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About Flights to Sydney

Summary info about Sydney flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£325

Best Return Price

£657

Fastest flight time

35h 40m

Operated By

4 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Sydney from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £325 (London Stansted to Sydney Kingsford Smith).
The best return flight price to Sydney from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £657 (London Heathrow to Sydney Kingsford Smith).
The fastest flight to Sydney from United Kingdom takes 35h 40m (London Stansted to Sydney Kingsford Smith).
There are 4 airlines operating flights to Sydney, including United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic and SWISS.

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 £942

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO SYDNEY FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTSeptember22% cheaperFlying from London Heathrow Airport to Sydney costs on average just £745 in September
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO SYDNEY FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTDecember31% more expensiveIt costs about £1,253 for flights to Sydney from London Heathrow Airport in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO SYDNEY FROM LONDON HEATHROW AIRPORTMarch587% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Sydney from London Heathrow Airport in March than any other month

When is the best time 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.

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.



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
SWISS
16 Nov
LHR12:00London Heathrow
37h 55m
2 stops
SYD01:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
31 Jan
SYD11:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
36h 45m
2 stops
LHR23:55London Heathrow
SWISS
21 Nov
LHR01:00London Heathrow
38h 40m
2 stops
SYD15:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
13 Feb
SYD14:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
56h 05m
2 stops
LHR22:15London Heathrow
SWISS
16 Nov
LCY12:10London City
37h 45m
2 stops
SYD01:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
31 Jan
SYD11:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
26h 45m
2 stops
LCY13:55London City
SWISS
21 Nov
LCY12:10London City
27h 30m
2 stops
SYD15:40Sydney Kingsford Smith
13 Feb
SYD14:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
49h 20m
2 stops
LCY15:30London City
SWISS
16 Nov
MAN03:40Manchester
46h 15m
2 stops
SYD01:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
31 Jan
SYD11:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
26h 50m
2 stops
MAN14:00Manchester
SWISS
7 Nov
LCY08:30London City
41h 25m
2 stops
SYD01:55Sydney Kingsford Smith
22 Nov
SYD11:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
26h 45m
2 stops
LCY13:55London City

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.
Multiple Airlines
15 Nov
STN14:30London Stansted
35h 40m
2 stops
SYD02:10Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
26 Oct
LHR18:15London Heathrow
52h 10m
2 stops
SYD22:25Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple Airlines
7 Nov
LHR17:15London Heathrow
46h 10m
3 stops
SYD15:25Sydney Kingsford Smith

Which airlines fly to Sydney?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Sydney

Which airlines fly to Sydney?

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 Flights to Sydney

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.

Korean Air Flights to Sydney

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).


Airports near Sydney

Below you will find all the airports in Sydney along with their distance from the city centre

How do you get to the city centre from Sydney Airport?

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.


Popular routes to Sydney

Most frequently searched flights to Sydney along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
London to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time22h 05m
Cheapest price£660
Manchester to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time12h 07m
Cheapest price£768
Birmingham to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time23h 25m
Cheapest price£738
Edinburgh to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time11h 58m
Cheapest price£825
Glasgow to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time25h 25m
Cheapest price£868
Newcastle upon Tyne to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time23h 55m
Cheapest price£1,085
Bristol to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time27h 25m
Cheapest price£976
Denpasar to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time5h 40m
Cheapest price£238
Cardiff to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time27h 40m
Cheapest price£1,475
Belfast to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time30h 35m
Cheapest price£997
Los Angeles to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time14h 50m
Cheapest price£724
Leeds to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time27h 50m
Cheapest price£1,163
Aberdeen to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time37h 10m
Cheapest price£1,239
Exeter to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time47h 15m
Cheapest price£2,735
Amsterdam to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time32h 10m
Cheapest price£1,040
Auckland to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time3h 40m
Cheapest price£659
Grimsby to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time33h 55m
Cheapest price£4,054
Madrid to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time33h 55m
Cheapest price£942
Milan to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time30h 15m
Cheapest price£1,031
Paris to Sydney Flights
Fastest flight time38h 05m
Cheapest price£1,196

Visa requirements for 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.


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Best things to do and see 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.


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