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The best prices from San Francisco to Melbourne are usually found in February or March, booked 57 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
$490 - $1,510
MEL
Temperature
71.6 - 89.6 °F
MEL
Rainfall
1 - 6.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 48% potential price drop

Average price

$1,010

Average for round-trip flights in October 2020

Round-trip from

$490

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.

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

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Melbourne from San Francisco. Users have commonly found prices around $1,060 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $903. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Melbourne (SFO - MEL)?

It’s optimal to fly from San Francisco to Melbourne at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 10% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Melbourne in October, November 2020

The best prices found for SFO to MEL flights for October, November
13 Nov - 20 Nov
$3,024pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
25 Nov - 2 Dec
$3,131pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
25 Nov - 2 Dec
$3,285pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Melbourne 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Melbourne from San Francisco found for this year
31 Dec - 16 Jan
$1,835pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
31 Dec - 15 Jan
$1,883pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
29 Dec - 16 Jan
$1,902pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Melbourne from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Melbourne direct flight deals
29 Mar - 12 Apr
$1,371pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
29 Mar - 12 Apr
$1,411pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
3 Apr - 9 Apr
$1,592pp
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
7:20 pm - 8:35 am
ANA
2 Stops
42h 15m
SFO - MEL
ANA
7:05 pm - 3:15 pm
China Airlines
1 Stop
25h 10m
SFO - MEL
China Airlines
$2,127
Gotogate
4:30 am - 10:55 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
35h 25m
SFO - MEL
Multiple Airlines
$2,282
Kiwi.com

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Francisco to Melbourne to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines, Delta, and Alaska Airlines to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from San Francisco to Melbourne. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Melbourne have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, Air New Zealand, and American Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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 $766, but on average you can expect to pay $936.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Melbourne for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 5 direct flights from San Francisco to Melbourne under $1,400. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Melbourne is less than $3,439.

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 5 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.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Melbourne?

A quick flight from San Francisco to Melbourne can take about 23h 15m. Air New Zealand provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $1,074. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Francisco to Melbourne round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco to Melbourne is Fiji Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $766 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are China Eastern and Japan Airlines, starting at $839 and $912 round-trip. Fiji Airways is 18% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Melbourne one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for ANA. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,173. Users have also found tickets on China Airlines for as little as $2,126.

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 = $1.41
Average temperature for October in Melbourne
84.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Melbourne
3.3 ″

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