Cheap flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl (RDU) to Sydney (SYD)

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The best prices from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney are usually found in September or November, booked 55 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Raleigh-Durham Intl (RDU) to Sydney (SYD)

All the information you need to plan the best RDU to SYD flight in 2021: compare Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.
RDU - SYD
Price
$1,167 - $1,734
SYD
Temperature
32 - 75.2 °F
SYD
Rainfall
3.3 - 6.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 21% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Average price

$1,202

Average for round-trip flights in June 2021

Round-trip from

$1,167

From Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney?

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Sydney. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney?

July can be a great time to fly to Sydney from Raleigh-Durham Intl with a flight ticket averaging about $1,017. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of July for as cheap as $635. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney (RDU - SYD)?

When flying from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 12% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney in June, July 2021

The best prices found for RDU to SYD flights for June, July
18 Jul - 25 Jul
$3,082pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
18 Jul - 25 Jul
$3,137pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
4 Jul - 11 Jul
$3,167pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Raleigh-Durham Intl found for this year
6 Dec - 19 Dec
$1,328pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
4 Dec - 19 Dec
$1,370pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
5 Dec - 18 Dec
$1,371pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

Last minute flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sydney from Raleigh-Durham Intl, departing today and this week
25 Jun - 27 Jun
$4,258pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
ANA
   
2 STOPS
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
25 Jun - 27 Jun
$4,997pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
25 Jun - 6 Jul
$5,182pp
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham
Delta
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Delta
 
1 STOP
RDU
Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

One-way flights to Sydney from Raleigh-Durham Intl

The cheapest one-way flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney
5:33 am - 2:10 am
Japan Airlines
2 Stops
30h 37m
RDU - SYD
Japan Airlines
$2,053
SmartFares
3:15 am - 3:00 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
33h 45m
RDU - SYD
United Airlines
$2,618
United
2:00 am - 3:05 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
35h 05m
RDU - SYD
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney

Are flight prices decreasing from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl 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.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Sydney Kingsford Smith that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are United Airlines, Qantas Airways, and Virgin Australia. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney for under $1,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,328, but on average you can expect to pay $1,601.

Are there nonstop flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

There are no nonstop flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney for under $4,300?

There are currently 18+ open flights from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $4,300.

Does it rain more in Raleigh-Durham Intl or Sydney?

Expected rainfall in Raleigh-Durham Intl is more than in Sydney. You can expect this to be the case over the next 16 days.

Is Raleigh-Durham Intl weather warmer or cooler than Sydney?

With an average temperature of 91 °F, peak weather can be found in July. As a traveler, expect to see changes in flight prices during that period. The temperatures in Sydney are colder than in Raleigh-Durham Intl.

How long is the flight from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney?

For as low as $1,401, Qatar Airways can have you in Sydney from Raleigh-Durham Intl in 36h 01m.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney round-trip?

Qatar Airways, at $1,371, was found to be the cheapest airline from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney..

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $2,053 on Japan Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include United Airlines from $2,618 and American Airlines from $3,219 one-way.

Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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 Raleigh

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 7 airlines flying from Raleigh-Durham Intl to Sydney

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Raleigh-Durham Intl 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
Virgin Australia
$628 $1,139 No cancel fee 80%
Qantas Airways
$675 $1,150 No cancel fee 74%
Air New Zealand
$894 $1,331 No cancel fee 78%
American Airlines
$730 $1,380 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$685 $1,381 No cancel fee 69%
Air Canada
$1,040 $1,478 No cancel fee 67%
Delta
$732 $1,862 No cancel fee N/A
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