China Southern has ticket prices at $714 round trip San Francisco to Sydney, Australia. China Eastern has even slightly lower priced tickets, but longer travel times.
Both airlines are two and three stop itineraries. Overnight layovers in China can either be a blessing from the long 1.5-2.0 day itinerary or a deal breaker.
Travel departure dates: October-November 2017 only.
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China Eastern Airlines $697 round trip
China Southern Airlines $714 round trip
Thu Nov 2 – Fri Nov 17