The cheapest times to fly from LGB to LGW are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • September 10th to December 9th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LGB to LGW is early October. Prices can be as high as $2461 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $391 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Long Beach, CA (LGB) to London (LGW) will usually cost between $400 to $929 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $422. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $1115. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $693 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $504 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGB to LGW flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LGB to LGW route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LGB to LGW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGB to LGW flight is cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Long Beach. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.06, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $427 (29%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $485. Return trip prices are from the LGW to LGB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LGB to LGW can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 49 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from LGB to LGW while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 25 miles (40 km) away from LGW
  • Usually 6.55% less expensive than LGW
  • 1-layover flights available

See LGB to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LGB to LGW? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Gatwick Airport to Long Beach Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5464 miles or 8793 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LGB to LGW?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGB to LGW flight is about 10 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Long Beach, CA and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from LGB to LGW.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LGB
Origination airport name Long Beach Airport
City Long Beach, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.8
Longitude -118.2

Return Airport

Destination code LGW
Destination airport name London Gatwick Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.1
Longitude -0.2


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