Cheap flights from California (CA) to Australia

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to Australia

All the information you need to plan the best null to SYD flight in 2021: compare California to Australia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Australia.
How far in advance should I book a flight from California to Australia?

Users have found that booking a flight from California to Australia at least 61 days early can save you up to 14% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from California to Australia for as little as $1,179 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,248 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from California to Australia?

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to Australia from California. Prices for July average $1,017 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $635. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a July flight can save you 32% on your journey compared to booking in July

Cheap flights from California to Australia in May, June 2021

The best prices found for California to Australia flights for May, June
14 May - 17 May
$1,513pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
13 May - 20 May
$1,569pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
13 May - 27 May
$1,575pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

California to Australia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from California found for this year
2 Nov - 10 Nov
$746pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Nov - 24 Nov
$765pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
16 Nov - 2 Dec
$765pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Australia from California

Save time with California to Australia direct flight deals
3 Nov - 10 Nov
$1,952pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Oct - 22 Feb
$2,541pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Jun - 20 Sep
$2,598pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from California to Australia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Australia from California, departing today and this week
20 May - 29 Oct
$1,633pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
21 May - 5 Jun
$1,703pp
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
20 May - 11 Nov
$1,722pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Australia from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Australia
9:40 pm - 11:50 am
Air China
1 Stop
44h 10m
LAX - SYD
Air China
$593
Fareboom
7:00 pm - 4:55 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
28h 55m
LAX - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$599
Priceline
7:00 pm - 6:55 pm
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
29h 55m
LAX - MEL
Fiji Airways
$607
Travelgenio

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Flight FAQs

From California to Australia

Are flight prices decreasing from California to Australia due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both California and Australia for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from California to Australia to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Philippine Airlines, Alaska Airlines, and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from California to Australia are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from California to Australia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from California to Australia that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from California to Australia for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Australia for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $746, but on average you can expect to pay $813.

Are there nonstop flights from California to Australia for under $2,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Australia under $2,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Australia is less than $2,697.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Australia for under $1,700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Australia within the next 7 days for less than $1,700.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from California to Australia have been viewed 381 times in the past calendar month.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from California to Australia?

The most popular airlines flying from California to Australia are Major Airline, American Airlines and Air Canada. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from California to Australia?

Most travelers choose Los Angeles - Sydney Kingsford Smith, San Francisco - Sydney Kingsford Smith or Los Angeles - Melbourne when deciding on the best route from California to Australia.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to Australia?

Looking for the cheapest flight from California to Australia? While on average our users pay $1,862, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $389. The most popular route (Los Angeles - Sydney Kingsford Smith), is priced around $816.

What are the most reliable airlines from California to Australia?

Before booking your flight to Australia from California, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: Alaska Airlines (90%), Qantas Airways (90%), United Airlines( 56%).

How long is the flight from California to Australia?

Hawaiian Airlines and Fiji Airways can get you from California to Australia in just under 17h 25m. Your travel time can differ by up to 25m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from California to Australia round-trip?

According to our current data, Fiji Airways ($838), offers the cheapest pricing from California to Australia.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from California to Australia one-way?

$519 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Fiji Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Air China, with prices from $593.

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Top 10 airlines flying from California to Australia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Australia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Alaska Airlines
$98 $129 No cancel fee 75%
China Eastern
$603 $879 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Etihad Airways
$738 $900 No cancel fee 75%
EVA Air
$788 $1,025 No cancel fee 74%
XiamenAir
$743 $1,062 No cancel fee 49%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by XiamenAir. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Air Canada
$595 $1,138 No cancel fee 67%
China Southern
$450 $1,230 No cancel fee 69%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Southern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Asiana Airlines
$893 $1,304 No cancel fee 76%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Asiana Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Cathay Pacific
$674 $1,351 No cancel fee 72%
Philippine Airlines
$1,096 $1,429 No cancel fee 60%
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