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How to find the cheapest flight from
Heathrow (LHR) to Australia

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to SYD flight in 2021: compare Heathrow to Australia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Australia.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Heathrow to Australia?

To save up to 7% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 53 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Heathrow to Australia from £727 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £772 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Heathrow to Australia?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Australia from Heathrow. Users have commonly found prices around £703 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £427. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Australia in May, June 2021

The best prices found for LHR to Australia flights in May, June
25 May - 24 Aug
£695pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
25 May - 29 Jun
£703pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
13 May - 20 May
£862pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Heathrow to Australia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from Heathrow found for this year
2 Nov - 30 Nov
£597pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Nov - 18 Nov
£600pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Nov - 18 Nov
£612pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Australia from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Australia direct flight deals
1 Nov - 6 Dec
£722pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Nov - 18 Nov
£773pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Nov - 22 Nov
£776pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to Australia

Late deals on return flights to Australia from Heathrow, departing today and this week
17 May - 7 Jun
£976pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
PER
Perth
PER
Perth
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
19 May - 9 Jun
£978pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
19 May - 9 Jun
£1,017pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Australia from Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Australia
16:40 - 11:55
SriLankan Airlines
1 stop
32h 15m
LHR - MEL
SriLankan Airlines
£513
Tripmonster
06:40 - 06:50
Lufthansa
2 stops
39h 10m
LHR - SYD
Lufthansa
£526
Travel2Be
06:00 - 05:45
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
37h 45m
LHR - SYD
Multiple Airlines
£538
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to Australia

Are flight prices decreasing from Heathrow to Australia due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Heathrow and Australia for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

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

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines and Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from London Heathrow 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.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from London Heathrow to Australia have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Singapore Airlines, Etihad Airways, and Qantas Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Singapore Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Heathrow to Australia for under £643 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Heathrow to Australia for under £643. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £597, but on average you can expect to pay £645.

Are there direct flights from Heathrow to Australia for under £786 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Heathrow to Australia under £786. A good price for a direct flight from Heathrow to Australia is less than £848.

Are there last-minute flights available from Heathrow to Australia for under £1,000?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Heathrow to Australia within the next 7 days for less than £1,000.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Heathrow to Australia?

The most popular airlines flying from Heathrow to Australia are American Airlines, Air Canada and Air France. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from Heathrow to Australia?

While some choose either London Heathrow - Melbourne or London Heathrow - Perth, London Heathrow - Sydney Kingsford Smith is the most popular route from Heathrow to Australia.

What are the cheapest flights from Heathrow to Australia?

On average you can expect to pay £1,431 for a flight from Heathrow to Australia. The cheapest flight overall is £355 while the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Sydney Kingsford Smith) is currently priced at £639.

How long does is the flight from Heathrow to Australia?

Airlines like British Airways, Emirates, and Qatar Airways fly from Heathrow to Australia in about 19h 25m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 45m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Heathrow to Australia return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Heathrow to Australia from £641 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Lufthansa, from £653, and Qatar Airways, from £653.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Heathrow to Australia one-way?

£509 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from SriLankan Airlines. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Lufthansa, with prices from £523.

Destination points for flights from Heathrow to Australia

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Top 10 airlines flying from Heathrow to Australia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Heathrow 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
Vietnam Airlines
£685 £956 No cancel fee 81%
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China Airlines
£784 £969 No cancel fee 70%
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Garuda Indonesia
£765 £1,001 No cancel fee 71%

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

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EVA Air
£690 £1,063 No cancel fee 74%
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Asiana Airlines
£774 £1,160 No cancel fee 76%

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

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Virgin Atlantic
£792 £1,183 No cancel fee 72%
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Virgin Australia
£850 £1,226 No cancel fee 80%
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Alitalia
£1,015 £1,249 No cancel fee 81%
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Air India
£947 £1,261 No cancel fee N/A

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

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Air France
£846 £1,473 No cancel fee 77%
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