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$984 Find cheap flights from San Francisco to Christchurch

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Cheap flight deals from San Francisco to Christchurch (SFO-CHC)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from San Francisco to Christchurch that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
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22:35 - 13:20SFO-CHC
17h 45m1 stop
14:20 - 12:45CHC-SFO
19h 25m1 stop
$1,392Fiji Airways
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Tue, 5 Nov - Tue, 26 Nov
22:35 - 13:20SFO-CHC
17h 45m1 stop
14:20 - 12:45CHC-SFO
19h 25m1 stop
$1,456Fiji Airways
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Thu, 7 Nov - Tue, 26 Nov
22:35 - 13:20SFO-CHC
17h 45m1 stop
08:30 - 12:45CHC-SFO
25h 15m2 stops
$1,679
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Tue, 5 Nov - Tue, 26 Nov
23:35 - 07:25SFO-CHC
36h 50m2 stops
13:15 - 13:45CHC-SFO
19h 30m1 stop
$1,681
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Tue, 30 Jul - Tue, 3 Sep
22:45 - 19:35SFO-CHC
23h 50m1 stop
16:00 - 11:05CHC-SFO
16h 05m1 stop
$1,993Air New Zealand
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Wed, 6 Nov - Tue, 26 Nov
22:45 - 19:55SFO-CHC
24h 10m1 stop
20:30 - 07:05CHC-SFO
31h 35m2 stops
$2,068Air New Zealand
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Fri, 8 Nov - Sun, 17 Nov
16:35 - 00:40SFO-CHC
35h 05m2 stops
06:10 - 10:40CHC-SFO
25h 30m2 stops
$2,135Air Canada
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Wed, 4 Dec - Thu, 27 Feb
20:00 - 22:55SFO-CHC
29h 55m1 stop
17:00 - 07:05CHC-SFO
35h 05m1 stop
$2,198United Airlines
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Wed, 20 Nov - Tue, 26 Nov
20:00 - 14:10SFO-CHC
21h 10m1 stop
13:00 - 22:58CHC-SFO
30h 58m2 stops
$2,215United Airlines
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Tue, 19 Nov - Thu, 28 Nov
18:51 - 00:40SFO-CHC
32h 49m2 stops
06:15 - 10:40CHC-SFO
25h 25m2 stops
$2,448Air Canada
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Tue, 19 Nov - Fri, 29 Nov

Flights from San Francisco to Christchurch - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from San Francisco to Christchurch to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from San Francisco to Christchurch?

The average price of all flights from San Francisco to Christchurch clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
For San Francisco to Christchurch, Monday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Wednesday is the most expensive. Flying from Christchurch back to San Francisco, the best deals are generally found on Thursday, with Sunday being the most expensive.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Christchurch?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from San Francisco to Christchurch, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from San Francisco to Christchurch is May, where tickets cost $1,335 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are December and July, where the average cost of tickets is $2,977 and $2,737 respectively.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from San Francisco to Christchurch, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from San Francisco to Christchurch, you should book around 1 day before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 72 days before departure.

Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Christchurch?

The cheapest price for the route for each airline clicked by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours.
In the last 3 days, Fiji Airways offered the best one-way deal for that route, at $1,041. KAYAK users also found San Francisco to Christchurch return flights on Fiji Airways from $1,392 and on Air New Zealand from $1,993.

Which cabin class options are there for flights between San Francisco and Christchurch?

The average price of flights for each cabin class for the route found by users searching on KAYAK over the last 2 weeks.
There is only one cabin class option available for the route, which is Economy. Perform a search on KAYAK to find the latest prices and availability for all cabin fares, which differ across airlines.

Good to know

Low season

July

High season

December

Cheapest flight

$984
Best time to beat the crowds but there is an average 25% increase in price.
Most popular time to fly (36% more expensive on average)
Flight from San Francisco to Christchurch

When to book flights from San Francisco to Christchurch

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from San Francisco to Christchurch based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
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FAQs for booking flights from San Francisco to Christchurch

  • What is the cheapest flight from San Francisco to Christchurch?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from San Francisco to Christchurch was $603 for a one-way ticket and $853 for a return.

  • Which airports will I be using when flying from San Francisco to Christchurch?

    When flying out of San Francisco you will be using San Francisco. You will be landing at Christchurch, also known as Christchurch.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from San Francisco to Christchurch?

    The Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the San Francisco to Christchurch flight route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from San Francisco to Christchurch?

    oneworld, and Star Alliance are the airline alliances operating flights between San Francisco and Christchurch, with Star Alliance being the most commonly used for this route.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from San Francisco to Christchurch?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from San Francisco to Christchurch.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from San Francisco to Christchurch?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Christchurch from San Francisco is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from San Francisco to Christchurch?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Christchurch with an airline and back to San Francisco with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from San Francisco to Christchurch?

