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Sydney (SYD) to Washington (WAS)

SYD - WAS
Price
$1,177 - $1,991
WAS
Temperature
9 - 32 °C
WAS
Rainfall
60 - 107 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

Round-trip from

$1,177

From Sydney to Washington

One-way from

$1,164

One-way flight from Sydney to Washington

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?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 22% on the overall cost on flights from Sydney to Washington.

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 29 days in advance to save up to 0% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 29 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Sydney to Washington 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,422, or $1,422 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in January. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Washington. Flights to Washington from Sydney in May are about $1,427 on average during May, but can be found for as low as $946.

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

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Sydney to Washington is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 26% on airfare.

Cheap flights from Sydney to Washington in April, May 2021

22 May - 31 Jul
$2,533pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
22 May - 31 Jul
$2,543pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
22 May - 31 Jul
$2,575pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Sydney to Washington 2021 flight deals

21 Aug - 27 Aug
$1,660pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
12 Nov - 16 Nov
$2,247pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
9 Nov - 13 Nov
$2,248pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way flights to Washington from Sydney

07:15 - 12:15
Japan Airlines
2 stops
43h 00m
SYD - DCA
Japan Airlines
$1,164
DreamWorldTravel
18:10 - 12:00
Qatar Airways
1 stop
31h 50m
SYD - IAD
Qatar Airways
$1,523
KAYAK
16:00 - 12:25
Etihad Airways
2 stops
58h 25m
SYD - IAD
Etihad Airways
$1,534
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Flight FAQs

From Sydney to Washington

Can I find flights from Sydney to Washington for under $1,706 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to Washington for under $1,706. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,660, but on average you can expect to pay $2,573.

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

Etihad Airways and Delta are some 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.

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.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to Washington for under $1,706 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Sydney to Washington, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Is Sydney weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 32 °Cs in July, on average. The temperature in Washington is generally hotter than in Sydney. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long does is the flight from Sydney to Washington?

For as low as $4,936, Delta can have you in Washington from Sydney in 19h 58m. 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 Washington return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Sydney to Washington from $2,260 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Malaysia Airlines, from $2,584, and Cathay Pacific, from $2,652.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Japan Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $1,164. Users have also found prices from $1,398 and $1,523 on Japan Airlines and Etihad Airways, respectively.

Destination information for Washington

Today's exchange rate
$1 = $0.77
Average temperature for April in Washington
21.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Washington
83.0 mm

Airports servicing Sydney

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 8 airlines flying from Sydney to Washington

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air China
$703 $894 No cancel fee 67%
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Air Canada
$665 $973 No cancel fee 67%
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Air New Zealand
$838 $1,001 No cancel fee 78%
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Cathay Pacific
$882 $1,150 No cancel fee 72%
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United Airlines
$801 $1,157 No cancel fee 69%
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Qantas Airways
$891 $1,376 No cancel fee 74%
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Virgin Australia
$882 $1,401 No cancel fee 80%
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American Airlines
$849 $1,448 No cancel fee 71%
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