Cheap flights from Washington (WAS) to Sydney (SYD)

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The best prices from Washington to Sydney Kingsford Smith are usually found in September or November, booked 32 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington (WAS) to Sydney (SYD)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to SYD flight in 2021: compare Washington to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.
WAS - SYD
Price
$1,103 - $1,754
SYD
Temperature
32 - 75.2 °F
SYD
Precipitation
3.3 - 6.3 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

September

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Average price

$1,103

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

$1,103

From Washington to Sydney Kingsford Smith

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 Washington to Sydney?

Flights from Washington to Sydney are found to be more expensive on Thursday. 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 Washington to Sydney?

Users have found that booking a flight from Washington to Sydney at least 33 days early can save you up to 30% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 33 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Washington to Sydney for as little as $1,438 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,788 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Washington to Sydney?

Our data shows that September tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Sydney from Washington. Users have commonly found prices around $1,294 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $683. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington to Sydney (WAS - SYD)?

It’s optimal to fly from Washington to Sydney at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 15% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Washington to Sydney in September, October 2021

The best prices found for WAS to SYD flights for September, October
31 Oct - 27 Nov
$8,613pp
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
30 Oct - 27 Nov
$9,710pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
4 Oct - 10 Oct
$18,530pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Washington to Sydney 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from Washington found for this year
3 Dec - 10 Dec
$984pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
3 Dec - 10 Dec
$998pp
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
3 Dec - 10 Dec
$1,057pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

One-way flights to Kingsford Smith from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Sydney
8:00 am - 3:40 pm
Egypt Air
2 Stops
41h 40m
IAD - SYD
Egypt Air
$4,829
AranGrant
2:30 am - 1:30 am
Japan Airlines
2 Stops
31h 00m
BWI - SYD
Japan Airlines
3:15 pm - 2:25 am
Etihad Airways
2 Stops
43h 10m
IAD - SYD
Etihad Airways
$16,228
Bravofly

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Flight FAQs

From Washington to Sydney

What airport do you fly into for flights to Sydney from Washington?

Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD), located 4.6 mi from the city center, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Washington to Sydney. 13 airlines have flights to Kingsford Smith from Washington on a regular basis. Booking flights from Washington to Sydney Kingsford Smith should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Washington per day.

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

United Airlines, Qantas Airways, and American 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Washington to Sydney Kingsford Smith to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travelers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Washington to Sydney Kingsford Smith. Policies will vary by airline.

Are flight prices decreasing from Washington 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 Washington 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 Washington to Sydney for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to Sydney for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $984, but on average you can expect to pay $1,122.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is United Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $3,240. However, be on the lookout for offers from Egypt Air and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Washington to Sydney for a low price.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sydney, Australia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sydney from Washington?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Washington to Sydney Kingsford Smith

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

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington 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 Washington from Sydney?

Returning to Washington 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 72 hours before departing to Washington.

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

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Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington to Sydney.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $1.37
Average temperature for September in Sydney
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for September in Sydney
4.9 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 10 airlines flying from Washington to Sydney Kingsford Smith

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington 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
Qantas Airways
$520 $978 No cancel fee 74%
Fiji Airways
$613 $1,037 No cancel fee 74%
Virgin Australia
$465 $1,190 No cancel fee 80%
American Airlines
$247 $1,194 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$445 $1,263 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$435 $1,281 No cancel fee N/A
Air New Zealand
$1,142 $1,354 No cancel fee 78%
Air Canada
$1,083 $1,390 No cancel fee 67%
Air China
$816 $1,446 No cancel fee 67%
Cathay Pacific
$977 $1,698 No cancel fee 72%