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Cheap flights from Raleigh to Sydney from $1,487

This is the cheapest one-way flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 21/5. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
RDU — SYD
27 Feb — 5 Mar1
1 adult
Tue 27/2
Tue 5/3

The best prices from Raleigh-Durham to Sydney Kingsford Smith are usually found in October or November, booked 80 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Monday

Cheap flight deals from Raleigh to Sydney

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Raleigh (RDU) to Sydney (SYD). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated 23 February 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

October

Average price

$2,553

Round-trip from

$295
High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in February 2024
From Raleigh-Durham to Sydney Kingsford Smith

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Raleigh to Sydney?

Sunday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 40%.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 8 days in advance, which can save you up to 8% on flights from Raleigh to Sydney compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 8 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,829. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $3,887.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Raleigh to Sydney?

October can be a great time to fly to Sydney from Raleigh with a flight ticket averaging about $2,780. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of October for as cheap as $2,088. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Raleigh to Sydney (RDU - SYD)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Raleigh to Sydney in the morning. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 16% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap United Airlines flights from Raleigh to Sydney

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by United Airlines for the route between Raleigh and Sydney. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Take a look at some of the lowest-priced United Airlines flights heading from Raleigh to Sydney. Make sure to double check the flight details before booking.
Sun 3/316:45RDU - SYD
1 stop22h 15mUnited Airlines
Tue 19/311:50SYD - RDU
1 stop25h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,509
Sun 3/306:30RDU - SYD
1 stop31h 50mUnited Airlines
Tue 19/314:00SYD - RDU
2 stops24h 47mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,516
Fri 1/317:35RDU - SYD
1 stop23h 40mUnited Airlines
Sun 10/311:50SYD - RDU
1 stop25h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,585
Fri 1/316:43RDU - SYD
2 stops24h 22mUnited Airlines
Sun 10/314:00SYD - RDU
2 stops30h 13mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,592
Fri 8/318:15RDU - SYD
1 stop23h 00mUnited Airlines
Fri 15/311:50SYD - RDU
1 stop25h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,661
Fri 8/318:15RDU - SYD
1 stop23h 00mUnited Airlines
Fri 15/311:20SYD - RDU
2 stops25h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,669
Sun 26/518:10RDU - SYD
1 stop22h 50mUnited Airlines
Mon 10/610:20SYD - RDU
1 stop20h 42mUnited Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,231
Fri 31/510:40RDU - SYD
2 stops30h 20mUnited Airlines
Mon 10/610:20SYD - RDU
1 stop20h 42mUnited Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,307
Thu 30/510:40RDU - SYD
2 stops30h 20mUnited Airlines
Sat 15/610:20SYD - RDU
1 stop20h 42mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$2,383

Cheap American Airlines flights from Raleigh to Sydney

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by American Airlines for the route between Raleigh and Sydney. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
To aid your search, here are some of the cheapest American Airlines flights we've found from Raleigh to Sydney. Make sure to examine the flight information before completing your reservation.
Wed 15/517:48RDU - SYD
1 stop23h 17mAmerican Airlines
Mon 27/509:15SYD - RDU
1 stop22h 56mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 21/2$2,322
Mon 10/611:24RDU - SYD
2 stops29h 41mAmerican Airlines
Mon 24/609:10SYD - RDU
2 stops40h 54mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 22/2$2,620
Fri 1/318:00RDU - SYD
1 stop23h 00mAmerican Airlines
Sun 10/311:15SYD - RDU
1 stop20h 27mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 22/2$3,052

Cheap Raleigh to Sydney flights in February & March 2024

Find cheap flight options from Raleigh to Sydney specifically for the months of February and March 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Prices were last updated on 23 February 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Raleigh to Sydney in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Sun 3/316:45RDU - SYD
1 stop22h 15mUnited Airlines
Tue 19/311:50SYD - RDU
1 stop25h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,509
Sun 3/306:30RDU - SYD
1 stop31h 50mUnited Airlines
Tue 19/314:00SYD - RDU
2 stops24h 47mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,516
Fri 1/317:35RDU - SYD
1 stop23h 40mUnited Airlines
Sun 10/311:50SYD - RDU
1 stop25h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,585
Fri 1/316:43RDU - SYD
2 stops24h 22mUnited Airlines
Sun 10/314:00SYD - RDU
2 stops30h 13mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,592
Fri 8/318:15RDU - SYD
1 stop23h 00mUnited Airlines
Fri 15/311:50SYD - RDU
1 stop25h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,661
Fri 8/318:15RDU - SYD
1 stop23h 00mUnited Airlines
Fri 15/311:20SYD - RDU
2 stops25h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,669
Thu 14/307:50RDU - SYD
1 stop32h 55mDelta
Mon 18/310:15SYD - RDU
1 stop25h 00mDelta
Deal found 21/2$1,696
Fri 1/310:24RDU - SYD
3 stops30h 26mMultiple Airlines
Sun 10/313:45SYD - RDU
2 stops32h 19mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 22/2$2,874
Fri 1/318:00RDU - SYD
1 stop23h 00mAmerican Airlines
Sun 10/311:15SYD - RDU
1 stop20h 27mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 22/2$3,052

