The cheapest times to fly from SCO to SYD are

  • August 6th to September 23rd (except the weeks of August 13th, August 27th, and September 10th)
  • October 15th to March 18th

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 SCO to SYD is early November. Prices can be as high as $6531 for Tuesday flights during early May, or as low as $1500 for Thursday flights around early November.


When to Fly to Sydney

Flying from Aktau (SCO) to Sydney (SYD) will usually cost between $1568 to $4699 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $2321. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $4001. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1679 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3166 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCO to SYD flight.

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

SCO to SYD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCO to SYD flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Aktau. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Tuesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Sydney, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Aktau. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $2557 (57%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1809. Return trip prices are from the SYD to SCO 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 SCO to SYD can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 15 hour 50 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SCO to SYD

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 SCO to SYD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Beijing (SCO > PEK > SYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $991
  • Average savings: $2176 (68.71%)

See SCO to DEL flights

Hack #2: Delhi (SCO > DEL > SYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1118
  • Average savings: $2048 (64.69%)

See SCO to PEK flights

Hack #3: Bangkok (SCO > BKK > SYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1234
  • Average savings: $1933 (61.04%)

See SCO to BKK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SCO to SYD? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air India, ANA, Asiana, Azerbaijan Airlines, Cathay Pacific, China Southern, Emirates, Qantas, Singapore Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sydney International Airport to Shevchenko Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8252 miles or 13280 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SCO to SYD?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCO to SYD flight is about 15 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Aktau and Sydney?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from SCO to SYD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSCO
Origination airport nameShevchenko Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSYD
Destination airport nameSydney International Airport


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