Flight deals to London

Find the best offers, sales and deals on flights to London from airports across Australia.

Gateway to the UK and Europe, London is a popular destination for Australians and an absolute must-visit, with enough sights, food, entertainment and shopping to keep any visitor occupied for weeks. It’s no secret though that the English capital is one of the world’s most expensive cities, and it’s a good idea to plan your itinerary ahead whether you’re staying or transiting through.

One of the great attractions about London for Aussie travellers is its proximity to the rest of Europe. Hop on a train and within a couple of hours you can reach other popular parts of England and Scotland – and even Paris, Amsterdam and beyond via the Eurostar. Budget airlines also offer cheap and cheerful flights to mainland Europe.

Store Discount Expiration Description Last verified Redeem
British Airways sale: Asia and Europe flights from $688 return

Deal expires 5 Jul 2017

Valid on select dates. Destinations include Singapore, Barcelona, Amsterdam, Rome, London, Zurich, Paris, Berlin and more. Sample fare is Sydney-Singapore.

Last verified 29 Jun 2017

London flights from $1,399 return

Deal expires 5 Jul 2017

Valid for travel until September 2017 from Sydney. T&C's apply.

Last verified 27 Jun 2017

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International flights from $450

Deal expires 31 Aug 2017

Valid on select dates. Destinations include Los Angeles, Athens, Bangkok, London, Buenos Aires, Rarotonga, Shanghai, Tokyo, Las Vegas, New York and Singapore. Sample price is to Singapore.

Last verified 26 Jun 2017

Round-the-world tickets from $1,399 for three stops

Deal expires 30 Jun 2017

Valid for flights 8 August 2017 - 21 September 2017 with Virgin Australia and Virgin Atlantic. Includes stops in Hong Kong, London and Los Angeles. Sample fare is for Melbourne or Brisbane departures.

Last verified 26 Jun 2017

Europe and UK flights from $1,165 return

Deal expires 30 Jun 2017

Valid for travel between 27 September 2017 - 31 March 2018. Destinations include London, Barcelona, Dublin, Athens and more. T&C's apply.

Last verified 23 Jun 2017

London flights from $799 return

Deal expires 5 Jul 2017

Valid for departures 1 October 2017 - 22 November 2017. Departures available from Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Gold Coast.

Last verified 20 Jun 2017

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London flights from $1,121 return

Deal expires 30 Aug 2017

Valid for travel between 29 October - 8 November 2017 from Sydney. T&C's apply.

Last verified 13 Jun 2017

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Europe flights from $1,125 return

Deal expires 31 Aug 2017

Valid on select dates. Destinations include Dublin from $1,212, Athens from $1,374 and London from $1,125. T&C's apply.

Last verified 13 Jun 2017

Europe flights from $899 return

Deal expires 30 Jul 2017

Valid on select flights 2 October 2017 - 30 November 2017, with sample fare available from Melbourne-London with Royal Brunei. Departures also available to Rome with Perth-Rome for $1,028 return; Adelaide-Rome for $1,035 return. from 4 October 2017 - 25 November 2017, from

Last verified 7 Jun 2017

Up to $200 off Europe and Asia flights with China Eastern

Deal expires 30 Jun 2017

Valid on select flights 1 July 2017 - 31 January 2018. Save up to $200 off to London, Paris and Rome and $100 of to Japan, Korea and China.

Last verified 5 Jun 2017

London flight times:

  • From Sydney: 22 hr 05 mins+
  • From Melbourne: 22 hr 30 mins+
  • From Perth:19 hr 30 mins+
  • From Brisbane: 22 hr 45 mins+

Airlines that fly to London:

  • Cathay Pacific
  • China Southern
  • Etihad
  • Qatar
  • Singapore Airlines

London insider flight tips:

Standard flights to London operate with one stopover but you can often secure cheaper fares by changing twice or more. This can save money without adding too much to your travel time, but be sure to check that layover times are long enough to get to your connecting flight, especially if you need to change terminal or even local airport. Be aware of any differing luggage restrictions when flying with multiple airlines too.

Given the size of Europe it’s very common for travellers to book return flights that fly into London and take the return flight home from a different European city – most online flight booking agents have a “multi-city” option allowing this, with Paris and Amsterdam offering the most flights. Be aware that the alternative option of booking a one-way flight to one airport and a separate one-way flight from another airport to Australia is almost always a very expensive option.

London is vast, with four international airports and various major train stations, so if you are travelling onwards be sure to use an online journey planner and work out how to get to the departure train station or airport before booking to ensure you have enough time.

How to get from the airport:

Most flights from Australia to London will land at London Heathrow (LHR), said to be the third busiest airport in the world. Heathrow is around 25km from the city and a taxi ride will take up to an hour or more and can cost around £50 depending on the time of day. The fastest option for reaching the city is the Heathrow Express which gets passengers to London Paddington in 15 minutes – it’s not cheap although savings can be made by booking in advance online. The Underground is more budget-friendly and has the advantage of connecting you to its huge network, including Kings Cross and Euston stations for trains to the rest of the UK. Those travelling further afield should take a look at National Express, which offers coach travel to London itself and other UK cities for bargain prices.

Some flights may get you into London Gatwick (LGW) which also has National Express coach services to London (Victoria) taking up to two hours, and alternatively there’s a budget coach transfer company called easyBus. Gatwick is better connected by train than Heathrow with services to Victoria and other parts of London, including Luton Airport.

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