The cheapest times to fly from LAX to LHR are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 27th
  • October 1st to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 LAX to LHR is mid January. Prices can be as high as $874 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $380 for Tuesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to London (LHR) will usually cost between $391 to $636 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $397. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $681. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $284 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $450 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to LHR flight.

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

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LAX to LHR Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to LHR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. 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 fly to LHR, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into LAX. 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 $32 (6%) 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 $465. Return trip prices are from the LHR to LAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

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Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LAX to LHR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 47 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from LAX to LHR while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Gatwick Airport (LGW) in London

  • 25 miles (40 km) away from LHR
  • Usually 1.33% less expensive than LHR
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAX to LGW flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LAX to LHR? 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 Canada, Air China, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, Avianca, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5442 miles or 8758 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to LHR flight is about 10 hour 47 minutes.

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

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 95 available flights from LAX to LHR.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code LHR
Destination airport name London Heathrow Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude -0.5


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