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Cheap flights from San Francisco to Australia from $593

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to Australia departing on 17/4. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SFO — SYD
5 Mar — 12 Mar1
1 adult
Tue 5/3
Tue 12/3

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Australia?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 45 days in advance, which can save you up to 63% on flights from San Francisco to Australia compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 45 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $2,243. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $2,707.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Australia?

Flights from San Francisco to Australia lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Francisco to Australia in October, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,122.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Australia (SFO - AU)?

When flying from San Francisco to Australia, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap Fiji Airways flights from San Francisco to Australia

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Fiji Airways for the route between San Francisco and Australia. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Peruse some of the lowest-priced Fiji Airways flights we've found from San Francisco to Australia. Deals update often to give you more flight options matching your criteria
Sat 13/423:35SFO - SYD
1 stop19h 10mFiji Airways
Tue 7/513:15SYD - SFO
1 stop17h 30mFiji Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,250
Sat 16/323:35SFO - SYD
1 stop18h 55mFiji Airways
Thu 21/306:15SYD - SFO
1 stop25h 05mFiji Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,313
Thu 8/823:35SFO - SYD
1 stop19h 40mFiji Airways
Sat 24/813:45SYD - SFO
1 stop16h 40mFiji Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,319
Tue 12/323:35SFO - SYD
1 stop18h 55mFiji Airways
Sat 23/314:30SYD - SFO
1 stop16h 50mFiji Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,324
Thu 11/423:35SFO - SYD
1 stop19h 40mFiji Airways
Tue 7/506:15SYD - SFO
1 stop24h 30mFiji Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,357
Tue 12/323:35SFO - SYD
1 stop18h 55mFiji Airways
Tue 19/306:15SYD - SFO
1 stop25h 05mFiji Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,370
Sun 7/423:35SFO - SYD
1 stop19h 10mFiji Airways
Tue 16/413:15SYD - SFO
1 stop17h 10mFiji Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,411
Sat 16/323:35SFO - SYD
1 stop18h 55mFiji Airways
Tue 26/314:00SYD - SFO
1 stop17h 20mFiji Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,423
Sat 9/322:35SFO - SYD
1 stop18h 55mFiji Airways
Sat 23/314:30SYD - SFO
1 stop16h 50mFiji Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,463

Cheap American Airlines flights from San Francisco to Australia

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by American Airlines for the route between San Francisco and Australia. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Have a look at some of the cheapest available American Airlines flights departing from San Francisco and landing in Australia. If these deals don't fit your criteria, make sure to check back soon as new deals are always added.
Wed 27/318:59SFO - SYD
1 stop20h 01mAmerican Airlines
Fri 5/410:15SYD - SFO
1 stop17h 40mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,331
Wed 27/316:39SFO - SYD
2 stops22h 21mAmerican Airlines
Fri 5/410:15SYD - SFO
1 stop17h 40mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,339
Thu 28/310:33SFO - SYD
1 stop28h 27mAmerican Airlines
Thu 4/410:15SYD - SFO
1 stop22h 06mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,408
Fri 29/316:26SFO - SYD
2 stops22h 34mAmerican Airlines
Fri 5/410:15SYD - SFO
1 stop17h 40mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,416

Cheap San Francisco to Australia flights in March & April 2024

Find cheap flight options from San Francisco to Australia specifically for the months of March and April 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Prices were last updated on 1 March 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from San Francisco to Australia in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Tue 26/306:20SFO - SYD
1 stop32h 00mMultiple Airlines
Tue 2/416:00SYD - SFO
2 stops36h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$1,288
Wed 27/310:57SFO - MEL
1 stop27h 33mUnited Airlines
Fri 5/411:55MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 10mUnited Airlines
Deal found 27/2$1,299
Wed 27/316:32SFO - SYD
1 stop22h 33mUnited Airlines
Fri 5/411:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,307
Wed 27/323:50SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 25mUnited Airlines
Fri 5/411:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,310
Sat 16/323:35SFO - SYD
1 stop18h 55mFiji Airways
Thu 21/314:00SYD - SFO
1 stop17h 20mFiji Airways
Deal found 27/2$1,313
Tue 26/319:55SFO - SYD
1 stop19h 10mUnited Airlines
Sat 30/312:10SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 27/2$1,314
Wed 27/310:57SFO - SYD
1 stop28h 08mUnited Airlines
Fri 5/411:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,316
Tue 26/322:56SFO - MEL
1 stop39h 34mUnited Airlines
Fri 5/411:55MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 10mUnited Airlines
Deal found 27/2$1,317
Tue 12/323:35SFO - SYD
1 stop18h 55mFiji Airways
Sat 23/314:30SYD - SFO
1 stop16h 50mFiji Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,324

San Francisco to Australia 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between San Francisco and Australia in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Check out some of the best flight deals from San Francisco to Australia in 2024. Check back regularly for other flight deals.
Wed 17/408:55SFO - SYD
1 stop36h 45mMultiple Airlines
Thu 25/416:20SYD - SFO
1 stop45h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,179
Sun 14/408:25SFO - SYD
2 stops37h 15mMultiple Airlines
Thu 25/416:20SYD - SFO
1 stop45h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,191
Tue 16/419:42SFO - SYD
2 stops49h 58mMultiple Airlines
Thu 25/416:20SYD - SFO
1 stop21h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,204
Sun 14/407:10SFO - SYD
1 stop38h 30mMultiple Airlines
Thu 25/416:20SYD - SFO
1 stop21h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,251
Sun 14/408:25SFO - SYD
2 stops37h 15mMultiple Airlines
Sat 27/416:20SYD - SFO
1 stop45h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,261
Wed 17/408:55SFO - SYD
1 stop36h 45mMultiple Airlines
Wed 24/408:15SYD - SFO
2 stops53h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,265
Wed 10/408:25SFO - SYD
2 stops37h 15mMultiple Airlines
Thu 18/416:20SYD - SFO
1 stop21h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,271
Tue 26/306:20SFO - SYD
1 stop32h 00mMultiple Airlines
Tue 2/416:00SYD - SFO
2 stops36h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$1,288
Wed 17/408:55SFO - SYD
1 stop36h 45mMultiple Airlines
Sat 27/416:20SYD - SFO
1 stop45h 35mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,297

Direct flights to Australia from San Francisco

Discover direct flight options from San Francisco to Australia. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Take a look at some of the direct flights travelling from San Francisco to Australia in the near future. Select from other flights from San Francisco to Australia by using the search form above.
Wed 27/321:00SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 20mUnited Airlines
Fri 5/411:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,313
Wed 27/300:05SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Fri 5/411:55MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 10mUnited Airlines
Deal found 27/2$1,370
Thu 28/321:00SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 20mUnited Airlines
Fri 5/411:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,387
Thu 28/323:50SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 25mUnited Airlines
Fri 5/411:20SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,390
Sun 17/300:05SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Sun 24/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 27/2$1,483
Sun 10/321:00SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 20mUnited Airlines
Sun 17/314:00SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,499
Sun 10/321:00SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 20mUnited Airlines
Sun 17/314:00SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,500
Wed 27/300:05SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Sat 6/411:55MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 10mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,548
Fri 15/300:05SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Tue 26/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,560

San Francisco to Australia flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from San Francisco to Australia for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Have a look at some of the flights available from San Francisco to Australia departing last-minute. Users should double check the flight they book to ensure it matches the day, time, and destination they're looking for.
Thu 7/322:35SFO - SYD
1 stop19h 25mFiji Airways
Thu 14/306:15SYD - SFO
1 stop25h 05mFiji Airways
Deal found 28/2$1,313
Thu 7/311:40SFO - BNE
1 stop26h 50mAir Canada
Wed 13/309:45BNE - SFO
1 stop23h 10mAir Canada
Deal found 28/2$1,425
Tue 5/319:45SFO - SYD
1 stop19h 40mAir New Zealand
Wed 20/313:45SYD - SFO
1 stop16h 20mAir New Zealand
Deal found 29/2$1,427
Sat 9/322:35SFO - SYD
1 stop18h 55mFiji Airways
Sat 23/314:30SYD - SFO
1 stop16h 50mFiji Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,463
Sun 10/311:40SFO - SYD
1 stop26h 40mAir Canada
Thu 21/310:20SYD - SFO
1 stop18h 20mAir Canada
Deal found 29/2$1,467
Tue 5/319:45SFO - SYD
1 stop18h 05mAir New Zealand
Wed 20/309:20SYD - SFO
2 stops20h 45mAir New Zealand
Deal found 29/2$1,471
Tue 5/319:45SFO - SYD
2 stops26h 10mAir New Zealand
Wed 20/309:20SYD - SFO
2 stops20h 45mAir New Zealand
Deal found 29/2$1,488
Sun 10/321:00SFO - SYD
Nonstop15h 20mUnited Airlines
Sun 17/314:00SYD - SFO
Nonstop13h 45mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,499
Thu 7/313:05SFO - BNE
2 stops25h 25mAir Canada
Wed 13/309:45BNE - SFO
2 stops43h 36mAir Canada
Deal found 28/2$1,500

