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Heathrow (LHR) to Australia

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to SYD flight in 2022: compare Heathrow to Australia flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Australia.
What is the cheapest month to fly from London Heathrow Airport to Australia?

Our data shows that May tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Australia from London Heathrow Airport. Users have commonly found prices around £785 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £476. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

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

When flying from London Heathrow Airport to Australia, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London Heathrow Airport 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 London Heathrow Airport to Australia from £812 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £861 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to Australia in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LHR to Australia flights in May, June
14 Jun - 7 Mar
£788pp
LHR
London Heathrow
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
15 Jun - 14 Sep
£804pp
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Jun - 31 Jul
£806pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London Heathrow to Australia 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from Heathrow found for this year
10 Nov - 13 Nov
£573pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Nov - 13 Nov
£578pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Nov - 13 Nov
£579pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
DRW
Darwin
DRW
Darwin
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Australia from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to Australia direct flight deals
5 Sep - 27 Sep
£973pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Nov - 29 Nov
£974pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Oct - 9 Nov
£1,003pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas 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
31 May - 12 Jul
£817pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Jun - 6 Aug
£822pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Jun - 21 Jul
£826pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Australia from London Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to Australia
14:55 - 23:55
Royal Brunei Airlines
1 stop
24h 00m
LHR - MEL
Royal Brunei Airlines
£445
DreamWorldTravel
18:15 - 16:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
35h 00m
LHR - MEL
Multiple Airlines
£357
Kiwi.com
16:30 - 16:25
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
38h 55m
LHR - MEL
Multiple Airlines
£391
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to Australia

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. Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Qantas Airways with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from London Heathrow Airport to Australia for under £600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Heathrow Airport to Australia for under £600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £573, but on average you can expect to pay £626.

Are there nonstop flights from London Heathrow Airport to Australia for under £1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London Heathrow Airport to Australia under £1,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from London Heathrow Airport to Australia is less than £1,034.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Heathrow Airport to Australia for under £900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London Heathrow Airport to Australia within the next 7 days for less than £900.

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

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for £556. While the most popular route (London Heathrow - Sydney Kingsford Smith) can be booked for £605 on average our data indicates £2,835 when flying from London Heathrow Airport to Australia.

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

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

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

Consider Air Canada, Air France or Air India when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from London Heathrow Airport to Australia.

What airports serve Australia from Heathrow?

Heathrow Airport (LHR) is located about 14 miles west of central London, and it has five terminals. Flights to Asia and the Far East leave from Terminal 3. In an average year, Heathrow Airport is ranked as the second-busiest airport in the world in terms of how many international passengers use it. The three most popular airports in Australia for flights from Heathrow are Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD), Melbourne Airport (MEL) and Brisbane Airport (BNE). Sydney Airport is about five miles from the central business district and is the busiest airport in Australia. Melbourne Airport is the second-busiest airport in the country and is about 14 miles from the city centre. Brisbane Airport is about nine miles from the city.

Which airlines fly directly from Heathrow to Australia?

Qantas currently offer a direct flight from London Heathrow to Perth (PER) and the journey takes around 18h. There are various airlines that offer stopover flights, including singular stops and multi-stop flight paths. Both Qantas and Singapore Airlines offer flights from Heathrow to Sydney Kingsford Smith with only one stopover. Virgin Atlantic, offer a slightly longer flight path with two stops. To Melbourne, there are currently no airlines that offer a single stop flight path. Japan Airlines and Qantas offer some flights with two stops from Heathrow. To Brisbane, Qantas offer a multi-stop flight path that passes through Sydney Kingsford Smith via Dubai (DXB) from Heathrow Airport.

What are the stopover options between Heathrow to Australia?

Qantas offer a one-stop flight from Heathrow to Sydney Kingsford Smith that stops in Los Angeles (LAX) and takes approximately 30h. Emirates offer a similar flight plan from Heathrow to Sydney via Dubai (DXB). The flight is faster, taking about 22h, but is generally more expensive. Qantas offer a two-stop flight from Heathrow to Sydney as well that takes approximately 30h. It stops off in Dubai (DXB) and then in Perth (PER), Australia before flying on to Sydney. Currently, the majority of the flights from Heathrow to Melbourne and Brisbane have two stops, with the second one in Sydney Kingsford Airport before moving on to the other Australian airports.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from Heathrow to Australia?

British Citizens travelling to Australia do not need paper or stamp visas but can instead use electronic visas to enter the country. The Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) is one option. You will need to apply for it before arrival, and on average it takes 24h to process and costs about £15. If you are in a rush, there are more expensive yet faster-processed ETA visas available. The ETA visa allows you to stay for up to 90 days and permits multiple entries to the country within 1 year. To apply for the ETA, you will need a valid passport with at least six months left on it when you apply, as the Electronic Travel Authority is electronically linked to your passport. The EVISITOR offers similar freedom of movement within the same time span but is free, although it can take up to four months to process.

COVID Restrictions

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

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Heathrow to Australia

Most visitors from London Heathrow need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Australia.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Heathrow are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Australia.

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

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

Digital Passenger Declaration - You can start a DPD seven days before your flight to Australia, but you can only submit a DPD within 72 hours before your departure.


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

Returning to London Heathrow from Australia

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering London Heathrow.

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

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Airports servicing London

Top 10 airlines flying from London 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
KLM
£397 £624 No cancel fee 75%
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Finnair
£439 £1,080 No cancel fee 76%
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China Eastern
£479 £707 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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Philippine Airlines
£566 £739 No cancel fee 60%
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Garuda Indonesia
£610 £798 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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China Airlines
£625 £773 No cancel fee 70%
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SWISS
£637 £827 No cancel fee 79%
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Virgin Atlantic
£639 £985 No cancel fee 72%
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Thai Airways
£650 £994 No cancel fee 77%
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Virgin Australia
£678 £978 No cancel fee 80%
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