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Good to know

Low season

February Best time to beat the crowds with an average 17% drop in price.

High season

December Most popular time to fly with an average 30% increase in price.

Average price of a round-trip

$862 (avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal for a round-trip

$841 or less

When to book flights from Sydney to San Francisco

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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 $708 or less.
  • The cheapest flight from Sydney to San Francisco was found 78 days before departure, on average.
  • 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 14% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
  • Want to keep your energetic kids occupied and amused before the flight from Sydney to San Francisco? Take them to children’s play areas at Sydney Kingsford Airport where they can play games, colour books, watch films and climb.
  • Those who book their tickets with United Airlines can upgrade to the United Premium Plus option in order to have more space, adjustable seats, a wide selection of movies and handy power outlets during their long flight from Sydney to San Francisco.
  • People who plan to enjoy a meal before their flight from Sydney to San Francisco have a number of eating spots to choose from at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. Among them are MoVida, serving Spanish tapas, Bar Roma with Italian dishes, Mad Mex, offering Mexican tortillas, and Beqaa, which specialises in Lebanese cuisine.
  • If you are connecting to another flight at San Francisco Airport and have some time to kill, you have a few interesting options at the airport to help pass the time. For example, you can visit the Aviation Museum & Library located in the main hall of the international terminal or check out the SFO Museum Exhibits. For those who would like to get engrossed in a book there is a quiet Christian Science Reading Room, or if you need to stretch a little, you can visit the yoga room.
  • For those who would like to do some work and use their laptops while at the San Francisco Airport, there are workstations equipped with electrical plugs ready for use.
*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 San Francisco

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 round-trip flight deals

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Lufthansa
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Delta
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Etihad Airways
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