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Heathrow (LHR) to California

All the information you need to plan the best LHR to LAX flight in 2021: compare Heathrow to California flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in California.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Heathrow to California?

Users have found that booking a flight from Heathrow to California at least 61 days early can save you up to 40% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 61 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Heathrow to California for as little as £396 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as £471 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Heathrow to California?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, November can be a great choice for travel to California. Flights to California from Heathrow in November are about £378 on average during November, but can be found for as low as £261.

Cheap flights from Heathrow to California in April, May 2021

The best prices found for LHR to California flights in April, May
28 Apr - 3 May
£276pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SJC
San Jose
SJC
San Jose
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
8 May - 4 Jun
£276pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
3 May - 23 May
£278pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Heathrow to California 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to California from Heathrow found for this year
17 Jun - 22 Jul
£263pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
10 Jun - 24 Jun
£266pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
27 Jun - 1 Aug
£267pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to California from Heathrow

Save time with Heathrow to California direct flight deals
21 Jun - 19 Jul
£294pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
5 Oct - 12 Oct
£294pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
13 May - 20 May
£295pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from Heathrow to California

Late deals on return flights to California from Heathrow, departing today and this week
19 Apr - 30 Apr
£359pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
19 Apr - 30 Apr
£378pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
19 Apr - 26 Apr
£380pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to California from Heathrow

The cheapest one-way flights from Heathrow to California
07:00 - 10:00
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
11h 00m
LHR - LAX
Virgin Atlantic
£229
Travel2Be
02:00 - 12:05
SWISS
1 stop
18h 05m
LHR - LAX
SWISS
£230
swiss
05:55 - 17:06
KLM
2 stops
19h 11m
LHR - SFO
KLM
£231
KLM

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Flight FAQs

From Heathrow to California

Are flight prices decreasing from Heathrow to California due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Heathrow and California for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from London Heathrow to California to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta and Alitalia to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from London Heathrow to California include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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

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

Can I find flights from Heathrow to California for under £291 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Heathrow to California for under £291. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just £263, but on average you can expect to pay £274.

Are there direct flights from Heathrow to California for under £364 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Heathrow to California under £364. A good price for a direct flight from Heathrow to California is less than £298.

Are there last-minute flights available from Heathrow to California for under £364?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Heathrow to California within the next 7 days for less than £364.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Heathrow to California?

Consider American Airlines, Air Canada or Air France when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Heathrow to California.

What are the most popular routes from Heathrow to California?

While some choose either London Heathrow - San Francisco or London Heathrow - San Diego, London Heathrow - Los Angeles is the most popular route from Heathrow to California.

What are the cheapest flights from Heathrow to California?

While on average a flight from Heathrow to California is generally £1,193, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is £255. When looking at the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Los Angeles), you can expect to pay £284 for that flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from Heathrow to California?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Heathrow to California on time: Qatar Airways(100%), Fiji Airways(100%), United Airlines(100%.)

How long does is the flight from Heathrow to California?

Airlines like Finnair, British Airways, and American Airlines fly from Heathrow to California in about 11h. The time it takes to get you to your destination is usually consistent. Most flights are nonstop.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Heathrow to California return?

Our cheapest airline available from Heathrow to California is TAP AIR PORTUGAL. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £264 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Lufthansa, starting at £281.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Heathrow to California one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for Virgin Atlantic. According to our data, you can fly for as low as £211. Users have also found prices from £215 and £224 on Virgin Atlantic and KLM, respectively.

Destination points for flights from Heathrow to California

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Destination information for California

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Heathrow to California.
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Top 10 airlines flying from Heathrow to California

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Heathrow 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
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£410 £590 No cancel fee N/A
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Norwegian
£311 £625 No cancel fee 74%
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Air France
£342 £655 No cancel fee 77%
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SAS
£405 £656 No cancel fee 77%
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Air Canada
£342 £672 No cancel fee 67%
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Norwegian Air UK
£385 £681 No cancel fee N/A
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KLM
£330 £692 No cancel fee 75%
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SWISS
£367 £732 No cancel fee 79%
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Delta
£319 £740 No cancel fee N/A
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LOT
£634 £767 No cancel fee 81%
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