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Information for flights to San Francisco from Melbourne & other airports

Flights arrive in San Francisco
Flights depart from Melbourne & other airports
Flight price $866
Distance 12,653 km
Airlines Fiji Airways, Philippine Airlines, Virgin Australia, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern

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Low season:
August
Best time to beat the crowds
4%
expected price decrease
High season:
December
Most popular time to fly
16%
expected price increase
Average price:
$1290
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good deal:
$1003
or less (return)

When to Book Flights from Melbourne & other airports to San Francisco

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Flight prices as travel date approaches
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Top tips for finding a cheap flight

Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $1003 or less.
The cheapest flight from Melbourne & other airports to San Francisco was found, on average, 87 days before departure.
Book at least 5 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
Morning departure is around 7% cheaper than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

FAQs for Booking Flights to San Francisco from Melbourne & other airports

How long does a flight from Melbourne & other airports to San Francisco take?
An average non-stop flight takes 19h 51m, covering a distance of 12653 km.
How many flights are there between Melbourne & other airports and San Francisco?
There are 8 (non-stop) flights between Melbourne & other airports and San Francisco per week, averaging 0 per day.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Melbourne & other airports to San Francisco?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest return tickets were found on Fiji Airways ($866), Philippine Airlines ($924) and Virgin Australia ($1148).
Which airlines fly most frequently between Melbourne & other airports and San Francisco?
Qantas Airways (1 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from Melbourne & other airports to San Francisco?
For Melbourne & other airports to San Francisco, Friday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Tuesday is the most expensive. Flying from San Francisco back to Melbourne & other airports, the best deals are generally found on Tuesday, with Friday being the most expensive.

Book cheap flights from Melbourne & other airports to San Francisco (return)

Airports
Origin
Melbourne
$866
only
$866
Destination
San Francisco
$866
only
$866
Fri., 2 Nov.
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
SFO
San Francisco
31h 20m
Sat., 10 Nov.
SFO
San Francisco
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
30h 30m
Trip: 9 days
7.6GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.6 Good
Based on 812 reviews
Overall
7.7
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
7.4
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.1
NAN
AKL
Mediocre 3.6

planes seats dirty chewing gums stuck on seats talking of entertainment not everyone will prefer to watch what is being played there arw children and elderly thats needs to be considered

VAV
NAN
Good 6.0

with 39 passengers on a 60 persons flight the following annoncement came up: we need 5 volunteers or we leave 524kg of baggage we have to leave here. Than the locals started to bribe the personel... we have no idea if and when our stuff arrives...

HNL
NAN
Good 7.2

Friendly helpful staff. Loved the leg from Nandi to Auckland.

Having to repack our bags when the total among the three of us flying was within limits. And then still having to pay an extra $60 US. when we didn't get it quite right by about 2 ks. However you did let my wife's wheelchair on without payment thanks for that. I am an ex pilot so it is difficult for your staff to try and explain weight ratios, and the dangers of extra weight.. Then being made to take 1 point something kilos into another lighter bag. However the staff were very good about it. not their fault that they find themselves having to talk through something that just doesn't ad up. However we enjoyed the flight, and the help we received transferring from a very late plane to one almost waiting in Fiji. :-)

AKL
NAN
Mediocre 2.6

I arrived in transit from another flight, no representation to make check in. I needed to wait for gate to open before I could check in. then there was no time for the airline to recover my Bag. Do no us this airline in transit

NAN
HNL
Excellent 9.6

crew very helpful

larger meal would be niice

Sat., 13 Oct.
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
SFO
San Francisco
32h 20m
Wed., 31 Oct.
SFO
San Francisco
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
34h 15m
Trip: 19 days
7.2GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.2 Good
Based on 2,059 reviews
Overall
7.3
Boarding
7.3
Comfort
7.2
Crew
7.8
Entertainment
6.7
Food
7.0
HNL
MNL
Excellent 8.0

No movies in thePR301

CEB
MNL
OK 5.3

Delayed

LAX
MNL
Excellent 8.6

Little less food.

MNL
LAX
Mediocre 2.0

Nothing

Service, the seats, the vegetarian food is AWFUL, the entertainment is ridiculous and all around just a horrible experience

MNL
SFO
Good 6.0

The disabled services and that the inflight crew pay attention. They're genuinely courteous and kind.

Food and the seating upholstery (but that's to be expected in economy class)

Tue., 4 Dec.
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
SFO
San Francisco
22h 06m
Sun., 23 Dec.
SFO
San Francisco
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
23h 50m
$1148
Trip: 20 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 2,750 reviews
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.2
BNE
POM
Good 7.0

Not that crowded for a Monday morning flight.

Didn't have enough landing cards.

LAX
SYD
Mediocre 3.6

Not much

Food VERY basic SErvice just OK

PER
BNE
Mediocre 3.3

Meal on board was probably the worst I’ve ever had on any airline, including the very cheap Asian ones. Virgin has set a new low in customer service

SYD
DRW
Excellent 9.6

Paying trolleys should have been free in the airport

CHC
BNE
Mediocre 2.0

There was no clear indication that we were not allowed to check any bags. We had to check 2 bags at $230. Not impressed wth how this went. I’ll be booking direct next time.

Tue., 15 Jan.
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
SFO
San Francisco
27h 20m
Mon., 4 Feb.
SFO
San Francisco
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
28h 40m
$1270
Trip: 21 days
8.1ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.1 Excellent
Based on 4,829 reviews
Overall
8.1
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
8.2
Food
7.7
BKK
HKG
OK 5.3

Seat recline marginally more than in economy, but 2x+ the price. Boarding process for PE abysmal. Food - slapped on a tray.

HKG
MAN
Good 7.6

The crew was friendly and effective. The flight was on time. The seat was comfortable in economy

Food was average. I wish the snacks could incorporate some Hong Kong specialities.

SIN
HKG
Mediocre 3.0

Flight delayed as always

HKG
SFO
OK 4.3

There was nothing worth liking . Plane was dirty in side . Tray tables were broken. Used pillows without hygiene sealed bags. Toilets were missing basic supplies.

Crew was aggressive and impolite even with senior citizens . There is no point in speaking English with senior citizen of Asian decent. Making faces and giggling among themselves with a sarcasm.

SFO
HKG
Excellent 8.0

Food was fine. Everything was run efficiently. I have no complaints.

Tue., 9 Oct.
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
SFO
San Francisco
29h 00m
Sat., 13 Oct.
SFO
San Francisco
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
28h 00m
$1316
Trip: 5 days
6.4GoodShow reviews
Overall 6.4 Good
Based on 5,366 reviews
Overall
6.5
Boarding
6.6
Comfort
6.5
Crew
6.9
Entertainment
6.2
Food
6.0
PVG
SFO
OK 4.6

Turbulent flight

DEL
PVG
OK 4.6

On time

Turbulence most of the time Crew not courteous

LAX
PVG
OK 5.6

Attendants are friendly and nice, their limited English makes them seem cold however I speak both languages and they have better manners than my experience with American carriers such as UA, American and Delta, particularly to the elderly and those that do not speak Chinese. Legroom is decent, seat cushions need more padding for long haul flights. Power supply working well, mediocre movie selection, on time departure and arrival. Food needs improvement. I was told my meal was beef and rice, however, it was fried fish.

Bathrooms need more attention particularly on long haul economy. Food Needs Improvement!

ORD
PVG
OK 5.6

Nice new airframe, for what that's worth. Staff are attentive, friendly.

Atrocious legroom & my legs are NOT long; like being in a stress position entire haul. BRUTAL. Flown many airlines to SEA, this was so bad it shocked me. The food (every 'meal' was poor, gross all-around but the "bacon & eggs" ....the egg didn't taste like real egg, bacon left raw. Inedible. The one exception was the chicken breast, that was actually a good standard... but they never have enough for everyone, and the rest of the meal was inedible. Almost no snacks offered, variety of drinks non-existent.

