The cheapest times to fly from SYD to CMH are

  • January 22nd to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • July 23rd to September 16th
  • October 8th to November 25th

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 SYD to CMH is mid October. Prices can be as high as $2275 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $908 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Columbus

Flying from Sydney (SYD) to Columbus, OH (CMH) will usually cost between $914 to $1789 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $932. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2128. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1196 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1172 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SYD to CMH flight.

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

SYD to CMH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SYD to CMH flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Sydney. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $135 (9%) 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 $1128. Return trip prices are from the CMH to SYD 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 SYD to CMH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 18 hour 1 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 SYD to CMH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: James M Cox/Dayton International Airport (DAY) in Dayton, OH

  • 71 miles (114 km) away from CMH
  • Usually 11.43% less expensive than CMH
  • 1-layover flights available

See SYD to DAY flights

Destination alternative #2: Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) in Cincinnati, OH

  • 115 miles (185 km) away from CMH
  • Usually 3.54% less expensive than CMH
  • 1-layover flights available

See SYD to CVG flights

Destination alternative #3: Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport (CLE) in Cleveland, OH

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from CMH
  • Usually 0.94% less expensive than CMH
  • 1-layover flights available

See SYD to CLE flights


Flight Hacking SYD to CMH

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 SYD to CMH — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $945
  • Average savings: $228 (19.41%)

See SYD to BNE flights

Hack #2: Brisbane (SYD > BNE > CMH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1104
  • Average savings: $68 (5.8%)

See SYD to LAX flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (SYD > SFO > CMH)

  • Price for both tickets: $1157
  • Average savings: $16 (1.32%)

See SYD to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 18 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, ANA, Asiana, Cathay Pacific, China Eastern, China Southern, Delta, Etihad, Fiji Airways, Hawaiian, JAL, Qantas, United, Virgin Australia, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John Glenn Columbus International Airport to Sydney International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 9467 miles or 15236 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SYD to CMH flight is about 18 hour 1 minutes.

How many flights go between Sydney and Columbus, OH?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from SYD to CMH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code CMH
Destination airport name John Glenn Columbus International Airport
City Columbus, OH
Country the United States
Latitude 40
Longitude -82.9


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