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Fly via Singapore, the fastest route to Sydney


Singapore Airlines has been connecting the United Kingdom with Australia via Singapore for more than 45 years. Today, we operate more weekly flights to Australia than any other international airline. We also offer the fastest route to Sydney. Connect in Singapore onto 31-weekly non-stop flights to Sydney. Moreover, our partnership with Virgin Australia offers seamless connectivity to more than 45 destinations within Australia including six regional airports in New South Wales. Getting there has never been quicker, easier or more enjoyable.

Begin your journey to Sydney from London Heathrow or Manchester. 

London Heathrow fares from £685*
Manchester fares from £740*

Getting to Sydney


Opt to fly on one of our iconic A380 superjumbos and choose between Economy, Premium Economy, Business or Suites. Or experience our new A350 product on our five times weekly direct flight from Manchester. Whichever route you choose our world renowned cabin crew will be on hand to take care of you every step of the way. 

Start your Australian holiday from the moment you board – sit back and relax with Australian wines carefully selected by Michael Hill-Smith, Australia's first Master of Wine alongside food inspired by Australian Celebrity Chef Matt Moran.

Top things to do in Sydney and New South Wales


Sydney is Australia’s largest and most famous city, home to beautiful beaches, a sparkling harbour and, of course, the icons of the Sydney Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge. However, with world-class wineries, stunning mountains, a vast outback and a spectacular length of coastline, the state of New South Wales offers so much more for you to experience. Sydney is just the start.


Premium Economy to Sydney

Premium Economy to Sydney

Start your Sydney adventure in style by upgrading to our class leading Premium Economy. Skip the airport queues with priority check-in, priority boarding and priority bag tags.


Seated in an exclusive cabin let the miles pass by as you stretch out in a 20% wider seat, with extra leg room and 33% more recline. Free flowing champagne is also on tap to complement our selection of gourmet Book the Cook meals that you can pre-ordered up to 24 hours before you fly. 


Changi Airport Experience


Not only is flying via Singapore one of the fastest routes to Sydney you’ll also be transiting through the ‘World’s Best Airport’; Singapore's world renowned Changi Airport. Sample some of the airports quirkiest attractions; including a butterfly garden, swimming pool, sunflower garden, cinema and over 250 retail outlets. You’ll also be entitled to a S$20 Changi Dollar Voucher to spend in the airport.


Singapore Stopover


Make the journey part of the adventure by taking in the sights and sounds of multicultural Singapore. Opt for our discounted Singapore Stopover Holiday programme and you can pick from a range of stylish hotels with return airport transfers, enjoy admission to over 30 of Singapore’s favourite tourist attractions and unlimited rides on the Singapore Airlines Hop-on bus. Prices start from £28 pp. per night.


Whilst you are in Singapore ensure that you keep hold of your boarding pass. Exclusive discounts on car rentals, restaurants, boutiques, shopping malls and other tourist attractions are all yours with our Boarding Pass Privileges programme. 


Fly within Australia with Virgin Australia

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Take advantage of our partnership with Virgin Australia and seamlessly connect onto more than 40 destinations within Australia including six regional airports in New South Wales: Albury, Ballina, Coffs Harbour, Newcastle, Port Macquarie, Tamworth, 
Your luggage will be through checked the whole way through from the UK to Australia and you’ll enjoy a seamless transit in Australia. Moreover, you’ll earn KrisFlyer frequent flyer miles on your Virgin Australia flights. Travel in Suites, First or Business Class and take advantage of priority check-in and Virgin Australia lounges where available.

Fly to Albury:

Connect via Sydney to Albury with our partner Virgin Australia. Located close to the state’s southern border with Victoria Albury straddles the Murray River.  There are plenty of things to see and do in and around Albury. Beautiful parklands hug the riverbanks and provide a picturesque Country New South Wales setting for family picnics, swimming, canoeing and cycling river trails. Visitors can even try their luck at catching an elusive Murray cod.

Fly to Ballina Airport - the Byron Bay Gateway:


Connect via Sydney with our partner Virgin Australia to Ballina the gateway for Byron Bay. Located on the north-eastern tip of the state, 22 miles from Byron Bay, Ballina is a bustling holiday town and home of the Big Prawn, one of Australia's iconic big things. At the mouth of the beautiful Richmond River, Ballina is also blessed with gorgeous beaches and great surf, and you’ll be delighted with the locally caught seafood.


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Fly to Coffs Harbour:

Connect via Sydney to Coffs Harbour with our partner Virgin Australia. Located along the Mid North Coast of New South Wales the Coffs Harbour region is great for relaxing on gorgeous beaches, surfing, walking in World Heritage rainforest, diving and sailing in a marine park, and kayaking on rivers. 
At the heart of this region is Coffs Harbour, a coastal city on the southern edge of the Solitary Islands Marine Park, a haven for whales, turtles and grey nurse sharks. You'll find plenty of things to do and see in the city, which is home to the Big Banana, one of Australia's iconic big things.

Fly to Newcastle:


101 miles north of Sydney, Newcastle is a vibrant coastal city with a rich maritime history and a world-famous surfing destination, Merewether Beach. You’ll discover cool bars, quality restaurants, and a lively arts and music scene in New South Wales' second-biggest city. 


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Fly to Port Macquarie:

Connect via Sydney to Port Macquarie with our partner Virgin Australia. Port Macquarie a paradise of natural attractions and outdoor adventures located 240 miles north of Sydney. With outdoor adventures, gorgeous beaches, delicious fresh produce, and beautiful rainforest walks, the Port Macquarie region is teeming with attractions. One of the most popular is the Koala Hospital, which conducts daily tours at 3pm. Billabong Koala and Wildlife Park is also popular.

Fly to Tamworth:

Connect via Sydney to Tamworth with our partner Virgin Australia. The Tamworth region sits within the heart of North West of New South Wales, encompassing Nundle, Manilla, Gunnedah, Barraba, Quirindi and the city hub of Tamworth. It’s an area renowned for its country hospitality and natural beauty. The two national parks in the area, Warrabah National Park and Mount Kaputar National Park, are perfect for bushwalking, and spectacular views can be seen from Hanging Rock Lookout.

Virgin Australia Visit Australia AirPass

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The Visit Australia AirPass enables you to add up to ten domestic flights within Australia on Virgin Australia at discounted rates. The Virgin Australia AirPass cannot be booked online. To find our more contact your local travel agent or ring the Singapore Airlines Reservation Centre on 0844 800 2380 or 020 8961 6993. 



*Terms and conditions: the above fares are per person and include the price of the air ticket in Economy, Premium Economy or Business, as well as associated taxes and surcharges, correct as of 05 April 2019. Travel periods may vary. All fares are subject to seat availability and currency fluctuations. Departures on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday incur a £30 surcharge. Other terms and conditions apply. Note that timings advertised are subject to change.

Images courtesy of Tourism Australia and Changi Airport.