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The best prices from London to Los Angeles are usually found in February or November, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
London (LON) to Los Angeles (LAX)

LON - LAX
Price
£395 - £868
LAX
Temperature
20 - 32 °C
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 123 mm
Popular in July High demand for flights, 39% potential price rise
Cheapest in February Best time to find cheap flights, 26% potential price drop
Round-trip from £395 From London to Los Angeles
One-way from £214 One-way flight from London to Los Angeles
Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from London to Los Angeles?

Leaving on a Tuesday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 7% on the overall cost on flights from London to Los Angeles.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 29% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from London to Los Angeles within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at £376.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to Los Angeles?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles from London. Users have commonly found prices around £428 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £282. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

Cheap flights from London to Los Angeles in July, August 2020

The best prices found for LON to LAX flights in July, August
1 Jul - 3 Nov
£500pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Jul - 3 Nov
£508pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
1 Jul - 3 Nov
£510pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Los Angeles 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from London found for this year
30 Nov - 7 Dec
£388pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
23 Nov - 30 Nov
£389pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
17 Nov - 26 Nov
£390pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Los Angeles from London

Save time with London to Los Angeles direct flight deals
23 Nov - 30 Nov
£404pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Lufthansa
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
2 Nov - 9 Nov
£405pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air France
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Nov - 11 Nov
£406pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to Los Angeles

Late deals on return flights to Los Angeles from London, departing today and this week
23 Jun - 8 Jul
£602pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Lufthansa
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Jun - 23 Jul
£604pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Jun - 7 Jul
£618pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Austrian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to Los Angeles from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Los Angeles
06:10 - 09:20
Norwegian Air UK
Direct
11h 10m
LGW - LAX
Norwegian Air UK
£227
KAYAK
10:10 - 13:30
Norwegian Air UK
Direct
11h 20m
LGW - LAX
Norwegian Air UK
£240
KAYAK
05:40 - 12:15
Multiple Airlines
1 stop
14h 35m
STN - LAX
Multiple Airlines
£173
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Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about London to Los Angeles flights.

Flight FAQs

From London to Los Angeles

Los Angeles International Airport, or LAX as it’s better known, is one of the biggest airports in the US – and your gateway to LA. This vast Californian city may be second to New York in size, bit it takes first place for glamour. It’s home to the iconic Hollywood sign, for one thing, as well as The Hollywood Walk of Fame. Rodeo Drive takes the crown for A-list shopping, and Venice Beach and Santa Monica beach are unmatched when it comes to people-watching. Then you’ve got the likes of Universal Studios Hollywood, the Griffith Observatory and The Getty Center to tick off, and we’ve barely scratched the surface. Book your flight from London to Los Angeles today – you’re going to need plenty of time for planning.

Are flight prices decreasing from London to Los Angeles 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 Los Angeles 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.

Can I find flights from London to Los Angeles for under £400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Los Angeles for under £400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Lufthansa for just £388, but on average you can expect to pay £399.

Are there direct flights from London to Los Angeles for under £500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Los Angeles under £500. A good price for a direct flight from London to Los Angeles is less than £414.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Los Angeles for under £700?

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

How popular is this flight route?

This flight path from London to Los Angeles was viewed by 1,797 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

When searching, try setting your filters to view flights for British Airways, as currently they have the cheapest options available from London to Los Angeles. On average you can find 57 flights for this flight path daily.

Is London weather warmer or cooler than Los Angeles?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 32 °Cs in August, on average. The temperature in Los Angeles is generally hotter than in London. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from London to Los Angeles?

Flights from London to Los Angeles take around 11 hours and 20 minutes, so there’s plenty of time to work your way through a box set. The flight time will vary depending on your departure airport, and you can use the Search Flights box to compare all available options.

Which airlines operate flights from London to Los Angeles?

There are several popular airlines that operate London to Los Angeles flights including Lufthansa, Virgin Atlantic, Air New Zealand, United Airlines and British Airways.

How frequent are flights between London and Los Angeles?

You’ve got something in the region of 60 weekly flights from London to Los Angeles to choose from, so you’ll want to use the Search Flights function on this page to narrow these. When you’re planning your trip, bear in mind the time difference – London is eight hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Which airports serve London and Los Angeles?

You can book a London to Los Angeles flight from London Gatwick, London Luton, Heathrow, Stansted or London City airport.

Which direct flight route between London and Los Angeles is cheapest?

The cheapest route between London and Los Angeles is flying from London Gatwick Airport to LAX. Prices can vary significantly so it’s always worth comparing departure airports and factoring in additional costs in your destination. To find a cheap flight from London to Los Angeles, use the search box and add filters to narrow your results.

What is there to do in Los Angeles?

With London to Los Angeles flights you can wave goodbye to one great city and say hello to another. Known as the City of Angels, LA doesn’t do anything by halves. Splash the cash – that’d be US dollars – on Rodeo Drive, cruise along Sunset Boulevard, or take a trip to Disneyland in Anaheim. Whatever you do, you’ll probably want a car – most visitors hire one as public transport can be a bit hit and miss here. And you might want to pack your summer wardrobe. LA basks in over 300 days of sunshine a year, with lows of about 9 degrees in winter, so you can leave your thermal gear back in London. Trying to find a cheap flight from London to Los Angeles? Use the Search Flights function to get live flight info.

Alternative routes for London to Los Angeles

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from London to Los Angeles
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.25
Flight duration
10h 40m
Average temperature for July in Los Angeles
31.0 °C

Airports servicing London

Heathrow (LHR)
Luton (LTN)
Stansted (STN)
City (LCY)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Hourly flight availability from London to Los Angeles

Morning 6 AM to midday 70% of flight departures
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 30% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of flight departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of flight departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from London to Los Angeles
Sunday
4 daily flights
Monday
4 daily flights
Tuesday
4 daily flights
Wednesday
4 daily flights
Thursday
4 daily flights
Friday
4 daily flights
Saturday
4 daily flights