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Cheap flights to California from £160

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BOS — LAX
21 May — 28 May1
1 adult
Tue 21/5
Tue 28/5

Flights to California in 2024

Find the latest flights to California in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 844,321 searches and data was last updated on 16 May 2024.

Popular in

July

Cheapest in

November

Average price

£501

Return from

£332

One-way from

£159
High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 3% potential price drop
Average for return flights in May 2024
From London to Los Angeles
One-way flight from London to California

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Cheap flights to California in May & June 2024

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The below flights offer some of the lowest fares to California in May and June 2024. If these prices don't match your budget, be sure to check back soon for more deals.
Cheap flights to Los Angeles, California
Sun 16/620:30LHR - LAX
1 stop25h 40mScandinavian Airlines
Mon 18/1117:20LAX - LHR
1 stop16h 20mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 16/5£377
Mon 3/606:40LHR - LAX
1 stop15h 30mScandinavian Airlines
Mon 10/616:15LAX - LHR
1 stop15h 45mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 16/5£379
Mon 3/621:05LHR - LAX
2 stops25h 05mScandinavian Airlines
Tue 24/916:15LAX - LHR
1 stop15h 45mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 16/5£383
Sat 8/606:40LHR - LAX
1 stop15h 30mScandinavian Airlines
Tue 18/616:15LAX - LHR
1 stop17h 25mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 16/5£383
Mon 3/621:05LHR - LAX
2 stops25h 05mScandinavian Airlines
Mon 10/616:15LAX - LHR
1 stop17h 25mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 16/5£385
Sat 8/606:40LHR - LAX
1 stop15h 30mScandinavian Airlines
Mon 10/616:15LAX - LHR
1 stop15h 45mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 16/5£387
Sun 16/618:40LHR - LAX
1 stop27h 30mScandinavian Airlines
Tue 8/1016:15LAX - LHR
2 stops18h 15mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 16/5£390
Sat 8/606:40LHR - LAX
1 stop15h 30mScandinavian Airlines
Mon 10/616:15LAX - LHR
2 stops21h 20mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 16/5£392
Tue 18/606:40LHR - LAX
1 stop15h 30mScandinavian Airlines
Thu 3/1016:15LAX - LHR
2 stops21h 05mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 16/5£393
Cheap flights to San Francisco, California
Tue 28/506:40LHR - SFO
1 stop17h 10mScandinavian Airlines
Tue 4/617:40SFO - LHR
1 stop16h 00mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 16/5£399
Tue 28/506:40LHR - SFO
1 stop17h 10mScandinavian Airlines
Mon 3/617:40SFO - LHR
1 stop14h 20mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 16/5£406
Tue 28/520:30LHR - SFO
1 stop27h 20mScandinavian Airlines
Mon 3/617:40SFO - LHR
2 stops19h 55mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 16/5£409
Thu 13/618:45LHR - SFO
1 stop27h 50mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Wed 9/416:20SFO - LHR
1 stop17h 25mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 16/5£417
Sun 9/611:45LHR - SFO
Nonstop11h 00mDelta
Sun 8/922:10SFO - LHR
Nonstop10h 20mDelta
Deal found 16/5£422
Thu 23/506:40LHR - SFO
1 stop17h 10mScandinavian Airlines
Mon 27/517:40SFO - LHR
1 stop14h 20mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 16/5£423
Sun 26/510:10LHR - SFO
Nonstop11h 05mBritish Airways
Wed 26/216:30SFO - LHR
Nonstop10h 25mBritish Airways
Deal found 16/5£425
Sun 9/614:45LHR - SFO
1 stop15h 31mFinnair
Sun 8/910:18SFO - LHR
1 stop13h 42mFinnair
Deal found 16/5£428
Tue 28/521:05LHR - SFO
2 stops26h 45mScandinavian Airlines
Tue 4/617:40SFO - LHR
1 stop16h 00mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 16/5£431
Cheap flights to San Diego, California
Tue 4/607:45LHR - SAN
2 stops20h 10mMultiple Airlines
Tue 11/611:01SAN - LHR
1 stop16h 24mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 14/5£492
Tue 4/609:15LHR - SAN
1 stop19h 13mAmerican Airlines
Tue 11/611:39SAN - LHR
1 stop13h 26mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 14/5£500
Tue 21/509:15LHR - SAN
1 stop17h 41mAmerican Airlines
Tue 28/511:35SAN - LHR
1 stop14h 45mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 14/5£502
Tue 4/612:15LHR - SAN
Nonstop11h 10mAmerican Airlines
Tue 11/611:39SAN - LHR
1 stop13h 26mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 14/5£506
Thu 13/615:30LHR - SAN
Nonstop11h 10mBritish Airways
Thu 20/616:35SAN - LHR
1 stop13h 50mBritish Airways
Deal found 14/5£507
Thu 16/514:05LHR - SAN
1 stop16h 53mMultiple Airlines
Sun 19/517:18SAN - LHR
1 stop12h 52mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 15/5£509
Tue 21/512:15LHR - SAN
1 stop16h 13mAmerican Airlines
Tue 28/520:00SAN - LHR
Nonstop10h 30mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 14/5£510
Tue 11/607:45LHR - SAN
2 stops20h 10mMultiple Airlines
Tue 18/608:00SAN - LHR
1 stop14h 30mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 14/5£516
Tue 28/514:05LHR - SAN
1 stop16h 53mMultiple Airlines
Tue 4/606:40SAN - LHR
2 stops15h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 14/5£520

