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Flights from San Francisco to Sydney, Australia Last modified: Sep 27, 2016 2:39 AM

San Francisco to Sydney Last modified: Sep 27, 2016 2:39 AM

We've scanned 23,126,175,300 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Sydney. China Eastern & China Southern frequently offer the best deals on San Francisco to Sydney flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

China Eastern
SFOSYD
Mon 12/5
3 stops
SYDSFO
Sat 12/10
3 stops
$762
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China Southern
SFOSYD
Tue 10/25
2 stops
SYDSFO
Wed 11/9
2 stops
$820
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China Southern
SFOSYD
Thu 10/27
2 stops
SYDSFO
Mon 11/7
2 stops
$820
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China Southern
SFOSYD
Thu 10/27
2 stops
SYDSFO
Thu 11/3
2 stops
$820
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China Southern
SFOSYD
Tue 11/1
2 stops
SYDSFO
Wed 11/9
2 stops
$820
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China Southern
SFOSYD
Thu 11/10
2 stops
SYDSFO
Wed 11/23
2 stops
$820
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Air Canada
SFOSYD
Sun 11/6
2 stops
SYDSFO
Sun 11/13
2 stops
$978
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Air China
SFOSYD
Wed 10/26
1 stop
SYDSFO
Wed 11/2
1 stop
$993
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All Nippon
SFOSYD
Wed 11/23
1 stop
SYDSFO
Mon 12/5
1 stop
$1,010
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All Nippon
SFOSYD
Mon 11/28
1 stop
SYDSFO
Mon 12/5
1 stop
$1,010
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All Nippon
SFOSYD
Mon 11/28
1 stop
SYDSFO
Mon 12/12
1 stop
$1,010
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All Nippon
SFOSYD
Tue 11/29
1 stop
SYDSFO
Tue 12/6
1 stop
$1,010
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All Nippon
SFOSYD
Tue 11/29
1 stop
SYDSFO
Tue 12/13
1 stop
$1,010
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United
SFOSYD
Thu 10/20
1 stop
SYDSFO
Wed 10/26
1 stop
$1,041
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Fiji Airways
SFOSYD
Wed 10/26
2 stops
SYDSFO
Wed 11/2
2 stops
$1,144
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Fiji Airways
SFOSYD
Fri 10/28
2 stops
SYDSFO
Fri 11/11
2 stops
$1,144
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Fiji Airways
SFOSYD
Mon 11/7
2 stops
SYDSFO
Fri 11/18
2 stops
$1,144
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Fiji Airways
SFOSYD
Tue 12/6
2 stops
SYDSFO
Tue 12/13
2 stops
$1,144
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American
SFOSYD
Wed 11/2
2 stops
SYDSFO
Sat 11/12
2 stops
$1,211
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Hawaiian
SFOSYD
Sun 10/30
2 stops
SYDSFO
Wed 11/9
2 stops
$1,220
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Hawaiian
SFOSYD
Sun 10/30
1 stop
SYDSFO
Wed 11/9
1 stop
$1,220
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Hawaiian
SFOSYD
Mon 10/31
1 stop
SYDSFO
Thu 11/10
1 stop
$1,220
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Hawaiian
SFOSYD
Sun 11/6
2 stops
SYDSFO
Mon 11/14
2 stops
$1,220
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Hawaiian
SFOSYD
Mon 11/7
1 stop
SYDSFO
Wed 11/16
1 stop
$1,220
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Qantas
SFOSYD
Mon 11/14
2 stops
SYDSFO
Mon 11/21
2 stops
$1,239
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JAL
SFOSYD
Mon 10/24
2 stops
SYDSFO
Wed 11/2
2 stops
$1,245
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Air New Zealand
SFOSYD
Wed 10/12
2 stops
SYDSFO
Thu 10/27
2 stops
$1,348
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Air New Zealand
SFOSYD
Wed 10/26
2 stops
SYDSFO
Wed 11/2
2 stops
$1,348
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Air New Zealand
SFOSYD
Wed 11/2
2 stops
SYDSFO
Wed 11/16
2 stops
$1,348
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Virgin Australia
SFOSYD
Wed 11/9
2 stops
SYDSFO
Wed 11/16
2 stops
$1,377
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Virgin Australia
SFOSYD
Wed 11/9
2 stops
SYDSFO
Wed 11/23
2 stops
$1,377
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Asiana
SFOSYD
Mon 10/31
1 stop
SYDSFO
Thu 11/10
1 stop
$1,442
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Asiana
SFOSYD
Mon 10/31
1 stop
SYDSFO
Tue 11/15
1 stop
$1,442
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Asiana
SFOSYD
Sun 11/6
1 stop
SYDSFO
Fri 11/11
1 stop
$1,442
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Asiana
SFOSYD
Sun 11/6
1 stop
SYDSFO
Mon 11/14
1 stop
$1,442
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Asiana
SFOSYD
Mon 11/7
1 stop
SYDSFO
Wed 11/16
1 stop
$1,442
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Singapore
SFOSYD
Tue 11/22
3 stops
SYDSFO
Sat 12/10
3 stops
$1,471
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Singapore
SFOSYD
Thu 12/1
3 stops
SYDSFO
Sat 12/10
3 stops
$1,471
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Etihad
SFOSYD
Mon 1/16
1 stop
SYDSFO
Mon 1/30
1 stop
$1,522
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Etihad
SFOSYD
Thu 1/19
1 stop
SYDSFO
Thu 1/26
1 stop
$1,522
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Etihad
SFOSYD
Mon 1/23
1 stop
SYDSFO
Tue 1/31
1 stop
$1,522
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Etihad
SFOSYD
Tue 1/24
1 stop
SYDSFO
Tue 2/7
1 stop
$1,522
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Etihad
SFOSYD
Wed 1/25
1 stop
SYDSFO
Mon 1/30
1 stop
$1,522
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Korean
SFOSYD
Sun 11/13
1 stop
SYDSFO
Wed 11/30
1 stop
$1,920
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Qatar
SFOSYD
Tue 11/1
2 stops
SYDSFO
Tue 11/8
2 stops
$2,316
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Qatar
SFOSYD
Mon 11/7
2 stops
SYDSFO
Wed 11/16
2 stops
$2,316
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Cathay
SFOSYD
Wed 12/21
1 stop
SYDSFO
Tue 12/27
1 stop
$2,862
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British Airways
SFOSYD
Sat 11/12
2 stops
SYDSFO
Sun 11/27
2 stops
$3,517
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British Airways
SFOSYD
Sat 12/3
2 stops
SYDSFO
Mon 12/12
2 stops
$3,517
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Lufthansa
SFOSYD
Wed 12/21
2 stops
SYDSFO
Tue 12/27
2 stops
$4,204
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How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Sydney?

