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Cheap flight deals from Sydney to London (SYD-LON)

Here are some of the best deals found on KAYAK recently from the most popular airlines for round-trip flights from Sydney to London that are departing in the next months. While these flights were available on KAYAK in the last 72 hours, prices and availability are subject to change and deals may expire.
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20:30 - 15:00SYD-LGW
27h 30m1 stop
19:00 - 09:00LGW-SYD
29h 00m1 stop
$1,680China Eastern
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Fri, 19 Jul - Wed, 31 Jul
16:00 - 06:25SYD-LGW
24h 25m1 stop
09:20 - 17:55LGW-SYD
21h 35m1 stop
$1,747Singapore Airlines
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Thu, 17 Oct - Tue, 26 Nov
10:30 - 06:40SYD-LGW
31h 10m2 stops
13:35 - 07:30LGW-SYD
30h 55m2 stops
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Tue, 29 Oct - Thu, 28 Nov
10:50 - 07:20SYD-LGW
30h 30m2 stops
09:40 - 22:30LGW-SYD
25h 50m1 stop
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Thu, 10 Oct - Mon, 4 Nov
07:15 - 06:55SYD-LGW
33h 40m2 stops
16:00 - 22:30LGW-SYD
43h 30m2 stops
$2,322Air Mauritius
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Wed, 16 Oct - Mon, 25 Nov
14:05 - 09:50SYD-LGW
29h 45m2 stops
16:55 - 07:40LGW-SYD
27h 45m2 stops
$2,374Turkish Airlines
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Fri, 18 Oct - Tue, 5 Nov
07:15 - 06:55SYD-LGW
33h 40m2 stops
16:00 - 22:30LGW-SYD
43h 30m2 stops
$2,375Air Mauritius
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Wed, 16 Oct - Fri, 22 Nov
20:45 - 13:25SYD-LGW
25h 40m1 stop
09:00 - 17:10LGW-SYD
23h 10m1 stop
$2,377Qatar Airways
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Sat, 27 Jul - Sun, 8 Sep
20:45 - 13:20SYD-LGW
25h 35m1 stop
09:00 - 17:10LGW-SYD
23h 10m1 stop
$2,380Qatar Airways
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Sun, 28 Jul - Sat, 7 Sep
14:05 - 09:50SYD-LGW
29h 45m2 stops
16:55 - 07:40LGW-SYD
27h 45m2 stops
$2,444Turkish Airlines
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Sat, 19 Oct - Wed, 20 Nov

Flights from Sydney to London - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from Sydney to London to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from Sydney to London?

The average price of all flights from Sydney to London clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
Your flight ticket price will generally be cheaper if you fly to London on a Saturday and more expensive on a Thursday. On your return trip to Sydney, you should consider flying back on a Monday, and avoid Saturdays for better deals.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to London?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from Sydney to London, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from Sydney to London is March, where tickets cost $1,749 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are December and September, where the average cost of tickets is $2,779 and $2,300 respectively.

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

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from Sydney to London, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from Sydney to London, you should book around 4 days before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 29 days before departure.

Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Sydney to London?

The cheapest price for the route for each airline clicked by KAYAK users in the last 72 hours.
The best deals for a one-way ticket found by KAYAK users over the last 3 days were on Turkish Airlines ($1,309) and Qatar Airways ($1,508). The cheapest round-trip tickets were found on China Eastern ($1,680) and Singapore Airlines ($1,747).

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When to book flights from Sydney to London

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from Sydney to London based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
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KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or returns with a duration up to 40 days. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs for booking flights from Sydney to London

  • Are there business facilities at London Gatwick Airport?

    The Regus Express Business Lounge at London Gatwick Airport’s South Terminal is a recent innovation designed with the business traveller in mind. It comes equipped with modern tele-communications facilities as well as showers. Additionally, there are meeting rooms located in the No.1 Lounge of the north terminal.

  • Is there somewhere to park at London Gatwick Airport?

    London Gatwick Airport features several parking facilities in case you need to leave your car. There is short-term parking a few minutes from the terminal and there is also long-term parking, but you’ll need a shuttle bus back to the terminal building. Premium parking and valet parking are also other options.

  • Are there onsite hotels at London Heathrow Airport?

