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Fares from $444 One Way, $836 Round Trip from Los Angeles to Sydney

Prices starting at $836 for return flights and $444 for one-way flights to Sydney were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Sydney?

You're in luck — there are 3 airlines which offer nonstop services between Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) and Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.). Here are some of the best:

  • Delta Air Lines
  • Virgin Australia
  • Qantas
What is the shortest flight from Los Angeles to Sydney?

With a minimum flight duration of 14 hours and 45 minutes, it's a wise idea to be as comfortable as you can. Collected a few air points? You might like to use them to upgrade your seat on your Los Angeles to Sydney journey.

What airlines fly from Los Angeles to Sydney most frequently?

Consider booking a ticket with Delta Air Lines (DL), which frequently services this route. This airline operates 24 flights every month between Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) and Sydney, NSW Airport (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.). Virgin Australia (VA) will also fly you to your destination in style and comfort. Offering 17 monthly flights between Los Angeles and Sydney, it's another quality airline to look into.

Route Information for Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney

Origin Airport IATA CodeQLA
Destination Airport IATA CodeSYD
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Flights Review

Jan 14, 2020

The flight attendants went out of their way to be helpful, and they were very personable. Probably my best flight ever.

Jan 3, 2020

Qantas charged $35 for assigned seat where other airlines on my itinerary let me choose for free. Passenger beware on chosing flights .

Dec 18, 2019

Loved that there were snacks!

Sep 23, 2019

Great stewardess crew. Delightful

Nov 23, 2018

Bad seats

Oct 5, 2018


Sep 26, 2018

Everything in Polaris class lived up to reputation except for the food.

Aug 25, 2018

Liked the partnering with virgin Australia

Apr 23, 2018

Wifi didn’t work on my or my friends devices

Feb 23, 2018

The 15 hours went by fairly quickly. We were treated well by the airline staff

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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.

Other Flight Destinations in Australia

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, 2019 to December 31, 2019 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.