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

SFO — SYD
Feb 12 — Feb 191

The best prices from San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith are usually found in May or February, booked 52 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 2023: compare San Francisco to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.

SFO - SYD

Price

$1,214 - $1,989

SYD

Temperature

51.8 - 71.6 °F

SYD

Rainfall

2 - 5.1 inches

Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
Round-trip from$1,214From San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith
One-way from$618One-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 22% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 53 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 $1,735 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,801 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 May, with the cheapest ticket starting at $998.

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 24% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Sydney in February, March 2023

The best prices found for SFO to SYD flights for February, March

San Francisco to Sydney 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from San Francisco found for this year

Cheap Cathay Pacific flights from San Francisco to Sydney

  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from San Francisco to Sydney is Cathay Pacific. San Francisco to Sydney flights are typically 70% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Cathay Pacific typically cost $1,426.56 RT. The cheapest Cathay Pacific flight found for this route was $1,151. When traveling from San Francisco to Sydney on Cathay Pacific, the most popular airport to depart from is San Francisco Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. When flying from San Francisco to Sydney, Cathay Pacific flights are 2% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Fiji Airways flights from San Francisco to Sydney

  • 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 $1,794.03 RT, a price that is 50% more expensive than the average San Francisco to Sydney flight. The cheapest flight found was $1,151 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.

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Last minute flights from San Francisco to Sydney

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One-way flights to Sydney from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Sydney

Reviews of Airlines Servicing Sydney

Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.4

Comfort

8.8

Boarding

9.0

Entertainment

7.1

Crew

9.4

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.4

Comfort

8.8

Boarding

9.0

Entertainment

7.1

Crew

9.4

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

Fiji Airways
8.0
Very good
27 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.4

Comfort

8.8

Boarding

9.0

Entertainment

7.1

Crew

9.4

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

Hawaiian Airlines
8.0
Very good
529 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.4

Comfort

8.8

Boarding

9.0

Entertainment

7.1

Crew

9.4

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

Singapore Airlines
8.0
Very good
203 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.4

Comfort

8.8

Boarding

9.0

Entertainment

7.1

Crew

9.4

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

Air Canada
6.6
Okay
665 reviews
Air New Zealand
8.4
Very good
15 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.4

Comfort

8.8

Boarding

9.0

Entertainment

7.1

Crew

9.4

Reviews

1 / 6

Plane was late and caused me to miss my return ferry crossing with my vehicle I was bringing to timaru

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 are 4 flights 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 24 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 Fiji Airways for just $900, but on average you can expect to pay $1,005.

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 $1,412.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Sydney for under $1,300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $1,300.

How popular is this San Francisco to Sydney flight route?

Flights from San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith have been viewed 16 times in the past calendar month.

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 $900. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Cathay Pacific and Air Canada, with the lowest prices starting at $992 and $1,016, respectively. Fiji Airways is currently priced 36% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

$618 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Fiji Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Hawaiian Airlines and Singapore Airlines, with prices starting from $631 and $633, 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 (75%), Air New Zealand (75%), Lufthansa (75%).

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Sydney?

On average you can expect to pay $3,881 for a flight from San Francisco to Sydney. The cheapest flight overall is $967 while the most popular route, (San Francisco - Sydney Kingsford Smith) is currently priced at $883.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Sydney

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Oakland to Sydneyfrom $1,157 pp
San Diego to Sydneyfrom $1,172 pp
Los Angeles to Sydneyfrom $1,240 pp
San Jose to Sydneyfrom $1,294 pp
Long Beach to Sydneyfrom $1,348 pp

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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Hawaiian AirlinesCheapest$662Average$1,396FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time85%COVID-19 safety
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Cathay PacificCheapest$667Average$1,276FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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Asiana AirlinesCheapest$675Average$1,084FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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China SouthernCheapest$678Average$1,250FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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Philippine AirlinesCheapest$698Average$1,346FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time60%COVID-19 safety
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Fiji AirwaysCheapest$754Average$1,049FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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China EasternCheapest$766Average$1,072FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Qantas AirwaysCheapest$829Average$1,809FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$866Average$1,100FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-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

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