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The best prices from London to Los Angeles are usually found in November or February, 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)

All the information you need to plan the best LON to LAX flight in 2021: compare London to Los Angeles flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Los Angeles.
LON - LAX
Price
£291 - £580
LAX
Temperature
20 - 32 °C
LAX
Rainfall
0 - 123 mm

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 35% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 23% potential price drop

Average price

£386

Average for round-trip flights in April 2021

Round-trip from

£291

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 8% 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 40% 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 £396.

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

Our data shows that November tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles from London. Users have commonly found prices around £378 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £261. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from London to Los Angeles (LON - LAX)?

Unlike at midday, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 12% on flights from London to Los Angeles by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from London to Los Angeles in April, May 2021

The best prices found for LON to LAX flights in April, May
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
7 May - 30 May
£279pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
3 May - 28 May
£280pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to Los Angeles 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Los Angeles from London found for this year
30 Jun - 12 Jul
£274pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Aug - 18 Sep
£274pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Aug - 18 Sep
£276pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to Los Angeles from London

Save time with London to Los Angeles direct flight deals
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
1 Jul - 17 Jul
£296pp
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
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 Los Angeles from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to Los Angeles
08:00 - 15:00
Virgin Atlantic
1 stop
15h 00m
LHR - LAX
Virgin Atlantic
£214
Travel2Be
02:30 - 11:35
KLM
2 stops
17h 05m
LHR - LAX
KLM
£228
KLM

Related info for your journey

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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.

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

New policies can now be found on Alitalia and Delta to help keep travellers safe while flying. 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 Los Angeles. Policies will vary by airline.

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

British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, and Air New Zealand 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.

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 £291 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to Los Angeles for under £291. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £274, but on average you can expect to pay £282.

Are there direct flights from London to Los Angeles for under £364 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to Los Angeles under £364. A good price for a direct flight from London to Los Angeles is less than £306.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to Los Angeles for under £364?

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

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.

How long does is the flight from London to Los Angeles?

There are many flights that can get you from London to Los Angeles in 11h 15m. Fly via Virgin Atlantic, KLM, or American Airlines to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from London to Los Angeles return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from London to Los Angeles from £281 return. Another airline that can offer you cheap pricing is Virgin Atlantic. Users have found that Lufthansa is 25% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is Virgin Atlantic, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as £211. However, be on the lookout for offers from KLM and Lufthansa, as they are both options that can get you from London to Los Angeles for a low price.

Alternative routes for London to Los Angeles

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Los Angeles

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from London to Los Angeles.
Today's exchange rate
£1 = $1.38
Flight duration
10h 46m
Average temperature for April in Los Angeles
23.0 °C
Avg rainfall for April in Los Angeles
25.0 mm

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
City (LCY)
Stansted (STN)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Top 10 airlines flying from London to Los Angeles

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to Los Angeles 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
Brussels Airlines
£349 £501 No cancel fee N/A
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Air Canada
£358 £560 No cancel fee 67%
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Austrian Airlines
£351 £570 No cancel fee 78%
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Air France
£342 £581 No cancel fee 77%
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SWISS
£367 £592 No cancel fee 79%
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Norwegian
£311 £612 No cancel fee 74%
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SAS
£405 £656 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
£344 £669 No cancel fee 75%
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WestJet
£495 £727 No cancel fee 60%
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LOT
£634 £767 No cancel fee 81%
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Hourly flight availability from London to Los Angeles

See what time of day planes typically take off from London towards Los Angeles.
Afternoon Midday to 6 PM 59% of flight departures
Morning 6 AM to midday 40% of flight departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% 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
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from London to Los Angeles.
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
14 daily flights
Tuesday
20 daily flights
Wednesday
12 daily flights
Thursday
17 daily flights
Friday
19 daily flights
Saturday
19 daily flights
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