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Flights London to Los Angeles

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Departure Mon, 9 12 2019 Return Thu, 12 12 2019
LCY London
LAX Los Angeles
return from £381
Departure Wed, 11 12 2019 Return Sat, 14 12 2019
LHR London
LAX Los Angeles
return from £303
Departure Sun, 8 12 2019 Return Thu, 12 12 2019
LGW London
LAX Los Angeles
return from £386
Departure Fri, 27 12 2019 Return Sat, 4 01 2020
SEN London
LAX Los Angeles
return from £1199
Route information
Discover the most useful information about London and Los Angeles to organise your travel.
Currency exchange rates and cost of life
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.3 USD
British Pound Sterling US Dollar
1 USD = 0.78 GBP
Last checked on 14 December 2019
Train
Local, one-way ticket
46%

Trains in Los Angeles are 46% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.5
Los Angeles
£1.35
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
23%

A meal in Los Angeles is 23% cheaper than a meal in London.

London
£15
Los Angeles
£11.61
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
42%

A taxi fare in Los Angeles is 42% cheaper than in London.

London
£4
Los Angeles
£2.32
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
20%

Coffee is 20% more expensive in Los Angeles than in London.

London
£2.81
Los Angeles
£3.5
( 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
  • ? Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ? London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
) Los Angeles airports
  • ? Los Angeles Intl Airport (LAX)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ? Citicorp (JCX)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ? Van Nuys (VNY)
    How far from city centre: 18 miles
  • ? Whiteman (WHP)
    How far from city centre: 17 miles
L Distance: 5441 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to Los Angeles

How long is the London flight to Los Angeles?

Unlike domestic flights in the UK, the typical direct flight duration from London to Los Angeles is around 11 to 12 hours.

What documentation do I need to fly to Los Angeles from London?

British citizens don't need a visa, but it’s necessary to complete an online ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) application with the US Department of Homeland Security.

Is there a time change from London to Los Angeles?

Los Angeles is eight hours behind London, except for short periods of a few days when Daylight Savings Time begins and ends on different dates from the UK.

How early should I arrive at the airport?

Always plan to arrive at the airport at least two hours before your flight departure time to avoid missing your flight due to unforeseen delays such as traffic jams.

Which airlines fly from London to Los Angeles?

The following airlines operate direct flights between London and Los Angeles. The flight path is westwards across the Atlantic Ocean and the United States to the Pacific Ocean coast.

How to find cheap flights from London to Los Angeles

To find the best deals and most economical airfares to Los Angeles, simply perform a search on our website’s search engine. You can immediately see a list of results starting with the lowest prices available so you can know when is the cheapest time to go, prices for one-way and round trips, times of departures and arrivals, and much more. You can also filter the results to only display flights that comply with your particular requirements, such as direct-only flights or certain airline names. You can also select which airport names from which any potential flights should leave from or fly to.

When is the best time to fly from London to Los Angeles?

December is a great time for holidays or city breaks in Los Angeles. It's the perfect time to escape the dark and dismal British winter as it’s when Los Angeles is sunny and warm without being uncomfortably hot.

Airports in London

Useful information about London Heathrow Airport

One the world’s busiest airports, London Heathrow Airport is located around 14 miles west of the city centre. The airport has five terminals, four of which are operational (Terminal 1 has closed permanently) and each terminal offers many refreshments areas, free WiFi and more. Several options are available for travelling to the airport from London.

  • London Underground (Metro): The Piccadilly Line goes as far as the airport. The journey time is under an hour and services are frequent. The airport has three London Underground (Tube) station, one which serves terminals 2 and 3, one at terminal 4 and another serving terminal 5. The standard fare is £6.
  • Bus: Regular bus services are operated from Victoria Coach Station To Heathrow Airport’s Central Bus Station. The journey time is around 45 minutes to one hour and costs £6.
  • Train: Train services on the Heathrow Express from Paddington Station cost between £22 - £25 depending on the time of day, and the journey time is only 15 minutes.
  • Taxi: Taxis to the airport from central London, take around one hour and fares vary between £45 and £75.

Useful information about London Gatwick Airport

Gatwick is London’s second largest airport and is located 25 miles south of London in West Sussex. Like Heathrow it has modern passenger facilities, and travel options to the airport from London include:

  • Train: Trains operate from London Victoria Station to Gatwick Airport. The journey time is around 45 minutes and fares start from £8.
  • Taxi: A taxi from London to Gatwick Airport takes around 45 minutes and costs around £50.

Airports in Los Angeles

Useful information about Los Angeles Airport

Los Angeles Airport boasts excellent passenger facilities including restaurants, shops, bars and even an aviation museum. Travel options to the city from the airport include:

  • Metro: Metro services to various city locations are inexpensive and start from $1.50
  • Bus: The FlyAway Shuttle Bus also operates from the airport to various downtown location. Ticket prices are around $10 and the journey takes around one hour depending on traffic conditions.
  • Taxi: A taxi from the airport to downtown areas will take around one hour and cost around $65.

What to do and visit in Los Angeles

  • Take a trip to Disneyland, the construction of which was supervised by Walt Disney himself. Ever expanding, the resort is home to many attractions based on the Disney universe. From classics such as Mickey Mouse to new additions such as Frozen, children will find their favourites here.
  • Visit Universal Studios, a theme park celebrating the studios most famous films and TV shows. With rides and other attractions, the little ones will never want to leave.
  • See the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The greatest actors, producers and directors have their name here. Can you find your favourite?
  • Wine and dine at Sunset Boulevard. One of the most famous streets in the world, Sunset Boulevard stretches from Downton LA to the Pacific Coast Highway for a total 35km. Best to get in a car for this one!
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