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The best prices from San Francisco International to Sydney are usually found in August or February, booked 36 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco International (SFO) to Sydney (SYD)

SFO - SYD
Price
$823 - $1,566
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, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$823

From San Francisco International to Sydney

One-way from

$616

One-way flight from San Francisco International 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 San Francisco International to Sydney?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 18% on the overall cost on flights from San Francisco International to Sydney.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco International 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 San Francisco International 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 San Francisco International to Sydney?

July is one of the best times of the year to fly to Sydney from San Francisco International. 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 San Francisco International to Sydney (SFO - SYD)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco International to Sydney at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 14% on the flight price compared to flying in the morning, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Francisco International to Sydney in January, February 2021

The best prices found for SFO to SYD flights for January, February
21 Feb - 6 Mar
$2,368pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
21 Feb - 6 Mar
$2,480pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
12 Feb - 19 Feb
$2,628pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco International to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from San Francisco International found for this year
13 Oct - 28 Oct
$733pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
14 Jul - 26 Jul
$738pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
16 Jul - 22 Jul
$746pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Sydney from San Francisco International

Save time with San Francisco International to Sydney direct flight deals
8 Jul - 22 Jul
$1,804pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
3 Jul - 12 Jul
$1,917pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
14 Jul - 25 Jul
$3,660pp
SFO
San Francisco
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco International to Sydney

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sydney from San Francisco International, departing today and this week
22 Jan - 30 Jun
$3,016pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
22 Jan - 30 Jun
$3,286pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
22 Jan - 15 Mar
$3,471pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Sydney from San Francisco International

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco International to Sydney
7:00 pm - 6:10 pm
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
29h 10m
SFO - SYD
Fiji Airways
$616
Ovago
7:30 am - 1:25 pm
Singapore Airlines
2 Stops
35h 55m
SFO - SYD
Singapore Airlines
$629
Fareboom
9:10 am - 5:45 am
Philippine Airlines
1 Stop
27h 35m
SFO - SYD
Philippine Airlines
$651
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco International to Sydney flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco International to Sydney

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Philippine Airlines, Delta, and Alaska Airlines are some of the many airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Qantas Airways, United Airlines, 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.

Can I find flights from San Francisco International to Sydney for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco International to Sydney for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $738, but on average you can expect to pay $931.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco International to Sydney for under $1,900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco International to Sydney under $1,900. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco International to Sydney is less than $11,989.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco International to Sydney for under $3,100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco International to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $3,100.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith was viewed by 112 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 San Francisco or Sydney?

San Francisco will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to Sydney over the next 15 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Sydney?

Temperatures around the 81 °F's can be experienced in January. The weather in Sydney is hotter than in San Francisco. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from San Francisco International to Sydney?

A quick flight from San Francisco International to Sydney can take about 19h 45m. Fiji Airways provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $1,070.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from San Francisco International to Sydney round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from San Francisco International to Sydney is Fiji Airways. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $862 on this airline. Fiji Airways is priced at 13% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco International to Sydney one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Fiji Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $601. Singapore Airlines flights start at $608 while deals on Hawaiian Airlines start at $610 one-way.

Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco International to Sydney
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.30
Average temperature for January in Sydney
32.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Sydney
5.7 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco International to Sydney

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco International 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
Alaska Airlines
$98 $129 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$591 $1,065 No cancel fee 71%
China Eastern
$766 $1,072 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
$646 $1,192 No cancel fee 85%
China Southern
$678 $1,250 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.

Delta
$129 $1,280 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$732 $1,294 No cancel fee 67%
Asiana Airlines
$893 $1,304 No cancel fee 76%

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

Cathay Pacific
$875 $1,398 No cancel fee 72%
Philippine Airlines
$1,096 $1,429 No cancel fee 60%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco International to Sydney

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Weekly flight availability
from San Francisco International to Sydney
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
1 daily flight
Thursday
1 daily flight
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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