Cheap flights from Gatwick to California

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How far in advance should I book a flight from London Gatwick Airport to California?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 40% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from London Gatwick Airport to California 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as £411, or £489 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London Gatwick Airport to California?

Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to California from London Gatwick Airport. Users have commonly found prices around £392 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £271. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London Gatwick Airport to California (LGW - CA)?

Regardless of the time of day you decide to fly, the ticket price will remain around the same. Book flights from London Gatwick Airport to California as you normally would.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to California in December, January 2021

The best prices found for LGW to California flights in December, January
18 Jan - 25 Jan
LGW

London Gatwick

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

19h 24m
SFO

San Francisco

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

16h 55m
£316

JetBlue

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Deal found 12/6/21

24 Jan - 31 Jan
LGW

London Gatwick

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

20h 59m
LAX

Los Angeles

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

13h 21m
£318

JetBlue

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Deal found 12/4/21

19 Jan - 24 Jan
LGW

London Gatwick

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

20h 59m
LAX

Los Angeles

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

17h 15m
£326

JetBlue

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Deal found 12/6/21

Gatwick to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Gatwick found for this year
12 Dec - 12 Mar
LGW

London Gatwick

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

36h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

33h 10m
£465

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

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Deal found 12/4/21

15 Dec - 13 Jan
LGW

London Gatwick

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

25h 10m
LAX

Los Angeles

LGW

London Gatwick

2 stops

16h 35m
£492

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/6/21

30 Dec - 18 May
LGW

London Gatwick

LAX

Los Angeles

1 stop

39h 15m
LAX

Los Angeles

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

14h 30m
£495

American Airlines

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Deal found 12/7/21

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to California

Late deals on return flights to California from Gatwick, departing today and this week
12 Dec - 12 Mar
LGW

London Gatwick

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

36h 15m
SFO

San Francisco

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

33h 10m
£465

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

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Deal found 12/4/21

15 Dec - 13 Jan
LGW

London Gatwick

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

25h 10m
LAX

Los Angeles

LGW

London Gatwick

2 stops

16h 35m
£492

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/6/21

12 Dec - 15 Jan
LGW

London Gatwick

LAX

Los Angeles

2 stops

23h 35m
LAX

Los Angeles

LGW

London Gatwick

2 stops

20h 45m
£543

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/5/21

One-way flights to California from Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to California
16 May
LGW

London Gatwick

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

28h 10m
£179

Vueling

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Deal found 12/5/21

23 Feb
LGW

London Gatwick

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

20h 20m
£189

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/6/21

16 Mar
LGW

London Gatwick

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

20h 20m
£192

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 12/4/21

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Gatwick to California flights.

Which airlines flying from London Gatwick to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from London Gatwick to California that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Norwegian Air UK, Norwegian, and British Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from London Gatwick Airport to California for under £300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to California for under £300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just £298, but on average you can expect to pay £340.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Gatwick Airport to California for under £500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London Gatwick Airport to California within the next 7 days for less than £500.

What are the most popular routes from London Gatwick Airport to California?

Most travellers choose London Gatwick - Los Angeles, London Gatwick - San Francisco or London Gatwick - San Diego when deciding on the best route from London Gatwick Airport to California.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from London Gatwick Airport to California?

The most popular airlines flying from London Gatwick Airport to California are American Airlines, Finnair and British Airways. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from London Gatwick Airport to California?

The cheapest flight price from London Gatwick Airport to California is £156. On average you can expect to pay £655. The most popular route, (London Gatwick - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for £326.

Can I fly to California from London Gatwick right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from London Gatwick to California

Most visitors from London Gatwick need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter California.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to California.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London Gatwick are not required to quarantine after entering California.

Can I fly back to London Gatwick from California?

Returning to London Gatwick from California

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours before departing to London Gatwick.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from California are not required to quarantine after entering London Gatwick.

Destination points for flights from Gatwick to California

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Top 10 airlines flying from Gatwick to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Gatwick to California choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest£206
Average£535
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
Cheapest£254
Average£509
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Iberia
Cheapest£261
Average£417
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Virgin Atlantic
Cheapest£264
Average£421
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time72%
COVID-19 safety
Austrian Airlines
Cheapest£267
Average£452
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Norwegian
Cheapest£267
Average£425
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest£268
Average£368
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Norwegian Air UK
Cheapest£270
Average£471
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Finnair
Cheapest£272
Average£567
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
Cheapest£283
Average£434
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety