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All the information you need to plan the best null to SFO flight in 2021: compare Australia to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Australia to San Francisco?

To save up to 5% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Australia to San Francisco from $1,128 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,133 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to San Francisco?

The best pricing can be found in the month of March. Prices to San Francisco from Australia average $1,091. You can even find prices in March for less than $1,091, as users have found deals to San Francisco from as low as $757. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to San Francisco from Australia. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 56%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Australia to San Francisco (AU0 - SFO)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Australia to San Francisco as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Australia to San Francisco in September, October 2021

The best prices found for Australia to SFO flights in September, October
5 Oct - 11 Dec
$2,067pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Oct - 12 Dec
$2,081pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Oct - 12 Dec
$2,089pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Australia to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Australia found for this year
16 Dec - 22 Jan
$1,369pp
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
10 Dec - 10 Jan
$1,393pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
20 Dec - 11 Jan
$1,394pp
MEL
Melbourne
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Direct flights to San Francisco from Australia

Save time with Australia to San Francisco direct flight deals
2 Feb - 23 Feb
$2,804pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 Mar - 9 Jun
$2,894pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 Feb - 6 Mar
$4,995pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Australia to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from Australia, departing today and this week
1 Oct - 3 Dec
$2,308pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
30 Sep - 22 Dec
$2,395pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Oct - 7 Dec
$2,409pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Fiji Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to San Francisco from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to San Francisco
01:15 - 06:45
Fiji Airways
1 stop
24h 30m
SYD - SFO
Fiji Airways
$932
mytrip.com
05:55 - 17:39
Air New Zealand
2 stops
29h 44m
OOL - SFO
Air New Zealand
$962
Tripmonster
04:00 - 14:45
Hawaiian Airlines
2 stops
29h 45m
SYD - SFO
Hawaiian Airlines
$1,031
Hawaiian Airlines

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Australia to San Francisco

What airport do you fly into for flights to San Francisco from Australia?

If you book a flight to San Francisco from Australia, you will be flying to San Francisco, which is the city’s only airport. San Francisco (SFO) is located 19.0 km from the centre of San Francisco.

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

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

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Australia 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. 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 Australia to San Francisco. Policies will vary by airline.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to San Francisco for under $1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Fiji Airways for just $1,288, but on average you can expect to pay $1,380.

Are there direct flights from Australia to San Francisco for under $2,900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Australia to San Francisco under $2,900. A good price for a direct flight from Australia to San Francisco is less than $5,811.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to San Francisco for under $2,400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Australia to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $2,400.

How popular is this Australia to San Francisco flight route?

The Australia to San Francisco flight path was viewed by 5,128 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Fiji Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $916. Users have also found prices from $955 and $1,015 on Fiji Airways and Air New Zealand, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to San Francisco?

On average you can expect to pay $2,364 for a flight from Australia to San Francisco. The cheapest flight overall is $506 while the most popular route, (Melbourne - San Francisco) is currently priced at $1,347.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Australia to San Francisco?

Consider American Airlines, Air Canada or Alaska Airlines when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Australia to San Francisco.

What are the most reliable airlines from Australia to San Francisco?

Consider Avianca (95%), Air New Zealand (95%) or Lufthansa (95%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Australia to San Francisco.

What are the most popular routes from Australia to San Francisco?

When deciding which route to take from Australia to San Francisco, consider Melbourne - San Francisco, Sydney Kingsford Smith - San Francisco or Melbourne Avalon - San Francisco, as they are the most popular.

COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to San Francisco from Australia?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to San Francisco

Most visitors from Australia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Francisco.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Do I need a test to fly back to Australia from San Francisco?

Returning to Australia from San Francisco

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

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Departure points for flights from Australia to San Francisco

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Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Australia to San Francisco.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.73
Average temperature for September in San Francisco
25.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in San Francisco
3.0 mm

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 10 airlines flying from Australia to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to San Francisco 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
Fiji Airways
$676 $1,100 No cancel fee 74%
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Air New Zealand
$686 $1,107 No cancel fee 78%
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China Southern
$769 $1,181 No cancel fee 69%
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Philippine Airlines
$788 $1,108 No cancel fee 60%
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American Airlines
$797 $1,325 No cancel fee 71%
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United Airlines
$799 $1,236 No cancel fee 69%
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Virgin Australia
$809 $1,252 No cancel fee 80%
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Air Canada
$816 $1,141 No cancel fee 67%
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Hawaiian Airlines
$830 $1,388 No cancel fee 85%
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Qantas Airways
$853 $1,416 No cancel fee 74%
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