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Route Information for Flights from New York to London

Origin Airport IATA Code NYC
Destination Airport IATA Code LON
Distance 3442 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Qatar Airways, KLM, Aer Lingus, Air France, Delta Air Lines, Aeromexico, EL AL, Finnair, Iberia, Virgin Atlantic, Singapore Airlines, Gulf Air, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival 12:05AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 3:05PM UTC

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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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Flights from New York to London - Frequently Asked Questions

Am I able to catch a flight from New York to London now?

Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor can help you with questions about quarantine requirements and travel restrictions when flying from New York to London.

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

As many as 4 airlines offer direct services from John F. Kennedy Intl. Airport (JFK) to LHR, so you don't need to worry about swapping planes or making your flight connection. Well-known carriers on this route include:

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

The fastest flight time from Liberty Intl. Airport (EWR) to London Airport (LHR-Heathrow) is 7 hours and 50 minutes, which gives you loads of time to enjoy a drink or lose yourself in a gripping novel.

What airlines fly from New York to London most frequently?

These are the carriers that have the most frequent flights from JFK Airport to Heathrow Airport. Reserve a seat with one of the following and see why they are the most sought after: Virgin Atlantic - (VS) with 121 flights every month British Airways - (BA) with 60 flights every month Delta - (DL) with 43 flights every month American Airlines - (AA) with 30 flights every month

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to London?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to London have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to London with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to London without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2020 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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