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About Flights to Australia

Summary info about Australia flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£366

Best Return Price

£784

Fastest flight time

35h 00m

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3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Australia from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £366 (London Stansted to Sydney Kingsford Smith).
The best return flight price to Australia from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £784 (London Heathrow to Melbourne).
The fastest flight to Australia from United Kingdom takes 35h 00m (London Heathrow to Melbourne).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Australia, including Lufthansa, Royal Brunei Airlines and Vietnam Airlines.

Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit Australia? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in the country

Cheapest flights to cities in Australia

Click on the cities below to find out when it's cheapest to fly to Australia from United Kingdom
Sydney
Sydney

Useful information for your flight to Australia

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to Australia

When visiting Uluru in Yulara, the closest airport is Yulara Airport.

If you are looking to fly to Australia for less, look to airlines like Jetstar, Virgin Australia, and Tigerair Australia, with prices starting at £26, £31, and £42 respectively.

Flight times from United Kingdom to Australia vary, but if you’re flying out of London Heathrow and flying into Sydney Kingsford Smith (one of the most popular routes), then the duration is 22h 20m on average. Another popular route from United Kingdom to Australia is flying from Manchester to Sydney Kingsford Smith, which will take roughly 23h 35m. Keep in mind that layovers or delays could extend your travel time.

Flights to Australia have been found on momondo for as low as £27 per ticket recently. However, the average price tends to be £2,846 and anything for £2,691 or less is a good deal. £23,618 is the most expensive flight we’ve seen in the past week, though you may be able to avoid this price depending on what airport you fly from, what airline you choose, and how far in advance you book your flights.



Recent flights found to popular cities in Australia

Find flights to these popular cities in Australia from your nearest airport.

Cheapest flight routes to Australia

These routes have the cheapest flights to Australia found by momondo users in United Kingdom
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
LondonSydney22h 20m£706
LondonMelbourne24h 10m£763
LondonPerth19h 45m£768
EdinburghMelbourne22h 10m£789
ManchesterPerth22h 50m£792
SouthamptonCairns45h 50m£800
BirminghamPerth21h 45m£819
ManchesterMelbourne22h 30m£825
ManchesterSydney23h 35m£828
EdinburghPerth20h 30m£838
BirminghamMelbourne25h 00m£839
BirminghamSydney25h 55m£849
BirminghamCairns34h 55m£868
EdinburghSydney27h 25m£894
ManchesterBrisbane27h 10m£905
LondonBrisbane22h 20m£906

Best things to do and see in Australia

Australia boasts a thriving arts scene and numerous festivals and events that celebrate food, art and music. Book a flight to Australia to enjoy the festivities. Top cultural events include the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the quirky Adelaide Fringe Festival. Dark Mofo is held annually in Hobart during the winter solstice, with events held at night, including live music and dramatic light installations. Music festivals are also popular in Australia, attracting international artists and huge crowds. The Byron Bay Bluesfest is held over the Easter long weekend and headlined by top performers in blues, roots, folk and soul, while WOMADelaide is a four-day festival of cultural diversity through music and dance. One of the biggest LBGTQI+ festivals in the world, the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in March transforms Sydney’s Oxford Street into a colourful spectacle of floats and festivities that celebrate equality and inclusion.

Australian cuisine has evolved over the years and has been influenced the multicultural population, native wild foods and local proteins such as kangaroo and emu. The most iconic Australian foods include meat pies, vegemite and sausages cooked on a barbecue, while delectable local ingredients include mangoes and pineapples from the tropical north, spectacular seafood such as yabbies and Moreton Bay Bugs, and fresh fish including wild barramundi. When it comes to dining out, there are plenty of casual cafés, laidback pubs, and high-end restaurants, which offer cuisine from all over the world, including Asian flavours and European favourites. Going out for brunch on the weekend is very popular, with a wide variety of wholesome, indulgent options such as healthy grain bowls and noodle soups, accompanied by barista coffee. Tasmania is a top destination for foodies, with exceptional produce markets, fresh oysters and artisanal cheeses. Australia is also home to a number of renowned wine regions, including the Barossa Valley in South Australia, the Hunter Valley in New South Wales, the Margaret River in Western Australia and Tasmania’s Tamar Valley. There are also plenty of popular food festivals in Australia, including the Melbourne Food & Wine Festival and WA Gourmet Escape.

Find top Australia flight deals through momondo and discover some of Australia’s natural wonders, including iconic Uluru in the Northern Territory, the ancient forests of the Daintree in Far North Queensland and the World-Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef. The Northern Territory also boasts unique natural attractions including majestic Katherine Gorge, King’s Canyon and Devils Marbles. Most visitors can’t wait to meet the native wildlife, which include kangaroos, koalas, wombats, echidnas, and platypus. Visitors can travel to Rottnest Island to see quokkas, head to Phillip Island for the penguin parade or go swimming with whale sharks in Ningaloo Reef. On New Year’s Eve, the fireworks over the Harbour Bridge and Opera House in Sydney are some of the most spectacular in the world. Sports fans won’t want to miss the biggest events on the Australian sporting calendar, including the excitement of the AFL Grand Final in September and the lively international atmosphere at the Australian Tennis Open in Melbourne in January.

Citizens of the United Kingdom must apply for a visa before entering Australia and need to have a valid passport for the duration of their stay. The eVisitor visa allows British passport holders to stay in Australia for up to three months at a time for a holiday or to visit family or friends. Processing times can take up to three months and visas are digitally linked to your passport.


Popular routes landing in Australia

Compare flights to and from the nearest airports to discover the best prices and most convenient flight times
London to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time22h 20m
Cheapest price£706
London to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time24h 10m
Cheapest price£763
London to Brisbane Flights
Fastest flight time22h 20m
Cheapest price£906
London to Perth Flights
Fastest flight time19h 45m
Cheapest price£768
Manchester to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time22h 30m
Cheapest price£825
Manchester to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time23h 35m
Cheapest price£828
Manchester to Brisbane Flights
Fastest flight time27h 10m
Cheapest price£905
Manchester to Perth Flights
Fastest flight time22h 50m
Cheapest price£792
London to Adelaide Flights
Fastest flight time24h 05m
Cheapest price£908
Birmingham to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time25h 55m
Cheapest price£849
Birmingham to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time25h 00m
Cheapest price£839
Birmingham to Perth Flights
Fastest flight time21h 45m
Cheapest price£819
Edinburgh to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time22h 10m
Cheapest price£789
Edinburgh to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time27h 25m
Cheapest price£894
Manchester to Adelaide Flights
Fastest flight time24h 20m
Cheapest price£940
Bangkok to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time8h 50m
Cheapest price£247
Los Angeles to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time14h 50m
Cheapest price£843
Edinburgh to Brisbane Flights
Fastest flight time27h 45m
Cheapest price£920
Edinburgh to Perth Flights
Fastest flight time20h 30m
Cheapest price£838
Glasgow to Melbourne Flights
Fastest flight time26h 35m
Cheapest price£951

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