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Flights to Europe in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 11% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
Average price$1,339Average for round-trip flights in August 2021
Round-trip from$1,405From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Europe
One-way from$14One-way flight from Sydney to Europe

Cheap flights to Europe in August, September 2021

The best prices found for ZRH flights for August, September
14 Sep - 11 Jan
$1,564pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 Sep - 11 Jan
$1,571pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
14 Sep - 11 Jan
$1,610pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Europe 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Europe found for this year
17 Nov - 16 Feb
$1,249pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Dec - 12 May
$1,273pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
1 Dec - 12 May
$1,275pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Etihad Airways
   
2 STOPS
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
CDG
Paris Charles de Gaulle
Etihad Airways
 
1 STOP
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Last minute flights to Europe

Late deals on return flights to Europe, departing today and this week
8 Aug - 6 Oct
$3,672pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
8 Aug - 21 Oct
$3,680pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
8 Aug - 23 Oct
$3,683pp
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SYD
Sydney Kingsford Smith

Cheapest prices for Europe flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Europe found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$1,130
February
$1,083
March
$1,099
April
$1,209
May
$1,126
June
$1,215
July
$1,314
August
$1,255
September
$1,312
October
$1,087
November
$1,100
December
$1,425
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Europe is currently February; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Europe?

Average London flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
SYD - LON
Price
$1,083 - $1,972
LON
Temperature
9 - 23 °C
LON
Precipitation
35 - 71 mm

Europe is a year round holiday destination with 50 or so countries offering incredibly diverse landscapes, experiences and attractions for travellers from Australia.

Peak season

Summer (June to August) is peak season for booking cheap flights to Europe and is an ideal time to visit if you have children or have set times when you can holiday. Expect sunny weather, warm temperatures, long days, and for the most part, lots of other holidaymakers. Finding cheap deals on flights, accommodation and tours are more difficult in peak season, so to ensure you get the cheapest flights to Europe book well in advance. If you’re flexible with dates, then visit busy places early or late in the season to avoid the crowds. July and August can see cities empty out of locals, France and Italy especially, but this shouldn’t affect your sightseeing. Some destinations are best visited in peak season, such as the UK and Scandinavia, when the weather is optimal.

Shoulder season

The shoulder seasons (April through to mid-June and September through to October) also see an influx of tourists arriving on flights to Europe. It’s generally a less hectic season but as southern Europe cools off, this makes for more comfortable weather for sightseeing so it can be busy. If you’re after greenery then visit the Mediterranean in spring, while hikers planning on Alpine hiking should book flight tickets for autumn.

Off Season

The tourists taper off after October, and so do the prices with more cheap flights to Europe available. Although you’re contending with colder weather, travelling to Europe in the off season (November through March) can be a big saving and there are more options for accommodation and fewer queues.

When is the best time to book a flight to Europe?

Start thinking about booking early bird flights to Europe up to six months beforehand if you’re travelling during peak or shoulder season. Consider flying into one city and returning from another to save time and money on additional travel. The off season is when you’ll get the cheapest flights to Europe, and midweek bookings are generally cheaper than weekends.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Europe?

The cheapest day to fly to Europe is usually Tuesday. At the moment, Friday is the most expensive.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Europe?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the morning when visiting Europe. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the afternoon as these tend to have higher demand.

How long is the flight to Europe?

Flights from Sydney to Europe – 22 hrs 50 mins

Flights from Melbourne to Europe – 22 hrs 15 mins

Flights from Brisbane to Europe – 23 hrs 15 mins

Flights from Perth to Europe – 18 hrs 30 mins

Which airlines operate flights to Europe?

Most flights to Europe from Australia have at least one stopover, with a break in Asia or the Middle East. This is a highly competitive route, so you shouldn’t have any trouble finding a wide range of airlines offering flights to Europe. Some of the budget airlines include: China Southern and Etihad Airways, while traditionally higher priced airlines such as Singapore, Emirates and Qantas have also joined the price war.

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