Flights to New York from Sydney Australia

Flights to New York

Do you want to book an Australia to New York flight? Take a look at this page to find out necessary and useful information on Sydney airport.


Sydney Airport (SYD)

Sydney Airport is located 8 km south of the Sydney city centre. It is one of the busiest airports in Australia, currently offering 46 domestic and 43 international destinations. Currently, there are no airlines operating regular direct flights to New York from Sydney. This means you will have at least one stopover during your flight. From Sydney airport, several airlines operate flights to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA).

Please find below a list of airlines operating flights from Sydney Airport to New York:

Airline Direct flight / stopover Destination
Air Canada 1 stop at Vancouver International (YVR) Newark
American Airlines 1 stop at Los Angeles International (LAX) JFK/LaGuardia
ANA 1 stop at Tokyo Haneda (HND) JFK/Newark
Asia Airlines 1 stop at Seoul Incheon International (ICN) JFK
Cathay Pacific 1 stop at Hong Kong International (HKG) JFK
China Airlines 1 stop at Taipei Taiwan Taoyuan (TPE) JFK
China Southern 1 stop at Guangzhou (CAN) JFK
Delta Airlines 1 stop at Los Angeles International (LAX) JFK
Emirates 1 stop at Dubai (DXB) JFK/Newark
Etihad Airways 1 stop at Abu Dhabi International (AUH) JFK
Hawaiian Airlines 1 stop at Honolulu International (HNL) JFK
Japan Airlines 1 stop at Tokyo Haneda (HND) JFK
Korean Air 1 stop at Seoul Incheon International (ICN) JFK
Latam Airlines 1 stop at Santiago Arturo Merino Benitez (SCL) JFK
Phillipine Airlines 1 stop at Manila Ninoy Aquino (MNL) JFK
Qantas 1 stop at Los Angeles International (LAX) or Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) JFK/Newark/LaGuardia
Qatar Airlines 1 stop at Hamad International (DOH) JFK
Singapore Airlines 1 stop at Singapore Changi (SIN) Newark
United Airlines 1 stop at San Francisco International (SFO) or Houston George Bush International (IAH) Newark/LaGuardia
Virgin Australia 1 stop at Los Angeles International (LAX) Newark

The average flight time from Sydney to New York is a little over 21 hours. However, this can vary due to the amount of stopovers scheduled.

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New York uses the Eastern Standard Time (EST), and the Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) during the summer. For most of the year, Sydney is 14 hours ahead of New York. However, winter time in New York clocks go back one hour (on the night of Saturday the 31st October and Sunday the 1st of November). This means, between the 4th of October and the 1st of November 2020, there will be a time difference of 15 hours. You can read more about the time difference between Australia and New York here.

Price for a Flight Sydney – New York (SYD)

Currently, direct flights are not offered from Sydney to New York. You will have at least one stopover, depending on the airline you fly with. The price of airline tickets to New York changes depending on the time of year. If you book on time and avoid travelling during busier months then you can find return tickets from around A$1,200 from Sydney airport. Flexibility is also a key to save money on flights.

The most expensive periods are the summer months and end of year (with the holiday season including Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve) in New York. To get the best rates, I advise trying to book your flight at least 6 months in advance.

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Directions to the airport

There are several ways to get to Sydney Airport, which you can find more information about below.

  • Car: Sydney Airport is located just 8km from the Sydney CBD and driving takes about 25 minutes depending on traffic.
  • Bus: Sydney Buses operates a timetabled service, Route 400, between Bondi Junction and Eastgardens via Sydney Airport and 420 between Eastgardens to Burwood via Sydney Airport. The service stops at T1 International terminal.
  • Train: you can check the schedule for trains through transport NSW.

Airport Parking

Sydney Airport offers several options for securely parking your car such as short term, long term, valet and economical parking. Go to Sydney Airport website to book a parking space.

Sydney Airport Map

Please find below the map for Sydney Airport. Click on the image to enlarge it.

Image source: Sydney Airport

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