So you want to fly from London to Perth? Then you’ve come to the right place. There are around 1,500 weekly flights from London to Perth Airport (PER), which means you can find cheap prices on tickets if you spend a little time honing your search.
Qantas operate direct flights from London to Perth, setting off from London Heathrow Airport (LHR). That means you can get from one side of the world to the other in an incredible 16 hours and 45 minutes, if you choose a flight with no layovers.
But, if you are prepared to stop off somewhere en route, you might find it’ll save you some money. An indirect flight to Perth can often work out cheaper, whether you travel via somewhere like Hong Kong, Singapore or Dubai. On average, Malaysia Airlines have the cheapest flights, but check your search results, as this isn’t always the case.
As for when to go, March is often the most expensive time to fly from London to Perth, so you’ll need to get creative if you’re looking for cheap flights at this time of year. The couple of months beforehand – December to February – are the hottest months in Perth, so they can get pretty busy.
July is often the cheapest month to fly from London to Perth because it’s winter here and rainfall is at its highest, but you can still expect a warm climate. For the best of both worlds, consider the shoulder seasons – springtime from September to November is a great time to go.
FAQs about flights from London to Perth
Which airlines fly from London to Perth?
Qantas operate direct London to Perth flights from Heathrow. You can also fly from here indirectly with Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Qatar Airways, Emirates and British Airways, among others. The latter three also fly indirect from London Gatwick, and both Emirates and Qantas also fly from Stansted.
Which airlines have the cheapest flights to Perth?
The cheapest airlines on this route tend to be British Airways, Cathay Pacific and Malaysia Airlines.
Can I fly direct from London to Perth?
Yes – Qantas operate direct London to Perth flights from Heathrow Airport.
Which London airport offers the cheapest direct flight to Perth?
London Heathrow offers the cheapest direct flight to Perth.
How long is the flight from London to Perth?
The shortest flight time from London to Perth is around 16 hours and 45 minutes.
How do I get into Perth from Perth Airport?
There are four terminals at Perth Airport. Most international flights arrive into Terminal 1, but Qantas flights arrive into Terminal 4. If you’re taking the bus into the city, you’ll want bus route 380 from T1, or bus route 40 from T4. Both get you to Elizabeth Quay Bus Station in the city centre. There are car hire counters in all terminals, too. And if you want to take a taxi, Black & White Cabs and Swan Taxis are the two main companies and there are taxi ranks outside all terminals. As a rough guide, it’s about $43 into the city.
What are the top things to do in Perth?
There’s plenty to keep you busy in the capital of Western Australia. From sandy beaches like Cottesloe and Leighton, to the vast gardens at Kings Park and Botanic Garden on Mount Eliza, Perth has its fair share of beauty spots. There are wineries, vineyards and national parks to keep you busy, too, along with must-visits for animal-lovers like Perth Zoo and Penguin Island.
Do I need a visa to travel to Perth?
Yes. If you’re a British citizen you can get an eVisitor visa direct from the Department of Immigration & Border Protection to travel to Australia, or get an Electronic Travel Authority (ETA) via your travel agent or airline. Always check before you travel and have the necessary documentation in place.