North America flights from $897 return
Valid for travel from January - September 2020. Sample fare is Gold Coast-Los Angeles.
The United States of America is filled with big cities and natural wonders. Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Francisco on the west coast are closest to Australia and you will enjoy favourable weather year round. Visitors to New York on the east coast can marvel at the snow in winter.
The easiest way for Australian travellers to reach the United States is to fly non-stop to Los Angeles from Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne with Qantas, Virgin Australia, Delta and United Airlines. There are a number of connecting options from other Australian airports to New York, San Francisco and beyond. It's very common for Australia travellers to transit through Los Angeles since it's one of the busiest airports in the world with around half of the arriving passengers connecting to another flight.
With LAX, JFK Airport, Dallas Fort Worth Airport and O'Hare International Airport being some of the most popular airports in the United States, here's what's considered to be a good deal compared to the average cost of a flight from Australia to America.
You’ll generally find reliable public transport from most major American airports as well as taxis, car-sharing services and Uber. Official porters outside the terminals can help you with your luggage and will expect a $1-$2 tip. You should also tip taxi drivers around 10% of the fare total. If you’re planning a road trip, then you can book a car in advance with any of the major car rental companies and get picked up at the airport. Passengers travelling onwards will find convenient shuttle services between terminals at all major airports.
Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has a shuttle bus connecting it to the public Metro Line and to popular destinations around Los Angeles. New York’s JFK airport has an economical AirTrain system connecting passengers to the New York subway line and bus services. From Las Vegas McCarran International (LAS), shuttle buses and public buses from the arrivals terminals serve hotels on or around The Strip. In Washington D.C., Reagan National Airport (DCA) has its own subway stop while Dulles International Airport (IAD) has an express shuttle service to the Metrorail.
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