Cheap flights from California (CA) to Sydney (SYD)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to Sydney (SYD)

All the information you need to plan the best null to SYD flight in 2021: compare California to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.
How far in advance should I book a flight from California to Sydney?

Users have found that booking a flight from California to Sydney at least 40 days early can save you up to 11% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 40 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from California to Sydney for as little as $922 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,015 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from California to Sydney?

The best pricing can be found in the month of August. Prices to Sydney from California average $893. You can even find prices in August for less than $893, as users have found deals to Sydney from as low as $639. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Sydney from California. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 56%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from California to Sydney (CA - SYD)?

When flying from California to Sydney, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from California to Sydney in October, November 2021

The best prices found for California to SYD flights for October, November
16 Nov - 14 Dec
$900pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Nov - 5 Dec
$904pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
20 Nov - 23 Nov
$905pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

California to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from California found for this year
5 Dec - 13 Jan
$846pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
9 Dec - 16 Jan
$848pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Dec - 1 Mar
$851pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Sydney from California

Save time with California to Sydney direct flight deals
1 Mar - 12 Apr
$1,364pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Mar - 21 Mar
$1,367pp
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
$1,368pp
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 California to Sydney

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sydney from California, departing today and this week
1 Nov - 9 Nov
$1,252pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Nov - 9 Nov
$1,264pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Nov - 30 Nov
$1,295pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Kingsford Smith from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Sydney
7:00 pm - 8:15 am
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
20h 15m
LAX - SYD
Fiji Airways
$537
SmartFares
5:30 pm - 4:50 pm
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
28h 20m
LAX - SYD
Fiji Airways
$541
SmartFares
5:00 pm - 4:50 pm
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
28h 50m
SFO - SYD
Fiji Airways
$542
Priceline

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Flight FAQs

From California to Sydney

What airport do you fly into for flights to Sydney from California?

For a flight from California to Sydney, you will be flying into Kingsford Smith. Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is just 4.6 mi from the center of the city.

Which airlines flying from California to Sydney Kingsford Smith have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, and United Airlines flying from California to Sydney Kingsford Smith have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from California to Sydney Kingsford Smith to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines and Etihad Airways 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 California to Sydney Kingsford Smith. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from California to Sydney for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Sydney for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $834, but on average you can expect to pay $842.

Are there nonstop flights from California to Sydney for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Sydney under $1,400. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Sydney is less than $1,439.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Sydney for under $1,300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $1,300.

What days are nonstop flights available from California to Sydney?

You can find nonstop flights on the following days: Friday.

How popular is this California to Sydney flight route?

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

How many flights depart from California to Sydney on average per day?

1 flight departure from California to Sydney per day on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from California to Sydney?

There are many flights that can get you from California to Sydney in 19h 45m. Fly via Fiji Airways to get the fastest option. The distance from California to Sydney is about 7536 mi.

What are the most popular routes from California to Sydney?

While some choose either Ontario - Sydney Kingsford Smith or San Francisco - Sydney Kingsford Smith, Los Angeles - Sydney Kingsford Smith is the most popular route from California to Sydney.

What are the cheapest flights from California to Sydney?

The cheapest flight price from California to Sydney is $388. On average you can expect to pay $1,861. The most popular route, (Los Angeles - Sydney Kingsford Smith), can usually be booked for $834.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from California to Sydney?

Major Airline, American Airlines and Air Canada are the most popular airlines when flying from California to Sydney.

What are the most reliable airlines from California to Sydney?

Before booking your flight to Sydney from California, check out the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time: American Airlines (91%), Alaska Airlines (91%), Avianca( 79%).

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sydney from California?

Information is based on travel restrictions from California to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Most visitors from California will not be allowed to enter Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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Do I need a test to fly back to California from Sydney?

Returning to California from Sydney Kingsford Smith

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering California.

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Departure points for flights from California to Sydney

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Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from California to Sydney.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.34
Average temperature for October in Sydney
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Sydney
5.8 ″

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Top 10 airlines flying from California to Sydney Kingsford Smith

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Sydney 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
$129 $1,257 No cancel fee N/A
Qantas Airways
$200 $1,023 No cancel fee 74%
Hawaiian Airlines
$390 $1,127 No cancel fee 85%
Virgin Australia
$485 $965 No cancel fee 80%
American Airlines
$488 $1,046 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$523 $1,071 No cancel fee 69%
Fiji Airways
$531 $938 No cancel fee 74%
China Southern
$558 $1,079 No cancel fee 69%
Air New Zealand
$632 $1,043 No cancel fee 78%