Cheap flights from Australia to London

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

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 16% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Australia to London 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $1,455, or $1,559 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to London from Australia. Users have commonly found prices around $1,345 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $1,006. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Australia to London (AU - LON)?

When flying from Australia to London, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from Australia to London in October, November 2021

The best prices found for Australia to LON flights in October, November
14 Nov. - 27 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

34h 45m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

28h 55m
$1,199

Virgin Atlantic

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Deal found 12/10/21

12 Nov. - 30 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

37h 25m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

28h 55m
$1,215

Virgin Atlantic

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Deal found 12/10/21

1 Nov. - 8 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

39h 35m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

34h 50m
$1,248

Virgin Atlantic

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Deal found 12/10/21

Australia to London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from Australia found for this year
14 Nov. - 27 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

34h 45m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

28h 55m
$1,199

Virgin Atlantic

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Deal found 12/10/21

12 Nov. - 30 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

37h 25m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

28h 55m
$1,215

Virgin Atlantic

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Deal found 12/10/21

1 Nov. - 8 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

39h 35m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

34h 50m
$1,248

Virgin Atlantic

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Deal found 12/10/21

Direct flights to London from Australia

Save time with Australia to London direct flight deals
10 Apr. - 3 May
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

23h 15m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

22h 40m
$1,638

British Airways

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Deal found 11/10/21

3 Apr. - 24 Apr.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

23h 15m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

22h 40m
$1,695

British Airways

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Deal found 11/10/21

3 Mar. - 23 Mar.
MEL

Melbourne

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

23h 05m
LHR

London Heathrow

MEL

Melbourne

Nonstop

22h 05m
$1,701

Qantas Airways

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Deal found 14/10/21

Last-minute flights from Australia to London

Late deals on return flights to London from Australia, departing today and this week
20 Oct. - 16 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

31h 35m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

25h 30m
$1,692

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 13/10/21

22 Oct. - 17 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

28h 50m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

39h 20m
$1,754

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 13/10/21

22 Oct. - 17 Nov.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

26h 40m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

40h 50m
$1,814

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 13/10/21

One-way flights to London All airports from Australia

The cheapest one-way flights from Australia to London
9 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

2 stops

42h 15m
$692

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 14/10/21

10 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

29h 05m
$698

ANA

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Deal found 12/10/21

9 Dec.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

29h 05m
$700

ANA

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Deal found 11/10/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Australia to London flights.

Which airlines flying from Australia to London have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Australia to London have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Cathay Pacific, Emirates, and Singapore Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Cathay Pacific with this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Australia to London to control the spread of COVID-19?

Philippine Airlines and Etihad Airways are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from Australia to London include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Australia to London for under $1,200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Australia to London for under $1,200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Atlantic for just $1,199, but on average you can expect to pay $1,284.

Are there direct flights from Australia to London for under $1,700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Australia to London under $1,700. A good price for a direct flight from Australia to London is less than $1,745.

Are there last-minute flights available from Australia to London for under $1,700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Australia to London within the next 7 days for less than $1,700.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Australia to London one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for ANA. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $698. Users have also found prices from $719 and $762 on Japan Airlines and SWISS, respectively.

What are the most popular routes from Australia to London?

When deciding which route to take from Australia to London, consider Sydney Kingsford Smith - London Heathrow, Melbourne - London Heathrow or Sydney Kingsford Smith - London Gatwick, as they are the most popular.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Australia to London?

When booking a flight from Australia to London, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Air France or Air India as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Australia to London?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $509. While the most popular route (Sydney Kingsford Smith - London Heathrow) can be booked for $1,235 on average our data indicates $2,885 when flying from Australia to London

Can I fly to London from Australia right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Australia to London

Most visitors from Australia need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter London.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Australia are not required to quarantine after entering London.

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Mandatory passenger locator form - Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland - All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package - All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Can I fly back to Australia from London?

Returning to Australia from London

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Australia.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

Departure points for flights from Australia to London

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Top 10 airlines flying from Australia to London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Australia to London choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
AirAsia X
Cheapest$384
Average$568
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time66%
COVID-19 safety
China Airlines
Cheapest$651
Average$1,347
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
Cheapest$687
Average$1,352
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
Cheapest$833
Average$1,305
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Atlantic
Cheapest$960
Average$1,382
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Asiana Airlines
Cheapest$971
Average$1,495
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Korean Air
Cheapest$1,073
Average$1,503
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
Vietnam Airlines
Cheapest$1,120
Average$1,393
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time81%
COVID-19 safety
KLM
Cheapest$1,173
Average$1,601
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
SWISS
Cheapest$1,174
Average$1,558
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time79%
COVID-19 safety