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Departure Wed, 07 Oct Return Sat, 10 Oct
LON London
NYC New York
return from £297
Departure Tue, 13 Oct Return Wed, 21 Oct
LON London
NYC New York
return from £258
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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 = 1.3 USD
British Pound Sterling US Dollar
1 USD = 0.78 GBP
Last checked on 19 September 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
38%

Trains in New York are 38% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.8
New York
£1.74
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
54%

The average meal is 54% more expensive in New York than in London.

London
£15
New York
£23.17
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
54%

Taxis are 54% more expensive in New York than in London.

London
£3
New York
£4.63
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
33%

Coffee is 33% more expensive in New York than in London.

London
£2.98
New York
£3.96
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

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from London to New York?
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, on average, are flights from London to New York?
The average price to go from London to New York is 281.41 GBP but ticket prices vary a lot, depending on the season and how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from London to New York at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 258€ for the route London - New York. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest 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 4.63 GBP, 54% more expensive than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 38% less in New York: 1.74 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 23.17 GBP in New York, 54% more than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 33% more expensive in New York, with an average of 3.96 GBP , while in London the coffee costs 2.98 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to New York?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from London to New York are December, October and November.
📅 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 1 month to fly to  New York from London in terms of searches from our cutomer, 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 oter cities in between).

John F Kennedy Intl Airport - Latest customer reviews

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Reviews: 2
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Shaz
Date 2019-11-22 Age 31-50 City England

Great

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Jbn
Date 2018-04-11 Age Under 30 City London

Feels very hostile at airport.

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