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

Users have found that booking a flight from London to USA at least 61 days early can save you up to 49% 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 USA for as little as £363 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 £445 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

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

Our data shows that March tends to be the cheapest month to fly to USA from London. Users have commonly found prices around £307 for the month, but tickets can be as low as £225. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

Cheap flights from London to USA in July, August 2021

The best prices found for LON to USA flights in July, August
8 Aug - 13 Aug
£101pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Aug - 13 Aug
£128pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Icelandair
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Jul - 24 Aug
£231pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

London to USA 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to USA from London found for this year
8 Aug - 13 Aug
£101pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
8 Aug - 13 Aug
£128pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Multiple airlines
Direct
LAX
Los Angeles
LAX
Los Angeles
Icelandair
   
2 STOPS
LHR
London Heathrow
28 Jul - 24 Aug
£231pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

Direct flights to USA from London

Save time with London to USA direct flight deals
17 Nov - 30 Nov
£291pp
LGW
London Gatwick
JetBlue
Direct
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
6 Oct - 13 Oct
£292pp
LGW
London Gatwick
JetBlue
Direct
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Direct
LGW
London Gatwick
18 Jan - 1 Feb
£297pp
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Direct
LHR
London Heathrow

Last-minute flights from London to USA

Late deals on return flights to USA from London, departing today and this week
1 Aug - 30 Nov
£231pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
3 Aug - 7 Sep
£233pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
4 Aug - 30 Aug
£235pp
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow

One-way flights to USA from London

The cheapest one-way flights from London to USA
10:15 - 13:20
British Airways
Direct
11h 05m
LHR - SFO
British Airways
£160
Netflights
07:55 - 14:15
Alitalia
2 stops
59h 20m
LHR - JFK
Alitalia
£163
Combigo
10:30 - 16:15
Vueling
1 stop
34h 45m
LGW - JFK
Vueling
£172
Combigo

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From London to USA

These days, it’s easy to find cheap flights from London to the USA – especially when you use our smart search engine. Prices to the States can dip as low as £300 in the winter months, with glittering cities like New York and Chicago scoring highly in the popularity stakes. Then there are the lesser known gems in the south-east. Charm-packed Charleston has topped the Condé Nast Traveller readers’ award list for five years in a row now. Head west, and you’ll come across trendsetting cities like San Francisco and Portland. A patchwork of spectacular vistas sews the huge country together, taking in everything from snowy mountains and volcanic national parks to red-hot deserts.

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

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

Are flight prices decreasing from London to USA 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 USA 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 USA for under £145 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from London to USA for under £145. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just £101, but on average you can expect to pay £228.

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

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from London to USA under £363. A good price for a direct flight from London to USA is less than £303.

Are there last-minute flights available from London to USA for under £290?

There are currently 20+ open flights from London to USA within the next 7 days for less than £290.

What days are direct flights available from London to USA?

You can find direct flights on the following days: Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

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

Before booking your flight from London to USA, check out the most popular airlines for this route: American Airlines, Air Canada or Air France.

What are the most popular routes from London to USA?

The most popular route from London to USA is London Heathrow - New York John F Kennedy Intl. You may also consider London Heathrow - Newark or London Heathrow - New York LaGuardia.

What are the cheapest flights from London to USA?

Looking for the cheapest flight from London to USA? While on average our users pay £1,189, our data indicates the cheapest price to be £254. The most popular route (London Heathrow - New York John F Kennedy Intl), is priced around £276.

What are the most reliable airlines from London to USA?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from London to USA consider choosing Malaysia Airlines(100%), Gulf Air(96%) or Alaska Airlines(95%), as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

How long is the flight from London to the USA?

It depends on which part of the USA you want to fly to. Direct flights from London to US east coast cities like New York, Boston and Washington, D.C. are around 8 hours long. Flying to the western or southern states, meanwhile, can take over 11 hours. Atlanta, Denver and Orlando offer a middle ground. Flights usually last between 9 and 10 hours. Fancy flying to a less-visited place like Oklahoma City or San Antonio? There’ll probably be a stopover thrown into your flight that’ll add a few hours to your journey time.

Which airlines operate flights from London to the USA?

Most airlines offer London to USA flights. So you could fly with a British carrier like British Airways or Virgin Atlantic, a European company such as Norwegian and Lufthansa, or opt for US favourite JetBlue.

How frequent are flights between London and the USA?

Transatlantic flights from London usually operate all day every day.

Which airports serve London and the USA?

You can take your pick from a range of airports in both countries. London to USA flights take off from Gatwick, Heathrow, London City Airport, Stansted and Luton. Every major city in the USA has an airport, so you can fly right into your chosen city. Big cities such as New York have several airports, so just choose the one that’s best for you.

Which direct flight route between London and the USA is cheapest?

London to New York flights are usually the cheapest. Flights from London to Chicago, San Francisco or Los Angeles also offer great deals. Thinking of booking flights from London to the USA? The possibilities are near-endless. Take a look at the north-east coast – it stacks up big, bright cities like New York, Boston and Washington, D.C.. You’ll find spades of Southern charm in Charleston and Savannah, while a knockout music scene comes courtesy of Houston, Nashville and New Orleans. Then there are the legendary road journeys of the west coast – Route 66 and the Big Sur. If you fancy a spot of winter sun, just head down to southern cities such as Miami or Monterey. Warm temperatures pair up with miles of sandy beaches. Check out our smart search engine – it makes finding cheap London to USA flights a breeze.

How long does is the flight from London to USA?

For as low as £314, Finnair can have you in USA from London in 7h 30m. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from London to USA return?

Our cheapest airline available from London to USA is TAP AIR PORTUGAL. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as £231 on this airline.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as £26 on British Airways. Other airlines that offer cheap prices include Bus from £120 and Alitalia from £162 one-way.

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Flight duration
7h 56m

Airports servicing London

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

Airports servicing

Base Presidente Eduardo Frei Montalva Teniente R. Marsh (TNM)

Top 10 airlines flying from London to USA

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from London to USA 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
WOW air
£317 £475 No cancel fee N/A

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Air Europa
£331 £544 No cancel fee 83%
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SWISS
£339 £602 No cancel fee 79%
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Brussels Airlines
£333 £639 No cancel fee N/A
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TAP AIR PORTUGAL
£397 £641 No cancel fee N/A
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Ukraine International Airlines
£376 £659 No cancel fee 81%
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LOT
£634 £757 No cancel fee 81%
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WestJet
£495 £783 No cancel fee 60%
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SAS
£355 £804 No cancel fee 77%
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Aeroflot
£710 £881 No cancel fee 79%
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