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
51.8 - 71.6 °F
SYD
Precipitation
2 - 5.1 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

$597

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.
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 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.

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.

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.

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

The best prices found for LAX 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 - 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
20 Nov - 30 Jan
$907pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
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 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 Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles to Sydney

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sydney from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
3 Nov - 16 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
3 Nov - 16 Nov
$1,266pp
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 Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Sydney
5:30 pm - 4:50 pm
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
28h 20m
LAX - SYD
Fiji Airways
$597
FlightHub
1:00 am - 4:20 pm
Singapore Airlines
3 Stops
44h 20m
LAX - SYD
Singapore Airlines
$618
Fareboom

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Los Angeles</span> to <span class="emphasized">Sydney</span> flights.

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 4 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.

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 $834, but on average you can expect to pay $844.

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 $1,436.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Los Angeles to Sydney?

Nonstop flights can be found on the following days: Friday.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Sydney flight route?

The Los Angeles to Sydney Kingsford Smith flight path 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 Los Angeles to Sydney on average per day?

Travelers can expect 1 flight from Los Angeles to Sydney on average per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Sydney?

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

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

Flying on Fiji Airways is currently your cheapest option to Sydney, with prices starting at $834. Fiji Airways is currently priced 6% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the most reliable airlines from Los Angeles to Sydney?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Los Angeles to Sydney on time: American Airlines (91%), Alaska Airlines (91%), Avianca (79%).

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Sydney?

On average you can expect to pay $1,861 for a flight from Los Angeles to Sydney. The cheapest flight overall is $388 while the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Sydney Kingsford Smith) is currently priced at $835.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Los Angeles to Sydney are Major Airline, American Airlines and Air Canada. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sydney, Australia

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.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


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 = $1.34
Average temperature for October in Sydney
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Sydney
5.8 ″

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
Qantas Airways
$200 $932 No cancel fee 74%
Virgin Australia
$485 $928 No cancel fee 80%
American Airlines
$488 $858 No cancel fee 71%
Hawaiian Airlines
$492 $985 No cancel fee 85%
United Airlines
$523 $863 No cancel fee 69%
Fiji Airways
$531 $828 No cancel fee 74%
Delta
$543 $1,151 No cancel fee N/A
China Southern
$558 $907 No cancel fee 69%
Air New Zealand
$632 $924 No cancel fee 78%
Air Canada
$696 $1,251 No cancel fee 67%

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
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights