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Sydney (SYD) to California

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to LAX flight in 2021: compare Sydney to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Sydney to California?

Users have found that booking a flight from Sydney to California at least 61 days early can save you up to 5% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Sydney to California for as little as $1,005 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,005 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to California?

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to California from Sydney average $979. You can even find prices in March for less than $979, as users have found deals to California from as low as $691. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to California from Sydney. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 56%.

Cheap flights from Sydney to California in July, August 2021

The best prices found for SYD to California flights in July, August
12 Aug - 11 Nov
$1,975pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 Aug - 31 Oct
$2,016pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Aug - 11 Nov
$2,119pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Sydney found for this year
3 Dec - 3 Mar
$1,302pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 Dec - 31 Mar
$1,304pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
22 Oct - 14 Nov
$1,326pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to California from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to California direct flight deals
5 Oct - 16 Mar
$1,703pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
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LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
27 Sep - 6 Mar
$1,705pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
26 Sep - 9 Mar
$1,770pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to California

Late deals on return flights to California from Sydney, departing today and this week
5 Aug - 27 Aug
$4,558pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
5 Aug - 27 Aug
$4,907pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
5 Aug - 27 Aug
$5,029pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to California from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to California
02:15 - 08:55
Fiji Airways
1 stop
24h 40m
SYD - LAX
Fiji Airways
07:35 - 04:10
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
13h 35m
SYD - LAX
Virgin Atlantic
$1,029
Kiwi.com
03:50 - 16:50
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
30h 00m
SYD - LAX
Singapore Airlines
$1,044
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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to California

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sydney to California?

Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD), located 7.5 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly out of when you book flights from Sydney to California.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to California to control the spread of COVID-19?

Philippine Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to California. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to California that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, and Air New Zealand. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Sydney to California for under $1,353 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to California for under $1,353. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Japan Airlines for just $1,302, but on average you can expect to pay $1,381.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to California for under $1,759 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to California under $1,759. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to California is less than $2,805.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to California for under $4,600?

There are currently 19+ open flights from Sydney to California within the next 7 days for less than $4,600.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 20,058 users have taken a look at flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to California.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sydney to California?

When booking a flight from Sydney to California, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Air Canada or Air China as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the most popular routes from Sydney to California?

When deciding which route to take from Sydney to California, consider Sydney Kingsford Smith - Los Angeles, Sydney Kingsford Smith - San Francisco or Sydney Kingsford Smith - Ontario, as they are the most popular.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to California?

The cheapest flight price from Sydney to California is $469. On average you can expect to pay $2,241. The most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for $1,228.

What are the most reliable airlines from Sydney to California?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Sydney to California consider choosing Air New Zealand(100%), Lufthansa(100%) or United Airlines(95%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to California?

For as low as $3,144, United Airlines can have you in California from Sydney in 13h 35m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Sydney to California return?

Japan Airlines, at $1,302, was found to be the cheapest airline from Sydney to California. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Fiji Airways.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Sydney to California one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Fiji Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $856. Virgin Atlantic flights start at $1,028 while deals on Emirates start at $1,031 one-way.

Destination points for flights from Sydney to California

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Destination information for California

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Top 10 airlines flying from Sydney to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
$569 $685 No cancel fee 60%
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Air Canada
$602 $827 No cancel fee 67%
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Air China
$725 $863 No cancel fee 67%
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China Southern
$601 $865 No cancel fee 69%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Southern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Lufthansa
$614 $892 No cancel fee 76%
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Korean Air
$674 $900 No cancel fee 81%
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China Eastern
$613 $909 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Cathay Pacific
$686 $944 No cancel fee 72%
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Asiana Airlines
$669 $948 No cancel fee 76%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Asiana Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Hawaiian Airlines
$563 $960 No cancel fee 85%
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