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Departure Mon, 20 Jul Return Thu, 23 Jul
NYC New York
LON London
return from £367
Departure Fri, 31 Jul Return Tue, 04 Aug
NYC New York
LON London
return from £378
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Currency and price comparison
Train
Local, one-way ticket
60%

Trains are 60% more expensive in London than in New York.

New York
£1.8
London
£2.8
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
40%

A meal in London is 40% cheaper than a meal in New York.

New York
£24.03
London
£15
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
30%

A taxi fare in London is 30% cheaper than in New York.

New York
£4.81
London
£3.5
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
26%

Coffee in London is 26% cheaper than in New York.

New York
£4.1
London
£3.02
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
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
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
K Distance: 3458 miles

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Useful information for the flight from New York to London

How long is the flight from New York to London?

Direct flights departing from New York take about six hours to reach London. Connecting flights can take at least nine hours. The flight duration is also dependent on the stopover destination and flight path. The distance from New York to London is about 3458 miles.

What are the most common stopovers?

The most common stopovers for departures from New York to London include Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).

What documentation do I need to fly to London from New York?

Passengers travelling from New York to London don’t need a visa to travel in Britain. Make sure to bring your passport.

What are the most important things to pack in my suitcase when travelling to London?

In addition to travel documents and essentials, consider bringing a raincoat or umbrella, as London is known for its damp and drizzle.

Which airlines fly from New York to London?

Several airlines offer flights from New York to London. These include:

  • British Airways, the UK's flag carrier airline.
  • Virgin Atlantic, a leading airline based in the UK.
  • TAP Air Portugal, Portugal's largest airline.
  • American Airlines, the world's largest airline by fleet size.
  • Aer Lingus, Ireland's second-largest airline.

How to find cheap flights from New York to London

With Opodo’s easy-to-use search engine, you can typically find discounted airfares from New York to London. Whether it's a ticket for extended holidays or city breaks with your loved ones, you'll also find the best deals on domestic flights in the UK with Opodo. Just enter your travel details—whether you'd prefer to search by date, airline, airport, or schedule—and Opodoe will provide you with a large selection of options for different trips to London.

When are the best times to fly from New York to London?

  • July and August are the hottest months in London and one of the busiest times to travel to the country. During this time of the year, you are most likely to experience lovely weather ideal for sightseeing.
  • April and May are considered an excellent time to visit the city, with parks and gardens in full bloom. During this time of the year, the weather can be unpredictable, however, with occasional cloudy skies and rain.
  • January and February are often the cheapest time to go to London, with cold temperatures and a substantial decrease in holiday crowds. During this period you will find great deals on hotels and flights due to the off-season months.

Airports in New York

New York has two air hubs offering flights to London: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and LaGuardia Airport (LGA).

Useful information about John F. Kennedy International Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport is situated about 15 miles south-east of Lower Manhattan.

How to get to the airport:

  • By train — takes about 35-45 minutes from midtown Manhattan, on a combination of the subway and AirTrain.
  • By bus — journey time is around an hour to midtown Manhattan on an airport express bus.
  • By taxi — varies according to traffic, but typically 45 minutes to an hour.

Services: open 24/7, free Wi-Fi, duty-free shops, baby care facilities, business facilities, medical care, exchange services, ATMs, spa, restaurants, and cafes.

Useful information about LaGuardia Airport

LaGuardia Airport is situated in Queens, about eight miles from midtown Manhattan.

How to get to the airport:

  • By bus: NYC Express Bus, journey time varies between 60 minutes and two hours.
  • By taxi: takes about 20 to 30 minutes to reach the airport.
  • By train: 50 to 90 minutes via subway and then Q70 limited bus from the Jackson Heights-Roosevelt Ave subway station.

Services: open 24/7, free Wi-Fi, duty-free, baby care facilities, business facilities, medical care, exchange services, ATMs, spa, restaurants, bars, and cafes.

Airports in London

London has several airports, but most flights from New York land at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

Useful information about London Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport is 16 miles away from the city centre.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By train — 15 minutes on the Heathrow Express or a half hour on the TFL rail.
  • By bus/coach — 40 to 80 minutes.
  • By taxi — journey time is about an hour.

Services: open 24/7, free Wi-Fi, medical assistance, child care, lounges, duty-free, exchange services, banks, restaurants, bars, and groceries.

Useful information about London Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is 28 miles south of the city centre.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By train — 30 minutes on the Gatwick Express to Victoria station.
  • By bus/coaches — takes about one hour to get to the city centre.
  • By taxi — journey time varies between 60 to 90 minutes.

Services: open 24/7, 90 minutes of free Wi-Fi, medical assistance, child care, lounges, duty-free shops, exchange services, banks, and cafes.

What to do and visit in London

  • Get a dose of history at Buckingham Palace and the Tower of London.
  • Visit Westminster and St. James to see iconic landmarks like Big Ben.
  • Take in dinosaurs and more at the Natural History Museum.

Frequent questions about flights from New York to London

How can I find cheap flights from New York to London at eDreams?
Our search engines have found flights from 367€ for the route New York - London. At eDreams 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 London expensive to visit compared to New York?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in London costs an average of 3.20 GBP euros, 34% cheaper than New York, with a fare of 4.86 GBP euros, while train tickets costs 54% more in London: 2.80 GBP euros against 1.82 GBP euros in New York. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP euros in London, 54% less than the 32.41 GBP euros in New York. The price of the coffee is around 23% cheaper in London, with an average of 3.00 GBP euros, while in New York the coffee costs 3.88 GBP.

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SCOTT
Date 2020-03-04 Age 31-50 City Greater Manchester

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Jomo Noray
Date 2019-07-17 Age 31-50 City London

Get rid of self check in.. its a security risk.

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David Burch
Date 2019-07-16 Age 51-70 City London

Heathrow is Heathrow

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Chris
Date 2019-05-24 Age 31-50 City London UK

Quite impressed improved alot since i was last here.

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Cen K.
Date 2019-05-16 Age 51-70 City Uk

Easy access by underground.

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UKJ
Date 2019-04-27 Age 51-70 City UK

Disappointing usually find Virgin flights good

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Sarah
Date 2019-03-02 Age 31-50 City Cheltenham

As above

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Penny
Date 2018-12-30 Age Over 70 City Uk

We had booked special assist. Jfk fantastic HRW rubbish and very slow

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No Nickname
Date 2018-12-14 Age Over 70 City USA

The flight was on time and good but the service was limited on the flight.

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Bigroy
Date 2019-09-01 Age 51-70 City England

My gates always seem to be the furthest ones away from the concourse

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Earl
Date 2019-08-04 Age 51-70 City England

Change your inflight catering or make it crystal clear your catering policy.

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NM
Date 2019-04-18 Age 31-50 City London

Gatwick at least you are able to use a lounge if you are a premium flyer JFK is a joke. You are only allowed into a lounge if you get a premium flexi ticket. Absolute joke after buying a premium ticket to be told that you can’t use any of the lounges. Especially so when flights are delayed

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Fergus Kenneally-Miles
Date 2019-01-09 Age 51-70 City London

Convenient to where we live a bit long to walk to gates.

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