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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Melbourne, AU, Australia - SFO to MEL

Popular flights from San Francisco to Melbourne

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $989
Hawaiian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 24, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 $1,756
Aug 5, 2016 Aug 20, 2016 $1,756
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 17, 2016 Jul 31, 2016 $1,137
Aug 11, 2016 Aug 22, 2016 $1,137
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jul 22, 2016 Aug 2, 2016 $1,188
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 25, 2016 Jun 4, 2016 $1,230
May 26, 2016 Jun 4, 2016 $1,230
Jul 3, 2016 Jul 19, 2016 $1,230

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Melbourne (SFO to MEL)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Melbourne, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $1,093.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Melbourne (SFO to MEL)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Francisco to Melbourne based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Melbourne

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from San Francisco to Melbourne.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,057 $1,017 $1,198 $1,022 $1,075 $1,148 $1,137

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Melbourne

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from San Francisco to Melbourne.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
April San Francisco Melbourne United 4/30/16 5/6/16 1 $1,759
May San Francisco Melbourne American 5/28/16 6/8/16 2 $1,173
June San Francisco Melbourne American 6/13/16 6/27/16 2 $1,057
July San Francisco Melbourne American 7/30/16 8/13/16 2 $992
August San Francisco Melbourne American 8/10/16 8/29/16 2 $989
September San Francisco Melbourne American 9/16/16 9/27/16 2 $1,004
October San Francisco Melbourne Virgin Australia 10/12/16 10/26/16 2 $1,109
November San Francisco Melbourne American 11/16/16 11/27/16 2 $1,144

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Melbourne (SFO to MEL)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from San Francisco to Melbourne. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from San Francisco to Melbourne is $964.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Melbourne is $1,266.

San Francisco to Melbourne Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Melbourne?
Answer: Auckland, NZ

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Melbourne (SFO to MEL)

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco to Melbourne with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from San Francisco to Melbourne.

San Francisco to Melbourne
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air India DEL X X
Air China PEK X X X
China Airlines TPE X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
China Southern CAN X X X X
China Southern LAX / CAN X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB / KUL X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
China Eastern PVG X X X X X X X
Air New Zealand AKL X X X X X X X
Philippine MNL X X X
Qantas SYD X X X X X X
Qantas SYD / CBR X X X X X X
Singapore HKG / SIN X X X X X X X
United LAX X X X X X X X
United SMF / LAX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Francisco and Melbourne, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $260
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $134
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $177
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $248
San Francisco to Las Vegas American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Hawaiian, United, Virgin America $66

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Sydney American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin America, Great Lakes $944
San Francisco to Adelaide American, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin America $1,236
San Francisco to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America, Island Air $918
San Francisco to Bangkok American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United $713
San Francisco to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Great Lakes $657
San Francisco to Brisbane American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin America $1,048
San Francisco to Canberra American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,245
San Francisco to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hawaiian, Hong Kong, Singapore, United, Great Lakes $668
San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $950
San Francisco to Albury American, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $2,901
San Francisco to Auckland American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Air New Zealand, United, Virgin America, Island Air $748
San Francisco to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Great Lakes $836
San Francisco to Manila American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Philippine, United $621
San Francisco to Shanghai Sichuan, American, Alaska, Air China, China Southern, Hawaiian, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong, United, Shenzhen, Great Lakes $537

Cheap International Flights to Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Jose to Melbourne American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,196
Sacramento to Melbourne American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,435
Oakland to Melbourne American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,518
Fresno to Melbourne American, Alaska, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $752
Reno to Melbourne American, Alaska, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,565
Monterey to Melbourne American, Alaska, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Santa Rosa to Melbourne American, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Sacramento to Sydney American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,247
Oakland to Sydney American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Island Air $1,385
San Jose to Sydney American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,178
Reno to Sydney American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,168
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Melbourne, AU, Australia, from $989 Round trip from SFO to MEL