Cheap flights from London to Sydney

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The best prices from London to Sydney are usually found in November or May, booked 50 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Sydney (SYD)

LON - SYD
Price
£638 - £1036
SYD
Temperature
0 - 24 °C
SYD
Rainfall
84 - 160 mm
Popular in December High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise
Cheapest in November Best time to find cheap flights, 17% potential price drop
Average price £859 Average for round-trip flights in August 2020
Round-trip from £638 From London 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 London to Sydney?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 16% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save up to 12% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 49 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 to Sydney from £620 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £636 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

November is one of the best times of the year to fly to Sydney from London. Prices for November average £764 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £428. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a November flight can save you 35% on your journey compared to booking in November

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Sydney (LON - SYD)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from London to Sydney is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. If a flight is in the evening is possible it can save you up to 11% on airfare.

Cheap flights from London to Sydney in August, September 2020

The best prices found for LON to SYD flights in August, September
6 Aug - 27 Aug
£652pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
31 Aug - 22 Sep
£653pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Aug - 20 Aug
£654pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Sydney 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from London found for this year
1 Dec - 12 Dec
£640pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
16 Sep - 30 Sep
£650pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
6 Aug - 27 Aug
£652pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Sydney from London

Save time with London to Sydney direct flight deals
12 Nov - 27 Nov
£838pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Nov - 25 Nov
£840pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Nov - 18 Nov
£843pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Sydney

Late deals on return flights to Sydney from London, departing today and this week
28 Jul - 10 Jan
£666pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Jul - 10 Jan
£741pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
24 Jul - 16 Aug
£995pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Sydney from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Sydney
07:25 - 15:15
Singapore Airlines
1 stop
22h 50m
LHR - SYD
Singapore Airlines
£490
StudentUniverse
10:35 - 03:20
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
55h 45m
LGW - SYD
Multiple Airlines
£496
Kiwi.com
05:30 - 17:25
Etihad Airways
2 stops
26h 55m
LHR - SYD
Etihad Airways
£497
StudentUniverse

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about London to Sydney flights.

Flight FAQs

From London to Sydney

Are flight prices decreasing from London 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 London 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.

Can I find flights from London to Sydney for under £700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Sydney for under £700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £640, but on average you can expect to pay £658.

Are there direct flights from London to Sydney for under £900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Sydney under £900. A good price for a direct flight from London to Sydney is less than £892.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Sydney for under £700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than £700.

Is London weather warmer or cooler than Sydney?

Temperatures around the 27 °Cs can be experienced in January. The weather in Sydney is hotter than in London. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

Cheap Flights from London to Sydney

A flight from London to Sydney might seem like a marathon trek, but it’s worth every mile in the air. After all, Sydney is one of the most wanted places in Australia. The Sydney Opera House, Harbour Bridge and Bondi Beach – they all call this place home. And although it’s been a stalwart holiday destination for decades, it continues to up the ante. Visitor numbers are on the rise – and over 10% of those travellers are from the UK.

How long is the flight from London to Sydney?

London to Sydney flights range from 22 hours to over 37 hours long. They all have stopovers in a range of cities.

Which airlines operate flights from London to Sydney?

You can fly with almost any long-haul airline from London to Sydney – from British Airways to Virgin Australia.

How frequent are flights between London and Sydney?

Flights depart from London for Sydney every day.

Which airports serve London and Sydney?

Gatwick, Heathrow and London City Airport all offer flights to Sydney. Every journey finishes up in Sydney’s international airport, Kingsford Smith.

Which direct flight route between London and Sydney is cheapest?

There aren’t any direct flights to Sydney – but you can choose to keep the stopover short and sweet. The flights with only one stopover also happen to be the cheapest routes. They usually start off from London Gatwick or London Heathrow and stop in cities like Hong Kong, Dubai or Beijing. Wondering why millions of Brits jump on flights from London to Sydney every winter? For starters, there’s the weather. Temperatures can be 20°C warmer than London in January, plus the city serves up almost four times as much sunshine a day. Then there’s the city itself. Most of the action happens along the waterfront, where Sydney Opera House, Darling Harbour and Luna Park reside. Sandy, surf-friendly beaches with names like Bondi, Manny and Bronte decorate the suburbs, kicking off a series of national parks. Botany Bay is one of the closest reserves. It was once the landing place of Captain Cook, but now specialises in clifftop walks and barbecue pit stops. Use our search engine to browse a range of London to Sydney flights.

How long does is the flight from London to Sydney?

Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Cathay Pacific can get you from London to Sydney in just under 21h 40m. Your travel time can differ by up to 50m. 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 fly from London to Sydney one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Etihad Airways, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at £423. Etihad Airways is not the only option available. At the moment, Singapore Airlines is another option, for £473.

Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from London to Sydney
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.83
Average temperature for August in Sydney
24.0 °C
Avg rainfall for August in Sydney
94.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Heathrow (LHR)
Luton (LTN)
Stansted (STN)
City (LCY)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Sydney