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About Flights to the United Kingdom

Summary info about the United Kingdom flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price


Best Round-Trip Price


Fastest flight time

29h 30m

Operated By

2 airlines
The best one-way flight price to United Kingdom from Australia in the last 72 hours is $542 (Melbourne to London Heathrow).
The best round-trip flight price to United Kingdom from Australia in the last 72 hours is $1,215 (Melbourne to London Heathrow).
The fastest flight to United Kingdom from Australia takes 29h 30m (Sydney Kingsford Smith to London Gatwick).
There are 2 airlines operating flights to United Kingdom, including China Eastern and Air China.

United Kingdom flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your United Kingdom flight to craft the best travel plan

What is the cheapest flight to United Kingdom?

The best prices found on momondo for flights to United Kingdom are:
$23 per person with Ryanair
$35 per person with Ryanair UK
$45 per person with Wizz Air UK
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What are the most popular cities to visit in United Kingdom?

For momondo users, the most popular city in United Kingdom is London, which is visited about 78% more often than any other city in United Kingdom. Other very common cities that our users travel to are Manchester and Edinburgh.

How long is the flight from Australia to United Kingdom?

Flight times vary depending on what airport in Australia you fly out of and what airport in United Kingdom you fly into. For example, flying from Sydney Kingsford Smith to London Heathrow takes 23h 55m on average. On the other hand, flying from Melbourne to London Heathrow takes 22h 50m on average. Keep in mind that it’s always quicker to opt for a non-stop flight, so be sure to check momondo to see if there are any available for your route.

Which airlines fly to United Kingdom?

You can find flights to United Kingdom from 39 airlines. If you’re unsure which to fly with, consider booking your flight with Emirates, Qatar Airways or Qantas Airways as these are the most popular among our users. Emirates is the most favoured with 37% of momondo travellers booking flights with this airline.

Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit United Kingdom? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in the country

Cheapest flights to cities in United Kingdom

Click on the cities below to find out when it's cheapest to fly to United Kingdom from Australia

Best time to fly to United Kingdom

When booking a flight to United Kingdom, keep in mind that prices vary depending on which city and airport you choose to fly to as well as which month you plan to visit.

Most popular city in United Kingdom

78% of momondo users who fly to United Kingdom tend to land in London. The average price of flights to London is $566.

Useful information for your flight to United Kingdom

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to United Kingdom

What popular landmarks are in United Kingdom?

What is the best airport to land at to visit Hyde Park?

Flying into London Heathrow Airport is typically the best way to visit Hyde Park, since it is the closest airport to the area.

What is the most popular airport in United Kingdom to fly to?

How much are flights to United Kingdom?

On average, a flight to United Kingdom will cost $1,822 per ticket. We’ve had users find flights to United Kingdom for as low as $1,215, however. If you’re unable to find a plane ticket for $1,215, but manage to find one for $1,599 or less, then this is still a great deal. Keep in mind that flight costs vary depending on where you fly from, what time of year you travel, and what airline you fly with.

What is the best day of the week to fly to United Kingdom?

Flying to United Kingdom on a Tuesday or Monday is your best option since this is when flight prices tend to be at their lowest for the week. The most expensive day of the week to fly to United Kingdom is on a Thursday.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to United Kingdom?

Prices for flights to United Kingdom were last updated today.

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How old do you have to be to fly to United Kingdom?

Although the minimum age for a child to fly alone is five, airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UMNR) service may have their own age limits, which could be impacted by factors such as flight length, timing, and stopovers. It is recommended that you verify with the airline you are booking with for travel to United Kingdom.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to United Kingdom?

The travel and health documents you'll need for your trip to United Kingdom may differ based on your itinerary and personal situation. Typically, you should have several documents on hand, such as a national ID card or driver's licence and a passport that is valid for six months after your intended arrival at United Kingdom. It is always advisable to seek advice from your airline or a trusted third party, such as IATA.

Recent flights found to popular cities in United Kingdom

Find flights to these popular cities in United Kingdom from your nearest airport.

Cheapest flight routes to United Kingdom

These routes have the cheapest flights to United Kingdom found by momondo users in Australia
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
MelbourneLondon25h 10m$1,212
SydneyLondon28h 40m$1,221
BrisbaneLondon28h 40m$1,229
PerthLondon17h 20m$1,370
HobartLondon28h 25m$1,459
MelbourneBirmingham25h 15m$1,509
AdelaideLondon25h 05m$1,513
SydneyEdinburgh27h 40m$1,585
MelbourneManchester27h 20m$1,608
SydneyBirmingham23h 45m$1,609
DarwinLondon32h 25m$1,617
PerthBirmingham36h 10m$1,621
PerthEdinburgh38h 40m$1,644
CairnsLondon22h 30m$1,670
BrisbaneGlasgow35h 15m$1,718
BrisbaneEdinburgh23h 35m$1,733

Best things to do and see in United Kingdom

How long does it take to fly to the UK?

