The cheapest times to fly from LGW to LAX are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • April 23rd to May 20th (except the week of May 7th)
  • September 17th to December 9th (except the week of October 22nd)

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 LGW to LAX is mid February. Prices can be as high as $1092 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $348 for Tuesday flights around mid February.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from London (LGW) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $348 to $949 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid February with an average ticket price of $351. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1045. 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 $436 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGW to LAX flight.

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

LGW to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGW to LAX flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.05, 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 $46 (9%) 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 $481. Return trip prices are from the LAX to LGW 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 LGW to LAX can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 49 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 32 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, CSA, Delta, easyJet, Emirates, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, Smartwings, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to London Gatwick Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5465 miles or 8795 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between London and Los Angeles, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from LGW to LAX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code LAX
Destination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4


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