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Last minute flights to Sydney

Departure Sat, 31 Jul Return Mon, 02 Aug
LON London
SYD Sydney
return from £13,498
Departure Sat, 31 Jul Return Mon, 02 Aug
MAN Manchester
SYD Sydney
return from £2,475
Departure Sat, 31 Jul Return Sun, 01 Aug
BNE Brisbane
SYD Sydney
return from £155
Departure Sat, 31 Jul Return Mon, 02 Aug
AKL Auckland
SYD Sydney
return from £191
Popular flight routes to Sydney
London - Sydney
return from £718
Manchester - Sydney
return from £790
Melbourne - Sydney
return from £77
Singapore - Sydney
return from £377
Birmingham - Sydney
return from £913
Auckland - Sydney
return from £205

Trips to Sydney

Sydney travel

Cosmopolitan Sydney is the largest and oldest city in Australia, situated on Australia's southeast coast. Its towering skyscrapers, iconic buildings and monuments provide stunning panoramas, whilst its year round climate of blue skies and sunshine coupled with a famously laid-back attitude make it a popular destination for visitors on trips to Sydney of all ages. Sydney's colourful history began in the area now known as The Rocks, where Captain Arthur Phillip established the first British colony in 1788. The city also has a rich array of cultural offerings and a booming multicultural restaurant and bar scene. Check out our offers flight + hotel to Sydney!

Things to do and places to see in Sydney

During a stay in Sydney you can marvel at the city's quintessential sights, such as the Sydney Opera House, Circular Quay and Harbour Bridge, or spend your day relaxing on the soft golden sands of Palm Beach and Bondi Beach. Art aficionados can get their kick at The Art Gallery of New South Wales and Museum of Contemporary Art as well as smaller independent galleries. Trace Sydney's past from aboriginal lands to the site of the first European settlement more than 220 years ago, then catch your breath in the Botanical Gardens or soak up the sights and sounds of Chinatown.

When visiting Sydney, be sure to:

  • Glide by the famous Sydney Opera House on a Harbour boat cruise
  • Visit Sydney Harbour Bridge, the world's tallest steel arch bridge and emblem of the city
  • Walk through Sydney's Chinatown and taste culturally diverse cuisine
  • Uncover Sydney's past at the Rocks Discovery Museum
  • Catch a ferry from Circular Quay to Manly Beach, Watson's Bay and Taronga Park Zoo
  • Visit the Art Deco Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Hit the shops and boutiques in the beautiful Queen Victoria Building
  • Enjoy panoramic vistas from the Sydney Tower, the city's tallest building
  • Try surfing on Bondi Beach or become a beach bum on Manly Beach
  • Head to Cape Solander in Botany Bay National Park for some of the best whale-watching opportunities
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Sydney airports

Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport is the main airport that welcomes flights to Sydney. The airport is Australia's busiest airport, handling on average around 100,000 passengers per day. The airport has three terminals; Terminal 1 handles international flights, Terminal 2 and Terminal 3 domestic and regional flights.

  • Sydney Airport

    Top airlines

    A number of airlines operate cheap flights to Sydney including: Qantas Airways, Virgin Australia and Jetstar Airways.


    Sydney Airport is located approximately eight miles south of the city centre. Terminal 1 is located in a separate building to Terminals 2 and 3 and transfers by bus, train and taxi are available. Some airlines also provide free transfers between the terminals.

    Transport options

    Access between Sydney airport and Sydney CBD (Central Business District) is via the M1 Eastern Distributor Motorway and the M5 South Western Motorway. Passengers will find there are train stations at both the international and domestic terminals operating the Airport Link train service which takes around 15 minutes to arrive in the city centre. Sydney Buses operate the Route 400 bus service between Bondi Junction and Burwood via Terminal 1 and Terminal 3. Taxis are available close to the terminals.

