Cheap flights from Australia to San Francisco

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Australia to San Francisco 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 Australia to San Francisco for as little as $1,143 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 $1,149 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from Australia in March are about $1,106 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $767.

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

When flying from Australia to San Francisco, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Australia to San Francisco in January, February 2022

The best prices found for Australia to SFO flights in January, February
24 Feb. - 3 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

17h 45m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

25h 55m
$1,203

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

24 Feb. - 3 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

22h 59m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

27h 35m
$1,266

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

22 Feb. - 27 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

22h 59m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

19h 30m
$1,279

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

Australia to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Australia found for this year
4 Apr. - 26 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

21h 01m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

36h 15m
$1,103

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 26/1/22

31 Mar. - 26 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

21h 01m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

36h 15m
$1,110

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 26/1/22

2 May - 15 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

20h 52m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

32h 25m
$1,111

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 27/1/22

Direct flights to San Francisco from Australia

Save time with Australia to San Francisco direct flight deals
18 Jul. - 22 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

13h 30m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

14h 50m
$2,236

Lufthansa

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Deal found 26/1/22

1 Jun. - 15 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

13h 30m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

14h 50m
$2,239

Lufthansa

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Deal found 27/1/22

1 Jun. - 19 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

13h 30m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

14h 50m
$2,244

Lufthansa

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Deal found 24/1/22

Last-minute flights from Australia to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from Australia, departing today and this week
3 Feb. - 10 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

47h 00m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

15h 10m
$1,328

United Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

1 Feb. - 9 Feb.
BNE

Brisbane

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

24h 35m
SFO

San Francisco

BNE

Brisbane

2 stops

25h 55m
$1,333

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

3 Feb. - 10 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

47h 00m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

24h 46m
$1,335

United Airlines

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Deal found 25/1/22

One-way flights to San Francisco from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to San Francisco
15 May
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

21h 32m
$612

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

8 Jun.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

24h 13m
$637

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 26/1/22

14 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

39h 42m
$644

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 24/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Australia to San Francisco flights.

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.

Can I find flights from Australia to San Francisco for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to San Francisco for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,103, but on average you can expect to pay $1,184.

Are there direct flights from Australia to San Francisco for under $2,300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Australia to San Francisco under $2,300. A good price for a direct flight from Australia to San Francisco is less than $2,386.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to San Francisco for under $1,400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Australia to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $1,400.

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 most popular routes from Australia to San Francisco?

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

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 (98%), Air New Zealand (98%) or Lufthansa (98%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Australia to San Francisco.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to San Francisco?

On average you can expect to pay $1,506 for a flight from Australia to San Francisco. The cheapest flight overall is $503 while the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - San Francisco) is currently priced at $1,136.

Can I fly to San Francisco from Australia right now?

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 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

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

Can I 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.

Departure points for flights from Australia to San Francisco

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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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Fiji Airways
Cheapest$685
Average$1,115
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
Air New Zealand
Cheapest$694
Average$1,104
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Qantas Airways
Cheapest$742
Average$1,485
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$779
Average$1,197
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
Cheapest$798
Average$1,123
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$808
Average$1,344
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$810
Average$1,253
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$820
Average$1,292
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety
Air Canada
Cheapest$827
Average$1,157
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Hawaiian Airlines
Cheapest$841
Average$1,407
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time85%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Australia to San Francisco

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