There are 3 ways to get from Los Angeles to Sydney by plane, train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Sydney  •  17 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sydney (SYD) LAX - SYD

$398 - $1,220

2 alternative options

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  23 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Newcastle (NTL) LAX - NTL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station

$573 - $1,134

Fly to Canberra, bus  •  24 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Canberra (CBR) LAX - CBR
  2. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney

$536 - $1,003

Questions & Answers

The distance between Los Angeles and Sydney is 7546 miles.

It takes approximately 17 h 32 min to get from Los Angeles to Sydney, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 14 h 45 min.

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Sydney is 18 h ahead of Los Angeles. It is currently 6:21 AM in Los Angeles and 12:21 AM in Sydney.

American Airlines, Delta, Hawaiian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 1996+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 7545.9 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 32 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

Virgin Australia, American Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Los Angeles to Sydney hourly.

Airlines
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney
Ave. Duration
14 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
18 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Newcastle via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Newcastle via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
20 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Newcastle via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Canberra via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Canberra via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Canberra via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Canberra via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
20 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Canberra via Sydney, Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,800
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
18 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Newcastle via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,900
Flights from Los Angeles to Newcastle via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,900
Flights from Los Angeles to Newcastle via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
19 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,900
Flights from Los Angeles to Canberra via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
17 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$900 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Canberra via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Canberra via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
18 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Canberra via Brisbane, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Canberra via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
20 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Canberra via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,800
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney
Ave. Duration
14 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $2,200
Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,500
Flights from Los Angeles to Newcastle via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,000
Flights from Los Angeles to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Canberra via Brisbane, Sydney
Ave. Duration
18 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
18 h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,600
Flights from Los Angeles to Canberra via Brisbane
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,800
Flights from Los Angeles to Canberra via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney via Auckland
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney
Ave. Duration
15 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney via Auckland
Ave. Duration
17 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,900
Hawaiian Airlines
Website
hawaiianairlines.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sydney via Honolulu
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $2,700
Train operators
Transport NSW
Phone
131 500
Website
transportnsw.info
Train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Schedules at
tp.transportnsw.info
Economy
$15 - $22
1st Class
$21 - $30
Bus operators
Murrays Coaches
Phone
(61) 13 22 51
Email
reservations@murrays.com.au
Website
murrays.com.au
Bus from Canberra to Sydney
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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Murrays Coaches

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