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Journey Summary

Los Angeles to London Flight Information

Avg. Flight Duration
20 hour.other 43 minute.other
Flight Price: $717
Flights Depart from:Los Angeles
Flights arrive in:London
Distance:8756 km
Airlines:Aeromexico, norwegian air, United, WestJet, American Airlines, British Airways

Flights from Los Angeles to London

A traveler who's looking for a flight from Los Angeles to London won't be short of options. An average of 61 flights a day depart from Los Angeles International to two of London's airports, Gatwick and Heathrow. Some of America and eurosope's most reputable airlines fly this route, including American Airlines, British Airways and Lufthansa. Flight times are now a whole hour shorter than they were last decade and less time is lost on this route than ever before.

Which airlines travel from Los Angeles to London?

18 airlines fly directly from Los Angeles to London on the route from Los Angeles International (LAX) to London Heathrow (LHR). They are Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Air New Zealand, American Airlines, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, British Airways, Finnair, Air France, KLM, Iberia, Condor, Lufthansa, Air Canada, LOT, SAS and Lufthansa. As this is the most popular way to travel from Los Angeles to London, flights sell out quickly, so make sure to book well in advance. Norwegian Air flies directly from Los Angeles to London, departing from Los Angeles International and arriving at London Gatwick (LGW).

How long is the flight from Los Angeles to London?

A direct flight from Los Angeles to London takes an average of ten hours and 25 minutes.

How many flights are there from Los Angeles to London?

Every day there are 61 departing flights from Los Angeles to London. This works out as roughly 430 planes each week. American Airlines, who fly this route an average of eight times daily, and Iberia and Finnair, who fly seven times daily, are the airlines who fly from Los Angeles to London most frequently. The earliest flight you can catch from Los Angeles to London is at 06:15 a.m. with Delta. The latest you can depart on a direct flight is at 9:05 p.m. with Iberia.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Los Angeles to London?

Departure Airport: Los Angeles only has one international airport, Los Angeles International (LAX), and all flights to London depart from there. Los Angeles International is in the city's Westchester neighborhood, which is 16 miles (25.7 kilometers) away from downtown LA. Depending on the traffic, traveling from downtown to Los Angeles International takes between 30 minutes and an hour by car. The most convenient way to travel from Downtown LA to Los Angeles International by public transportation is with the FlyAway Shuttle. This shuttle bus stops at 5 of the city's most popular neighborhoods, including Union Station (for further transit links), Hollywood, Santa Monica, Van Nuys, and Westwood, the home of UCLA. The bus costs $9.75 for a one-way ticket.  The quickest way to reach the airport from downtown LA is with a taxi, which will cost you roughly $50 and usually takes around 30 minutes.

Arrival AirportLos Angeles International has a comprehensive range of facilities for both business and leisure travelers. Within the airport are an extensive range of shops and restaurants, which should cater to every taste. For business travelers, WiFi is available throughout the airport for a small fee and is complimentary in Los Angeles International's many business lounges. Business and leisure travelers can enjoy access to lounges via their airline ticket or a Priority Pass sold by the airport. Los Angeles International is wheelchair accessible. When your flight from Los Angeles to London lands, you will either find yourself at London Gatwick (LGW) or London Heathrow (LHR). Both are well connected to London city center via public transit links.  London Heathrow is 15 miles (24 kilometers) outside of central London and is well connected by both public transportation and motorways. The fastest way to reach London from Heathrow Airport is via the express train from Terminals 2 and 3 to London Paddington, which takes only 15 minutes. Train prices fluctuate, so book in advance if you can. London's subway takes an average of an hour to reach Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line, which arrives at least every 10 minutes, if not more frequently. Taxis take around one hour and cost between £45-£70.  London Gatwick is 30 miles (48 kilometers) south of central London. The best way to get to central London from Gatwick is by taking the Gatwick Express train, which departs from the airport and arrives at London Victoria. However, as train prices fluctuate, do buy in advance. There's no train service between 1:35 a.m. and 4:35 p.m. from Gatwick. Coaches run all night and are the cheapest option, with a starting price of £4 for an 80-minute journey. A taxi to central London can cost as much as £100.