Destination New South Wales

See spectacular Sydney

Fares from Los Angeles starting at $1,572* round trip in Economy

Sydney is one of the greatest cities in the world. Its sparkling harbour, stunning beaches, iconic buildings, award-winning restaurants, world-class events and uniquely vibrant culture make it a must-see destination.

Between 22 May and 8 June 2015, Sydney will be transformed into a spectacular canvas of light, music and ideas during a unique annual event - Vivid Sydney. The spectacular illumination of the Sydney Opera House sails is a magical experience not to be missed.

With daily departures from the US to Sydney, including double daily flights non-stop from Los Angeles to Sydney and a non-stop service from DFW , it's easier than ever to fly to Sydney with Qantas. So book these Sydney deals with Qantas now.

International Economy:

All advertised fares are for mid-week Sunday through Wednesday travel only. Weekend Thursday through Saturday travel is permitted for an additional fare.

Advance Purchase: 14 days.

US Departures To Round trip from* Outbound Travel Periods Sale Ends  
Los Angeles
Valid on QF12/11/18/17
Sydney $1,572 21 Feb - 9 Mar 2015, 2 May - 10 Jun 2015 or 26 Jul - 3 Sep 2015 Year-round Book now
New York (JFK)
Valid QF operated JFK-LAX or v.v.
Sydney $1,778 21 Feb - 9 Mar 2015, 2 May - 10 Jun 2015 or 26 Jul - 3 Sep 2015 Year-round Book now
Dallas/Fort Worth
Vailid on QF8/QF7
Sydney $1,872 3 May - 10 Jun 2015 or 26 Jul - 4 Sep 2015 Year-round Book now

Great deals may also be available from other US cities on our codeshare partner American Airlines and Alaska Airlines, connecting to Qantas via LAX, DFW or JFK, as well as for other travel periods where there may not be enough seats to allow us to advertise.

Timetable at a glance

Travel Tip: Why not consider taking QF17 so that you can maximise your time in Sydney before returning home? With evening 17:40 departure, you'll have ample time to have a last minute shopping trip or enjoy a tranquil lunch at one of many beautiful and award-winning restaurants.

From Los Angeles or Dallas/Fort Worth to Sydney

Depart (Local Time) Arrive (Local Time) Frequency Flight Number Stops
22:00 LAX
23:55 LAX
22:40 DFW
06:10^ SYD
07:40^ SYD
06:30^ SYD
Daily
Daily
Daily except Tuesday
QF12
QF18
QF8
0
0
0

^ arrives 2 days later

From Sydney to Los Angeles or Dallas/Fort Worth

Depart (Local Time) Arrive (Local Time) Frequency Flight Number Stops
09:50 SYD
17:40 SYD
13:10 SYD
06:30 LAX
14:15 LAX
13:45 DFW
Daily
Daily
Daily except Tuesday
QF11
QF17
QF7
0
0
0

^ arrives 2 days later

Terms and Conditions

Economy Airfares Terms and Conditions:
* Fares are for round trip travel in US dollars and include all taxes and fees. Advertised fares are based the least expensive mid-week (Sunday through Wednesday) itinerary on Qantas flights. Seats are very limited and are not available on every flight. Maximum stay 12 months subject to system range limitation between 330 to 350 days from departure date. A 14-day advance purchase is required. Add-on fares are available from North American cities that are not Qantas gateways. A cancellation fee of $200 applies per person per ticket. However, customers who purchase a ticket in the United States may cancel their reservations and refund ticket without charge within 24 hours of ticketing when purchase is made one week or more prior to departure of the first flight in the itinerary. Date changes are permitted for a fee of $100 per person per change. An additional service fee of US$40/AU$80 per person applies for each transaction made to an Economy ticket via telephone, retail outlet, or an airport ticket counter, depending on the country where the change is made.  Other restrictions apply. Information is correct as at 25 February 2015 and subject to change without notice. Total price may vary as the result of exchange rate fluctuations affecting the amount of applicable taxes.

See Spectacular Events in Sydney

See Spectacular Events in Sydney

From world-class sporting events, musicals and festivals, Sydney has a year-round calendar of fabulous events. Check out what's on in Sydney this Summer and start planning your trip.

Read more at visitnsw.com.

Must do:

  • VIVID Sydney
  • New Year's Eve Sydney
  • Australia Day at Darling Harbour
  • Sydney Mardi Gras
  • HANDA Opera on Sydney Harbour

Top Restaurants in Sydney NSW

Top Restaurants in Sydney NSW

Treat yourself to a mouth-watering taste of Sydney's best food and wine, served in stunning locations around the city. Sydney has an ever-growing list of beautiful and award-winning dining options.

Read more at visitnsw.com and sydney.com.

Must do:

  • Quay
  • Cafe Sydney
  • Icebergs Dining Room and Bar
  • Rockpool Bar and Grill

Food & Wine Trails

Food & Wine Trails

NSW is famous for its wineries, which produce award-winning wines available for sampling at local cellar doors. And with some of the most fertile land in Australia the produce is vast and varied.

Read more at visitnsw.com and sydney.com.

Must do:

  • Hunter Valley wineries
  • Mudgee wineries
  • Griffith and the Riverina
  • Southern Highland wineries
  • Poachers Way
  • Orange wineries - On food and wine trails

Beach Lifestyle

Beach lifestyle

The State's coastline stretches 1590km with a grand total of 892 beaches including Sydney's famed harbour and ocean beaches and seven of Australia's National Surfing Reserves. With so many beaches and bays on offer in New South Wales, you are spolit for choice. From stunning beaches on Sydney's doorstep, world famous surf on the North Coast and stunning hidden gems in the South Coast.

