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These are the airlines KAYAK users have selected most often from within our search results in flight searches from Sydney to Los Angeles, as well as popular online travel agencies
These are the airlines KAYAK users have selected most often from within our search results in flight searches from Sydney to Los Angeles, as well as popular online travel agencies
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Cheap flight deals from Sydney to Los Angeles (SYD-LAX)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from Sydney to Los Angeles that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
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SYD-LAX
13h 45mdirect
LAX-SYD
15h 10mdirect
American Airlines
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SYD-LAX
13h 45mdirect
LAX-SYD
15h 10mdirect
SYD-LAX
13h 45mdirect
LAX-SYD
15h 10mdirect
Alaska Airlines
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SYD-LAX
13h 55mdirect
LAX-SYD
15h 20mdirect
Air France
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SYD-LAX
13h 45mdirect
LAX-SYD
15h 10mdirect
Qantas Airways
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SYD-LAX
13h 45mdirect
LAX-SYD
15h 10mdirect
SYD-LAX
13h 35mdirect
LAX-SYD
15h 25mdirect
Virgin Australia
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SYD-LAX
13h 35mdirect
LAX-SYD
15h 25mdirect
Lufthansa
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SYD-LAX
13h 35mdirect
LAX-SYD
15h 15mdirect
Air New Zealand
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SYD-LAX
13h 35mdirect
LAX-SYD
15h 15mdirect
United Airlines
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SYD-LAX
13h 45mdirect
LAX-SYD
15h 10mdirect
WestJet
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SYD-LAX
13h 45mdirect
LAX-SYD
15h 10mdirect
Virgin Atlantic
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Flights from Sydney to Los Angeles - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from Sydney to Los Angeles to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to Los Angeles?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Sydney to Los Angeles, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Sydney to Los Angeles is February, where tickets cost $1,283 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are December and April, where the average cost of tickets is $2,259 and $1,527 respectively.

Can I save money by flying with a stopover from Sydney to Los Angeles?

The average price for all direct flights, flights with one stopover, and flights with two stopovers for the route found by users searching on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks.
Yes, flying with a stopover may cost you more time, but you can also save money on the route, with a 1 stop stopover the cheapest option at $1,672 on average

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sydney to Los Angeles?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Sydney to Los Angeles, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from Sydney to Los Angeles, you should book around 3 weeks before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 174 days before departure.

Which airlines fly most frequently between Sydney and Los Angeles?

Delta connects Sydney to Los Angeles with 7 flights per week and both Qantas Airways and United Airlines also offer 7 flights per week.

How many flights are there between Sydney and Los Angeles per day?

Each day, there are 4 direct flights that take off from Sydney and land in Los Angeles, with an average flight time of 13h 42m. The most common departure time is 09:00 and most flights take off in the morning. Each week, there are 28 flights and there are the same amount of flights each day 4.

Which cabin class options are there for flights between Sydney and Los Angeles?

The average price of flights for each cabin class for the route found by users searching on KAYAK over the last 2 weeks.
There are 3 cabin class options for the route. These are First, Economy and Prem Economy. Perform a search on KAYAK to find the latest prices and availability for all cabin fares, which differ across airlines.

What’s the earliest departure time from Sydney to Los Angeles?

Early birds can take the earliest flight from Sydney at 09:15 and will be landing in Los Angeles at 06:00.

What’s the latest departure time from Sydney to Los Angeles?

If you prefer to fly at night, the latest flight from Sydney to Los Angeles jets off at 17:35 and lands at 14:20.

Good to know

Low season

March

High season

December
Best time to beat the crowds (10% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly (50% more expensive on average)

When to book flights from Sydney to Los Angeles

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Sydney to Los Angeles based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated return price
KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or returns with a duration up to 40 days. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs for booking flights from Sydney to Los Angeles

  • What public transport options are there between central Sydney and Kingsford Smith Airport?

    The Airport Link train is a cost-effective way to get from Sydney’s central train stations to the airport. An adult ticket should cost around A$ 16 if you’re travelling at an off-peak time and around A$ 20 if it’s during the peak-traffic time. If you’d prefer the convenience of being picked up from your doorstep, a taxi or rideshare provider can get you from most central parts of Sydney to the airport in around 20min, depending on traffic. With the airport fee included, the trip usually costs between A$ 45 and A$ 55.

