Cheap flights from Sydney to the United Kingdom

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 16% on flights from Sydney to United Kingdom compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,485. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,590.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sydney to United Kingdom?

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to United Kingdom from Sydney average $1,372. You can even find prices in February for less than $1,372, as users have found deals to United Kingdom from as low as $1,026. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to United Kingdom from Sydney. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 38%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sydney to United Kingdom (SYD - GB)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from Sydney to United Kingdom as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Sydney to United Kingdom in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SYD to United Kingdom flights in January, February
1 Feb. - 22 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

STN

London Stansted

3 stops

34h 55m
STN

London Stansted

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

38h 35m
$1,061

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

13 Feb. - 13 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAN

Manchester

3 stops

33h 20m
MAN

Manchester

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

39h 15m
$1,101

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/1/22

13 Feb. - 13 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAN

Manchester

3 stops

33h 20m
MAN

Manchester

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

37h 30m
$1,144

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/1/22

Sydney to United Kingdom 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to United Kingdom from Sydney found for this year
1 Feb. - 22 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

STN

London Stansted

3 stops

34h 55m
STN

London Stansted

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

38h 35m
$1,061

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

13 Feb. - 13 Mar.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAN

Manchester

3 stops

33h 20m
MAN

Manchester

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

39h 15m
$1,101

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/1/22

26 Mar. - 26 Apr.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

MAN

Manchester

2 stops

48h 45m
MAN

Manchester

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

2 stops

39h 50m
$1,131

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

Direct flights to United Kingdom from Sydney

Save time with Sydney to United Kingdom direct flight deals
27 Apr. - 15 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

23h 20m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

22h 45m
$1,428

British Airways

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Deal found 16/1/22

19 May - 4 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

23h 20m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

22h 45m
$1,434

British Airways

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Deal found 16/1/22

12 May - 2 Jun.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

23h 20m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

Nonstop

22h 45m
$1,435

British Airways

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Deal found 15/1/22

Last-minute flights from Sydney to United Kingdom

Late deals on return flights to United Kingdom from Sydney, departing today and this week
23 Jan. - 31 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

3 stops

38h 30m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

35h 40m
$1,280

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

25 Jan. - 20 Oct.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

31h 35m
LHR

London Heathrow

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

1 stop

34h 10m
$1,298

Virgin Atlantic

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Deal found 17/1/22

23 Jan. - 31 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

LCY

London City

3 stops

43h 35m
LCY

London City

SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

3 stops

35h 35m
$1,309

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

One-way flights to United Kingdom from Sydney

The cheapest one-way flights from Sydney to United Kingdom
31 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

52h 10m
$397

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

31 Jan.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

52h 10m
$413

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 18/1/22

14 Feb.
SYD

Sydney Kingsford Smith

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

52h 10m
$415

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 15/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sydney to United Kingdom flights.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sydney to United Kingdom?

Sydney Kingsford Smith (SYD) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Sydney to United Kingdom. It is only a 7.5 km journey to Kingsford Smith (SYD) from Sydney’s city centre.

Which airlines flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to United Kingdom have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to United Kingdom have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Emirates, Etihad Airways, and Qatar Airways are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Emirates with this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Sydney to United Kingdom for under $1,100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sydney to United Kingdom for under $1,100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,061, but on average you can expect to pay $1,197.

Are there direct flights from Sydney to United Kingdom for under $1,500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Sydney to United Kingdom under $1,500. A good price for a direct flight from Sydney to United Kingdom is less than $1,506.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sydney to United Kingdom for under $1,300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sydney to United Kingdom within the next 7 days for less than $1,300.

What are the most popular routes from Sydney to United Kingdom?

The most popular flight routes from Sydney to United Kingdom are Sydney Kingsford Smith - London Heathrow, Sydney Kingsford Smith - London Gatwick and Sydney Kingsford Smith - London City.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sydney to United Kingdom?

When booking a flight from Sydney to United Kingdom, 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 Sydney to United Kingdom?

The cheapest flight price from Sydney to United Kingdom is $578. On average you can expect to pay $2,494. The most popular route, (Sydney Kingsford Smith - London Heathrow), can usually be booked for $1,256.

Can I fly to United Kingdom from Sydney Kingsford Smith right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Sydney Kingsford Smith to United Kingdom

Most visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter United Kingdom.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 2 days hours before departing to United Kingdom.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sydney Kingsford Smith are not required to quarantine after entering United Kingdom.

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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 Sydney Kingsford Smith from United Kingdom?

Returning to Sydney Kingsford Smith from United Kingdom

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United Kingdom are not required to quarantine after entering Sydney Kingsford Smith.

Top 10 airlines flying from Sydney to United Kingdom

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Sydney to United Kingdom choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
China Airlines
Cheapest$664
Average$1,329
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Malaysia Airlines
Cheapest$847
Average$1,173
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Philippine Airlines
Cheapest$850
Average$1,243
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time60%
COVID-19 safety
China Eastern
Cheapest$929
Average$1,400
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time62%
COVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$937
Average$1,695
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Air China
Cheapest$942
Average$1,331
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time67%
COVID-19 safety
Asiana Airlines
Cheapest$990
Average$1,525
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Thai Airways
Cheapest$1,005
Average$1,534
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Atlantic
Cheapest$1,064
Average$1,476
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Australia
Cheapest$1,082
Average$1,666
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time80%
COVID-19 safety

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