The quickest flight from Australia to the United Kingdom departs from Melbourne Airport (MEL) and arrives in the UK at London Heathrow Airport (LHR), in England. This flight is run by Qantas Airways, is a direct flight and takes approximately 22h 50min. British Airways and Qantas Airways run other direct flights to the UK. These flights depart from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD) and arrive at London Heathrow Airport (LHR). If you are heading north in the UK, to Scotland, the shortest flight you can take is flying with Qatar Airways from Brisbane Airport to Edinburgh Airport. This flight does require one stopover in Doha before going on to the UK. If you are planning on flying to Northern Ireland, you can fly to Belfast City Airport. The quickest flight from Australia to Belfast is with Qantas Airways. This flight has one stopover in London before going on to Belfast. Your total flight time would be 26h 40min, and your departure airport in Australia is Melbourne Airport.

Can you get direct flights to the UK from Australia?

Yes, it is possible to get a direct flight from Australia to the United Kingdom. Two airlines run direct flights: British Airways and Qantas Airways. These flights depart either from Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport or Melbournes Airport. The total flight time ranges between 22h 50min and 23h 30min. There are no other airports in the United Kingdom with direct flights from Australia. Flights from Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane tend to have the most direct flights. The most direct flights come into London, Manchester, Birmingham or Edinburgh. Some of the airlines you can fly with that have flights with one stopover to the United Kingdom include Emirates, British Airways, Srilankan Airlines, ANA, Qantas Airways, Etihad Airways, Thai Airlines, Singapore Airlines, and Japan Airlines. The majority of these airlines come into London and not into the other UK cities. You may stopover in Singapore, Dubai, Toyko, Colombo, Abu Dhabi, Bangkok, or Hong Kong.

What is the best way to travel around the UK?

There are many great ways to get around the UK. Your transport options include trains, buses, taxis and car hire services. Hiring a car to get around the UK is one of the best options. There are many car hire providers located at each of the airports in the UK. If you arrive at London Heathrow Airport, you will find most car hire companies are located further away from the airport. However, there are shuttle buses that can take you to them. If you arrive at Manchester Airport, the car hire companies are located close to the main parking areas for Terminals 1 and 2. These are generally not reached by foot but by shuttle bus. Another form of transport which is used a lot in the UK is the bus. You can take the Airlink bus from bus stop A straight into the city centre if you arrive at Edinburgh Airport. Taking the train is an excellent option if you land at one of London's Airports. If you land at London Heathrow or London City Airport, there are London Underground Stations located at the airports. Other airports in the area have direct routes via the northern or Thameslink train lines so that you can get into the city centre. These airports include London Luton, London Stansted, and London Gatwick Airports.

Does an Australian citizen need a passport or visa to fly to the United Kingdom?

No, you will not need a visa if you have an Australian passport and are entering the UK. Australian citizens can stay in the UK for up to 6 months without a visa. If you stay for more than six months, then UK immigration will require a visa from you. Make sure your passport is up to date and valid until after your trip.

Useful information for finding United Kingdom flight deals

Learn about all of the flight booking features offered by momondo for free.
  • How do I get Price Alerts for flights to United Kingdom?

    Search flight deals to United Kingdom. While viewing offers, you’ll have the option to create a Price Alert.

  • How can I save money on flights to United Kingdom with momondo?

    Plan your trips smart with the “Price Forecast” feature, which uses flight data to help you pick the best days to fly for the lowest fares. Our “Price Calendar” helps you get the most for your money by showing you when it’s most advantageous to fly. Curate your own travel experiences for less with “Explore”. Expert travel hacks to fuel your next adventure are a click away with “Discover” by momondo. Set up our “Price Alerts” to track fare changes and book when prices are at their lowest point.

  • How does momondo find its flight prices?

    We aggregate our prices from over 700+ competitors from airlines to OTAs. We operate in over 30 markets worldwide to show you a wide range of travel options.

Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to United Kingdom?

momondo compares prices from hundreds of airlines and agents so you can find and book the best deal on flights to United Kingdom. Millions of users trust and use momondo every year so you are in good company.

Can I find flights to United Kingdom with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. All flights to United Kingdom on momondo can be compared and filtered by various policies on offer, including flexible booking.

How can momondo help me find flights to United Kingdom?

Once all potential United Kingdom flight options are in front of you momondo lets you sort and filter flights based on preferences such as airline, price and flight times, amongst many other options.

I’m not ready to book a flight to United Kingdom right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

If you are not ready to book a flight to United Kingdom now, use our insights above to find helpful tips or alternatively set up a price alert; this is where momondo will track prices on flights to United Kingdom and let you know when they change.

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