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Direct Flights to Sydney, Australia
Sydney offers the discerning traveller an eclectic mix of chic style with laid-back Aussie charisma.
With beautiful parks, iconic attractions, superb shopping, fine dining, a booming business district and plenty of stunning beaches nearby, it's no wonder that Sydney consistently features in the world's top must-see destinations.
As one of Australia's most popular cities, there is a great choice of flights into Sydney from the UK and from major cities across the world.
Due to the long distance involved, there are no direct flights from the UK, however there are plenty of airlines which operate into this beautiful city with just a quick transit or plane change on route.
Cheap flights to Sydney, Australia
Undoubtedly Sydney is one of the most beautiful cities in the world with the most stunning of skylines and iconic structures like the infamous Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge – fascinating to look at and nerve jangling to climb, although definitely worth it if you can! If you just don’t do heights there are air tours as well as plenty of harbour cruises from which you can marvel at these impressive attractions.
Sydney is well suited to all ages and all sorts of travellers from backpackers to luxury holiday makers. Kings Cross, Woolloomooloo and Potts Point are favourites for their trendy nightlife and clubbing scene. Head across the harbour to Bondi Beach to watch the surfers and catch some rays on this famous beach.
For those in search of a little luxury, anywhere in Circular Quay, Darling Harbour or The Rocks will be right up your alley. These affluent areas are the historical makings of this picturesque city and is where you’ll find all the chic restaurants and trendy bars including the glorious Opera Bar that sits below the Opera House ideal for an evening waterside drink whilst watching the sky change colour behind the Harbour Bridge.
Nature lovers will love Sydney's Botanical Gardens situated in the CBD. Full of tropical birds, exotic Australian plantlife and a colony of bats which can be seen hanging in the trees by day and heard in the evenings as they prepare to fly off. The large gardens offer a beautiful and very peaceful place to walk, sit and just ‘be’.
Sydney is a shoppers delight, the city centre is packed with shopping centres as well as boutiques and high street stores. A favourite haunt with the locals is the contemporary Oxford Street, where you’ll also find the slightly quirkier and alternative shops.
Another must-see is the Sydney markets for those that love to find trinkets and random gems there are a bunch of them located around the city, the best ones being Paddington and Bondi Beach. We also recommend you explore Sydney's surrounds including the breath-taking Blue Mountains to see the Three Sisters at Katoomba and the stunning Wentworth Falls.
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The prices of flights to Sydney will increase during the holidays and in particular during the UK winter months as Sydney's Seasons are the opposite to ours. The cheapest flights to Sydney, Australia can usually be found in 'low season' which occurs between mid April through to mid to late June.
For great offers on cheap flights to Sydney, Australia, we advise you to book in advance or look out for the many 'seat sales' which are special offers that the airlines release at various times over the year. We recommend you try our flight search box to find the most competitive fares on low cost flights as well as best value lastminute flights if you need to travel at short notice.
Sydney summer falls between November and March where temperatures hit the mid 30’s and minimal rain. So much so that areas surrounding the city can be prone to bushfires, so that would be something to watch out for. During the colder months April to October temperatures can regularly sit in the high teens to 20˚C although the evenings and nights can get cold.
Details of Sydney's Stereosonic line-up leaked - Wednesday, July 20, 2011 Carl Cox and Ferry Corsten are among the big names set to play at the festival.
Hairspray The Musical opens in Sydney - Tuesday, July 19, 2011 The acclaimed musical is due to run at the Lyric Theatre until December 31st.
Glossy Black Cockatoo chick hatches at Sydney's Taronga Zoo - Thursday, July 21, 2011 The chick is the first of its kind to be born at the zoo for seven years.
Australia and South Africa to face off in Sydney - Monday, July 18, 2011 The Wallabies and Springboks will meet in the first Tri-Nations Test on Saturday.
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