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About Flights to California

Summary info about California flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Return Price


Fastest flight time

12h 05m

Operated By

5 airlines
The best one-way flight price to California from New Zealand in the last 72 hours is $560 (Auckland Intl to Los Angeles).
The best return flight price to California from New Zealand in the last 72 hours is $1,061 (Auckland Intl to Los Angeles).
The fastest flight to California from New Zealand takes 12h 05m (Auckland Intl to Los Angeles).
There are 5 airlines operating flights to California, including Hawaiian Airlines, Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand.

Cheapest flights to cities in California

Click on the cities below to find out when it's cheapest to fly to California from New Zealand
Los Angeles
Los Angeles

Useful information for your flight to California

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to California

For prices as low as $117/pp, you can find flights to California depending on where you are departing from. On average, flights to California cost $1,132/pp.

For the quickest drive from an arrival airport to Disneyland Park, fly into Santa Ana Airport or Los Angeles Airport, which are closest to the area.

California typically has a temperature range from 14 °C(January) to 23 °C(July). Those looking to avoid rain and/or snow while visiting California should plan their trip in July, August, or June, as these months are relatively less likely to have precipitation.

If you’re flying from a popular airport in New Zealand, such as Auckland Intl or Christchurch, and flying into the most popular airport in California (Los Angeles), then you can expect flight times to average 12h 05m and 18h 25m, respectively.

Flights to California have been found on momondo for as low as $599 per ticket recently. However, the average price tends to be $2,699 and anything for $2,673 or less is a good deal. $12,445 is the most expensive flight we’ve seen in the past week, though you may be able to avoid this price depending on what airport you fly from, what airline you choose, and how far in advance you book your flights.

Consider booking a flight to California on a Thursday, which is the cheapest day of the week. You will also find that flying out on a Sunday is another low-cost option. Try to avoid booking your flight to California on Friday, which tends to be the most expensive day of the week.

Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit California? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in California.

Recent flights found to popular cities in California

Find flights to these popular cities in California from your nearest airport.

Cheapest flight routes to California

These routes have the cheapest flights to California found by momondo users in New Zealand
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
AucklandLos Angeles12h 05m$1,061
ChristchurchLos Angeles15h 20m$1,247
WellingtonLos Angeles19h 10m$1,247
AucklandSan Jose21h 24m$1,306
AucklandSan Francisco12h 00m$1,392
ChristchurchSan Francisco16h 20m$1,442
WellingtonSan Francisco17h 10m$1,456
AucklandSacramento22h 16m$1,700
BlenheimSan Francisco18h 20m$1,754
QueenstownSan Francisco22h 25m$1,855
Palmerston NorthSan Francisco42h 40m$1,896
QueenstownLos Angeles24h 35m$1,929
HamiltonSan Francisco36h 25m$2,130
WellingtonSan Jose23h 39m$2,412
AucklandOntario15h 50m$2,507
WellingtonSanta Ana26h 11m$2,555

Popular routes to California

Most frequently searched flights to California along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Auckland to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time12h 05m
Cheapest price$1,061
Auckland to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time12h 00m
Cheapest price$1,392
Ho Chi Minh City to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time26h 20m
Cheapest price$1,208
Wellington to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time19h 10m
Cheapest price$1,247
Auckland to Ontario Flights
Fastest flight time15h 50m
Cheapest price$2,507
Christchurch to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time15h 20m
Cheapest price$1,247
Wellington to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time17h 10m
Cheapest price$1,456
Auckland to San Jose Flights
Fastest flight time21h 24m
Cheapest price$1,306
Christchurch to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time16h 20m
Cheapest price$1,442
Auckland to Santa Ana Flights
Fastest flight time43h 48m
Cheapest price$3,250
London to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time11h 00m
Cheapest price$1,245
Queenstown to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time22h 25m
Cheapest price$1,855
Auckland to Burbank Flights
Fastest flight time42h 07m
Cheapest price$3,363
New York to San Diego Flights
Fastest flight time6h 12m
Cheapest price$1,061
New York to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time6h 37m
Cheapest price$735
Blenheim to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time18h 20m
Cheapest price$1,754
London to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time10h 45m
Cheapest price$2,851
Auckland to Sacramento Flights
Fastest flight time22h 16m
Cheapest price$1,700
Hamilton to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time42h 20m
Cheapest price$3,335
Auckland to Oakland, California Flights
Fastest flight time42h 41m
Cheapest price$4,323

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