The flight time from Sydney, New South Wales to London, United Kingdom is:

21 hours, 37 minutes

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Flying time from Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom

The total flight duration from Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom is 21 hours, 37 minutes.

This assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/h or 434 knots. It also adds an extra 30 minutes for take-off and landing. Your exact time may vary depending on wind speeds.

If you're planning a trip, remember to add more time for the plane to taxi between the gate and the airport runway. This measurement is only for the actual flying time. You should also factor in airport wait times and possible equipment or weather delays. If you're trying to figure out what time you'll arrive at the destination, you may want to see if there's a time difference between Sydney, Australia and London, United Kingdom.

The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line distance from Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom ("as the crow flies"), which is about 10,557 miles or 16 989 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Sydney, Australia.
It ends in London, United Kingdom.

Your flight direction from Sydney, Australia to London, United Kingdom is Northwest (-41 degrees from North).

The flight time calculator measures the average flight duration between points. It uses the great circle formula to compute the travel mileage.

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Sydney, New South Wales

City: Sydney
State: New South Wales
Country: Australia
Category: cities

London, United Kingdom

City: London
Region: London, City of
Country: United Kingdom
Category: cities

Flight time calculator

Travelmath provides an online flight time calculator for all types of travel routes. You can enter airports, cities, states, countries, or zip codes to find the flying time between any two points. The database uses the great circle distance and the average airspeed of a commercial airliner to figure out how long a typical flight would take. Find your travel time to estimate the length of a flight between airports, or ask how long it takes to fly from one city to another.

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