Question : Should you be aware of any airlines that have a reputation of delayed arrivals for this route?
Answer : Qantas is late on 46% of flights from Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (SYD) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) at the moment. If you should choose this airline, be sure to track the flight status to stay on top of the departure time.
Question : Will you do what it takes to get the absolute cheapest flight?
Answer : The cheapest day to fly in May is Saturday. Being flexible with your travel days garners even more savings during booking.
Question : How often is the Sydney (Kingsford Smith) Airport (SYD) to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) route delayed?
Answer : Passengers are currently getting to their destination on schedule 80% of the time, which ranks in the top half of the world. If a flight is delayed, though, expect an average of about half an hour added to your flight time.
Question : What day of the week has the most flight time options?
Answer : The day with the most departure times for this route is Sunday with six options. The day with the least amount of options is Thursday with only five different times.
Question : What day in the next four weeks has the best fares?
Answer : May 2nd has seen bookings (as of Apr 24th) as cheap as $612. That comes in 48% below the average price for this route. Saving now means you'll have more money in your pocket for the trip.
Question : In terms of overall promptness, how does SYD to LAX rank compared to the rest of the world?
Answer : SYD to LAX currently scores 3 out of a possible 5 stars in promptness. This score combines both the number of delayed flights and total delay minutes. With 3 stars, you should feel slightly worried about getting to Los Angeles on time.
Question : How long does it take to get from SYD to LAX?
Answer : Qantas can get you there in 13 hours and 30 minutes. So, if you were to leave Sydney at 6:25 PM AEST, you would arrive in Los Angeles at 12:55 PM PDT (remember, there is a time change of 19 hours).