California 2024 flight deals

Explore flight deals for California in 2024, offering the best prices and options to suit your preferences. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 844,321 searches and data were last updated on 16 May 2024.
The lowest fares on flights travelling to California in May and June 2024. If these deals don't appeal to you, be sure to come back soon for more options.
Fri 13/917:25LGW - LAX
2 stops33h 05mMultiple Airlines
Mon 16/916:30LAX - LGW
Nonstop10h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 15/5£331
Thu 24/1013:20LHR - LAX
Nonstop11h 20mMultiple Airlines
Mon 11/1122:10LAX - LHR
Nonstop10h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/5£332
Fri 13/917:25LGW - LAX
2 stops33h 05mMultiple Airlines
Fri 20/916:30LAX - LGW
Nonstop10h 25mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 15/5£345
Sun 29/910:45LGW - LAX
Nonstop11h 25mNorse Atlantic UK
Wed 23/1016:30LAX - LGW
Nonstop10h 25mNorse Atlantic UK
Deal found 16/5£346
Sun 29/910:45LGW - LAX
Nonstop11h 25mNorse Atlantic UK
Wed 23/1016:30LAX - LGW
Nonstop10h 25mNorse Atlantic UK
Deal found 16/5£348
Sun 29/910:45LGW - LAX
Nonstop11h 25mNorse Atlantic UK
Wed 23/1016:30LAX - LGW
Nonstop10h 25mNorse Atlantic UK
Deal found 15/5£351
Wed 11/910:45LGW - LAX
Nonstop11h 25mNorse Atlantic UK
Fri 11/1016:30LAX - LGW
Nonstop10h 25mNorse Atlantic UK
Deal found 15/5£363
Sun 8/910:45LGW - LAX
Nonstop11h 25mNorse Atlantic UK
Mon 16/916:30LAX - LGW
Nonstop10h 25mNorse Atlantic UK
Deal found 15/5£365
Thu 24/1010:45LHR - LAX
Nonstop11h 20mAir France
Mon 11/1117:10LAX - LHR
Nonstop10h 15mAir France
Deal found 16/5£367

