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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
£644 - £1,046
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
Round-trip from ฿644 From London to Sydney
One-way from ฿575 One-way flight 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 £633 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £650 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 £772 per person but you can even find prices for as low as £432. 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. A flight in the evening could potentially save you up to 11% on airfare.

Cheap flights from London to Sydney in September, October 2020

The best prices found for LON to SYD flights in September, October
31 Oct - 28 Nov
£807pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
31 Oct - 27 Nov
£842pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
29 Oct - 5 Nov
£903pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Sydney 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sydney from London found for this year
5 Dec - 8 Jan
£673pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Dec - 9 Jan
£677pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Dec - 12 Jan
£749pp
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
9 Mar - 23 Mar
£735pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
18 Jan - 2 Feb
£740pp
LHR
London Heathrow
British Airways
Direct
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
British Airways
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Feb - 24 Feb
£741pp
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
25 Sep - 22 Oct
£1,538pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
22 Sep - 23 Oct
£2,134pp
LTN
London Luton
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
LTN
London Luton
22 Sep - 23 Oct
£2,431pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted

One-way flights to Sydney from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Sydney
10:50 - 02:10
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
52h 20m
STN - SYD
Multiple Airlines
£445
Kiwi.com
01:55 - 04:50
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
39h 55m
LTN - SYD
Multiple Airlines
£446
Kiwi.com
01:55 - 03:50
Multiple Airlines
3 stops
39h 55m
LTN - SYD
Multiple Airlines
£448
Kiwi.com

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 £657, but on average you can expect to pay £684.

Are there direct flights from London to Sydney for under £800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Sydney under £800. A good price for a direct flight from London to Sydney is less than £792.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Sydney for under £1,600?

There are currently 18+ open flights from London to Sydney within the next 7 days for less than £1,600.

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 and British Airways can get you from London to Sydney in just under 22h. Your travel time can differ by up to 05m. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from London to Sydney return?

British Airways, at £529, was found to be the cheapest airline from London to Sydney.. British Airways is 31% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

Destination information for Sydney

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from London to Sydney
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.77
Average temperature for September in Sydney
20.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Sydney
124.0 mm

Airports servicing London

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

Airports servicing Sydney

Hourly flight availability from London to Sydney

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Weekly flight availability
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1 daily flight
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1 daily flight
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1 daily flight
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