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Low season

February Best time to beat the crowds (19% less expensive on average)

High season

December Most popular time to fly (30% more expensive on average)

Average price of a return ticket

$794 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a return ticket

$775 or less

When to book flights from Sydney to Los Angeles

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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 $920 or less.
  • The cheapest flight from Sydney to Los Angeles was found, on average, 64 days before departure.
  • Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
  • High season is considered to be November, December and January. The cheapest month to fly is February.
  • Morning departure is around 41% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
  • There are several airlines that offer flights from Sydney to Los Angeles, but only a few of them offer direct flights to LAX International Airport (LAX) from Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport (Sydney Airport). Among those offering non-stop service to Los Angeles from Sydney are Qantas and Virgin Australia.
  • If you’re thinking about parking your car at Sydney Airport, there are facilities at both the domestic and international terminals. P1 and P2 will leave you a short walk away from the domestic terminal, while parking at the Blu Emu lot will require a shuttle ride to the terminal and the P7 lot is about five minutes’ walking from the International terminal.
  • Need to buy some American dollars before your flight from Sydney to Los Angeles? There are several ATMs around Sydney Airport that you can use and an office of ANZ Bank on level 2 of the International terminal, while Global Exchange has several currency exchange kiosks on level 1 and level 2 of the International terminal.
  • Is one of your party a person with reduced mobility? If so, you should make sure to notify your travel agent or airline to ensure that the staff at both departure and arrival airports can provide any necessary mobile assistance devices, such as wheelchairs or motorised transport.
  • If you have an early morning flight, it might be a good idea to spend the night at one of the hotels close to Sydney Airport and save travel time in the early hours. Ibis Hotel Sydney Airport and Mantra Hotel at Sydney Airport are a couple of hotels near the airport that offer customers a free airport shuttle service, while Rydges Hotel Sydney Airport is located just across the street.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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Top 5 airlines serving Sydney Kingsford Smith to Los Angeles

Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews

8.7
Japan Airlines
Overall score based on 4,475 reviews
8.9
Boarding
8.6
Comfort
9.0
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
8.4
Food
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Recent return flight deals

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Japan Airlines
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Japan Airlines
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Cathay Pacific
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Fiji Airways
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Delta
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Fiji Airways
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Hawaiian Airlines
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Recent one-way flight deals

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Cathay Pacific
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Lufthansa
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Virgin Atlantic
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Delta
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Qatar Airways
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