2,034, but on average you can expect to pay $2,074.

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

Flying on Qantas Airways is currently your cheapest option to Queenstown, with prices starting at $2,034. Another option worth looking into is Air New Zealand, starting at $2,131 round trip.

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.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to 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 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Queenstown, New Zealand

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Queenstown

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Queenstown

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Queenstown.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.42

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Queenstown

Home South Pacific New Zealand Queenstown Cheap flights from San Francisco to Queenstown