Sydney is a city with a very busy social calendar. At virtually any time of year there’s a festival or major event under way, from the world-famous New Year’s Eve firework displays through to sporting events in the summer and December’s Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race. Travel See – a short guide to Australia
Year round sunshine and a great atmosphere are two great reasons to book flights to Sydney and get into the fun and festivities this Australian city offers
In between, there’s all sorts happening including the Sydney Festival in January, hosting art, open-air concerts and theatre performances; the Mardi Gras, the world’s largest gay festival, in February/March; the Royal Easter Show in March/April, showcasing traditional farming and products; and Sydney Film Festival in June. Later in the year, there’s the three day Manly Jazz Festival in October, Sydney International Food Festival in October, and the 10-day Sculpture By The Sea exhibition in November along the Bondi to Bronte coastal walk.
Pick just about any month and you’ll find something big happening in Sydney.
UK to Sydney flights
Sydney Airport (Kingsford Smith) is Australia’s main international gateway, situated on the northern shoreline of Botany Bay.
Flights from the UK to Sydney are operated by many international airlines including Etihad, British Airways and Virgin Atlantic – mainly from London Heathrow. A limited number of flights to Australia are aslo available from regional UK airports such as Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle and Glasgow.
Direct flights from London to Sydney take approximately 23 hours less than a day away!