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  • Frequent flights to over 140 destinations.
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Book your flights to California

Explore all the excitement the Golden State has to offer by flying straight to California's busiest airports. Book now and get ready for a unique experience.

British Airways flies daily to San Francisco International Airport (SFO), Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) and San Diego International Airport (SAN). Drive across the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco or take a tour of the biggest film studios, theme parks and the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles. Visit the innovation centre of Silicon Valley in San Jose and escape to San Diego where the surf is breathtaking and the cuisine a revelation.

California flight facts

Flight duration.

Flight duration

For those flying to San Diego (SAN) and Los Angeles (LAX), you can expect an 11-hour flight, and half an hour less if you are heading to San Francisco (SFO) or San Jose (SJC). During your journey you will enjoy all the comfort and security of knowing you're flying British Airways, as well as first class service from our friendly cabin crew.

Leaving from London Heathrow.

Leaving from London Heathrow

All British Airways flights to California leave from Heathrow airport (LHR). Once you depart, it's time to stretch out and take advantage of our hospitality. Our cabin crew will be more than happy to assist you with anything you need, while you indulge in our wide variety of in-flight entertainment and a vast range of food and beverages.

Arriving in California.

Arriving in California

All our Californian destinations have plenty of taxi and shuttle bus services. San Diego International Airport is so close to the centre of town that the taxi ride only takes between 10 and 15 minutes. The airport in San Jose is just 10 minutes via taxi to the centre of town. Central San Francisco is a mere 20 minutes away from its airport by car, and you’ll find yourself in LA in just under half an hour after departing LAX by taxi.


Our cheapest fares to California

Destination (from)Prices from 
San FranciscoBarcelona€599 returnFind this price
Los AngelesBarcelona€675 returnFind this price
San Jose (California)Barcelona€740 returnFind this price

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