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Flights to Los Angeles

Explore the world’s entertainment capital

Flight time from London

11 hours

Cheapest return flight

516

Distance from London

5,327 miles

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Known by many names – including the City of Angels, La La Land and Tinseltown – Los Angeles is a playground of cinematic allure and endless attractions. Alongside the city’s glitz and glam, photo-ready nature is just a stone’s throw away from the concrete jungle. Discover pristine beaches, endless ocean views and the hills that house the rich and famous, all within easy reach. Further afield, the desert heat of Joshua Tree National Park and the vast forests of Sequoia National Park are just a few hours' drive away.

Fly to Los Angeles with British Airways and tick off the iconic Hollywood Boulevard, home to the Walk of Fame and historic TCL Chinese Theatre. The trendy Melrose Avenue and upscale Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills offer a day of shopping in their exclusive boutiques, or you can lean into the city’s laid-back lifestyle and walk or cycle the stretch between Santa Monica Pier and Venice Beach. Keep an eye out for street performers, skateboarders and Muscle Beach along the way. Don’t forget to enjoy the refreshing sea breeze and views of the waves and palm trees before taking a dip in the Pacific Ocean. Book your holiday to Los Angeles now.

Our cheapest fares to Los Angeles from Dusseldorf

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Los Angeles flight FAQs

How long is a flight to Los Angeles?

A flight from London Heathrow to Los Angeles International Airport takes about 11 hours.

What’s the cheapest month to fly to Los Angeles?

Use our low fare finder to discover the cheapest time to visit Los Angeles. The most popular time to visit the city is during the summer, so book your flights for spring or autumn to enjoy the famous year-round warm weather with fewer tourists and quieter attractions.

Is Los Angeles cheap to visit?

You can make a trip to Los Angeles fit any budget. Start by spending a day enjoying the sun and surf at Venice Beach or Santa Monica for free. Explore the vibrant street art scene in the Arts District or hike up to the iconic Griffith Observatory and its surrounding park for Instagrammable city views. Los Angeles has plenty of food trucks and local markets, so indulge in something delicious at reasonable prices. You can get free general admission to The Broad, and the Getty Centre also offers free entry on certain days. For cost-effective travel, use the public transport network to navigate the city.

Is it easy to get around Los Angeles?

Once you touch down at Los Angeles International Airport, you’re only a 20-minute drive to the beach or about an hour away from Downtown Los Angeles. The cheapest way to travel is by using the airport bus, which will take you to Union Station in around an hour. Taxis can easily be found outside the airport terminal for a faster ride to your destination.

You can also hire a car with British Airways if you want to see more of what the USA has to offer. You’ll receive great benefits, with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support, plus you’ll collect Avios points on every rental.

Why visit Los Angeles?

Whatever your reason for visiting sunny Los Angeles, there’s so much to do and see. Discover the historic charm of Olvera Street, a vibrant marketplace in Downtown Los Angeles. Lined with colourful stalls, this pedestrianised area showcases Mexican culture with traditional crafts, street performers and delicious tacos. To walk off your lunch, visit Runyon Canyon Park to hike the trails and enjoy panoramic views of the city. To immerse yourself in local life, catch a baseball game at Dodger Stadium and then take a walk through the city’s oldest neighbourhood, Angelino Heights. From here you can walk to Echo Park and hire one of their famous swan-shaped peddle boats to ride around the lake. There are plenty of trendy spots for dinner in Silver Lake too.

Do I need a visa for Los Angeles?

Citizens of the UK and Ireland and EU passport holders do not need a visa to visit Los Angeles. However, you will need an ESTA, which permits travel to the US for 90 days or less. If you hold a passport from a country or territory outside of the listed areas, you may need to apply for a visa before you travel. You can find out more about visa requirements for all the countries we fly to on our visa information page.

How many bags can I check in on my flight to Los Angeles?

You can book a hand baggage-only ticket or make the most of our generous baggage allowance. If you choose economy standard or one of our British Airways Holidays’ packages, each passenger can check in a bag weighing up to 23kg – in addition to a handbag, laptop case or other small bag. Families travelling in any cabin with younger children can also check in one car seat and one fully collapsible pushchair. Read more about baggage allowances for children.

If you’re flying in our business cabin, you can check in two bags weighing up to 32kg each. Read our baggage guide for full details.

Why fly British Airways to Los Angeles?

Discover outstanding service from the moment you book. Fly with just hand baggage and you can carry two bags free of charge. Choose our checked baggage option and you can travel with hand baggage and a 23kg bag checked into the hold, plus enjoy free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. On board you’ll find HEPA-filtered air, quality on-board catering, and a warm, uniquely British welcome.

Simply relax and let us take care of you, every step of the way.

Economy class flights to Los Angeles

From 516return

from Hamburg, April 2024

Our World Traveller (economy) cabin offers our lowest fares and is great for budget travellers. You’ll get a meal, drinks and full use of our in-flight entertainment system.

April

516

return, from Hamburg

516

May

540

return, from Hamburg

540

June

540

return, from Berlin

540

Premium economy flights to Los Angeles

From 936return

from Hamburg, April 2024

Upgrade to World Traveller Plus (premium economy) for a quieter, smaller cabin with more space, and a travel pack including a blanket and toothbrush.

April

936

return, from Hamburg

936

May

1020

return, from Hamburg

1020

September

1020

return, from Hamburg

1020

Business class flights to Los Angeles

From 3494return

from Berlin, June 2024

In our Club World (business class) cabin, you can convert your seat into a fully-flat bed with luxurious White Company bedding, get access to private lounges, dedicated check-in desks and priority boarding.

June

3494

return, from Berlin

3494

July

3494

return, from Berlin

3494

August

3494

return, from Berlin

3494

First class flights to Los Angeles

From 4515return

from Hamburg, July 2024

Our First cabins are the finest way to travel. You'll enjoy your own stylish private suite with loungewear, amenity bag and slippers designed by Temperley London, exclusive access to lounges, fast-track security and impeccable service.

July

4515

return, from Hamburg

4515

September

4515

return, from Hamburg

4515

October

4515

return, from Hamburg

4515

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Los Angeles Travel Essentials

Flight time

11 hours

Time zone

GMT -7

Currency

US Dollar

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Aerial view of the shoreline in Venice Beach, CA.

To be up to your waist in thePacific, just a couple of hours after landing, is a beautiful thing

Sanjiv Bhattacharya,  for British Airways

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