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The best prices from Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Diego are usually found in May or April, booked 19 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Wednesday

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Sydney (SYD) to San Diego (SAN)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to SAN flight in 2021: compare Sydney to San Diego flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Diego.
SYD - SAN
Price
$751 - $1,341
SAN
Temperature
14 - 22 °C
SAN
Precipitation
0 - 58 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 33% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop

Average price

$1,749

Average for round-trip flights in December 2021

Round-trip from

$1,052

From Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Diego

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to San Diego?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Diego from Sydney. Users have commonly found prices around $1,263 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $987. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in January.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Sydney to San Diego?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 24% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to San Diego (SYD - SAN)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Sydney to San Diego in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 23% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sydney to San Diego?

To save up to 19% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 20 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Sydney to San Diego from $1,204 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,440 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from Sydney to San Diego in December, January 2022

The best prices found for SYD to SAN flights in December, January
27 Jan - 3 Mar
$1,209pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
16 Jan - 2 Feb
$1,498pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
27 Jan - 3 Mar
$1,543pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Hawaiian Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Hawaiian Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Diego 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Diego from Sydney found for this year
7 Dec - 27 Dec
$1,850pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2 Dec - 9 Dec
$1,854pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
18 Dec - 1 Jan
$2,179pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to San Diego

Late deals on return flights to San Diego from Sydney, departing today and this week
7 Dec - 27 Dec
$1,850pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
7 Dec - 27 Dec
$2,309pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
7 Dec - 27 Dec
$2,879pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
SAN
San Diego
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
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One-way flights to San Diego from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to San Diego
16:40 - 15:10
Hawaiian Airlines
1 stop
17h 30m
SYD - SAN
Hawaiian Airlines
$1,287
Hawaiian Airlines
16:40 - 17:00
Hawaiian Airlines
2 stops
19h 20m
SYD - SAN
Hawaiian Airlines
$1,280
Hawaiian Airlines
13:40 - 16:10
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
45h 30m
SYD - SAN
Multiple Airlines
$1,378
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to San Diego

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

Virgin Australia, United Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to San Diego for under $1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,209, but on average you can expect to pay $2,542.

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

There are currently 5+ open flights from Sydney to San Diego within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

How popular is this Sydney to San Diego flight route?

Within the past month, 622 users have taken a look at flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Diego.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Sydney to San Diego round-trip?

Hawaiian Airlines, at $1,543, was found to be the cheapest airline from Sydney to San Diego.Alternate airlines flying return to your destination include Singapore Airlines and Delta.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sydney to San Diego?

The most popular airlines flying from Sydney to San Diego are American Airlines, Air Canada and Delta. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to San Diego?

On average you can expect to pay $1,213 for a flight from Sydney to San Diego. The cheapest flight overall is $713 while the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - San Diego) is currently priced at $1,209.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for San Diego, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Diego from Sydney?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Diego

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

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 San Diego.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering San Diego.

Do I need a test to fly back to Sydney from San Diego?

Returning to Sydney Kingsford Smith from San Diego

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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Alternative routes for Sydney to San Diego

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Destination information for San Diego

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to San Diego.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.72
Average temperature for December in San Diego
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for December in San Diego
62.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing San Diego

Top 8 airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Diego

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to San Diego 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
Hawaiian Airlines
$900 $1,263 No cancel fee 85%
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Air Canada
$952 $1,210 No cancel fee 67%
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Delta
$963 $1,274 No cancel fee N/A
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Virgin Australia
$1,011 $1,346 No cancel fee 80%
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American Airlines
$1,012 $1,444 No cancel fee 71%
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United Airlines
$1,021 $1,503 No cancel fee 69%
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Air New Zealand
$1,032 $1,172 No cancel fee 78%
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Qantas Airways
$1,071 $1,597 No cancel fee 74%
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