Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Chile (Santiago) (from: Sydney)

The average price to go to Chile (Santiago) from Sydney airport is $ 2057 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 1621 (in may) and $ 2922 (in january), which is a saving of $ 436 or a surplus of $ 866 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $1349 to $1403 and it is generally more economical to leave on a thursday and return on a thursday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Chile (Santiago) before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your Sydney-Chile (Santiago) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 61222 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Chile (Santiago) from Sydney and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in may, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 1621, saving $ 436 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 2057). Conversely, january will be the most expensive ($ 2922).

Flight Sydney-Chile (Santiago): when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Average price Our opinion
January $ 2922
very high price
February $ 2020 good price
March $ 1773 good price
April $ 1835 good price
May $ 1621
very good price
June $ 1784 good price
July $ 2115 fair price
August $ 1841 good price
September $ 1982 good price
October $ 2034 good price
November $ 1906 good price
December $ 2849 high price

Price breakdown to travel from Sydney to Chile (Santiago)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Sydney to Chile (Santiago) range from $1187 to $2860. 1% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $1187 to $1241), 1% at the maximum price (from $2806 to $2860). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $1511 to $1565 (5% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Sydney->Chile flight

There are 8 companies that serve Sydney from Chile (Santiago) airport: Qantas, latam airlines group, United, Virgin Australia, Jetstar, Air Canada, Lufthansa and American Airlines.

Data analysis:

Of the 61222 flights analyzed in previous years, Qantas was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (30% of the time) on the Sydney->Chile route.

Direct flight or flight with layover?

Data analysis:

To get the best price for the Sydney-Chile (Santiago) flight, you should take a flight with one or more layovers (you will save an average of $ 154 compared to a direct flight).

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Sydney-Chile (Santiago) flights departing on a thursday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a thursday as your departure date, you can save an average of $86. On the other hand, departing on a sunday may cost you an additional $175.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Chile (Santiago) to Sydney departing on a thursday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a thursday for your return date, you will save an average of $98. Conversely, departing from Chile (Santiago) on a friday may cost you an additional $74.

Top prices Sydney-Chile (Santiago)

Round tripDatesPrice
Sydney → Santiago09-04 to 18-04-2024$ 1319 
Sydney → Santiago11-04 to 29-04-2024$ 1269 
Sydney → Santiago02-05 to 23-05-2024$ 1319 
Sydney → Santiago06-05 to 30-05-2024$ 1319 
Sydney → Santiago03-06 to 30-06-2024$ 1307 
Sydney → Santiago03-08 to 20-08-2024$ 1307 
Sydney → Santiago04-08 to 21-08-2024$ 1306 
Sydney → Santiago05-08 to 26-08-2024$ 1314 
Sydney → Santiago10-08 to 23-08-2024$ 1312 
Sydney → Santiago01-09 to 16-09-2024$ 1319 

When to book your flight Sydney - Chile (Santiago) to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 9 to 10 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 11 to 12 months in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a Sydney-Chile flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a friday.

What month are you going to Chile (Santiago)?

We specifically give you the best time to buy your plane ticket and the right price to pay based on your departure month:

january february march april may june july august september october november december

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from Sydney to Chile (Santiago), it is recommended to buy it 9 to 10 months before departure (it is then on average 1644 $, which is a saving of 413 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 11 to 12 months in advance, you will pay the full price (572 $ more than the average price).

What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, friday is the day when plane tickets for Sydney->Chile are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a friday, you will save $17. Conversely, by buying it on a saturday, you may end up paying $18 more.

Sydney to Chile (Santiago): flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
December 2023$ 2957
$2041 to $12363
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January 2024$ 2495
$1757 to $6031
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February 2024$ 1986
$1679 to $3638
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March 2024$ 1861
$1382 to $4172
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April 2024$ 1659
$1269 to $2566
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May 2024$ 1481
$1306 to $2645
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June 2024$ 1382
$1248 to $1622
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July 2024$ 1400
$1288 to $1646
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August 2024$ 1562
$1260 to $7051
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September 2024$ 1597
$1314 to $4514
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October 2024$ 1450
$1319 to $1669
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November 2024$ 2187
$1397 to $9704
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, january, february, april, may, june, july, august, september and october are cheaper to travel to Chile (Santiago). So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!

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