Opodo is now available in the following countries:

Find Cheap Flights from London to New York City from £96

Last minute flights from London to New York City

Save big and visit this destination

Prices shown below were available within the past 3 days for the period specified and should not be considered the final price offered. Please note that availability and prices are subject to change.
London New York City
BEST
DEAL
Sun, 21 Jul LGW - JFK
Mon, 22 Jul JFK - LGW
£499 £486
Prime price per passenger
London New York City
BEST
DEAL
Wed, 26 Jun LGW - JFK
£98 £96
Prime price per passenger
London New York City
BEST
DEAL
Wed, 03 Jul LGW - JFK
Sat, 06 Jul JFK - LGW
£260 £255
Prime price per passenger
London New York City
BEST
DEAL
Wed, 26 Jun LGW - JFK
Tue, 02 Jul JFK - LGW
£529 £519
Prime price per passenger
London New York City
BEST
DEAL
Thu, 11 Jul LGW - JFK
Mon, 15 Jul JFK - LGW
£372 £364
Prime price per passenger
London New York City
BEST
DEAL
Thu, 11 Jul LGW - JFK
Fri, 12 Jul JFK - LGW
£421 £409
Prime price per passenger

Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
9% Trains in New York City are 9% cheaper than in London.
London £2.8
New York City £2.56
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
41% A meal in New York City is 41% cheaper than a meal in London.
London £20
New York City £11.82
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 1.27 USD
1 USD = 0.79 GBP
Last checked on 20 June 2024
Distance: 3458 miles
London airports
Heathrow (LHR) How far from city centre: 14 miles
Stansted (STN) How far from city centre: 30 miles
Gatwick (LGW) How far from city centre: 25 miles
Luton International (LTN) How far from city centre: 27 miles
London City (LCY) How far from city centre: 7 miles
Southend (SEN) How far from city centre: 35 miles
New York City airports
John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK) How far from city centre: 14 miles
Newark International Airport (EWR) How far from city centre: 11 miles
La Guardia (LGA) How far from city centre: 5 miles
East 34St Landing (NES) How far from city centre: 2 miles
Stewart (SWF) How far from city centre: 52 miles
Mercer County (TTN) How far from city centre: 55 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

London is one of the largest European capitals and is also the capital of England. The city is served by many airports such as Heathrow, Gatwick and Southend. Many people do not know about Southend and Stansted airports because they are not internationally known.

Flights from London to New York may take off from any of the airports that serve the city of London. Luton Airport is located in Bedfordshire and is almost 47 kilometres away from London. It is known for being on television series such as Luton Airport and Airline. It was also featured in an advertisement run by Campari.

Getting to London airport

London New York flights may take off from any of the six airports that serve the city of London. Make sure that you know from where your flight is taking off and arrive at the designated airport in good time. From central London, all you need to do is take a train to any of the airports in London, except London City Airport. If your plane is taking off from London City Airport, just grab a taxi from wherever you are in London, as it is located well within the city centre. Taxis are available to other airports as well.

Arriving to New York City

New York City is one of the world capitals and is known as the city of skyscrapers. A great place to start your journey is in Brooklyn, which is known as a hipster neighbourhood. You can find many bohemian cafes, pubs and boutiques in this neighbourhood. Manhattan should be your next step. Here, soak in the atmosphere and take a walk down Fifth Avenue, known for its giant billboards. Do not forget to visit Central Park, the Statue of Liberty and many other landmarks in and around the city. Finally, end your journey at Broadway by watching a live show.

How to get to the city centre

Flights to New York from London may land at one of the many airports that serve the city of New York. If you land at John F. Kennedy International Airport, you just have to take the New York Subway to reach your destination in the city. If you land at LaGuardia, the New York City Subway will take you to the different neighbourhoods of the city. Your flight may also land at Newark Liberty International Airport, which is in New Jersey, a neighbouring state. However, this airport is conveniently connected by trains and you can easily reach Manhattan in no time. Taxis are available at all three airports.

Frequently asked questions about flights from London to New York City

How long does the flight take to go from London to New York City?
The total flight time between London and New York City is of around 08:21 hours on average, considering an average distance of 5,760 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from London to New York City at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to New York City is 96£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
Is New York City expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in New York City costs an average of 1.97 GBP, 56% cheaper than London, with a fare of 4.50 GBP, while train tickets costs 9% less in New York City: 2.56 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 11.82 GBP in New York City, 41% less than the 20.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 8% more expensive in New York City, with an average of 3.94 GBP , while in London the coffee costs 3.64 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from London to New York City?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to New York City are December, October and November, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from London to New York City?
The best time of the year to go to New York City when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to New York City from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, March and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London - New York City.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from London to New York City?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United States may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
How is the weather in New York City compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,New York City's temperatures can go up to 32.5 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -11.93 ºC in New York City, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while New York City have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between London and New York City?
The main airport route flying between London and New York City is: Gatwick (LGW) to John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Marabu Airlines.
  • Iberojet.
  • British Airways.
  • Alternatively, you can find London - New York City flights between London City (LCY) to John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Aer Lingus.
Airlines with indirect flights from London to New York City are:
Norwegian Air International, stopping in Barcelona for 180 minutes minimum.
  • Aer Lingus, with 75 minutes scale in Shannon.
  • United Airlines, with 83 minutes scale in Washington, D.C. (Arlington County), VA.
Flight Duration 8 h and 21 m Flights between London and New York City take, on average, 8 h and 21 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £96 Cheapest price for a flight between London and New York City found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Heathrow The airport Heathrow is the departure airport operating flights between London and New York City
Arriving Airport John F Kennedy Intl Airport Flights departing London with New York City as destination arrive at John F Kennedy Intl Airport

Plan your trip