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

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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)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to SYD flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.
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

$544

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 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 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 to Sydney?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, July can be a great choice for travel to Sydney. Flights to Sydney from San Francisco in July are about $1,017 on average during July, but can be found for as low as $635.

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 10% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Sydney in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SFO to SYD flights for May, June
29 Jun - 2 Dec
$1,651pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
28 Jun - 2 Dec
$1,685pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
6 May - 13 May
$1,781pp
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 this year
2 Nov - 22 Nov
$796pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
3 Nov - 22 Nov
$805pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
7 Nov - 22 Nov
$806pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Sydney from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Sydney direct flight deals
15 May - 15 Jun
$3,425pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Avianca
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
13 May - 12 Jun
$3,436pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Avianca
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
10 Jun - 15 Jun
$3,454pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Avianca
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
13 May - 12 Jun
$1,818pp
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
13 May - 12 Jun
$2,061pp
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
11 May - 18 May
$2,152pp
SFO
San Francisco
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Singapore Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Sydney from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Sydney
7:00 pm - 8:15 am
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
20h 15m
SFO - SYD
Fiji Airways
$544
Priceline
7:00 pm - 5:55 pm
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
29h 55m
SFO - SYD
Fiji Airways
$596
KAYAK
7:00 pm - 6:10 pm
Fiji Airways
1 Stop
30h 10m
SFO - SYD
Fiji Airways

Related info for your journey

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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?

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.

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 are 3 flights from San Francisco to Kingsford Smith, all of which are around 14h 35m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 20 airlines when you book a flight from San Francisco to Sydney.

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 Multiple Airlines for just $796, but on average you can expect to pay $1,036.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Sydney for under $3,500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Sydney under $3,500. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Sydney is less than $3,507.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Sydney for under $1,900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

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 7 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 $1,075, Hawaiian Airlines can have you in Sydney from San Francisco in 18h 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 $877. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Hawaiian Airlines and Philippine Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $1,075 and $1,110, respectively. Fiji Airways is 12% 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 Fiji Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $544.

Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Sydney.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.30
Average temperature for May in Sydney
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Sydney
4.1 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Sydney

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.
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

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Sydney.
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Midnight
6 AM
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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.
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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