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Flight information for San Francisco to Melbourne

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Best price found

$446

Fastest flight time

15h 45m

Direct flights

None

Airports in Melbourne

3 airports
The best one-way flight to Melbourne from San Francisco in the past 72 hours is $446. The best return flight deal from San Francisco to Melbourne found on momondo in the last 72 hours is $1,880.
The fastest flight from San Francisco to Melbourne takes 15h 45m
There are no direct flights from San Francisco to Melbourne. Popular non-direct routes for this connection are San Francisco Airport - Melbourne Avalon Airport and San Francisco Airport - Melbourne Airport.
There are 3 airports near Melbourne: Melbourne Avalon (AVV), Melbourne (MEL), Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

How to get the cheapest flight ticket from San Francisco to Melbourne

Look no further. We've gone through all the searches for this route on momondo so you have the important information and insights to find the cheapest flight ticket for your trip

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Melbourne?

February

The cheapest time of year to fly to Melbourne from San Francisco is February. The most expensive is December.

What is the cheapest day to depart San Francisco for Melbourne?

Thursday

The cheapest day of the week is usually Thursday. The most expensive is usually Friday.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Melbourne?

in the morning

San Francisco to Melbourne flights are approximately 8% more expensive in the evening than in the morning

What is the cheapest airline that flies to Melbourne from San Francisco?

Virgin Australia

American Airlines, Fiji Airways, and Virgin Australia are the most popular carriers operating from San Francisco to Melbourne

What is the cheapest San Francisco to Melbourne flight route?

San Francisco - Melbourne

Fly from San Francisco to Melbourne for the best San Francisco - Melbourne flight prices

How far in advance should you book San Francisco to Melbourne flights?

57 days before

The cheapest time to buy a flight from San Francisco to Melbourne is approximately 57 days to departure

San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Melbourne Airport (MEL)$1,133
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San Jose Airport (SJC) to Melbourne Airport (MEL)$1,432
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San Francisco Airport (SFO) to Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV)$1,472
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Oakland Airport (OAK) to Melbourne Airport (MEL)$1,723
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Santa Rosa Sonoma County Airport (STS) to Melbourne Airport (MEL)$2,618
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Oakland Airport (OAK) to Melbourne Avalon Airport (AVV)$2,380
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If you are looking to fly from San Francisco to Melbourne, you are most likely going to fly from San Francisco Airport to Melbourne Airport, the most popular airports on that route. When booking your trip to Melbourne, it is helpful to have an alternative airport to fly out of. Good options for departure airports when travelling to Melbourne, you can try San Jose Airport (in San Jose), San Francisco Airport (in San Francisco), or Oakland Airport (in Oakland). You may be looking for an airport near Melbourne Airport to land at when travelling from San Francisco and luckily, there are options! You can try Melbourne Airport which is located in Melbourne or Melbourne Avalon Airport which is located in Melbourne. The cheapest route from San Francisco to Melbourne is SFO — MEL with an average price of $1,133 RT during the month of May.


Easily compare return flights from San Francisco to Melbourne

Below you can see the best fares for your return flight route over the next three months. All fares were found on momondo this week. Browse the quickest and cheapest flights from San Francisco to Melbourne by changing tabs
Multiple Airlines
6 Sep.
SFO03:00San Francisco
39h 35m
1 stop
MEL18:35Melbourne
20 Sep.
MEL04:10Melbourne
28h 45m
1 stop
SFO08:55San Francisco
Fiji Airways
10 Nov.
SFO17:00San Francisco
19h 30m
1 stop
MEL12:30Melbourne
1 Dec.
MEL08:30Melbourne
18h 15m
1 stop
SFO02:45San Francisco
Air Canada
6 Nov.
SFO11:45San Francisco
27h 50m
2 stops
MEL15:35Melbourne
19 Nov.
MEL02:00Melbourne
27h 53m
2 stops
SFO05:53San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
6 Sep.
SFO03:00San Francisco
39h 35m
1 stop
MEL18:35Melbourne
23 Sep.
MEL04:10Melbourne
28h 45m
1 stop
SFO08:55San Francisco
Fiji Airways
1 Nov.
SFO19:00San Francisco
19h 30m
1 stop
MEL14:30Melbourne
12 Nov.
MEL08:30Melbourne
18h 15m
1 stop
SFO02:45San Francisco
Fiji Airways
23 Aug.
SFO19:00San Francisco
20h 30m
1 stop
MEL15:30Melbourne
29 Aug.
MEL19:35Melbourne
31h 10m
1 stop
SFO02:45San Francisco

