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The best prices from Sydney to San Francisco are usually found in February or March, booked 24 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

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

SYD - SFO
Price
$995 - $1,734
SFO
Temperature
15 - 25 °C
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 120 mm
Popular in December High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Round-trip from $995 From Sydney to San Francisco
One-way from $494 One-way flight from Sydney 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 Sydney to San Francisco?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 17% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 19% by booking at least 58 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Sydney to San Francisco within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,894.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney 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 Sydney in March are about $1,216 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $859.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to San Francisco (SYD - SFO)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Sydney to San Francisco in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 12% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Sydney to San Francisco in August, September 2020

The best prices found for SYD to SFO flights in August, September
15 Aug - 22 Aug
$866pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
30 Jul - 25 Nov
$1,094pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
30 Jul - 25 Nov
$1,099pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to San Francisco 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Sydney found for this year
2 Nov - 18 Nov
$816pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2 Nov - 18 Nov
$818pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
2 Nov - 18 Nov
$823pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to San Francisco from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to San Francisco direct flight deals
30 Jul - 25 Nov
$1,094pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
20 Nov - 14 Dec
$1,127pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
22 Nov - 18 Dec
$1,259pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from Sydney, departing today and this week
26 Jul - 15 Aug
$1,470pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
26 Jul - 14 Aug
$1,653pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
26 Jul - 15 Aug
$1,687pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air New Zealand
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to San Francisco from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to San Francisco
17:40 - 17:25
Hawaiian Airlines
2 stops
41h 45m
SYD - SFO
Hawaiian Airlines
$692
Hawaiian Airlines
08:00 - 05:30
China Eastern
1 stop
39h 30m
SYD - SFO
China Eastern
$767
Expedia
02:15 - 09:45
Fiji Airways
1 stop
24h 30m
SYD - SFO
Fiji Airways

Related info for your journey

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

Flight FAQs

From Sydney to San Francisco

Can I find flights from Sydney to San Francisco for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to San Francisco for under $900. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $813, but on average you can expect to pay $897.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to San Francisco for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 8 direct flights from Sydney to San Francisco under $1,100. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to San Francisco is less than $2,716.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to San Francisco for under $1,500?

There are currently 12+ open flights from Sydney to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $1,500.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Francisco have been viewed 5,128 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Sydney or San Francisco?

Sydney will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to San Francisco over the next 10 days.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 27 °Cs in January, on average. The temperature in San Francisco is generally colder than in Sydney. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to San Francisco?

Fiji Airways, Virgin Australia, and Air New Zealand can get you from Sydney to San Francisco in just under 17h. Your travel time can differ by up to 1h 01m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Sydney to San Francisco from $1,142 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Fiji Airways, from $1,207, and Air New Zealand, from $1,212. Japan Airlines is priced at 5% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

$689 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Hawaiian Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on China Eastern and Fiji Airways, with prices starting from $765 and $779, respectively.

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Sydney to San Francisco
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.72
Average temperature for August in San Francisco
23.0 °C

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing San Francisco

Hourly flight availability from Sydney to San Francisco

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Weekly flight availability
from Sydney to San Francisco
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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