Cheap flights from United Kingdom to Australia

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

To save on the cost of your flight from United Kingdom to Australia, book at least 53 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 7% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from £763 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as £810.

What is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom to Australia?

Flights from United Kingdom to Australia lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from United Kingdom to Australia in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at £447.

When is the cheapest time to fly from United Kingdom to Australia (GB - AU)?

When flying from United Kingdom 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.

Cheap flights from United Kingdom to Australia in November, December 2021

The best prices found for United Kingdom to Australia flights in November, December
31 Dec - 9 Apr
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

23h 05m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

40h 45m
£592

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 25/11/21

12 Dec - 15 Mar
MAN

Manchester

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

45h 05m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAN

Manchester

3 stops

52h 50m
£593

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 27/11/21

30 Dec - 13 Feb
LHR

London Heathrow

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

27h 40m
MEL

Melbourne

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

29h 15m
£594

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 26/11/21

United Kingdom to Australia 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Australia from United Kingdom found for this year
31 Dec - 9 Apr
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

23h 05m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

40h 45m
£592

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 25/11/21

12 Dec - 15 Mar
MAN

Manchester

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

45h 05m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAN

Manchester

3 stops

52h 50m
£593

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 27/11/21

30 Dec - 13 Feb
LHR

London Heathrow

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

27h 40m
MEL

Melbourne

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

29h 15m
£594

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 26/11/21

Direct flights to Australia from United Kingdom

Save time with United Kingdom to Australia direct flight deals
10 May - 8 Jun
LHR

London Heathrow

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

21h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

22h 50m
£674

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 27/11/21

3 May - 20 May
LHR

London Heathrow

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

21h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

22h 50m
£688

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 26/11/21

3 May - 20 May
LHR

London Heathrow

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

21h 45m
MEL

Melbourne

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

22h 50m
£690

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 28/11/21

Last-minute flights from United Kingdom to Australia

Late deals on return flights to Australia from United Kingdom, departing today and this week
5 Dec - 15 Mar
MAN

Manchester

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

45h 05m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAN

Manchester

3 stops

42h 35m
£600

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 27/11/21

4 Dec - 20 Jan
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

25h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

28h 25m
£620

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 27/11/21

5 Dec - 15 Mar
MAN

Manchester

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

37h 30m
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAN

Manchester

3 stops

52h 50m
£633

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 27/11/21

One-way flights to Australia from United Kingdom

The cheapest one-way flights from United Kingdom to Australia
27 Mar
LHR

London Heathrow

MEL

Melbourne

1 stop

23h 15m
£296

Malaysia Airlines

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Deal found 25/11/21

31 Mar
LGW

London Gatwick

MEL

Melbourne

2 stops

28h 40m
£299

Scoot

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Deal found 28/11/21

22 May
LGW

London Gatwick

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

28h 40m
£312

Scoot

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Deal found 27/11/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about United Kingdom to Australia flights.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from United Kingdom to Australia that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Etihad Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Cathay Pacific. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from United Kingdom to Australia for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom to Australia for under £500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Malaysia Airlines for just £477, but on average you can expect to pay £560.

Are there direct flights from United Kingdom to Australia for under £700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from United Kingdom to Australia under £700. A good price for a direct flight from United Kingdom to Australia is less than £702.

Are there last-minute flights available from United Kingdom to Australia for under £600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from United Kingdom to Australia within the next 7 days for less than £600.

Can I fly to Australia from United Kingdom right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United Kingdom to Australia

Most visitors from United Kingdom will not be allowed to enter Australia.

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom 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.


Can I fly back to United Kingdom from Australia?

Returning to United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.

Top 10 airlines flying from United Kingdom to Australia

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from United Kingdom to Australia choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Vietnam Airlines
Cheapest£513
Average£716
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
EVA Air
Cheapest£517
Average£797
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
China Airlines
Cheapest£519
Average£788
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
Cheapest£530
Average£713
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
Flybe
Cheapest£543
Average£804
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Garuda Indonesia
Cheapest£574
Average£750
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Oman Air
Cheapest£579
Average£1,244
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Asiana Airlines
Cheapest£580
Average£870
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Atlantic
Cheapest£594
Average£887
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Air France
Cheapest£634
Average£1,077
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from United Kingdom to Australia

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