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

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The best prices from San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 2022: 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
51.8 - 71.6 °F
SYD
Precipitation
2 - 5.1 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 Kingsford Smith

One-way from

$239

One-way flight from San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Sydney?

To save up to 12% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 35 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 $1,032 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,101 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 December. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to Sydney in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $681.

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 10% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

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

Thursday 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.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Sydney in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SFO to SYD flights for January, February
14 Feb - 7 Mar
$937pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
16 Feb - 5 Mar
$938pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
16 Feb - 3 Mar
$961pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Sydney 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from San Francisco found for this year
4 Mar - 5 May
$637pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Mar - 14 Mar
$652pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
4 Mar - 14 Mar
$661pp
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

Save time with San Francisco to Sydney direct flight deals
22 Jun - 11 Jul
$1,804pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
22 May - 5 Jun
$1,853pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
25 Jun - 10 Jul
$1,854pp
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
25 Jan - 14 Mar
$976pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
25 Jan - 14 Mar
$1,042pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
30 Jan - 3 Mar
$1,060pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Kingsford Smith from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Sydney
6:45 am - 10:45 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
33h 00m
SFO - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$239
Kiwi.com
6:35 am - 10:45 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
33h 10m
SFO - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$244
Kiwi.com
6:45 am - 10:45 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
33h 00m
SFO - SYD
Multiple Airlines
$303
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> to <span class="emphasized">Sydney</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Sydney

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 50m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 20 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?

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 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 $637, but on average you can expect to pay $740.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Sydney under $1,900. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Sydney is less than $1,988.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Sydney for under $1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

How popular is this San Francisco to Sydney flight route?

Flights from San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith have been viewed 112 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Sydney?

On average you can expect to pay $1,836 for a flight from San Francisco to Sydney. The cheapest flight overall is $263 while the most popular route, (San Francisco - Sydney Kingsford Smith) is currently priced at $637.

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: Air New Zealand (69%), Lufthansa (69%), United Airlines (43%).

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

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

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sydney, Australia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sydney from San Francisco?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Most visitors from San Francisco will not be allowed to enter Sydney Kingsford Smith.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Sydney?

Returning to San Francisco from Sydney Kingsford Smith

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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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 = $1.39
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 to Sydney Kingsford Smith

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%
Delta
$129 $1,280 No cancel fee N/A
Fiji Airways
$589 $1,049 No cancel fee 74%
American Airlines
$591 $1,065 No cancel fee 71%
Virgin Australia
$606 $945 No cancel fee 80%
Qantas Airways
$625 $1,101 No cancel fee 74%
Hawaiian Airlines
$646 $1,192 No cancel fee 85%
United Airlines
$646 $1,297 No cancel fee 69%
China Southern
$678 $1,250 No cancel fee 69%
Air New Zealand
$727 $1,088 No cancel fee 78%

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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