Flights to California departing soon

Discover available last-minute flight options to California, providing immediate availability and potentially lower prices. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 844,321 searches and data was last updated on 16 May 2024.
Users travelling to California last-minute should check out these flights departing soon. Prices refresh often so be sure to come back soon for more deals.
Wed 22/520:30LHR - LAX
1 stop25h 10mScandinavian Airlines
Fri 7/616:15LAX - LHR
1 stop13h 20mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 16/5£444
Thu 23/506:40LHR - SFO
1 stop17h 10mScandinavian Airlines
Mon 27/517:40SFO - LHR
1 stop14h 20mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 16/5£423
Tue 21/509:15LHR - SAN
1 stop17h 41mAmerican Airlines
Tue 28/511:35SAN - LHR
1 stop14h 45mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 14/5£502

One-way flights to California

Explore one-way flight options to California for greater flexibility in your travel plans. Find up-to-date pricing and availability for one-way flights. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 844,321 searches and data was last updated on 16 May 2024.
Choose from one of these one-way flights departing to California. Book a round-trip flight to California instead by using the search form above.
Thu 30/520:50LGW - LAX
1 stop27h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/5£160
Mon 3/620:50LGW - SFO
2 stops28h 08mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/5£216
Tue 8/1012:00LGW - SAN
1 stop15h 40mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/5£183

Direct flights to California

Thu 24/1013:20LHR - LAX
Nonstop11h 20mMultiple Airlines
Mon 11/1122:10LAX - LHR
Nonstop10h 15mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 16/5£332
Sun 29/910:45LGW - LAX
Nonstop11h 25mNorse Atlantic UK
Wed 23/1016:30LAX - LGW
Nonstop10h 25mNorse Atlantic UK
Deal found 16/5£346
Sun 29/910:45LGW - LAX
Nonstop11h 25mNorse Atlantic UK
Wed 23/1016:30LAX - LGW
Nonstop10h 25mNorse Atlantic UK
Deal found 16/5£348
Thu 24/1010:45LHR - LAX
Nonstop11h 20mAir France
Mon 11/1117:10LAX - LHR
Nonstop10h 15mAir France
Deal found 16/5£367
Sun 15/912:00LGW - LAS
Nonstop10h 40mNorse Atlantic UK
Tue 24/916:45LAS - LGW
Nonstop9h 50mNorse Atlantic UK
Deal found 16/5£378
Sun 15/912:00LGW - LAS
Nonstop10h 40mNorse Atlantic UK
Sun 22/916:45LAS - LGW
Nonstop9h 50mNorse Atlantic UK
Deal found 16/5£379
Thu 24/1013:20LHR - LAX
Nonstop11h 20mAir France
Sun 10/1122:10LAX - LHR
Nonstop10h 15mAir France
Deal found 16/5£382
Mon 2/910:45LHR - LAX
Nonstop11h 20mVirgin Atlantic
Mon 30/922:55LAX - LHR
Nonstop10h 20mVirgin Atlantic
Deal found 16/5£383
Fri 6/910:45LGW - LAX
Nonstop11h 25mNorse Atlantic UK
Fri 20/916:30LAX - LGW
Nonstop10h 25mNorse Atlantic UK
Deal found 16/5£383

Find flights to California within your budget

Locate flights to California that fit your budget, with regularly updated fares and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 844,321 searches and data was last updated on 16 May 2024.

