Flights from New York (JFK) (JFK) to Sydney (SYD)
Reasons to fly with Qantas
Visiting from New York (JFK) to Sydney
When to visit
Best time to visit Sydney
With mild winters and hot summers, Australia’s Harbour City is enticing at any time of the year. If you’re looking for warm weather without the middle-of-summer heat and holiday crowds, plan your trip between September and November or February and April. January offers a calendar filled of outdoor events to enjoy.
Arriving in Sydney
The warm and friendly Sydney Airport staff will greet you when you land, and from there, getting into the CBD and surrounding suburbs is easy.
Getting into Sydney from Sydney Airport
For a quick and affordable option, the Airport Link train will take you to Central Station in about 13 minutes. Alternatively, there are taxis, ride share, transfers, town cars and car hire providers available
Getting around Sydney
With a reliable and easy-to-use public transport network operating day and night, Sydney is very easy to explore. Purchase a pay-as-you-go Opal cardOpens external site in a new window from a convenience store or train station and take advantage of the trains, buses, light rail and ferries across the city.
Fly from New York City
We want your journey from New York City to be as smooth as possible and the following information will help make that happen.
What is the main airport called?
New York (John F. Kennedy) International Airport (JFK). John F. Kennedy International AirportOpens external site in a new window also known as just JFK, is the main airport serving New York City. It's located 25 km from the city centre. The airport is the busiest international air passenger gateway into North America and the 20th-busiest airport in the world. The airport has many retail stores, restaurants and bars, beauty and spa salons, airline lounges, charging stations and wi-fi.
All passengers flying from New York City are allocated checked baggage. If you require extra luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online before departure.
Customers travelling from New York City can check in online up to 24 hours in advance or check in at the airport by visiting a kiosk or desk.
The benefits of flying Qantas
Fly with Qantas and enjoy a comfortable journey from take-off to touch down.
Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Use the baggage calculator to find out what is included with your fare.
Can I cancel my flight booking due to COVID-19?
If your flights were booked through a travel agency or third-party website, please contact them directly to discuss your options.
If your plans have changed or you no longer wish to travel, visit Manage Booking to change your travel dates or cancel your flight and request a flight credit to use towards a future flight. Please visit our Booking changes and other options page for more information.
If we’ve cancelled your Qantas flight, including your Classic Flight Reward booking, wait to hear from us before changing your booking. We’ll be contacting anyone whose flight has been impacted as soon as possible.