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

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

LAX - SYD
Price
$763 - $1,394
SYD
Temperature
32 - 75.2 °F
SYD
Rainfall
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

One-way from

$588

One-way flight from Los Angeles to Sydney

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 44 days in advance, which can save you up to 13% on flights from Los Angeles to Sydney compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 44 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 $1,197. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,329.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Sydney from Los Angeles average $1,156. You can even find prices in April for less than $1,156, as users have found deals to Sydney from as low as $853. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Sydney from Los Angeles. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 59%.

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 at noon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 14% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Sydney in November, December 2020

The best prices found for LAX to SYD flights for November, December
24 Dec - 3 Jan
$2,360pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Dec - 9 Jan
$2,663pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
23 Dec - 3 Jan
$2,730pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Los Angeles found for next year
24 Dec - 3 Jan
$2,360pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
30 Dec - 9 Jan
$2,663pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
22 Nov - 4 May
$2,728pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Sydney from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Sydney direct flight deals
18 Apr - 25 Apr
$1,110pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
15 Apr - 22 Jun
$1,204pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
15 Apr - 24 Jun
$1,254pp
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
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
2 Dec - 7 Jan
$3,120pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
2 Dec - 7 Jan
$3,383pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
4 Dec - 29 Jan
$3,594pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Sydney from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Sydney
6:30 am - 8:35 am
China Eastern
1 Stop
31h 05m
LAX - SYD
China Eastern
$588
CheapTickets.com
7:05 pm - 8:35 am
China Eastern
1 Stop
42h 30m
LAX - SYD
China Eastern
$597
Wotif
7:05 pm - 8:35 am
China Eastern
1 Stop
42h 30m
LAX - SYD
China Eastern
$603
Expedia

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Los Angeles to Sydney flights.

Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Sydney

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.

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, Delta, 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.

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

Virgin Australia, American Airlines, and United 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 Los Angeles to Sydney for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Sydney for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $786, but on average you can expect to pay $821.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Sydney for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Sydney under $1,200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Sydney is less than $1,477.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Sydney for under $3,200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $3,200.

How popular is this 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.

Does it rain more in Los Angeles or Sydney?

Expected rainfall in Los Angeles is more than in Sydney. You can expect this to be the case over the next 5 days.

Is Los Angeles weather warmer or cooler than Sydney?

With an average temperature of 90 °F, peak weather can be found in August. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Sydney are colder than in Los Angeles.

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to Sydney?

A quick flight from Los Angeles to Sydney can take about 19h 30m. Fiji Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $811. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Los Angeles to Sydney round-trip?

Currently priced at $786, Fiji Airways will fly you from Los Angeles to Sydney and back. In addition to Fiji Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from China Eastern and Cathay Pacific - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $789 and $798, respectively. Fiji Airways is currently priced 12% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is China Eastern, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $588.

Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Los Angeles to Sydney
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.37
Average temperature for November in Sydney
46.4 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Sydney
6.3 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 10 airlines from Los Angeles to Sydney

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 change fee 75%
Fiji Airways
$531 $828 N/A 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%

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

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

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Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Sydney
Sunday
10 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
10 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
6 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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