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

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

SYD - SFO
Price
$888 - $1,747
SFO
Temperature
15 - 25 °C
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 120 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 36% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

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

Round-trip from

$888

From Sydney to San Francisco

One-way from

$787

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 17% by booking at least 59 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 $1,139.

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, August can be a great choice for travel to San Francisco. Flights to San Francisco from Sydney in August are about $1,078 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $770.

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 October, November 2020

The best prices found for SYD to SFO flights in October, November
27 Nov - 26 May
$1,447pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
27 Nov - 27 May
$1,507pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
27 Nov - 26 May
$1,514pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Cathay Pacific
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Cathay Pacific
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to San Francisco 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Sydney found for this year
21 Dec - 21 Jun
$1,196pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
21 Dec - 21 Jun
$1,348pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
21 Dec - 21 Jun
$1,395pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
 
1 STOP
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Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to San Francisco from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to San Francisco direct flight deals
23 Apr - 24 Apr
$1,746pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
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SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
23 Apr - 24 Apr
$1,749pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
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San Francisco
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San Francisco
American Airlines
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SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Mar - 11 Mar
$2,633pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
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San Francisco
United Airlines
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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
5 Nov - 17 Dec
$3,050pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
5 Nov - 17 Dec
$3,064pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
5 Nov - 17 Dec
$3,902pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
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San Francisco
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San Francisco
Japan Airlines
   
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One-way flights to San Francisco from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to San Francisco
16:30 - 04:30
China Eastern
1 stop
31h 00m
SYD - SFO
China Eastern
$787
lastminute.com.au
09:00 - 07:45
Fiji Airways
1 stop
17h 45m
SYD - SFO
Fiji Airways
$914
Kiwi.com
08:55 - 05:02
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
39h 07m
SYD - SFO
Multiple Airlines
$1,064
Kiwi.com

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 $1,128 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to San Francisco for under $1,128. The cheapest flight booked recently is on China Eastern for just $1,014, but on average you can expect to pay $1,317.

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, Air New Zealand, and Virgin Australia 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 $1,833 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 16 direct flights from Sydney to San Francisco under $1,833. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to San Francisco is less than $6,042.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to San Francisco for under $3,102?

There are currently 12+ open flights from Sydney to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $3,102.

What days are direct flights available from Sydney to San Francisco?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Saturday.

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.

How many flights depart from Sydney to San Francisco on average per day?

Per day, 4 flights depart from Sydney Kingsford Smith to San Francisco on average.
Afternoon (Midday - 6pm) - 100% of flight departures

Does it rain more in Sydney or San Francisco?

Sydney will have greater rainfall in 0 compared to San Francisco over the next 13 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?

American Airlines, Cathay Pacific, and China Eastern can get you from Sydney to San Francisco in just under 13h 25m. Your travel time can differ by up to 17h 35m. The distance between Sydney and San Francisco is about 12017 km. 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 $1,014 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Philippine Airlines, from $1,141, and Japan Airlines, from $1,160. China Eastern is priced at 9% 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?

$783 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from China Eastern. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Fiji Airways and Cathay Pacific, with prices starting from $866 and $1,043, respectively.

Alternative routes for Sydney to San Francisco

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 = $0.71
Average temperature for October in San Francisco
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in San Francisco
30.0 mm

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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
1 daily flight
Monday
1 daily flight
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights
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