FAQ's about Sydney

🔍 How can I find cheap flights to Sydney at Opodo?
At Opodo you can find flights from £26 to Sydney. Our offers are the result of a combination of different technologies, machine learning algorithms and real searches form our customers in our platform, so you can get the options that better suits your needs when flying to Sydney.
🖱️ When's the best time to book flights to Sydney?
The top month to book flights to Sydney is September, based on our Opodo UK customers. The next most popular booking period for Sydney flights is August. In third place: July. By this we mean when travellers book their tickets. For the best time to actually travel to Sydney, read on.
📅 When's the best time to go to Sydney?
We checked our customers' flight searches, and the winner of best time to fly to Sydney is... December. The next best month to travel to Sydney is January. And let's not forget October, the third top choice for when to go to Sydney. However if you prefer things on the less busy side, we can also tell you (quietly) that the least popular month for flights to Sydney is June.
✈️ Which airlines fly to Sydney from the UK?
Airlines flying direct from the UK to Sydney include:
  • Etihad Airways, which flies from London and Manchester to Sydney plus from Aberdeen.
  • Emirates, which has flights from London and Manchester as well as Birmingham to Sydney.
  • Qatar Airways, with flights from London to Sydney and Manchester and also from Cardiff.
Indirect flights from the UK to Sydney include:
  • Etihad Airways, which flies from London and Manchester and also from Glasgow.
  • Emirates, with flights from London and Manchester to Sydney plus Birmingham.
  • Qatar Airways, which has flights from London and Manchester as well as from Cardiff to Sydney.
🕑 How long before a flight to Sydney should I be at the airport?
If you want to be on time for your flight to Sydney, make sure to be at the airport at least two to three hours in advance. Check-ins, security controls, customs and boarding the airplane can take some time. At Opodo you can find the best deals for flights to Sydney departing from over 50 cities and choose from a variety of services that will improve your time at the airport and guarantee a much better travel experience, such as priority boarding and additional luggage. For more convenience, when booking your flight to Sydney at Opodo you can also add insurance or opt for a refundable fare and have a problem-free trip!
🛄 What is the name of Sydney’s airport?
Sydney is served by 4 airport[s]. Sydney Airport operates flights towards both domestic and international destinations within 50 cities, such as London, Manchester and Auckland, the most popular routes.
📌 How far is Sydney’s airport from the city centre?
Sydney’s airport Sydney Airport is located 6 miles from the city centre.
💶 How much is the trip from the airport to Sydney’s city centre?
By Public transport: The price for the trip is about 2.23 GBP per person. By taxi: If you have more budget and prefer to take a taxi from Sydney Airport , for example, the average price for the ride to Sydney centre is around 2.29 GBP per km. By car: For more convenience and freedom during your stay, Opodo has the best offers of car rentals in Sydney. Pick your preferred car type and get from Sydney Airport to Sydney city centre on your own terms.
💳 How much should I budget for a trip to Sydney?
If you are going to Sydney, here is a list with an average price of some goods:
  • - Inexpensive Restaurant: 9.35 GBP
  • - Mid Range Restaurante: 55.84 GBP
  • - Cheap Restaurant: 6.70 GBP
  • - Domestic Beer: 4.47 GBP
  • - Imported Beer: 4.47 GBP
  • - Coffee: 2.31 GBP
  • - SoftDrink: 1.75 GBP
  • - Water: 1.48 GBP
⛅ What is the weather like in Sydney?
If you're looking for summer vibes, the best time to travel to Sydney is in January, February and December, when the average temperature reaches 29.78 °C, while July, August and September are the 3 sunniest months of the year, with an average of 100.94 hours. If you prefer colder temperatures, however, make sure you visit Sydney during the months of July, August and June to experience an average of 9.63 °C. For those who don't care too much about temperatures, but want to avoid getting wet in the rain, it's important to avoid travelling during January, May and June, when the average precipitation in Sydney is 7.5 mm, while the months of January, February and March are drier, with an average of 0 mm.

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