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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 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.

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.

Cheap flights from USA to Australia in February, March 2021

28 Mar - 26 Apr
$1,431pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
23 Mar - 27 Apr
$1,433pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
28 Mar - 1 May
$1,466pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

USA to Australia 2021 flight deals

4 Aug - 16 Aug
$692pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
14 Aug - 22 Aug
$702pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Aug - 22 Aug
$703pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Australia from USA

3 Aug - 7 Sep
$1,737pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Delta
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
16 Aug - 30 Aug
$1,771pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
18 Aug - 8 Sep
$1,872pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple 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

6 Mar - 2 Aug
$2,401pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Mar - 31 Jul
$2,415pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Mar - 31 Jul
$2,450pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Australia from USA

2:15 pm - 10:45 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
123h 30m
LAX - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$318
Kiwi.com
5:40 am - 10:45 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
156h 05m
LAX - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$319
Kiwi.com
2:05 pm - 11:05 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
28h 00m
LAX - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$326
Kiwi.com

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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?

Philippine Airlines, Delta, and Alaska 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. 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.

Can I find flights from USA to Australia for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from USA to Australia for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $692, but on average you can expect to pay $756.

Are there nonstop flights from USA to Australia for under $1,800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from USA to Australia under $1,800. A good price for a nonstop flight from USA to Australia is less than $1,963.

Are there last-minute flights available from USA to Australia for under $2,500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from USA to Australia within the next 7 days for less than $2,500.

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, New York John F Kennedy Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith and New York LaGuardia - 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 $1,845, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $420. The most popular route (Los Angeles - Sydney Kingsford Smith), is priced around $772.

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 (78%), Avianca (78%) and Air New Zealand (78%).

How long is the flight from USA to Australia?

A quick flight from USA to Australia can take about 17h 50m. Hawaiian Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $1,774. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on Fiji Airways is currently your cheapest option to Australia, with prices starting at $840.

Destination information for Australia

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Brisbane (BNE)
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Top 10 airlines flying from USA to Australia

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 cancel fee 75%
Air China
$793 $982 No cancel fee 67%
EVA Air
$788 $1,020 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.

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 cancel fee 70%
Philippine Airlines
$1,096 $1,628 No cancel fee 60%
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