Cheap flights from Sydney to San Francisco

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The best prices from Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Francisco are usually found in May or February, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Saturday

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

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

SYD - SFO

Price

$1,075 - $1,762

SFO

Temperature

11 - 17 °C

SFO

Rainfall

0 - 112 mm

Popular inSeptemberHigh demand for flights, 23% potential price rise
Cheapest inMayBest time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop
Round-trip from$1,531From Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Francisco
One-way from$800One-way flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Francisco

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

Flying to your destination on a Saturday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to San Francisco. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

To save up to 10% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Sydney to San Francisco from $1,908 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $1,955 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in September. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from Sydney in May are about $1,932 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $1,307.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Sydney to San Francisco is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 18% on airfare.

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

The best prices found for SYD to SFO flights in August, September
7 Sep. - 13 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 40m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

40h 50m
$1,099

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

7 Sep. - 23 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 40m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

40h 50m
$1,229

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/8/22

16 Sep. - 21 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 40m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

40h 50m
$1,249

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

Sydney to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Sydney found for this year
7 Sep. - 13 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 40m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

40h 50m
$1,099

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

17 Oct. - 9 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 40m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

41h 40m
$1,109

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

30 Oct. - 16 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 20m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

41h 40m
$1,125

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Cheap Philippine Airlines flights from Sydney to San Francisco

7 Sep. - 13 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 40m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

40h 50m
$1,099

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

17 Oct. - 9 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 40m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

41h 40m
$1,109

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

30 Oct. - 16 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

26h 20m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

41h 40m
$1,125

Philippine Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

  • Philippine Airlines is one of the most popular airlines used for those travelling from Sydney to San Francisco. Flights on this route from Philippine Airlines typically cost $1,524.22 RT, a price that is 72% more expensive than the average Sydney to San Francisco flight. The cheapest flight found was $937 RT. The most popular departure airport in Sydney when flying to San Francisco is Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting San Francisco is San Francisco Airport. When flying from Sydney to San Francisco, Philippine Airlines flights are 7% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Air Canada flights from Sydney to San Francisco

22 Sep. - 2 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

23h 20m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

42h 15m
$1,312

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

16 Aug. - 19 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

23h 21m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

21h 55m
$2,620

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

16 Aug. - 18 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

18h 26m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

21h 00m
$2,702

Air Canada

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

  • One of the most popular airlines travelling from Sydney to San Francisco is Air Canada. Flights on this route from Air Canada typically cost $1,353.28 RT, a price that is 97% more expensive than the average Sydney to San Francisco flight. The cheapest flight found was $993 RT. When travelling from Sydney to San Francisco on Air Canada, the most popular airport to depart from is Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is San Francisco Airport. When flying from Sydney to San Francisco, Air Canada flights are 1% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Direct flights to San Francisco from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to San Francisco direct flight deals
8 Nov. - 22 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

13h 50m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

15h 20m
$2,028

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 10/8/22

31 Oct. - 30 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

13h 50m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

15h 20m
$2,101

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

19 Oct. - 16 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

13h 45m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

15h 20m
$2,119

United Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Last-minute flights from Sydney to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from Sydney, departing today and this week
16 Aug. - 24 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

40h 20m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

40h 25m
$1,507

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

16 Aug. - 24 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

40h 20m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

17h 25m
$1,542

Hawaiian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

21 Aug. - 31 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

29h 38m
SFO

San Francisco

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

34h 55m
$1,688

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

One-way flights to San Francisco from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to San Francisco
7 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

43h 59m
$625

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

4 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

18h 59m
$637

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 8/8/22

2 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

23h 54m
$682

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 9/8/22

Related info for your journey

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

What airports do I use to fly from Sydney to San Francisco?

If you wish to fly to San Francisco from Sydney, then you need to book flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Francisco. There are 5 flights from Kingsford Smith (SYD) to San Francisco (SFO) per day to choose from. Flights to San Francisco from Kingsford Smith are available from 20 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 13h 40m is how long a nonstop flight from Sydney to San Francisco typically takes.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

United Airlines, Fiji Airways, and Hawaiian Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to San Francisco for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Philippine Airlines for just $1,099, but on average you can expect to pay $1,154.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to San Francisco for under $2,100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to San Francisco under $2,100. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to San Francisco is less than $2,213.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to San Francisco for under $1,600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $1,600.

How popular is this Sydney to San Francisco flight route?

This flight path from Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Francisco was viewed by 4,324 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Sydney to San Francisco is Philippine Airlines. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,099 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Fiji Airways and Air Canada, starting at $1,307 and $1,312 round-trip. Philippine Airlines is priced at 43% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The most popular airlines flying from Sydney to San Francisco are American Airlines, Air Canada and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Sydney to San Francisco?

Consider Avianca (61%), Virgin Australia (61%) or United Airlines (61%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Sydney to San Francisco.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to San Francisco?

On average you can expect to pay $4,912 for a flight from Sydney to San Francisco. The cheapest flight overall is $702 while the most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - San Francisco) is currently priced at $1,125.

Alternative routes for Sydney to San Francisco

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Sydney to Sacramentofrom $1,697 pp

Top 10 airlines flying from Sydney to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to San Francisco choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
China SouthernCheapest$869Average$1,180FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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China EasternCheapest$970Average$1,260FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Philippine AirlinesCheapest$1,091Average$1,289FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time60%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$1,098Average$1,775FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Air CanadaCheapest$1,126Average$1,505FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time67%COVID-19 safety
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Fiji AirwaysCheapest$1,159Average$1,403FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time74%COVID-19 safety
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Hawaiian AirlinesCheapest$1,239Average$1,731FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time85%COVID-19 safety
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Japan AirlinesCheapest$1,245Average$1,395FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$1,309Average$1,524FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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Air New ZealandCheapest$1,334Average$2,171FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Sydney to San Francisco

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Weekly flight availability from Sydney to San Francisco

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