Flights from London to Brisbane

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London to Brisbane

  • £546 was the cheapest return price from London to Brisbane last month
  • The average flight time from London to Brisbane is 20h 10min
  • London to Brisbane is 10,271 miles
  • The most popular airline flying from London to Brisbane last month was Qantas

Flights from London to Brisbane

This information is correct as of September 2015

Airlines that fly from London to Brisbane

British Airways, Singapore Airlines, Qantas, Emirates, Cathay and Ethiad all operate flights from London to Brisbane, Australia. All flights from London to Brisbane fly from London Heathrow Airport and have one connection on the way. British Airways and Singapore Airlines stop in Singapore, Qantas and Emirates stop in Dubai, Cathay stop in Hong Kong and Etihad stop in Abu Dhabi.

Terminal Information

London Heathrow

Singapore Airline flights for Brisbane depart from Terminal 2, Qantas and Cathay flights to Brisbane leave from Terminal 3, Etihad flights to Brisbane leave from Terminal 4 and British Airways flights to Brisbane leave from Terminal 5. Passengers on long haul flights are advised to arrive at the airport three hours before their scheduled flight departure time with check in available at the airport’s check in desks or online, in advance.

All of Heathrow’s terminals offer a great shopping experience and dining options with the likes of Starbucks, Jamie’s Italian, Pret a Manger, Strada and Rhubarb available.

There are also premium lounges, available for a fee, in each of the terminals, all offering complimentary food and drink, free Wi-Fi and a quiet place to relax before your flight.

Up to 4 hours of free Wi-Fi is available throughout Heathrow Airport.

Brisbane Airport

Brisbane Airport is approximately 14 kilometres north east of Brisbane city centre. The airport is split into two terminals, one for domestic flights and the other for international flights.

In the arrivals hall, passengers will find free Wi-Fi, a currency exchange, showers and mobile charging stations. Car hire desks are located on level 2 of the international arrivals hall, as is a Con-X-ion Airport Transfer information desk. There’s also a taxi rank located at the northern end of level 2. Public transport options from the airport include bus and the AirTrain.

It takes 24 minutes to reach Brisbane city centre on the AirTrain, around 15 minutes by taxi and a little longer by bus. If you’re taking a taxi, be aware that an extra airport fee of €3.50 and the cost of toll booths may be added to your fare.

Practical Information

British citizens travelling to Australia need to have a visa. You can get an electronic eVisitor visa from the Department of Immigration & Border Protection or an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) visa from a travel agent or airline. The eVisitor visa is free but the ETA visa will cost you $20.00. You should allow plenty of time to apply for your visa as occasionally extra questions and requirements can slow the process.

When you arrive in Brisbane you may be asked to provide evidence that you have the funds to support yourself throughout your trip and details of your onward or return journey.

What to Expect in Brisbane

Brisbane enjoys a subtropical climate. This means hot, humid summers and winters with warm temperatures. December to February marks Brisbane’s summer when temperatures reach 35°c and there are often thunderstorms. June to August is Brisbane’s winter. However temperatures rarely drop into single figures and you’re still likely to enjoy highs of around 20°c.

The cost of public transport, basic groceries and eating out in Brisbane is much cheaper than in London. You can expect to pay $4.80 for a one way journey on the bus or the train, $4.20 for a cappuccino and $80.00 for a mid-range meal for two.

Brisbane is nine hours ahead of the UK.

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