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Summary info about Sydney flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£310

Best Round-Trip Price

£497

Fastest flight time

26h 40m

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2 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Sydney from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £310 (London Gatwick to Sydney Kingsford Smith).
The best round-trip flight price to Sydney from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £497 (London Heathrow to Sydney Kingsford Smith).
The fastest flight to Sydney from United Kingdom takes 26h 40m (London Luton to Sydney Kingsford Smith).
There are 2 airlines operating flights to Sydney, including China Southern and Air China.

Sydney flights insights and trends

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

What is the cheapest month to fly to Sydney?

In general, May 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 £928. If you don’t want to visit Sydney in May, then you should wait until June to fly from United Kingdom, when ticket prices are also cheap, with an average price of £979.

What is the absolute cheapest flight to Sydney?

In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Sydney for £55/person, which is 18% 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.
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What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to Sydney?

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Sydney is on a Monday when prices can be found for as low as £1,053. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. On the other hand, Thursday 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 £1,159.

What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to Sydney?

According to our data, the cheapest time of day to fly to Sydney is in the evening. momondo users have found flights departing from United Kingdom to Sydney in the evening for as low as £1,034. 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 morning is when there is more demand to fly to Sydney, so prices are often more expensive at around £1,195 per ticket.

How long does it take to fly to Sydney?

Flight times from United Kingdom to Sydney 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 Sydney is flying from Manchester to Sydney Kingsford Smith, which will take roughly 23h 55m. Keep in mind that layovers or delays could extend your travel time.

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

The ideal time to book your flight to Sydney is 50 days in advance, when prices tend to average £1,120. 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 £937.

Cheapest flights to Sydney airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Sydney airports from your nearest city or airport
London Heathrow Airport
Sydney

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM London TO Sydney

London (LON) to Sydney (SYD)

Typically, flights to Sydney from London are cheaper when flying from London to Sydney Kingsford Smith, which has an average price of £1,120

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO SYDNEY FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTMay15% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Sydney costs on average just £998 in May
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO SYDNEY FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTJuly26% more expensiveIt costs about £1,478 for flights to Sydney from London Heathrow Airport in July
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO SYDNEY FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTDecember465% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Sydney from London Heathrow Airport in December than any other month

Frequently asked questions about flying to Sydney

How long does it take to fly to Sydney?

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.

Where can you fly directly into Sydney from?

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.

What is there to do in Sydney when it’s raining?

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 Chinatown Night Market.

Is there an alternative airport near Sydney?

Newcastle Williamtown Airport or Bathurst Raglan Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Sydney.

Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into Sydney?

The cheapest airport near Sydney is typically Newcastle Williamtown Airport, with an average price of £67/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.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport?

Prices for flights to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport are refreshed on a daily basis.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport?

How old do you have to be to fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport?

The minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, but airlines offering an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service may have their age restrictions, such as regulations concerning flight duration, timing, and layovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport?

The travel and health documents required for your trip to Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport can vary based on your itinerary and personal situation. As a rule, consider having multiple documents such as a national ID card or driver’s license, and a passport valid for six-months after you plan to arrive at Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport. We always recommend checking with your airline or a trusted third party such as IATA to get advice.


Sydney flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United Kingdom to Sydney found recently by users on momondo
Air China
18 Mar
LHR20:25London Heathrow
32h 35m
1 stop
SYD16:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
11 Apr
SYD19:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
33h 50m
1 stop
LHR20:30London Heathrow
Air China
13 Mar
LHR20:25London Heathrow
32h 35m
1 stop
SYD16:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
2 May
SYD19:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
31h 05m
1 stop
LHR17:45London Heathrow
Air China
12 Mar
LHR20:25London Heathrow
32h 35m
1 stop
SYD16:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
18 Mar
SYD20:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
32h 10m
1 stop
LHR17:50London Heathrow
Air China
22 Mar
LHR20:25London Heathrow
32h 35m
1 stop
SYD16:00Sydney Kingsford Smith
7 Apr
SYD19:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
33h 50m
1 stop
LHR20:30London Heathrow
Air China
7 Apr
LHR20:25London Heathrow
33h 25m
1 stop
SYD14:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
20 Apr
SYD19:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
31h 05m
1 stop
LHR17:45London Heathrow
Air China
5 Apr
LHR20:25London Heathrow
33h 25m
1 stop
SYD15:50Sydney Kingsford Smith
20 Apr
SYD19:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
33h 50m
1 stop
LHR20:30London Heathrow

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Sydney

If you're looking for one-way flights from United Kingdom to Sydney, view some of our deals below provided by China Southern
Multiple Airlines
11 Apr
LGW21:20London Gatwick
55h 55m
2 stops
SYD14:15Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
12 Apr
LGW20:55London Gatwick
56h 20m
2 stops
SYD14:15Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
12 Apr
STN07:00London Stansted
46h 15m
2 stops
SYD14:15Sydney Kingsford Smith

Visa requirements for visiting Sydney

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting Sydney?

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.


Best things to do and see in Sydney

What can you see and do in Sydney?

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.


Why use momondo?

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

momondo compares prices from hundreds of airlines and agents so you can find and book the best deal on flights to Sydney. Millions of users trust and use momondo every year so you are in good company.

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

Flights to Sydney with flexible booking policies can be found by using the search form above and then selecting our dedicated flexible booking filter, which will highlight only the flights where this policy is applied.

How can momondo help me find flights to Sydney?

Once you have performed a search in the form on the page, momondo provides useful filters and insights. We can show you the cheapest days and times to fly as well as filter your options to help you make an informed choice when booking flights to Sydney.

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

Yes momondo offers price alerts on flights to Sydney. After performing a search on this page you should be able to see the price alert set up feature. Simply provide a valid email address and momondo will instantly alert you when prices change.


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