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Looking for cheap airfare to San Francisco? 25% of our users found tickets to San Francisco for the following prices or less: From Christchurch $1,084 one-way - $1,546 round-trip, from Auckland $1,107 one-way - $1,553 round-trip
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High season is considered to be August, September and October. The cheapest month to fly from New Zealand is August.
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If you are travelling to Silicon Valley, flying to San Francisco Airport (SFO) has cheaper and more frequent flights from New Zealand than San Jose Airport (SJC). The distance from San Francisco Airport is approximately 44 km and can be driven in as little as 30 min.
San Francisco Airport can also be a good choice for international travellers journeying to Oakland, a city located directly across the San Francisco Bay. San Francisco Airport offers considerably cheaper flights than those to Oakland Airport (OAK), and you can travel between the cities by train in just 20 min.
There are no duty-free shops available within the arrivals area of San Francisco Airport. This means that you should do your shopping either as you leave New Zealand, or in transit if you have a layover before reaching San Francisco.
FAQs - booking San Francisco flights
The Bay Area Rapid Transport (BART) links San Francisco Airport to the downtown district as well as Oakland. To reach the BART Airport Station, take the escalator up to the Departures Level and you will see signs to the BART entrance. A number of stations are located along Market Street which is San Francisco’s main thoroughfare, and can be reached with a one-way ticket that costs USD$8.65 (≈NZ$ 12.50).
If you are planning on attending a San Francisco 49ers game or have another event in mind, you can get an Uber there for USD$50 (≈NZ$ 73).
Head to the Freshen Up store inside the International Terminal where you can enjoy a hot shower and wash away the stress of travel. A shower package can be purchased for US$25 (≈NZ$ 36.50) and includes soap, shampoo, shower shoes, a towel and access to hairdryers.
The flight route Auckland to San Francisco was the most popular route on KAYAK over the last 3 days. A return flight could be found for $1,146. Also in the last 3 days, Auckland was the most budget-friendly place to find a flight to San Francisco with one-way tickets at $1,111 and $1,760 return.
Airlines flying the most to San Francisco from New Zealand are Air Canada, Lufthansa and Air New Zealand.
San Francisco is 19 km from the centre of San Francisco.
All flights to San Francisco land at San Francisco. The airport code is SFO,and it can also be referred to as San Francisco or San Francisco Intl.
The cheapest month for flights to San Francisco is August. On the other hand, the most expensive months are August and September.
Lufthansa, Air New Zealand and United Airlines have waived their change and cancellation fees on flights to San Francisco. Confirm policies on booking site.
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Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to San Francisco with an airline and back with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to San Francisco up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.