London to Australia flight duration

What is the flight duration from London to Australia?

Unfortunately there are no direct flights flying between London and Australia so the flight duration below is a calculation based on a commercial airliner flying directly from London to Australia

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The flight time from London to Australia is 18 hours 29 minutes.

A direct flight from London (LHR) to Australia (SYD) has a duration of 18 hours 29 minutes.

A distance of 9,429 miles / 15,174 km.

Related: Return journey Australia to London flight duration

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from London to Australia is 18 hours 29 minutes
  • Distance from London to Australia is 9,429 miles / 15,174 km
  • London is served by 5 airports London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Luton Airport (LTN), London Stansted Airport (STN), London City Airport (LCY)
  • Australia is served by 1 airports Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD)
  • The currency in Australia, Australia is the Australian Dollars

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, United Kingdom and Australia, Australia? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 18 hours 29 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


London to Australia flight time via Perth | LHR to ASP via PER

carrier logo London to Perth
16 hours 45 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
17 hours 10 minutes
carrier logo Alice Springs to Australia
2 hours 40 minutes
Total journey time
36 hours 35 minutes

Airlines flying between London and Australia

Most popular airlines that fly the route between London and Australia

British Airways
British Airways
Vueling Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Wizz Air UK
Wizz Air UK

London & Australia local time and timezones

Australia, Australia time is 9 hours ahead of London, United Kingdom

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
13:01 Fri, 6 Dec, 2019,
London Timezone: GMT (+00:00)

Date and time in Australia, Australia:
22:31 Fri, 6 Dec, 2019,
Darwin Timezone: ACST (+09:30)

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The cheapest months to travel from London to Australia

The average prices of flights throughout the year. Data compiled from major airlines flying this route.

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