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 $806.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Sydney?

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 Sydney 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 Sydney?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $1,870 $1,036
7-14 days $1,392 $1,028
14-21 days $1,392 $841
21-30 days $1,391 $820
30-60 days $1,392 $785
60-90 days $1,392 $762
90+ days $1,291 $805

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Sydney

We've examined 23,133,250,742 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 Sydney is Monday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$762 $820 $785 $820 $785 $822 $847

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Sydney 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 Sydney flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September San Francisco Sydney China Southern 9/27/16 10/5/16 2 $1,036
October San Francisco Sydney China Southern 10/25/16 11/9/16 2 $820
November San Francisco Sydney China Eastern 11/25/16 12/1/16 2 $785
December San Francisco Sydney China Eastern 12/5/16 12/10/16 3 $762
January San Francisco Sydney China Eastern 1/30/17 2/18/17 3 $908
February San Francisco Sydney China Eastern 2/23/17 3/14/17 2 $859
March San Francisco Sydney China Eastern 3/15/17 3/30/17 3 $805
April San Francisco Sydney China Southern 4/20/17 5/8/17 2 $903

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Sydney

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$1,583
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
$1,583 $1,168
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$1,168 $1,168
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$1,168 $1,188
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$1,188

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Sydney

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 Sydney is $1,457.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Sydney is $1,452.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Sydney - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Qantas 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 23:25 23:25
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 22:35 22:35

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

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Sydney is $1,457.

San Francisco to Sydney Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Sydney?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Sydney flight time is 14 hours and 46 minutes.
Question: How far is Sydney from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Sydney is 7,421 miles (11,942 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Sydney?
Answer: There are 13 direct flights from San Francisco to Sydney.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct 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 in San Francisco flying to Sydney Last modified: Sep 27, 2016 2:39 AMNumber of routes searched: 117Number of itineraries searched: 804,214

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Sydney? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Sydney. 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 Sydney
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Cathay HKG
Air China PEK
Air Canada YVR
China Southern CAN
Air New Zealand AKL
Philippine MNL
American LAX
Emirates DXB
Korean ICN
American -
Singapore SIN
China Airlines TPE
Etihad AUH
American DFW
All Nippon HND
Fiji Airways NAN
British Airways LHR
Hawaiian HNL
Air Canada YYZ
Air China PVG
Air China CTU
American JFK
China Eastern KMG

San Francisco to Sydney Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Sydney. 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

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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 $112
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

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Francisco to Melbourne American, British Airways, Air China, China Airlines, Cathay, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, JAL, Lufthansa, Malaysia, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Qatar, Singapore, Turkish, United, Virgin Australia $802
Flights from San Francisco to Brisbane American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, British Airways, EVA Air, China Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Etihad, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Singapore, United, Virgin Australia $960
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 Newcastle Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $2,547
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 $461
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 $540
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, Ethiopian, 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 Auckland American, Air Canada, Air China, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Korean, All Nippon, Air New Zealand, Qantas, United $896
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, Virgin Atlantic $528
Flights from San Francisco to Gold Coast British Airways, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, JAL, China Eastern, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia $1,102
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 $740
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 $1,050
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 $494

Cheap International Flights to Sydney - SYD

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Sacramento to Sydney American, British Airways, China Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, Korean, China Eastern, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,371
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 $1,010
Flights from Reno to Sydney American, British Airways, Delta, Fiji Airways, JAL, Korean, Qantas, Qatar, United $1,320
Flights from Fresno to Sydney American, British Airways, Delta, Fiji Airways, JAL, Qantas, United $1,611
Flights from Monterey to Sydney American, United $1,869
Flights from Santa Rosa to SydneyCheck Dates
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 $1,201
Flights from Sacramento to CanberraCheck Dates
Flights from Oakland to CanberraCheck Dates
Flights from Sacramento to Brisbane American, China Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Korean, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia $1,534
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Sydney