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London Los Angeles
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Thu, 15 Aug LHR - LAX
Mon, 19 Aug LAX - LHR
£3483 £3451
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Wed, 28 Aug LGW - LAX
£167 £161
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Wed, 31 Jul LHR - LAX
Fri, 02 Aug LAX - LHR
£706 £696
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Mon, 29 Jul LAX - LGW
£1032 £1022
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Mon, 05 Aug LGW - LAX
Sat, 10 Aug LAX - LGW
£921 £911
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Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
51% Trains in Los Angeles are 51% cheaper than in London.
London £2.75
Los Angeles £1.35
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
7% A meal in Los Angeles is 7% cheaper than a meal in London.
London £20
Los Angeles £18.56
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 1.3 USD
1 USD = 0.78 GBP
Last checked on 21 July 2024
Distance: 5441 miles
London airports
Heathrow (LHR) How far from city centre: 14 miles
Stansted (STN) How far from city centre: 30 miles
Gatwick (LGW) How far from city centre: 25 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
Burbank Glendale Pasadena Airport (BUR) How far from city centre: 12 miles
Van Nuys (VNY) How far from city centre: 18 miles
Whiteman (WHP) How far from city centre: 17 miles
Ontario International (ONT) How far from city centre: 36 miles
Avalon Bay (AVX) How far from city centre: 50 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.

Frequently asked questions about flights from London to Los Angeles

How long does the flight take to go from London to Los Angeles?
The total flight time between London and Los Angeles is of around 11:28 hours on average, considering an average distance of 8,888 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from London to Los Angeles at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Los Angeles is 161£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is Los Angeles expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Los Angeles costs an average of 2.40 GBP, 40% cheaper than London, with a fare of 4.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 51% less in Los Angeles: 1.35 GBP against 2.75 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 18.56 GBP in Los Angeles, 7% less than the 20.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 15% more expensive in Los Angeles, with an average of 4.17 GBP , while in London the coffee costs 3.64 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from London to Los Angeles?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Los Angeles are July, January and October, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from London to Los Angeles?
The best time of the year to go to Los Angeles when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Los Angeles from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and April. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, March and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London - Los Angeles.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from London to Los Angeles?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United States may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
How is the weather in Los Angeles compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Los Angeles's temperatures can go up to 36.22 ºC during the hot season, with 3.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 1.09 ºC in Los Angeles, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Los Angeles have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between London and Los Angeles?
The main airport route flying between London and Los Angeles is: Heathrow (LHR) to Los Angeles Intl Airport (LAX). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Virgin Atlantic.
  • Iberia.
  • Delta Air Lines.
  • Alternatively, you can find London - Los Angeles flights between Gatwick (LGW) to Los Angeles Intl Airport (LAX) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Marabu Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Los Angeles are:
United Airlines, stopping in San Francisco for 85 minutes minimum.
  • United Airlines, with 85 minutes scale in Chicago.
  • United Airlines, with 90 minutes scale in Zurich.

Los Angeles Intl Airport - Latest customer reviews

3.0 /5
Reviews: 1
3.0 /5
Kasra
Date 2018-12-01 Age 51-70 City British

Rather unhelpful airport employees .

Flight Duration 11 h and 28 m Flights between London and Los Angeles take, on average, 11 h and 28 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £161 Cheapest price for a flight between London and Los Angeles found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Heathrow The airport Heathrow is the departure airport operating flights between London and Los Angeles
Arriving Airport Los Angeles Intl Airport Flights departing London with Los Angeles as destination arrive at Los Angeles Intl Airport

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