Best time to go: what is the RIGHT price for a round-trip flight to Iceland (Reykjavík) (from: Sydney)

The average price to go to Iceland (Reykjavík) from Sydney airport is $ 1617 (round trip). However, there are variations depending on the departure month. Thus, it is possible to pay for your plane ticket on average between $ 1295 (in march) and $ 2117 (in december), which is a saving of $ 323 or a surplus of $ 500 (compared to the average price) depending on the period you leave.

The analysis of all prices reveals that the most frequent price is between $1285 to $1338 and it is generally more economical to leave on a monday and return on a tuesday on a flight with 1 or more layovers.

Be careful, the cheapest months may correspond to unfavorable weather periods . Check out our page best time to go to Iceland (Reykjavík) before booking your flight.

If you want to know when to book your flight at the best price, go straight to the second part of this page: When to buy your Sydney-Iceland (Reykjavík) plane ticket.

How are these data calculated?

We have studied a sample of 31510 airfare prices from previous years for flights to Iceland (Reykjavík) from Sydney and can thus establish precise and credible price variation trends based on different parameters. Of course, prices can vary from year to year, but the seasonal aspect of this data (recurrence of school holidays, events... from year to year) makes these statistics quite reliable.

Average price depending on the departure month

Data analysis:

By leaving in march, the price of the plane ticket will statistically be the cheapest ($ 1295, saving $ 323 compared to the average price over the year which is $ 1617). Conversely, december will be the most expensive ($ 2117).

Flight Sydney-Iceland (Reykjavík): when is the best time to go for the best price?

Month Good price* Average price Our opinion
January$ 1615 $ 1950 high price
February$ 1193 $ 1408 good price
March$ 1101 $ 1295 very good price
April$ 1335 $ 1616 fair price
May$ 1149 $ 1373 good price
June$ 1287 $ 1540 fair price
July$ 1621 $ 1916 high price
August$ 1402 $ 1691 fair price
September$ 1356 $ 1632 fair price
October$ 1221 $ 1492 good price
November$ 1160 $ 1363 good price
December$ 1743 $ 2117 very high price

*great price to buy your plane ticket: if you see this price or cheaper during your flight search, go for it and buy it!

Price breakdown to travel from Sydney to Iceland (Reykjavík)

Data analysis:

The prices for flights from Sydney to Iceland (Reykjavík) range from $910 to $2248. 2% of tickets were purchased at the minimum price (from $910 to $964), 1% at the maximum price (from $2195 to $2248). The majority of plane tickets were purchased in the range of $1338 to $1392 (7% of tickets).

Cheapest airlines for the Sydney->Iceland flight

There are 21 companies that serve Sydney from Iceland (Reykjavík) airport: Qatar Airways, Scoot, British Airways, Asiana Airlines, Airasia X, Finnair, Jetstar, China Eastern, Qantas, Air China, Virgin Atlantic, Vietnam Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways, Etihad Airways, Lufthansa, China Airlines, China Southern, Malaysia Airlines and KLM.

Data analysis:

Of the 31510 flights analyzed in previous years, Qatar Airways was the airline that offered the best fare most often in the flight ticket search results (19% of the time) on the Sydney->Iceland route.

Which day of the week to leave?

Data analysis:

Statistically, Sydney-Iceland (Reykjavík) flights departing on a monday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a monday as your departure date, you can save an average of $55. On the other hand, departing on a friday may cost you an additional $116.

Which day of the week to come back?

Data analysis:

Statistically, return flights from Iceland (Reykjavík) to Sydney departing on a tuesday are cheaper than on other days of the week. By choosing a tuesday for your return date, you will save an average of $68. Conversely, departing from Iceland (Reykjavík) on a friday may cost you an additional $73.


Top prices Sydney-Iceland (Reykjavík)

Round tripDatesPrice
Sydney → Reykjavík13-08 to 20-08-2024$ 1052 
Sydney → Reykjavík16-10 to 27-10-2024$ 1117 
Sydney → Reykjavík22-10 to 27-10-2024$ 1102 
Sydney → Reykjavík02-11 to 10-11-2024$ 1034 
Sydney → Reykjavík04-11 to 17-11-2024$ 1061 
Sydney → Reykjavík21-11 to 26-11-2024$ 1100 
Sydney → Reykjavík22-11 to 26-11-2024$ 1119 
Sydney → Reykjavík01-02 to 28-02-2025$ 1173 
Sydney → Reykjavík08-04 to 29-04-2025$ 1077 
Sydney → Reykjavík03-05 to 10-05-2025$ 1031 


When to book your flight Sydney - Iceland (Reykjavík) to get the cheapest price?

Statistically, you will make the biggest savings by buying your plane ticket between 8 to 9 months in advance. However, you may end up paying a high price if you book between 0 to 1 month in advance.

Did you know: the price of plane tickets not only varies depending on how far in advance you book, but also on the day of the week you book! So, to maximize your chances of getting the best price for a Sydney-Iceland flight, it is recommended to book your ticket on a friday.

How far in advance should I buy my flight?

