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The best prices from San Francisco 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 (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 to Sydney

One-way from

$791

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 to Sydney?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 18% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 44 days in advance to save up to 13% 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 44 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 to Sydney 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,197, or $1,329 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Sydney?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, April can be a great choice for travel to Sydney. Flights to Sydney from San Francisco in April are about $1,156 on average during April, but can be found for as low as $853.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Sydney (SFO - SYD)?

It’s optimal to fly from San Francisco to Sydney at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 14% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Sydney in November, December 2020

The best prices found for SFO to SYD flights for November, December
26 Nov - 11 Jan
$1,243pp
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Nov - 6 Jan
$1,246pp
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
26 Nov - 10 Jan
$1,254pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from San Francisco found for next year
26 Nov - 11 Jan
$1,243pp
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Nov - 6 Jan
$1,246pp
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
26 Nov - 10 Jan
$1,254pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Sydney from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Sydney direct flight deals
3 Dec - 26 Feb
$6,230pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
3 Mar - 31 Mar
$6,580pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
24 Dec - 21 Jan
$7,080pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Sydney

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sydney from San Francisco, departing today and this week
3 Dec - 26 Feb
$6,230pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
3 Dec - 26 Feb
$6,234pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
3 Dec - 23 Feb
$6,253pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Sydney from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Sydney
4:40 pm - 5:55 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
42h 15m
SFO - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$791
Kiwi.com
4:40 pm - 5:55 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
42h 15m
SFO - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$792
Kiwi.com
7:00 am - 8:35 am
China Eastern
1 Stop
30h 35m
SFO - SYD
China Eastern
$797
Orbitz

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco 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?

United Airlines, Air New Zealand, and Virgin Australia 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 to Sydney for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Sydney for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $786, but on average you can expect to pay $872.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Sydney for under $6,300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Sydney under $6,300. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Sydney is less than $10,816.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Sydney for under $6,300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $6,300.

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 the same amount of rainfall in 1 compared to Sydney over the next 11 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 to Sydney?

For as low as $786, Fiji Airways can have you in Sydney from San Francisco in 19h 45m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on Fiji Airways is currently your cheapest option to Sydney, with prices starting at $786. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Cathay Pacific and China Eastern, with the lowest prices starting at $800 and $855, respectively. Fiji Airways is 21% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is China Eastern, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $797.

Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from San Francisco to Sydney
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.37
Average temperature for November in Sydney
46.4 °F
Avg rainfall for November in Sydney
6.3 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 10 airlines from San Francisco to Sydney

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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 to Sydney

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