One-way flights to Australia from San Francisco

Search for one-way flight options from San Francisco to Australia. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from San Francisco to Australia, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. Users needing a return flight from San Francisco to Australia should utilise the search form above.
Wed 17/408:55SFO - SYD
1 stop36h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$593
Sat 13/414:40SFO - SYD
2 stops55h 00mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$624
Thu 4/422:38SFO - SYD
3 stops47h 02mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$641
Mon 24/607:50SFO - SYD
1 stop37h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$666
Sat 13/421:47SFO - SYD
3 stops47h 53mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$670
Wed 29/507:50SFO - SYD
1 stop37h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$696
Wed 26/607:50SFO - SYD
1 stop37h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$699
Wed 29/508:55SFO - SYD
2 stops36h 45mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$716
Sun 23/607:50SFO - SYD
1 stop37h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$718

Find flights from San Francisco to Australia within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from San Francisco to Australia that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

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Any airport

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$1,173 - $1,603

Route

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Return

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San FranciscoSydney Kingsford Smith

SFO - SYD

SFOSYD

San Francisco

Wed 17/4

1 stop36h 45m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Thu 25/4

1 stop21h 35m

$1,173

San FranciscoSydney Kingsford Smith

SFO - SYD

SFOSYD

San Francisco

Sat 13/4

1 stop19h 10m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 7/5

1 stop17h 30m

$1,250

San FranciscoMelbourne

SFO - MEL

SFOMEL

San Francisco

Wed 27/3

1 stop27h 33m

Melbourne

Fri 5/4

Nonstop14h 10m

$1,299

San FranciscoSydney Kingsford Smith

SFO - SYD

SFOSYD

San Francisco

Wed 27/3

1 stop20h 01m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Fri 5/4

1 stop17h 40m

$1,331

San FranciscoBrisbane

SFO - BNE

SFOBNE

San Francisco

Mon 18/3

1 stop21h 50m

Brisbane

Tue 9/4

1 stop22h 55m

$1,351

San FranciscoSydney Kingsford Smith

SFO - SYD

SFOSYD

San Francisco

Sun 14/4

1 stop17h 45m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sun 28/4

1 stop18h 00m

$1,422

San FranciscoSydney Kingsford Smith

SFO - SYD

SFOSYD

San Francisco

Mon 12/8

2 stops20h 20m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Wed 21/8

2 stops23h 54m

$1,431

San FranciscoMelbourne

SFO - MEL

SFOMEL

San Francisco

Sun 25/8

1 stop37h 40m

Melbourne

Fri 6/9

1 stop29h 50m

$1,600

San FranciscoSydney Kingsford Smith

SFO - SYD

SFOSYD

San Francisco

Sun 14/4

2 stops42h 20m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sun 21/4

2 stops38h 10m

$1,603

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Reviews of airlines servicing Australia

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Australia. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Australia. Reviews last updated 1 March 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with Fiji Airways, American Airlines and Air New Zealand from San Francisco to Australia to help guide your decision. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Overall

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.7

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.5

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.6
Very Good
78 reviews
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Overall

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.7

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.5

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.5
Very Good
668 reviews
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Overall

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.7

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.5

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.5
Very Good
1,034 reviews
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Overall

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.7

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.5

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.4
Very Good
1,476 reviews
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Overall

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.7

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.5

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.4
Very Good
1,671 reviews
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Overall

8.6

Comfort

8.0

Food

7.7

Boarding

8.4

Crew

8.8

Entertainment

7.5

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

Related info for your journey

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What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to Australia?

San Francisco (SFO) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from San Francisco to Australia. It is only a 19.0 km journey to San Francisco (SFO) from San Francisco’s city centre.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Australia for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Australia for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,173, but on average you can expect to pay $1,327.

Are there direct flights from San Francisco to Australia for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Australia under $1,400. A good price for a direct flight from San Francisco to Australia is less than $1,551.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Australia for under $1,400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Australia within the next 7 days for less than $1,400.

How popular is this San Francisco to Australia flight route?

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Francisco to Australia one-way?

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $722 on Air New Zealand. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Fiji Airways from $842 and Hawaiian Airlines from $858 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from San Francisco to Australia?

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Francisco to Australia?

What are the most reliable airlines from San Francisco to Australia?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from San Francisco to Australia on time: American Airlines (83%), Alaska Airlines (83%), Qantas Airways (83%).

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Australia?

While on average a flight from San Francisco to Australia is generally $1,409, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $686. When looking at the most popular route, (San Francisco - Sydney Kingsford Smith), you can expect to pay $1,273 for that flight.

What does SFO to SYD mean?

SFO and SYD are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. SFO to SYD refers to a flight route from San Francisco Airport to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. This flight route has multiple associated airports, so we think it might be helpful to learn the name and codes of them as well. They are Melbourne Airport (MEL), Brisbane Airport (BNE), Perth Airport (PER), Adelaide Airport (ADL), Coolangatta Gold Coast Airport (OOL).

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