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Airfares from $631 One Way, $950 Round Trip from Los Angeles to Sydney

Prices starting at $950 for return flights and $631 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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More About Flying To Sydney from Los Angeles

Route Information for Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney

Origin Airport IATA Code
QLA
Destination Airport IATA Code
SYD
Distance
7494 mi
Direct Flight Airlines
American Airlines, KLM, Alaska Airlines, SA AVIANCA, Air France, Qantas, Delta Air Lines, Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, Lufthansa, United Airlines, WestJet, Virgin Atlantic
Earliest Flight Arrival
7:50PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival
10:15PM UTC

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.


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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Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Los Angeles to Sydney now?
Head to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most useful information on quarantine and travel restrictions when getting a flight from Los Angeles to Sydney.
Are there non-stop flights from Los Angeles to Sydney?
Start packing those bags, because there are two carriers that offer nonstop flights from Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) to SYD. Check out the deals with United Airlines and Delta.
What is the shortest flight from Los Angeles to Sydney?
With the fastest flight time from Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) to Mascot Airport being 15 hours and 35 minutes, it’s wise to have a few in-flight survival strategies in your repertoire. An eye-mask, a neck pillow and earplugs should be among the essentials packed into your hand luggage.
What airlines fly from Los Angeles to Sydney most frequently?
There are two airlines offering the most frequent flights from LAX to Sydney, NSW (SYD-Kingsford Smith Intl.), including United Airlines (UA). The preferred choice of many travelers, it operates 30 flights on this route each month. Also look into the great deals available with Delta (DL). Offering 30 monthly flights between Los Angeles and Sydney, they make the journey just as delightful as the destination.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Sydney?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Sydney have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Sydney with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Sydney without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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