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Cheap flights from Sydney to Los Angeles

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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
$769 - $1,467
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

$769

From Sydney to Los Angeles

One-way from

$879

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 $964. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $964.

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 $939 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $663. 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 June, July 2021

The best prices found for SYD to LAX flights in June, July
23 Jun - 19 Dec
$1,769pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
31 Jul - 17 Sep
$1,835pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 Jul - 18 Oct
$1,854pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from Sydney found for this year
19 Oct - 4 Apr
$1,230pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
4 Sep - 1 Oct
$1,275pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
7 Sep - 22 Sep
$1,276pp
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
19 Oct - 4 Apr
$1,564pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
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SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Dec - 26 Jan
$1,959pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
4 Dec - 26 Jan
$1,974pp
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
19 Jun - 27 Jun
$2,061pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
21 Jun - 2 Aug
$3,107pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
21 Jun - 2 Aug
$3,120pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Los Angeles from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Los Angeles
02:15 - 08:40
Fiji Airways
1 stop
23h 25m
SYD - LAX
Fiji Airways
$880
BudgetAir
13:50 - 08:40
Air New Zealand
2 stops
35h 50m
SYD - LAX
Air New Zealand
$999
SnapTravelAir
05:55 - 02:45
American Airlines
Direct
13h 50m
SYD - LAX
American Airlines

Related info for your journey

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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 8 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.

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.

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 $1,297 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Los Angeles for under $1,297. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $1,275, but on average you can expect to pay $1,372.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Los Angeles for under $1,686 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to Los Angeles under $1,686. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to Los Angeles is less than $2,109.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to Los Angeles for under $2,075?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to Los Angeles within the next 7 days for less than $2,075.

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 13 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 40m. United Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $1,570. 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, Fiji Airways ($1,276), and Japan Airlines ($1,449) 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 Fiji Airways, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $879. However, be on the lookout for offers from Air New Zealand and Virgin Atlantic, 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

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

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to Los Angeles.
Today's exchange rate
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Average temperature for June in Los Angeles
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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.
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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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
8 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
6 daily flights
Wednesday
8 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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