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How to find the cheapest flight from
USA to Australia

All the information you need to plan the best null to SYD flight in 2021: compare USA to Australia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Australia.
When is the cheapest time to fly from USA to Australia (US - AU)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from USA to Australia as you normally would.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, July can be a great choice for travel to Australia. Flights to Australia from USA in July are about $1,017 on average during July, but can be found for as low as $635.

How far in advance should I book a flight from USA to Australia?

To save up to 14% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from USA to Australia from $1,179 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,248 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from USA to Australia in October, November 2021

The best prices found for USA to Australia flights for October, November
30 Nov - 11 Dec
$879pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
28 Nov - 12 Dec
$895pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
16 Nov - 5 Dec
$897pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

USA to Australia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from USA found for this year
9 Dec - 11 Jan
$808pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Dec - 18 Jan
$809pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Dec - 8 Feb
$810pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Australia from USA

Save time with USA to Australia direct flight deals
15 Feb - 8 Mar
$1,314pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Mar - 23 Mar
$1,390pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
23 Feb - 20 Apr
$1,393pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from USA to Australia

Late deals on round-trip flights to Australia from USA, departing today and this week
29 Oct - 16 Dec
$1,907pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Oct - 16 Dec
$1,953pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
29 Oct - 16 Dec
$1,995pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Australia from United States

The cheapest one-way flights from USA to Australia
6:40 am - 10:45 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
33h 05m
SFO - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$395
Kiwi.com
5:30 pm - 5:25 pm
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
28h 55m
LAX - MEL
Fiji Airways
$497
Priceline
5:30 pm - 7:30 am
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
19h 00m
LAX - MEL
Fiji Airways
$518
Priceline

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Flight FAQs

From USA to Australia

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

Some of our airline partners flying from United States to Australia have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia, and United Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Qantas Airways with this kind of flexibility.

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

Philippine Airlines and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from United States 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.

Can I find flights from USA to Australia for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from USA to Australia for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $801, but on average you can expect to pay $813.

Are there nonstop flights from USA to Australia for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from USA to Australia under $1,400. A good price for a nonstop flight from USA to Australia is less than $1,449.

Are there last-minute flights available from USA to Australia for under $2,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from USA to Australia within the next 7 days for less than $2,000.

How popular is this USA to Australia flight route?

This flight path from United States to Australia was viewed by 381 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What airports serve USA to Australia flights?

Travelers who are going to Australia from the USA will find flights available from Los Angeles International Airport into Brisbane Airport. Los Angeles Airport is located 18 miles from the city center and has four parallel runways. Brisbane Airport is a hub for Qantas, Virgin Australia, and Jetstar. Los Angeles also offers flights into Melbourne at Melbourne Tullamarine Airport, which is 14 miles from the city center. This is the second busiest airport found in Australia. Another common destination in Australia is Sydney, which can be reached from Honolulu, Hawaii. Sydney Airport is the largest in the country and is a hub for many airlines like Jetstar and Tigerair.

Which airlines fly directly from USA to Australia?

Passengers looking for direct, nonstop flights will have several choices when leaving from Los Angeles International Airport. Direct, nonstop flights are available to Brisbane from Hawaiian Airlines, Virgin Australia, Qantas, and American Airlines. This airport also serves Sydney through Delta Air Lines, Virgin Australia, and Qantas. Travelers can also reach Melbourne on a direct flight. While many other cities offer flights to Australia from the USA, the vast majority of flights have at least one stopover between the two locations. These flights can be fairly long so that may not be a problem for many travelers.

What are the stopover options between USA to Australia?

Leaving from Los Angeles for Melbourne, there are dozens of flights that have a stop or more involved. Some of the stops include Brisbane Airport, Sydney Airport, and Canberra Airport. In addition to single stop flights, there are flights with two stops. In most cases, the flights with additional stops are going to be the least expensive option for travelers on a budget. There are also stopover flights from many other airports in the United States in places including Boston, Colorado Springs, and Salt Lake City going to many destinations in Australia.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from the USA to Australia?

Visiting Australia from the United States requires both a passport and a visa. Travelers are eligible for an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) for tourism or business purposes.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Australia from USA?

Information is based on travel restrictions from USA to Australia

Most visitors from USA will not be allowed to enter Australia.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from USA must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from USA are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

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Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Do I need a test to fly back to USA from Australia?

Returning to USA from Australia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to USA.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering USA.

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Top 10 airlines flying from USA to Australia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from USA 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%
Delta
$98 $1,314 No cancel fee N/A
JetBlue
$197 $291 No cancel fee 62%
Hawaiian Airlines
$418 $1,218 No cancel fee 85%
China Southern
$450 $1,290 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$595 $1,342 No cancel fee 67%
China Eastern
$603 $925 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.

Cathay Pacific
$674 $1,395 No cancel fee 72%
China Airlines
$736 $1,559 No cancel fee 70%
Etihad Airways
$738 $900 No cancel fee 75%
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