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Did you mean flights from London, United Kingdom to New York City?

Attracting visitors for both business and tourism, London, the capital city of England and the UK, is one of the world’s top tourist destinations and in 2015 was ranked as the most visited city in the world. Around the city, you can see famous sites such as the Houses of Parliament with the clock tower Big Ben, the iconic Tower Bridge, and Buckingham Palace – the London residence of the British monarch. With a world-class dining scene, the shows of the West End, and enough museums to fill many a trip, London has something to offer everyone.

Flying to London

1. Which Airports serve New York to London?

Both New York and London are well served with airports. From New York, you can fly from New York John F Kennedy (JFK), Newark Liberty International (EWR) or New York La Guardia (LGA). The flight to London from New York could land at a number of airports. Heathrow (LHR) and Gatwick (LGW) are both close to London, while Stansted (STN) and Luton (LTN) are slightly further away. London also has London City Airport (LCY) in East London, close to the financial center.

2. Which Airlines operate flights from New York to London?

There are many daily direct flights to London from New York from airlines including American, British Airways, Cambodian, Air France and Lufthansa. There is an even greater choice if you use a connecting flight.

3. How long is the flight?

A direct flight to London from New York lasts about 7 hours with connecting flights likely to take longer than 12 hours. London is five hours ahead of New York, so factor in some adjustments at the start of your trip.

4. Climate changes between New York and London

Both New York and London have variable weather, with summers likely to be warm and winters cool. It is a good idea to be prepared for both wet and fine weather in London.

5. Culture differences and need-to-know

The currency used in London is the Pound Sterling, which can be changed at banks and exchange bureaus across the city. There are many ATMs, and most businesses accept credit and debit cards.

Many passport holders, including those of the US, do not require a visa for a UK visit of up to six months. For those nationalities that do require a visa, apply in advance of travel.

London Information

Though New York and London are both big cities with lively arts and cultural scenes, the sheer history of London gives the city a unique atmosphere. Across the city, you will see evidence of its ancient past, such as the almost 1,000-year-old Tower of London, a fortress that has played a fascinating part in the history of England, and Westminster Abbey, the coronation place of British monarchs. There is also plenty for young visitors to enjoy, such as London Zoo, the waxworks at Madame Tussauds, and the movie magic at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour. There are a number of world-class museums and art galleries, including the British Museum, the V&A, the National Gallery, Tate Modern and Tate Britain. You could also enjoy a picnic in one of the city’s eight Royal Parks.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from New York City to London, United Kingdom?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from New York City to London, United Kingdom based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from New York City to London, United Kingdom?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from New York City to London, United Kingdom.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $757 $572
7-14 days $497 $488
14-21 days $365 $383
21-30 days $329 $333
30-60 days $342 $329
60-90 days $372 $368
90+ days $277 $310

Compare Flight Prices from New York City to London, United Kingdom by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for New York City to London, United Kingdom flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February New York City London, United Kingdom Tap Portugal 2/14/20 2/27/20 1 $367
March New York City London, United Kingdom Austrian 3/11/20 3/31/20 0 $154
April New York City London, United Kingdom Virgin Atlantic 4/21/20 5/9/20 0 $131
May New York City London, United Kingdom Swiss 5/27/20 6/11/20 1 $159
June New York City London, United Kingdom United 6/9/20 6/16/20 1 $327
July New York City London, United Kingdom Finnair 7/31/20 8/18/20 0 $330
August New York City London, United Kingdom United 8/22/20 9/1/20 1 $269
September New York City London, United Kingdom Swiss 9/1/20 9/9/20 1 $283

Cheap Last Minute Flights from New York City to London, United Kingdom

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from New York City to London, United Kingdom. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

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$656
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$656 $677
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$677 $450
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$450 $411
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$411 $416
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$416

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from New York City to London, United Kingdom

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from New York City to London, United Kingdom is $327.

The average price for direct flights from New York City to London, United Kingdom is $438.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from New York City to London, United Kingdom.

Weekly Direct Flights from New York City to London, United Kingdom - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
American 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 13:10 17:35
British Airways 9 9 9 9 9 8 9 02:55 18:00
Cambodia 3 3 2 3 2 2 3 07:45 18:00
Major Airlines 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 05:15 17:59
Virgin Atlantic 6 5 6 6 6 5 6 03:15 17:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from New York City to London, United Kingdom

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from New York City to London, United Kingdom. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from New York City to London, United Kingdom is $125.

The average price for round trip flights from New York City to London, United Kingdom is $327.

New York City to London, United Kingdom Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from New York City to London, United Kingdom?
Answer: The average New York City to London, United Kingdom flight time is 7 hours and 7 minutes.
Question: How far is London, United Kingdom from New York City?
Answer: The distance from New York City to London, United Kingdom is 3,440 miles (5,536 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from New York City to London, United Kingdom?
Answer: There are 162 direct flights from New York City to London, United Kingdom.
Question: What are the most popular New York City airlines for direct flights from New York City to London, United Kingdom?
Answer: British Airways provides 38% of the non-stop flights between New York City and London, United Kingdom.

Airlines in New York City flying to London, United Kingdom Last modified: Jul 11, 2020 5:21 -04:00Number of routes searched: 0Number of itineraries searched: 0

Wondering which airlines fly out of New York City to London, United Kingdom? We've gathered the average price of New York City airlines with flights to London, United Kingdom. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

New York City to London, United Kingdom Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in New York City and London, United Kingdom. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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