London to Los Angeles flight duration

What is the flight duration from London to Los Angeles?

On average there are 27 flights flying direct each day from London to Los Angeles. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

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Depart
LHR
Arrive
LAX

Average direct flight time is 11 hours 16 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from London to Los Angeles is 11 hours.

A distance of 5,442 miles / 8,758 km

Related: Return journey Los Angeles to London flight duration

London to Los Angeles flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 11 hours 16 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 11 hours
  • Longest flight duration: 11 hours 35 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 27

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from London to Los Angeles is 11 hours 16 minutes
  • Distance from London to Los Angeles is 5,442 miles / 8,758 km
  • London is served by 5 airports London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Luton Airport (LTN), London Stansted Airport (STN), London City Airport (LCY)
  • Los Angeles is served by 1 airports Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
  • The currency in Los Angeles, United States is the US Dollar

Airlines

Norwegian
Norwegian
Ryanair
Ryanair
Air New Zealand
Air New Zealand

DIRECT FLIGHTS

London Gatwick to Los Angeles International
Flying with Norwegian
11 hours 20 minutes
London Heathrow to Los Angeles International
Flying with Finnair
11 hours 30 minutes
London Heathrow to Los Angeles International
Flying with Air New Zealand
11 hours 10 minutes

Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

London to Los Angeles flight time via Reykjavik Keflavik | to via KEF
London to Reykjavik Keflavik
3 hours 15 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 05 minutes
Reykjavik Keflavik to Los Angeles
9 hours 20 minutes
Total journey time
13 hours 40 minutes
London to Los Angeles flight time via Toronto Pearson International | to via YYZ
London to Toronto Pearson International
8 hours 16 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 09 minutes
Toronto Pearson International to Los Angeles
5 hours 20 minutes
Total journey time
15 hours 45 minutes
London to Los Angeles flight time via Dublin | to via DUB
London to Dublin
1 hours 25 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 45 minutes
Dublin to Los Angeles
11 hours 05 minutes
Total journey time
15 hours 15 minutes

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


London & Los Angeles local time and timezones

Los Angeles, United States time is 8 hours behind London, United Kingdom

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
18:49 Sat, 8 Aug, 2020,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

Date and time in Los Angeles, United States:
10:49 Sat, 8 Aug, 2020,
Los Angeles Timezone: PDT (-07:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, United Kingdom and Los Angeles, United States? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 11 hours 16 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.