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Cheapest flights to London airports

Find the cheapest flights to these London airports from your nearest city or airport
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London Heathrow Airport

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO London

Ontario (ONT) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

Typically, flights to London from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Ontario to London Heathrow, which has an average price of $466

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO LONDON FROM LOS ANGELESFebruary22% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to London costs on average just $377 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO LONDON FROM LOS ANGELESDecember31% more expensiveIt costs about $631 for flights to London from Los Angeles in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO LONDON FROM LOS ANGELESDecember330% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to London from Los Angeles in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to London?

How long does it take to fly to London?

The flight time from the United States to London, England, ranges from about seven hours to 10 hours, depending on your departing venue and layover. You can take a Newark city flight at the Newark Liberty International Airport, which offers direct routes and flight paths with layovers. A non-stop trip from this New Jersey airport is about 6 hours 40 minutes. Los Angeles International Airport has some direct routes to the London Heathrow Airport, lasting about 10 hours 10 minutes. The city also includes some flights with a layover in Dallas with a total flight time of around 12 hours 50 minutes. If you live in New York, you can also find non-stop routes to the English capital at the John F Kennedy International Airport with a duration of approximately 6 hours 50 minutes.

Where can you fly directly into London from the United States?

You can get nonstop flights from the John F Kennedy International Airport in New York to London Heathrow Airport, London, through airlines such as Delta, Finnair, and British Airways. One of the shortest flights to London, England comes from Newark Airport in New Jersey. You can also find some London flight deals from LAX, many of them direct routes, making it convenient for tourists and residents in the city. If you come from Chicago, you can also get direct operations to London via multiple airlines, including British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, and Finnair airlines.

  • What is the absolute cheapest flight to London?

    The best deal found on momondo in the last two weeks was a flight to London from Milan for $19. This is 96% cheaper than most flight deals to London. To find the cheapest price to London from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

  • What is the cheapest month to fly to London?

    The cheapest month to fly to London from United States is in March. Flight prices, which tend to average around $383, are often lower during this time because this is during the off-season. The month of May is another great option to travel to London, with average flight prices from United States averaging around $386.

  • How far in advance should I book a flight to London?

    Most flyers found that booking tickets 60 days in advance of their planned departure date is the best time to get cheap flights to London. During this timeframe, flight prices are around $453. Don’t hesitate to check prices now though because momondo users recently found tickets for as low as $275.

  • What is the cheapest day to depart on your flight to London?

    The cheapest day to depart from United States to London is on a Wednesday. Travelers who choose to depart for London on a Wednesday will often find tickets for as low as $464. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Saturday because tickets tend to average around $519. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to London.

  • What is the cheapest time of day to depart on your flight to London?

    Flying to London from United States at noon is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as $444 when looking at flights departing at noon. Flights to London are more costly in the afternoon, with an average ticket price of $474. Departure times in the afternoon fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.

  • Is there a good place to hike near London?

    During the warmer months, hikers around the London area find that parks like Hyde Park are the best for taking long walks with their families and/or pets. Those looking for this type of experience are likely best suited to fly to London in May, June, or July.

  • Is there an alternative airport near London?

    Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near London is possible. If you are planning a flight to London, consider booking flights to London Heathrow Airport (14 mi from London city center), London Gatwick Airport (24 mi from London city center), London Luton Airport (28 mi from London city center), London Stansted Airport (31 mi from London city center) or London Southend Airport (36 mi from London city center).

  • Is there a cheaper alternative to flying into London?

    With an average price of $242 per person, London Luton Airport is the cheapest airport to fly into when planning your trip to London. This price can fluctuate based on where you are flying from. momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool can help users find the best prices.

  • Are there flights to Westminster?

    Yes, if you fly to London City in London which is the closest available airport to Westminster (8.0 mi away).

  • What’s the closest airport to Paddington Station?

    The airport which is nearest to Paddington Station is London City. It is 9.8 mi away and is in London.


Can I fly to London from United States right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from United States to London

Most visitors from United States need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter London.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from United States must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours before departing to London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from United States are not required to quarantine after entering London.

Documents
Mandatory passenger locator form - Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland - All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package - All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Can I fly back to United States from London?

Returning to United States from London

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to United States.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering United States.

If you are planning to travel to London at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.

London flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to London found recently by users on momondo
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Feb 20
JFK5:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
14h 30m
1 stop
LHR7:30 amLondon Heathrow
Feb 27
LHR8:40 amLondon Heathrow
35h 20m
1 stop
JFK8:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Feb 20
JFK5:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
14h 30m
1 stop
LHR7:30 amLondon Heathrow
Feb 27
LHR8:40 amLondon Heathrow
35h 20m
1 stop
JFK8:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Feb 11
JFK5:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
14h 30m
1 stop
LHR7:30 amLondon Heathrow
Feb 27
LHR8:40 amLondon Heathrow
35h 20m
1 stop
JFK8:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Feb 7
JFK5:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
14h 30m
1 stop
LHR7:30 amLondon Heathrow
Feb 22
LHR8:40 amLondon Heathrow
35h 20m
1 stop
JFK8:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Feb 7
JFK5:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
14h 30m
1 stop
LHR7:30 amLondon Heathrow
Feb 22
LHR8:40 amLondon Heathrow
35h 20m
1 stop
JFK8:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Feb 9
JFK5:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
12h 30m
1 stop
LHR5:30 amLondon Heathrow
Feb 22
LHR8:40 amLondon Heathrow
35h 20m
1 stop
JFK8:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl

Find the cheapest one-way flights to London

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to London, view some of our deals below provided by British Airways, Finnair and TAP AIR PORTUGAL
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Mar 29
JFK6:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
12h 35m
1 stop
LGW6:35 amLondon Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Mar 29
EWR1:40 pmNewark
11h 05m
1 stop
LGW12:45 amLondon Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Mar 29
JFK6:00 pmNew York John F Kennedy Intl
14h 45m
1 stop
LHR8:45 amLondon Heathrow

Which airlines fly to London?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to London
  • Which airlines fly to London?

    For flights from United States to London, most momondo users will book with popular airlines such as British Airways, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta. Depending on what airport you fly from, you may have other airlines to choose from.


How to get to downtown London from the airport

How do you get to the city center from London airport?

The Heathrow Express train offers an efficient means of getting to the city center from the London Heathrow Airport, taking approximately 15 minutes to get to Paddington Station. You can access this train at Terminals 2, 3, and 5. It is essential to note that you have to purchase the train tickets at a machine, through an app, or get it on board, which is expensive. Besides this, you can utilize the more affordable Underground metro, also called the Tube, which has around a 10-minute waiting period and takes about 45 minutes to reach the town center. You can find the Tube at three London Underground stations at the airport in Terminal 4 and Terminal 5, while the other shares Terminals 2 and 3. The airport also includes shuttle services via the TfL local bus or National Express bus, which are about 50 minutes to central London. You can also find some ride-sharing services from London's traditional Black Cabs and Uber rides, which are in Level 1 at Terminals 4 and 5, or in Level 3 and 4 for Terminals 3 and 2, respectively.


Popular routes to London

Most frequently searched flights to London along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
New York to London Flights
Fastest flight time6h 45m
Cheapest price$278
Los Angeles to London Flights
Fastest flight time10h 10m
Cheapest price$469
Seattle to London Flights
Fastest flight time9h 10m
Cheapest price$565
Denver to London Flights
Fastest flight time9h 00m
Cheapest price$469
Atlanta to London Flights
Fastest flight time7h 45m
Cheapest price$438
Philadelphia to London Flights
Fastest flight time6h 55m
Cheapest price$558
San Francisco to London Flights
Fastest flight time15h 05m
Cheapest price$389
Orlando to London Flights
Fastest flight time8h 20m
Cheapest price$435
Austin to London Flights
Fastest flight time8h 55m
Cheapest price$456
Boston to London Flights
Fastest flight time10h 25m
Cheapest price$364
Phoenix to London Flights
Fastest flight time9h 55m
Cheapest price$558
Tel Aviv to London Flights
Fastest flight time5h 15m
Cheapest price$93
Ontario to London Flights
Fastest flight time12h 50m
Cheapest price$581
Miami to London Flights
Fastest flight time11h 00m
Cheapest price$427
Minneapolis to London Flights
Fastest flight time8h 05m
Cheapest price$503
Portland to London Flights
Fastest flight time9h 25m
Cheapest price$514
Chicago to London Flights
Fastest flight time11h 20m
Cheapest price$355
Santa Ana to London Flights
Fastest flight time12h 36m
Cheapest price$573
Raleigh to London Flights
Fastest flight time7h 25m
Cheapest price$496
San Diego to London Flights
Fastest flight time10h 25m
Cheapest price$558

Visa requirements for visiting London

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting London?

A trip to London requires that you have at least one blank page in your passport. Moreover, your document must be valid for your entire duration in the United Kingdom. Ensure to have at least six-month validity left to facilitate further travel to several other countries. If you’re traveling for business, treatment, or tourism and staying in the UK for less than six months, you do not need a visa.


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Best things to do and see in London

What can you see and do in London?

When you want to entertain your family with some adventure, a trip to KidZania in Westfield London at Shepherd's Bush is a quality option. The indoor discovery city merges fun and learning, allowing kids to explore various activities and independently choose their favorite interests. The program also includes several jobs that children can partake in to learn about different life skills and careers. St. Paul's Cathedral is an iconic landmark in London, and visiting the iconic building allows you to take in the impressive interior and architecture. You can have a look at tombs of some of England's heroes in the crypt below or climb up to the Golden Gallery for panoramic views across London. If you love sports, you can tour around the different football stadiums located within the city, such as Arsenal FC's Emirates Stadium, Chelsea FC's Stamford Bridge, and Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.