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CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Sydney TO Los Angeles

Sydney (SYD) to Los Angeles (LAX)

Typically, flights to Los Angeles from Sydney are cheaper when flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to Los Angeles, which has an average price of $1,025

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO LOS ANGELES FROM SYDNEYMarch18% cheaperFlying from Sydney to Los Angeles costs on average just $839 in March
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO LOS ANGELES FROM SYDNEYDecember56% more expensiveIt costs about $1,601 for flights to Los Angeles from Sydney in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO LOS ANGELES FROM SYDNEYDecember371% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Los Angeles from Sydney in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Los Angeles?

How long does it take to fly to Los Angeles?

Flights from Brisbane and Melbourne to Los Angeles, USA, can take anywhere from 14 to 40 hours, depending on the number of stops and their duration. Sydneysiders can find Los Angeles flight deals with Qantas and Virgin that offer a direct service with an average flight time of around 14 hours. Those travelling from Perth can expect a 23 to 30 hour flight, with one or two stops along the way.

Where can you fly directly into Los Angeles from?

You can fly directly into the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) from Sydney’s Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD). Qantas and Virgin flights from other Australian cities all have a stop in Sydney before heading directly to the US. Flights to Los Angeles, USA, with other airlines generally involve stops in Manila, Hong Kong or Taipei.

  • What is the absolute cheapest flight to Los Angeles?

    In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Los Angeles for $51/person, which is 91% cheaper than the average flight to Los Angeles. To find the cheapest price to Los Angeles from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles?

    The month of August is another great option to travel to Los Angeles, with average flight prices from Australia averaging around $856.

  • How far in advance should I book a flight to Los Angeles?

    Most flyers found that booking tickets 60 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to Los Angeles. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $1,025.

  • What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Los Angeles?

    According to our data, Tuesday is the cheapest day to fly to Los Angeles from Australia. The lowest ticket price found for a Tuesday departure recently was $1,020. Keep in mind that prices can always vary depending on your route and whether or not you are flying domestic or international. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Sunday because tickets tend to average around $1,133. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Los Angeles.

  • What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Los Angeles?

    Flying to Los Angeles from Australia at midday is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as $943 when looking at flights departing at midday. Flights to Los Angeles are more costly in the evening, with an average ticket price of $1,307. Departure times in the evening fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

  • Is there a good place to hike near Los Angeles?

    During the warmer months, hikers around the Los Angeles area find that parks like Echo Park are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to Los Angeles in January, February, or March.

  • When is the best time to plan a beach trip to Los Angeles?

    If your plan is to spend time at Venice Beach while visiting Los Angeles, momondo recommends you plan your trip for July, August, or September when the temperatures are typically higher and the chance of rain is low.

  • Is there an alternative airport near Los Angeles?

    Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Los Angeles is possible. If you are planning a flight to Los Angeles, consider booking flights to Hawthorne Airport (15 km from Los Angeles city centre), Los Angeles Airport (15 km from Los Angeles city centre), Burbank Bob Hope Airport (17 km from Los Angeles city centre), Long Beach Municipal Airport (30 km from Los Angeles city centre) or Santa Ana J. Wayne/Orange Cnty Airport (59 km from Los Angeles city centre).

  • Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Los Angeles?

    With an average price of $235 per person, Burbank Bob Hope Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to Los Angeles. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.


Los Angeles flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in Australia to Los Angeles found recently by users on momondo
Air Canada
8 Mar.
SYD06:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
23h 23m
1 stop
LAX06:03Los Angeles
15 Mar.
LAX10:10Los Angeles
47h 55m
2 stops
SYD10:05Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air Canada
1 Jun.
SYD05:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
24h 29m
2 stops
LAX06:14Los Angeles
19 Jun.
LAX14:05Los Angeles
43h 55m
2 stops
SYD10:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air Canada
5 May
SYD05:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
24h 29m
2 stops
LAX06:14Los Angeles
26 May
LAX10:15Los Angeles
23h 45m
2 stops
SYD10:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air Canada
14 Jun.
SYD05:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
24h 29m
2 stops
LAX06:14Los Angeles
28 Jun.
LAX14:05Los Angeles
43h 55m
2 stops
SYD10:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
Air Canada
1 Jun.
SYD05:45Sydney Kingsford Smith
24h 29m
2 stops
LAX06:14Los Angeles
4 Jul.
LAX14:05Los Angeles
43h 55m
2 stops
SYD10:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
16 May
SYD12:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
30h 15m
1 stop
LAX18:45Los Angeles
29 May
LAX14:15Los Angeles
27h 30m
1 stop
SYD17:45Sydney Kingsford Smith

