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Sydney (SYD) to San Francisco (SFO)

SYD - SFO
Price
$807 - $1,587
SFO
Temperature
15 - 25 °C
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Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 20% potential price drop

Average price

$807

Average for round-trip flights in March 2021

Round-trip from

$807

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 5% by booking at least 61 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 $1,048.

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 $1,014 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $703.

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 March, April 2021

7 Mar - 8 Mar
$2,200pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Mar - 6 Mar
$2,349pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
17 Mar - 16 May
$2,437pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

27 Jul - 26 Aug
$1,069pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
16 Jul - 29 Jul
$1,124pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Sep - 5 Sep
$1,141pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Philippine Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to San Francisco from Sydney

26 Jul - 27 Aug
$2,787pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
24 Jul - 27 Aug
$2,851pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
25 Jul - 27 Aug
$2,888pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last-minute flights from Sydney to San Francisco

9 Mar - 16 Mar
$2,768pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9 Mar - 16 Mar
$2,773pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9 Mar - 16 Mar
$3,090pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Delta
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Delta
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to San Francisco from Sydney

18:10 - 09:50
Qatar Airways
1 stop
32h 40m
SYD - SFO
Qatar Airways
$1,207
CheapFlights
07:15 - 18:51
Japan Airlines
2 stops
53h 36m
SYD - SFO
Japan Airlines
$1,216
Travelgenio
06:10 - 15:15
American Airlines
2 stops
27h 05m
SYD - SFO
American Airlines

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to San Francisco

Can I find flights from Sydney to San Francisco for under $1,153 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to San Francisco for under $1,153. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Philippine Airlines for just $1,069, but on average you can expect to pay $1,456.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Francisco to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines, Delta, and Alaska Airlines to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Francisco. Policies will vary by airline.

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

United Airlines, Qantas Airways, and Air New Zealand 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.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to San Francisco for under $2,818 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 15 direct flights from Sydney to San Francisco under $2,818. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to San Francisco is less than $6,070.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to San Francisco for under $2,818?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Sydney to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $2,818.

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 15 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?

Hawaiian Airlines, Fiji Airways, and American Airlines can get you from Sydney to San Francisco in just under 16h 50m. Your travel time can differ by up to 48m. 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 $1,070 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Hawaiian Airlines, from $1,363, and Fiji Airways, from $1,449.

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

$1,049 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Japan Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Delta and American Airlines, with prices starting from $1,083 and $1,088, respectively.

Alternative routes for Sydney to San Francisco

Destination information for San Francisco

Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.79
Average temperature for March in San Francisco
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for March in San Francisco
41.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing San Francisco

Top 10 airlines flying from Sydney to San Francisco

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
$571 $682 No cancel fee 60%
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Fiji Airways
$549 $725 No cancel fee 74%
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China Southern
$610 $828 No cancel fee 69%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Southern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air Canada
$603 $829 No cancel fee 67%
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Japan Airlines
$719 $872 No cancel fee 79%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Japan Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Korean Air
$823 $884 No cancel fee 81%
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China Eastern
$681 $885 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Virgin Australia
$634 $927 No cancel fee 80%
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Hawaiian Airlines
$602 $948 No cancel fee 85%
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Asiana Airlines
$732 $962 No cancel fee 76%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Asiana Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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