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Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Sydney to Los Angeles


Flight duration

13 hrs 22 mins

Airports servicing Sydney

  • Kingsford Smith (SYD)

Airports close to Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles International (LAX)

Avg temp for November in Los Angeles

22.2 °C

Average rainfall for November in Los Angeles

15.2 mm
How much do things cost?
Sydney is 6% more expensive than Los Angeles
Pair of Nike shoes
Los Angeles 64
Sydney 88
Bottle of wine
Los Angeles 11
Sydney 12
Loaf of white bread
Los Angeles 3
Sydney 2
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 litre)
Los Angeles 2
Sydney 2
Additional useful information for Los Angeles

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.

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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sydney to Los Angeles flights.
Flight FAQs
From Sydney to Los Angeles
Which is the best aircraft?
The most frequently used plane is a Boeing 747-400 (Domestic)
How many passenger seats are available on a flight on this route?
There are 2422 spaces available each day
What percent of flights are delayed?
To Los Angeles, there is a delay of 13.1% from Sydney
What is the best airline?
To Los Angeles, Qantas Airways Limited operates 55 flights from Sydney
What is the average flight cancellation?
To Los Angeles, the average cancellation rate for flights from Sydney is 2.9%
What is the average delay time?
From Sydney, there is an average delay of 42 mins for flights to Los Angeles
How often are flights diverted?
To Los Angeles, diversions are not a regular occurrence on flights from Sydney
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