Cheap flights from Australia to the United States

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How far in advance should I book a flight from Australia to USA?

Find a great deal and save up to 14% by booking at least 46 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 Australia to USA within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $1,589.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Australia to USA?

March is one of the best times of the year to fly to USA from Australia. Prices for March average $1,429 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $1,068. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a March flight can save you 48% on your journey compared to booking in December

When is the cheapest time to fly from Australia to USA (AU - US)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Australia to USA as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Australia to USA in May, June 2022

The best prices found for Australia to USA flights in May, June
13 Jun. - 20 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

9h 30m
HNL

Honolulu

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 15m
$527

Jetstar

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Deal found 13/5/22

13 Jun. - 20 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

9h 30m
HNL

Honolulu

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 15m
$533

Jetstar

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Deal found 14/5/22

13 Jun. - 20 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

9h 30m
HNL

Honolulu

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 15m
$537

Jetstar

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Deal found 14/5/22

Australia to USA 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to USA from Australia found for this year
13 Jun. - 20 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

9h 30m
HNL

Honolulu

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 15m
$527

Jetstar

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Deal found 13/5/22

13 Jun. - 20 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

9h 30m
HNL

Honolulu

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 15m
$533

Jetstar

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Deal found 14/5/22

13 Jun. - 20 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

9h 30m
HNL

Honolulu

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 15m
$537

Jetstar

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Deal found 14/5/22

Cheap Air Canada flights from Australia to USA

18 Oct. - 31 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

24h 07m
LAX

Los Angeles

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

24h 05m
$1,039

Air Canada

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Deal found 13/5/22

18 Jul. - 8 Aug.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

20h 05m
LAX

Los Angeles

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

41h 45m
$1,045

Air Canada

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Deal found 13/5/22

20 Oct. - 31 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

19h 07m
LAX

Los Angeles

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

21h 05m
$1,046

Air Canada

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Deal found 15/5/22

Cheap Fiji Airways flights from Australia to USA

19 Oct. - 2 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

16h 45m
LAX

Los Angeles

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

18h 45m
$1,069

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 13/5/22

8 Nov. - 22 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

16h 50m
LAX

Los Angeles

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

18h 45m
$1,075

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 13/5/22

26 Aug. - 10 Sep.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

16h 40m
LAX

Los Angeles

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

18h 50m
$1,079

Fiji Airways

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Deal found 13/5/22

Direct flights to USA from Australia

Save time with Australia to USA direct flight deals
13 Jun. - 20 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

9h 30m
HNL

Honolulu

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 15m
$527

Jetstar

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Deal found 13/5/22

13 Jun. - 20 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

9h 30m
HNL

Honolulu

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 15m
$533

Jetstar

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Deal found 14/5/22

13 Jun. - 20 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

9h 30m
HNL

Honolulu

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 15m
$537

Jetstar

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Deal found 14/5/22

Last-minute flights from Australia to USA

Late deals on return flights to USA from Australia, departing today and this week
26 May - 20 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

9h 30m
HNL

Honolulu

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 15m
$546

Jetstar

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Deal found 15/5/22

26 May - 19 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

9h 30m
HNL

Honolulu

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

26h 55m
$618

Jetstar

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Deal found 15/5/22

26 May - 18 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

9h 30m
HNL

Honolulu

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

10h 15m
$635

Jetstar

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Deal found 15/5/22

One-way flights to USA from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to USA
26 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

9h 30m
$295

Jetstar

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Deal found 14/5/22

13 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

9h 30m
$300

Jetstar

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Deal found 14/5/22

26 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

HNL

Honolulu

Nonstop

9h 30m
$305

Jetstar

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Deal found 16/5/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Australia to USA flights.

What airports serve Australia to USA flights?

You’ll find different flight options for a trip to the United States at three of Australia’s five largest airports. Flights depart daily from Sydney Airport as well as airports in both Melbourne and Perth. The United States has an immense number of airports and most serve the significant carriers offering flights originating from airports in Sydney, Melbourne, and Perth. However, a majority arrive along the West Coast, stopping at Honolulu, HI or Los Angeles, CA. Only eight km from Sydney’s CBD, the Sydney Airport is accessible by taxi, shuttle, or ride-share services. There is also a direct train link into the city, with a station conveniently located at the northern end of the terminal. Melbourne International Airport or Perth International Airport also offer service to carriers from the United States, with flight times varying from 13+ to 16+ hours, or more. Vehicle trips from the Melbourne city center to its airport takes roughly half of an hour, while the drive from the Perth CBD to the airport is 15-20 minutes.

Which airlines fly directly from Australia to the United States?

Many international carriers fly from Australia’s Sydney Airport to Hawaii or the Continental United States each day, including Jetstar, Qantas, Virgin Australia, American Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, and Delta ranking as the most common.

What are the stopover options on flights from Australia to the United States?

The flight times between Australia and the United States are quite challenging, and many travelers elect to enjoy a stopover. The island state of Hawaii is a very common stopover and frequently departs from Sydney and Brisbane. Many flights also schedule a stopover in Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport is a frequent stop, and some travelers aboard Air Tahiti Nui flights arriving in Los Angeles will book specifically for the stopover option in Papeete. The Maldives as well as Mauritius are also common points to stop during such a flight, and common connections occur in Dubai, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Colombo.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Australia to the United States?

If you are the owner of an Australian passport, you are part of the Visa Waiver Program. All Australian citizens are required to get travel authorization before heading to the U.S through the Electronic System for Travel Authorizations (ESTA). It takes minutes, but applications should be done at least 72 hours prior to departure.

Which airlines flying from Australia to United States have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, and Fiji Airways 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 Australia to USA for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to USA for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Jetstar for just $527, but on average you can expect to pay $592.

Are there direct flights from Australia to USA for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Australia to USA under $600. A good price for a direct flight from Australia to USA is less than $596.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to USA for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Australia to USA within the next 7 days for less than $600.

How popular is this Australia to USA flight route?

Within the past month, 12,428 users have taken a look at flights from Australia to United States.

What are the most eco-friendly airlines from Australia to the USA?

Delta and United Airlines are two of the most eco-friendly carriers with flights to the USA from Australia. These airlines have taken several measures to ensure low carbon emissions and sustainable travel, including providing a direct flight from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Individually, both airlines have also taken several measures to ensure low carbon emissions. For instance, Delta has replaced most of its old fleet with the newer and more efficient A321s and A220s. They also have over the years invested heavily in carbon offsets and ran offsetting programs, and now, they are flying lighter aircraft, thanks to their new wireless in-flight entertainment system. Similarly, United Airlines is determined to reduce its carbon footprint. Most of their old fleet has been replaced by new ones with improved efficiency and lower emissions. They have also increased the economy class capacity, and they now ferry more passengers, meaning less carbon produced per passenger.

How can I fly more sustainably from Australia to the USA?

Passengers also have a role to play in the fight for sustainable travel. There are these steps you can take to ensure you fly more sustainably. First, prioritize direct flights over connecting flights. Direct flights take off and land only once, meaning less pollution since these are the most polluting flight activities. Second, pack light. Stick to the airline's baggage weight limits to avoid overloading since it causes more fuel to be used and more pollution. Finally, avoid single-use plastics and disposable headphones. Instead, bring your own reusable bottles and headphones.

Top 5 airlines flying from Australia to USA

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to USA choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
RexCheapest$121Average$144FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time86%COVID-19 safety
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EmiratesCheapest$361Average$2,621FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time75%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$499Average$2,098FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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China SouthernCheapest$803Average$1,273FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%COVID-19 safety
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China EasternCheapest$883Average$1,358FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time62%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Australia to USA

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