Raleigh to Sydney 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Raleigh and Sydney in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Listed are some of the best fares we've found on flights departing from Raleigh to Sydney in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Sun 3/316:45RDU - SYD
1 stop22h 15mUnited Airlines
Tue 19/311:50SYD - RDU
1 stop25h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,509
Sun 3/306:30RDU - SYD
1 stop31h 50mUnited Airlines
Tue 19/314:00SYD - RDU
2 stops24h 47mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,516
Fri 1/317:35RDU - SYD
1 stop23h 40mUnited Airlines
Sun 10/311:50SYD - RDU
1 stop25h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,585
Fri 1/316:43RDU - SYD
2 stops24h 22mUnited Airlines
Sun 10/314:00SYD - RDU
2 stops30h 13mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,592
Fri 8/318:15RDU - SYD
1 stop23h 00mUnited Airlines
Fri 15/311:50SYD - RDU
1 stop25h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,661
Fri 8/318:15RDU - SYD
1 stop23h 00mUnited Airlines
Fri 15/311:20SYD - RDU
2 stops25h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,669
Thu 14/307:50RDU - SYD
1 stop32h 55mDelta
Mon 18/310:15SYD - RDU
1 stop25h 00mDelta
Deal found 21/2$1,696
Wed 4/1216:51RDU - SYD
2 stops23h 54mAir New Zealand
Sun 29/1212:10SYD - RDU
1 stop20h 21mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/2$1,929
Wed 4/1216:51RDU - SYD
2 stops23h 54mAir New Zealand
Wed 25/1212:10SYD - RDU
1 stop34h 51mAir New Zealand
Deal found 21/2$1,952

Raleigh to Sydney flights leaving soon

Find last-minute flight options from Raleigh to Sydney for spontaneous travel. Discover available flights and compare prices based on user searches. Secure great deals and offers for spontaneous trips with quick booking options. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Consider one of these great deals we found on last-minute flights from Raleigh to Sydney. To prevent any unwanted surprises, users should verify their flight info before booking.
Sun 3/316:45RDU - SYD
1 stop22h 15mUnited Airlines
Tue 19/311:50SYD - RDU
1 stop25h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,509
Sun 3/306:30RDU - SYD
1 stop31h 50mUnited Airlines
Tue 19/314:00SYD - RDU
2 stops24h 47mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,516
Fri 1/317:35RDU - SYD
1 stop23h 40mUnited Airlines
Sun 10/311:50SYD - RDU
1 stop25h 25mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,585
Fri 1/316:43RDU - SYD
2 stops24h 22mUnited Airlines
Sun 10/314:00SYD - RDU
2 stops30h 13mUnited Airlines
Deal found 22/2$1,592
Fri 1/310:24RDU - SYD
3 stops30h 26mMultiple Airlines
Sun 10/313:45SYD - RDU
2 stops32h 19mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 22/2$2,874
Fri 1/318:00RDU - SYD
1 stop23h 00mAmerican Airlines
Sun 10/311:15SYD - RDU
1 stop20h 27mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 22/2$3,052
Fri 1/318:00RDU - SYD
1 stop23h 00mQantas Airways
Sun 10/311:15SYD - RDU
1 stop20h 27mQantas Airways
Deal found 22/2$3,980
Fri 1/316:20RDU - SYD
3 stops49h 10mLATAM Airlines
Sun 10/311:35SYD - RDU
3 stops49h 57mLATAM Airlines
Deal found 21/2$4,866
Sun 3/321:30RDU - SYD
2 stops41h 25mBritish Airways
Tue 19/316:30SYD - RDU
3 stops41h 57mBritish Airways
Deal found 22/2$5,283

One-way flights to Sydney from Raleigh

Search for one-way flight options from Raleigh to Sydney. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.
Take a look at some of the one-way flights we've detected from Raleigh to Sydney. Users can also find round-trip Raleigh to Sydney flights by using the search form above.
Tue 21/516:10RDU - SYD
2 stops49h 10mAir Canada
Deal found 22/2$1,487
Tue 21/516:10RDU - SYD
3 stops49h 10mAir Canada
Deal found 22/2$1,495
Tue 21/519:17RDU - SYD
1 stop20h 58mQantas Airways
Deal found 22/2$1,760

Find flights from Raleigh to Sydney within your budget

Customise your flight search to find flights from Raleigh to Sydney that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 690,988 searches. Data last updated 23 February 2024.

