Cheap flights from San Francisco to Sydney

Round-trip
1 adult
Economy
From?
To?
Tue 9/21
Tue 9/28

Travel Restriction Alert

The COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak may impact travel from San Francisco to Sydney.
View current Australia travel restrictions

Flight information for San Francisco to Sydney
(SFO to SYD)

Find info about flight duration, direct flights, and airports for your flight from San Francisco to Sydney
Best Price Found$859The best flight deal from San Francisco to Sydney found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $859
Fastest flight time14h 35mThe fastest flight from San Francisco to Sydney takes 14h 35m
Direct flightsNoneThere are no direct flights from San Francisco to Sydney. Popular non-direct route for this connection is San Francisco Airport - Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport.
Airports in Sydney1 airportThere is 1 airport near Sydney: Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from San Francisco to Sydney

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Sydney?

August

The cheapest time of year to fly to Sydney from San Francisco is August. Most expensive is December

What is the cheapest day to depart San Francisco for Sydney?

Tuesday

The cheapest day of the week is typically Tuesday. The most expensive is typically Friday

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Sydney?

at noon

San Francisco to Sydney flights are approximately 10% more expensive in the afternoon than at noon

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Sydney from San Francisco?

Alaska Airlines

Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, and China Eastern are the most popular carriers operating from San Francisco to Sydney

What is the cheapest San Francisco to Sydney flight route?

San Francisco - Sydney Kingsford Smith

Fly from San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith for the best San Francisco - Sydney flight prices

How far in advance should you book San Francisco to Sydney flights?

34 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from San Francisco to Sydney is approximately 34 days to departure


Easily compare round-trip flights from San Francisco to Sydney

Below you can see the best fares for your round-trip flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from San Francisco to Sydney by changing tabs
Fiji Airways
Dec 2
SFO4:00 pmSan Francisco
20h 00m
1 stop
SYD12:00 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Jan 27
SYD9:00 amSydney Kingsford Smith
17h 45m
1 stop
SFO2:45 amSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Dec 3
SFO7:15 amSan Francisco
28h 45m
2 stops
SYD12:00 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Dec 12
SYD8:30 amSydney Kingsford Smith
26h 33m
2 stops
SFO11:03 amSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Dec 3
SFO7:15 amSan Francisco
28h 45m
2 stops
SYD12:00 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Jan 25
SYD9:00 amSydney Kingsford Smith
26h 25m
2 stops
SFO11:25 amSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Jan 18
SFO3:00 amSan Francisco
33h 30m
2 stops
SYD12:30 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Jan 29
SYD9:30 amSydney Kingsford Smith
23h 25m
2 stops
SFO8:55 amSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Dec 3
SFO3:30 amSan Francisco
32h 30m
2 stops
SYD12:00 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Dec 12
SYD8:30 amSydney Kingsford Smith
26h 33m
2 stops
SFO11:03 amSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Feb 20
SFO9:00 amSan Francisco
27h 30m
2 stops
SYD12:30 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Mar 5
SYD9:30 amSydney Kingsford Smith
21h 46m
2 stops
SFO7:16 amSan Francisco

Find the cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Sydney

If you're looking for one-way flights from San Francisco to Sydney, view some of our deals below provided by Air Tahiti Nui and Fiji Airways
Multiple Airlines
Mar 11
SFO2:40 amSan Francisco
37h 05m
1 stop
SYD3:45 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
Mar 9
SFO2:40 amSan Francisco
37h 05m
1 stop
SYD3:45 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Fiji Airways
Mar 1
SFO5:00 pmSan Francisco
19h 30m
1 stop
SYD12:30 pmSydney Kingsford Smith

Search last-minute flights to Sydney from San Francisco

Find and compare flight prices for your last-minute flight from San Francisco to Sydney
Multiple Airlines
Sep 26
SFO7:55 pmSan Francisco
44h 20m
2 stops
SYD4:15 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Nov 15
SYD4:45 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
37h 35m
2 stops
SFO6:20 amSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Sep 26
SFO7:55 pmSan Francisco
44h 20m
2 stops
SYD4:15 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Nov 15
SYD4:35 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
36h 35m
1 stop
SFO5:10 amSan Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Sep 26
SFO7:55 pmSan Francisco
44h 20m
2 stops
SYD4:15 pmSydney Kingsford Smith
Nov 15
SYD1:40 amSydney Kingsford Smith
37h 10m
3 stops
SFO2:50 pmSan Francisco

