The cheapest times to fly from SYD to FAT are

  • February 19th to April 1st
  • April 30th to June 24th
  • 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 FAT is early to mid October. Prices can be as high as $2899 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $804 for Tuesday flights around early to mid October.


When to Fly to Fresno

Flying from Sydney (SYD) to Fresno, CA (FAT) will usually cost between $838 to $1775 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid October with an average ticket price of $804. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2899. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2095 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1101 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SYD to FAT flight.

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

SYD to FAT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SYD to FAT 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 $0.09, 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. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Fresno, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Sydney. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $134 (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 $1117. Return trip prices are from the FAT 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 FAT can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 14 hour 31 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 FAT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 128 miles (206 km) away from FAT
  • Usually 7.54% less expensive than FAT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SYD to SJC flights

Destination alternative #2: San Luis County Regional Airport (SBP) in San Luis Obispo, CA

  • 118 miles (190 km) away from FAT
  • Usually 5.09% less expensive than FAT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SYD to SBP flights


Flight Hacking SYD to FAT

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 FAT — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1037
  • Average savings: $64 (5.81%)

See SYD to SFO flights

Hack #2: San Francisco, CA (SYD > SFO > FAT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1092
  • Average savings: $9 (0.82%)

See SYD to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, Asiana, Avianca, Delta, Fiji Airways, JAL, Qantas, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fresno Yosemite International Airport to Sydney International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 7523 miles or 12107 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SYD to FAT flight is about 14 hour 31 minutes.

How many flights go between Sydney and Fresno, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from SYD to FAT.


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 FAT
Destination airport name Fresno Yosemite International Airport
City Fresno, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 36.8
Longitude -119.7


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