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Selected fares from Los Angeles to Sydney

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Route Information for Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney

Origin Airport IATA Code LAX
Destination Airport IATA Code SYD
Flight Price $679
Distance 11,991 km

Orbitz offers a quick and easy way to find cheap flights from LA to Sydney. Use the handy tools on the Orbitz flights page to target your search, and you’ll be able to find a choice of great deals on flights to Sydney.

Popular Routes from Los Angeles to Sydney

As the largest city on the West Coast, LA is a popular departure point for passengers traveling from the US to Australia. All of the flights that depart Los Angeles for Sydney leave from LAX and arrive at Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport.

Direct flights from LA to Sydney allow you to depart California and arrive in the Aussie metropolis in less than a day. An increasing number of airlines are offering non-stop services on the route, giving you a great selection of departure times and airfares to choose from.

As well as direct flights, connecting services are also available between LA and Sydney. Although these stopping services can be more affordable, they will increase your travel time, with some flights taking well over a day to reach their destination.

Airlines offering non-stop flights from LA to Sydney include: United Airlines, Virgin Australia, Delta and American Airlines.

The Flight from Los Angeles to Sydney

If you opt for a non-stop flight, you can expect to spend around 15 hours in the air. On the return leg, planes can travel a little faster and you should be able to fly from Sydney back to LA in less than 14 hours.

Once you’re on board your long haul flight to Sydney, you’ll find a good choice of entertainment options at your fingertips. Most planes that fly from LA to Sydney offer a great selection of movies, games and audio options.

Spend your 15 airborne hours catching up on the latest Hollywood releases, listening to albums from your favorite artists or playing a choice of computer games. Alternatively, turn the digital entertainment off and spend the time reading a great book instead.

During the time that you’re airborne, you’ll be served a variety of meals and snacks. The exact meals you’ll get on board will depend on the time you fly and the airline you fly with. Most airlines serve at least two hot meals during the journey as well as a selection of drinks and snacks.

Once you’re on the ground in Sydney, you can continue your onward journey by trains, bus or taxi. Alternatively, if you’re traveling to another part of Australia, you can jump on a connecting flight from Sydney Airport.

Arrive for your Aussie adventure relaxed and refreshed with a non-stop flight from LA.

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Australia is one of the largest countries on Earth. Thanks to its enormous size, flying is the best way to get out and explore. If you want to see more of this unique country, book a flight on one of these popular routes.

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*Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.