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Los Angeles

If you're looking for one-way flights from Australia to Los Angeles, view some of our deals below.
Multiple Airlines
23 Jul.
SYD12:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
55h 20m
1 stop
LAX19:50Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
31 Mar.
SYD13:30Sydney Kingsford Smith
24h 29m
1 stop
LAX13:59Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
7 Mar.
SYD12:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
25h 04m
1 stop
LAX13:59Los Angeles

Which airlines fly to Los Angeles?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Los Angeles
  • Which airlines fly to Los Angeles?

    For flights from Australia to Los Angeles, most momondo users will book with popular airlines such as Virgin Australia, Qantas Airways, Air New Zealand and Fiji Airways. Depending on what airport you fly from, you may have other airlines to choose from.


Airports near Los Angeles

Below you will find all the airports in Los Angeles along with their distance from the city centre

How do you get to the city centre from the Los Angeles airport?

You have plenty of options for getting to the city centre from the Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles. For a simple and cost-effective trip, you can opt for FlyAway’s nonstop bus service, which will take you to Union Station or Van Nuys. The buses are clearly marked with their destinations, and you can find them at the lower arrivals levels in front of each LAX terminal; look for the blue FlyAway sign. Taxis are also readily available, as are ride hailing apps like Uber and Lyft. If you’ve got a lot on the itinerary for your LA trip, you may wish to consider renting a car at LAX. Despite the infamous Los Angeles traffic, automobile travel is still one of the easiest ways to explore the region.


Popular routes to Los Angeles

Most frequently searched flights to Los Angeles along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Sydney to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time13h 35m
Cheapest price$1,117
Melbourne to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time14h 20m
Cheapest price$1,148
Brisbane to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time13h 30m
Cheapest price$1,128
Perth to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time32h 20m
Cheapest price$1,691
Adelaide to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time21h 25m
Cheapest price$1,410
Cairns to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time22h 50m
Cheapest price$1,537
Cancún to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time5h 05m
Cheapest price$620
Coolangatta to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time20h 30m
Cheapest price$1,381
Paris to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time11h 50m
Cheapest price$1,228
Canberra to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time22h 24m
Cheapest price$1,429
Tokyo to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time10h 00m
Cheapest price$1,084
Ho Chi Minh City to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time36h 28m
Cheapest price$1,165
Manila to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time13h 35m
Cheapest price$1,291
Maroochydore to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time36h 35m
Cheapest price$2,058
Bangkok to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time40h 50m
Cheapest price$1,295
New York to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time6h 18m
Cheapest price$255
London to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time11h 00m
Cheapest price$968
Singapore to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time15h 55m
Cheapest price$1,241
Townsville to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time43h 59m
Cheapest price$1,618
Ballina to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time21h 00m
Cheapest price$1,435

Visa requirements for visiting Los Angeles

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Los Angeles?

Australian citizens do not need a visa to travel to Los Angeles, USA, so long as your trip does not exceed 90 days. You can visit Los Angeles for tourism, business or even health care during this time without having to obtain a visa. You will, however, need to arrange a visa waiver or ESTA. This can be applied for online at minimal cost, and approval generally takes no longer than a few days. For stays of longer than 90 days, you will need to apply for a visa; the type required will depend on your reasons for travelling and a number of other factors.


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Best things to do and see in Los Angeles

What can you see and do in Los Angeles?

Mention Los Angeles to anyone and the first thing that usually comes to mind is Hollywood. From the Walk of Fame to the Hollywood sign and landmarks like Grauman's Chinese Theater, there are plenty of showbiz highlights to enjoy in Hollywood. Art lovers can’t miss the Getty Center in West LA, which is hailed by many as one of America’s finest art museums. The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), the California Science Center and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County make for a full day of art, science and history appreciation. Then, of course, there are the famous LA beaches. Venice Beach, Santa Monica and Redondo Beach are all iconic spots. However, there are plenty of less crowded options like Torrance Beach and the Palos Verdes coastline.