London to Los Angeles flights

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Departure Wed, 15 Nov Return Wed, 22 Nov
LCY London
LAX Los Angeles
return from £384
Departure Mon, 06 Nov Return Sat, 25 Nov
LHR London
LAX Los Angeles
return from £390
Departure Mon, 20 Nov Return Sun, 03 Dec
LGW London
LAX Los Angeles
return from £276
Departure Wed, 15 Nov Return Sun, 19 Nov
SEN London
LAX Los Angeles
return from £1,848
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Last checked on 02 November 2017
Train
Local, one-way ticket
47%

Trains in Los Angeles are 47% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.5
Los Angeles
£1.32
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
25%

A meal in Los Angeles is 25% cheaper than a meal in London.

London
£15
Los Angeles
£11.29
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
35%

A taxi fare in Los Angeles is 35% cheaper than in London.

London
£3.5
Los Angeles
£2.26
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
16%

Coffee is 16% more expensive in Los Angeles than in London.

London
£2.66
Los Angeles
£3.09
( London airports
  • ? Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ? Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ? Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ? Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ? London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ? Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
) Los Angeles airports
  • ? Los Angeles Intl Airport (LAX)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ? Whiteman (WHP)
    How far from city centre: 17 miles
  • ? Van Nuys (VNY)
    How far from city centre: 18 miles
  • ? Citicorp (JCX)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
L Distance: 5441 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

Heathrow Airport is the largest and busiest airport that serves London, followed by Gatwick airport which is the second busiest. Heathrow Airport has five terminals: Terminals 1-5, whereas Gatwick Airport has two terminals: North and South. The former has two parallel runways whereas the latter only has a single runway. Heathrow Airport, with an approximate distance of 22km from the city centre, has the advantage of easier accessibility and travel distance. Gatwick Airport, located approximately 43km from the city centre, offers different modes of transport to get to the airport in good time. Flying to Los Angeles? Catch flights from Gatwick to Los Angeles at both terminal areas of the airport.

Getting to London airport

In getting to the airport from Central London, you can use the Gatwick Express if going to Gatwick Airport or the Heathrow Express if going to Heathrow Airport. You can catch the Heathrow Express at Paddington Station and the Gatwick Express at Victoria Station. Both express lines are efficient and the fastest modes of transport to and from the airport, leaving at intervals of 15 minutes. The National Express Coaches are another option, which are found at Victoria Station. Getting to the airport to catch your flight shouldn't be stressful. If you are waiting for flights to Los Angeles from Heathrow you should be aware of your schedule so you catch your flight on time.

Arriving to Los Angeles

Los Angeles in California has been made famous by Hollywood actors who have given the layperson a desire to explore this exotic city. Architectural landmarks, such as the Walt Disney Concert Hall and the Broad Contemporary Art Museum, are worth the visit. Los Angeles is a proud musical hub boasting of a medley of musical performances from different venues. Catch a live show and revel in the atmosphere.

Your trip would be remiss without checking out Universal Studios Hollywood and of course the famed Hollywood Sign. Finish off the day by exploring The Grove, which provides a flurry of activities from trendy and gourmet restaurants to jaw-dropping shopping complexes. Make lasting memories!

How to get to the city centre

If you flew from London, flights from London to Los Angeles will land at Los Angeles International Airport; this is the main international airport and is also the busiest in the Los Angeles area. It has a whopping nine terminals! You can get to the city centre using the Flyaway, Buses and Long Distance Vans scheduled buses found at the airport terminals. You could also catch a taxi that can be found at the terminal areas. Renting a car is also an option as rental car companies are located outside of the terminals, so you would have to take a free shuttle service to get to the rental company of your choice.

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