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

Users have found that booking a flight from London 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 London to California for as little as £395 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 £470 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to California from London. Users have commonly found prices around £377 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £260. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

Cheap flights from London to California in April, May 2021

10 May - 23 May
£317pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
10 May - 23 May
£321pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
5 May - 12 May
£323pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Finnair
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

London to California 2021 flight deals

11 Aug - 15 Aug
£268pp
LGW
London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
11 Aug - 15 Aug
£270pp
LGW
London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
2 Jul - 15 Jul
£271pp
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 London

12 May - 2 Jun
£321pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Finnair
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
5 May - 12 May
£323pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Finnair
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
4 May - 27 May
£324pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Finnair
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Finnair
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to California

16 Apr - 21 Apr
£340pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
13 Apr - 21 Apr
£360pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
     
3 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
16 Apr - 21 Apr
£363pp
STN
London Stansted
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
STN
London Stansted

One-way flights to California from London

17:00 - 14:20
Vueling
1 stop
29h 20m
LGW - SFO
Vueling
£147
mytrip.com
16:10 - 14:20
Vueling
1 stop
30h 10m
LGW - SFO
Vueling
£150
Seat24
05:00 - 14:20
Vueling
1 stop
17h 20m
LGW - SFO
Vueling
£154
mytrip.com

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Flight FAQs

From London to California

Are flight prices decreasing from London 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 London 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 to California to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from London to California. Policies will vary by airline.

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

British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and United Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from London to California for under £290 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to California for under £290. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just £268, but on average you can expect to pay £278.

Are there direct flights from London to California for under £363 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to California under £363. A good price for a direct flight from London to California is less than £339.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to California for under £363?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to California within the next 7 days for less than £363.

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

The most popular airlines flying from London to California are American Airlines, Air Canada and Air France. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from London to California?

The most popular flight routes from London to California are London Heathrow - Los Angeles, London Heathrow - San Francisco and London Gatwick - Los Angeles.

What are the cheapest flights from London to California?

On average you can expect to pay £1,189 for a flight from London to California. The cheapest flight overall is £254 while the most popular route, (London Heathrow - Los Angeles) is currently priced at £324.

What are the most reliable airlines from London 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 London to California on time: Qatar Airways(100%), Fiji Airways(100%), United Airlines(100%.)

How long does is the flight from London to California?

There are many flights that can get you from London to California in 11h. Fly via Virgin Atlantic, Finnair, or American Airlines to get the fastest option. Most flights are nonstop.

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

According to our current data, TAP AIR PORTUGAL (£268), and Vueling (£287) offers the cheapest pricing from London to California.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as £147 on Vueling.

Destination points for flights from London to California

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Top 10 airlines flying from London to California

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Brussels Airlines
£349 £509 No cancel fee N/A
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TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£410 £568 No cancel fee N/A
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Norwegian
£311 £583 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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SWISS
£367 £667 No cancel fee 79%
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Air Canada
£342 £672 No cancel fee 67%
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LOT
£634 £767 No cancel fee 81%
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WestJet
£495 £768 No cancel fee 60%
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Delta
£319 £787 No cancel fee N/A
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