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$1,509 - $2,694

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Raleigh-DurhamSydney Kingsford Smith

RDU - SYD

RDUSYD

Raleigh-Durham

Sun 3/3

1 stop22h 15m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 19/3

1 stop25h 25m

$1,509

Raleigh-DurhamSydney Kingsford Smith

RDU - SYD

RDUSYD

Raleigh-Durham

Sun 3/3

1 stop31h 50m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 19/3

2 stops24h 47m

$1,516

Raleigh-DurhamSydney Kingsford Smith

RDU - SYD

RDUSYD

Raleigh-Durham

Thu 14/3

2 stops29h 05m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Mon 18/3

2 stops27h 27m

$1,592

Raleigh-DurhamSydney Kingsford Smith

RDU - SYD

RDUSYD

Raleigh-Durham

Thu 14/3

1 stop32h 55m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Mon 18/3

1 stop25h 00m

$1,696

Raleigh-DurhamSydney Kingsford Smith

RDU - SYD

RDUSYD

Raleigh-Durham

Sun 26/5

1 stop22h 50m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Mon 10/6

2 stops27h 09m

$2,004

Raleigh-DurhamSydney Kingsford Smith

RDU - SYD

RDUSYD

Raleigh-Durham

Sun 26/5

2 stops29h 55m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Mon 10/6

2 stops27h 23m

$2,121

Raleigh-DurhamSydney Kingsford Smith

RDU - SYD

RDUSYD

Raleigh-Durham

Wed 15/5

1 stop23h 17m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Mon 27/5

1 stop22h 56m

$2,322

Raleigh-DurhamSydney Kingsford Smith

RDU - SYD

RDUSYD

Raleigh-Durham

Sun 18/8

1 stop23h 05m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sun 25/8

1 stop22h 30m

$2,498

Raleigh-DurhamSydney Kingsford Smith

RDU - SYD

RDUSYD

Raleigh-Durham

Thu 27/6

1 stop24h 10m

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Tue 16/7

1 stop22h 30m

$2,694

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Deals found on 22/2

When is the best time to book a flight from Raleigh to Sydney?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight from Raleigh to Sydney. Price data was last updated on 28 January 2024.
The best time to book flights from Raleigh to Sydney is 80 days before your desired departure date. The cost of your flight will likely increase significantly if you book two weeks in advance of your flight.
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When is the cheapest time to fly from Raleigh to Sydney?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly return from Raleigh to Sydney. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.
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Midday
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Travellers seeking maximum savings on their Raleigh to Sydney flight should consider departing on Monday afternoons when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday evenings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Average price of flights to Sydney by month

Plan your trip from Raleigh to Sydney by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight from Raleigh to Sydney is currently $1,581 while a return flight costs $1,995. Price data was last updated on 18 February 2024.

Currently, August is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Raleigh to Sydney (average of $127). Flying from Raleigh to Sydney in December is currently the most expensive (average of $167). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

January

$230

February

$206

March

$229

April

$224

May

$206

June

$213

July

$206

August

$194

September

$200

October

$204

November

$235

December

$254

Temperature and rainfall in Sydney by month

Plan your trip to Sydney by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

SYD

Temperature

11 - 22 °C

Reviews of airlines servicing Sydney

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Sydney. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Sydney. Reviews last updated 23 February 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown with United Airlines, American Airlines and Air New Zealand from Raleigh to Sydney to help guide your decision. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.3
Very Good
741 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.8

Food

7.7

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

8.3
Very Good
741 reviews
8.3
Very Good
741 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.8

Food

7.7

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

8.1
Very Good
11,921 reviews
8.3
Very Good
741 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.8

Food

7.7

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

7.8
Good
1,116 reviews
8.3
Very Good
741 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.8

Food

7.7

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

7.4
Good
11,872 reviews
8.3
Very Good
741 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.8

Food

7.7

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

7.3
Good
15,643 reviews
8.3
Very Good
741 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.8

Food

7.7

Comfort

8.1

Boarding

8.4

Overall

8.3

Reviews

1 / 10

The flight was great and the staff was very friendly and helpful.

Related info for your journey

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Can I find flights from Raleigh to Sydney for under $1,600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Raleigh to Sydney for under $1,600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $1,509, but on average you can expect to pay $1,926.

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

There are currently 11+ open flights from Raleigh to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than $1,600.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Raleigh to Sydney round-trip from $1,509. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Delta, from $1,696, and Air New Zealand, from $2,004. These flights start at 45% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

What does RDU to SYD mean?

RDU and SYD are unique codes to identify airports used in the aviation industry. They are defined by IATA (International Air Transport Association) and are commonly called IATA codes. RDU to SYD refers to a flight route from Raleigh-Durham Airport to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport.

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Top 2 airlines flying from Raleigh to Sydney

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AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
United AirlinesCheapest$2,134Average$2,214FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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American AirlinesCheapest$2,137Average$2,334FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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