The total flight duration from Sydney, Australia to New York, NY is 20 hours, 22 minutes.
This assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/h or 434 knots. It also adds an extra 30 minutes for take-off and landing. Your exact time may vary depending on wind speeds.
If you're planning a trip, remember to add more time for the plane to taxi between the gate and the airport runway. This measurement is only for the actual flying time. You should also factor in airport wait times and possible equipment or weather delays. If you're trying to figure out what time you'll arrive at the destination, you may want to see if there's a time difference between Sydney, Australia and New York, NY.
The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line flight distance from Sydney, Australia to New York, NY ("as the crow flies"), which is about 9,934 miles or 15 988 kilometers.
Your trip begins in Sydney, Australia.
It ends in New York, New York.
Your flight direction from Sydney, Australia to New York, NY is Northeast (66 degrees from North).
The flight time calculator measures the average flight duration between points. It uses the great circle formula to compute the travel mileage.
There are no direct flights from Sydney to New York. The best ways to fly from Sydney to New York is to find a connecting flight from Sydney to Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO), Dallas (DFW) or Honolulu.
Connecting flights are available through Middle East, Asia or South America (through Santiago Chile) but the best fastest ways and shorter waiting times are through the west coast cities (including Dallas) in the United States. Vancouver is the next best option if you’re looking for connecting flights outside of the United States.
For those who want to see Asia, Middle East or South America before coming to New York, it may be a great idea to find flights that offers stopovers in the city you want to visit. Sydney to Hong Kong and Hong Kong to New York may be an option for those who plan to visit Hong Kong and China. Another option is from Sydney to Tokyo and Tokyo to New York. Both Asian cities offer direct flights from Sydney and to New York.
Travelmath provides an online flight time calculator for all types of travel routes. You can enter airports, cities, states, countries, or zip codes to find the flying time between any two points. The database uses the great circle distance and the average airspeed of a commercial airliner to figure out how long a typical flight would take. Find your travel time to estimate the length of a flight between airports, or ask how long it takes to fly from one city to another.