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The best prices from Edinburgh to Sydney are usually found in May or November, booked 49 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Edinburgh (EDI) to Sydney (SYD)

EDI - SYD
Price
£687 - £1,071
SYD
Temperature
0 - 24 °C
SYD
Rainfall
84 - 160 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop

Average price

£754

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£687

From Edinburgh to Sydney

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Edinburgh to Sydney?

Flights from Edinburgh to Sydney are generally found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Sydney.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Edinburgh to Sydney?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 53 days in advance, which can save you up to 7% on flights from Edinburgh to Sydney compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 53 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at £742. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from £788.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Edinburgh to Sydney?

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Sydney from Edinburgh. Prices for May average £718 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £435. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 38% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Edinburgh to Sydney (EDI - SYD)?

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Edinburgh to Sydney in the evening. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 14% on your trip compared to booking a flight at midday.

Cheap flights from Edinburgh to Sydney in April, May 2021

9 May - 30 May
£1,028pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
7 May - 7 Jun
£1,029pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
7 May - 7 Jun
£1,252pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
British Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
British Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Edinburgh to Sydney 2021 flight deals

4 Nov - 8 Nov
£783pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
26 Oct - 19 Nov
£917pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Finnair
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Finnair
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
4 Nov - 8 Nov
£947pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

Last-minute flights from Edinburgh to Sydney

16 Apr - 18 Apr
£3,434pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
16 Apr - 18 Apr
£7,388pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
16 Apr - 18 Apr
£7,400pp
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EDI
Edinburgh Turnhouse

One-way flights to Sydney from Edinburgh

13:40 - 03:00
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
52h 20m
EDI - SYD
Multiple Airlines
£1,067
Lufthansa
07:50 - 02:55
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
58h 05m
EDI - SYD
Multiple Airlines
£1,369
Lufthansa
06:15 - 03:05
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
59h 50m
EDI - SYD
Multiple Airlines
£2,145
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Flight FAQs

From Edinburgh to Sydney

Are flight prices decreasing from Edinburgh to Sydney 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 Edinburgh and Sydney 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 Edinburgh Turnhouse to Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 Edinburgh Turnhouse to Sydney Kingsford Smith 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 Edinburgh Turnhouse to Sydney Kingsford Smith have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Qatar Airways, United Airlines, and British Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Edinburgh to Sydney for under £1,094 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Edinburgh to Sydney for under £1,094. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £1,028, but on average you can expect to pay £2,825.

Are there direct flights from Edinburgh to Sydney for under £1,021 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from Edinburgh to Sydney, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

Are there last-minute flights available from Edinburgh to Sydney for under £3,501?

There are currently 4+ open flights from Edinburgh to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than £3,501.

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Sydney Kingsford Smith was viewed by 2,664 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Edinburgh or Sydney?

In Edinburgh, there will be less rainfall in Edinburgh compared to Sydney over the next 13 days.

Is Edinburgh weather warmer or cooler than Sydney?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 27 °C range in January. The weather in Sydney is generally hotter than Edinburgh's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Edinburgh to Sydney?

Departing from Edinburgh to Sydney will take you 34h 55m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Edinburgh to Sydney return?

Flying on British Airways is currently your cheapest option to Sydney, with prices starting at £1,253. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Lufthansa and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at £2,860 and £3,341, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Edinburgh to Sydney one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with American Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at £5,809.

Destination information for Sydney

Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.80
Average temperature for April in Sydney
8.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Sydney
127.0 mm

Airports servicing Edinburgh

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 10 airlines flying from Edinburgh to Sydney

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
£822 £912 No cancel fee 69%
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Etihad Airways
£828 £994 No cancel fee 75%
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Singapore Airlines
£831 £1,031 No cancel fee 81%
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Emirates
£873 £1,161 No cancel fee 75%
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Qantas Airways
£861 £1,207 No cancel fee 74%
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British Airways
£850 £1,232 No cancel fee 70%
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Cathay Pacific
£907 £1,233 No cancel fee 72%
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China Southern
£697 £1,235 No cancel fee 69%

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

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Lufthansa
£1,007 £1,278 No cancel fee 76%
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Qatar Airways
£867 £1,295 No cancel fee 68%
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