The cheapest times to fly from SLK to SYD are

  • January 29th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • July 30th to December 31st

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 SLK to SYD is early October. Prices can be as high as $8745 for Wednesday flights during early to mid March, or as low as $7584 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Sydney

Flying from Saranac Lake/Lake Placid, NY (SLK) to Sydney (SYD) will usually cost between $7584 to $8349 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $7584. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid March, with an average price of $8355. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $771 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $7967 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SLK to SYD flight.

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

SLK to SYD Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SLK to SYD flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Saranac Lake. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.5, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SYD, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into SLK. Wednesdays are the most expensive days to fly to Sydney, and Tuesdays are the most expensive days to return to Saranac Lake. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $637 (8%) 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 $7923. Return trip prices are from the SYD to SLK 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 SLK 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 18 hour 52 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SLK 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 SLK to SYD — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (SLK > LAX > SYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1503
  • Average savings: $6464 (81.14%)

See SLK to LAX flights

Hack #2: Honolulu, HI (SLK > HNL > SYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1551
  • Average savings: $6416 (80.53%)

See SLK to HNL flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (SLK > BOS > SYD)

  • Price for both tickets: $1586
  • Average savings: $6381 (80.1%)

See SLK to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Cape Air, Delta, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, Singapore Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sydney International Airport to Adirondack Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9934 miles or 15987 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SLK to SYD flight is about 18 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Saranac Lake/Lake Placid, NY and Sydney?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from SLK to SYD.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SLK
Origination airport name Adirondack Regional Airport
City Saranac Lake/Lake Placid, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 44.4
Longitude -74.2

Return Airport

Destination code SYD
Destination airport name Sydney International Airport
City Sydney
Country Australia
Latitude -33.9
Longitude 151.2


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