SFO
PVG
Excellent 8.0

On time flights

All was good

Wed., 26 Sep.
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
SFO
San Francisco
31h 05m
Sat., 13 Oct.
SFO
San Francisco
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
30h 40m
Trip: 18 days
7.6GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.6 Good
Based on 812 reviews
Overall
7.7
Boarding
7.8
Comfort
7.4
Crew
8.3
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.1
HNL
NAN
Good 7.2

Friendly helpful staff. Loved the leg from Nandi to Auckland.

Having to repack our bags when the total among the three of us flying was within limits. And then still having to pay an extra $60 US. when we didn't get it quite right by about 2 ks. However you did let my wife's wheelchair on without payment thanks for that. I am an ex pilot so it is difficult for your staff to try and explain weight ratios, and the dangers of extra weight.. Then being made to take 1 point something kilos into another lighter bag. However the staff were very good about it. not their fault that they find themselves having to talk through something that just doesn't ad up. However we enjoyed the flight, and the help we received transferring from a very late plane to one almost waiting in Fiji. :-)

VAV
NAN
Good 6.0

with 39 passengers on a 60 persons flight the following annoncement came up: we need 5 volunteers or we leave 524kg of baggage we have to leave here. Than the locals started to bribe the personel... we have no idea if and when our stuff arrives...

NAN
TBU
Excellent 9.0

The flight /services

Food was okay

NAN
LAX
Good 6.0

I was excited to come back to the USA after a long vacation. When we arrived at the airport, the security started asking me questions immediately even before I checked in. They demanded I show them the ticket before it was even printed. When I explained that I was trying to check-in for the first time. They told me I was going to be reviewed upstairs and put a sticker in my passport. I proceeded to check in and just walked thru the normal security measures. After scanning my bags in security, I discovered there was no security meeting and proceeded to my gate. After the gate, everyone in line was subjected to a second security screen. This was a manual search and all articles were removed and repacked again. Then we proceeded to the plane entry where everyone needed to verify passport and ticket again. Later in the flight, I was having indigestion problem from my documented medical acid reflux problem and asked for a cup of water. He said sure and walked away. He never came back again.10 minutes later, I pressed the attendant call button again. 10 minutes later and no one came over. 15 minutes after that Albert came back over and said, "I see you have your call light on, please put your seat back up again." I can complied and he immediately turned off the light and walked away. 10 minutes later, Albert came by with the water cart and parked it right behind my seat. He proceeded to hand out water to everyone behind my seat. 30 minutes later the water cart arrived and I finally received my water (75 minutes after I asked!) Thanks Albert, I'll be following up with your management to see that disciplinary action is taken.

See above. The above problem caused me discomfort, pain, stress.

NAN
SYD
Excellent 10.0

Service is nice. Very friendly. Food is good.

Tue., 4 Dec.
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
SFO
San Francisco
19h 51m
Sat., 8 Dec.
SFO
San Francisco
MEL
Melbourne & other airports
30h 25m
$1167
Trip: 5 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 2,750 reviews
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.8
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.3
Food
7.2
SYD
MEL
Good 6.3

On time and arrived 5 minutes early. Newer 737 plane so seats didn't have that worn look and feel

Only had slices of apple or energy ball.

SYD
MEL
Excellent 8.0

Politeness of staff Check in

Using the back stairs Inflight wifi Costs

OOL
SYD
Excellent 8.0

Small seats

CHC
BNE
Mediocre 2.0

There was no clear indication that we were not allowed to check any bags. We had to check 2 bags at $230. Not impressed wth how this went. I’ll be booking direct next time.

SYD
DRW
Excellent 9.6

Paying trolleys should have been free in the airport

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