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Departure Wed, 07 Oct Return Sat, 17 Oct
LON London
SYD Sydney
return from £658
Departure Sat, 24 Oct Return Mon, 02 Nov
LON London
SYD Sydney
return from £647
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Last checked on 01 October 2020
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Sydney are 13% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Sydney is 34% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Sydney is 26% cheaper than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Sydney is 24% cheaper than in London.

London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Sydney airports
  • ( Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith Airport) (SYD)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( Rose Bay Spb (RSE)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ( Palm Beach Spb (LBH)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Bankstown (BWU)
    How far from city centre: 13 miles
K Distance: 10560 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

London is one of the largest cities in Europe and has been an important trading centre. This metropolis is served by Gatwick, Heathrow and several other airports. Of all these airports, Heathrow and Gatwick are internationally known. Heathrow Airport is located in Hillingdon, and is located 22 kilometres from central London.

Flights from London to Sydney not only take off from Heathrow, but also from Gatwick, Luton, Southend, Stansted and London City airports. Gatwick is the second most popular airport of the six airports that serve the city of London. Gatwick is located in the faraway suburb of West Sussex, almost 48 kilometres from central London.

Getting to London airport

London to Sydney flights may take off from any of the six airports listed above. To ensure you can travel efficiently, check the airport from which your flight to Sydney is taking off. Once you know this, you can determine your route to central London, from where you can take trains to the designated airport. You will usually have to choose between Liverpool Street, Paddington and Victoria stations to take the airport trains. However, if your flight is taking off from London City Airport, just take a bus or taxi from wherever you are, as this airport is located well within the city.

Arriving to Sydney

Sydney is the largest city in Australia and also an important cultural centre of the world. Begin your day at Sydney Harbour, one of the largest harbours in the world. Head towards Sydney Opera House and marvel at its architecture. Spend the afternoon at Bondi Beach, which is known all over the world for its beauty and also for people-watching. The Sydney Harbour Bridge is an important landmark that many tourists like to visit. The best place to visit for nightlife is Kings Cross, which is known for its bars, clubs and restaurants. Oxford Street is another place to engage in shopping and for eating and drinking.

How to get to the city centre

Flights to Sydney from London land at Sydney Airport, which is also known as Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport and Mascot Airport. Sydney Airport is only eight kilometres from the city centre and is easily connected to the city by the Airport Link; this is an underground train service that takes you to various destinations in the city. Take Sydney Bus 400 to reach Bondi Junction; this route also goes towards St. George in the eastern part of the city. Another option is to take a taxi, which helps you to relax and arrive at your destination in comfort.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Sydney

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from London to Sydney?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Australia may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from London to Sydney at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 647€ for the route London - Sydney. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Sydney expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Sydney costs an average of 2.25 GBP, 25% cheaper than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 11% less in Sydney: 2.48 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 10.15 GBP in Sydney, 32% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 22% cheaper in Sydney, with an average of 2.32 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 2.98 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Sydney?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from London to Sydney are December, November and October.
📅 When is the best time to travel from London to Sydney?
The best time of the year to go to Sydney when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1 month to fly to  Sydney from London in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by January and February. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period June, May and September are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Sydney.
How long does the flight take to go from London to Sydney?
The total flight time between London and Sydney is of around 21:49 hours on average, considering an average distance of 17,526 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in oter cities in between).
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