Best airlines flying from San Francisco to Sydney

Compare and see reviews for airlines that fly from San Francisco to Sydney with momondo
AirlineRatingFree CancellationPrice
Alaska Airlines
PriceFrom $98
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.3
8.7

Boarding

8.5

Comfort

8.7

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

7.6

Food

Reviews

Great service

1 / 10
Delta
PriceFrom $129
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.3
8.3

Boarding

8.5

Comfort

8.4

Crew

8.1

Entertainment

8.1

Food

Reviews

Great

1 / 10
Fiji Airways
PriceFrom $589
Free Cancellation
Rating
5.8
5.5

Boarding

6.0

Comfort

6.5

Crew

5.5

Entertainment

5.5

Food

Reviews

Pros: Friendly attendants; a lot of service available.

Cons: Movie selection was minimal and mostly outdated; food was small portions and less than interesting choices.

1 / 2
American Airlines
PriceFrom $591
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.2
7.4

Boarding

7.1

Comfort

7.8

Crew

7.1

Entertainment

6.8

Food

Reviews

Flight attendant for first class is definitely not a morning person. Oh and the WiFi DID NOT WORK!

1 / 10
Virgin Australia
PriceFrom $606
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.2
Qantas Airways
PriceFrom $625
Free Cancellation
Rating
7.4
7.7

Boarding

6.8

Comfort

8.6

Crew

6.8

Entertainment

7.3

Food

Reviews

Cons: For a flagship airline, a in seat screen should be a given. This is not a budget airline.

1 / 4
Hawaiian Airlines
PriceFrom $646
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.2
8.3

Boarding

8.7

Comfort

8.9

Crew

7.8

Entertainment

8.1

Food

Reviews

Great flight attendants and overall experience. Will definitely continue to choose Hawaiian airlines for future trips to the islands!

1 / 10
United Airlines
PriceFrom $646
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.8
7.2

Boarding

6.6

Comfort

7.5

Crew

6.6

Entertainment

6.1

Food

Reviews

Not because the flight is going to Africa we can’t get better service on board

1 / 10
China Southern
PriceFrom $678
Free Cancellation
Rating
6.9
7.0

Boarding

6.7

Comfort

7.7

Crew

7.2

Entertainment

6.3

Food

Reviews

Pros: The cabin crews professional, kind, and helpful attitude all the time during the flight.

Cons: 1- The boarding, was very late as well as the departure. 2- The captain’s departing and landing technique, I had a feeling the plane was going to dismantle due to his harsh landing!. 3- The food’s quality.

1 / 10
Air New Zealand
PriceFrom $727
Free Cancellation
Rating
8.6
8.6

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

9.1

Crew

8.2

Entertainment

8.6

Food

Reviews

Pros: I like how everything went to be honest. No complaints :)

Cons: I enjoyed it all :)

1 / 6

  • Which airlines flying from San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith have COVID-19 safety policies in place?

    Many airlines have put safety measures in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19. One is Philippine Airlines. Usage of HEPA filters, scheduled sanitation, enhanced cleaning of aircrafts, pre-flight testing, and mask policies are some of the implemented practices made by airlines to help keep you safe as you depart from San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith. Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

  • Are airlines flying from San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    Due to the global impact of COVID-19, some of our airline partners operating flights from San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith, such as Qantas Airways, United Airlines, and Fiji Airways may have put in place flexible cancellation policies. Use our site to search for all of the airlines offering this flexibility to you.

  • How far is San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith by plane?

    Sydney Kingsford Smith is 7420.1 mi away from San Francisco. Flights usually cover this in 19h 30m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.


Can I fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith from San Francisco right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Most visitors from San Francisco will not be allowed to enter Sydney Kingsford Smith.

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

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

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Can I fly back to San Francisco from Sydney Kingsford Smith?

Returning to San Francisco from Sydney Kingsford Smith

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 San Francisco.

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

If you are planning to travel to Sydney at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Sydney

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Los Angeles to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time14h 50m
Cheapest price$860
Ontario to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time22h 50m
Cheapest price$1,086
San Jose to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time22h 35m
Cheapest price$1,123
Oakland, California to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time34h 00m
Cheapest price$1,151
San Diego to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time26h 25m
Cheapest price$1,154
Santa Ana to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time19h 15m
Cheapest price$1,472
Sacramento to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time27h 17m
Cheapest price$1,488
Reno to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time28h 15m
Cheapest price$1,595