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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to 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 46 days early can save you up to 16% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 46 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from California to Australia for as little as $972 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 $1089 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to Australia from California. Prices for March average $1040 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $734. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 29% on your journey compared to booking in March

Cheap flights from California to Australia in July, August 2020

The best prices found for California to Australia flights for July, August
31 Jul - 17 Oct
$846pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Jul - 11 Aug
$848pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Jul - 5 Aug
$850pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

California to Australia 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from California found for this year
11 Nov - 19 Nov
$718pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
9 Nov - 8 Feb
$719pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 Nov - 8 Feb
$728pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
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
17 Nov - 30 Nov
$829pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Australia
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Virgin Australia
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Nov - 18 Nov
$833pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Australia
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Nov - 16 Nov
$840pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Australia
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
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
24 Jun - 15 Jul
$879pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
27 Jun - 17 Jul
$928pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
23 Jun - 28 Jun
$999pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Australia from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Australia
6:00 am - 11:05 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
36h 05m
SFO - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$329
Kiwi.com
5:30 am - 11:05 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
36h 35m
LAX - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$356
Kiwi.com
6:00 am - 10:45 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
35h 45m
SFO - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$358
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about California to Australia flights.

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.

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 $718, but on average you can expect to pay $753.

Are there nonstop flights from California to Australia for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Australia under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Australia is less than $856.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Australia for under $900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Australia within the next 7 days for less than $900.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from California to Australia have been viewed 383 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 American Airlines, Etihad Airways and Fiji Airways. 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 $960, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $497. The most popular route (Los Angeles - Sydney Kingsford Smith), is priced around $767.

Destination information for Australia

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from California to Australia
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.46
Flight duration
14h 23m

Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
McClellan-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)