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The best prices from London to Sydney Kingsford Smith are usually found in May or November, booked 58 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)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to SYD flight in 2022: compare London to Sydney flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sydney.
LON - SYD
Price
£840 - £1,365
SYD
Temperature
11 - 22 °C
SYD
Rainfall
50 - 130 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

Round-trip from

£685

From London (LON) to Sydney Kingsford Smith

One-way from

£342

One-way flight from London (LON) to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Sydney (LON - SYD)?

It’s optimal to fly from London to Sydney in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 21% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Sydney from London with a flight ticket averaging about £803. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as £487. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

Travelers 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 Sydney 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £830, or £881 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from London to Sydney?

Users have found that flying from London to Sydney on a Thursday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

Cheap flights from London to Sydney in May, June 2022

The best prices found for LON to SYD flights in May, June
7 Jun - 10 Nov
£628pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
7 Jun - 10 Nov
£640pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
7 Jun - 10 Nov
£663pp
LCY
London City
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LCY
London City

London to Sydney 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from London found for this year
3 Nov - 14 Nov
£619pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
7 Jun - 10 Nov
£628pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
5 Nov - 12 Nov
£630pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted

Direct flights to Sydney from London

Save time with London to Sydney direct flight deals
9 Nov - 11 Jan
£966pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Nov - 7 Feb
£974pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
7 Nov - 21 Nov
£1,003pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Qantas Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Qantas 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
21 May - 28 May
£809pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
23 May - 29 May
£816pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
24 May - 31 May
£823pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Kingsford Smith from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Sydney
15:30 - 14:10
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
35h 40m
STN - SYD
Multiple Airlines
£342
Gotogate
01:45 - 08:25
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
44h 40m
LGW - SYD
Multiple Airlines
£364
Kiwi.com
01:45 - 07:25
Multiple Airlines
2 stops
44h 40m
LGW - SYD
Multiple Airlines
£389
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">London</span> to <span class="emphasized">Sydney</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From London to Sydney

What airport do you fly into for flights to Sydney from London?

For a flight from London to Sydney, you will be flying into Kingsford Smith. Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is just 4.6 mi from the center of the city. Kingsford Smith is the only Sydney airport and it handles 2 inbound flights from London per day. 30 airlines have flights to Sydney Kingsford Smith from London on a regular basis.

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 Qantas Airways, Singapore Airlines, and Air China. 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 £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 £619, but on average you can expect to pay £643.

Are there nonstop flights from London to Sydney for under £1,000 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from London to Sydney under £1,000. A good price for a nonstop flight from London to Sydney is less than £1,014.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Sydney for under £900?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than £900.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from London to Sydney round-trip?

Flying on SWISS is currently your cheapest option to Sydney, with prices starting at £634. SWISS is 20% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

What are the most popular routes from London to Sydney?

The most popular route from London to Sydney is London Heathrow - Sydney Kingsford Smith. You may also consider London Gatwick - Sydney Kingsford Smith or London City - Sydney Kingsford Smith.

What are the cheapest flights from London to Sydney?

The cheapest flight price from London to Sydney is £574. On average you can expect to pay £2,889. The most popular route, (London Heathrow - Sydney Kingsford Smith), can usually be booked for £639.

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

Air Canada, Air France and Air India are the most popular airlines when flying from London to Sydney.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sydney, Australia

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sydney from London?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London to Sydney Kingsford Smith

Most visitors from London need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Sydney Kingsford Smith.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Documents
Travel Authorization Form - Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.

Digital Passenger Declaration - You can start a DPD seven days before your flight to Australia, but you can only submit a DPD within 72 hours before your departure.


Do I need a test to fly back to London from Sydney?

Returning to London from Sydney Kingsford Smith

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering London.

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Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Sydney.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.77
Average temperature for May in Sydney
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for May in Sydney
103.0 mm

Airports servicing London

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

Airports servicing Sydney

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Sydney Kingsford Smith

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Sydney 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
KLM
£425 £664 No cancel fee 75%
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China Eastern
£445 £664 No cancel fee 62%

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

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China Southern
£448 £659 No cancel fee 69%
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Scoot
£621 £759 No cancel fee N/A
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British Airways
£652 £1,089 No cancel fee 70%
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SWISS
£657 £936 No cancel fee 79%
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Thai Airways
£717 £1,179 No cancel fee 77%
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Virgin Atlantic
£722 £1,033 No cancel fee 72%
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United Airlines
£752 £838 No cancel fee 69%
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Virgin Australia
£752 £1,042 No cancel fee 80%
Search Virgin Australia flights

Hourly flight availability from London to Sydney

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards Sydney.
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Weekly flight availability
from London to Sydney
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Sydney.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
3 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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