Cheap flights from Sydney to Los Angeles

The best prices from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Los Angeles are usually found in March or August, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Sydney to Los Angeles

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to LAX flight in 2022: compare Sydney to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.

SYD - LAX

Price

$593 - $1,131

LAX

Temperature

14 - 23 °C

LAX

Precipitation

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

$823

From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Los Angeles

One-way from

$455

One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Los Angeles

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 $1,031 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,031.

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 $1,004 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $709.

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 January, February 2022

The best prices found for SYD to LAX flights in January, February
23 Jan. - 31 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

22h 20m
LAX

Los Angeles

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

18h 55m
$1,078

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 18/1/22

15 Feb. - 7 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

16h 50m
LAX

Los Angeles

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

18h 55m
$1,125

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 19/1/22

15 Feb. - 7 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

16h 50m
LAX

Los Angeles

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

18h 55m
$1,128

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 18/1/22

Sydney to Los Angeles 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Sydney found for this year
9 May - 25 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

30h 15m
LAX

Los Angeles

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

27h 45m
$957

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

9 May - 25 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

21h 15m
LAX

Los Angeles

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

27h 45m
$963

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

24 Mar. - 6 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

23h 05m
LAX

Los Angeles

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

38h 45m
$980

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Direct flights to Los Angeles from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to Los Angeles direct flight deals
17 Feb. - 20 Apr.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

13h 50m
LAX

Los Angeles

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

15h 00m
$1,460

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 19/1/22

3 Mar. - 13 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

13h 50m
LAX

Los Angeles

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

14h 50m
$1,462

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 20/1/22

15 Feb. - 7 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

Nonstop

13h 35m
LAX

Los Angeles

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

15h 05m
$1,464

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 18/1/22

Last-minute flights from Sydney to Los Angeles

Late deals on return flights to Los Angeles from Sydney, departing today and this week
26 Jan. - 31 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

16h 55m
LAX

Los Angeles

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

19h 30m
$1,135

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 19/1/22

30 Jan. - 6 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

16h 50m
LAX

Los Angeles

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

18h 45m
$1,136

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 19/1/22

27 Jan. - 4 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

22h 20m
LAX

Los Angeles

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

18h 45m
$1,139

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 20/1/22

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Los Angeles
21 Apr.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

24h 29m
$455

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

7 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

25h 04m
$536

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

14 Jul.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

31h 20m
$538

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 19/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sydney to Los Angeles flights.

It’s a good thing Los Angeles is the biggest city in California – because it’s also one of the most-visited, reeling in over 260 million visitors a year.Some of the most familiar vistas come from the suburbs, where the Hollywood Hills and Venice Beach live. But downtown LA has loads of must-sees, too. Chinatown and Little Tokyo are historically important, while the emerging Arts District serves up murals and warehouses-turned-galleries.Best of all, travelling to Los Angeles is easy, thanks to the choice of direct flights from Sydney.

How long is the flight from Sydney to Los Angeles?

Nonstop flights last between 13 hours 30 minutes and 14 hours long. You could fly indirectly, but it’ll add anything from 2 to 30 hours to your journey time.

Which airlines operate flights from Sydney to Los Angeles?

Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines offer direct flights.Want even more choice? Tons of companies put on flights with stopovers – from Air New Zealand to XiamenAir.

How frequent are flights between Sydney and Los Angeles?

Direct Sydney to Los Angeles flights take off up to 6 times a day. If you don’t mind a stopover – or three – you can choose from up to 80 flights daily.

Which airports serve Sydney and Los Angeles?

Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport and Los Angeles International Airport.

Which direct flight route between Sydney and Los Angeles is cheapest?

It’s usually cheapest to fly from Sydney to Los Angeles in the early morning. Also keep an eye on the daily changes – Monday to Thursday are often the cheapest routes.Los Angeles is a city of famous faces. And we’re not just talking about the resident movie stars and musicians, either – LA is built around neighbourhoods that have been making a name for themselves since the early days of Hollywood.Take Hollywood Boulevard. It deals out the Hollywood Walk of Fame and Grauman’s Chinese Theatre right at the foot of the Hollywood Hills.Meanwhile, Beverly Hills serves up a few miles’ worth of shops, restaurants and bars along Rodeo Drive and Melrose Avenue.Venice Beach is a must-see, too. Here, you can join a motley crew of bodybuilders, hippies, surfers and rollerblades within touching distance of the Pacific.Looking for cheap flights from Sydney to Los Angeles? Try out our smart search engine.

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 11 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.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Los Angeles for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Los Angeles for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $957, but on average you can expect to pay $1,077.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Los Angeles for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to Los Angeles under $1,500. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Los Angeles is less than $1,514.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Los Angeles for under $1,200?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $1,200.

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.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Sydney to Los Angeles round-trip?

Currently priced at $1,084, Air Canada will fly you from Sydney to Los Angeles and back. In addition to Air Canada, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Fiji Airways for as low as $1,114.

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 KLM(86%), Air France(84%) or Delta(84%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Los Angeles?

While on average a flight from Sydney to Los Angeles is generally $2,515, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $488. When looking at the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay $980 for that flight.

Can I fly to Los Angeles from Sydney Kingsford Smith right now?

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 24 hours before departing to Los Angeles.

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

Can I fly back to Sydney Kingsford Smith 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.

Alternative routes for Sydney to Los Angeles

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Top 10 airlines flying from Sydney 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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Delta
Cheapest$608
Average$1,554
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Fiji Airways
Cheapest$705
Average$1,007
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$776
Average$1,105
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Hawaiian Airlines
Cheapest$782
Average$1,206
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time85%
COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
Cheapest$790
Average$954
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$804
Average$1,200
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$805
Average$1,266
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$807
Average$1,097
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$834
Average$1,252
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
Cheapest$835
Average$1,095
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Sydney to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sydney to Los Angeles
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
65%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
11%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
23%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

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
Sunday14daily flights
Monday10daily flights
Tuesday14daily flights
Wednesday10daily flights
Thursday14daily flights
Friday10daily flights
Saturday10daily flights