Popular Australia to USA Flight Routes
Sydney ➡ Los Angeles
Being one of the most well-known cities in the world, Los Angeles is a popular destination for anyone travelling from Australia as it is situated on the West Coast of the US and one of the easiest cities to reach directly from Sydney. The peak travel season for visiting Los Angeles from Sydney is usually between March and September when temperatures are warmest. It's the perfect time to visit Los Angeles for visitors coming from Australia because this is when temperatures typically drop in Australia to as low as 10.5°C (50.8°F). A handful of airlines offer direct flights between Sydney and Los Angeles, including Delta and Qantas.
Route Frequency: 120+ weekly flights from Sydney to Los Angeles
Ticket Price: $850+ USD single, $1500+ USD return
Flight Time: 13-15 hours (direct)
Airports: Sydney Airport ➡ Los Angeles International Airport
Airlines: Delta, Qantas, United Airlines, American Airlines
Sydney ➡ Dallas / Fort Worth
If you're travelling from Australia and wish to fly even deeper into the US, the Sydney to Dallas-Fort Worth route is your best option. It's also a great option if you're looking to reach the East Coast of the US - you'll be able to catch connecting flights easily from Dallas-Forth Worth International Airport. The best time to visit Dallas is from June to August when temperatures can reach up to 36°C (96.8°F). Currently, the only airlines offering direct flights between Sydney and Dallas-Fort Worth are Qantas and American Airlines.
Route Frequency: 16+ weekly flights from Sydney to Dallas / Fort Worth
Ticket Price: $1500+ USD single, $2300+ USD return
Flight Time: 15-17 hours (direct)
Airports: Sydney Airport ➡ Dallas / Fort Worth International Airport
Airlines: Qantas, American Airlines
Melbourne ➡ San Francisco
San Francisco is another easy city in the US to get to directly from Australia as it also sits on the West Coast alongside Los Angeles. Travellers often choose to fly to San Francisco from Melbourne instead of Sydney as it's a slightly shorter flight duration, but the option is there if you wish to fly from Sydney instead. The peak travel season for San Francisco is between June and August when temperatures are warm and comfortable, ideal for roaming around the eclectic city's streets. At the moment, the only airline offering direct flights between Melbourne and San Francisco is United Airlines.
Route Frequency: 12+ weekly flights from Melbourne to San Francisco
Ticket Price: $1500+ USD single, $2200+ USD return
Flight Time: 14-16 hours (direct)
Airports: Melbourne Tullamarine Airport ➡ San Francisco International Airport
Airlines: United Airlines
Melbourne ➡ Honolulu
But what if you don't want to visit mainland USA? Paradise is just 10 hours away in the form of Honolulu, Hawaii. Flights from Melbourne to Honolulu are very popular with tourists looking to spend time and relax in Hawaii before jetting off to mainland USA. Temperatures in Honolulu can reach 31°C (87.8°F) in summer and the peak season for tourists is between April and August. The only airline currently flying direct routes between Melbourne and Honolulu is Jetstar Airways. You can also fly to Honolulu from Sydney.
Route Frequency: 5+ weekly flights from Melbourne to Honolulu
Ticket Price: $750+ USD single, $1300+ USD return
Flight Time: 10-11 hours(direct)
Airports: Melbourne Tullamarine Airport ➡ Daniel K. Inouye International Airport
Airlines: Jetstar Airways