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The best prices from London to Sydney are usually found in May or November, booked 58 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Monday

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London (LON) to Sydney (SYD)

LON - SYD
Price
£613 - £996
SYD
Temperature
0 - 24 °C
SYD
Rainfall
84 - 160 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Average price

£705

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£613

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 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 to Sydney from £742 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £788 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Sydney from London. 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 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. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 8% on airfare.

Cheap flights from London to Sydney in April, May 2021

7 May - 18 May
£733pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
6 May - 17 May
£749pp
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 29 Jun
£751pp
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Sydney 2021 flight deals

1 Nov - 8 Nov
£602pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
31 Oct - 11 Nov
£603pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Lufthansa
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Nov - 14 Dec
£620pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Sydney

19 Apr - 22 Apr
£1,251pp
LHR
London Heathrow
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
22 Apr - 6 May
£1,277pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
22 Apr - 25 Sep
£1,472pp
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

02:50 - 02:15
Lufthansa
2 stops
38h 25m
LHR - SYD
Lufthansa
£553
Travelgenio
02:00 - 02:15
SWISS
2 stops
39h 15m
LHR - SYD
SWISS
£604
Kiwi.com
15:55 - 16:15
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
39h 20m
LHR - SYD
Multiple Airlines
£607
DreamWorldTravel

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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.

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

New policies can now be found on Philippine Airlines and Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. 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 Sydney Kingsford Smith. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from London to Sydney Kingsford Smith have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from London to Sydney Kingsford Smith that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are British Airways, Etihad Airways, and Cathay Pacific. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from London to Sydney for under £729 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Sydney for under £729. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £661, but on average you can expect to pay £720.

Are there direct flights from London to Sydney for under £656 on Cheapflights?

There are no direct flights from London 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 London to Sydney for under £1,313?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than £1,313.

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?

Qatar Airways, SWISS, and Lufthansa can get you from London to Sydney in just under 22h 55m. Your travel time can differ by up to 5h. 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 London to Sydney return?

United Airlines, at £747, was found to be the cheapest airline from London to Sydney. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Lufthansa.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Lufthansa, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at £537. Lufthansa is not the only option available. At the moment, SWISS is another option, for £604.

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 London

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Airports servicing Sydney

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Sydney

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Vietnam Airlines
£728 £882 No cancel fee 81%
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Philippine Airlines
£708 £957 No cancel fee 60%
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Garuda Indonesia
£961 £1,024 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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Thai Airways
£863 £1,091 No cancel fee 77%
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Virgin Atlantic
£792 £1,111 No cancel fee 72%
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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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Alitalia
£1,015 £1,214 No cancel fee 81%
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Air India
£947 £1,261 No cancel fee 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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Virgin Australia
£923 £1,278 No cancel fee 80%
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Air France
£1,108 £1,346 No cancel fee 77%
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