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Flights from San Francisco to Melbourne, Australia Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:24 AM

San Francisco to Melbourne Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:24 AM

We've scanned 23,629,223,180 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Melbourne. China Southern & China Eastern frequently offer the best deals on San Francisco to Melbourne flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

China Southern
SFOMEL
Thu 10/27
2 stops
MELSFO
Wed 11/9
2 stops
$810
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China Southern
SFOMEL
Thu 11/3
2 stops
MELSFO
Tue 11/8
2 stops
$810
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China Eastern
SFOMEL
Tue 10/18
3 stops
MELSFO
Tue 10/25
3 stops
$882
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China Eastern
SFOMEL
Mon 10/24
2 stops
MELSFO
Mon 10/31
2 stops
$882
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China Eastern
SFOMEL
Mon 10/24
1 stop
MELSFO
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$882
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Air China
SFOMEL
Tue 12/27
1 stop
MELSFO
Mon 1/9
1 stop
$1,018
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Fiji Airways
SFOMEL
Fri 12/2
2 stops
MELSFO
Wed 12/14
2 stops
$1,175
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United
SFOMEL
Wed 10/19
1 stop
MELSFO
Tue 11/8
1 stop
$1,258
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Qantas
SFOMEL
Fri 10/28
2 stops
MELSFO
Sat 11/12
2 stops
$1,270
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Air New Zealand
SFOMEL
Wed 10/26
2 stops
MELSFO
Thu 11/10
2 stops
$1,354
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Air New Zealand
SFOMEL
Wed 11/9
2 stops
MELSFO
Tue 11/22
2 stops
$1,354
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Air New Zealand
SFOMEL
Mon 11/14
2 stops
MELSFO
Thu 12/1
2 stops
$1,354
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Air New Zealand
SFOMEL
Wed 11/16
2 stops
MELSFO
Thu 12/1
2 stops
$1,354
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Cathay
SFOMEL
Tue 10/18
1 stop
MELSFO
Tue 10/25
1 stop
$1,365
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Cathay
SFOMEL
Mon 11/7
1 stop
MELSFO
Thu 11/24
1 stop
$1,365
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American
SFOMEL
Wed 11/2
2 stops
MELSFO
Thu 11/10
2 stops
$1,390
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Virgin Australia
SFOMEL
Sun 10/23
2 stops
MELSFO
Mon 10/31
2 stops
$1,456
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China Airlines
SFOMEL
Mon 10/17
1 stop
MELSFO
Mon 10/24
1 stop
$1,460
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China Airlines
SFOMEL
Mon 10/17
1 stop
MELSFO
Mon 10/31
1 stop
$1,460
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China Airlines
SFOMEL
Thu 11/24
1 stop
MELSFO
Mon 12/5
1 stop
$1,460
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Emirates
SFOMEL
Tue 11/22
1 stop
MELSFO
Sun 11/27
1 stop
$1,622
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Emirates
SFOMEL
Wed 11/23
1 stop
MELSFO
Sun 12/11
1 stop
$1,622
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Emirates
SFOMEL
Thu 11/24
1 stop
MELSFO
Mon 11/28
1 stop
$1,622
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Emirates
SFOMEL
Mon 11/28
1 stop
MELSFO
Mon 12/12
1 stop
$1,622
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Emirates
SFOMEL
Wed 11/30
1 stop
MELSFO
Mon 12/12
1 stop
$1,622
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Singapore
SFOMEL
Fri 10/28
2 stops
MELSFO
Wed 11/2
2 stops
$1,710
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Singapore
SFOMEL
Mon 11/7
2 stops
MELSFO
Tue 11/15
2 stops
$1,710
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Singapore
SFOMEL
Mon 11/7
2 stops
MELSFO
Thu 11/24
2 stops
$1,710
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Singapore
SFOMEL
Mon 11/7
2 stops
MELSFO
Mon 11/21
2 stops
$1,710
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Singapore
SFOMEL
Sat 11/12
2 stops
MELSFO
Sat 11/19
2 stops
$1,710
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Qatar
SFOMEL
Fri 11/4
2 stops
MELSFO
Sun 11/20
2 stops
$2,226
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Malaysia
SFOMEL
Fri 11/18
2 stops
MELSFO
Fri 11/25
2 stops
$2,382
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British Airways
SFOMEL
Wed 11/9
3 stops
MELSFO
Tue 11/22
3 stops
$3,626
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JAL
SFOMEL
Wed 11/2
1 stop
MELSFO
Thu 11/10
1 stop
$4,411
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JAL
SFOMEL
Thu 11/24
1 stop
MELSFO
Mon 12/5
1 stop
$4,411
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JAL
SFOMEL
Wed 11/30
1 stop
MELSFO
Wed 12/14
1 stop
$4,411
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JAL
SFOMEL
Wed 11/30
1 stop
MELSFO
Mon 12/12
1 stop
$4,411
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JAL
SFOMEL
Tue 1/10
1 stop
MELSFO
Mon 1/23
1 stop
$4,411
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Lufthansa
SFOMEL
Thu 12/22
2 stops
MELSFO
Sun 1/1
2 stops
$4,647
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How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Melbourne?

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 $870.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Melbourne?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from San Francisco to Melbourne?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from San Francisco to Melbourne.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $0 $1,358
7-14 days $0 $953
14-21 days $0 $855
21-30 days $0 $882
30-60 days $0 $810
60-90 days $0 $874
90+ days $0 $795

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Melbourne

We've examined 23,636,053,052 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to Melbourne is Thursday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$882 $855 $883 $810 $883 $890 $883

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Melbourne by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for San Francisco to Melbourne flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September San Francisco Melbourne China Southern 9/26/16 10/9/16 1 $1,358
October San Francisco Melbourne China Southern 10/27/16 11/9/16 2 $810
November San Francisco Melbourne China Southern 11/3/16 11/8/16 2 $810
December San Francisco Melbourne China Eastern 12/27/16 1/11/17 2 $982
January San Francisco Melbourne China Southern 1/18/17 2/6/17 1 $1,092
February San Francisco Melbourne China Eastern 2/21/17 2/27/17 1 $882
March San Francisco Melbourne China Southern 3/30/17 4/13/17 2 $795
April San Francisco Melbourne China Eastern 4/2/17 4/9/17 1 $883

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Melbourne

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from San Francisco to Melbourne. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$1,083
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$1,083
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$991
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$991

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Melbourne

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from San Francisco to Melbourne is $2,435.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Melbourne is not available.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Melbourne

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 $1,706.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Melbourne is $2,435.

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: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Melbourne Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:24 AMNumber of routes searched: 72Number of itineraries searched: 229,210

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Melbourne? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Melbourne. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

San Francisco to Melbourne
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Cathay HKG
China Southern CAN
Air China PEK
Qantas SYD
Air New Zealand AKL
Singapore SIN
Emirates DXB
China Southern WUH / CAN
Etihad AUH
American LAX
Philippine MNL
China Eastern TAO / PVG
China Airlines TPE
Fiji Airways NAN
Singapore HKG / SIN
China Eastern KMG / PVG
Air China PEK / PVG
Singapore ICN / SIN
Emirates DXB / KUL
Emirates DXB / SIN
United SBP / LAX
Qantas SYD / BNE
Qantas SYD / ADL
Qantas SYD / CBR
Qantas SYD / PER
American ORD / LAX
American SLC / LAX
United LAS / LAX
United RNO / LAX
American DFW / LAX
American PHX / LAX
Air China PVG
Air New Zealand AKL / CHC
United DEN / LAX
Air China PVG / PEK
Air India DEL
Air New Zealand AKL / WLG
Air New Zealand AKL / ZQN

San Francisco to Melbourne Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Melbourne. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

Farecompare Research Tools

FareCompare's Flight Schedule Search Tool helps you find information about airline schedule filings, including flight numbers, depart times, and travel distance.

Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $267
Flights from San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $117
Flights from San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, United $187
Flights from San Francisco to Las Vegas American, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, United, Virgin America $86

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney American, Air Canada, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia $677
Flights from San Francisco to Adelaide American, British Airways, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, United, Virgin Australia $1,392
Flights from San Francisco to Tokyo American, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United $449
Flights from San Francisco to Bangkok American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Malaysia, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Brussels, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Srilankan, Vietnam $477
Flights from San Francisco to London Jet Airways, American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, British Airways, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, WOW air $600
Flights from San Francisco to Brisbane American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, British Airways, EVA Air, China Airlines, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, United, Virgin Australia $897
Flights from San Francisco to Canberra British Airways, Delta, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, Virgin Australia $1,057
Flights from San Francisco to Hong Kong American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, JetBlue, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Austrian, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United $528
Flights from San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Etihad, Iberia, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic, WOW air $660
Flights from San Francisco to AlburyCheck Dates
Flights from San Francisco to Auckland American, Air Canada, Air China, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Korean, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Qantas, United $896
Flights from San Francisco to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air Canada, Air France, Air India, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Qatar, Singapore, Thai, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic $506
Flights from San Francisco to Manila Air France, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Korean, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United $467
Flights from San Francisco to Shanghai American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, EVA Air, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, All Nippon, Asiana, Philippine, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic $489

Cheap International Flights to Melbourne - MEL

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Jose to Melbourne American, British Airways, Air China, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, Fiji Airways, Lufthansa, Qantas, Qatar, Thai, United, Virgin Australia $1,218
Flights from Sacramento to Melbourne American, China Airlines, Delta, Fiji Airways, China Eastern, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,547
Flights from Oakland to Melbourne American, Delta, China Eastern, Virgin Australia $1,210
Flights from Fresno to Melbourne American, Delta, Qantas, United $1,531
Flights from Reno to Melbourne American, Delta, Fiji Airways, Qantas, United $1,562
Flights from Monterey to Melbourne American, United $2,502
Flights from Santa Rosa to MelbourneCheck Dates
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney American, British Airways, China Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, China Eastern, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,370
Flights from Oakland to Sydney American, Delta, Hawaiian, Korean, China Eastern, Virgin Australia $1,174
Flights from San Jose to Sydney American, Air Canada, British Airways, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, All Nippon, Qantas, Qatar, United, Virgin Australia $1,060
Flights from Reno to Sydney American, British Airways, Delta, Fiji Airways, JAL, Korean, Qantas, Qatar, United $1,460
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Melbourne