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Travelers usually depart from San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, San Francisco, CA Train Station, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf when they travel from San Francisco to Sydney. The distance between San Francisco and Sydney is 11961 km. The most popular airlines for this route are United Airlines, Qantas, Jetstar Airways, Hawaiian Airlines, and Fiji Airways. San Francisco and Sydney have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Sydney, consider visiting Sydney Opera House, and Blue Mountains.

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QantasQFAQFYesNo
Jetstar AirwaysJSTJQNo0
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Hawaiian AirlinesHALHANoNo
Fiji AirwaysFJIFJYesNo

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Most travelers from San Francisco, SFO can enter Sydney, SYD, but there are restrictions.

Departure

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  • Travel is allowed
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results required
  • No quarantine required
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  • Electronic travel authorization

Return

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  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • No proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate
  • No quarantine required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Electronic travel authorization
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  • Mandatory proof of vaccination for the United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form
Additional information
  • Masks are mandatory in certain settings

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in Australia in our dedicated Stories article.

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San Francisco to Sydney?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Francisco and Sydney takes around 15 hours.
What is the flight distance between San Francisco and Sydney?
The flight distance between San Francisco and Sydney is 11961 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Francisco and Sydney?
Several carriers operate flights between San Francisco and Sydney. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and London, Dublin, Manchester, New Delhi, Las Vegas, Glasgow, Athens, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Paris, Chicago, Hyderabad, Tahiti, New York, Washington, D.C., Toronto, Denver, Bengaluru, Minneapolis, Portland.
What are the most popular routes to and from Sydney?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Sydney and Melbourne, Auckland, Denpasar, Singapore, Brisbane, Bangkok, Gold Coast, London, Kathmandu, Manila, Perth, Adelaide, Kuala Lumpur, Darwin, Christchurch, Ho Chi Minh City, Tokyo, Ballina, Phuket City, New Delhi.
What airports are near San Francisco?
The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Monterey Regional, Stockton Metropolitan, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
What airports are near Sydney?
The main airport in Sydney is Sydney. It is also served by Canberra, Newcastle, Illawarra Regional, Orange.
What buses and trains depart from San Francisco?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Francisco, including Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between San Francisco and Sydney?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between San Francisco and Sydney thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between San Francisco and Sydney can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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