Read more at visitnsw.com and sydney.com.

Must do:

  • Bondi to Coogee coastal walk
  • Sydney Harbour Kayaks
  • Seven Mile Beach
  • Surfing at Byron
  • Fingal Bay Beach

Hikes & Walks

  • Bondi to Coogee coastal walk
  • Sydney Harbour Kayaks
  • Seven Mile Beach
  • Surfing at Byron
  • Fingal Bay Beach
Hikes & Walks

With its rich environment of bushland, pockets of rainforest, green open spaces and coastal strips, both Sydney and New South Wales provide the ultimate playground for outdoor enthusiasts.

Read more at visitnsw.com and sydney.com.

Must do:

  • Sydney Harbour National Park - Bradleys Head
  • Kosciusko National Park
  • Mungo National Park
  • Lord Howe Island

Animals in the Wild

Animals in the Wild

NSW has a whole host of places where you can see animals in their natural habitats. Secluded coastlines, NSW national parks, state forests and reserves as well as remote areas.

Read more at visitnsw.com and sydney.com.

Must do:

  • Jervis Bay
  • Montague Island
  • Port Stephens
  • Byron Bay

Adventure and Sport

Adventure and Sport

If the instinct for adventure travel runs in your blood, New South Wales is your place. It's got the lot - diversity of terrains and weather that will give you plenty of choice for adventure.

Read more at visitnsw.com and sydney.com.

Must do:

  • Jenolan Caves
  • Blue Mountains Adventure Company
  • Sand Dune Adventures
  • Thredbo and Perisher
  • Skydive the Beach

Family Fun

Family Fun

There are plenty of things to do, top attractions and great holiday destinations around Sydney and NSW for the whole family at any time of the year.

Read more at visitnsw.com and sydney.com.

Must do:

  • Taronga Western Plains Zoo
  • Treetop Adventure Park
  • Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Australian National Maritime Museum

Golfing in NSW

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Golfing in NSW

Sydney and NSW are endowed with an ever-increasing number of championship golf courses. Many offer glamorous on-course accommodation, spas and chic restaurants as well as fine courses.

Read more at visitnsw.com and sydney.com.

Must do:

  • Bonville Golf Resort
  • Bowral Golf Club
  • Wentworth Golf Club
  • Cypress Lakes Golf and Country Club

No other flight is quite like Qantas - from our flagship A380 First Suites to fully flat beds in Business, Premium Economy's spacious seats and the self-serve snack bars in Economy.* After taking off, settle back and enjoy Australia's best wine and food, as well as hundreds of on-demand entertainment choices in every seat.

With daily departures from Los Angeles, Dallas/Fort Worth and New York, with Qantas it's easier than ever to experience the best of Australia before you've even arrived.

Economy

Economy

Sit back, relax and enjoy the journey

  • Sit back and relax in our ergonomically designed slimline seats with built-in lumbar support for your comfort. Features such as adjustable headrests and reclination in your seat are sure to keep you comfortable for the duration of your journey.
  • Self-service snack bars on A380 and refurbished 747 aircraft,
  • Personal on-demand, in-flight entertainment system with 1,500 options
  • On selected international flights, you will be treated to a continuous refreshment service every 60-90 minutes and to add variety, a third main meal option for long haul flights and a dedicated self serve snack bar onboard the A380 and refurbished B747 aircraft.
Premium Economy

Premium Economy

Experience our award winning premium travel class^

  • Spacious seat with extra legroom and legrest so you can stretch out.
  • Personalised service in an exclusive environment with dedicated flight attendants.
  • A selection of premium Australian wines that match the contemporary menu inspired by leading Australian restaurateur Neil Perry.
  • Enjoy on-demand, in-flight entertainment system with noise-cancelling headsets.
  • Complimentary comfort kits are offered on selected flights to help you stay refreshed.
International Business

Business

Relax, work or sleep in contemporary comfort

  • Fully flat beds available on A380 and refurbished 747 aircraft
  • New sleep service, including a new mattress, duvet and turndown service (on select flights)
  • Onboard dining experience with a signature, made-to-order menu designed by leading restaurateur Neil Perry
  • Advanced entertainment system includes a personal touch screen, noise-cancelling headsets and on-demand control
  • An exclusive amenity kit includes a selection of luxury Malin + Goetz skin care products
  • Peter Morrissey designed pyjamas
First Suite

First Suites

Unsurpassed luxury on the Qantas A380

  • Indulge in an eight-course tasting menu or choose to dine with an a la carte menu offering signature dishes.
  • Stretch out in your own fully flat, extra-wide bed with luxurious pillows, blankets, a duvet
    as well as a sheepskin mattress.
  • Advanced entertainment system includes a personal touch screen, noise-cancelling headsets and on-demand control.
  • Qantas First Amenity Kits feature exclusive collections for both men and women from a premium cosmetic house. The women's kit includes a Payot Paris clutch-style bag and for men, a fold-out travel bag.
* Now available on both the A380 and newly refurbished 747 services.
^ Qantas wins Best International Premium Economy at the Australian Business Traveller Awards 2012

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Fun Facts

  • QANTAS is an acronym that stands for Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services.
  • Australia is closer than you think. Flying to Australia from the west coast is only 14 hours, the same time it takes to fly to most European destinations from the western US.
  • We are the only airline to fly the A380 between the US and Australia.
  • In November 2013, we celebrated 93 years of flying. See our evolving look.

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