Fly from

Any airport

Budget

£332 - £402

Route

Depart

Return

Price

London HeathrowLos Angeles

LHR - LAX

LHRLAX

London Heathrow

Thu 24/10

Nonstop11h 20m

Los Angeles

Mon 11/11

Nonstop10h 15m

£332

London GatwickLos Angeles

LGW - LAX

LGWLAX

London Gatwick

Sun 29/9

Nonstop11h 25m

Los Angeles

Wed 23/10

Nonstop10h 25m

£346

London HeathrowLos Angeles

LHR - LAX

LHRLAX

London Heathrow

Thu 24/10

Nonstop11h 20m

Los Angeles

Mon 11/11

Nonstop10h 15m

£367

London GatwickLos Angeles

LGW - LAX

LGWLAX

London Gatwick

Wed 11/9

1 stop17h 15m

Los Angeles

Tue 24/9

1 stop14h 10m

£375

London HeathrowLos Angeles

LHR - LAX

LHRLAX

London Heathrow

Sun 16/6

1 stop25h 40m

Los Angeles

Mon 18/11

1 stop16h 20m

£377

London HeathrowLos Angeles

LHR - LAX

LHRLAX

London Heathrow

Wed 16/10

Nonstop11h 25m

Los Angeles

Thu 31/10

1 stop13h 30m

£380

London HeathrowSan Francisco

LHR - SFO

LHRSFO

London Heathrow

Wed 2/10

1 stop27h 50m

San Francisco

Tue 8/10

1 stop17h 55m

£381

London HeathrowSan Francisco

LHR - SFO

LHRSFO

London Heathrow

Sun 1/9

Nonstop11h 00m

San Francisco

Sun 22/9

Nonstop10h 19m

£395

London HeathrowSan Francisco

LHR - SFO

LHRSFO

London Heathrow

Sun 1/9

Nonstop11h 00m

San Francisco

Sun 22/9

Nonstop10h 19m

£402

Flights are sorted by cheapest first

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Average price of flights to California by month

Plan your trip to California by taking into account the cheapest months to travel. The average price of a one-way flight to California is currently £186 while a return flight costs £373. Price data was last updated on 12 May 2024.

Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight to California (average of £546). Flying to California in July will prove the most costly (average of £790). There are multiple factors that influence the price of a flight so comparing airlines, departure airports and times can help keep costs down.

January

£443

February

£439

March

£450

April

£466

May

£545

June

£575

July

£623

August

£557

September

£482

October

£470

November

£431

December

£443

Peak Season:

California is blessed with pleasant weather most of the year, meaning the peak season is year-round. Flights to California can be expensive because of this, so make sure to book in advance to get the best savings on your flight tickets. If you’re a movie fan, you should book your flights to California around February, more specifically to Los Angeles, as it is home to the Academy Awards. You’ll find cheap flights to California are extremely difficult to find around this time of year, as well and in June and August.

Off Season:

The cheapest flights to California are best found around January. Parts of California class this as the rainy season so expect the best discounts on your flight tickets here. That said, cheap flights to California aren’t overly common, so plan in advance and book early to get the best savings.

Temperature and rainfall in California by month

Plan your trip to California by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

LAX

Temperature

14 - 23 °C

If weather is an important factor for your trip to California, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 23.0 C. Travellers hoping to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 14.0 C).

When is the best time to book a flight to California?

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a return flight to California. Price data was last updated on 10 May 2024.

To find the cheapest flights to California, it’s recommended to book your flight tickets as early as 6 months in advance. If you’re not flexible enough to plan that far ahead, aim for a minimum of 7 weeks before booking your flights to California. Take into consideration events like the Academy Awards when looking into flights to California as this will increase the price a lot. If you’re flying into Los Angeles try to sit on the right hand side of the plane to get spectacular views of the Hollywood sign, the L.A River and the San Gabriel mountains. Being flexible is the best way to secure a cheap flight to California.

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Reviews of airlines servicing California

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to California. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to California. Reviews last updated 16 May 2024.
Peruse reviews from past customers who have flown Norse Atlantic UK, Scandinavian Airlines and Finnair to California to help guide your decision. You can also see how each airline stacks up in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.0
Very Good
10,673 reviews

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.0

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

It was weird that we had to check after security and go to a corral which had no bathroom or other services about an hour before boarding. Had to check out of the corral to leave and check back in.

8.0
Very Good
10,673 reviews
8.0
Very Good
10,673 reviews

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.0

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

It was weird that we had to check after security and go to a corral which had no bathroom or other services about an hour before boarding. Had to check out of the corral to leave and check back in.

7.9
Good
1,568 reviews
8.0
Very Good
10,673 reviews

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.0

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

It was weird that we had to check after security and go to a corral which had no bathroom or other services about an hour before boarding. Had to check out of the corral to leave and check back in.

