Cheap Flights from Los Angeles to London

The displayed fares were last found on: Thu | 29 October 05:44 PM(EST) . Fares are round trip.

The above table shows flights to London from Los Angeles. The fares based on historical data (Date and Time mentioned). Fares are non-warranted and subject to change anytime. The New York to London round trip fare is inclusive of base fare, fuel surcharges, airline/airport taxes, and our service fee.

A Quick Look at the Tourism Season in London

High

“Summer”

Months: July, August, early September. Lower temperatures stay in the highs of 50s°F. Number of rainfall days: 7 to 8. With local academic summer vacation on, expect high crowds.

Low

“Winter”

Months: From December to January. Temperature drops to the mid-30s°F. The number of rainfall days is 10 to 11 per month. But Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year attract visitors.

Shoulder

“Spring and autumn”

Months: March to May | October to November. Avg. low temperature: 39°F, number of rainfall days: 9.3 days. Fall season, i.e. October and November, is colorful. Days short.

Worst

“Extreme Winter”

Month: February, the coldest time of the year. The lower limits drop to as low as mid-30s°F (1.7°C). Snowfall is minor to the tune of 101.6mm (4″) leading to frosty conditions.

Los Angeles to London Plane Tickets: Fare Insights and Facts

LAX to LHR Airfare by Month

  • Airfare (USD)

Fares remain consistent throughout the year in the observed time slot for one-way flight (1-Stop at Toronto Pearson Intl – YYZ)

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LAX to LHR Airfare by Day

  • Airfare (USD)

Fares stay consistent throughout the week in the observed time slot for one-way flight (1-Stop at Toronto Pearson Intl – YYZ)

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LAX to LHR Airfare by Carrier

  • Airfare (USD)

Cheapest: Scandinavian Airlines, Turkish Airlines

Costliest: Air Tahiti Nui

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LAX to LHR Airfare by Hour

  • Airfare (USD)

Cheapest: on the rest of the day

Priciest: 8 pm to 8.59 pm

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Departure Airport Choices in Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles International Airport

Airport Code: LAX

Location: 18 miles (30 km) drive from southwest of Downtown Los Angeles takes you to the Los Angeles International Airport

Airlines operating nonstop flights to LHR: British Airways (BA), Virgin Atlantic (VS), American Airlines (AA), United Airlines (UA)

Number of nonstop flights to LHR per day:13

Number of connecting flights to LHR per day: 50 flights with flight duration up to 16 hours 20 minutes. It increases further with increase in time

Long Beach Airport

Airport Code: LGB

Location: Three miles northeast of downtown Long Beach, in Los Angeles County

Airlines operating flights to LHR: British Airways (BA), American Airlines (AA), Virgin Atlantic (VS), Delta (DL), KLM (KL), AY

Number of nonstop flights to LHR per day: 0

Number of connecting flights to LHR per day (approx.)

Minimum Flight Duration: 14 hours 20 minutes

75 connecting flights: 400 plus

Most popular stop-over or layover airports: PHX (Phoenix), SLC (Utah), IAH (Houston)

Ontario International Airport

Airport Code: ONT

Location: two miles east of downtown Ontario, in San Bernardino County

Airlines operating flights to LHR: British Airways (BA), American Airlines (AA), United Airlines (UA), Delta (DL)

Number of nonstop flights to LHR per day: 0

Number of connecting flights to LHR per day (approx)

  • 75 one-stop connecting flights
  • 150 two-sop connecting flights

Popular stop-over or layover airports: DFW (Dallas), ORD (Chicago), DEN (Denver), ATL (Atlanta), EWR (Newark), DCA (Washington)

Arrival Airport Choices in London, England

London Heathrow Airport

Airport Code: LHR

Location: 18 miles from the center of London, United Kingdom

Baggage Reclaim: After passport control, follow the signs to baggage reclaim in Arrivals. On the information display screen, find the baggage belt number against your flight number, and collect your baggage. Baggage trolleys are provided for your use free of charge in key areas around the terminal buildings.

London City Airport

Airport Code: LCY

Location: 9 miles from the center of London

Baggage Reclaim: The airport has a single, two-storey passenger terminal building, follow the sings to baggage reclaim in Arrivals.

London Gatwick Airport

Airport Code: LGW

Location: 33 miles from London near Crawley in West Sussex

International Arrival Terminal: South Terminal

Los Angeles to London Flights: Distance and Time

The table below highlights the flight distance and flight time with different departure and arrival airports in consideration.

Flight Flight Distance Flight Time
LAX to LHR 5,456 miles/8781 km 11 hours 25 minutes
LAX to LCY 5,471 miles/8805 km 11 hours 27 minutes
LAX to LGW 5,480 miles/8891 km 11 hours 28 minutes
ONT to LHR 5,424 miles/8729 km 11 hours 21 minutes
ONT to LCY 5,439 miles/8753 km 11 hours 23 minutes

Also, keep in mind the time difference between the two cities. Los Angeles is eight hours behind London. Let’s take that how does it affect your travel experience. Suppose you departed at 1.00 PM from Los Angeles on a Saturday after taking your lunch, you will reach London by 11.25 PM (according to Los Angeles time), but it will be 07.25 AM there in London on a Sunday.

Note: The flight distance and time are for a nonstop flight (excluding any layover). The time is calculated on an assumption that the aircraft is flying with a speed of 500 miles or 804.67 km per hour. The actual distance and time might vary, and are non-warranted. Check with your airlines to know precise information. 

Los Angeles to London Flights: FAQs

Which is the best airport to arrive at in London?

London Heathrow (LHR).  Civil Aviation Authority in the UK has the following stats regarding the on-time performance of airports in London.

Airport % On-Time Flights Delayed Minutes
Heathrow 76 14
London City 74 13
Gatwick 61 23
Luton 62 22
Stansted 50 31

Note: On-time performance is defined as the proportion of flights arriving or departing early or up to and
including 15 minutes late

What percentage of departure flights are delayed at LAX?

19% flights was delayed in 2019 out of the total 255,921 departures according to the Department of Transportation, USA. The avg. delay minutes stand at 62.34 minutes.

What is the best time to book a cheap flight from Los Angeles to London?

Book at least eight to twelve weeks before the scheduled departure of a flight. However, if you are visiting around some major festival, like Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc. then book at your earliest.

Data Reference

1. Departure Date and Day: Last Wednesday of every month from Dec to October| Carrier: Air Canada | No. of stops: 1-Stop, Connection at Toronto Pearson Intl – YYZ| Departure Time: 5 am to 7.30 am. Departure Airport: LAX | Arrival Airport: LHR. Air Canada opens its airfare inventory 361 days ahead of its flight departures so the actual airfares available it time (December 4, 2019) of data collection is 11 months. Fare of December is avg. of October and November months fare.
2. Departure Day: November 16 to November 22, 2020 | Carrier: Air Canada | No. of stops: 1-Stop (Toronto Pearson Intl – YYZ) | Departure Time: 7 am to 8 am | Departure Airport: LAX | Arrival Airport: LHR
3. Departure Day: November 22, 2020 | Carrier: All | No. of stops: 1 or 2-Stop | Departure Time: Anytime | Departure Airport: LAX | Arrival Airport: LHR
4. Departure Day: November 22, 2020 | Carrier: Air Canada | No. of stops: 1-stop| Departure Time: Anytime | Departure Airport: LAX | Arrival Airport: LHR