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Sydney (SYD) to Washington (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best SYD to WAS flight in 2021: compare Sydney to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
SYD - WAS
Price
$1,236 - $2,089
WAS
Temperature
2 - 27 °C
WAS
Precipitation
66 - 102 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Average price

$1,550

Average for round-trip flights in September 2021

Round-trip from

$1,236

From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Washington All airports (WAS)

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 Washington?

Users have found that flying from Sydney to Washington on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Washington from Sydney with a flight ticket averaging about $1,498. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as $993. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to Washington (SYD - WAS)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Sydney to Washington in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 26% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Washington in September, October 2021

The best prices found for SYD to WAS flights in September, October
25 Oct - 27 Jan
$3,113pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
25 Oct - 27 Jan
$3,314pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
25 Oct - 27 Jan
$3,381pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Malaysia Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney Kingsford Smith to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Sydney found for this year
10 Dec - 6 Jan
$1,731pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 Dec - 28 Jan
$1,764pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
21 Dec - 2 Feb
$1,945pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Washington from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to Washington
06:20 - 18:59
Delta
2 stops
28h 39m
SYD - IAD
Delta
$1,924
Delta
04:00 - 04:50
Korean Air
1 stop
40h 50m
SYD - IAD
Korean Air
$4,680
Jettzy
16:35 - 13:48
ANA
2 stops
37h 13m
SYD - DCA
ANA
$4,968
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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Washington

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sydney to Washington?

If you book a flight to Washington from Sydney, you will be flying from Kingsford Smith, which is the city’s only airport. Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is located 7.5 km from the centre of Sydney. There are 0 flights from Kingsford Smith to Washington per day from 12 different airlines.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Qantas Airways flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Washington have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. 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 Washington. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Sydney to Washington for under $1,800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Washington for under $1,800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,731, but on average you can expect to pay $2,189.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Sydney to Washington return?

Flying on American Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Washington, with prices starting at $2,282. Another option worth looking into is Qantas Airways, starting at $2,401 return.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Delta, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $1,924. ANA flights start at $1,943 while deals on Korean Air start at $4,669 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Sydney to Washington?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $662. While the most popular route (Sydney Kingsford Smith - Washington Dulles Intl) can be booked for $2,022 on average our data indicates $3,392 when flying from Sydney to Washington

What are the most popular routes from Sydney to Washington?

The most popular flight routes from Sydney to Washington are Sydney Kingsford Smith - Washington Dulles Intl, Sydney Kingsford Smith - Baltimore/Washington and Sydney Kingsford Smith - Washington Reagan-National.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sydney to Washington?

Before booking your flight from Sydney to Washington, check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air Canada or Air China.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Washington, DC

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Washington from Sydney?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Washington

Most visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Washington.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Washington.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering Washington.

Do I need a test to fly back to Sydney from Washington?

Returning to Sydney Kingsford Smith from Washington

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sydney to Washington.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.73
Average temperature for September in Washington
28.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Washington
107.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan-National (DCA)

Top 8 airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to Washington 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
Air Canada
$916 $1,340 No cancel fee 67%
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Air China
$968 $1,231 No cancel fee 67%
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United Airlines
$1,103 $1,593 No cancel fee 69%
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Air New Zealand
$1,155 $1,378 No cancel fee 78%
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American Airlines
$1,169 $1,995 No cancel fee 71%
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Virgin Australia
$1,214 $1,929 No cancel fee 80%
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Cathay Pacific
$1,215 $1,584 No cancel fee 72%
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Qantas Airways
$1,227 $1,895 No cancel fee 74%
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