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Departure Sat, 05 Dec Return Sun, 13 Dec
LON London
NYC New York
return from £246
Departure Wed, 16 Dec Return Sat, 26 Dec
LON London
NYC New York
return from £244
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New York is one of the most enchanting and magical cities on the planet, thanks to its culture.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.33 USD
British Pound Sterling US Dollar
1 USD = 0.76 GBP
Last checked on 24 November 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
40%

Trains in New York are 40% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.8
New York
£1.69
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
51%

The average meal is 51% more expensive in New York than in London.

London
£15
New York
£22.58
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
51%

Taxis are 51% more expensive in New York than in London.

London
£3
New York
£4.52
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
29%

Coffee is 29% more expensive in New York than in London.

London
£3
New York
£3.86
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
New York 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
  • ( Marine Air (QNY)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ( Wall Street Spb (NWS)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
K Distance: 3458 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

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.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to New York

😷 Is it safe to travel from London to New York during the Covid-19 situation?
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 much are flights from London to New York?
The average price to go from London to New York is of 278.52 GBP, but bare in mind that ticket prices may vary depending on the season and on how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from London to New York at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to New York is 244£. 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 expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in New York costs an average of 4.62 GBP, 54% more expensive than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 38% less in New York: 1.73 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 23.12 GBP in New York, 54% more than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 31% more expensive in New York, with an average of 3.95 GBP , while in London the coffee costs 3.01 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to New York?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to New York are December, October and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from London to New York?
The best time of the year to go to New York 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 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.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from London to New York?
The total flight time between London and New York 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 is the weather in New York 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'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, 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 have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between London and New York?
The main airport route flying between London and New York is: Gatwick (LGW) to John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK). This route is covered by the following airline(s): Norwegian Air UK. Evelop. Finnair. Alternatively, you can find London - New York flights between London City (LCY) to John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Aer Lingus.
✈️ Which are the airlines with flights from London to New York?
Airlines with direct flights departing from London to New York are Virgin Atlantic, Norwegian Air UK and Delta Air Lines.

John F Kennedy Intl Airport - Latest customer reviews

3.5 /5
Reviews: 2
5.0 /5
Shaz
Date 2019-11-22 Age 31-50 City England

Great

2.0 /5
Jbn
Date 2018-04-11 Age Under 30 City London

Feels very hostile at airport.

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