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There are 3 ways to get from San Jose to Sydney by train, plane 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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Caltrain, fly to Sydney  •  18 h 34 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Sydney (SYD) SFO - SYD

$394 - $878

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Caltrain, fly to Newcastle, train  •  26 h 21 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Newcastle (NTL) SFO - NTL
  3. Take the train from Newcastle Interchange to Central Station

$679 - $942

Caltrain, fly to Canberra, bus  •  25 h 46 min

  1. Take the Caltrain from San Jose Diridon Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain
  2. Fly from San Francisco (SFO) to Canberra (CBR) SFO - CBR
  3. Take the bus from Canberra to Sydney

$692 - $961

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The cheapest way to get from San Jose to Sydney is to Caltrain and fly which costs $390 - $900 and takes 18 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Jose to Sydney is to Caltrain and fly which costs $390 - $900 and takes 18 h 34 min.

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The distance between San Jose and Sydney is 7477 miles.

It takes approximately 18 h 34 min to get from San Jose to Sydney, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from San Francisco Airport to Sydney Airport is the direct flight which takes 14 h 35 min.

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Sydney is 19 h ahead of San Jose. It is currently 6:40 AM in San Jose and 1:40 AM in Sydney.

Delta, Air New Zealand, American Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from San Francisco Airport to Sydney Airport.

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There are 2145+ hotels available in Sydney. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Jose to Sydney.
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  • Distance: 7477.4 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 34 min

What companies run services between San Jose, CA, USA and Sydney, NSW, Australia?

There is no direct connection from San Jose to Sydney. However, you can take the Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain, take the walk to Millbrae BART Station, take the BART to San Francisco International Airport BART Station, take the walk to San Francisco airport, fly to Sydney, take the walk to International Airport Station, then take the train to Sydney. Alternatively, you can take the Caltrain to Millbrae Caltrain, take the walk to Millbrae BART Station, take the BART to San Francisco International Airport BART Station, take the walk to San Francisco airport, fly to Newcastle, take the walk to Newcastle Airport, take the bus to Hunter St At Florence St, take the walk to Newcastle Interchange, then take the train to Sydney.

Airlines
Qantas
Website
qantas.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Nadi
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
20 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Los Angeles, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
19 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Nadi, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,800
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Melbourne, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
24 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Sydney, Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
23 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Melbourne, Gold Coast
Ave. Duration
24 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Los Angeles, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
22 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,300
Flights from San Francisco to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
17 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Canberra via Melbourne
Ave. Duration
18 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Canberra via Sydney, Melbourne
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Canberra via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
19 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Canberra via Melbourne, Sydney
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Canberra via Sydney, Adelaide
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,400
Air New Zealand
Website
airnewzealand.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Auckland
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Sydney, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
22 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,200
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Auckland, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
25 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,700
Flights from San Francisco to Canberra via Sydney
Ave. Duration
16 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Auckland
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,500
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,600
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,600
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
18 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $1,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Los Angeles, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,400
Virgin Australia
Website
virginaustralia.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Los Angeles
Ave. Duration
17 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,400
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Los Angeles, Brisbane
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,400
Fiji Airways
Website
fijiairways.com
Flights from San Francisco to Sydney via Nadi
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,900
Regional Express
Website
rex.com.au
Flights from San Francisco to Newcastle via Sydney
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $1,300
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 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Book at
Murrays Coaches

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