Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sydney (SYD)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Sydney Kingsford Smith are usually found in August or June, booked 40 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Saturday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Sydney (SYD)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to SYD flight in 2021: compare Los Angeles to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.
LAX - SYD
Price
$763 - $1,394
SYD
Temperature
32 - 75.2 °F
SYD
Precipitation
3.3 - 6.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$763

From Los Angeles to Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way from

$620

One-way flight from Los Angeles to Sydney Kingsford Smith

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 Los Angeles to Sydney?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 14% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Los Angeles to Sydney?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 40 days in advance, which can save you up to 11% on flights from Los Angeles to Sydney compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 40 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $922. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,015.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Los Angeles to Sydney?

Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Los Angeles to Sydney in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $639.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Sydney (LAX - SYD)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Los Angeles to Sydney in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 6% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Sydney in September, October 2021

The best prices found for LAX to SYD flights for September, October
31 Oct - 9 Nov
$1,568pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Oct - 4 Nov
$1,570pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Oct - 10 Nov
$1,708pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Los Angeles found for this year
5 Dec - 13 Dec
$860pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Dec - 12 Jan
$885pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
12 Dec - 11 Jan
$910pp
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 Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Sydney direct flight deals
1 Feb - 1 Mar
$1,348pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
8 Feb - 1 Mar
$1,351pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Feb - 23 Mar
$1,372pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Kingsford Smith from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Sydney
1:30 am - 1:00 pm
Air New Zealand
2 Stops
40h 30m
LAX - SYD
Air New Zealand
$620
Fareboom
4:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
26h 15m
LAX - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$654
Kiwi.com
4:30 pm - 7:00 am
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
19h 30m
LAX - SYD
Fiji Airways
$655
Priceline

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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Sydney

What airports do I use to fly from Los Angeles to Sydney?

If you wish to fly to Sydney from Los Angeles, then you need to book flights from Los Angeles to Sydney Kingsford Smith. There are 8 flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Kingsford Smith (SYD) per day to choose from. Flights to Sydney from Los Angeles are available from 17 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 14h 50m is how long a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Sydney Kingsford Smith typically takes.

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

Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, and Fiji Airways 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.

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

Philippine Airlines and Etihad Airways 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 Los Angeles to Sydney Kingsford Smith 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.

Are flight prices decreasing from Los Angeles to Sydney 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 Los Angeles and Sydney 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 Los Angeles to Sydney for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Sydney for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $859, but on average you can expect to pay $935.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Sydney under $1,400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Sydney is less than $1,403.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Sydney flight route?

Within the past month, 381 users have taken a look at flights from Los Angeles to Sydney Kingsford Smith.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Los Angeles to Sydney round-trip?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Los Angeles to Sydney round-trip from $859. You may be able to fly from Los Angeles to Sydney for 3% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Los Angeles to Sydney one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Fiji Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $520. Air New Zealand flights start at $607 while deals on Hawaiian Airlines start at $644 one-way.

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sydney from Los Angeles?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Los Angeles to Sydney Kingsford Smith

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

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

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

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Do I need a test to fly back to Los Angeles from Sydney?

Returning to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles.

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

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Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Los Angeles to Sydney.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.37
Average temperature for September in Sydney
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Sydney
4.9 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Sydney Kingsford Smith

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles 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
Etihad Airways
$751 $824 No cancel fee 75%
Fiji Airways
$531 $828 No cancel fee 74%
American Airlines
$488 $858 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$523 $863 No cancel fee 69%
China Eastern
$706 $893 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

China Southern
$558 $907 No cancel fee 69%
Air New Zealand
$632 $924 No cancel fee 78%
Hawaiian Airlines
$492 $985 No cancel fee 85%
Delta
$543 $1,151 No cancel fee N/A
XiamenAir
$800 $1,172 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.

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Sydney

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles towards Sydney.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 100% of LAX to SYD departures
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Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Sydney
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles to Sydney.
Sunday
8 daily flights
Monday
8 daily flights
Tuesday
8 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
8 daily flights
Friday
8 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights