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Summary info about California flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

£217

Best Round-Trip Price

£368

Fastest flight time

11h 35m

Operated By

9 airlines
The best one-way flight price to California from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £217 (London Gatwick to Los Angeles).
The best round-trip flight price to California from United Kingdom in the last 72 hours is £368 (London Heathrow to San Francisco).
The fastest flight to California from United Kingdom takes 11h 35m (London Gatwick to Los Angeles).
There are 9 airlines operating flights to California, including British Airways, Air Canada and Lufthansa.

California flights insights and trends

Explore insights for your California flight to craft the best travel plan

What is the cheapest flight I can find to California?

For prices as low as £14/pp, you can find flights to California depending on where you are departing from. On average, flights to California cost £546/pp.
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How long is the flight from United Kingdom to California?

The average flight duration from United Kingdom to California depends on which airport you fly into and out of. Flying from London Heathrow to Los Angeles is 11h on average, while flying from Manchester to Los Angeles is 14h 05m on average. Los Angeles is the most popular airport in California.

What is the best day of the week to fly to California?

Flying to California on a Wednesday or Monday is your best option since this is when flight prices tend to be at their lowest for the week. The most expensive day of the week to fly to California is on a Sunday.

Which airlines fly to California?

You can find flights to California from 24 airlines. If you’re unsure which to fly with, consider booking your flight with British Airways, Virgin Atlantic or Lufthansa as these are the most popular among our users. British Airways is the most favoured with 41% of momondo travellers booking flights with this airline.

Cheapest flights to cities in California

Click on the cities below to find out when it's cheapest to fly to California from United Kingdom
Los Angeles
Los Angeles

Useful information for your flight to California

Get up-to-date answers for some of the most frequently asked questions regarding flying to California

What is the best airport to fly into to visit Los Angeles?

I plan on visiting Disneyland Park. Which airport is the quickest drive?

Disneyland Park is closest to Santa Ana Airport. Those looking for an alternative airport option near Disneyland Park could try flying into Los Angeles Airport.

What are the most popular landmarks in California?

What is the weather like in California?

The temperatures in California range from 14 °C to 23 °C depending on the time of year. The warmest month in California is July, and the coldest month in California is January. Those looking for a drier month during their visit should travel during the months of July, August, or June, when rain is least likely compared to the rest of the year.

How much are flights to California?

The cheapest flight to California recently found on momondo was £251. If you’re unable to find a flight deal this cheap, keep in mind that anything less than £1,109 is considered a good price for flights to California. £1,228 is the average cost to fly to California, while £4,767 is the most expensive.

Where is it cheapest to fly into California?

When travelling to California, Los Angeles airport in Los Angeles offers the cheapest overall flights with an average airfare of £251, while the second most affordable option is San Francisco airport with an average airfare of £263 for San Francisco.

When did momondo last update prices for flights to California?

Prices for flights to California are updated daily.

How many operators does momondo search for flights to California?

How old do you have to be to fly to California?

The minimum age a child must be to fly alone is five but airlines that offer an unaccompanied minor (UNMR) service will have their own age restrictions, including rules around flight length, timings, and stopovers. We always recommend checking with the individual airline you are booking with to travel to California.

What documentation or ID do you need to fly to California?

The required travel and health documents for your California trip may vary depending on your itinerary and personal circumstances. As a general rule, you should carry multiple documents, including a national ID card or driver's license and a passport valid for six months after your intended arrival at California. We recommend that you seek guidance from your airline or a reliable third party such as IATA.


Popular cities and sights

Looking to visit California? Check out these cities and spend time seeing some of the most popular sights in California.
Los Angeles

Los Angeles

£247

California

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STAPLES Center

Venice Beach

Los Angeles Convention Center

Hollywood Bowl

Dodger Stadium

San Francisco

San Francisco

£188

California

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Union Square

Fisherman's Wharf

Moscone Center

Alcatraz

Oracle Park

San Diego

San Diego

£270

California

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Gaslamp Quarter

SeaWorld San Diego

San Diego Convention Center

San Diego Zoo

SDCCU Stadium

San Jose

San Jose

California

San Jose McEnery Convention Center

Winchester Mystery House

Civic Auditorium

SAP Center at San Jose

Raging Waters

Sacramento

Sacramento

California

Arco Arena

Sacramento Zoo

Sacramento Convention Center

Memorial Auditorium

Crocker Art Museum

Santa Ana

Santa Ana

California

Bowers Museum

Jerome Park

Old Orange County Courthouse

Segerstrom Center for the Arts

Fresno

Fresno

California

Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center

Selland Arena

Downing Planetarium

Fresno Fairgrounds

Fresno Metropolitan Museum

Palm Springs

Palm Springs

California

Palm Springs Convention Center

Palm Springs Air Museum

Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway

Plaza Theatre

Palm Springs Art Museum

Oakland

Oakland

California

Oakland Coliseum

Oracle Arena

Jack London Square

Oakland Convention Center

Paramount Theatre

Ontario

Ontario

California

Scandia Ontario

Ontario Museum of History and Art

San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo

California

Dallidet Adobe and Gardens

Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa

Fremont Theater

Alex G. Spanos Stadium


Recent flights found to popular cities in California

Find flights to these popular cities in California from your nearest airport.
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Frontier
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Delta
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JetBlue
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Frontier
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Frontier
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Delta
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SFO
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Delta
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SFO
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Frontier
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SFO
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Alaska Airlines
25 Jul
LAX
1h 24m
SFO
29 Jul
SFO
1h 36m
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Delta
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SFO
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Alaska Airlines
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SFO
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Spirit Airlines
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SAN
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Delta
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SAN
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Delta
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SAN
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Delta
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SAN
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SAN
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Delta
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SAN
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SAN
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Delta
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SAN
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SAN
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Delta
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SAN
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SAN
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Delta
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SAN
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SAN
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Alaska Airlines
28 May
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SAN
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SAN
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United Airlines
19 Apr
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SAN
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Delta
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SAN
24 Mar
SAN
1h 06m
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United Airlines
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SAN
28 Mar
SAN
1h 05m
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United Airlines
21 Mar
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1h 12m
FAT
28 Mar
FAT
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United Airlines
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FAT
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United Airlines
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FAT
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United Airlines
22 Mar
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United Airlines
19 Apr
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1h 12m
FAT
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United Airlines
20 Mar
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FAT
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FAT
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United Airlines
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FAT
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FAT
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United Airlines
18 Mar
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FAT
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United Airlines
26 Apr
LAX
1h 11m
FAT
4 May
FAT
1h 15m
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United Airlines
19 Apr
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5h 12m
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FAT
21 Apr
FAT
1h 14m
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United Airlines
20 Mar
LAX
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FAT
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FAT
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United Airlines
22 Mar
LAX
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FAT
24 Mar
FAT
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American Airlines
15 May
LAX
5h 27m
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PSP
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United Airlines
15 Mar
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1h 05m
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Alaska Airlines
15 Jul
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United Airlines
4 Apr
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Alaska Airlines
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United Airlines
14 Mar
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Alaska Airlines
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United Airlines
15 May
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1h 06m
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Alaska Airlines
19 Mar
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26 Mar
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Delta
18 Mar
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American Airlines
15 May
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United Airlines
4 Apr
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Cheapest flight routes to California

These routes have the cheapest flights to California found by momondo users in United Kingdom
DepartingDestinationBest TimeBest Price
LondonLos Angeles11h 00m£395
LondonSan Francisco11h 00m£398
LondonLong Beach17h 47m£417
LondonSan Jose14h 19m£420
LondonOntario14h 03m£421
LondonOakland14h 05m£427
SouthamptonSan Francisco14h 10m£432
InvernessSan Jose34h 55m£439
InvernessSan Francisco23h 15m£439
ManchesterSan Francisco13h 50m£443
LondonSan Diego11h 05m£445
BirminghamSan Francisco13h 45m£455
EdinburghLos Angeles14h 00m£456
EdinburghSan Francisco14h 10m£456
ManchesterLos Angeles14h 05m£459
SouthamptonBurbank38h 55m£463

Best things to do and see in California

What popular events take place in California, United States?

With flight deals to California, United States, you will find yourself in one of the most modern and diverse states in the US, offering you access to several thriving cities and cultures. California boasts everything from the glitz of Hollywood to the tech world of Silicone Valley, wine counties, amazing nature, and everything in between. Some of the biggest events that California is synonymous with include Coachella, one of the most influential music festivals in the world, taking place in Indio over three days in April every year, and the Outside Lands music festival. The latter event brings over 200,000 music fans to San Francisco every year in October. In August, the three-day Fremont Festival Of The Arts takes over the streets of Fremont with wine, music, and art. June's LA Film Festival, running over three days, includes free screenings and premiers, whilst one of the largest free events in California is the abbot Kinney Festival with its mile-long stretch of food trucks, art booths, beer gardens and music on Venice Beach.

