Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Sydney (SYD)

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The best prices from New York to Sydney Kingsford Smith are usually found in April or May, booked 44 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Sydney (SYD)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to SYD flight in 2021: compare New York to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.
NYC - SYD
Price
$1,001 - $1,845
SYD
Temperature
51.8 - 71.6 °F
SYD
Precipitation
2 - 5.1 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 37% potential price rise

Cheapest in

April

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,001

From New York (NYC) to Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way from

$696

One-way flight from New York (NYC) 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 New York to Sydney?

To save up to 13% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 44 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from New York to Sydney from $1,197 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,329 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New York to Sydney?

Thursday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from New York to Sydney. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Sydney.

What is the cheapest month to fly from New York to Sydney?

The best pricing can be found in the month of April. Prices to Sydney from New York 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 New York. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 59%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Sydney (NYC - SYD)?

It’s optimal to fly from New York to Sydney at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 8% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from New York to Sydney in October, November 2021

The best prices found for NYC to SYD flights for October, November
30 Nov - 12 Jan
$1,050pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EWR
Newark
30 Nov - 12 Jan
$1,084pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EWR
Newark
30 Nov - 12 Jan
$1,106pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

New York to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from New York found for this year
3 Dec - 7 Dec
$953pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EWR
Newark
3 Dec - 22 Jan
$994pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
EWR
Newark
3 Dec - 7 Dec
$1,012pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to Sydney

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sydney from New York, departing today and this week
22 Oct - 1 Nov
$5,233pp
LGA
New York LaGuardia
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Delta
   
2 STOPS
LGA
New York LaGuardia
22 Oct - 30 Oct
$5,233pp
EWR
Newark
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Delta
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
20 Oct - 24 Oct
$7,663pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Kingsford Smith from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Sydney
9:45 pm - 6:45 am
Philippine Airlines
1 Stop
42h 00m
JFK - SYD
Philippine Airlines
$737
FareScan
8:00 am - 7:00 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
31h 00m
JFK - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$696
BudgetAir
3:15 am - 7:00 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
35h 45m
EWR - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$704
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From New York to Sydney

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

Located just 4.6 mi from the city center, Sydney Kingsford Smith is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Sydney from New York. Booking flights from New York to Kingsford Smith (SYD) should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily inbound flights from New York from 23 different airlines.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from New York to Sydney Kingsford Smith have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Qantas Airways, United Airlines, and Virgin Australia are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Qantas Airways with this kind of flexibility.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Philippine Airlines is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from New York 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 New York to Sydney for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Sydney for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $953, but on average you can expect to pay $1,011.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Sydney for under $5,300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $5,300.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Sydney?

Looking for the cheapest flight from New York to Sydney? While on average our users pay $2,099, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $555. The most popular route (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith), is priced around $1,012.

What are the most popular routes from New York to Sydney?

When deciding which route to take from New York to Sydney consider New York John F Kennedy Intl - Sydney Kingsford Smith, Newark - Sydney Kingsford Smith or New York LaGuardia - Sydney Kingsford Smith as they are the most popular.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sydney, Australia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sydney from New York?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York to Sydney Kingsford Smith

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York 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 New York from Sydney?

Returning to New York 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 New York.

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

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Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to Sydney.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.36
Average temperature for October in Sydney
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Sydney
5.8 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Sydney Kingsford Smith

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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
United Airlines
$535 $1,041 No cancel fee 69%
Qantas Airways
$585 $1,137 No cancel fee 74%
Virgin Australia
$618 $1,037 No cancel fee 80%
Hawaiian Airlines
$649 $949 No cancel fee 85%
Delta
$670 $1,289 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$672 $1,279 No cancel fee 71%
China Eastern
$687 $948 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.

Air China
$793 $1,080 No cancel fee 67%
China Southern
$827 $1,497 No cancel fee 69%
Air New Zealand
$885 $1,162 No cancel fee 78%