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Typically, flights to Sydney from London are cheaper when flying from London to Sydney Kingsford Smith, which has an average price of £942
|CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO SYDNEY FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT||September||22% cheaper||Flying from London Heathrow Airport to Sydney costs on average just £745 in September|
|MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO SYDNEY FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT||December||31% more expensive||It costs about £1,253 for flights to Sydney from London Heathrow Airport in December|
|MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO SYDNEY FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORT||March||587% more users visited||More momondo users searched in flights to Sydney from London Heathrow Airport in March than any other month|
If you’re travelling to Sydney, Australia, most flights depart from London Heathrow (LHR) or London Gatwick Airport (LGW). Passengers departing from London Heathrow can arrive at Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) in around 22h 15min if they book a direct flight on Qantas Airways. You can also find a number of flights with one stopover. Flights on Etihad Airways take about 22h 20min, Cathay Pacific flights take roughly 22h 35min, Japan Airlines flights take approximately 24h 30min and United Airlines flights take around 32h 30min. If you prefer to depart from London Gatwick Airport, you can travel from London to Sydney in around 22h on Emirates with a stopover in Dubai. Travellers looking for Sydney flight deals can search for flights with more than one stop, which take longer to arrive but may be less expensive.
Passengers can fly directly from London Heathrow Airport to Sydney Kingsford Smith, Sydney, on Qantas Airways. These flights are generally more expensive, but you won’t need to change planes or spend time waiting in transit. There are also many flights with one stopover. From Heathrow Airport, you can fly Etihad Airways with a stopover in Abu Dhabi or Cathay Pacific with a stopover in Hong Kong. Travellers can also fly Singapore Airlines via Changi Airport (SIN) or Japan Airways via Tokyo Haneda (HND). If you want to travel via America, United Airlines offers flights to Sydney with a stopover in San Francisco.
In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Sydney for £47/person, which is 93% cheaper than the average flight to Sydney. To find the cheapest price to Sydney from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
In general, September is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom to Sydney. Due to it being the ‘off-season’ during this time, you can expect flight prices to be around £776. If you don’t want to visit Sydney in September, then you should wait until November to fly from United Kingdom, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of £852.
The ideal time to book your flight to Sydney is 60 days in advance, when prices tend to average £942. Keep in mind that you might also find cheap flights to Sydney outside of this time window. In fact, momondo users recently found flights from United Kingdom to Sydney for £657.
The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Sydney is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as £969. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. On the other hand, Friday is the most expensive day to depart from United Kingdom because it is more convenient for both business and leisure travellers. As a result, prices tend to be around £1,073.
According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Sydney is in the afternoon. momondo users have found flights departing from United Kingdom to Sydney in the afternoon for as low as £847. Keep in mind that these prices may fluctuate based on what airline you choose and the time of year you plan to travel. In the evening is when there is more demand to fly to Sydney, so prices are often more expensive at around £1,097 per ticket.
Users planning a flight to Sydney during the months of March or June should anticipate rain. There are still things to do in Sydney even when it's raining, though. For those looking to get out of the rain and do a little shopping, check out Australia Square.
Hikers looking for a more family-friendly day in the great outdoors would be best suited to plan their flight to Sydney for July, August, and September, when they can visit Hyde Park and enjoy all that the park has to offer.
Newcastle Williamtown Airport or Bathurst Raglan Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Sydney.
The cheapest airport near Sydney is typically Newcastle Williamtown Airport, with an average price of £704/person. These prices vary based on where travellers are coming from. It is suggested that travellers looking to save money try momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.
Qantas Airways, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines and Air China are the most popular airlines that fly from United Kingdom to Sydney on a routine basis, according to our data. You should be able to find flights to Sydney with these airlines and other airlines flying from United Kingdom.
ANA will jet to Sydney around 6 times in an average week. Where you fly from will dictate what kind of deals you can get for ANA, but prices as low as £909 have been found from London Heathrow to Sydney. ANA has scored 8.5/10 in momondo user reviews.
Another popular choice for flights to Sydney is Korean Air (8.5/10, 45 reviews). Most Korean Air flights landing in Sydney will be arriving from Incheon Intl, but there are 3 Korean Air flights to Sydney from all departure points globally so prices can vary significantly. The best Korean Air deal found on momondo this week was £912 (London Heathrow to Sydney, round-trip).
Once you arrive at Kingsford Smith Airport, Sydney, there are a number of ways to get to the city centre. The convenient Airport Link train offers an easy connection to the CBD. Trains run every 10min or so and the trip takes around 13min to Sydney’s Central Station. Alternatively, you can take bus route 400, which departs roughly every 30min and travels from the airport to Bondi Junction. Travellers can also hire a car at the T1 International terminal and drive to the city. Dedicated taxi and rideshare pickup zones are located outside the terminals. The trip to the CBD will take around 25min, depending on traffic.
British citizens will need a valid UK passport to enter Australia and must apply for a visa online before travelling. eVisitor tourist visas and business visas are available for multiple entry stays of less than 90 days. There are other tourist visas available, if you would like to stay in Australia for a longer period. If you are planning to visit Sydney for study or work, you will need to apply for the relevant visa. Processing times for online applications vary.
Home of the iconic Harbour Bridge and Opera House, Sydney is one of the most popular destinations in Australia. Visit the picturesque beaches in the summer, including Bondi and Manly, where you can swim, surf and dine at the cafes and restaurants along the waterfront. You will also find popular surf beaches for beginners and experienced surfers along the coast, such as Freshwater Beach and Tamarama. New South Wales is also home to scenic national parks, which are perfect for hiking, birdwatching and spending time in nature. Discover Blue Mountains National Park, Royal National Park or Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, only a short drive from Sydney. Wine lovers will enjoy visiting the vineyards in the Hunter Valley and the Southern Highlands. One of the most popular festival in Sydney is the colourful Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, held annually in March, and there are plenty of art, music and food festivals held throughout the year, too. Visitors can also spend time at Sydney’s museums and markets, including the Museum of Contemporary Art and Paddington Market.
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