Is California, United States known for specific food/cuisine?

California is a state that has seen massive immigration from various countries, as well as maintaining traditional all-American values. When it comes to cuisine, there is no food that isn't prepared and savoured in this state. With strong Latino influences, Mexican food has become highly popular amongst locals, and Mexican restaurants and food trucks are a daily ingredient of the American diet. Pizza is a roaring favourite in California, meaning you can easily get Californian-styled pizza, offering thinner crusts than traditional Italian variants. French-dip sandwiches are also popular in California. These involve thick baguette sandwiches with a broth to dip into. Chinese restaurants thrive in the state, and the American-designed Cobb Salads are a firm favourite too. Wraps, burgers, and sushi are also staples of the Californian diet. Food is high-quality and as diverse as it gets, and being an active, outdoor state means you can get healthy meals as easily as comfort food. Franchised coffees, good local wines and healthy smoothies are popular beverages.

What can you see and do in California, United States?

With your Californian flight deal, you will find a plethora of fun sights to behold. See the Hollywood sign and take in a celebrity house spotting tour. Go shopping on Rodeo Drive and feel like a star, or bump into a few VIPs before taking in a tour of Warner Bros or Universal film studios. Enjoy a San Diego Harbour Cruise and see the sights from the water. Take a hot air balloon ride over the wine countries or partake in on-the-ground wine tasting tours of Napa Valley. Nature lovers can enjoy Yosemite Park trips and get to see the giant Sequoia trees or see the legendary Redwood forests. Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco is a world-famous landmark and can be visited by tour or with your own car hire. You can also view the famous Alcatraz prison with a San Francisco-based tour. For family fun, try the gigantic amusement world of Disneyland, and art and history lovers may enjoy the Getty Centre Museum or Hearst Castle. California has awesome beaches, such as Malibu for high-end luxury or Venice Beach for a fun day out. LA is jam-packed with music and cool venues, such as the Viper Room, to explore at every corner. There is literally something for everyone in California.

What passport or visa requirements are there when visiting California, United States?

As a British citizen, you must ensure that your passport is valid, but you will not need a visa to travel to the US for visits of less than 90 days. You will need an ESTA travel authorisation to waiver the visa, which can be applied for easily online on the ESTA website.


Useful information for finding California flight deals

Learn about all of the flight booking features offered by momondo for free.
  • How do I get Price Alerts for flights to California?

    You can take advantage of momondo’s Price Alerts by first searching for your flights to California. Flight offers will be shown to you in real-time. From there you can create a Price Alert by using our on-site widget.

  • How can I save money on flights to California with momondo?

    By using tools like our “Price Calendar”, you can see the best day to fly round-trip for your travels. Our “Price Forecast” tool uses AI to predict whether you should purchase or hold off on booking for potentially cheaper prices. Explore shows you all flight options from a city or airport to build your own unique adventure. The Discover blog also provides valuable insights for saving money while booking your experience. After searching you can toggle on “Price Alerts” to track prices for your desired flight and book at the ideal moment.

  • How does momondo find its flight prices?

    We show prices from over 700+ competitors with a single click. With options from airlines and OTAs from across our 30 international markets, we are able to show you a diverse range of deals to create your adventure.


Why use momondo?

Why should I use momondo to find a flight deal to California?

We help find the flight that best suits your needs; momondo compares prices from hundreds of airlines and travel agents and helps you filter them to find the best flight for you.

Can I find flights to California with flexible booking policies on momondo?

Yes. All flights to California on momondo can be compared and filtered by various policies on offer, including flexible booking.

How can momondo help me find flights to California?

momondo offers useful filters to help you find the right flight. Choose specific flight times, airports or even what payment method you prefer. We have numerous options to help you book your ideal flight to California.

I’m not ready to book a flight to California right now. Can momondo alert me if prices change?

If you are not ready to book a flight to California now, use our insights above to find helpful tips or alternatively set up a price alert; this is where momondo will track prices on flights to California and let you know when they change.


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