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

Flights from Sydney to California lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Sydney to California in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at $682.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to California (SYD - CA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Sydney to California as you normally would.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sydney to California?

To save on the cost of your flight from Sydney to California, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 5% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $992 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $992.

Cheap flights from Sydney to California in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SYD to California flights in October, November
27 Nov - 3 Dec
$1,238pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
27 Nov - 3 Dec
$1,241pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 Nov - 9 Dec
$1,242pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney Kingsford Smith to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Sydney found for this year
11 Dec - 29 Jan
$1,206pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
7 Dec - 7 Mar
$1,210pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
11 Dec - 29 Jan
$1,211pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to California from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to California direct flight deals
14 Apr - 24 Apr
$1,557pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 Apr - 24 Apr
$1,560pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Feb - 21 Feb
$1,598pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
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
1 Nov - 13 Dec
$1,275pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2 Nov - 6 Nov
$1,275pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Nov - 7 Nov
$1,278pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to California from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to California
16:40 - 18:15
Hawaiian Airlines
1 stop
20h 35m
SYD - LAX
Hawaiian Airlines
$805
Hawaiian Airlines
14:20 - 17:22
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
22h 02m
SYD - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$845
Travelgenio
09:10 - 07:10
Fiji Airways
1 stop
17h 00m
SYD - LAX
Fiji Airways
$847
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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.

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.

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.

Can I find flights from Sydney to California for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to California for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,026, but on average you can expect to pay $1,188.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to California for under $1,600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to California under $1,600. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to California is less than $1,641.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to California for under $1,300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to California within the next 7 days for less than $1,300.

What days are direct flights available from Sydney to California?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Saturday.

How popular is this Sydney to California flight route?

This flight path from Sydney Kingsford Smith to California was viewed by 20,058 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Sydney to California on average per day?

2 flight departures from Sydney to California per day on average.
Morning (6am - Midday) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Sydney to California?

There are many flights that can get you from Sydney to California in 16h 50m. Fly via Fiji Airways to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 12128 km.

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

Before booking your flight from Sydney to California, check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air Canada or Air China.

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 American Airlines(95%), Alaska Airlines(95%) or United Airlines(94%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to California?

On average you can expect to pay $2,211 for a flight from Sydney to California. The cheapest flight overall is $463 while the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Los Angeles) is currently priced at $1,163.

What are the most popular routes from Sydney to California?

The most popular route from Sydney to California is Sydney Kingsford Smith - Los Angeles. You may also consider Sydney Kingsford Smith - San Francisco or Sydney Kingsford Smith - Ontario.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for California (CA)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to California from Sydney?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Sydney Kingsford Smith to California

Most visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter California.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering California.

Do I need a test to fly back to Sydney from California?

Returning to Sydney Kingsford Smith from California

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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Top 10 airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith 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
Delta
$585 $1,355 No cancel fee N/A
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Fiji Airways
$678 $969 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$695 $1,088 No cancel fee 78%
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Hawaiian Airlines
$752 $1,282 No cancel fee 85%
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Philippine Airlines
$760 $914 No cancel fee 60%
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Virgin Australia
$774 $1,260 No cancel fee 80%
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American Airlines
$775 $1,306 No cancel fee 71%
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United Airlines
$777 $1,224 No cancel fee 69%
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China Southern
$803 $1,155 No cancel fee 69%
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Air Canada
$804 $1,105 No cancel fee 67%
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