Menu

Cheap flights from USA to Australia

Know your dates, get live prices in seconds:

From
To
Depart
Return
Any month
Compare vs. Cheapflights |
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime
From
To
Depart
Depart
Time
Anytime

We work with more than 300 partners to bring you better travel deals

How to find the cheapest flight from
USA to Australia

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

To save up to 13% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 44 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 $1,197 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,329 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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, April can be a great choice for travel to Australia. Flights to Australia from USA in April are about $1,156 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $853.

Cheap flights from USA to Australia in November, December 2020

The best prices found for USA to Australia flights for November, December
22 Dec - 4 Jun
$2,066pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Dec - 5 Jun
$2,067pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Dec - 4 Jun
$2,081pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

USA to Australia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from USA found for next year
22 Dec - 4 Jun
$2,066pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Dec - 5 Jun
$2,067pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Dec - 4 Jun
$2,081pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Australia from USA

Save time with USA to Australia direct flight deals
16 Apr - 27 Apr
$1,396pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
16 Apr - 30 Apr
$1,447pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
11 May - 25 May
$1,505pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
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
5 Dec - 10 Jan
$2,109pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
5 Dec - 11 Jan
$2,112pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Dec - 18 Jan
$2,334pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Australia from USA

The cheapest one-way flights from USA to Australia
7:05 pm - 9:05 am
China Eastern
1 Stop
43h 00m
LAX - MEL
China Eastern
$562
CheapTickets.com
7:05 pm - 9:05 am
China Eastern
1 Stop
43h 00m
LAX - MEL
China Eastern
$574
Expedia
7:05 pm - 5:00 am
China Eastern
1 Stop
38h 55m
LAX - MEL
China Eastern
$584
CheapTickets.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From USA to Australia

Are flight prices decreasing from USA 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 USA 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 United States to Australia to control the spread of COVID-19?

Delta, Etihad Airways, and Hawaiian Airlines 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.

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. Virgin Australia, United Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Virgin Australia with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from USA to Australia for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $769, but on average you can expect to pay $789.

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 $1,614.

Are there last-minute flights available from USA to Australia for under $2,200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from USA to Australia within the next 7 days for less than $2,200.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 26 users have taken a look at flights from United States to Australia.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from USA to Australia.

What are the most popular routes from USA to Australia?

The most popular flight routes from USA to Australia are Los Angeles - Sydney Kingsford Smith, San Francisco - Sydney Kingsford Smith and New York John F Kennedy Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith.

What are the cheapest Flights from USA to Australia?

Looking for the cheapest flight from USA to Australia? While on average our users pay $987, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $529. The most popular route (Los Angeles - Sydney Kingsford Smith), is priced around $784.

What are the most reliable airlines from USA to Australia?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from USA to Australia are Alaska Airlines (100%), Qantas Airways (100%) and Virgin Australia (100%).

How long is the flight from USA to Australia?

A quick flight from USA to Australia can take about 19h. Fiji Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $795. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from USA to Australia round-trip?

Flying on Fiji Airways is currently your cheapest option to Australia, with prices starting at $769. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Cathay Pacific and China Eastern, with the lowest prices starting at $788 and $790, respectively.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with China Eastern, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $562.

Destination information for Australia

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from USA to Australia
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.36

Top 10 airlines 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%
JetBlue
$197 $291 No cancel fee 62%
Etihad Airways
$738 $900 No change fee 75%
Air China
$793 $982 N/A 67%
EVA Air
$788 $1,020 N/A 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.

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.

Qatar Airways
$946 $1,488 No cancel fee 68%
China Airlines
$736 $1,559 No change fee 70%
Philippine Airlines
$1,096 $1,628 No cancel fee 60%
Home Oceania Australia Cheap flights from USA to Australia