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Route Information for Flights from New York to London

Origin Airport IATA Code JFK
Destination Airport IATA Code LGW
Flight Price $296
Distance 5,537 km

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Popular Routes from New York to London

The vast majority of the flights that link New York with London depart from John F. Kennedy International and land at London Heathrow. As this is a very popular route for holidaymakers and business travelers alike, it’s served by an excellent choice of airlines. These include British Airways, Finnair, American Airlines and Iberia.

Regular daily flights also depart from New York’s Newark Liberty International Airport for London Heathrow.

Alternatively, passengers flying from New York to London can choose a flight that lands at the city’s Gatwick Airport. Much smaller than Heathrow, Gatwick is the perfect place to arrive if you’re traveling to a destination in the south of the capital. Both Norwegian Air UK and British Airways offer a choice of flights on this route.

The Flight from New York to London

The flight from New York to London is the most popular transatlantic crossing available. Over 30 flights a day link the two cities, and every year more than four million passengers make the crossing.

Journey times from New York to London can vary depending on the wind and the route the plane takes. The fastest flights take around six hours 30 minutes to travel from New York to London, while other services can take up to seven hours to reach their destination.

On the return leg of your journey, the flight will take a little longer. Thanks to the flight paths planes take, and the winds they encounter along the way, most flights from London to New York take around eight hours and 15 minutes from take-off to touch down.

During your flight from New York to London, you’ll cross the Atlantic Ocean from west to east. You may experience some turbulence on the way, however your captain will do their best keep the journey as smooth as possible.

As your flight will be passing over the water for most of its journey, there won’t be a lot to see out of the window. However, you should be able to enjoy great views of central London as your plane comes into land.

Book a window seat to ensure you get the best possible view of London’s iconic attractions.

Other Flight Destinations in the UK

If you want to explore a little more of the UK during your British break, why not use one of these popular alternative routes and experience life outside of the UK capital?

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