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San Francisco to Christchurch Flights

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Selected fares from San Francisco to Christchurch

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
SFO CHC Sun, Jun 7 - Fri, Jun 12 $1,410
SFO CHC Fri, Mar 13 - Fri, Mar 20 $1,778
SFO CHC Fri, Mar 13 - Fri, Mar 20 $1,834
SFO CHC Fri, Mar 13 - Fri, Mar 20 $2,163
SFO CHC Fri, Mar 13 - Fri, Mar 20 $2,727
SFO CHC Sun, Jun 7 - Fri, Jun 12 $9,014

San Francisco and Christchurch airports and terminals

Airports in San Francisco CA, US
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    San Francisco Airport (SFO)

    Distance from City Center: 11.9 miles

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Airports in Christchurch , NZ
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    Christchurch International Airport (CHC)

    Distance from City Center: 5.7 miles

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March

Lowest roundtrip airfare in March from San Francisco to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 13 San Francisco (SFO) Christchurch (CHC) Air New Zealand $1,543
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Return Fri, Mar 20 Christchurch (CHC) San Francisco (SFO) Air New Zealand

Best one-week trip in March from San Francisco to Christchurch

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Mar 13 San Francisco (SFO) Christchurch (CHC) Air New Zealand $1,543
Earn $15.43
Return Fri, Mar 20 Christchurch (CHC) San Francisco (SFO) Air New Zealand
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Flights to Christchurch

San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Christchurch International Airport

Whether flying in domestically or internationally, Orbitz.com is the place to find cheap flights to Christchurch. Orbitz.com provides all the options for your holiday travel, detailing low-cost options and airfare sales that are too good to pass up.

Located on Wairakai Road, Christchurch International Airport is seven miles northwest of Christchurch. The airport is the largest and busiest airport of New Zealand's South Island. A variety of international carriers service the airport, including Air Pacific, Emirates, Qantas, and Virgin Australia. Domestic carriers are Air New Zealand and Jetstar.

Transportation from Christchurch International

After landing in Christchurch, enjoy convenient transportation immediately available in the designated passenger pick-up location. Taxi services include Corporate Cabs, Blue Star, and Green Cabs. The standard fare between the airport and city varies from $45 to $65, depending on the provider. Shuttle services are also accessible for a lower cost. Public buses arrive and depart from the regional transport hub, along with group and tour buses. These buses have a variety of stops in and around Christchurch. Car rentals are also available through services such as Europcar, Hertz, and Thrifty. Simplify things by renting your car in advance with Orbitz.com.

Weather in Christchurch

The weather in Christchurch has an average high of 72.°F during the peak of the summer in January. In the midst of winter, temperatures in July average 52.°F. Expect mainly dry conditions all year with occasional winds.

Top Christchurch Attractions

Main attractions in Christchurch include the Willowbank Wildlife Reserve, the International Antarctic Centre, and the Christchurch Botanic Gardens. Visiting Christchurch in the summer months ensures comfortable temperatures. Many of the area's activities are focused on the outdoors, so be sure to keep this in mind when booking your cheap flights to Christchurch with Orbitz.com.

Flight schedule for flights from San Francisco to Christchurch on Sat, Dec 27, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Air New Zealand/Air New Zealand NZ7/NZ513 SFO 7:45 PM CHC 9:10 AM 773/320 16hr 25min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA6755/UA6809 SFO 7:45 PM CHC 9:10 AM 773/320 16hr 25min
United Airlines/Air New Zealand UA6755/NZ513 SFO 7:45 PM CHC 9:10 AM 773/320 16hr 25min
Virgin Atlantic/Virgin Atlantic VS7407/VS7631 SFO 7:45 PM CHC 9:10 AM 773/320 16hr 25min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA6755/UA6811 SFO 7:45 PM CHC 10:30 AM 773/320 17hr 45min
Virgin Atlantic/Virgin Atlantic VS7407/VS7633 SFO 7:45 PM CHC 10:30 AM 773/320 17hr 45min
United Airlines/Emirates UA863/EK418 SFO 10:30 PM CHC 3:20 PM 777/77W 19hr 50min
United Airlines/Qantas UA863/QF8766 SFO 10:30 PM CHC 3:20 PM 777/77W 19hr 50min