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Fares from $124 One Way, $332 Round Trip from New York to London

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Flights from New York to London - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from New York to London?

There are indeed, so you'll only need to remember one flight number. Pick from 4 carriers that offer nonstop flights from New York, NY Airport (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) to London Airport (LHR-Heathrow), including:

  • British Airways
  • Virgin Atlantic
  • Delta Air Lines
  • American Airlines
What is the shortest flight from New York to London?

With the trip from New York to London taking a minimum of 6 hours and 50 minutes, there's plenty of time to enjoy the flying experience. Grab a glass of red and settle into your seat with an interesting movie or book.

What airlines fly from New York to London most frequently?

These are the airlines with frequent flights from New York, NY Airport (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) to London Airport (LHR-Heathrow). Reserve your seat with one of the following and find out why they are the most sought after: British Airways - (BA) with 166 flights every month Virgin Atlantic - (VS) with 144 flights every month Delta Air Lines - (DL) with 37 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 27 flights every month

Route Information for Flights from New York to London

Origin Airport IATA CodeNYC
Destination Airport IATA CodeLON
Distance3442 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAmerican Airlines, Aer Lingus, Finnair, Iberia, El Al, Gulf Air, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival10:20AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival12:20PM UTC

Flights Review

Feb 16, 2020

Delta- Virgin airlines was awesome. Comfortable seats and arrived

Feb 12, 2020

I paid for both luggage

Feb 4, 2020

Good services

Jan 22, 2020

very pleasant atmosphere

Jan 16, 2020

Extremely busy service on this red eye flight, impossible to sleep.

Dec 31, 2019

Appreciated staff telling me to shift things around in our luggage to avoid a fee. Our male air host on the flight was SUPER fantastic! Had a good sense of humor, and was very attentive. All the air hostesses were also very nice.

Dec 30, 2019

Truly uncomfortable seats for 5’ 1” person due to fixed headrests on seats.

Dec 29, 2019

Check in agent was extremely helpful!

Dec 24, 2019

The only negative was the bus after a long flight. Why can’t you have jetways?

Dec 18, 2019

I didn't get my seat choice

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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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