Need a sea change? Then a Sydney holiday is what you need. Book cheap flights to Sydney from Brisbane today and soak in all that this beautiful city has to offer. Read more about flying to Sydney below.
Book a Brisbane to Sydney flight and escape to an exciting metropolis of endless experiences. Brimming with some of the finest fresh produce and world-class chefs in Australia, you’ll have no trouble indulging your taste buds in Sydney. Jet boat across the blue waters of the harbour, and catch a ferry over to Taronga Zoo to get up close and personal with the cuddliest and most exotic creatures Sydney has to offer. Or simply relax in the seaside pools at Cronulla, or slip away to the secluded coves of Coogee Beach. Your personalised adventure awaits with the cheapest flights from Brisbane to Sydney, courtesy of Flight Centre.
How long does it take to fly from Brisbane to Sydney?
Brisbane to Sydney –1 hour 35 minutes
Which airlines fly frequently from Brisbane to Sydney?
Jetstar – Airbus A320
Tigerair – Airbus A320
Virgin Australia – Boeing 737
Qantas – Boeing 737 confirm
Departing from Brisbane
Brisbane Airport (BNE) is located roughly 14km northeast of the city centre. There are several options for transport to the airport, including the Airtrain which takes 24 minutes from Central Station to the Domestic Terminal, and costs $19 one-way. For domestic departures, all airline check-in desks are located on Level 1 of the Domestic Terminal. Qantas flights will depart from Gates 1-25, Jetstar and Tiger Airways in the centre of the terminal from Gates 26-32, and Virgin Australia at the southern end of the terminal from Gates 38-50. For travel within Australia you’ll need to arrive one hour before the departure of your flight. Read more about Brisbane Airport (BNE) including which shops and restaurants you’ll find there.
Where will my flight land?
Sydney Airport (SYD) is also known as Mascot Airport or Kingsford Smith Airport, and is located 8km from the city centre. It is the busiest airport in Australia and consists of three terminals, with Terminal 1 the hub for international flights and Terminals 2 and 3 servicing domestic flights. The taxi service from the airport is efficient and well-organised, the AirportLink train is a fast and inexpensive way to get from the airport to the city, and there are also several other transport options such as airport shuttles.
What is the weather like in Sydney?
The weather in Sydney comprises a sunny climate with mild winters and warm summers, perfect for making the most of the great outdoors. The best time to visit Sydney will depend largely on your personal preference and your ideal getaway plans. You can enjoy the stunning coastal headlands from summer right through winter, and the mild weather and drop in humidity also makes for perfect whale-watching conditions, in autumn and winter.
Summer in Sydney is best spent outdoors. During summer the average temperatures range from 18-25 degrees Celsius, and the average humidity peaks at 65%. It’s a great time to take a dip at one of Sydney’s magnificent beaches or harbourside pools, with water temperatures rising to a comfortable average of 23 degrees.
Appropriate clothing: Comfortable light attire
Don’t forget: A shady hat, sunscreen, and sunglasses
During autumn the humidity drops and average temperature falls between 14-22 degrees Celsius. The crisp autumn air makes for the perfect weather to take a morning stroll along the coast, which is especially inspiring during the annual humpback whale migration.
Appropriate clothing: A light jacket
Don’t forget: A warm scarf for chilly evenings, and a camera for potential whale sightings
Average temperatures drop to between 8-17 degrees Celsius during Sydney winter. The city’s rainfall is also at its highest in these months with an average downpour of 132mm, so make sure to rug up and stay dry.
Appropriate clothing: Long pants, warm jacket
Don’t forget: Raincoat and umbrella
The days are warmer during spring, but the humidity is usually still quite low. With average temperatures fluctuating between 11-23 degrees Celsius, it would be a good idea to pack for two climates. October also marks the beginning of daylight saving, so make sure to turn your watches forward by an hour.
Appropriate clothing: Light jacket, short-sleeve shirt
Don’t forget: You’re on Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)!
Find out more in our Sydney travel guide.