Flights from London to Los Angeles

Our cheapest offers for flights from London to Los Angeles

Here you can compare cheap flights from London (LON) to Los Angeles (LAX) for one-way or return trips. The following offers were searched for and found on idealo during the last few days. Or start your own flight search to Los Angeles. Prices and availability may change at any time.

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from London to Los Angeles

Favourite airline: Lufthansa
The favourite airline for flights from London to Los Angeles is Lufthansa.
20 %
Virgin Atlantic
11 %
10 %
Cheapest weekday: Tuesday
The cheapest days to fly on this route are Tuesday.
Direct flights are more expensive
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are £30.00 more expensive on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
11h 10min
15h 50min
18h 30min
The favourite connection is non-stop
Flights from London to Los Angeles are most frequently booked as a direct flight.
Direct flights
11h 10min, from £487
25 %
1 stopover Munich
15h 50min, from £457
15 %
1 stopover Zurich (Zürich)-Kloten
18h 15min, from £468
14 %

Useful information about the flight from London to Los Angeles

Come For the Sun and Stay For the Stars

From the mild, sunny weather to some of film's biggest stars, the Los Angeles area has much to offer.

Los Angeles at its best

The weather is comfortable all year in Los Angeles. Perfect to soak up the California sunshine. Ring in the New Year at the Rose Parade, a New Year's celebration in nearby Pasadena. The Oscar Gala in February brings out many of film's most famous faces. Or visit at the end of October to experience some typical American Halloween celebrations.

Before You leave for LA

British citizens who are also British passport holders may be eligible for the Visa waiver programme (VWP) for visits of up to 90 days. British passport holders with other nationalities will need a visa, though. When eating out in Los Angeles, plan to leave a 20 percent tip (or one dollar per beer). Posted prices also often do not include tax. Also, regulations for the sale of alcohol and nicotine are much stricter in California than in the UK.

Food and clothing are often cheaper in Los Angeles, with food being generally about 20 percent cheaper than in London.

Travel Tips and Local Information

Los Angeles airport is 20km from downtown L.A. and 10km from Santa Monica. A taxi ride from the airport usually runs around $50 and taxis are quite easy to find. It is also fairly easy to find a car for hire. Most areas of Los Angeles - including Venice and Santa Monica - are served by bus. Look for shuttle bus "G" (green line). Public transport is cheap in Los Angeles, but can sometimes be hard for visitors to understand, since the city is so large. It may be best to hire a car or take a cab. Popular local hotel spots are Venice Beach, Santa Monica and Hollywood, with the cheapest beds costing around $30. Many of the hotels in downtown Los Angeles and Beverly Hills are pretty expensive - be prepared to pay around $100 per person per night.

Flight information: London - Los Angeles

Outbound and return from £699.83
Flight duration min. 11:15 / max. 11:30
Return flight duration min. 10:15/ max. 10:45
Distance 8782 km
Flights per week 80
Departure airport Airport London (LCY, LGW, LHR, LTN, STN, SEN) (LON)
Arrival airport Airport Los Angeles International (LAX)
Destination country Flights to United States
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