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The cheapest times to fly from SFO to HLZ are

  • January 29th to June 24th (except the week of February 5th)
  • October 29th 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 HLZ is early June. Prices can be as high as $3061 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $1028 for Tuesday flights around early June.

 

When to Fly to Hamilton

Flying from San Francisco, CA (SFO) to Hamilton (HLZ) will usually cost between $1128 to $2544 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $1160. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $2765. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1605 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1639 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SFO to HLZ flight.

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

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SFO to HLZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SFO to HLZ 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 $0.16, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $113 (7%) 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 $1604. Return trip prices are from the HLZ to SFO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SFO to HLZ can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 46 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 HLZ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Auckland International Airport (AKL) in Auckland

  • 66 miles (106 km) away from HLZ
  • Usually 39.54% less expensive than HLZ
  • Nonstop flights available

See SFO to AKL flights

Destination alternative #2: Taupo Airport (TUO) in Taupo

  • 73 miles (117 km) away from HLZ
  • Usually 18.33% less expensive than HLZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to TUO flights

Destination alternative #3: New Plymouth Airport (NPL) in New Plymouth

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from HLZ
  • Usually 13.06% less expensive than HLZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to NPL flights

Destination alternative #4: Rotorua Airport (ROT) in Rotorua

  • 56 miles (90 km) away from HLZ
  • Usually 12.29% less expensive than HLZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to ROT flights

Destination alternative #5: Tauranga Airport (TRG) in Tauranga

  • 49 miles (79 km) away from HLZ
  • Usually 11.47% less expensive than HLZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to TRG flights

Destination alternative #6: Napier Airport (NPE) in Napier

  • 138 miles (222 km) away from HLZ
  • Usually 2.26% less expensive than HLZ
  • 1-layover flights available

See SFO to NPE flights

 

Flight Hacking SFO to HLZ

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 HLZ — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1223
  • Average savings: $416 (25.38%)

See SFO to CHC flights

Hack #2: Wellington (SFO > WLG > HLZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1259
  • Average savings: $380 (23.18%)

See SFO to WLG flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (SFO > LAX > HLZ)

  • Price for both tickets: $1568
  • Average savings: $71 (4.33%)

See SFO to LAX flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Delta, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6550 miles or 10541 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SFO to HLZ flight is about 12 hour 46 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from SFO to HLZ.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSFO
Origination airport nameSan Francisco International Airport
CitySan Francisco, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude37.6
Longitude-122.4

Return Airport

Destination codeHLZ
Destination airport nameHamilton Airport
CityHamilton
CountryNew Zealand
Latitude-37.9
Longitude175.3

 

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