    Yes, there are two onsite hotels at London Heathrow Airport. One of them is Sofitel Heathrow, which offers direct access to Terminal 5 at the airport. The other is Hilton Heathrow Hotel, which is connected to Terminal 4 via a covered walkway and offers free transport to other airport terminals.

  • What retail options are there at London Heathrow Airport?

    If you enjoy airport shopping, then you will enjoy the wide selection of stores to welcome you at London Heathrow Airport. From premium brand names such as Armani Collezioni, Hugo Boss and Bulgari to Fendi, Gucci and Harrod’s. There is also a Boots chemist just in case you need any last-minute toiletries or medication.

  • What is the cheapest flight from Sydney to London?

    In the last 3 days, the lowest price for a flight from Sydney to London was $804 for a one-way ticket and $1,032 for a return.

  • Which airports will I be using when flying from Sydney to London?

    On your way to London, you’ll fly out from Sydney Kingsford Smith. You’ll be landing in one of London’s 2 airports: London Gatwick or London Heathrow.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from Sydney to London?

    The Airbus A380-800 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Sydney to London flight route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from Sydney to London?

    Star Alliance, oneworld, and SkyTeam are the airline alliances operating flights between Sydney and London, with Star Alliance being the most commonly used for this route.

  • Which is the best airline for flights from Sydney to London, Emirates or China Eastern?

    The two airlines most popular with KAYAK users for flights from Sydney to London are Emirates and China Eastern. With an average price for the route of $4,395 and an overall rating of 8.1, Emirates is the most popular choice. China Eastern is also a great choice for the route, with an average price of $1,840 and an overall rating of 7.1.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from Sydney to London?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from Sydney to London.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from Sydney to London?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to London from Sydney is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from Sydney to London?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to London with an airline and back to Sydney with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from Sydney to London?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to London from Sydney up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight from Sydney to London

  • The greater metropolitan area of London, UK, is served by several international airports, including London Heathrow Airport, London Gatwick Airport and London City Airport, so it’s essential to know how far outside the city you will be when your flight from Sydney to London arrives. London Heathrow is the busiest airport, whereas London City Airport is centrally located.
  • Passengers who wish to enjoy the flight from Sydney to London in style may be interested in China Eastern’s Business Class service on their trip to London. In addition to an increased baggage allowance, you can also enjoy built-in massage seats and premium entertainment as well as luxurious dedicated service and comfort.
  • Taking the kids with you on your flight from Sydney to London? If so, you should know that London Heathrow Airport has baby changing facilities in each of its terminals, both before and after security. You can also find several stay & play areas for older kids in the terminal 2A departure lounge and at the terminal 5A departure lounge.
  • Why not enjoy the comfort and hospitality of an airport lounge before your long flight? Air New Zealand, Qantas and Etihad all have their own lounges and there’s an American Express lounge for cardholders, while the Skyteam Lounge at Terminal 1 departures is open to all and offers massage chairs, showers and complimentary refreshments.
  • International passengers at Sydney Airport will find there is are two global exchange offices on level 1 and level 2 of the main terminal, so you can buy some British Pounds or other currencies before you board your flight. ANZ Bank also operates a small office on level 2 for other transactions and has ATMs at various points around the airport.
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Top 4 airlines serving from Sydney to London

See real verified KAYAK customer reviews for airlines flying from Sydney to London. Airline scores are aggregated from all reviews left by passengers on KAYAK after flying with an airline. KAYAK doesn’t show reviews that are older than 5 years. Learn how KAYAK collects reviews.
Need help choosing which airline to fly with from Sydney to London? KAYAK airline reviews give an overall score for each airline based on loads of factors, including comfort, boarding, in-flight entertainment and more, to make your decision easier. See airline scores according to verified KAYAK customer reviews.
EmiratesOverall score based on 3857 reviews
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The plane was very old and uncomfortable. Service was very slow!

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The plane was very old and uncomfortable. Service was very slow!

All was good. Emirates should restart allowing fast track immigration for business class at Manchester airport. Saves a bit of time

Everything was good but I think food choices could've been better

The customers before boarding the plane from Dubai was HORRENDOUS. The entire Emirates staff had a stick up their bum. The guy at the check in booth was rude. I don’t understand.

Flight from Dubai to Zagreb very bad cabin crew. Bad food

Staff were friendly, and provided great service. The food was plentiful and delicious. Food could have been hotter.

Superb experience. I hope they bring back the fast track option at Heathrow immigration.

