London to Sydney flight time

What is the flight time from London to Sydney

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, United Kingdom and Sydney, Australia?

Flight duration from London to Sydney

Depart
LHR
Arrive
SYD

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

A direct flight from LHR to 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

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.

London to Sydney flight time via Coffs Harbour | LHR to SYD via CFS

London to Coffs Harbour
20 hours 28 minutes
Coffs Harbour to Sydney
1 hours 08 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
21 hours 36 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

London to Sydney flight time via Narrandera | LHR to SYD via NRA

London to Narrandera
20 hours 27 minutes
Narrandera to Sydney
1 hours 08 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
21 hours 35 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from London to Sydney can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to Sydney and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.

Flights from London to Sydney | Airports, Distances & Flight Duration

London to Sydney flight time 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 , London Gatwick Airport , London Luton Airport , London Stansted Airport , London City Airport
  • Sydney is served by 1 airports Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport
  • The currency in Sydney, Australia is the Australian Dollars

Airlines flying between London and Sydney

Most popular airlines that fly the route between London and Sydney

Etihad Airways
Etihad Airways
Air India
Air India
China Airlines
China Airlines
Emirates
Emirates
Garuda Indonesia
Garuda Indonesia
SWISS
SWISS
Xiamen Airlines
Xiamen Airlines
Malaysia Airlines
Malaysia 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

Day and time in London, United Kingdom: Sat, 22 Sep, 2018,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)
16:39
Day and time in Sydney, Australia: Sun, 23 Sep, 2018,
Sydney Timezone: AEST (+10:00)
01:39

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

Average prices of flights to Sydney throughout the year.

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