Cheap flights from Melbourne to San Francisco

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17 Aug — 24 Aug1
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The best prices from Melbourne to San Francisco are usually found in February or December, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

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

All the information you need to plan the best ME1 to SFO flight in 2022: compare Melbourne to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.

MEL - SFO

Price

$1,105 - $1,911

SFO

Temperature

11 - 17 °C

SFO

Rainfall

0 - 112 mm

Popular inAugustHigh demand for flights, 29% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop
Round-trip from$1,557From Melbourne to San Francisco
One-way from$851One-way flight from Melbourne to San Francisco

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

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, 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 to San Francisco?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 12% 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 61 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 to San Francisco 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,923, or $2,106 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to San Francisco from Melbourne. Users have commonly found prices around $1,916 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,383. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in August.

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 26% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to San Francisco in August, September 2022

The best prices found for Melbourne to SFO flights in August, September
11 Aug. - 18 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

17h 00m
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

20h 15m
$1,304

Fiji Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

7 Sep. - 20 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

28h 45m
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

38h 45m
$1,323

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

3 Sep. - 13 Sep.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

23h 35m
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

20h 15m
$1,393

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Melbourne to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Melbourne found for this year
19 Oct. - 30 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

28h 45m
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

40h 00m
$1,089

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

26 Oct. - 9 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

28h 45m
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

35h 35m
$1,128

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

9 Nov. - 12 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

27h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

35h 35m
$1,157

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

Cheap Philippine Airlines flights from Melbourne to San Francisco

19 Oct. - 30 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

28h 45m
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

40h 00m
$1,089

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

9 Nov. - 12 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

27h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

35h 35m
$1,113

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

26 Oct. - 9 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

28h 45m
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

35h 35m
$1,128

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Cheap Fiji Airways flights from Melbourne to San Francisco

13 Oct. - 18 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

18h 00m
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

19h 30m
$1,433

Fiji Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

17 Nov. - 24 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

18h 00m
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

19h 45m
$1,592

Fiji Airways

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Direct flights to San Francisco from Melbourne

Save time with Melbourne to San Francisco direct flight deals
20 Oct. - 2 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

14h 35m
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

15h 45m
$2,530

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

13 Oct. - 27 Oct.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

14h 35m
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

15h 30m
$2,548

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

17 Nov. - 24 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

14h 35m
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

16h 00m
$2,592

Virgin Australia

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from Melbourne, departing today and this week
18 Aug. - 26 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

42h 20m
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

32h 45m
$1,981

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

16 Aug. - 24 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

31h 05m
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

29h 15m
$2,283

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

17 Aug. - 25 Aug.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

33h 41m
SFO

San Francisco

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

20h 15m
$2,495

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

One-way flights to San Francisco from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to San Francisco
20 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

27h 15m
$704

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/8/22

20 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

27h 15m
$713

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

22 Nov.
MEL

Melbourne

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

31h 40m
$754

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

Related info for your journey

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

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

For a flight from Melbourne to San Francisco, you will be flying into San Francisco. San Francisco (SFO) is just 19.0 km from the centre vof the city. San Francisco is the only San Francisco airport and it handles 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day. 17 airlines have flights to San Francisco from Melbourne on a regular basis.

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 Fiji Airways, Virgin Australia, and Philippine Airlines flying from Melbourne to San Francisco have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to San Francisco for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to San Francisco for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Philippine Airlines for just $1,089, but on average you can expect to pay $1,259.

Are there direct flights from Melbourne to San Francisco for under $2,600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Melbourne to San Francisco under $2,600. A good price for a direct flight from Melbourne to San Francisco is less than $3,006.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to San Francisco for under $2,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Melbourne to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $2,000.

How popular is this Melbourne to San Francisco flight route?

Flights from Melbourne to San Francisco have been viewed 2,883 times in the past calendar month.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne to San Francisco round-trip?

Currently priced at $1,089, Philippine Airlines will fly you from Melbourne to San Francisco and back. In addition to Philippine Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Fiji Airways for as low as $1,433. Philippine Airlines is 43% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Philippine Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $704. Fiji Airways flights start at $851 while deals on Hawaiian Airlines start at $868 one-way.

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

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

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to San Francisco?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Melbourne to San Francisco? While on average our users pay $5,754, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $945. The most popular route (Melbourne - San Francisco), is priced around $1,089.

Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to San Francisco choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
RexCheapest$118Average$141FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time86%COVID-19 safety
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China SouthernCheapest$785Average$1,135FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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LufthansaCheapest$875Average$1,269FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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China EasternCheapest$975Average$1,253FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Philippine AirlinesCheapest$1,022Average$1,211FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time60%COVID-19 safety
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Air ChinaCheapest$1,039Average$1,280FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Fiji AirwaysCheapest$1,276Average$1,478FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$1,313Average$1,599FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$1,326Average$1,430FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Cathay PacificCheapest$1,332Average$1,955FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time72%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Melbourne to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Melbourne to San Francisco
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Weekly flight availability from Melbourne to San Francisco

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Melbourne to San Francisco
Sunday0daily flights
Monday2daily flights
Tuesday0daily flights
Wednesday0daily flights
Thursday2daily flights
Friday0daily flights
Saturday2daily flights