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Cheap flights from Melbourne Airport to San Francisco from $676

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight to San Francisco departing on 5/6. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
MEL — SFO
5 Mar — 12 Mar1
1 adult
Tue 5/3
Tue 12/3

The best prices from Melbourne to San Francisco are usually found in October or February, booked 84 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

Cheap flight deals from Melbourne to San Francisco

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Melbourne (MEL) to San Francisco (SFO). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

October

Round-trip from

$2,153

One-way from

$939
High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 31% potential price drop
From Melbourne to San Francisco
One-way flight from Melbourne to San Francisco

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne Airport to San Francisco?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Wednesday, 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 Melbourne Airport to San Francisco?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 43 days in advance to save up to 84% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 43 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Melbourne Airport to San Francisco 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $2,478, or $2,961 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Melbourne Airport. Users have commonly found prices around $2,154 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,154. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Melbourne Airport to San Francisco is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the morning tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 16% on airfare.

Cheap United Airlines flights from Melbourne to San Francisco

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by United Airlines for the route between Melbourne and San Francisco. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Take a look at some of the lowest-priced United Airlines flights heading from Melbourne to San Francisco. Make sure to check back often as deals are often changing.
Sat 30/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Mon 15/423:20SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,265
Sat 30/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Mon 15/406:30SFO - MEL
2 stops32h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,348
Wed 20/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Mon 25/300:05SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,443
Mon 11/311:30MEL - SFO
2 stops51h 03mUnited Airlines
Tue 19/319:55SFO - MEL
1 stop18h 35mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,453
Mon 11/311:30MEL - SFO
1 stop38h 07mUnited Airlines
Sun 24/300:05SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,460
Wed 20/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Thu 28/300:05SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,519
Wed 20/310:30MEL - SFO
1 stop17h 20mUnited Airlines
Fri 29/313:38SFO - MEL
1 stop24h 52mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,526
Sat 16/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Sat 30/323:59SFO - MEL
2 stops62h 31mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,579
Fri 22/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Thu 28/309:00SFO - MEL
1 stop29h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,594
  • One of the most popular airlines travelling from Melbourne Airport to San Francisco is United Airlines. Flights on this route from United Airlines typically cost $1,759.09 RT, a price that is 72% cheaper than the average Melbourne Airport to San Francisco flight. The cheapest flight found was $915 RT. The most popular departure airport in Melbourne Airport when flying to San Francisco is Melbourne Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting San Francisco is San Francisco Airport. When flying from Melbourne Airport to San Francisco, United Airlines flights are -3% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Fiji Airways flights from Melbourne to San Francisco

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by Fiji Airways for the route between Melbourne and San Francisco. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Browse through some of the cheapest Fiji Airways flights travelling from Melbourne to San Francisco. Make sure to examine the flight information before completing your reservation.
Wed 20/323:55MEL - SFO
1 stop31h 25mFiji Airways
Sun 14/423:35SFO - MEL
1 stop20h 05mFiji Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,300
Wed 1/523:35MEL - SFO
1 stop30h 50mFiji Airways
Sat 10/823:35SFO - MEL
1 stop19h 40mFiji Airways
Deal found 27/2$1,351
Wed 15/523:35MEL - SFO
1 stop30h 50mFiji Airways
Sat 15/623:35SFO - MEL
1 stop19h 40mFiji Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,436
Wed 15/523:35MEL - SFO
1 stop30h 50mFiji Airways
Sat 15/623:35SFO - MEL
1 stop19h 40mFiji Airways
Deal found 28/2$1,474
Tue 23/413:40MEL - SFO
1 stop16h 45mFiji Airways
Tue 21/523:00SFO - MEL
1 stop20h 15mFiji Airways
Deal found 28/2$1,500
Thu 21/313:35MEL - SFO
1 stop17h 45mFiji Airways
Sat 30/323:35SFO - MEL
1 stop19h 00mFiji Airways
Deal found 28/2$1,591
Wed 29/523:35MEL - SFO
1 stop30h 50mFiji Airways
Wed 26/623:35SFO - MEL
1 stop19h 40mFiji Airways
Deal found 28/2$1,628
Sun 21/413:40MEL - SFO
1 stop16h 45mFiji Airways
Tue 21/523:00SFO - MEL
1 stop20h 15mFiji Airways
Deal found 28/2$1,651
Sat 27/413:40MEL - SFO
1 stop16h 45mFiji Airways
Sat 25/523:35SFO - MEL
1 stop19h 40mFiji Airways
Deal found 28/2$1,752
  • Fiji Airways is one of the most popular airlines used for those travelling from Melbourne Airport to San Francisco. Melbourne Airport to San Francisco flights are typically 107% more expensive than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Fiji Airways typically cost $1,212.72 RT. The cheapest Fiji Airways flight found for this route was $779. Melbourne Airport is the most common Melbourne Airport airport to take off from when flying to San Francisco. San Francisco Airport is the most popular arrival airport in San Francisco. When flying from Melbourne Airport to San Francisco, Fiji Airways flights are -6% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Melbourne to San Francisco flights in March & April 2024

