Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House at dusk

Flights from New York (JFK) to Sydney (SYD)

Prices in USD. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or days. Price stated is for the least expensive itinerary. Total price for other itineraries may be higher due to higher taxes. Restrictions on baggage and additional baggage fees may apply.

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Travel is via Auckland, New Zealand.

Reasons to fly with Qantas

Food and drinks on every flight

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine.

Inflight dining

Baggage included in every fare

Pack more into your trip with checked and carry-on baggage included in every fare.

Baggage

Frequent Flyer program

Qantas Frequent Flyers can earn and use Qantas Pointsin Australia and around the world, and earn Status Credits on eligible flights.

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Inflight entertainment

Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight including TV, the latest movies and more.

Inflight entertainment

Visiting from New York (JFK) to Sydney

When to visit

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, the best time to visit is between September and November or February and April. Temperatures range around 16 to 20°C in autumn. January offers a calendar filled of outdoor events and beaches to enjoy, temperatures range around 27°C in summer.

Arrival information

What is the main airport called?

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

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 from a convenience store or train station and take advantage of the trains, buses, light rail and ferries across the city. Uber and taxis are a handy way to take you to where you want to go or you can rent a car.

Departure information

Fly from New York City

We want your journey from New York City to be as smooth as possible and the following information will ensure that happens.

What is the main airport called? 

John F. Kennedy International AirportOpens in a new tab or 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.

Baggage allowance

Passengers on Qantas flights from New York City are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.      

Checking in 

Ensure you check-in online or via the Qantas App before you arrive at the airport from 24 hours before departure.

Why Qantas

Experience the Qantas difference

Fly with Qantas and enjoy a comfortable journey with familiar smiles waiting to welcome you onboard. 

Included baggage

Enjoy peace of mind knowing baggage is included on all Qantas flights. Find out all you need to know about checked baggage.

Food and drinks on every flight

Enjoy a meal or snack every time you fly with us, as well as a range of refreshments including beer and wine+.

Inflight entertainment

Enjoy a range of entertainment on every flight including TV, the latest movies and more+.

Important Information

* Prices in USD. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights or days. Price stated is for the least expensive itinerary. Total price for other itineraries may be higher due to higher taxes. Restrictions on baggage and additional baggage fees may apply. Prices may change at any time and are not guaranteed until payment is made. There may be other travel dates available but not enough seats to allow us to advertise. If your travel dates are flexible, use “Flexible with dates” to find the best airfare. Before booking any fare, please check the rules for that fare for applicable travel dates and for restrictions and any applicable fees, including, but not limited to, service fees and fees on refundability, date changes, and no-shows.

Before booking and before departure, ensure you check the latest travel requirementsOpens in a new tab or window, which may include mandatory health declarations, vaccinations, COVID-19 tests, use of face masks, entry permits, pre-approval and quarantine (possibly at your own expense), or you could be denied entry.

Disclaimer: ^ You must be a member of the Qantas Frequent Flyer program to earn and redeem Qantas Points. A joining fee may apply. Membership and Qantas Points are subject to the Qantas Frequent Flyer program terms and conditions.

Disclaimer: ++ Status Credits are earned on eligible Qantas, Jetstar, oneworld® member and oneworld connect® airlines only - see the Airline Earning Tables and Qantas Frequent Flyer program Terms and Conditions for details. Status Credits may not be earned on some fare types and booking classes. 

Disclaimer: +Meals, beverages, entertainment and offerings vary between flights and cabins. Alcohol offered during select flight times on select flights.