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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 Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Japan Airlines, and Scoot. San Francisco and Sydney have 95 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Sydney, consider visiting Blue Mountains, and Sydney Opera House.

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Check-in for a flight from San Francisco to Sydney

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
JetBlue AirwaysJBUB6YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Japan AirlinesJALJLYesNo
ScootTGWTRYesOpens 72 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight

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, Stockton Metropolitan, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Monterey Regional, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
What airports are near Sydney?
The main airport in Sydney is Sydney. It is also served by Canberra, Bathurst, Newcastle, Orange, Illawarra Regional.
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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