The cheapest times to fly from SFO to DUD are

  • January 22nd to June 24th (except the weeks of February 5th, March 26th, and April 2nd)
  • October 15th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from SFO to DUD is late May. Prices can be as high as $2900 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $844 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Dunedin

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Dunedin (DUD) will usually cost between $944 to $2159 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $956. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2503. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1548 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1498 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to DUD flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SFO to DUD route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

SFO to DUD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to DUD flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from San Francisco. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Dunedin, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $486 (25%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1464. Return trip prices are from the DUD to SFO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SFO to DUD can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 48 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from SFO to DUD while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Queenstown Airport (ZQN) in Queenstown

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from DUD
  • Usually 18.36% less expensive than DUD
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to ZQN flights


Flight Hacking SFO to DUD

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SFO to DUD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Auckland (SFO > AKL > DUD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1106
  • Average savings: $392 (26.18%)

See SFO to AKL flights

Hack #2: Christchurch (SFO > CHC > DUD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1171
  • Average savings: $327 (21.8%)

See SFO to CHC flights

Hack #3: Honolulu, HI (SFO > HNL > DUD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1265
  • Average savings: $233 (15.53%)

See SFO to HNL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SFO to DUD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 16 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Delta, EVA Air, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Dunedin Airport to San Francisco International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7124 miles or 11465 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SFO to DUD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to DUD flight is about 13 hour 48 minutes.

How many flights go between San Francisco, CA and Dunedin?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 58 available flights from SFO to DUD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SFO
Origination airport name San Francisco International Airport
City San Francisco, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.6
Longitude -122.4

Return Airport

Destination code DUD
Destination airport name Dunedin Airport
City Dunedin
Country New Zealand
Latitude -45.9
Longitude 170.2


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