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Cheapest flights to cities in United States

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Useful information for your flight to United States

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to United States
  • What are the most popular cities to visit in United States?

    For momondo users, the most popular city in United States is Los Angeles, which is visited about 728% more often than any other city in United States. Other very common cities that our users travel to are New York and San Francisco.

  • What popular landmarks are in United States?

    While there are more than just a few landmarks in United States, most momondo users find Waikiki Beach, Times Square, Disneyland Park, and Walt Disney World Resort to be the most interesting places to see in the country.

  • What is the best airport to land at to visit Waikiki Beach?

    Flying into Honolulu Airport is typically the best way to visit Waikiki Beach, since it is the closest airport to the area.

  • What is the cheapest flight to United States?

    If you are looking to fly to United States for less, look to airlines like Frontier, Spirit Airlines, and Alaska Airlines, with prices starting at $41, $46, and $55 respectively.

  • How long is the flight from Australia to United States?

    If you’re flying from a popular airport in Australia, such as Sydney Kingsford Smith or Melbourne, and flying into the most popular airport in United States (Los Angeles), then you can expect flight times to average 13h 35m and 14h 20m, respectively.

  • What is the most popular airport in United States to fly to?

    26% of our momondo users travelling to United States in the past year chose to fly into Los Angeles in the past year, making it the most popular airport in United States. The Los Angeles airport serves the city of Los Angeles.

  • How much are flights to United States?

    The cheapest flight to United States recently found on momondo was $316. If you’re unable to find a flight deal this cheap, keep in mind that anything less than $1,587 is considered a good price for flights to United States. $1,651 is the average cost to fly to United States, while $4,780 is the most expensive.

  • What is the best day of the week to fly to United States?

    Tuesday is the best day of the week to fly to United States based on flight prices. Monday is another affordable option. If you are looking to save money on flights to United States, then try to avoid flying out on a Sunday since this is when prices are at their highest.


Popular cities and sights

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Cheapest flight routes to United States

These routes have the cheapest flights to United States found by momondo users in Australia
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
SydneyHonolulu9h 30m$422
MelbourneHonolulu10h 10m$556
BrisbaneHonolulu13h 35m$620
AdelaideHonolulu17h 40m$726
CoolangattaHonolulu13h 45m$749
CanberraHonolulu15h 55m$957
SydneyKahului17h 30m$1,020
SydneyLos Angeles13h 35m$1,117
SydneySan Francisco13h 30m$1,122
BrisbaneLos Angeles13h 30m$1,128
MelbourneNew Haven28h 50m$1,139
MelbourneLos Angeles14h 20m$1,148
SydneyHilo32h 56m$1,162
SydneyKailua-Kona17h 20m$1,162
MelbourneKailua-Kona17h 49m$1,183
MelbourneLihue15h 53m$1,183

Best things to do and see in United States

How long does it take to fly to the USA?

The United States is a popular destination for Australian travellers. The fastest non-stop flight to the USA operates from Sydney to Los Angeles in under 14h. This is a great choice as Los Angeles is the major hub on the west coast of the US, with frequent flights to other American cities and a wide choice of domestic airlines. In general, flights from the east coast of Australia to the west coast of the United States are faster. However, flights can take up to 40h depending on your departure city, destination, airline and transit time. For example, flights from Melbourne and Brisbane to LAX take up to 39h due to long stopovers. If you are travelling from Perth, you can get to Los Angeles or San Francisco in around 30h on Qatar Airways. Travellers planning a trip to the east coast of the US can connect via Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) or Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD).

Can you get direct flights to the United States from Australia?

Passengers departing from Sydney can find direct flights to the United States through momondo. United Airlines and Delta Air Lines offer direct flights from Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) to Los Angeles Airport (LAX) in less than 14h. Depending on where you’re departing from and your destination within the US, there are also several flights with just one stop. Passengers leaving from Melbourne Airport (MEL), Adelaide Airport (ADE) and Brisbane Airport (BNE) can fly with Singapore Airlines to LAX, with a stopover at Changi Airport (SIN). However, if you’re departing from any other Australian city, you could save time by taking an interstate flight to Sydney and flying direct to the US. From Perth, United States flights on Qatar Airways have a stopover in Doha and arrive in Dallas Forth Worth. If your destination is Hawaii, flights to the United States depart from Sydney and arrive at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) in Honolulu with one stop at Tokyo Haneda (HND).

What is the best way to travel around the United States?

The United States is the fourth-largest country in the world, and there are plenty of transportation options to get around. If you’re short on time or travelling long distances, it's best to book a flight. The extensive domestic air system has plenty of airports. You can travel from the east coast to the west within 5h and from north to south in under 3h. Driving your own vehicle is the most convenient way to travel around the United States and allows plenty of flexibility on your trip. If you have lots of time, hiring a car is a unique way to experience the diverse natural landscapes and small towns across the country. The Pacific Coast Highway and historic Route 66 are among the most popular road trips. While some major cities such as New York, Boston, Chicago and San Francisco offer excellent rail services, you will probably need a car to get around urban centres. Rideshares are a convenient way to get around a city too. There are some high-speed rail services from Washington to New Orleans, and Boston to Chicago, and coast-to-coast train services between Jacksonville and Los Angeles.

Does an Australian citizen need a passport or visa to fly to the United States?

All Australian citizens must present a passport that is valid for at least six months on arrival. Under the Visa Waiver Program, Australian citizens don't need a visa to enter the United States if they plan to stay for less than 90 days. But, Australians are required to get travel authorization before travelling to the US. You can make an application online through the Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA).


Popular routes landing in United States

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
Sydney to Los Angeles Flights
Fastest flight time13h 35m
Cheapest price$1,117
London to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time13h 05m
Cheapest price$579
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
Sydney to Honolulu Flights
Fastest flight time9h 30m
Cheapest price$422
New York to New Orleans Flights
Fastest flight time5h 02m
Cheapest price$235
Sydney to New York Flights
Fastest flight time24h 20m
Cheapest price$1,393
Sydney to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time13h 30m
Cheapest price$1,122
Melbourne to Honolulu Flights
Fastest flight time10h 10m
Cheapest price$556
Melbourne to New York Flights
Fastest flight time29h 42m
Cheapest price$1,400
Melbourne to San Francisco Flights
Fastest flight time18h 00m
Cheapest price$1,284
Sydney to Ontario Flights
Fastest flight time17h 15m
Cheapest price$1,401
Sydney to El Paso Flights
Fastest flight time49h 09m
Cheapest price$1,790
Melbourne to Seattle Flights
Fastest flight time19h 55m
Cheapest price$1,388
Sydney to Dallas Flights
Fastest flight time15h 20m
Cheapest price$1,418
Melbourne to Ontario Flights
Fastest flight time21h 25m
Cheapest price$1,604
Brisbane to New York Flights
Fastest flight time31h 50m
Cheapest price$1,680
Melbourne to San Jose Flights
Fastest flight time21h 13m
Cheapest price$1,509
Brisbane to Honolulu Flights
Fastest flight time13h 35m
Cheapest price$620
New York to Orlando Flights
Fastest flight time2h 34m
Cheapest price$126

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