Cheap flights from Raleigh (RDU) to Sydney (SYD)

The best prices from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 to Sydney

All the information you need to plan the best RDU to SYD flight in 2022: compare Raleigh to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.

RDU - SYD

Price

$1,167 - $1,734

SYD

Temperature

51.8 - 71.6 °F

SYD

Precipitation

2 - 5.1 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

Round-trip from

$1,167

From Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way from

$1,064

One-way flight from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Sydney Kingsford Smith

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Sunday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 55 days in advance, which can save you up to 14% on flights from Raleigh to Sydney compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 55 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 $1,587. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,612.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Raleigh to Sydney?

The best pricing can be found in the month of September. Prices to Sydney from Raleigh average $1,376. You can even find prices in September for less than $1,376, as users have found deals to Sydney from as low as $968. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Sydney from Raleigh. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 25%.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Raleigh to Sydney in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 12% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Raleigh to Sydney in January, February 2022

The best prices found for RDU to SYD flights for January, February
Feb 15 - Feb 22
RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

39h 28m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

3 stops

35h 50m
$1,206

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 25 - Feb 28
RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

28h 15m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

3 stops

31h 50m
$1,207

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 25 - Feb 28
RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

27h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

3 stops

36h 08m
$1,219

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Raleigh to Sydney 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Raleigh found for this year
Feb 15 - Feb 22
RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

39h 28m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

3 stops

35h 50m
$1,206

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 25 - Feb 28
RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

28h 15m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

3 stops

31h 50m
$1,207

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 25 - Feb 28
RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

27h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

3 stops

36h 08m
$1,219

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/16/22

One-way flights to Sydney Kingsford Smith from Raleigh

The cheapest one-way flights from Raleigh to Sydney
Feb 22
RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

53h 55m
$647

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 22
RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

53h 55m
$652

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 21
RDU

Raleigh Raleigh-Durham

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

47h 14m
$724

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Raleigh to Sydney flights.

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 to Sydney for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh to Sydney for under $1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,207, but on average you can expect to pay $1,463.

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

Currently priced at $1,689, Air New Zealand will fly you from Raleigh to Sydney and back. In addition to Air New Zealand, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Japan Airlines and Qatar Airways - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $1,697 and $1,705, respectively.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $1,064 on Qatar Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Qantas Airways from $1,345 and ANA from $1,472 one-way.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Raleigh to Sydney?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $726. While the most popular route (Raleigh Raleigh-Durham - Sydney Kingsford Smith) can be booked for $1,207 on average our data indicates $1,646 when flying from Raleigh to Sydney.

Other flights to Sydney

Can I fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Most visitors from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham will not be allowed to enter Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Raleigh Raleigh-Durham are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Can I fly back to Raleigh Raleigh-Durham from Sydney Kingsford Smith?

Returning to Raleigh Raleigh-Durham 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 24 hours before departing to Raleigh Raleigh-Durham.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering Raleigh Raleigh-Durham.

Alternative routes for Raleigh to Sydney

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Greensboro to Sydneyfrom $1,069 pp
Asheville to Sydneyfrom $1,512 pp
Wilmington to Sydneyfrom $1,564 pp

Top 7 airlines flying from Raleigh to Sydney

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Raleigh to Sydney choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$628
Average$1,139
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$675
Average$1,150
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$685
Average$1,381
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$730
Average$1,380
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$732
Average$1,862
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$894
Average$1,331
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
Cheapest$1,040
Average$1,478
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety