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The best prices from Melbourne to San Francisco are usually found in August or May, booked 58 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Melbourne (MEL) to San Francisco (SFO)

MEL - SFO
Price
$869 - $1,753
SFO
Temperature
15 - 25 °C
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$869

From Melbourne to San Francisco

One-way from

$1,118

One-way flight from Melbourne to San Francisco

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?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 12%.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Melbourne to San Francisco at least 59 days early can save you up to 17% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 59 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Melbourne to San Francisco for as little as $1,139 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 $1,175 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

August can be a great time to fly to San Francisco from Melbourne with a flight ticket averaging about $1,078. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of August for as cheap as $770. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Melbourne to San Francisco is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 19% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to San Francisco in October, November 2020

The best prices found for MEL to SFO flights in October, November
16 Nov - 14 Jan
$1,794pp
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San Francisco
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Melbourne
16 Nov - 16 Jan
$1,833pp
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12 Nov - 17 Jan
$2,115pp
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Melbourne to San Francisco 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Melbourne found for this year
16 Nov - 14 Jan
$1,794pp
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16 Nov - 16 Jan
$1,833pp
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12 Nov - 17 Jan
$2,115pp
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One-way flights to San Francisco from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to San Francisco
04:30 - 03:20
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1 stop
17h 50m
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$1,318
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14:45 - 05:47
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34h 02m
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14:45 - 04:45
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57h 00m
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Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to San Francisco

Can I find flights from Melbourne to San Francisco for under $1,128 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to San Francisco for under $1,128. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Philippine Airlines for just $1,067, but on average you can expect to pay $1,457.

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 and Delta are some airlines that have done so. 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 Air New Zealand, United Airlines, and Virgin Australia flying from Melbourne to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to San Francisco for under $1,128 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Melbourne to San Francisco, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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?

Departing from Melbourne to San Francisco will take you 14h 15m. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Flying on Philippine Airlines is currently your cheapest option to San Francisco, with prices starting at $1,068. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Japan Airlines and Cathay Pacific, with the lowest prices starting at $1,199 and $1,457, respectively.

Alternative routes for Melbourne to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Melbourne to San Francisco
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.71
Average temperature for October in San Francisco
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in San Francisco
30.0 mm

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