Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Sydney (SYD)

SFO — SYD
Oct 4 — Oct 111

The best prices from San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith are usually found in October or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

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

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

SFO - SYD

Price

$1,115 - $1,430

SYD

Temperature

51.8 - 71.6 °F

SYD

Rainfall

2 - 5.1 inches

Popular inNovemberHigh demand for flights, 10% potential price rise
Cheapest inOctoberBest time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
Round-trip from$1,115From San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith
One-way from$632One-way flight from San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith

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

Saturday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from San Francisco to Sydney. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Sydney.

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

To save up to 24% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from San Francisco to Sydney from $1,508 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,592 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Flights from San Francisco to Sydney lean towards being more expensive in November. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to Sydney in October, with the cheapest ticket starting at $756.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco to Sydney at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 13% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Sydney in September, October 2022

The best prices found for SFO to SYD flights for September, October
Oct 16 - Oct 25
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

41h 35m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

25h 05m
$1,135

Cathay Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 16 - Oct 23
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

41h 35m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

25h 05m
$1,198

Cathay Pacific

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Oct 24 - Nov 3
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

44h 15m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

23h 26m
$1,209

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

San Francisco to Sydney 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from San Francisco found for this year
Nov 16 - Feb 11
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

52h 10m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

25h 45m
$1,025

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Nov 20 - Dec 3
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

23h 00m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

17h 15m
$1,036

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Nov 17 - Dec 3
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

39h 10m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

21h 11m
$1,068

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Cheap Air Canada flights from San Francisco to Sydney

Mar 7 - Mar 21
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

21h 45m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 40m
$881

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Mar 13 - Mar 20
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

25h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

29h 05m
$914

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Mar 1 - Mar 21
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

26h 25m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 40m
$927

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

  • Air Canada is one of the most popular airlines used for those traveling from San Francisco to Sydney. Flights on this route from Air Canada typically cost $1,373.57 RT, a price that is 64% cheaper than the average San Francisco to Sydney flight. The cheapest flight found was $1,053 RT. The most popular departure airport in San Francisco when flying to Sydney is San Francisco Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Sydney is Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. When flying from San Francisco to Sydney, Air Canada flights are 1% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Fiji Airways flights from San Francisco to Sydney

Feb 9 - Feb 23
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

20h 00m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

17h 45m
$916

Fiji Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Mar 2 - Mar 16
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

28h 50m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

25h 30m
$918

Fiji Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/26/22

Feb 14 - Mar 7
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

19h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

25h 30m
$926

Fiji Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

  • Fiji Airways is one of the most popular airlines used for those traveling from San Francisco to Sydney. Flights on this route from Fiji Airways typically cost $1,746.37 RT, a price that is 52% more expensive than the average San Francisco to Sydney flight. The cheapest flight found was $1,141 RT. The most popular departure airport in San Francisco when flying to Sydney is San Francisco Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Sydney is Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. When flying from San Francisco to Sydney, Fiji Airways flights are -6% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Sydney from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Sydney direct flight deals
Mar 28 - Apr 26
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

15h 05m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

13h 40m
$1,129

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Mar 28 - Apr 26
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

15h 05m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

13h 40m
$1,146

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Mar 12 - Mar 22
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

15h 20m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

13h 50m
$1,345

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Sydney

Late deals on return flights to Sydney from San Francisco, departing today and this week
Oct 9 - Oct 29
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

36h 45m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

23h 56m
$1,435

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 9 - Oct 22
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

36h 45m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

17h 00m
$1,548

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Oct 9 - Oct 20
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

25h 12m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

17h 30m
$1,710

Fiji Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

One-way flights to Sydney from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Sydney
Feb 22
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

46h 25m
$447

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Feb 19
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

35h 00m
$526

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/27/22

Nov 25
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

33h 40m
$543

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/28/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airports do I use to fly from San Francisco to Sydney?

Booking a flight from San Francisco (SFO) to Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is your only option if you wish to fly from San Francisco to Sydney. On a typical day, there is 1 flight from San Francisco to Kingsford Smith, all of which are around 14h 40m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 22 airlines when you book a flight from San Francisco to Sydney.

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

United Airlines, Fiji Airways, and Hawaiian Airlines 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 $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Sydney for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Canada for just $881, but on average you can expect to pay $946.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Sydney for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Sydney under $1,200. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Sydney is less than $1,428.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Sydney for under $1,500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $1,500.

How popular is this San Francisco to Sydney flight route?

Flights from San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith have been viewed 68 times in the past calendar month.

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

Flying on Air Canada is currently your cheapest option to Sydney, with prices starting at $881. Another option worth looking into is Fiji Airways, starting at $916 round trip. Air Canada is currently priced 31% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

$628 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Hawaiian Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Singapore Airlines and Air New Zealand, with prices starting from $632 and $636, respectively.

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

Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines and Air Canada are the most popular airlines when flying from San Francisco to Sydney.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Francisco to Sydney?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from San Francisco to Sydney on time: Virgin Australia (79%), United Airlines (79%), Air New Zealand (79%).

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Sydney?

On average you can expect to pay $4,348 for a flight from San Francisco to Sydney. The cheapest flight overall is $581 while the most popular route, (San Francisco - Sydney Kingsford Smith) is currently priced at $916.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Sydney

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 10 airlines flying 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$10Average$17FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$170Average$1,805FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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China SouthernCheapest$678Average$1,250FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Cathay PacificCheapest$697Average$1,435FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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Philippine AirlinesCheapest$698Average$1,328FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time60%COVID-19 safety
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China AirlinesCheapest$736Average$1,533FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%COVID-19 safety
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Fiji AirwaysCheapest$744Average$1,031FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hawaiian AirlinesCheapest$758Average$1,396FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time85%COVID-19 safety
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China EasternCheapest$766Average$1,072FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$813Average$1,396FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Sydney

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Weekly flight availability from San Francisco to Sydney

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from San Francisco to Sydney
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