The lounge Emirates uses at Jeddah airport is horrible even with the opening of the new section. Food selection is poor and never enough seating . Staff are not friendly. Boarding process at Jeddah always an absolute mess

Me and 2 other rows were forgotten during food service. We waited over an hour before they finally served our food. Then only had what was left. They did apologize. Also, they locked the bathroom due to turbulence and my 4 year old had to pee himself because they wouldn’t unlock it for him.

Had the salad which tasted awfully spat it out but still got food poisoning 1 after running to toilet crew would not let me sit near toilets I was stuck in window seat

Had some luggage loading delays but it was still a good experience

We bought the business class tickets. The check-in staff and onboard crew were excellent, providing commendable service throughout. However, it was disappointing to find that China Southern Airlines does not have a lounge at SFO. Instead, passengers were provided with a $35 per person food voucher, which fell short of expectations. Furthermore, the quality of the onboard food left much to be desired, marking a significant decline compared to our previous flight experience in 2019, prior to the pandemic.

Wuhan - Dubai. Old plane: 1. Only USB charger. No power outlet to plug in.. 2. Super narrow seat layout 3. Toilet cover consistently fell down and hit my back when sitting on it.. :( 4. Entertainment system touch screen not sensitive, and need to press hard or use finger tips to hit. Crew were very nice and accommodating though.

1. I got very poor check in experience with the counter lady . This is the first airline I ever experienced that no combine check in weight allow . Even we have 4 of us but weight counter by piece . So we wasted lot of time argue and repack . This is super crazy 2. Next I left my Samsung tablet on the plane . And I started to escalate and finally spoke to southern airline lost and found in Malaysia and the amazing answer she give is : system nothing found and please try to call southern airline in china 🧐 . I have been flying many other airlines but this is my first encounterment with such irresponsible airline response and no empathy given to customer . My feeling is nobody bother whether how customer like me feel and I’m just too small for the management to take note .

No red vine, no whiskey, no vodka. No that I wanted all of them at once but still...

During flight, some passengers perform stomping leg exercises which disturb the comfort (I.e. sleep) of other passengers.

No good but was short flight. Both of our China Southern flights were on time. No surprises.

The flight was okay it was the kayak customer service that was poor, I have been trying to change my name on my flight ticket 3 days before my flight and nothing got done about it even tho I messaged so many times and phoned, all I got in return was that is was being processed and still to this day nothing has been done about it, I think it’s disgusting and un needed stress to the trip.

The food was perfect. The boarding process is a bit long. Given the late boarding time, I felt very tired by the time I was seated.

Quality flight from start to finish. Customer service is evidently very important to this company. The staff really exceeded expectations.

Cabin crew on our flight showed lack of any customer service gruff and acting annoyed if you asked anything and I mean anything Example a man on the seat over dropped his beer on my husbands blanket We asked if we could switch out blankets cabin crew Said. No we don’t have any extras OK well can you take the wet one Cabin crew looked disgusted and annoyed Took it no OK or yes just a growl

Quick flight. But cabin crew were very noisy and talking too much, especially when we were seated at the back of the plane trying to sleep through the night .

My ticket was for Premium Economy and all the seats were taken, I was placed in Economy class and I’m looking for a refund.

Unfortunately delayed 2 hrs due to faulty tyre.. which had to be changed, but better safe than sorry.

The delay was an issue. Other than that. Every thing good

Hi vergin Atlantic service was good but the flight ticket agent travel up charge me extra 57 pounds as a airport charges, actually I refuse to pay but they say if I not pay £57 then they say you will not be able to travel from Heathrow to goa ,so for me there was no option and it was just 3 day before my departure so i paid, so please look in to the matter. And I have a receipt of £ 57 as well .thanks

Staff didn’t check cabin well for landing seemed more interested in chatting to each other. Food was poor and differed from pre order.

We were in the last group to be called to the flight - which was 30 minutes late taking off. While we were lucky enough to have been given bulkhead seats (due to a medical condition I’d told them about beforehand) the seats weren’t particularly comfortable. A crying baby for the whole trip made things worse, so the crew managed very well with coping. The final thing I’d say was that there wasn’t enough food served during the flight.

Very good. Glad we had Premium for the flight out.

