The cheapest times to fly from SFO to HKK are

  • January 22nd to June 24th (except the week of January 29th)
  • October 22nd to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

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 HKK is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $3148 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $844 for Monday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Hokitika

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Hokitika (HKK) will usually cost between $987 to $2550 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $908. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2782. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1874 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1615 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to HKK flight.

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

SFO to HKK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to HKK flight is 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 $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to HKK, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SFO. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Hokitika, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to San Francisco. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $714 (30%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1547. Return trip prices are from the HKK 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 HKK can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 29 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 HKK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Christchurch International Airport (CHC) in Christchurch

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from HKK
  • Usually 31.95% less expensive than HKK
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to CHC flights

Destination alternative #2: Timaru Airport (TIU) in Timaru

  • 110 miles (177 km) away from HKK
  • Usually 2.63% less expensive than HKK
  • 2-layover flights available

See SFO to TIU flights


Flight Hacking SFO to HKK

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 HKK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Christchurch (SFO > CHC > HKK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1158
  • Average savings: $457 (28.3%)

See SFO to CHC flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Asiana, Delta, Emirates, EVA Air, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6947 miles or 11180 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to HKK flight is about 13 hour 29 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from SFO to HKK.


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 HKK
Destination airport name Hokitika Airport
City Hokitika
Country New Zealand
Latitude -42.7
Longitude 171


Other Resources

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