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Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Melbourne (MEL)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Melbourne are usually found in February or March, booked 46 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Melbourne (MEL)

SFO - MEL
Price
$762 - $1510
MEL
Temperature
71.6 - 89.6 °F
MEL
Rainfall
1 - 6.7 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 22% potential price drop
Round-trip from $762 From San Francisco to Melbourne
One-way from $563 One-way flight from San Francisco to Melbourne
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from San Francisco to Melbourne?

Users have found that leaving on a Sunday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 55% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Melbourne?

Find a great deal and save up to 19% by booking at least 47 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from San Francisco to Melbourne within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1118.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Melbourne?

Our data shows that April tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne from San Francisco. Users have commonly found prices around $1018 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $757. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Melbourne in July, August 2020

The best prices found for SFO to MEL flights for July, August
7 Jul - 25 Jul
$971pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
18 Jul - 25 Jul
$979pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 Jul - 27 Jul
$984pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Melbourne 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from San Francisco found for this year
6 Aug - 15 Aug
$760pp
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
5 Sep - 15 Sep
$768pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
14 Nov - 26 Nov
$769pp
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Melbourne from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Melbourne direct flight deals
11 Nov - 30 Nov
$868pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
26 Oct - 2 Nov
$911pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
26 Oct - 2 Nov
$912pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Melbourne from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Melbourne
7:00 pm - 8:30 am
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
20h 30m
SFO - MEL
Fiji Airways
$563
SmartFares
7:00 pm - 1:20 am
Philippine Airlines
1 Stop
37h 20m
SFO - MEL
Philippine Airlines
$725
KAYAK
7:00 am - 1:30 pm
Qatar Airways
2 Stops
37h 30m
SFO - MEL
Qatar Airways
$767
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Melbourne flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Melbourne

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Melbourne 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 San Francisco and Melbourne 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 San Francisco to Melbourne for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Melbourne for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $760, but on average you can expect to pay $819.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Melbourne for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 18 direct flights from San Francisco to Melbourne under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Melbourne is less than $2117.

How popular is this flight route?

The San Francisco to Melbourne flight path was viewed by 78 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Melbourne?

The rainfall in San Francisco is generally more than the rainfall in Melbourne. This will continue over the next 2 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Melbourne?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 79 °F on average in the month of January. The temperature in Melbourne is typically hotter than in San Francisco. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Melbourne

Destination information for Melbourne

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Melbourne
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.44
Flight duration
14h 50m
Average temperature for July in Melbourne
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Melbourne
4.4 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Melbourne