The cheapest times to fly from LAX to YQY are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 10th
  • July 2nd to July 15th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LAX to YQY is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1359 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $489 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Sydney

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Sydney (YQY) will usually cost between $491 to $949 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $489. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1166. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $677 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $708 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to YQY flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LAX to YQY route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LAX to YQY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to YQY flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Sydney, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $111 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $656. Return trip prices are from the YQY to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAX to YQY can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 36 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from LAX to YQY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Charlottetown Airport (YYG) in Charlottetown

  • 147 miles (237 km) away from YQY
  • Usually 11.94% less expensive than YQY
  • 1-layover flights available

See LAX to YYG flights


Flight Hacking LAX to YQY

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from LAX to YQY — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (LAX > BOS > YQY)

  • Price for both tickets: $672
  • Average savings: $36 (5.02%)

See LAX to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAX to YQY? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Delta, United, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sydney Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3125 miles or 5029 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LAX to YQY?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to YQY flight is about 6 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Sydney?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 23 available flights from LAX to YQY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

Return Airport

Destination code YQY
Destination airport name Sydney Airport
City Sydney
Country Canada
Latitude 46.2
Longitude -60


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