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Cheap flights from Sydney to San Francisco International

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Sydney (SYD) to San Francisco International (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to SFO flight in 2021: compare Sydney to San Francisco International flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco International.
SYD - SFO
Price
$837 - $1,646

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$837

From Sydney to San Francisco International

One-way from

$909

One-way flight from Sydney 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 Sydney to San Francisco International?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

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

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 San Francisco International 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 $1,087. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,092.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to San Francisco International from Sydney average $1,051. You can even find prices in March for less than $1,051, as users have found deals to San Francisco International from as low as $729. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Francisco International from Sydney. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 56%.

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

When flying from Sydney to San Francisco International, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 18% versus a flight in the afternoon.

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

The best prices found for SYD to SFO flights in June, July
29 Jul - 11 Sep
$2,001pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 Jul - 11 Sep
$2,013pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
29 Jul - 11 Sep
$2,537pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
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Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to San Francisco International 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco International from Sydney found for this year
9 Sep - 12 Oct
$1,422pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
7 Sep - 8 Jan
$1,473pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9 Sep - 12 Oct
$1,505pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
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San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
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2 STOPS
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Direct flights to San Francisco International from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to San Francisco International direct flight deals
9 Sep - 12 Oct
$2,921pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
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SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
11 Aug - 15 Sep
$3,184pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
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SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
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SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 Aug - 28 Aug
$3,244pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
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SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to San Francisco International from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to San Francisco International
09:15 - 09:45
Fiji Airways
1 stop
17h 30m
SYD - SFO
Fiji Airways
16:15 - 11:00
Korean Air
1 stop
35h 45m
SYD - SFO
Korean Air
07:15 - 06:05
Japan Airlines
1 stop
39h 50m
SYD - SFO
Japan Airlines
$1,188
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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to San Francisco International

What airports do I use to fly from Sydney to San Francisco?

If you wish to fly to San Francisco from Sydney, then you need to book flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Francisco. There are 4 flights from Kingsford Smith (SYD) to San Francisco (SFO) per day to choose from. Flights to San Francisco from Kingsford Smith are available from 19 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 13h 30m is how long a nonstop flight from Sydney to San Francisco typically takes.

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

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines and Alaska Airlines to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Francisco. Policies will vary by airline.

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

United Airlines, Qantas Airways, and Air New Zealand 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 Francisco International for under $1,461 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to San Francisco International for under $1,461. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $1,422, but on average you can expect to pay $1,622.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to San Francisco International for under $2,923 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to San Francisco International under $2,923. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to San Francisco International is less than $5,019.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Francisco have been viewed 5,128 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Sydney or San Francisco?

Sydney will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to San Francisco over the next 13 days.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 27 °Cs in January, on average. The temperature in San Francisco is generally colder than in Sydney. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

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

Fiji Airways and Qatar Airways can get you from Sydney to San Francisco International in just under 17h 15m. Your travel time can differ by up to 15h 10m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Sydney to San Francisco International from $1,422 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Qatar Airways.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $820 on Fiji Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Qatar Airways from $1,102 and Korean Air from $1,104 one-way.

Alternative routes for Sydney 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 Sydney to San Francisco International.
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Airports servicing Sydney

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Top 10 airlines flying from Sydney to San Francisco International

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney 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
$571 $682 No cancel fee 60%
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Fiji Airways
$549 $725 No cancel fee 74%
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China Southern
$610 $828 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
$603 $829 No cancel fee 67%
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Japan Airlines
$719 $872 No cancel fee 79%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Japan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Korean Air
$823 $884 No cancel fee 81%
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China Eastern
$681 $885 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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Virgin Australia
$634 $927 No cancel fee 80%
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Hawaiian Airlines
$602 $948 No cancel fee 85%
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Asiana Airlines
$732 $962 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 San Francisco International

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sydney towards San Francisco International.
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Weekly flight availability
from Sydney to San Francisco International
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sydney to San Francisco International.
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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