Find the cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Melbourne

If you're looking for one-way flights from San Francisco to Melbourne, view some of our deals below provided by Air New Zealand and Fiji Airways
Multiple Airlines
6 Sep.
SFO03:00San Francisco
39h 35m
1 stop
MEL18:35Melbourne
Fiji Airways
1 Nov.
SFO19:00San Francisco
19h 30m
1 stop
MEL14:30Melbourne
Air New Zealand
30 Oct.
SFO16:55San Francisco
20h 00m
1 stop
MEL12:55Melbourne

Search last-minute flights to Melbourne from San Francisco

Find and compare return flight prices for your last-minute flight from San Francisco to Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
4 Jun.
SFO15:45San Francisco
22h 50m
2 stops
MEL14:35Melbourne
9 Aug.
MEL02:15Melbourne
21h 46m
2 stops
SFO00:01San Francisco
Hawaiian Airlines
30 May
SFO03:00San Francisco
23h 35m
2 stops
MEL02:35Melbourne
7 Jun.
MEL09:00Melbourne
33h 05m
2 stops
SFO18:05San Francisco
ANA
4 Jun.
SFO21:45San Francisco
41h 50m
2 stops
MEL15:35Melbourne
8 Aug.
MEL04:30Melbourne
49h 15m
2 stops
SFO05:45San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
31 May
SFO18:25San Francisco
54h 40m
2 stops
MEL01:05Melbourne
31 Aug.
MEL15:15Melbourne
35h 30m
2 stops
SFO02:45San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
4 Jun.
SFO12:20San Francisco
30h 15m
1 stop
MEL18:35Melbourne
6 Aug.
MEL04:45Melbourne
27h 08m
2 stops
SFO07:53San Francisco
ANA
4 Jun.
SFO21:45San Francisco
41h 50m
2 stops
MEL15:35Melbourne
12 Aug.
MEL04:30Melbourne
49h 15m
2 stops
SFO05:45San Francisco

Best airlines flying from San Francisco to Melbourne

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AirlineRatingFree cancellationPrice
American AirlinesPriceFrom $703Free cancellationRating
7.3
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Virgin AustraliaPriceFrom $958Free cancellationRating
7.8
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Fiji AirwaysPriceFrom $1,285Free cancellationRating
5.8
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Fiji Airways flights from San Francisco to Melbourne

Our best Fiji Airways deals on San Francisco to Melbourne flight tickets
Fiji Airways
10 Nov.
SFO17:00San Francisco
19h 30m
1 stop
MEL12:30Melbourne
1 Dec.
MEL08:30Melbourne
18h 15m
1 stop
SFO02:45San Francisco
Fiji Airways
1 Nov.
SFO19:00San Francisco
19h 30m
1 stop
MEL14:30Melbourne
12 Nov.
MEL08:30Melbourne
18h 15m
1 stop
SFO02:45San Francisco
Fiji Airways
23 Aug.
SFO19:00San Francisco
20h 30m
1 stop
MEL15:30Melbourne
29 Aug.
MEL19:35Melbourne
31h 10m
1 stop
SFO02:45San Francisco

Air Canada flights from San Francisco to Melbourne

Our best Air Canada deals on San Francisco to Melbourne flight tickets
Air Canada
6 Nov.
SFO11:45San Francisco
27h 50m
2 stops
MEL15:35Melbourne
19 Nov.
MEL02:00Melbourne
27h 53m
2 stops
SFO05:53San Francisco
Air Canada
16 Aug.
SFO15:45San Francisco
23h 20m
2 stops
MEL15:05Melbourne
22 Aug.
MEL15:30Melbourne
44h 11m
2 stops
SFO11:41San Francisco

  • Are airlines flying from San Francisco to Melbourne offering flexible cancellation due to COVID-19?

    To ease the stress of booking flights, some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to Melbourne are responding to the global pandemic. The following airlines may have a flexible cancellation policy to help accommodate travellers: Fiji Airways, Virgin Australia, and American Airlines.

  • How far is San Francisco to Melbourne by plane?

    San Francisco and Melbourne are 12649.8 km apart from one another. Flights usually cover this in 19h 30m, depending on flying conditions and air traffic around both airports.



Alternative routes for San Francisco to Melbourne

Compare alternative flights to and from nearby airports and cities to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Los Angeles to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time15h 30m
Cheapest price$1,112
Ontario to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time21h 08m
Cheapest price$1,973
San Jose to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time22h 30m
Cheapest price$1,432
Santa Ana to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time24h 30m
Cheapest price$2,079
Oakland, California to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time22h 00m
Cheapest price$1,723
Sacramento to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time29h 19m
Cheapest price$1,994
San Diego to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time23h 45m
Cheapest price$2,357
Burbank to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time38h 45m
Cheapest price$4,311
Long Beach to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time25h 15m
Cheapest price$4,933
Fresno to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time36h 45m
Cheapest price$3,518
San Francisco to Mildura Flights
Fastest flight time47h 35m
Cheapest price$2,204
Reno to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time29h 40m
Cheapest price$2,664

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