AUSTRALIA. Qantas makes it easy.

A movie, a meal, sleep and you're there

Qantas knows long haul travel, drawing on 95 years of flying to design an extraordinary travel experience with your comfort and enjoyment in mind. We believe that the flight to Australia should be easy and something to be enjoyed, as much a part of the journey as the amazing sights and experiences to discover in Australia. And on Qantas, Australia is closer than you think - just a movie, a meal, sleep and you are there!

Real customers. Real experiences.+ Make sure to watch our video gallery and find out what our customers have to say about flying with Qantas, as well as their travel highlights and tips on what makes Australia a travel destination worth the trip.

Think Australia is too far? Not according to Hugh Jackman

Hugh Jackman speaks about why you should forget talking about your bucket list and just come to Australia, and why it is not that far with Qantas.


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Inspired? Take advantage of our great deals to Australia from Los Angeles, Dallas/Fort Worth, and New York (JFK) and book your dream vacation today.

Minimum Stay: 10 days after the transpacific flight departure.

US Departures To Round trip from* Outbound Travel Periods Sale Ends  
Los Angeles

Brisbane
Sydney
Melbourne
Cairns
$1,099
$1,149
$1,149
$1,299
3-31 May, 30 Jul - 31 Aug or 16 Oct - 30 Nov 2016
3-31 May, 30 Jul - 31 Aug or 16 Oct - 30 Nov 2016
3-31 May, 30 Jul - 31 Aug or 16 Oct - 30 Nov 2016
33 May -10 Jun, 18 Jul - 31 Aug or 26 Sep - 30 Nov 2016
25 April 2016 Book now
San Francisco
via Sydney
Brisbane
Sydney
Melbourne

$1,209
$1,249
$1,249

5 Apr - 30 May, 30 Jul - 31 Aug or 9 Oct - 30 Nov 2016 25 April 2016 Book now
New York (JFK)
via Los Angeles
Brisbane
Sydney
Melbourne

$1,309
$1,349
$1,349
3-31 May, 30 Jul - 31 Aug or 16 Oct - 30 Nov 2016 25 April 2016 Book now
Dallas/Fort Worth
via Sydney
Brisbane
Sydney
Melbourne

$1,309
$1,349
$1,349

26 Apr - 11 Jul, 23 Jul - 28 Sep or 15 Oct - 30 Nov 2016 25 April 2016 Book now

Great deals may also be available from other US cities on our codeshare partners 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.

Use our multi-city booking engine to search and book your flights from the US to over 60 destinations within Australia.

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Terms & Conditions

Economy Airfares Terms and Conditions:
* Advertised fares are for Economy round trip travel in US dollars and include all taxes and fees. Seats are very limited and are not available on every flight. Advance purchase is not required. Minimum stay is 10 days. Maximum stay 12 months subject to system range limitation between 330 to 350 days from departure date. Add-on fares are available from North American cities that are not Qantas gateways. A cancellation fee of $500 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 $200 per person per change. No-show fee is $500 per person per ticket. 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. Fares are valid from 5 April to 25 April 2016. Sale ends 25 April 2016 and may be extended. Sale price may vary as the result of exchange rate fluctuations affecting the amount of applicable taxes. Information is correct as at 21 April 2016 and subject to change without notice.

Premium Economy

Minimum stay: 10 days after the transpacific flight departure.

** $100 additional weekend surcharge applies if your chosen outbound trave date falls within 7-9 April or 21-23 April 2016.

US Departures To Round Trip from* Outbound Travel Periods Book by  
Los Angeles
Brisbane
Sydney
Melbourne
Cairns
$2,799
$2,849
$2,849
$3,099
5 Apr - 31 Aug or 1-30 Nov 2016**
9 May - 31 Aug or 1-30 Nov 2016
25 Apr - 31 Aug or 1-30 Nov 2016**
5 Apr - 26 Sep or 1-30 Nov 2016**
Expired Book now
San Francisco
via Sydney
Brisbane
Sydney
Melbourne
$2,899
$2,949
$2,949
5 Apr - 30 Nov 2016** Expired Book now
New York (JFK)
via Los Angeles
Brisbane
Sydney
Melbourne
$2,999
$3,099
$3,099
5 Apr - 31 Aug or 1-30 Nov 2016**
9 May - 31 Aug or 1-30 Nov 2016
25 Apr - 31 Aug or 1-30 Nov 2016
Expired Book now
Dallas/Fort Worth
via Sydney
Brisbane
Sydney
Melbourne
$2,999
$3,099
$3,099
24 May - 30 Nov 2016 Expired Book now

Terms & Conditions

Premium Economy Airfares Terms and Conditions:
* Advertised fares are for Premium Economy round trip travel in US dollars and include all taxes and fees. Seats are very limited and are not available on every flight. Minimum stay is 10 days. Maximum stay 12 months subject to system range limitation between 330 to 350 days from departure date. Ticket is refundable with a fee of $500 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 $200 per person per change. No Show fee is $500 per person per ticket. An additional service fee of US$40/AU$80 per person applies for each transaction made to a Premium Economy ticket via telephone, retail outlet, or an airport ticket counter, depending on the country where the change is made. Other restrictions apply. Fares are valid from 5 April to 21 April 2016. Sale ends 21 April 2016 and may be extended. Information is correct as at 21 April 2016 and subject to change without notice. Total price may vary as the result of exchange rate fluctuations affecting the amount of applicable taxes.

