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Cheap flights from Melbourne to San Francisco International

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Melbourne (MEL) to San Francisco International (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to SFO flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to San Francisco International flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco International.
MEL - SFO
Price
$799 - $1,612

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

$879

Average for round-trip flights in June 2021

Round-trip from

$799

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 8% 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 $1,061 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 $1,066 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 $712.

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 26% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to San Francisco International in June, July 2021

The best prices found for MEL to SFO flights in June, July
22 Jun - 13 Jul
$1,887pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
22 Jun - 13 Jul
$2,073pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
20 Jun - 4 Jul
$2,188pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to San Francisco International 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco International from Melbourne found for this year
15 Sep - 4 Jan
$1,366pp
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
8 Sep - 6 Jan
$1,372pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
8 Sep - 6 Jan
$1,374pp
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to San Francisco International

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco International from Melbourne, departing today and this week
22 Jun - 13 Jul
$1,887pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
22 Jun - 13 Jul
$2,073pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
20 Jun - 4 Jul
$2,188pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to San Francisco International from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to San Francisco International
18:55 - 09:35
Qatar Airways
1 stop
31h 40m
MEL - SFO
Qatar Airways
$1,317
qatarairways.com
15:35 - 09:16
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
34h 41m
MEL - SFO
Multiple Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to San Francisco International

Can I find flights from Melbourne to San Francisco International for under $1,686 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to San Francisco International for under $1,686. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,580, but on average you can expect to pay $2,518.

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 is one of them. 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 $1,557 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.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to San Francisco International for under $1,946?

There are currently 10+ open flights from Melbourne to San Francisco International within the next 7 days for less than $1,946.

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 greater than that of San Francisco. We can gather that this will continue over the next 15 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 23h 46m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Qatar Airways, at $2,795, was found to be the cheapest airline from Melbourne to San Francisco International. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be American Airlines.

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

$1,317 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Qatar Airways.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to San Francisco International

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

Destination information for San Francisco International

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to San Francisco International.
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Airports servicing Melbourne

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to San Francisco International

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to San Francisco International 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
$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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