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Gatwick (LGW) to California

All the information you need to plan the best LGW to LAX flight in 2022: compare Gatwick to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
How far in advance should I book a flight from London Gatwick Airport to California?

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 60 days in advance to save up to 27% 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 60 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 £642, or £724 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to California from London Gatwick Airport. Users have commonly found prices around £558 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £349. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

Cheap flights from Gatwick to California in August, September 2022

The best prices found for LGW to California flights in August, September
6 Sep - 13 Sep
£406pp
LGW
London Gatwick
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
14 Sep - 18 Sep
£424pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
7 Sep - 11 Sep
£426pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
British Airways
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

London Gatwick to California 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Gatwick found for this year
9 Nov - 26 Nov
£375pp
LGW
London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
30 Nov - 27 Feb
£389pp
LGW
London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
11 Nov - 28 Nov
£403pp
LGW
London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Cheap American Airlines flights from Gatwick to California

7 Dec - 21 Dec
£404pp
LGW
London Gatwick
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
6 Sep - 13 Sep
£406pp
LGW
London Gatwick
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
31 Oct - 7 Nov
£412pp
LGW
London Gatwick
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Cheap Iberia flights from Gatwick to California

25 Oct - 2 Nov
£419pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Iberia
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Iberia
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
28 Oct - 7 Nov
£429pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Iberia
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Iberia
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
18 Oct - 25 Oct
£434pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Iberia
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Iberia
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick

Last-minute flights from Gatwick to California

Late deals on return flights to California from Gatwick, departing today and this week
20 Aug - 27 Sep
£674pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
17 Aug - 15 Mar
£685pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Finnair
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Finnair
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
18 Aug - 27 Sep
£696pp
LGW
London Gatwick
Iberia
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Iberia
   
2 STOPS
LGW
London Gatwick

One-way flights to California from London Gatwick

The cheapest one-way flights from Gatwick to California
16:40 - 12:10
Vueling
1 stop
27h 30m
LGW - LAX
Vueling
£287
Kiwi.com
16:45 - 09:10
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
24h 25m
LGW - LAX
Multiple Airlines
£288
Combigo
07:50 - 09:10
Norse Atlantic Airways
1 stop
33h 20m
LGW - LAX
Norse Atlantic Airways
£290
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Gatwick to California

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 £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London Gatwick Airport to California for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just £304, but on average you can expect to pay £390.

Are there last-minute flights available from London Gatwick Airport to California for under £700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London Gatwick Airport to California within the next 7 days for less than £700.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from London Gatwick Airport to California one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Vueling. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £244. Users have also found prices from £284 and £286 on TAP AIR PORTUGAL and Norse Atlantic Airways, respectively.

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

The cheapest flight price from London Gatwick Airport to California is £506. On average you can expect to pay £1,283. The most popular route, (London Gatwick - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for £411.

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, Air Canada and Finnair. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

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

Most travelers 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.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for California (CA)

Do I need a COVID test to fly to California from Gatwick?

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 are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering California.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to Gatwick from California?

Returning to London Gatwick from California

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from California are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering London Gatwick.

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

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Top 10 airlines flying from London 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
£225 £705 No cancel fee 71%
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TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£268 £326 No cancel fee N/A
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Norwegian
£291 £463 No cancel fee 74%
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United Airlines
£292 £378 No cancel fee 69%
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Norwegian Air UK
£294 £514 No cancel fee N/A
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Virgin Atlantic
£330 £515 No cancel fee 72%
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Delta
£339 £712 No cancel fee N/A
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Air New Zealand
£344 £583 No cancel fee 78%
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JetBlue
£377 £644 No cancel fee 62%
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British Airways
£438 £715 No cancel fee 70%
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