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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to Los Angeles (LAX)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to LAX flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
SYD - LAX
Price
$818 - $1,559
LAX
Temperature
14 - 23 °C
LAX
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0 - 87 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

€818

From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Los Angeles

One-way from

$666

One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Los Angeles

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to Los Angeles?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 11% on the overall cost on flights from Sydney to Los Angeles.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from Sydney to Los Angeles, 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 $1,024 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,024.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to Los Angeles?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to Los Angeles. Flights to Los Angeles from Sydney in March are about $998 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $705.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Los Angeles (SYD - LAX)?

It’s optimal to fly from Sydney to Los Angeles at midday. By choosing this option you can save up to 28% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Los Angeles in September, October 2021

The best prices found for SYD to LAX flights in September, October
20 Oct - 1 Jul
$1,445pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
17 Oct - 30 Nov
$1,841pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Oct - 30 Jan
$1,849pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney Kingsford Smith to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Sydney found for this year
8 Dec - 23 Mar
$1,266pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Dec - 9 Feb
$1,286pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
25 Nov - 23 Feb
$1,295pp
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 Los Angeles from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Los Angeles direct flight deals
2 Feb - 22 Mar
$1,515pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
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SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Mar - 16 Mar
$1,518pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
22 Feb - 22 Mar
$1,537pp
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 Los Angeles

Late deals on return flights to Los Angeles from Sydney, departing today and this week
2 Oct - 30 Jan
$1,867pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Oct - 30 Jan
$2,046pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
30 Sep - 10 Jan
$2,111pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
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Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Los Angeles
06:35 - 12:55
Philippine Airlines
1 stop
25h 20m
SYD - LAX
Philippine Airlines
$666
Gotogate
17:40 - 19:55
Hawaiian Airlines
2 stops
44h 15m
SYD - LAX
Hawaiian Airlines
$747
Hawaiian Airlines
01:15 - 05:50
Fiji Airways
1 stop
23h 35m
SYD - LAX
Fiji Airways
$939
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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Los Angeles

What airports do I use to fly from Sydney to Los Angeles?

If you wish to fly to Los Angeles from Sydney, then you need to book flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Los Angeles. There are 6 flights from Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Los Angeles (LAX) per day to choose from. Flights to Los Angeles from Kingsford Smith are available from 19 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 13h 35m is how long a nonstop flight from Sydney to Los Angeles typically takes.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, and Fiji Airways flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Los Angeles have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Los Angeles include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Los Angeles for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Los Angeles for under $1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $1,242, but on average you can expect to pay $1,284.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to Los Angeles under $1,600. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Los Angeles is less than $1,652.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Los Angeles for under $1,900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

What days are direct flights available from Sydney to Los Angeles?

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

How popular is this Sydney to Los Angeles flight route?

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

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

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

How long is the flight from Sydney to Los Angeles?

Airlines like Fiji Airways, Japan Airlines, and Air New Zealand fly from Sydney to Los Angeles in about 16h 55m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 5h 10m. Airlines will cover a distance of 12128 km. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Sydney to Los Angeles return?

Currently priced at $1,242, Fiji Airways will fly you from Sydney to Los Angeles and back. In addition to Fiji Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Japan Airlines and Air New Zealand - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $1,337 and $1,357, respectively.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $666 on Philippine Airlines. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Hawaiian Airlines from $731 and Fiji Airways from $838 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Los Angeles?

While on average a flight from Sydney to Los Angeles is generally $2,283, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $478. When looking at the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $1,244 for that flight.

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

When booking a flight from Sydney to Los Angeles, 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 reliable airlines from Sydney to Los Angeles?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from Sydney to Los Angeles consider choosing American Airlines(94%), Alaska Airlines(94%) or Qantas Airways(92%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Los Angeles (LAX)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Los Angeles from Sydney?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Los Angeles

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

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 Los Angeles.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Sydney from Los Angeles?

Returning to Sydney Kingsford Smith from Los Angeles

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

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

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Alternative routes for Sydney to Los Angeles

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Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 10 airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Los Angeles 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
$604 $1,544 No cancel fee N/A
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Fiji Airways
$700 $1,001 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$771 $1,098 No cancel fee 78%
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Hawaiian Airlines
$777 $1,199 No cancel fee 85%
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Philippine Airlines
$785 $948 No cancel fee 60%
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Virgin Australia
$799 $1,192 No cancel fee 80%
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American Airlines
$800 $1,258 No cancel fee 71%
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United Airlines
$802 $1,090 No cancel fee 69%
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China Southern
$829 $1,244 No cancel fee 69%
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Air Canada
$830 $1,088 No cancel fee 67%
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Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sydney towards Los Angeles.
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Weekly flight availability
from Sydney to Los Angeles
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sydney to Los Angeles.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
6 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
7 daily flights
Saturday
6 daily flights
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