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About Flights to Australia

Summary info about Australia flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Round-Trip Price


Fastest flight time

25h 05m

Operated By

3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Australia from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £380 (London Gatwick to Melbourne).
The best round-trip flight price to Australia from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £595 (London Heathrow to Melbourne).
The fastest flight to Australia from United Kingdom takes 25h 05m (London Heathrow to Melbourne).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Australia, including Air India, China Southern and Beijing Capital Airlines.

Australia flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your Australia flight to craft the best travel plan

What is the cheapest flight to Australia?

If you are looking to fly to Australia for less, look to airlines like Jetstar, Rex, and Virgin Australia, with prices starting at £38, £51, and £55 respectively.
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What are the most popular cities to visit in Australia?

Australia is full of interesting cities to visit if you’re interested in touring the country. The majority of our users (37%) visit Sydney more than other cities in the country, but other popular cities in Australia include Melbourne and Brisbane.

How long is the flight from United Kingdom to Australia?

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 05m on average. Another popular route from United Kingdom to Australia is flying from Manchester to Sydney Kingsford Smith, which will take roughly 25h 20m. Keep in mind that layovers or delays could extend your travel time.

Which airlines fly to Australia?

Malaysia Airlines, British Airways and Emirates are the top three most popular airlines that fly to Australia according to our data. Malaysia Airlines is the first choice among our users, with 28% of people opting to fly with this airline when travelling to Australia. Keep in mind that there are 38 different airlines that fly to Australia on a routine basis, so you have a few additional options to choose from.

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

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Useful information for your flight to Australia

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

What popular landmarks are in Australia?

What is the best airport to land at to visit Sydney Opera House?

When visiting Sydney Opera House in Sydney, the closest airport is Sydney Airport.

What is the most popular airport in Australia to fly to?

How much are flights to Australia?

Flights to Australia have been found on momondo for as low as £862 per ticket recently. However, the average price tends to be £1,508 and anything for £1,345 or less is a good deal. £2,449 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.

Where is it cheapest to fly into Australia?

If you're headed to Australia, consider flying into Perth airport in Perth for the best deals, with an average airfare of £862. Alternatively, Sydney Kingsford Smith airport in Sydney is a close second for cheapest flights to Australia with an average airfare of £913.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Australia?

Prices for flights to Australia are updated daily.

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How old do you have to be to fly to Australia?

The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel to Australia.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Australia?

The required travel and health documents for your Australia trip may vary depending on your itinerary and personal circumstances. As a general rule, you should carry multiple documents, including a national ID card or driver's license and a passport valid for six months after your intended arrival at Australia. We recommend that you seek guidance from your airline or a reliable third party such as IATA.

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 05m£655
LondonMelbourne21h 40m£674
LondonBrisbane22h 55m£683
ManchesterSydney28h 30m£724
EdinburghMelbourne21h 55m£742
ManchesterMelbourne24h 20m£744
LondonPerth19h 45m£746
EdinburghSydney30h 10m£748
LondonCoolangatta29h 05m£774
ManchesterBrisbane23h 15m£781
EdinburghBrisbane23h 30m£803
Newcastle upon TyneMelbourne27h 20m£803
BirminghamPerth23h 45m£829
EdinburghPerth24h 10m£833
GlasgowSydney28h 50m£836
LondonCairns28h 25m£865

Best things to do and see in Australia

What popular events take place 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.

Is Australia known for specific food/cuisine?

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.

What can you see and do in Australia?

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.

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Australia?

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.

Useful information for finding Australia flight deals

Learn about all of the flight booking features offered by momondo for free.
  • How do I get Price Alerts for flights to Australia?

    Confirm your travel details to search for the latest offers. While browsing offers there will be the option to toggle “Price Alerts”. You’ll then receive updates when prices for the flight route increase or decrease.

  • How can I save money on flights to Australia with momondo?

    By using tools like our “Price Calendar”, you can see the best day to fly round-trip for your travels. Our “Price Forecast” tool uses AI to predict whether you should purchase or hold off on booking for potentially cheaper prices. Explore shows you all flight options from a city or airport to build your own unique adventure. The Discover blog also provides valuable insights for saving money while booking your experience. After searching you can toggle on “Price Alerts” to track prices for your desired flight and book at the ideal moment.

  • How does momondo find its flight prices?

    momondo shows deals across 700+ competitors all at once. momondo is active in 30 international markets, so you can have access to a wide range of options from airlines and OTAs alike.

Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to Australia?

Finding the right flight to Australia is quick and easy when you have a range of options in front of you, from reputable agents and recognisable airlines. These options can then be filtered down to find the best fit. That is what momondo does. We make finding flights to Australia quick and easy, saving you time and money.

Can I find flights to Australia with flexible booking policies on momondo?

momondo does allow users to show only those flights to Australia which offer a flexible booking policy as well as other useful filters and features.

How can momondo help me find flights to Australia?

momondo offers useful filters to help you find the right flight. Choose specific flight times, airports or even what payment method you prefer. We have numerous options to help you book your ideal flight to Australia.

I’m not ready to book a flight to Australia right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

Of course. momondo tracks the price of Australia flights. All you need is a valid email address and we will do the rest; it is that quick and easy.

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