Find cheap flight options from Melbourne to San Francisco specifically for the months of March and April 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Prices were last updated on 1 March 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Melbourne to San Francisco in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Sat 30/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Mon 15/423:20SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,265
Wed 20/316:45MEL - SFO
1 stop45h 45mMultiple Airlines
Sat 30/311:34SFO - MEL
1 stop35h 01mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,273
Wed 20/316:45MEL - SFO
1 stop45h 45mMultiple Airlines
Tue 26/307:00SFO - MEL
1 stop39h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,288
Wed 20/323:55MEL - SFO
1 stop31h 25mFiji Airways
Sun 14/423:35SFO - MEL
1 stop20h 05mFiji Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,300
Sat 30/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Mon 15/406:30SFO - MEL
2 stops32h 00mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,348
Mon 11/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mVirgin Australia
Tue 19/306:00SFO - MEL
1 stop32h 30mVirgin Australia
Deal found 29/2$1,354
Wed 20/321:00MEL - SFO
2 stops36h 55mMultiple Airlines
Sun 14/416:45SFO - MEL
2 stops24h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,367
Wed 20/316:45MEL - SFO
1 stop21h 45mMultiple Airlines
Sun 14/410:35SFO - MEL
2 stops38h 05mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,384
Wed 20/316:45MEL - SFO
1 stop45h 45mMultiple Airlines
Tue 26/320:52SFO - MEL
2 stops25h 28mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,407

Melbourne to San Francisco 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Melbourne and San Francisco in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Melbourne to San Francisco in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Wed 1/515:45MEL - SFO
2 stops20h 05mMultiple Airlines
Sat 10/817:59SFO - MEL
1 stop28h 36mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 27/2$1,208
Tue 8/1013:55MEL - SFO
1 stop17h 30mFiji Airways
Tue 29/1023:35SFO - MEL
1 stop18h 55mFiji Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,210
Wed 24/415:45MEL - SFO
1 stop22h 10mMultiple Airlines
Tue 21/508:59SFO - MEL
2 stops37h 36mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,259
Sat 30/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Mon 15/423:20SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,265
Wed 20/316:45MEL - SFO
1 stop45h 45mMultiple Airlines
Sat 30/311:34SFO - MEL
1 stop35h 01mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,273
Wed 20/316:45MEL - SFO
1 stop45h 45mMultiple Airlines
Tue 26/307:00SFO - MEL
1 stop39h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,288
Fri 6/908:00MEL - SFO
1 stop29h 50mPhilippine Airlines
Thu 26/923:50SFO - MEL
1 stop37h 40mPhilippine Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,290
Wed 20/323:55MEL - SFO
1 stop31h 25mFiji Airways
Sun 14/423:35SFO - MEL
1 stop20h 05mFiji Airways
Deal found 29/2$1,300
Wed 9/1009:00MEL - SFO
1 stop29h 50mPhilippine Airlines
Wed 16/1023:50SFO - MEL
1 stop36h 10mPhilippine Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,317

Direct flights to San Francisco from Melbourne

Discover direct flight options from Melbourne to San Francisco. Find direct flights with no stopovers, providing a convenient travel experience. Explore direct flight options based on user searches, and compare prices and availability for your desired travel dates. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Consider booking one of these non-stop flights heading from Melbourne to San Francisco. If you're looking for other options for flights from Melbourne to San Francisco, make sure to update the search form at the top of page.
Sat 30/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Mon 15/423:20SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,265
Wed 20/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Mon 25/300:05SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,443
Mon 25/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Mon 25/300:05SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 27/2$1,453
Mon 11/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mVirgin Australia
Mon 18/300:05SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mVirgin Australia
Deal found 29/2$1,465
Sat 30/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mVirgin Australia
Sat 6/423:20SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mVirgin Australia
Deal found 29/2$1,467
Wed 20/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Thu 28/300:05SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,519
Sat 16/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Sat 30/323:20SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 29/2$1,602
Fri 29/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Sun 14/423:20SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 28/2$1,645
Sun 10/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mVirgin Australia
Wed 13/300:05SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$1,734

Melbourne to San Francisco flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Melbourne to San Francisco for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
Users seeking a last-minute flight from Melbourne to San Francisco should consider booking one of these fares. To prevent any unwanted surprises, users should verify their flight info before booking.
Sun 10/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mUnited Airlines
Thu 14/309:00SFO - MEL
1 stop29h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 27/2$1,614
Sun 10/311:30MEL - SFO
1 stop18h 10mUnited Airlines
Thu 14/309:00SFO - MEL
1 stop29h 30mUnited Airlines
Deal found 27/2$1,629
Sun 10/311:30MEL - SFO
1 stop38h 07mUnited Airlines
Wed 13/300:05SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 27/2$1,633
Sun 10/311:30MEL - SFO
2 stops49h 26mUnited Airlines
Thu 14/319:55SFO - MEL
1 stop18h 35mUnited Airlines
Deal found 27/2$1,645
Sun 10/311:30MEL - SFO
2 stops49h 26mUnited Airlines
Wed 13/300:05SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 27/2$1,648
Sun 10/312:00MEL - SFO
Nonstop14h 30mVirgin Australia
Wed 13/300:05SFO - MEL
Nonstop15h 55mVirgin Australia
Deal found 27/2$1,734
Sun 10/301:00MEL - SFO
1 stop39h 15mCathay Pacific
Tue 19/323:55SFO - MEL
1 stop29h 05mCathay Pacific
Deal found 29/2$1,885
Sun 10/301:00MEL - SFO
1 stop39h 15mCathay Pacific
Mon 25/323:55SFO - MEL
1 stop29h 05mCathay Pacific
Deal found 28/2$1,992
Sun 10/301:00MEL - SFO
1 stop39h 15mCathay Pacific
Tue 19/323:55SFO - MEL
2 stops41h 10mCathay Pacific
Deal found 29/2$2,088

One-way flights to San Francisco from Melbourne

Search for one-way flight options from Melbourne to San Francisco. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.
If you're seeking multiple options on one-way flights from Melbourne to San Francisco, be sure to check out these deals, which are updated often. Those seeking round-trip flights from Melbourne to San Francisco should utilise the search form at the top of the page.
Wed 5/615:45MEL - SFO
1 stop23h 04mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$676
Thu 18/413:35MEL - SFO
1 stop16h 50mFiji Airways
Deal found 29/2$789
Tue 16/413:40MEL - SFO
1 stop16h 45mFiji Airways
Deal found 28/2$819
Tue 5/312:05MEL - SFO
1 stop18h 00mAir New Zealand
Deal found 28/2$826
Sat 17/813:40MEL - SFO
1 stop16h 45mFiji Airways
Deal found 29/2$838
Sat 17/813:40MEL - SFO
1 stop16h 45mFiji Airways
Deal found 28/2$842
Wed 5/615:45MEL - SFO
2 stops22h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$873
Wed 5/615:45MEL - SFO
3 stops23h 29mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 29/2$882
Wed 1/510:35MEL - SFO
1 stop25h 05mVietnam Airlines
Deal found 29/2$939

