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Airfares from $629 One Way, $956 Round Trip from San Francisco to Sydney

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More About Flying To Sydney from San Francisco

Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Sydney

Origin Airport IATA Code SJC
Destination Airport IATA Code SYD
Distance 7424 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Virgin Australia, Air New Zealand, Lufthansa, United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 10:05PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 10:05PM UTC

From San Francisco to Sydney

San Francisco is a beautiful and innovative city, but you may want to travel and experience new cultures. You can travel to Sydney, Australia for outdoor adventures and high-class cultural experiences. When you travel from San Francisco to Sydney, check out to get great deals on air tickets and more.

San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International Airport, located off the Bayshore Freeway, is about 20 minutes from the city center. Some of the airlines that service this airport include Delta, Frontier and Air New Zealand. The easiest way to get to the airport is to either drive your own car or take the BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) train. BART is a convenient way to get to and from the airport, and the fare usually costs under $10, which makes it the most economical option.

If you drive your own car, the long-term parking lot at the airport costs $18 per day. Short-term parking is $36 a day, and the daily parking lot costs $28 per day. Once you're at the airport, you can grab a bite to eat at Burger King, Starbucks, Subway or any of the other great restaurants in the terminals.

Sydney: Natural Beauty and Sophisticated Culture

Sydney, located in New South Wales, is on the eastern coast of Australia. The bustling city life mixes well with the beach atmosphere and other natural wonders. No matter what your interests, you're sure to find something to love in Sydney.

Sydney Airport and Beyond

Sydney Airport, located on Airport Drive, is only about 20 minutes from the city center. The airport offers many passenger services, including a bank, a post office and even a massage therapist. To get from the airport to your final destination, you can rent a car, hire a taxi or take the bus. Taxis can be expensive, costing between $50 and $165, depending on your destination. The bus is the least expensive option, costing between $2.10 and $7.50 per trip. Renting a car will give you the most flexibility and will cost you around $40 per day.

Sydney experiences winter from June to August, with average temperatures ranging from 47 to 64 degrees Fahrenheit. Average temperatures in summer, from December to February, range between 64 and 79 degrees Fahrenheit. Sydney experiences steady rainfall throughout the year, so you should pack an umbrella no matter when you go. Once you're there, you can take in the sights and sounds of the ocean at Sydney Harbor or see a show at the Sydney Opera House. Those interested in relaxing in the sun can visit Bondi Beach. No matter your preferences, you'll find something worthwhile in Sydney.

San Francisco to Sydney

Go from one coastal city to another when you travel from San Francisco to Sydney. While in Sidney, you can cuddle a koala at the zoo or visit an art gallery. Whatever you do when you get there, be sure to book your trip on They help you find great rates on international and domestic flights.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from San Francisco to Sydney now?
The Covid-19 Travel Advisor can answer all your queries about current travel restrictions and quarantine requirements when taking a plane flight from San Francisco to Sydney.
Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Sydney?
There is. United Airlines offers nonstop flights from San Francisco Airport to Mascot Airport, which makes traveling from San Francisco to Sydney easy.
What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Sydney?
With a minimum flight time of 16 hours and 24 minutes, it’s a good idea to be as comfortable as possible. Racked up some extra frequent flyer points? This might be a good opportunity to upgrade to a seat with more room on your San Francisco to Sydney trip.
What airlines fly from San Francisco to Sydney most frequently?
If you’re on the lookout for the airline with the most flights from San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) to Mascot Airport, book your ticket with United Airlines. This carrier offers 30 flights per month along this route.
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 from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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