Cheap flights from San Francisco to Christchurch

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Flight information for San Francisco to Christchurch
(SFO to CHC)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from San Francisco to Christchurch
Best Price Found$1,059The best flight deal from San Francisco to Christchurch found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $1,059
Fastest flight time18h 20mThe fastest flight from San Francisco to Christchurch takes 18h 20m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from San Francisco to Christchurch. Popular non-direct route for this connection is San Francisco Airport - Christchurch Airport.
Airports in Christchurch1 airportThere is 1 airport near Christchurch: Christchurch (CHC)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from San Francisco to Christchurch

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

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

August

The cheapest time of year to fly to Christchurch from San Francisco is August. Most expensive is December

What is the cheapest day to depart San Francisco for Christchurch?

Thursday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Thursday. The most expensive is typically Friday

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Christchurch?

in the afternoon

San Francisco to Christchurch flights are approximately 16% more expensive at noon than in the afternoon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Christchurch from San Francisco?

Qantas Airways

Air New Zealand, Fiji Airways, and Qantas Airways are the most popular carriers operating from San Francisco to Christchurch

What is the cheapest San Francisco to Christchurch flight route?

San Francisco - Christchurch

Fly from San Francisco to Christchurch for the best San Francisco - Christchurch flight prices

How far in advance should you book San Francisco to Christchurch flights?

60 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from San Francisco to Christchurch is approximately 60 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from San Francisco to Christchurch

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from San Francisco to Christchurch by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
Jan 20
SFO5:00 pmSan Francisco
18h 20m
1 stop
CHC11:20 amChristchurch
Feb 13
CHC8:00 amChristchurch
18h 55m
1 stop
SFO2:55 amSan Francisco
Fiji Airways
Feb 27
SFO5:00 pmSan Francisco
18h 20m
1 stop
CHC11:20 amChristchurch
Mar 29
CHC10:20 amChristchurch
19h 25m
1 stop
SFO5:45 amSan Francisco
Fiji Airways
Dec 9
SFO4:00 pmSan Francisco
18h 20m
1 stop
CHC10:20 amChristchurch
Dec 23
CHC8:20 amChristchurch
19h 25m
1 stop
SFO3:45 amSan Francisco
Fiji Airways
Feb 3
SFO5:00 pmSan Francisco
18h 20m
1 stop
CHC11:20 amChristchurch
May 3
CHC9:15 amChristchurch
19h 30m
1 stop
SFO4:45 amSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Feb 3
SFO5:00 pmSan Francisco
18h 20m
1 stop
CHC11:20 amChristchurch
May 3
CHC5:00 amChristchurch
23h 45m
2 stops
SFO4:45 amSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Jan 20
SFO5:00 pmSan Francisco
18h 20m
1 stop
CHC11:20 amChristchurch
Feb 20
CHC4:50 amChristchurch
23h 55m
2 stops
SFO4:45 amSan Francisco

Find the cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Christchurch

If you're looking for one-way flights from San Francisco to Christchurch, view some of our deals below provided by Fiji Airways
Fiji Airways
Jan 20
SFO5:00 pmSan Francisco
18h 20m
1 stop
CHC11:20 amChristchurch
Fiji Airways
Dec 19
SFO3:00 pmSan Francisco
19h 20m
1 stop
CHC10:20 amChristchurch
Multiple Airlines
Dec 19
SFO10:30 amSan Francisco
23h 50m
2 stops
CHC10:20 amChristchurch

Search last-minute flights to Christchurch from San Francisco

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from San Francisco to Christchurch
Multiple Airlines
Oct 2
SFO6:05 pmSan Francisco
38h 20m
2 stops
CHC8:25 amChristchurch
Oct 9
CHC7:50 amChristchurch
27h 15m
1 stop
SFO11:05 amSan Francisco
Singapore Airlines
Oct 2
SFO6:05 pmSan Francisco
44h 05m
1 stop
CHC2:10 pmChristchurch
Oct 9
CHC7:50 amChristchurch
27h 15m
1 stop
SFO11:05 amSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Oct 2
SFO6:05 pmSan Francisco
38h 20m
2 stops
CHC8:25 amChristchurch
Oct 9
CHC10:00 amChristchurch
49h 05m
2 stops
SFO11:05 amSan Francisco
Emirates
Oct 2
SFO1:05 pmSan Francisco
66h 55m
3 stops
CHC8:00 amChristchurch
Oct 9
CHC2:30 amChristchurch
51h 30m
3 stops
SFO6:00 amSan Francisco

Best airlines flying from San Francisco to Christchurch

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from San Francisco to Christchurch with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
United Airlines
PriceFrom $547
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.8
7.2

Boarding

6.6

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.1

Food

Reviews

Not because the flight is going to Africa we can’t get better service on board

1 / 10
Fiji Airways
PriceFrom $646
Free Cancellation
Rating
5.8
5.5

Boarding

6.0

Comfort

6.5

Crew

5.5

Entertainment

5.5

Food

Reviews

Pros: Friendly attendants; a lot of service available.

Cons: Movie selection was minimal and mostly outdated; food was small portions and less than interesting choices.

1 / 2
Air New Zealand
PriceFrom $761
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.6
8.6

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

9.1

Crew

8.2

Entertainment

8.6

Food

Reviews

Pros: I like how everything went to be honest. No complaints :)

Cons: I enjoyed it all :)

1 / 6
Qantas Airways
PriceFrom $765
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.4
7.7

Boarding

6.8

Comfort

8.6

Crew

6.8

Entertainment

7.3

Food

Reviews

Cons: For a flagship airline, a in seat screen should be a given. This is not a budget airline.

1 / 4

  • Are airlines flying from San Francisco to Christchurch offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from San Francisco to Christchurch, such as Air New Zealand, Fiji Airways, and Qantas Airways may have put in place flexible cancellation policies. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • How far is San Francisco to Christchurch by plane?

    A flight from San Francisco to Christchurch will travel around 6928.1 mi. Typically, this will take 18h 20m by plane in normal conditions.


Can I fly to Christchurch from San Francisco right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Christchurch

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

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

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

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.


Can I fly back to San Francisco from Christchurch?

Returning to San Francisco from Christchurch

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

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

If you are planning to travel to Christchurch at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Christchurch

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