Find flights from Melbourne to San Francisco within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Melbourne to San Francisco that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 702,028 searches. Data last updated 1 March 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Fly to

Any airport

Budget

$1,208 - $1,819

Route

Depart

Return

Price

MelbourneSan Francisco

MEL - SFO

MELSFO

Melbourne

Wed 1/5

2 stops20h 05m

San Francisco

Sat 10/8

1 stop28h 36m

$1,208

MelbourneSan Francisco

MEL - SFO

MELSFO

Melbourne

Sat 30/3

Nonstop14h 30m

San Francisco

Mon 15/4

Nonstop15h 55m

$1,265

MelbourneSan Francisco

MEL - SFO

MELSFO

Melbourne

Wed 20/3

1 stop31h 25m

San Francisco

Sun 14/4

1 stop20h 05m

$1,300

MelbourneSan Francisco

MEL - SFO

MELSFO

Melbourne

Mon 11/3

Nonstop14h 30m

San Francisco

Tue 19/3

1 stop32h 30m

$1,354

MelbourneSan Francisco

MEL - SFO

MELSFO

Melbourne

Mon 11/3

1 stop18h 00m

San Francisco

Tue 19/3

1 stop20h 00m

$1,408

MelbourneSan Francisco

MEL - SFO

MELSFO

Melbourne

Thu 9/5

1 stop25h 05m

San Francisco

Sun 12/5

1 stop40h 45m

$1,545

MelbourneSan Francisco

MEL - SFO

MELSFO

Melbourne

Tue 14/5

1 stop31h 20m

San Francisco

Sat 20/7

1 stop36h 10m

$1,548

MelbourneSan Francisco

MEL - SFO

MELSFO

Melbourne

Tue 23/4

1 stop38h 25m

San Francisco

Thu 23/5

1 stop40h 40m

$1,689

MelbourneSan Francisco

MEL - SFO

MELSFO

Melbourne

Fri 12/4

1 stop31h 50m

San Francisco

Wed 24/4

1 stop32h 15m

$1,819

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

Deals found on 27/2

When is the best time to book a flight from Melbourne Airport to San Francisco?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Melbourne to San Francisco. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight from Melbourne Airport to San Francisco, you should look to book at least 84 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne Airport to San Francisco?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Melbourne to San Francisco. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.
Morning
Midday
Afternoon
Evening
All times are departure.
Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Melbourne Airport to San Francisco flight should consider departing on Thursday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday afternoons flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to San Francisco by month

Plan your trip from Melbourne to San Francisco by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Melbourne to San Francisco is currently $832 while a return flight costs $1,460. Price data was last updated on 25 February 2024.

Currently, January is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Melbourne Airport to San Francisco (average of $911). Flying from Melbourne Airport to San Francisco in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,310). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$1,400

February

$1,450

March

$1,471

April

$1,557

May

$1,628

June

$1,809

July

$1,859

August

$1,928

September

$1,762

October

$1,453

November

$1,671

December

$2,014

Temperature and rainfall in San Francisco by month

Plan your trip to San Francisco by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

SFO

Temperature

11 - 17 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing San Francisco

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to San Francisco. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to San Francisco. Reviews last updated 1 March 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with United Airlines, Fiji Airways and Virgin Australia from Melbourne to San Francisco to help guide your decision. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Food

7.7

Entertainment

7.5

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.8

Overall

8.6

Boarding

8.4

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.6
Very Good
78 reviews
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Food

7.7

Entertainment

7.5

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.8

Overall

8.6

Boarding

8.4

Reviews

1 / 2

Les sièges sont étroits, je mesure 1,77 m, les passants dans le couloirs notamment l'équipage n'arrêtaient pas de me cogner. nous étions en économie. l'équipage est au top. C'est le confort qui était négatif pour nous.

8.5
Very Good
668 reviews
8.6
Very Good
78 reviews

Food

7.7

Entertainment

7.5

Comfort

8.0

Crew

8.8

Overall

8.6

Boarding

8.4

Reviews

1 / 2