  • What layover options are there between Sydney and Los Angeles?

    If you’d like to break up your trip from Sydney to Los Angeles into two shorter legs, you have quite a few options. Flights with Phillippine Airlines will allow you to stop and stretch your legs in Manila (MNL), while flights with Hawaiian Airlines will give you a break in Honolulu (HNL). If you fly with Fiji Airlines, you can enjoy a stop in Nadi (NAN), and if you go with Air New Zealand, you’ll have a stop in Auckland (AKL).

  • Which airlines offer Wi-Fi service onboard planes from Sydney to Los Angeles?

    American Airlines, Delta, Qantas Airways, and Alaska Airlines offer inflight Wi-Fi service on the Sydney to Los Angeles flight route.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Sydney to Los Angeles?

    The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Sydney to Los Angeles flight route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Sydney to Los Angeles?

    oneworld, SkyTeam, and Star Alliance are the airline alliances operating flights between Sydney and Los Angeles, with SkyTeam being the most commonly used for this route.

  • On which days can I fly direct from Sydney to Los Angeles?

    There are direct flights from Sydney to Los Angeles on a daily basis.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Sydney to Los Angeles?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Sydney to Los Angeles.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Sydney to Los Angeles?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to Los Angeles from Sydney is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Sydney to Los Angeles?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to Los Angeles with an airline and back to Sydney with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Sydney to Los Angeles?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Los Angeles from Sydney up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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KAYAK’s top tips for finding a cheap flight from Sydney to Los Angeles

  • If you need to freshen up before your flight from Sydney (SYD) to Los Angeles (LAX), you’ll find shower facilities in the departures lounge of the international terminal (T1). No toiletries are provided, but if you haven’t packed your own supplies, you can pick up travel-sized toiletries at Amcal Pharmacy.
  • If you want to cut down on plastic use and ensure you have plenty of water for your flight to Los Angeles, you can bring an empty, reusable bottle and fill it up at one of the many water fountains located throughout the international departures area.
  • After you touch down in Los Angeles, you will find yourself in Terminal B (the international terminal). The LA Airport has a thriving art program, so keep an eye out for art installations, like Air Garden and Bell Tower.

Prefer to fly direct from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Los Angeles?

Find which airlines fly direct from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport to Los Angeles Airport, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Direct departures

Sydney Kingsford Smith to Los Angeles

Monday

Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, +8 more

Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +9 more

Tuesday

Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +9 more

Air France, Air New Zealand, +10 more

Wednesday

Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +9 more

Air France, Air New Zealand, +10 more

Thursday

Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +9 more

Air France, Air New Zealand, +10 more

Friday

Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +9 more

Air France, Air New Zealand, +10 more

Saturday

Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +9 more

Air France, Air New Zealand, +10 more

Sunday

Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +9 more

Air France, Air New Zealand, +10 more

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Direct returns

Los Angeles to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Monday

Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +10 more

Air France, Air New Zealand, +11 more

Tuesday

Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +10 more

Air France, Air New Zealand, +11 more

Wednesday

Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +10 more

Air France, Air New Zealand, +11 more

Thursday

Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +10 more

Air France, Air New Zealand, +11 more

Friday

Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +10 more

Air France, Air New Zealand, +11 more

Saturday

Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +10 more

Air France, Air New Zealand, +11 more

Sunday

Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska Airlines, +10 more

Air France, Air New Zealand, +11 more

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One-way flight deals

directAmerican Airlines
13h 45mSYD-LAX
directKLM
13h 45mSYD-LAX
directAlaska Airlines
13h 45mSYD-LAX
directAir France
13h 45mSYD-LAX
directQantas Airways
13h 45mSYD-LAX
directDelta
13h 45mSYD-LAX
directVirgin Australia
13h 35mSYD-LAX
directLufthansa
13h 35mSYD-LAX
directAir New Zealand
13h 35mSYD-LAX
directUnited Airlines
13h 35mSYD-LAX
directWestJet
13h 45mSYD-LAX
directVirgin Atlantic
13h 45mSYD-LAX

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Sydney - Los Angeles Flights

Departure:

Sydney (SYD)Australia

Destination:

Los Angeles (LAX)United States

Cabin classes:

$4,440
$2,644

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