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

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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 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
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

$537

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 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 14% on flights from Los Angeles to Sydney compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 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 $1,179. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,248.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of July. Prices to Sydney from Los Angeles average $1,017. You can even find prices in July for less than $1,017, as users have found deals to Sydney from as low as $635. 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 32%.

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 June, July 2021

The best prices found for LAX to SYD flights for June, July
30 Jun - 16 Nov
$1,806pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
27 Jul - 16 Aug
$1,853pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
27 Jul - 31 Aug
$1,863pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Los Angeles found for this year
18 Oct - 23 Oct
$801pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
31 Oct - 13 Nov
$803pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
27 Oct - 11 Nov
$804pp
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
11 Jul - 27 Apr
$2,864pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
11 Jul - 16 May
$2,869pp
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Aug - 24 Nov
$2,872pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United 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
30 Jun - 16 Nov
$1,806pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
1 Jul - 8 Jul
$2,102pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Korean Air
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
27 Jun - 2 May
$2,103pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Sydney from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Sydney
7:00 pm - 6:10 pm
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
30h 10m
LAX - SYD
Fiji Airways
$537
SmartFares
7:00 pm - 6:10 pm
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
30h 10m
LAX - SYD
Fiji Airways
$541
SmartFares
7:00 pm - 8:45 am
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
19h 45m
LAX - SYD
Fiji Airways
$543
Priceline

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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 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, 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 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 10 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.

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 $801, but on average you can expect to pay $859.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Sydney for under $2,900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Sydney under $2,900. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Sydney is less than $2,956.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Sydney for under $1,900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

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 2 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 18h 30m. Fiji Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $924.

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

Currently priced at $801, 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. Fiji Airways is currently priced 10% 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 Fiji Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $537.

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 June in Sydney
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Sydney
3.3 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 10 airlines flying 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 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%

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
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