London Airports (LON: LHR, LGW)
Flights from Australia to London may disembark at the following airports:
Airport Accommodation: There are a number of hotels located in close proximity to London's airports. Book your London Airport accommodation
Getting to London
There are many airlines that offer flights to London from Australia that involve a stopover in a third destination. Flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane or Perth via Dubai or Abu Dhabi take between 22 or 25 hours depending on the stopover. Flights from Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne via Singapore, Bangkok, Hong Kong or Guangzhou take around 25 or 26 hours.
Airlines that fly to London
As one of the largest cities in the world, London is an international travel hub served by a large number of airlines. Flights from Australia to London generally take between 20 and 23 hours, and usually involve a stopover in Asia or the Middle East. The following airlines fly from Australia to London:
- Air New Zealand
- British Airways
- Cathay Pacific
- Emirates Airlines
- Etihad Airways
- Japan Airlines
- Korean Air
- Malaysia Airlines
- Qantas Airlines
- Singapore Airlines
- Thai Airways
- Virgin Australia
Steeped in more than 1,000 years of history, London proudly offers many iconic attractions to delight eager visitors. Practise your royal wave at Buckingham Palace, relish the gruesome history at the Tower of London, set your watch to Big Ben and enjoy the view from the London Eye. Consider admiring the Houses of Parliament, Downing Street, Trafalgar Square, St Paul's Cathedral and Covent Garden or enjoy a London tour to see it all.
Art enthusiasts will appreciate the incredible collection at the National Gallery, the Tate Modern and the Portrait Gallery. The British Museum contains cultural artefacts from around the world, while Westminster Abbey is the burial place for the who's who of British royalty and figures of note.
Leicester Square is the heart of the theatre district, with dozens of theatres offering big name stars performing in classic and contemporary plays, musicals and opera. For an authentic Elizabethan experience, enjoy Shakespeare performed at the reconstructed Globe Theatre in Southwark. Soho is the centre of the entertainment district and offers many bars, clubs and trendy London accommodation. Oxford Street allows shopaholics to grab a bargain, while the famed Harrods is located in Knightsbridge.
London boasts beautiful parks including the iconic Hyde Park, Regent's Park, Holland Park and Hampstead Heath, which offers tremendous views across the city. To celebrate Britain's maritime history, take the Tube to Greenwich and explore the National Maritime Museum, before wandering around the Docklands.