Cheap Flights from London to New York

Flight information London to New York

Cheapest roundtrip price last month


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Average flight time, total distance 3458 miles

7h 30min

Most popular airline last month

British Airways

New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, New York LaGuardia and Stewart International

4 airports

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Cheap Flight & Ticket Information from London to New York

Average Flight Time 7 hours, 55 min
Departure Airport London City Airport, Heathrow Airport, Gatwick Airport, London Luton Airport, London Stansted Airport, London Southend Airport
Destination Airport JFK International Airport, LaGuardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport
Direct Airline Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air India, American Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Avianca, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, eurowings, Hahn Air Systems, Norwegian, Primera Air, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, WOW air
Minimum Round-Trip Ticket Price* $281


Cheap Flights from London to New York


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London to New York

Although seemingly distant cousins as far as culture and lifestyle are concerned, New York City and London share a passion for fashion, fine cuisine, cutting edge technology, and beautiful scenery to bestow. It is no wonder why this trip is popular among those who want leave America for a while, get a couple stamps in their passport, and really feel like they are getting away from everyday life. For under $1000, you can make the 3500 mile trek across the Atlantic Ocean using one of several different airline carriers available.

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Airports in London

London is one of the most fascinating cities in all of Europe, known for its strong British culture, centuries old buildings, and the famous Royal Family. London also has several different airports that offer direct flights to New York, so you can make it stateside in less than eight hours. Heathrow Airport is the busiest of all the airports in London and is considered to be the most state-of-the-art airport in the world. They offer bus, vehicle, and train transportation to the airport as well as a variety of amenities to keep you busy while waiting for your flight. Gatwick Airport is the second largest in the city and has an impressive single runway structure. Check out the flight routes on our Skyscanner search engine to find the best deals around. British Airways and American Airlines offer over 10 direct flights to New York every day.

Destination: New York City!

New York City is the largest major metropolis in America and has a rich mix of cultures thriving within it. As you travel through the five boroughs of the city you can identify the ethnicities represented and take part in the many events taking place.

While you are in town, book a ticket for a Broadway musical, visit the Statue of Liberty and Staton Island, indulge in fine dining at some of the most renowned restaurants in America, and shop the hottest brands on the planet. You do not even need to worry about driving because there are taxis, subways, buses, and bike rentals available to get you around town.

New York City also has nature attractions for those who need to sneak away for some peace and quiet. Stroll around Central Park with a gourmet beverage in hand, go kayaking on one of the city lakes, or head down to the beach and lounge out.

London to New York: Frequently Asked Questions

Do you need a passport when flying from London to New York?

If you are an American citizen, you can use the following valid documents to enter New York from London:

  • Passport or U.S. passport card
  • Trusted Traveler Program card
  • Enhanced driver's license

Permanent residents do not need a passport but must show their Permanent Resident Card, also known as a green card.

What is the exchange rate when traveling from London to New York?

The exchange rate generally varies between 1.2-1.6 USD to 1 GBP.

What is the cheapest airport to fly into from London to New York?

New York has three different airports, each with their advantages. The cheapest flight between them will depend on the airline and your final destination:

  • JFK Airport gives you easy access to the subway system via Jamaica Station and Howard Beach in southeast Brooklyn.
  • Newark Airport is connected to NJ Transit via the Newark AirTrain, putting you within easy reach of Manhattan and the NYC subway system.
  • LaGuardia in Queens is also relatively close to Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Bronx. You can easily take a bus from this airport to the 7 line of the subway system.

What airlines fly from London to New York?

There are many airline options for travelers on this busy route. Popular airlines flying from London to New York are Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines, and Delta.

Can Skyscanner alert me when a cheap flight from London to New York is found?

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How long is the flight from London to New York?

A flight from London to New York is just under eight hours long. London is five hours ahead of New York, so you can expect a flight that departs at 9 AM in London to arrive at 12 PM in New York.

How can I find a hotel in New York?

New York has lots of hotel options, so you'll need a quick way to search through them for the perfect stay. Skyscanner's hotel search has you covered, giving you the ability to list hotels in a specified area and filter the results for rooms with the price and amenities of your choosing.

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