7.8
Good
1,994 reviews
8.0
Very Good
10,673 reviews

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.0

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

It was weird that we had to check after security and go to a corral which had no bathroom or other services about an hour before boarding. Had to check out of the corral to leave and check back in.

7.8
Good
1,376 reviews
8.0
Very Good
10,673 reviews

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.0

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

It was weird that we had to check after security and go to a corral which had no bathroom or other services about an hour before boarding. Had to check out of the corral to leave and check back in.

7.7
Good
735 reviews
8.0
Very Good
10,673 reviews

Crew

8.6

Boarding

8.2

Overall

8.0

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

It was weird that we had to check after security and go to a corral which had no bathroom or other services about an hour before boarding. Had to check out of the corral to leave and check back in.

  • How long is the flight to California?

    Flights from London (All airports) to Los Angeles – 11 hours 20 minutes Flights from Manchester to San Francisco – 13 hours 20 minutes Flights from Birmingham to Los Angeles – 13 hours 00 minutes Flights from Glasgow to San Francisco – 12 hours 10 minutes

  • Which airlines operate flights to California?

    Depending where you want to go, your flights to California will probably be operated by British Airways, Air Canada, KLM or Iberia. The cost of flights to California are relatively similar regardless of who you fly with, so it’s better to compare each airline and see what benefits they offer. British Airways for example offer complimentary snacks and drinks for the duration of the flight.

  • How to get from the airport to the city centre?

    Los Angeles International: Downtown LA is located around 30km from LAX airport. The easiest and cheapest option is to get a free shuttle bus from the airport. Outside of arrivals you should take either shuttle G or C. C takes you to the Metro bus centre and from there you can either continue on your way to downtown LA or if you’re staying in Hollywood or Santa Monica, you can find means of transport from here. You can also jump in a taxi if you want convenient and fast travel from the airport, however the price won’t be cheap and it is expected that you tip your driver. This is a good option if there are a few of you to split the fare. San Francisco International: The easiest and most convenient way to travel from the airport to the city is from the BART station. It’s located in the International Terminal, and you can take a free AirTrain from all terminals to the BART station. You will need to buy a ticket from the BAET station before you travel, or you can book in advance and exchange your voucher for the correct ticket, which is kind of like a debit card which you keep for your time in San Francisco. Another option is to get a taxi from outside of the airport, although this can be costly if you’re travelling alone. You can also take a shuttle or shared van from the airport, simply tell the driver where you want to go and he’ll add you to his route and tell you the price.

  • What is good to know if travelling to California?

    Los Angeles is littered with art work, some better than others, so save yourself some time and check out these 5 mind-blowing murals! L.A also offers fantastic food on-the-move, so what better way to enjoy your lunch than from one of the tastiest food trucks in Los Angeles! If your flights to California take you to San Francisco, you simply must go surfing. Here is a list of the best surf spots San Francisco has to offer! Sacramento might not be the most popular destination in California compared to place like Los Angeles, but it does boast a fabulous selection of wine, in fact, here are the best wineries in Sacramento.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to California if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to California on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to California?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, Norse Atlantic UK is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to California.

  • What is the cheapest airport to fly to in California?

    Burbank Bob Hope Airport is currently the cheapest airport to fly to in California. One-way flights to Burbank Bob Hope Airport typically cost £14, while return flights cost around £13.

  • How much is a return flight to California?

    A return flight to California will typically cost around £100, however they can be found for as little as £16.

  • Where does the fastest flight to California depart from?

    For those looking to save time traveling to California, London offers the quickest one-way flight (10 hours 35 minutes).

  • Which airport is closest to Venice Beach?

    f being close to Venice Beach is important to you, you’ll want to land at Los Angeles Airport.

  • Does Los Angeles Airport have car hire?

    Yes. Those touching down at Los Angeles Airport can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Los Angeles Airport?

    Yes. Los Angeles Airport has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. 2br Furn Home - Safe/Quiet/Clean So Bay Nr Bch/Lax is the closest property to Los Angeles Airport (0.0 mi away from Los Angeles Airport).

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