Data analysis:

To get the cheapest flight ticket from Sydney to Iceland (Reykjavík), it is recommended to buy it 8 to 9 months before departure (it is then on average 1494 $, which is a saving of 123 $ compared to the overall average price). On the other hand, if you buy your ticket 0 to 1 month in advance, you will pay the full price (207 $ more than the average price).

Depending on the departure month

The best time to buy your Sydney to Iceland (Reykjavík) flight ticket may vary depending on your departure month. Therefore, we offer you statistics on when to book your flight month by month.

Departure on... How far in advance should I book?
January

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 1738 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1940), 3 to 4 months ($ 1929), 4 to 5 months ($ 1904), 5 to 6 months ($ 1885), 7 to 8 months ($ 1789), 8 to 9 months ($ 1895), 9 to 10 months ($ 1756), 10 to 11 months ($ 1819), 11 to 12 months ($ 1860)

February

Best time: 6 to 7 months before departure (average price: 1330 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1405), 2 to 3 months ($ 1390), 3 to 4 months ($ 1334), 8 to 9 months ($ 1349), 9 to 10 months ($ 1407)

March

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 1228 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1241), 3 to 4 months ($ 1285), 4 to 5 months ($ 1250), 5 to 6 months ($ 1282), 6 to 7 months ($ 1290), 7 to 8 months ($ 1260)

April

Best time: 3 to 4 months before departure (average price: 1484 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1604), 4 to 5 months ($ 1507), 5 to 6 months ($ 1497), 6 to 7 months ($ 1499), 7 to 8 months ($ 1545)

May

Best time: 2 to 3 months before departure (average price: 1250 $)

Other interesting period(s): 1 to 2 months ($ 1332), 3 to 4 months ($ 1303), 4 to 5 months ($ 1357), 5 to 6 months ($ 1282), 6 to 7 months ($ 1315)

June

Best time: 7 to 8 months before departure (average price: 1391 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1406), 3 to 4 months ($ 1512), 4 to 5 months ($ 1490), 6 to 7 months ($ 1414)

July

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 1720 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 1761), 4 to 5 months ($ 1914), 5 to 6 months ($ 1896), 6 to 7 months ($ 1842), 7 to 8 months ($ 1737), 9 to 10 months ($ 1846), 10 to 11 months ($ 1916)

August

Best time: 8 to 9 months before departure (average price: 1433 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1610), 5 to 6 months ($ 1513), 7 to 8 months ($ 1517), 9 to 10 months ($ 1499), 10 to 11 months ($ 1651)

September

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 1372 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1630), 3 to 4 months ($ 1468), 4 to 5 months ($ 1560), 5 to 6 months ($ 1432), 6 to 7 months ($ 1542), 8 to 9 months ($ 1376), 10 to 11 months ($ 1466)

October

Best time: 10 to 11 months before departure (average price: 1310 $)

Other interesting period(s): 3 to 4 months ($ 1440), 4 to 5 months ($ 1474), 5 to 6 months ($ 1456), 7 to 8 months ($ 1378), 8 to 9 months ($ 1421), 9 to 10 months ($ 1315)

November

Best time: 7 to 8 months before departure (average price: 1183 $)

Other interesting period(s): 2 to 3 months ($ 1362), 3 to 4 months ($ 1316), 4 to 5 months ($ 1262), 5 to 6 months ($ 1244), 6 to 7 months ($ 1223), 8 to 9 months ($ 1246), 9 to 10 months ($ 1283), 10 to 11 months ($ 1356)

December

Best time: 9 to 10 months before departure (average price: 1808 $)

Other interesting period(s): 4 to 5 months ($ 2059), 5 to 6 months ($ 1944), 6 to 7 months ($ 1891), 7 to 8 months ($ 1964), 8 to 9 months ($ 1825), 10 to 11 months ($ 1959), 11 to 12 months ($ 2110)

What day of the week should I book my flight ticket?

Data analysis:

Statistically, friday is the day when plane tickets for Sydney->Iceland are the cheapest. So, by buying your plane ticket on a friday, you will save $11. Conversely, by buying it on a wednesday, you may end up paying $13 more.



Sydney to Iceland (Reykjavík): flight price when booking today

Information: this data is not statistics but comes from real prices collected less than 7 days ago. Some months may not be available as we do not have enough data for them.

Month Current price
June 2024$ 1441
$1402 to $1481
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July 2024$ 1566
$1186 to $3039
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August 2024$ 1333
$1052 to $1887
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September 2024$ 1375
$1173 to $2210
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October 2024$ 1252
$1102 to $1371
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November 2024$ 1322
$1025 to $2927
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December 2024$ 1661
$1428 to $2209
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January 2025$ 1732
$1550 to $1883
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February 2025$ 1659
$1173 to $4062
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March 2025$ 1288
$1192 to $1360
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April 2025$ 1127
$1003 to $1420
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May 2025$ 1812
$1031 to $4058
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Data analysis:

Compared to the average price, june, july, august, september, october, november, december, january and april are cheaper to travel to Iceland (Reykjavík). So it may be interesting to book now to leave during these months!



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