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The adventure begins

Flights to Australia

Sit back and relax, tomorrow you'll be in Australia

Flights to Australia take less than a day from the UK. There are even direct flights from Heathrow to Perth. When you travel with TravelEssence, you are guaranteed expert knowledge that will get you to Australia efficiently and comfortably.

Before you know it, you'll be strolling past the Opera House in Sydney, exploring a rainforest near Brisbane, or hitting the open road outside of Melbourne. But first, the adventure begins as soon as you step onto the plane.

Sit back and relax, this time tomorrow you could be in Australia
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How do I get to Australia?

There are many different airlines, routes and flights that will take you from the UK to Australia. No matter where you are based and where you would like to go, we can help with the best options, seats, connections, and travel time for all flights. In fact, we have been flying to Australia for over 15 years! In that time, we've learned a thing or two.

We can ensure you have a comfortable flight
Enjoy a great meal on the way

Begin your journey with the world’s leading airlines.

Offering the most exceptional service, the cleanest aircrafts, and state of the art in-flight entertainment systems, you will fly to Australia with the world's leading airlines. Whether it's Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines or Emirates, we can ensure the best and most affordable route on your flights. We often have special fares as well!

When you have a connection flight, travel time is usually 20-24 hours. If you prefer to fly direct, there are non-stop flights from London Heathrow to Perth with Qantas. This flight takes approximately 17 hours. We can also help book domestic flights within Australia as well. A flight from Perth to Sydney, for example, takes about four hours.

Experience fine dining in Cathay Pacific First Class
It's the little things that make a difference when flying
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In-flight entertainment is a must!

Each class has its own class.

How would you like to fly?

Each class comes with its own perks and privileges pertaining to luggage allowance, lounge admittance, boarding times, onboard meals, and entertainment services. Take a look at the information for each class below to learn more. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us.


Stopovers are a great way to break up your flights to Australia and visit a new place. Check-in for just a few hours at a hotel, or spend a couple of days in a new location. It's up to you! Depending on the route you want to fly, stopovers are possible in a variety of cities.

Major airports in Australia

Sydney (SYD)

The Sydney Airport is one of Australia’s most important points of infrastructure in New South Wales, connecting to more than 90 destinations around the world. It is conveniently located only eight kilometres from the Sydney City Centre and less than ten kilometres from major attractions, such as Bondi and Maroubra Beach.

Melbourne (MEL)

Melbourne is the second busiest airport in Australia, and the main international airport in the Melbourne area in the state of Victoria. It is about 20 kilometres from the city centre and close to beautiful parklands and more.

Brisbane (BNE)

Brisbane Airport is the primary international airport in the South Eastern area of Queensland, and flying to more than 20 international destinations. Connections to Sydney and Melbourne are common from Brisbane as well. Brisbane is a trendy city with great shopping. There are plenty of spots to get outside in nature around the city, too.

Sydney Opera House | Australia holiday
Is Sydney calling?
Street art Melbourne | Australia holiday
The hip streets of Melbourne are a sight to see

Perth (PER)

The Perth airport is an international airport in the state of Western Australia. It is the fourth busiest airport in Australia and about ten kilometres from the city centre. Perth is a sunny location with mild temperatures. Nearby, you can find an array of farmland and vineyards and places to spot quokkas, koalas and penguins.

Cairns (CNS)

Cairns Airport is one of Australia’s leading airports in Tropical North Queensland. This airport connects the world to the Great Barrier Reef and tropical rainforests. It is just seven kilometres from the Cairns City Centre.

Adelaide (ADL)

Adelaide Airport is one of the largest international airports in Australia, and the gateway to South Australia. It is just six kilometres from Adelaide, a hip and colourful city oozing with laid-back vibes. Nearby, a trip to the beach in Glenelg or Adelaide Hills is worth a visit.

Explore the Great Barrier Reef
Sailing in Perth | Australia holiday
Sail the waters near Perth

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