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United Kingdom to California

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

To save up to 40% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from United Kingdom to California from £397 1-2 weeks out and tickets from £473 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom in November are about £379 on average during November, but can be found for as low as £262.

Cheap flights from United Kingdom to California in April, May 2021

11 May - 18 May
£290pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
11 May - 18 May
£292pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
18 May - 25 May
£293pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow

United Kingdom to California 2021 flight deals

17 Jun - 22 Jul
£264pp
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
22 Aug - 5 Sep
£268pp
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 United Kingdom

11 May - 18 May
£306pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
11 May - 18 May
£309pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
11 May - 18 May
£317pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from United Kingdom to California

17 Apr - 24 Apr
£408pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
19 Apr - 26 Apr
£411pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
20 Apr - 27 Apr
£423pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to California from United Kingdom

17:40 - 14:20
Vueling
1 stop
28h 40m
LGW - SFO
Vueling
£200
Expedia
08:00 - 15:00
Virgin Atlantic
1 stop
15h 00m
LHR - LAX
Virgin Atlantic
£215
Travel2Be
04:40 - 11:50
SWISS
1 stop
15h 10m
LHR - SFO
SWISS
£216
Travel2Be

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Flight FAQs

From United Kingdom to California

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

Delta is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. New policies for travellers booking flights from United Kingdom 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 United Kingdom to California have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and United Airlines flying from United Kingdom to California have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from United Kingdom to California for under £292 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from United Kingdom to California for under £292. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just £264, but on average you can expect to pay £282.

Are there direct flights from United Kingdom to California for under £365 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from United Kingdom to California under £365. A good price for a direct flight from United Kingdom to California is less than £323.

Are there last-minute flights available from United Kingdom to California for under £438?

There are currently 20+ open flights from United Kingdom to California within the next 7 days for less than £438.

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

American Airlines, Air Canada and Air France are the most popular airlines when flying from United Kingdom to California.

What are the most popular routes from United Kingdom to California?

The most popular route from United Kingdom to California is London Heathrow - Los Angeles. You may also consider London Heathrow - San Francisco or London Gatwick - Los Angeles.

What are the cheapest flights from United Kingdom to California?

The cheapest flight price from United Kingdom to California is £195. On average you can expect to pay £1,204. The most popular route, (London Heathrow - Los Angeles), can usually be booked for £305.

How long does is the flight from United Kingdom to California?

Virgin Atlantic, Finnair, and Delta can get you from United Kingdom to California in just under 10h 55m. Your travel time will be generally consistent. All flights are typically direct.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from United Kingdom to California return?

Currently priced at £265, TAP AIR PORTUGAL will fly you from United Kingdom to California and back. In addition to TAP AIR PORTUGAL, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from Virgin Atlantic and Vueling - these airlines can fly you to your destination from £295 and £300, respectively.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Vueling, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at £150. Virgin Atlantic flights start at £212 while deals on SWISS start at £216 one-way.

Destination information for California

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£1 = $1.38
Flight duration
10h 46m

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Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City McNamara Field (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Top 10 airlines flying from United Kingdom to California

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Flybe
£110 £167 No cancel fee N/A

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TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£410 £579 No cancel fee N/A
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Norwegian
£311 £583 No cancel fee 74%
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Brussels Airlines
£349 £642 No cancel fee N/A
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Air Canada
£331 £688 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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Condor
£512 £768 No cancel fee 76%
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Delta
£299 £791 No cancel fee N/A
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SWISS
£367 £800 No cancel fee 79%
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