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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Sydney, AU, Australia - SFO to SYD

Popular flights from San Francisco to Sydney

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 8, 2016 Aug 17, 2016 $939
Aug 18, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 $939
Hawaiian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 16, 2016 Aug 19, 2016 $1,377
Qantas Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 15, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 $1,148
Aug 15, 2016 Aug 25, 2016 $1,148
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 24, 2016 $1,124
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 15, 2016 May 24, 2016 $1,321
Virgin Australia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 1, 2016 Aug 15, 2016 $1,079
Aug 2, 2016 Aug 15, 2016 $1,079
Aug 3, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $1,079
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 23, 2016 $1,079

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Sydney (SFO to SYD)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Sydney, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $981.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Sydney (SFO to SYD)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Francisco to Sydney 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.

How far in advance should you book flights from San Francisco to Sydney

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from San Francisco to Sydney should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,163 $1,149
7-14 days $1,163 $1,154
14-21 days $1,163 $1,154
21-30 days $1,159 $1,154
30-60 days $1,161 $1,149
60-90 days $1,159 $1,081
90+ days $1,160 $1,079

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Sydney

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$943 $974 $1,053 $1,038 $974 $944 $944

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Sydney

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Francisco Sydney Virgin Australia 5/5/16 5/21/16 1 $1,149
June San Francisco Sydney American 6/23/16 7/13/16 2 $1,038
July San Francisco Sydney American 7/4/16 7/14/16 2 $943
August San Francisco Sydney American 8/8/16 8/17/16 2 $939
September San Francisco Sydney American 9/15/16 9/28/16 2 $937
October San Francisco Sydney Qantas 10/29/16 11/12/16 2 $949
November San Francisco Sydney American 11/10/16 11/23/16 2 $948
December San Francisco Sydney Hawaiian 12/1/16 12/8/16 1 $1,385

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from San Francisco to Sydney

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from San Francisco to Sydney.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$1,766
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$1,766
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$1,765
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$1,765 $1,767
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$1,767

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to Sydney (SFO to SYD)

Your San Francisco to Sydney flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 Sydney is $1,143.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Sydney is $1,183.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from San Francisco to Sydney.

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Sydney
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Qantas 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 23:25 23:25
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 22:55 22:55

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Sydney (SFO to SYD)

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 Sydney. 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 Sydney is $1,177.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Sydney is $1,143.

San Francisco to Sydney Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Sydney?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Sydney flight time is 14 hours and 45 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Sydney?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Sydney is 7421 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Sydney?
Answer: There are 13 direct flights from San Francisco to Sydney.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Sydney?
Answer: United Airlines provides 53% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Sydney.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Sydney?
Answer: Los Angeles, CA

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Sydney (SFO to SYD)

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco to Sydney 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 Sydney.

San Francisco to Sydney
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American LAX X X X X X X X
Air Canada YVR X X X X X X X
Air Canada YYC / YVR X X X X X X X
Air India DEL X
Air China PEK X X X X X
China Airlines TPE X X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
China Southern CAN X X X X
China Southern WUH / CAN X X X X X X X
Delta LAX X X X X X X X
Delta SLC / LAX X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
Hawaiian HNL X X X X
Hawaiian OGG / HNL X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X X X X X
China Eastern PVG X X X X X X X
China Eastern PVG / NKG X X X
Air New Zealand AKL X X X X X X
Asiana ICN X X X X X
Philippine MNL X X X X X X X
Qantas - X X X X X X
Singapore HKG / SIN X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X
United LAX X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in San Francisco and Sydney, 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 $272
San Francisco to Los Angeles American, Alaska, United, Virgin America $134
San Francisco to Chicago American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, United, Virgin America $187
San Francisco to Atlanta American, Alaska, Frontier, United $198

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Melbourne American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin America $992
San Francisco to Brisbane American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin America $1,018
San Francisco to Canberra American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,246
San Francisco to Newcastle American, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin America Check Dates
San Francisco to Tokyo American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, JAL, All Nippon, United, Virgin America, Island Air $1,010
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 Bangkok American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Bangkok, Thai, United $713
San Francisco to Auckland American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Air New Zealand, United, Virgin America, Island Air $747
San Francisco to Hong Kong American, Alaska, JetBlue, Cathay, Hawaiian, Hong Kong, Singapore, United, Great Lakes $668
San Francisco to Gold Coast American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin America $1,282
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 Adelaide American, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Virgin America $1,233
San Francisco to Delhi Jet Airways, American, Air India, Alaska, JetBlue, United, Great Lakes $951

Cheap International Flights to Sydney - SYD

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Sydney American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,168
Oakland to Sydney American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, Island Air $997
San Jose to Sydney American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,081
Reno to Sydney American, Alaska, JetBlue, Hawaiian, Jetstar, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,168
Fresno to Sydney American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,474
Monterey to Sydney American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,350
Santa Rosa to Sydney American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia Check Dates
San Jose to Melbourne American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,105
Sacramento to Melbourne American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,258
Oakland to Melbourne American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,369
Sacramento to Canberra American, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Oakland to Canberra American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia Check Dates
Sacramento to Brisbane American, Alaska, Hawaiian, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,246
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Sydney, AU, Australia, from $939 Round trip from SFO to SYD