London to Sydney flight duration

What is the flight duration from London to Sydney?

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

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The flight time from London to Sydney is 20 hours 42 minutes.

A direct flight from London (LHR) to Sydney (SYD) has a duration of 20 hours 42 minutes.

A distance of 10,562 miles / 16,998 km.

Related: Return journey Sydney to London flight duration


Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from London to Sydney is 20 hours 42 minutes
  • Distance from London to Sydney is 10,562 miles / 16,998 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)
  • Sydney is served by 1 airports Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD)
  • The currency in Sydney, Australia is the Australian Dollars

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, United Kingdom and Sydney, 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 20 hours 42 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.

INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

London to Sydney flight time via Hamad International | LHR to SYD via DOH
London to Hamad International
6 hours 40 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
8 hours 20 minutes
Hamad International to Sydney
14 hours 15 minutes
Total journey time
29 hours 15 minutes
London to Sydney flight time via Dubai | LHR to SYD via DXB
London to Dubai
7 hours 00 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 30 minutes
Dubai to Sydney
13 hours 50 minutes
Total journey time
22 hours 20 minutes
London to Sydney flight time via Singapore Changi | LHR to SYD via SIN
London to Singapore Changi
13 hours 05 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 40 minutes
Singapore Changi to Sydney
7 hours 40 minutes
Total journey time
22 hours 25 minutes

Airlines flying between London and Sydney

Most popular airlines that fly the route between London and Sydney

British Airways
British Airways
Malaysia Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Pegasus Airlines
Philippine Airlines
Philippine Airlines

Popular routes from London

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London & Sydney local time and timezones

Sydney, Australia time is 15 hours behind London, United Kingdom

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
20:53 Thu, 18 Jul, 2019,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

Date and time in Sydney, Australia:
05:53 Fri, 19 Jul, 2019,
Sydney Timezone: AEST (+10:00)

Jet Lag effects from flying between London and Sydney

Advice on ways to combat jet lag gained from flying between London and Sydney

London to Sydney jet lag effects


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The cheapest months to travel from London to Sydney

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