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How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Australia

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 53 days in advance to save up to 7% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 53 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from London to Australia 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £764, or £811 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, May can be a great choice for travel to Australia. Flights to Australia from London in May are about £739 on average during May, but can be found for as low as £448.

Cheap flights from London to Australia in November, December 2020

The best prices found for LON to Australia flights in November, December
24 Dec - 29 Jan
£1,417pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Dec - 31 Jan
£1,426pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Dec - 26 Jan
£1,446pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Australia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from London found for next year
24 Dec - 29 Jan
£1,417pp
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London Heathrow
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3 STOPS
BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Dec - 31 Jan
£1,426pp
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London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
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BNE
Brisbane
BNE
Brisbane
British Airways
   
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London Heathrow
27 Dec - 26 Jan
£1,446pp
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London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
   
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Brisbane
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Direct flights to Australia from London

Save time with London to Australia direct flight deals
1 May - 29 May
£638pp
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LHR
London Heathrow
17 May - 7 Jun
£644pp
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London Heathrow
12 Feb - 26 Feb
£646pp
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Last-minute flights from London to Australia

Late deals on return flights to Australia from London, departing today and this week
7 Dec - 21 Dec
£1,516pp
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London Heathrow
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MEL
Melbourne
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Melbourne
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London Heathrow
10 Dec - 4 Feb
£1,543pp
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Melbourne
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7 Dec - 11 Jan
£1,544pp
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One-way flights to Australia from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Australia
07:50 - 05:55
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
59h 05m
STN - SYD
Multiple Airlines
£437
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07:50 - 05:55
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59h 05m
STN - SYD
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£438
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04:55 - 05:55
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86h 00m
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Multiple Airlines
£443
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Flight FAQs

From London to Australia

Cheap flights from London to Australia are easy to find if you know where to look. And if you save money on your travel costs, you’ll have more cash to spend while you’re there. Fly from an airport in London, like Heathrow, and you’ll probably have one stopover on the way. London to Sydney is one of the most popular routes, and you can land at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) and take a train into the city centre in just 13 minutes. Plus, unmissable destinations like Perth and Melbourne could also be on your list with a London to Australia flight.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Philippine Airlines and Etihad Airways are some airlines that have done so. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from London to Australia. Policies will vary by airline.

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

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

Are flight prices decreasing from London 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 London 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.

Can I find flights from London to Australia for under £525 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Australia for under £525. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £515, but on average you can expect to pay £527.

Are there direct flights from London to Australia for under £676 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Australia under £676. A good price for a direct flight from London to Australia is less than £652.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Australia for under £1,576?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Australia within the next 7 days for less than £1,576.

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

American Airlines, Air Canada and Air France are the most popular airlines when flying from London to Australia.

What are the most popular routes from London to Australia?

Most travellers choose London Heathrow - Sydney Kingsford Smith, London Heathrow - Melbourne or London Heathrow - Brisbane when deciding on the best route from London to Australia.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Australia?

Looking for the cheapest flight from London to Australia? While on average our users pay £797, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £404. The most popular route (London Heathrow - Sydney Kingsford Smith), is priced around £517.

How long is the flight from London to Australia?

Flights from London to Australia take an average of 21 hours 53 minutes, although it can vary according to your arrival airport. London to Melbourne flights are about 23 hours depending on how long your stop is.

Which airlines operate flights from London to Australia?

You can book a cheap flight from London to Australia with airlines including Emirates, Etihad Airlines, Qantas and British Airways.

How frequent are flights between London and Australia?

There are hundreds of London to Australia flights every week. To find the one that suits you best, use the Search Flights box at the top of this page and add filters to tailor your results.

Which airports serve London and Australia?

Depending on where you’re flying to in Australia, you can choose from various London airports including Heathrow Airport (LHR), Gatwick Airport (LGW) and – less commonly – London City Airport (LCY). In Australia, each state or territory has an airport, so you’ve got lots of choice. Two of the most popular routes are flying in to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) for the state of New South Wales, and Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (MEL) for Victoria.

Which direct flight route between London and Australia is cheapest?

It’s rare to find a direct flight from London to Australia, so it’s likely you’ll stop off somewhere in Asia on the way. For the widest choice of prices, search for flights from London to Sydney. This is the most popular route, so you’ve got a good chance of finding a great deal. Bear in mind that prices will be higher in the school holidays and in the approach to Christmas, too.

What is there to do in Australia?

So you’ve found some cheap flights from London to Australia, and you’re wondering – what next? The good news is, you’re not going to be short on things to do in this huge country, which is a continent in itself. Head Down Under and explore the rugged outback, surf off the pristine coast, or check out standout cities like Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. Australia’s seasons are the opposite of the UK’s, which means December to February is summer, and June to August is winter. September and October can be really nice months to visit – just as London is cooling off, Australia is warming up. And New Year’s Eve at Sydney Harbour is well worth booking a London to Australia flight for. Prices may be higher, but it’s one of those experiences you’ll never forget. Track down a cheap flight from London to Australia today and start fine-tuning your itinerary.

How long does is the flight from London to Australia?

There are many flights that can get you from London to Australia in 21h 15m. Fly via Cathay Pacific, British Airways, or Etihad Airways to get the fastest option. Both multi-stop and direct flights can be found to your destination and back.

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Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
City (LCY)
Stansted (STN)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Top 10 airlines from London to Australia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London 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
Philippine Airlines
£707 £951 No cancel fee 60%
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Vietnam Airlines
£685 £956 No change fee 81%
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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 N/A 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 N/A 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 change fee 77%
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