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Cheap flights from Melbourne to San Francisco International

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Melbourne (MEL) to San Francisco International (SFO)

MEL - SFO
Price
$777 - $1,567

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Average price

$792

Average for round-trip flights in February 2021

Round-trip from

$777

From Melbourne to San Francisco International

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 Melbourne to San Francisco International?

Travellers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 12% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to San Francisco International?

Users have found that booking a flight from Melbourne to San Francisco International at least 61 days early can save you up to 5% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Melbourne to San Francisco International for as little as $1,032 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,037 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to San Francisco International?

Flights from Melbourne to San Francisco International lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Melbourne to San Francisco International in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at $692.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to San Francisco International (MEL - SFO)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Melbourne to San Francisco International in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 19% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to San Francisco International in February, March 2021

9 Mar - 21 Apr
$2,178pp
MEL
Melbourne
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3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
9 Mar - 22 Apr
$2,229pp
MEL
Melbourne
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3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
9 Mar - 24 Apr
$2,232pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
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3 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to San Francisco International 2021 flight deals

7 Nov - 9 Nov
$1,009pp
MEL
Melbourne
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1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
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1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
7 Nov - 9 Nov
$1,013pp
MEL
Melbourne
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1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
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2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
7 Nov - 9 Nov
$1,303pp
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Melbourne
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2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
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2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to San Francisco International from Melbourne

02:00 - 14:15
American Airlines
2 stops
29h 15m
MEL - SFO
American Airlines
10:25 - 18:20
Cathay Pacific
1 stop
24h 55m
MEL - SFO
Cathay Pacific
$1,134
Bravofly
03:00 - 12:25
Delta
2 stops
27h 25m
MEL - SFO
Delta
$1,174
Delta

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to San Francisco International

Can I find flights from Melbourne to San Francisco International for under $1,513 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to San Francisco International for under $1,513. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Cathay Pacific for just $1,480, but on average you can expect to pay $1,744.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Melbourne to San Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Philippine Airlines and Delta are some airlines that have done so. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travellers flying from Melbourne to San Francisco are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, socially-distanced seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand, and United Airlines flying from Melbourne to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to San Francisco International for under $1,513 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Melbourne to San Francisco International, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to San Francisco have been viewed 2,883 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Melbourne or San Francisco?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Melbourne is typically less than San Francisco. We can gather that this will continue over the next 9 days.

Is Melbourne weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Our data indicates that the weather will be 26 °C on average in the month of January. The temperature in San Francisco is typically colder than in Melbourne. If you're traveling when the temperature is at its warmest, push to plan early, as flight price and availability will have an impact on your travels. For the best results, search for flights well in advance or after peak season.

How long does is the flight from Melbourne to San Francisco International?

Departing from Melbourne to San Francisco International will take you 24h 55m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Melbourne to San Francisco International return?

Cathay Pacific, at $1,481, was found to be the cheapest airline from Melbourne to San Francisco International. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Philippine Airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne to San Francisco International one-way?

$1,109 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Delta. You may also be able to find cheap deals on American Airlines and Cathay Pacific, with prices starting from $1,111 and $1,134, respectively.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to San Francisco International

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Airports servicing Melbourne

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Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to San Francisco International

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
$587 $697 No cancel fee 60%
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Fiji Airways
$490 $757 No cancel fee 74%
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Delta
$702 $805 No cancel fee N/A
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China Southern
$558 $806 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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Air Canada
$594 $813 No cancel fee 67%
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Virgin Australia
$587 $845 No cancel fee 80%
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United Airlines
$580 $886 No cancel fee 69%
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China Eastern
$692 $889 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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Lufthansa
$621 $901 No cancel fee 76%
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Air China
$738 $908 No cancel fee 67%
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