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Cheap flights from Sydney to San Francisco

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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 2021: compare Sydney to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
SYD - SFO
Price
$802 - $1,577
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

Average price

$823

Average for round-trip flights in May 2021

Round-trip from

$802

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 $1,041.

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 $1,007 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $699.

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 18% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Sydney to San Francisco in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SYD to SFO flights in May, June
15 Jun - 19 Sep
$2,115pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 Jun - 19 Sep
$2,180pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 Jun - 19 Sep
$2,473pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
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San Francisco
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Sydney to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Sydney found for this year
15 Nov - 8 Dec
$967pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
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SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
15 Nov - 8 Dec
$974pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
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1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
11 Nov - 1 Feb
$1,144pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Japan Airlines
   
2 STOPS
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Sydney Kingsford Smith

Direct flights to San Francisco from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to San Francisco direct flight deals
28 May - 4 Jun
$3,782pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
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San Francisco
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28 Aug - 30 Sep
$5,819pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
3 Aug - 3 Nov
$5,987pp
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Sydney Kingsford Smith
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One-way flights to San Francisco from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to San Francisco
07:15 - 14:13
Japan Airlines
2 stops
47h 58m
SYD - SFO
Japan Airlines
$1,198
Travelgenio
18:10 - 09:35
Qatar Airways
1 stop
32h 25m
SYD - SFO
Qatar Airways
$1,199
qatarairways.com
06:25 - 15:20
Philippine Airlines
1 stop
25h 55m
SYD - SFO
Philippine Airlines
$1,206
mytrip.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to San Francisco

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 4 flights from Kingsford Smith (SYD) to San Francisco (SFO) per day to choose from. Flights to San Francisco from Kingsford Smith are available from 19 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 13h 30m is how long a nonstop flight from Sydney to San Francisco typically takes.

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 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.

Can I find flights from Sydney to San Francisco for under $1,400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to San Francisco for under $1,400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,381, but on average you can expect to pay $1,943.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to San Francisco for under $3,818 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 5 direct flights from Sydney to San Francisco under $3,818. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to San Francisco is less than $6,306.

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 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?

Qatar Airways and ANA can get you from Sydney to San Francisco in just under 32h 25m. Your travel time can differ by up to 4h 25m. 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 $1,842 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Qatar Airways.

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

$997 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 Qatar Airways and Philippine Airlines, with prices starting from $1,142 and $1,206, respectively.

Alternative routes for Sydney to San Francisco

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to San Francisco.
Today's exchange rate
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Average temperature for May in San Francisco
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
14.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing San Francisco

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.
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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Hourly flight availability from Sydney to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sydney towards San Francisco.
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Weekly flight availability
from Sydney to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed 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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