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Fares from $219 One Way, $550 Round Trip from Los Angeles to London

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Flights from Los Angeles to London - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Los Angeles to London?

You're in luck — there are 3 airlines which fly direct between Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) and London Airport (LHR-Heathrow). Here are some of the most popular:

  • Virgin Atlantic
  • British Airways
  • American Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Los Angeles to London?

With a minimum flight time of 10 hours and 15 minutes, it's a wise idea to be as comfortable as you can. Accumulated quite a few air miles? You might like to use them to upgrade to a seat with more legroom on your Los Angeles to London journey.

What airlines fly from Los Angeles to London most frequently?

Try out Virgin Atlantic (VS). This airline offers some of the most frequent flights from Los Angeles, CA Airport (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) to London Airport (LHR-Heathrow). It operates 73 services on this route each month and is popular with passengers. Alternatively, lock in your favorite window (or aisle) seat with British Airways (BA). You'll have 70 monthly flights between Los Angeles and London to choose from with this carrier.

Route Information for Flights from Los Angeles to London

Origin Airport IATA CodeQLA
Destination Airport IATA CodeLON
Distance5442 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival10:15AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival10:15AM UTC

Flights Review

Mar 13, 2020

Surprisingly impressed with American!

Feb 9, 2020

I came away very impressed with UNITED AIRLINES. The staff was friendly and they seemed like they were never stopping food service during our 10 hour trip. They gave us meals, snacks, beverages like every 2 hours or so. On flight entertainment was amazing as well. Great selection of movies and shows. I would definitely fly United again! Oh, and did I mention they had amazing prices? 😊

Jan 24, 2020

My screen at 38J was broken so no entertainment for the entire trip.

Jan 21, 2020

Unable to upgrade and all electronics didn't work.but attendant was helpful

Nov 13, 2019

Air New Zealand has no agreement with TSA, so very much disliked going thru regular lines while having PreCheck & Global Entry. Seats are a bit outdated and leg/footrest not comfortable for a tall person as they are fixed/no adjustment possible.

Nov 11, 2019

I was extremely uncomfortable. The person in front of me put his seat back. The person next to me leaned on me. The person behind me shoved her knees into my back. The space is ridiculous. Do you realize that you can’t even take your shoes off when the seat in front of you is down? Your cheapness will destroy your company.

Sep 6, 2019

first time flying Air New Zealand, and it was amazing. I loved the free WiFi, being able to work and stay in contact with family.

Aug 27, 2019

Thanks great flight

Aug 9, 2019

Very good service.

Jun 29, 2019

I did not use Wi-Fi. Great flight.

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.

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