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Gatwick (LGW) to Australia

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to SYD flight in 2021: compare Gatwick to Australia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Australia.
What is the cheapest month to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Australia?

The best pricing can be found in the month of May. Prices to Australia from London Gatwick Airport average £713. You can even find prices in May for less than £713, as users have found deals to Australia from as low as £433. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Australia from London Gatwick Airport. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 38%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London Gatwick Airport to Australia?

Find a great deal and save up to 7% by booking at least 53 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from London Gatwick Airport to Australia within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £738.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London Gatwick Airport to Australia (LGW - AU)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from London Gatwick Airport to Australia as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to Australia in October, November 2021

The best prices found for LGW to Australia flights in October, November
21 Nov - 22 Jan
£1,079pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
16 Nov - 16 Dec
£1,116pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
18 Nov - 2 Dec
£1,119pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

London Gatwick to Australia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from Gatwick found for this year
30 Dec - 18 Jan
£872pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
30 Dec - 18 Jan
£880pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
31 Dec - 1 Mar
£888pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to Australia

Late deals on return flights to Australia from Gatwick, departing today and this week
31 Oct - 6 Nov
£1,304pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
31 Oct - 4 Nov
£1,368pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Turkish Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick
30 Oct - 14 Nov
£1,471pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to Australia from London Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to Australia
10:30 - 13:35
Emirates
1 stop
20h 05m
LGW - PER
Emirates
£617
DreamWorldTravel
08:35 - 17:30
Emirates
1 stop
21h 55m
LGW - SYD
Emirates
£622
DreamWorldTravel
14:45 - 13:40
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
35h 55m
LGW - MEL
Multiple Airlines
£442
Gotogate

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Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to Australia

Which airlines flying from London Gatwick to Australia have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Emirates, Cathay Pacific, and Qatar Airways flying from London Gatwick to Australia have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London Gatwick to Australia to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from London Gatwick to Australia include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from London Gatwick Airport to Australia for under £800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to Australia for under £800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just £742, but on average you can expect to pay £754.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Gatwick Airport to Australia for under £1,400?

There are currently 13+ open flights from London Gatwick Airport to Australia within the next 7 days for less than £1,400.

What are the most popular routes from London Gatwick Airport to Australia?

The most popular flight routes from London Gatwick Airport to Australia are London Gatwick - Sydney Kingsford Smith, London Gatwick - Melbourne and London Gatwick - Brisbane.

What are the cheapest flights from London Gatwick Airport to Australia?

While on average a flight from London Gatwick Airport to Australia is generally £1,793, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £341. When looking at the most popular route, (London Gatwick - Sydney Kingsford Smith), you can expect to pay £740 for that flight.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London Gatwick Airport to Australia?

When booking a flight from London Gatwick Airport to Australia, you may want to consider flying on British Airways, Air China or China Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Australia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Australia from Gatwick?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Gatwick to Australia

Most visitors from London Gatwick will not be allowed to enter Australia.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

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Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.


Do I need a test to fly back to Gatwick from Australia?

Returning to London Gatwick from Australia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London Gatwick.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering London Gatwick.

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Top 10 airlines flying from London Gatwick to Australia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Gatwick to Australia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
£396 £573 No cancel fee 62%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by China Eastern. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Air China
£398 £575 No cancel fee 67%
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China Airlines
£502 £781 No cancel fee 70%
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Cathay Pacific
£508 £750 No cancel fee 72%
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Qantas Airways
£543 £2,156 No cancel fee 74%
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Qatar Airways
£543 £789 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
£545 £813 No cancel fee 75%
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Royal Brunei Airlines
£549 £696 No cancel fee 84%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Royal Brunei Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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Etihad Airways
£573 £741 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
£614 £662 No cancel fee 81%
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