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The best prices from San Francisco to Sydney are usually found in February or May, booked 41 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
$818 - $1566
SYD
Temperature
32 - 75.2 °F
SYD
Rainfall
3.3 - 6.3 inches
Popular in December High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop
Round-trip from $818 From San Francisco to Sydney
One-way from $472 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 46 days in advance to save up to 16% 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 46 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 $972, or $1089 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, March can be a great choice for travel to Sydney. Flights to Sydney from San Francisco in March are about $1040 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $734.

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

It’s optimal to fly from San Francisco to Sydney in the 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 August, September 2020

The best prices found for SFO to SYD flights for August, September
1 Aug - 15 Aug
$994pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
15 Aug - 22 Aug
$1039pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
9 Aug - 17 Aug
$1052pp
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Sydney 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from San Francisco found for this year
7 Oct - 28 Oct
$670pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
6 Oct - 28 Oct
$671pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
1 Sep - 10 Sep
$680pp
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
13 Oct - 17 Nov
$924pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
7 Oct - 28 Oct
$929pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
27 Dec - 14 Jan
$966pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
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
26 Jul - 1 Aug
$1535pp
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
26 Jul - 1 Aug
$1889pp
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Virgin Australia
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
24 Jul - 5 Aug
$1934pp
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Sydney from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Sydney
7:30 am - 1:50 pm
Singapore Airlines
1 Stop
36h 20m
SFO - SYD
Singapore Airlines
$472
Fareboom
6:00 am - 4:40 pm
Hawaiian Airlines
2 Stops
64h 40m
SFO - SYD
Hawaiian Airlines
$531
Fareboom
7:00 pm - 7:45 am
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
19h 45m
SFO - SYD
Fiji Airways
$570
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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.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Sydney for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Sydney for under $700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $670, but on average you can expect to pay $739.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Sydney for under $1000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Sydney under $1000. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Sydney is less than $1131.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Sydney for under $1600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $1600.

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 less rainfall in 2 compared to Sydney over the next 3 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 $924, Air New Zealand can have you in Sydney from San Francisco in 14h 55m. 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 $777. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Virgin Australia and Air New Zealand, with the lowest prices starting at $852 and $870, respectively. Fiji Airways is 19% 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 Hawaiian Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $457. However, be on the lookout for offers from Singapore Airlines and Fiji Airways, as they are both options that can get you from San Francisco to Sydney for a low price.

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 = $1.41
Average temperature for August in Sydney
75.2 °F
Avg rainfall for August in Sydney
3.7 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Sydney

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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