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

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The best prices from New York to Sydney 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
32 - 75.2 °F
SYD
Rainfall
3.3 - 6.3 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 to Sydney

One-way from

$717

One-way flight from New York 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 New York to Sydney?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 21%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from New York to Sydney?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 14% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from New York to Sydney 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,179, or $1,248 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to Sydney from New York. Prices for July average $1,017 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $635. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a July flight can save you 32% on your journey compared to booking in July

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 May, June 2021

The best prices found for NYC to SYD flights for May, June
17 May - 24 May
$1,987pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
17 May - 24 May
$1,992pp
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
29 Jun - 4 Aug
$2,128pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from New York found for this year
1 Dec - 26 Dec
$1,041pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
1 Nov - 15 Nov
$1,042pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
7 Nov - 15 Nov
$1,058pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
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
23 May - 2 Jun
$2,490pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
23 May - 5 Jun
$2,525pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
23 May - 1 Jun
$2,800pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to Sydney from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Sydney
4:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Qatar Airways
1 Stop
29h 45m
JFK - SYD
Qatar Airways
$717
Travel2Be
7:20 pm - 5:30 am
LATAM Airlines
3 Stops
44h 10m
JFK - SYD
LATAM Airlines
$1,081
Travelgenio
5:05 pm - 5:50 pm
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
58h 45m
JFK - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$1,097
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From New York to Sydney

Are flight prices decreasing from New York 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 New York 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 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.

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 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.

Can I find flights from New York to Sydney for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Sydney for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just $1,042, but on average you can expect to pay $1,090.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Sydney for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from New York to Sydney, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to Sydney for under $2,500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $2,500.

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than Sydney?

Temperatures around the 86 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Sydney is colder than in New York. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from New York to Sydney?

There are many flights that can get you from New York to Sydney in 24h 23m. Fly via American Airlines, ANA, or Qatar Airways to get the fastest option. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from New York to Sydney round-trip from $1,042. You may be able to fly from New York to Sydney for 9% less than the average price by searching for this airline.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New York to Sydney one-way?

$717 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Qatar Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Hawaiian Airlines and LATAM Airlines, with prices starting from $980 and $1,067, respectively.

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 = $1.29
Average temperature for May in Sydney
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Sydney
4.1 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Sydney

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
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.

Hawaiian Airlines
$649 $949 No cancel fee 85%
Air China
$793 $1,080 No cancel fee 67%
Air New Zealand
$885 $1,162 No cancel fee 78%
Delta
$670 $1,289 No cancel fee N/A
Cathay Pacific
$964 $1,486 No cancel fee 72%
China Southern
$827 $1,497 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.

Japan Airlines
$1,213 $1,624 No cancel fee 79%

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

China Airlines
$1,537 $1,665 No cancel fee 70%
Singapore Airlines
$1,477 $1,752 No cancel fee 81%
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