Flights from Sydney (SYD) to Miami (MIA)

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Visiting from Sydney to Miami

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If you love beaches and swimming, Miami is the holiday spot. It’s one of the most famous beach destinations in the USA and known for its soft, sandy beaches and beautiful tropical climate. There are plenty of rooftop bars, wander the streets to admire Art Deco Architecture, visit art galleries and cool off in Miami’s top pools. There are lovely outdoor spaces to enjoy including Lummus Park, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and Crandon Park. Explore the diverse neighbourhoods from hipster Wynwood, vibrant Little Haiti and famous South Beach. You're spoilt for choice with food from seafood, pizza to Cuban restaurants. The city has a party vibe at night, Miami is truly one of a kind.

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Fly Sydney to Miami (SYD to MIA)

The approximate flight time from Sydney to Miami is 19 hours and 30 minutes, including connection.

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When to visit

The best time to visit Miami is in spring, from about mid-February through to May. The weather is warm, fewer crowds and the hurricane season hasn’t started yet. The water is warm, so you'll be able to enjoy the sandy beaches and rooftop happy hours. Temperatures in spring range between 24°C and 27°C. Summer is hot and humid, though plenty of sunshine and daily highs of 31°C, with some short storms lasting around 15 minutes. June through the end of November is hurricane season in Florida, so be prepared, though still a busy time to visit.

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Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

Miami International Airport (MIA). It's the main airport serving the Miami area, Florida, United States. The airport is located 13 km northwest of Downtown Miami.

Arriving in Miami 

The staff at Miami Airport will greet you when you land and assist you with your needs. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are various transport options available to get you on your way.

Getting into Miami from Miami Airport 

Getting into Miami from the airport is easy with various transport options available. Choose from public transport, taxis, app-based ride services, hotel shuttles or car hire. Public transport is an affordable and convenient choice to avoid parking and traffic. You need an Easy card to ride on public transport that can be bought at Miami Station. The MetroRil train is a stress-free option with trains departing every 30 minutes, travelling to the city centre. Take the orange line and the trip takes just 15 minutes. The Tri-Rail is rail system which joints MIA Airport with northern Miami-Dade, Palm Beach and Broward counties. You need to take the MIA mover to get to the Tri-Rail. By the Miami Beach Airport Express Bus 150, you can transfer from MIA Airport to Miami Beach safe and sound. The travel time is around 60 minutes, or you can take the Miami Airport Metrobus with several routes along Miami Dade area, with regular services. Taxi is a quick way to downtown and Miami Beach taking around 15 minutes. If you choose to rent a car, its best to pre-book in advance. Get to your rental car fast by using the free MIA Mover located on the 3rd level, alternatively you might like to request a car with Uber or Lyft to get to your destination.

Getting around Miami

Planning to spend some time in Miami? There are plenty of options for getting around the city and beyond. Traffic and parking in Miami can be a hassle, so it’s best to use public transport or ride-share services. The metro bus system covers many popular routes and is a cheap way to get around. The MetroRail and Metromover train are convenient options to skip the traffic, with regular services and good options to reach downtown Miami. The Tri-Rail system connects West Palm Beach to suburban Miami at the Metrorail station. Both Lyft and Uber operate throughout Miami, or you can call a taxi. Alternatively, you may wish to join a tour to see the sights.

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Departure information

Fly from Sydney

Once you’ve purchased your tickets from Sydney, there are a few things you should know so you’re prepared for your upcoming trip. 

What is the main airport called?

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD). Is an international airport in Sydney, Australia located 8 km south of the Sydney central business district, in the suburb of Mascot. 

Baggage allowance

Passengers on Qantas flights from Sydney are allocated checked baggage If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure. 

Checking in

Passengers travelling from Sydney, ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.

Important information

* Flight prices are per adult in Australian Dollars, based on payment at qantas.com by BPAY made 7 days or more before departure, PayID or Qantas issued UATP. For other payment options a percentage based fee applies, capped at a maximum per passenger of $22 for Domestic or $120 for International travel. Prices are not guaranteed until payment is made. Fares may not be available on all flights or days.  Some flights are operated by partner or subsidiary airlines. Prices may fluctuate if taxes or foreign exchange rates change. Passengers booking Premium Economy may be seated in Economy on connecting flights. Check the fare rules for more details before booking. Inclusions vary between flights. All schedules subject to change, including last minute aircraft changes. QantasLink flights operated by Sunstate Airlines (Qld) Pty Ltd ABN 82 009 734 703, Eastern Australia Airlines Pty Ltd ABN 77 001 599 024, and National Jet Systems Pty Ltd ABN 11 008 279 203. Licence No per state: QLD - 407, NSW - 2TA000237, VIC - 30362, SA - TTA155, WA - 9TA52.

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