London is a bustling, cosmopolitan city that attracts a variety of visitors. It is England’s business and finance center, so attracts plenty of business travelers, but it is also a magnet for culture vultures, history buffs, families, and students. With countless museums and art galleries, historic buildings, beautiful parks, family-friendly attractions, world-class theater and endless shopping, England’s capital city has something for everyone.
Flying to London
1. Which Airports serve Sydney to London?
Flights to London leave Sydney from Sydney airport, which is around 6 miles south of the city center. There are a few international airports that serve London, so depending on your connecting flights you could be flying into London Heathrow, London Gatwick, London Stanstead, or London Luton. Heathrow and Gatwick are closest to the city. Stanstead and Luton are a little further away, but all airports have transport links to the city and car rental desks.
2. Which Airlines operate flights from Sydney to London?
There is currently no direct flight from Sydney to London, so your journey will include at least one layover. Airlines that offer this route with just one short layover include British Airways, Qantas and Singapore, all of which offer connecting flights with a short layover of just 1-2 hours in Singapore. It is also possible to mix and match carriers, flying with different airlines for different legs of your journey. Some routes will require two or even three layovers.
3. How long is the flight?
The shortest flying time to London from Sydney is around 23 hours, with one short layover. Longer layovers, or multi-stop routes, can easily take upwards of 30 hours. Many travelers choose to break their journey up with an overnight stay, or even a weekend, in an Asian city such as Singapore or Bangkok. Sydney is 10 hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), which is standard London time, but both Sydney and London observe daylight saving time in their summers, meaning that this can vary.
4. Climate changes between Sydney and London
Sydney’s summer is London’s winter, and vice versa. Traveling from the heat of a Sydney summer to London in winter will involve a significant temperature drop, whereas the change between a mild Sydney winter and summer in London will not be so extreme!
5. Culture differences and need-to-know
The currency you will need is pounds sterling, which can be easily purchased in both Sydney and London. Credit cards are widely accepted.
Many international travelers, can enter the UK as a tourist without a visa. But they are required for some nationalities and under some circumstances (for example, if you are working in the UK) and you should secure any necessary papers before traveling.
London is a city known for its history and tradition. Top attractions include Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, St Paul’s Cathedral, and countless museums (many of which offer free entry). See the city from above by riding the London Eye or visiting the London Shard. There are plenty of parks, gardens and green spaces to enjoy, and the West End offers world-class theater and plenty of nightlife. London is also a foodie traveler’s dream, offering an array of ethnic restaurants, quirky cafes and fine dining.
Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom Last modified: Sep 19, 2023 11:01 -04:00
We've scanned 109,155,000 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to London, United Kingdom. China Eastern & Etihad frequently offer the best deals to London, United Kingdom flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.
Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom?
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How far in advance should I book tickets from Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom?
The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom.
|Advanced Purchase||Non Stop||Connecting|
|< 7 days||$2,037||$2,300|
Cheapest Day To Fly from Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom
We've examined 218,310,000 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.
Compare Flight Prices from Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom by Month
Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom flights.
|Month||Origin||Destination||Carrier||Depart Date||Return Date||Stops||Price|
|September||Sydney, Australia||London, United Kingdom||China Eastern||29/09/23||11/10/23||1||$1,953|
|October||Sydney, Australia||London, United Kingdom||China Eastern||13/10/23||31/10/23||1||$1,274|
|November||Sydney, Australia||London, United Kingdom||China Eastern||1/11/23||6/11/23||1||$1,274|
|December||Sydney, Australia||London, United Kingdom||China Eastern||3/12/23||10/12/23||1||$1,735|
|January||Sydney, Australia||London, United Kingdom||Etihad||29/01/24||13/02/24||2||$1,691|
|February||Sydney, Australia||London, United Kingdom||China Eastern||23/02/24||9/03/24||1||$1,374|
|March||Sydney, Australia||London, United Kingdom||China Eastern||1/03/24||19/03/24||1||$1,374|
|April||Sydney, Australia||London, United Kingdom||Srilankan||30/04/24||9/05/24||1||$1,503|
Cheap Last Minute Flights from Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom
Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.
The average price for connecting flights from Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom is $1,570.
The average price for direct flights from Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom is $4,137.
One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom
We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.
The average price for one way flights from Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom is $893.
The average price for round trip flights from Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom is $1,570.
Airlines in Sydney, Australia flying to London, United Kingdom Last modified: Sep 19, 2023 11:01 -04:00Number of routes searched: 1Number of itineraries searched: 19
Wondering which airlines fly out of Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom? We've gathered the average price of Sydney, Australia airlines with flights to London, United Kingdom. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.
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Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom Airports
These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Sydney, Australia and London, United Kingdom. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.
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