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SYD - LAX
Price
$759 - $1,448
LAX
Temperature
20 - 32 °C
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 123 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

$759

From Sydney to Los Angeles

One-way from

$957

One-way flight from Sydney 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?

Users have found that flying from Sydney to Los Angeles on a Saturday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 5% on flights from Sydney to Los Angeles compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $952. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $952.

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

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles from Sydney. Users have commonly found prices around $927 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $654. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

It’s typically best to fly out from Sydney to Los Angeles at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 28% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Los Angeles in March, April 2021

1 Apr - 15 Nov
$1,666pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Apr - 15 Nov
$1,670pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Apr - 15 Nov
$1,674pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

17 Nov - 26 Nov
$1,039pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
8 Sep - 12 Sep
$1,046pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
11 Oct - 26 Oct
$1,077pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to Los Angeles from Sydney

1 Apr - 15 Nov
$1,696pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2 Aug - 18 Aug
$1,880pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
18 May - 28 Jan
$1,945pp
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

14 Mar - 17 Jun
$1,979pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 Mar - 17 Jun
$2,511pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 Mar - 17 Jun
$2,555pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Sydney

05:10 - 02:00
American Airlines
Direct
13h 50m
SYD - LAX
American Airlines
06:20 - 02:05
Delta
Direct
13h 45m
SYD - LAX
Delta
$962
Delta
06:30 - 16:14
United Airlines
1 stop
26h 44m
SYD - LAX
United Airlines
$971
United

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From Sydney to Los Angeles

Can I find flights from Sydney to Los Angeles for under $1,153 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Los Angeles for under $1,153. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Philippine Airlines for just $1,115, but on average you can expect to pay $1,479.

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 and Delta 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.

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.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Los Angeles for under $1,793 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to Los Angeles under $1,793. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Los Angeles is less than $2,543.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Los Angeles for under $2,049?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Sydney to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $2,049.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Los Angeles have been viewed 20,058 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Sydney or Los Angeles?

When travelling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in Sydney is roughly greater than that of Los Angeles. You can assume this to be the case over the next 15 days.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 32 °C range in August. The weather in Los Angeles is generally hotter than Sydney's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Los Angeles?

A quick flight from Sydney to Los Angeles can take about 13h 50m. American Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $1,671. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

According to our current data, Philippine Airlines ($1,116), Fiji Airways ($1,289), and Hawaiian Airlines ($1,307) offers the cheapest pricing from Sydney to Los Angeles.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Qantas Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $909. However, be on the lookout for offers from United Airlines and American Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from Sydney to Los Angeles for a low price.

Alternative routes for Sydney to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.79
Flight duration
14h 27m
Average temperature for March in Los Angeles
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in Los Angeles
34.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 10 airlines flying from Sydney to Los Angeles

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
$569 $688 No cancel fee 60%
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Lufthansa
$614 $776 No cancel fee 76%
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Air Canada
$602 $789 No cancel fee 67%
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Air China
$725 $863 No cancel fee 67%
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Hawaiian Airlines
$563 $869 No cancel fee 85%
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Cathay Pacific
$686 $883 No cancel fee 72%
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China Southern
$601 $902 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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Korean Air
$674 $915 No cancel fee 81%
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China Eastern
$613 $933 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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Asiana Airlines
$669 $933 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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Tuesday
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