Sydney to London flight duration

What is the flight duration from Sydney to London?

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

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Depart
SYD
Arrive
LHR

Average direct flight time is 20 hours 42 minutes.

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

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

Related: Return journey London to Sydney flight duration


Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Sydney to London is 20 hours 42 minutes
  • Distance from Sydney to London is 10,562 miles / 16,998 km
  • Sydney is served by 1 airports Sydney Kingsford Smith Airport (SYD)
  • London is served by 5 airports London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Luton Airport (LTN), London Stansted Airport (STN), London City Airport (LCY)
  • The currency in London, United Kingdom is the British Pound

Airlines

China Airlines
China Airlines
China Southern
China Southern
Philippine Airlines
Philippine Airlines

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 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

Sydney to London flight time via Hamad International | to via DOH
Sydney to Hamad International
15 hours 35 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 10 minutes
Hamad International to London
7 hours 15 minutes
Total journey time
25 hours
Sydney to London flight time via Hong Kong International | to via HKG
Sydney to Hong Kong International
9 hours 40 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
6 hours 15 minutes
Hong Kong International to London
12 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
28 hours 30 minutes
Sydney to London flight time via Vancouver International | to via YVR
Sydney to Vancouver International
14 hours 20 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
11 hours 05 minutes
Vancouver International to London
9 hours 15 minutes
Total journey time
34 hours 40 minutes

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 Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


Sydney & London local time and timezones

London, United Kingdom time is 9 hours behind Sydney, Australia

Date and time in Sydney, Australia:
15:04 Mon, 6 Jul, 2020,
Sydney Timezone: AEST (+10:00)

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
06:04 Mon, 6 Jul, 2020,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)


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