California to Sydney flight duration

What is the flight duration from California to Sydney?

On average there are 53 flights flying direct each day from California to Sydney. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

Depart
California
Arrive
Sydney
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Average direct flight time is 29 hours 39 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from California to Sydney is 18 hours 26 minutes.

A distance of 7,537 miles / 12,129 km

Related: Return journey Sydney to California flight duration

California to Sydney flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 29 hours 39 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 18 hours 26 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 51 hours 5 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 53

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from California to Sydney is 29 hours 39 minutes
  • Distance from California to Sydney is 7,537 miles / 12,129 km
  • California is served by 0 airports
  • Sydney is served by 1 airports Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD)

DIRECT FLIGHTS

Fresno Yosemite to Sydney
Flying with Alaska Airlines
24 hours 55 minutes
Fresno Yosemite to Sydney
Flying with Air New Zealand
21 hours 05 minutes
Fresno Yosemite to Sydney
Flying with United
32 hours 10 minutes

Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

California to Sydney flight time via Los Angeles International | to via LAX
California to Los Angeles International
1 hours 18 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
7 hours 49 minutes
Los Angeles International to Sydney
15 hours 05 minutes
Total journey time
24 hours 12 minutes
California to Sydney flight time via San Francisco International | to via SFO
California to San Francisco International
1 hours 06 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
13 hours 39 minutes
San Francisco International to Sydney
15 hours
Total journey time
29 hours 45 minutes

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time-consuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of an indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


California & Sydney local time and timezones

Sydney, Australia time is 7 hours behind California, United States

Date and time in California, United States:
17:38 Thu, 11 Aug, 2022,
Los Angeles Timezone: PDT (-07:00)

Date and time in Sydney, Australia:
10:38 Fri, 12 Aug, 2022,
Sydney Timezone: AEST (+10:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between California, United States and Sydney, Australia? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 29 hours 39 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.