We flew Upper Class from London to The Turks and Caicos. Check in was amazing. Our ldriver too us directly to a special entrance to terminal 3. It took 10 minutes to check in and clear customs. Amazing! The VA lounge is large and comfortable. Boarding the flight was easy and without a wait. The crew was excellent. But the seats were awful, strange and uncomfortable. Having a comfortable flat bed seat is the reason we pays 1000s extra. The VA 787 uses a reverse herringbone configuration. Look it up. You have your back to the window and are facing the aisle with no privacy. Turning the seat into a bed requires assistance from the crew so not very spontaneous. . The food was ok. A bit tasteless and meager portions. Had to pay for WiFi. I believe VA has other configuration on their dream airbus flights. Lots of stuff about all this on YouTube where you can see what I have been describing. I can not recommend taking VA on a long flight with these seats.

Lost Baggage - very frustrated…learned that bag was never put on plane.

For the price we paid, we had a really good flight. The seats and bed (business class) was extremely comfortable. I have no complaints. The crew were very attentive and helpful. They spoke English and there were no misunderstanding although their English wasn’t perfect or fluent. You will never go hungry as there was ample food and drinks but their food for mediocre. The entertainment was limited to older movies and the wifi didn’t allow you to access some Social media. Apart from the above, it was a very pleasant flight. Would highly recommend them.

Good airline for the price. The Air stewardess are great, nothing is to much trouble. Will use again.

Cheapest option from Gatwick £400 cheaper than Emirates and Qatar. Entertainment no where near as good as Emirates and Qatar, but saved £400 so all good.

The flight was cancelled without any reason. But the next flight to Shanghai has to be cancelled to pay penalty.

Gatwick London-Shanghai -Bangkok.. Would have liked entertainment screens, but I know these planes are not that new. Cheap flights at the time of booking, Emirates wanted double so you get what you paid for. I would fly again with them, but if Emirates was the same price I would go with them.

The landings were smooth . Being unable to check-in online was terribly stressful and the queue at Haneda exemely long. We paid extra for window seats and did not get them.

How do you run out of beer after one hour of a twelve hour flight?!

Flight was fine, however we were not able to check in online, this adds to travel stress. Luckily check-in at Heathrow was quick, but we did not get the seats we paid extra for. We paid for a window and 2 aisle seats from Shanghai to Tokyo leg, but they changed us to middle seats. Not good :(

You’re in the three parts of my life, the China Eastern air crew remembered and wish me happy birthday. I was given pastries on two different occasions and a complementary drink. The stew is wish me happy birthday and gave me a birthday card. Everything was first class. Thank you.

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Recent one-way flight deals

Only flying one-way? Below are some of the best one-way flight deals from Sydney to London found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours.
2 stopsTurkish Airlines
29h 45mSYD-LGW
1 stopQatar Airways
42h 55mSYD-LGW
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45h 05mSYD-LGW
2 stopsEmirates
35h 10mSYD-LGW
2 stopsVirgin Australia
29h 10mSYD-LGW
2 stops
34h 10mSYD-LGW
1 stopQatar Airways
25h 50mSYD-LGW
2 stopsTurkish Airlines
31h 35mSYD-LGW
1 stopEmirates
25h 25mSYD-LGW
2 stopsAir Mauritius
32h 40mSYD-LGW

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Last minute flight, train and bus deals

These last-minute flight deals are the cheapest flights found on KAYAK in the last 72 hours for flights from Sydney to London that are departing in the next 10 days.
multi-stopChina Eastern
38h 00mSYD-LGW
multi-stopChina Eastern
40h 00mLGW-SYD
multi-stopAir Mauritius
32h 40mSYD-LGW
multi-stopAir Mauritius
42h 35mLGW-SYD
35h 45mSYD-LGW
31h 25mLGW-SYD
44h 10mSYD-LGW
42h 35mLGW-SYD
43h 55mSYD-LGW
42h 35mLGW-SYD
multi-stopVirgin Australia
25h 40mSYD-LGW
multi-stopVirgin Australia
38h 20mLGW-SYD
35h 45mSYD-LGW
30h 55mLGW-SYD
multi-stopBritish Airways
25h 40mSYD-LGW
multi-stopBritish Airways
23h 10mLGW-SYD
multi-stopBritish Airways
25h 40mSYD-LGW
multi-stopBritish Airways
23h 10mLGW-SYD
multi-stopVirgin Australia
25h 40mSYD-LGW
multi-stopVirgin Australia
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