Think Australia is too far? Not according to Hugh Jackman

     Hugh Jackman speaks about why you should forget talking about your bucket list and just come to Australia, and why it is not that far with Qantas.

What is the best way to get to Australia?

     Your dream Australian getaway starts on board a Qantas flight. After taking off, settle back in your custom designed seat and enjoy our friendly hospitality along with Australia's best wine and food, as well as thousands of on-demand entertainment options.

Think Australia is too far?

     Australia is closer than you think. On your Qantas flight, choose from over 1,500 entertainment choices, enjoy gourmet meals, complimentary snacks and award-winning wines. Then, relax in your comfy seat, get some sleep, wake up and you're there.

Thinking about your next vacation destination?

     Australia is known for it's beautiful landscapes, vibrant culture and friendly people providing an air of home yet at the same time it will surprise you. Let Qantas take you there - after all the best of Australia starts with Qantas.

Not sure what to do in Australia?

     Australia has no shortage of spectacular landscapes, diverse wildlife and iconic landmarks. From the pristine beaches of Queensland to the rugged outback of Western Australia and everywhere in between, you're dream Australian getaway is just a Qantas flight away.

Can you see Australia in a short space of time?

     Think you can't experience the best of Australia in just a short trip? You can and you'll want to come back! Qantas flies to over 60 destinations in Australia making it easy for you to hop around and experience the highlights from spectacular Sydney, to the Great Barrier Reef, to Australia’s Outback and more!

AUSTRALIA. Qantas makes it easy.
Discover why the best of Australia starts with Qantas.

Qantas has re-defined the international travel experience between North America and Australia* - with fully flat beds in Business, spacious seats in Premium Economy and even self-serve snack bars in Economy in addition to a new inflight dining experience with a bigger choice of complimentary meals and drinks. After taking off, settle back and enjoy our friendly hospitality along with Australia's best wine and food, as well as thousands of on-demand entertainment choices in every seat.

With daily departures to Australia from Los Angeles, Dallas/Fort Worth, New York (JFK), San Francisco (from Dec. 2015 subject to government approval) and Honolulu~, it's easier than ever to experience the best of Australia before you've even arrived.

International Economy

International Economy*

Sit back, relax and enjoy the journey.

  • Relax in seats designed with your comfort in mind including built-in lumbar support, adjustable headrests, enhanced cushioning and unique netted footrests.
  • We're raising the bar with our New International Economy dining experience. Enjoy bigger and better meals, more meal choices and exciting new dishes to choose from - all complimentary.
  • Treat yourself to in-between meals snacks with our self-service snack bars and continuous refreshment service.
  • Enjoy personal on-demand, in-flight entertainment system with 1,500 options.
  • Stay refreshed and cosy with complimentary comfort kit plus blanket and pillow on selected flights.
Premium Economy

Premium Economy*

Experience our award winning premium travel class^

  • Enjoy personalised service in an exclusive environment with dedicated flight attendants.
  • Stretch out in spacious seats with extra width and recline. Plus enjoy extra legroom with legrest and fold out footrest.
  • Relax as soon as you're on board with a complimentary sparkling wine or beverage.
  • Choose from a selection of premium Australian wines that match the contemporary multi-course menus inspired by leading Australian restaurateur Neil Perry.
  • Enjoy our continuous refreshment service and self-serve bars throughout the flight.
  • Enjoy your on-demand, in-flight entertainment system featuring over 1500 entertainment choices with noise-cancelling headsets.
  • Stay refreshed and cosy with complimentary comfort kit plus blanket and pillow on selected flights.
International Business

International Business*

  • Sleep soundly in our fully-flat, extra-long beds complete with sleep service including mattress, duvet and turndown service, plus designer pajamas on selected flights.
  • Unwind with your personal in-seat massage system and fully adjustable seat.
  • Savor our onboard cuisine with a signature, made-to-order menu designed by leading restaurateur Neil Perry.
  • Choose premium Australia wines from our award winning cellar in the sky.
  • Enjoy over 1500 entertainment choices on demand via your personal touch screen TV with noise-cancelling headsets.
  • Stay refreshed with your exclusive amenity kit from Kate and Jack Spade including a selection of luxury skin care products.
  • Relax in style before your flight in our Qantas Business lounges, including the new Los Angeles oneworld lounge.
First Suite

A380 First Suites

  • Let your individual suite be your own personal sanctuary.
  • Stretch out in your own fully flat, extra-wide bed with luxurious pillows, blankets, a duvet as well as a sheepskin mattress.
  • Invite a guest to dine restaurant style in your suite and enjoy fine dining from Neil Perry complemented by an award winning wine cellar.
  • Enjoy over 1500 entertainment choices on demand via your personal touch screen with noise-cancelling headset.
  • Pamper yourself with our exclusive luxury amenities collection for both men and women.
  • Relax in style before your flight in our Qantas First lounges, including the award-winning Sydney and Melbourne lounges plus the new Los Angeles First lounge featuring a la carte dining.
* Available on A380 and reconfigured B747 aircrafts
^ Qantas wins Best International Premium Economy at the Australian Business Traveller Awards 2012
~ Note: The above product is not available on Honolulu services operated by A330 or B767 aircrafts

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+ We interviewed real Qantas customers from the US and Canada at the airport during their journey with Qantas, returning to Los Angeles or Dallas from Sydney in March 2015, asking them about their Qantas experience, the best part of the flight, what they did on their trip in Australia, their favorite part of their trip and what they would recommend to others, as well as what they would say to other Americans/Canadians who think Australia is too far away.