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Los Angeles (LAX) to Sydney (SYD)
Typically, flights to Sydney from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Sydney Kingsford Smith, which has an average price of $1,208
|CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO SYDNEY FROM LOS ANGELES||August||18% cheaper||Flying from Los Angeles to Sydney costs on average just $999 in August|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO SYDNEY FROM LOS ANGELES||December||44% more expensive||It costs about $1,749 for flights to Sydney from Los Angeles in December|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO SYDNEY FROM LOS ANGELES||December||370% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Sydney from Los Angeles in December than any other month|
With iconic landscapes and a glorious harbor, the buzzing and vibrant city of Sydney offers a visual treat unlike most other cities in the world. Offering some of the Southern Hemisphere’s best surf and attractions, Sydney caters to a wide range of travelers and is a year-round destination. It also boasts a round the year line-up of events and festivals. The city’s high season is from December – February. The sunny climate and average temperatures of 70 – 75 degrees Fahrenheit attract snowbirds from all over the globe. While this is the ideal time to enjoy the outdoors, beaches, and everything that Sydney has to offer, be prepared for high room rates and long queues at popular attractions. For a slightly quieter experience, visit Sydney in the shoulder months from September – November or March – May. From June – August, the average temperatures range from 45 – 65 degrees Fahrenheit. Since this is the low season, you’ll find fewer crowds. Hotel rates are at their lowest and you will also be able to enjoy festivals such as Vivid Sydney, Sydney Film Festival, Bondi Feast, and the Australian International Music Festival during this time.
If you are planning a flight to Sydney and are looking to avoid the rain, you should avoid traveling during the months of March and June. These months will typically see 5.1 inches or more of rain, meaning that rain is likely. If you do run into rain while in Sydney, there are still things to do and ways to enjoy your trip. While in Sydney you will find Museum of Contemporary Art nearby which is a great museum to visit when you’re looking for things to do indoors. For those looking to take in an art gallery during their visit, Museum of Contemporary Art is a well known gallery in the area. Shopping centers like Pitt Street Mall are very popular destinations for those visiting the Sydney area. Pitt Street Mall is a great place to go if you’re looking to spend some time inside. Popular options when the weather doesn’t cooperate are indoor, family-friendly attractions like aquariums. Sydney has Sea Life Sydney Aquarium nearby for tourists looking for something to do while avoiding the poor weather.
Sydney has a water park in the area named Cook and Phillip Park Aquatic and Fitness Centre. Families typically love visiting Cook and Phillip Park Aquatic and Fitness Centre when the weather is just right. Those looking to fly to Sydney to visit these parks would likely find that the best time to do so is during January or February, when there is only a moderate chance of rain and the weather is typically above 70 degrees fahrenheit.
When flying to Sydney from United States, momondo travelers will most often fly with one of these popular airlines: Qantas Airways, United Airlines, Air Canada or Delta. Depending on what airport in United States you fly from, you may be able to find flights with any of these popular airlines.
Asiana Airlines will jet to Sydney around 27 times in an average week. Where you fly from will dictate what kind of deals you can get for Asiana Airlines, but prices as low as $678 have been found from Los Angeles to Sydney. Asiana Airlines has scored 8.9/10 in momondo user reviews.
Another popular choice for flights to Sydney is Korean Air (8.6/10, 193 reviews). Most Korean Air flights landing in Sydney will be arriving from Incheon Intl, but there are 7 Korean Air flights to Sydney from all departure points globally so prices can vary significantly. The best Korean Air deal found on momondo this week was $2,253 (Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to Sydney, round-trip).
Most of Sydney’s popular tourist attractions are located in the CBD or around the harbor. If your hotel is in the downtown area, you can easily cover most of the attractions on foot. It is best to avoid driving within the city as traffic is always heavy and Aussies drive on the left side of the road which may not be easy for those who are accustomed to driving on the right. To visit the surfing areas such as Bondi and Manly, you have plenty of other public transportation options.
Sydney Trains runs a convenient train and light rail network for getting around in the city. Its City Circle line connects many of the popular tourist attractions including the Sydney Opera House, The Rocks, and the Royal Botanic Gardens. Fares are based on time and distance travelled. An Adult Opal single train ticket fare starts at $4.20 AUD, while the same fare using an Adult Opal smart travel card will be $3.46 AUD. For light rail, the fare range is the same as that for buses.
Sydney Buses offers an extensive network connecting all parts of Sydney and its outskirts. However, Sydney is a big and bustling city and buses, or any other ground transportation will be prone to frequent traffic jams and delays, particularly during rush hour. Fares are based on distance travelled and start at $2.60 AUD for the Adult Opal single bus ticket fare and $2.15 AUD if you use the Adult Opal card.
To get to areas such as Manly Harbour or Darling Harbour, or to take in the sights of the spectacular Sydney Harbour, hop on to one of the Sydney Ferries from the main ferry terminal at Circular Quay. Approximately 7 ferry lines operate from here and ferries depart every 25 – 40 minutes. Fares are based on the destination. One-way fares start at $7.10 AUD for the Adult Opal single trip ticket fare and $5.88 AUD if you use the Adult Opal card.
Taxis are easily available all over Sydney city and you can hail a taxi directly in the streets. Taxi fares are determined by the number of kilometers traveled and additional surcharges apply during peak hours and on weekends.
Citizens of any nationality other than Australia and New Zealand need a visa or an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) and a valid passport to enter Australia for business or tourism. Please check the Australian Government Department of Home Affairs website.
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One of the most vibrant urban destinations in the world, Sydney offers something for everyone. Apart from popular attractions and iconic monuments, the city features lush green parks, museums and galleries, scenic harbors, surf-worthy beaches, and a host of shopping, dining and entertainment options. Here are a few suggestions on what to do when you travel to Sydney.
Purchase an Opal Card
Sydney’s public transportation is fast, efficient, and economical. Instead of trying to drive in the city, rely on the trains, buses and ferries, and pick up an Opal card for significant discounts on travel.
Invest in an iVenture card
Invest in an iVenture card to enjoy significant savings on Sydney’s top attractions. Check out the Sydney Unlimited Attraction Pass that includes 27 top attractions and tours. A 3-day adult pass costs $216.75 AUD. If you plan to visit other cities in Australia, consider the Australia Multi City Flexi Attraction Pass.
Pick up some Aussie slang!
Aussies love their slang and if you wish to mingle with the locals and soak in the true Aussie culture, it may be worthwhile to pick up some of the popular local lingo like ‘mate’ (friend), ‘barbie’ (barbeque), ‘bevvies’ (alcoholic beverages), ‘brekkie’ (breakfast).
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