    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 Christchurch from San Francisco up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Top airline flying from San Francisco to Christchurch

 
See real verified KAYAK customer reviews for airlines flying from San Francisco to Christchurch. Airline scores are aggregated from all reviews left by passengers on KAYAK after flying with an airline. KAYAK doesn’t show reviews that are older than 5 years. Learn how KAYAK collects reviews.
Need help choosing which airline to fly with from San Francisco to Christchurch? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to verified KAYAK customer reviews.
7.9
Fiji AirwaysOverall score based on 238 reviews
7.4Entertainment
8.0Boarding
8.4Crew
7.5Food
8.0Comfort
Airline reviews

Business class Seats on the A350 from Nan to YVR were wonderful. The flight crew was okay but could do with better training. Toilets were clean but ran out of paper towels towards the end of the flight. The food/menu and the wine offered really needs considerable improvement. Dinner options were either Bolani, a beef sandwich (even this could be made much better), or paneer butter masala. Unfortunately, if you are not a fan of Fijian food, there isn’t much choice. Dessert was either turmeric ice cream or fruits but unfortunately, they were out of fruit! So the only option was turmeric ice cream. I’m not certain how many passengers like turmeric but I am not one of them. They need to cater to a more diverse group of people. Perhaps they need a new chef? The movies& tv shows were mostly older so I didn’t find that interesting either. It was however, fun to view the plane’s exterior cameras as we take off and land. The best thing about this flight are the business class seats.

8.0 ExcellentKD, Apr 2024AKL - NAN
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Business class Seats on the A350 from Nan to YVR were wonderful. The flight crew was okay but could do with better training. Toilets were clean but ran out of paper towels towards the end of the flight. The food/menu and the wine offered really needs considerable improvement. Dinner options were either Bolani, a beef sandwich (even this could be made much better), or paneer butter masala. Unfortunately, if you are not a fan of Fijian food, there isn’t much choice. Dessert was either turmeric ice cream or fruits but unfortunately, they were out of fruit! So the only option was turmeric ice cream. I’m not certain how many passengers like turmeric but I am not one of them. They need to cater to a more diverse group of people. Perhaps they need a new chef? The movies& tv shows were mostly older so I didn’t find that interesting either. It was however, fun to view the plane’s exterior cameras as we take off and land. The best thing about this flight are the business class seats.

Comfortable as one can get in Economy, food was very good, staff were super friendly & efficient.

Really liked the plane and business class seat. Food was ok but could be better. Service was very good.

Better connections, much better cabin crew, much cleaner cabin that Qantas, American and probably other carriers.

Better connections, much better cabin crews, much cleaner aircraft than Qantas, American and probably others.

Fiji left without me because American Airlines was too stupid to get to LAX on time. Fiji should have offered a standby on another flight but they told me tough luck. I will never fly with this company again.

The A350 aircraft business class experience was very good. Comfortable and well appointed pod, and supplemental bed pad available for sleeping. Food was very good.

Business class seats and amenities were excellent, crew very attentive. Slept well. Food good, lounge experience nice. Would fly them again. A350 aircraft excellent, very quiet.

The flight attendants were extremely friendly and helpful. Everything ran on time. I highly recommend Fiji Airways.

The experience was lovely in every respect. The crews were delightful.

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Recent one-way flight deals

 
Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best one-way flight deals from San Francisco to Christchurch found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
8/12Sun
2 stops
57h 50mSFO-CHC
$984
8/12Sun
3 stops
56h 55mSFO-CHC
$1,018
6/12Fri
3 stops
54h 55mSFO-CHC
$1,025
8/12Sun
1 stopFiji Airways
17h 30mSFO-CHC
$1,041
6/12Fri
2 stops
57h 50mSFO-CHC
$1,046
30/7Tue
1 stopFiji Airways
17h 40mSFO-CHC
$1,126
30/7Tue
2 stopsAir New Zealand
22h 40mSFO-CHC
$1,609
11/12Wed
directAir New Zealand
14h 05mSFO-CHC
$1,776
11/12Wed
directUnited Airlines
14h 05mSFO-CHC
$1,803
9/12Mon
1 stopUnited Airlines
27h 00mSFO-CHC
$1,812

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San Francisco - Christchurch Flights

Departure:

San Francisco (SFO)United States

Destination:

Christchurch (CHC)New Zealand

Return flight deals:

Christchurch - San Francisco

Cabin classes:

$6,822