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San Francisco Melbourne
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Tue, 30 Jul SFO - MEL
Fri, 02 Aug MEL - SFO
£1569 £1545
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San Francisco Melbourne
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Wed, 14 Aug SFO - MEL
£325 £310
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San Francisco Melbourne
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Sat, 03 Aug SFO - AVV
Mon, 05 Aug AVV - SFO
£1002 £1001
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Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
39% Trains are 39% more expensive in Melbourne than in San Francisco.
San Francisco £1.97
Melbourne £2.74
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
34% A meal in Melbourne is 34% cheaper than a meal in San Francisco.
San Francisco £19.35
Melbourne £12.68
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 1.94 AUD
1 AUD = 0.52 GBP
Last checked on 22 July 2024
Distance: 7865 miles
San Francisco airports
San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO) How far from city centre: 11 miles
San Jose Mnpl (SJC) How far from city centre: 40 miles
San Carlos (SQL) How far from city centre: 21 miles
Novato (NOT) How far from city centre: 24 miles
Sonoma County Airport (STS) How far from city centre: 55 miles
Embarkader (EMB) How far from city centre: 2 miles
Melbourne airports
Melbourne Airport (MEL) How far from city centre: 7 miles
Avalon Airport (AVV) How far from city centre: 31 miles
Moorabbin (MBW) How far from city centre: 9 miles
Essendon (MEB) How far from city centre: 9 miles

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Tips for booking cheap flights from San Francisco to Melbourne

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1. What can I do to save money when booking flights from San Francisco to Melbourne?

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By following these strategies, you can efficiently save money when booking flights from San Francisco to Melbourne, ensuring a more economical and enjoyable journey.

2. Can the price of my tickets from San Francisco to Melbourne change during the booking process?

Prices for tickets from San Francisco to Melbourne may fluctuate while you are in the process of booking. While this isn't a common occurrence, it can happen because Opodo operates as an online travel agency, and ticket prices and availability are ultimately determined by the airlines. Therefore, if the airline adjusts prices or if the available tickets are depleted while you are making your reservation, you will receive confirmation within 48 hours after your ticket purchase.

3. Can I book last-minute flights from San Francisco to Melbourne on Opodo?

When booking a flight, you may encounter situations where your desired travel date is unavailable or the flight price has increased beyond your budget. Rest assured, Opodo offers a solution. Explore our last-minute flight deals to find affordable options, especially if you have flexibility with your travel dates. Whether you need to depart on short notice or simply want to discover the cheapest day to fly between San Francisco and Melbourne, our last-minute flights section has you covered.

4. How to make my reservation through the Opodo search engine?

Opodo provides you with all the useful information about the flights covering the route between San Francisco to Melbourne airports. Preparing for your trip is very easy! All you have to do is enter into Opodo search engine your departure and destination airports, the dates of travel, and the number of passengers. A list of all available flights will appear on your screen in a matter of seconds! For your convenience, you can sort it according to your preferences, such as time, price, or duration of the trip.


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Frequently asked questions about flights from San Francisco to Melbourne

How long does the flight take to go from San Francisco to Melbourne?
The total flight time between San Francisco and Melbourne is of around 16:55 hours on average, considering an average distance of 12,901 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from San Francisco to Melbourne at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from San Francisco to Melbourne is 310£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Melbourne expensive to visit compared to San Francisco?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Melbourne costs an average of 2.85 GBP, 11% cheaper than San Francisco, with a fare of 3.21 GBP, while train tickets costs 39% more in Melbourne: 2.74 GBP against 1.97 GBP in San Francisco. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 12.68 GBP in Melbourne, 34% less than the 19.35 GBP in San Francisco. The price of the coffee is around 37% cheaper in Melbourne, with an average of 2.72 GBP, while in San Francisco the coffee costs 4.31 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from San Francisco to Melbourne?
The most popular months to book a trip from San Francisco to Melbourne are December, September and January, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from San Francisco to Melbourne?
The best time of the year to go to Melbourne when flying from San Francisco depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, October is the top 1º month to fly to Melbourne from San Francisco in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and September. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, June, August and April are the months with less volume of searchs for the route San Francisco - Melbourne.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from San Francisco to Melbourne?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Australia may apply when travelling from San Francisco. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
How is the weather in Melbourne compared to San Francisco?
While in San Francisco the temperatures can reach an average of 32.98 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 mm ,Melbourne's temperatures can go up to 37.14 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -1.12 ºC in Melbourne, compared to the 2.36 ºC average degrees reported in San Francisco. During the winter period, San Francisco can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Melbourne have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between San Francisco and Melbourne?
The main airport route flying between San Francisco and Melbourne is: San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO) to Melbourne Airport (MEL). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Qantas Airways.
  • United Airlines.
Which are the airlines with flights from San Francisco to Melbourne?
Airlines with direct flights departing from San Francisco to Melbourne are:
  • United Airlines.
Flight Duration 16 h and 55 m Flights between San Francisco and Melbourne take, on average, 16 h and 55 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £310 Cheapest price for a flight between San Francisco and Melbourne found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport San Francisco Intl Airport The airport San Francisco Intl Airport is the departure airport operating flights between San Francisco and Melbourne
Arriving Airport Melbourne Airport Flights departing San Francisco with Melbourne as destination arrive at Melbourne Airport

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