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Fares from $580 One Way, $855 Round Trip from San Francisco to Brisbane

Prices starting at $855 for return flights and $580 for one-way flights to Brisbane 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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Route Information for Flights from San Francisco to Brisbane

Origin Airport IATA CodeSJC
Destination Airport IATA CodeBNE
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San Francisco International Airport Information

The San Francisco International Airport (Highway 101 near the junction of Highway 380) is the primary commercial passenger airport serving San Francisco and the surrounding areas. The airport hosts most international and domestic airlines offering cheap flights from San Francisco. You can also use Orbitz.com to book an alternate flight out of Oakland International Airport (1 Oakland Drive, Oakland) or San Jose International Airport (2065 Airport Boulevard, San Jose).

Parking at San Francisco International Airport

San Francisco International's parking garages are a 10-minute walk or less from the gates, and there is free shuttle service from the long-term lots. Parking costs anywhere from $18 to $38 per day, depending on the option you choose. If you've used Orbitz.com to book your discount flights, you may have saved enough to justify spending the extra money to use the airport's valet parking service.

Ground Transportation Information

A taxi, limousine or shared-ride van to the airport will cost anywhere from $17 to $40. Factor in plenty of extra travel time for the 13-mile ride, as rush-hour traffic can be brutal. You can also use the public BART system or the SamTrans public bus service, both of which will cost you less than $10. Don't forget to use Orbitz.com before you leave to book a rental car in your destination city.

Restaurant Options at the Airport

The San Francisco airport has roughly 50 eateries where you can grab a coffee or have a light meal. Most of the restaurants and cafes are located within the terminals past the security checkpoint, but there are a few restaurants before you reach the security gates. Have a great flight to your final destination, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you're looking for cheap flights from San Francisco.

Brisbane Airport Information

You will easily find cheap flights to Brisbane by using Orbitz.com. Brisbane Airport (BNE) is an award-winning airport that serves both domestic and international flights at its two terminals. It is the hub of Virgin Blue. Qantas and Jetstar are also airlines that have set their secondary hubs at this airport, with the latter offering flights at a relatively low cost. Other airlines include Etihad Airways, Emirates, Air Pacific, and Skytrans Airlines. The airport is conveniently located about 11 miles from downtown Brisbane.

Transportation from the Airport

The terminals are connected by an interterminal bus. Let Orbitz.com organize your ground transportation in advance. Alamo, Avis, Hertz, Budget, Thrifty, Zoom, Europcar, Apollo, Andy's, Alpha, Action, Bliss and National are among the car rental companies that are authorized to operate at the airport. They charge daily rates that depend on the category of the vehicle you hire, with the lowest being from AUD $36.51 and the highest being from AUD $99.43. There are also two railway stations that are run by the Airtrain Consortium.

Brisbane Weather Information

Brisbane experiences a humid subtropical climate with moderately warm winters. December, January and February are the hottest months, experiencing annual average temperatures of 77 degrees Fahrenheit. June, July and August mark the winter season, with average temperatures of 61 degrees Fahrenheit.

Popular Attractions in Brisbane

Located just 3.7 miles from the city center, the Brisbane Botanic Gardens at Mt. Coot-tha offer a spectacular view of exotic plants. Other popular sites to visit include the Riverlife Adventure Centre, the State Library of Queensland, the Queensland Performing Arts Centre and the Queensland Museum South Bank. The best time to visit is from September to November, as the weather remains pleasantly warm. Whether you seek cheap flights to Brisbane or hotels with discount rooms, Orbitz.com is your go-to site.

Flights from San Francisco to Brisbane - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Francisco to Brisbane?

There are no direct services between San Francisco and Brisbane, so you'll have to change planes. But it's not all doom and gloom. Alaska Airlines, Air New Zealand and WestJet offer flights from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Brisbane, QLD (BNE) with just a single stopover.

What is the shortest flight from San Francisco to Brisbane?

With a minimum flight duration of 15 hours and 8 minutes, you'll want to be as comfortable as you can. Racked up a few air miles? Take the opportunity to upgrade to a seat with more legroom on your San Francisco to Brisbane journey.

What airlines fly from San Francisco (and vicinity) to Brisbane (and vicinity) most frequently?

Qantas is the most frequent airline operating on the San Francisco (and vicinity) to Brisbane (and vicinity) route. You can select from 4 flights per month with this carrier.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Brisbane?

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 Brisbane 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 Brisbane with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Brisbane 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 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. 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 the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com 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.