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Airfares from $195 One Way, $270 Round Trip from Los Angeles to London

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More About Flying To London from Los Angeles

Route Information for Flights from Los Angeles to London

Origin Airport IATA Code
Destination Airport IATA Code
5442 mi
Direct Flight Airlines
Fiji Airways, Delta Air Lines, Air New Zealand, SWISS, United Airlines, EL AL, SriLankan Airlines, Iberia, Brussels Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, Singapore Airlines, Gulf Air, American Airlines, Qatar Airways, KLM, Air Canada, Austrian, Aer Lingus, Air France, Aeromexico, Alaska Airlines, Royal Jordanian, Finnair, Lufthansa, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival
6:25AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival
5:00PM UTC

A popular route for holidaymakers, celebrities and business travelers, Los Angeles to London flights link two of the world’s most vibrant and dynamic cities. Book your flights from LA to London with Orbitz and find a choice of great deals for your trip.

Popular Routes from Los Angeles to London

All of the direct flights that depart LA for London leave from Los Angeles International Airport. One of the biggest and busiest airports in the world, LAX offers a fantastic choice of daily flights straight to the UK capital.

Most flights from LA to London land at Heathrow International Airport (LHR). Located to the west of the city, and easy to access from central London, it’s the largest and busiest airport in the UK and the perfect place to begin your British escape.

The LAX to London Heathrow route is served by an excellent choice of airlines, including Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, Iberia and American Airlines.

Some flights from LA to London land at the smaller Gatwick Airport. Situated to the south of the capital, it’s a convenient arrival point if you’re traveling to central London or the southern part of the UK. This route is predominantly served by Norwegian Airlines.

The Flight from Los Angeles to London

The distance from LA to London is around 5,500 miles. The fastest direct flights from LA to London take ten hours and 15 minutes to reach their destination. The average flight time is the same from LAX to Heathrow as it is from LAX to Gatwick.

In general, the return leg of the journey takes a little longer. Thanks to the route that London to LA planes take, and the winds they encounter on the way, the average return journey time is 11 hours 20 minutes.

During the flight you’ll cross virtually the entire mainland US and as well as the Atlantic Ocean. Thanks to the wide variety of landscapes you pass over, some turbulence is common during the flight. However, your captain will do all they can to ensure they avoid the worst of the weather and deliver a smooth, stable journey.

As London Heathrow is the country’s main air hub, you can fly to pretty much anywhere in the UK or Europe from the terminal. If you’re planning on spending your vacation in London, you can travel to your destination using the train, bus or underground links available at the airport.

If you land at Gatwick, you can continue your journey by bus, train or taxi. You’ll also find a good choice of domestic, European and international flights available at the airport.

With such a wide variety of airlines offering a great selection of flights, traveling from LA to London has never been easier.

Other Flight Destinations in London

London is within easy reach of a number of other major British cities. Explore one of these popular alternative routes and see a little more of what the UK has to offer.

Flights from Los Angeles to Manchester

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Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Los Angeles to London now?
Head to the Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most comprehensive information on quarantine and travel restrictions when flying from Los Angeles to London.
Are there non-stop flights from Los Angeles to London?
You’re in luck — you’ll find 3 airlines which offer nonstop services from Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX) to London (LHR-Heathrow). These are some of the best:

  • Virgin Atlantic
  • British Airways
  • American Airlines

What is the shortest flight from Los Angeles to London?
The shortest possible flight time is 11 hours and 19 minutes, so take some precautions to avoid jet lag on your Los Angeles to London trip. Make sure you move around the cabin, go to sleep and keep hydrated.
What airlines fly from Los Angeles to London most frequently?
There are a couple of airlines offering frequent flights from Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to London (LHR-Heathrow), including British Airways (BA). A top pick for many travelers, it operates 60 flights on this route every month. If you can’t find the right flight there, take a look at Virgin Atlantic (VS). This airline is a fantastic alternative and operates 60 flights from Los Angeles to London each month.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to London?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to London have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to London with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to London without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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