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Flight Information between London and New York City

distanceDistance3453 miles (5570 km)
durationAverage flight duration10 h 55 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$556 (€463)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesnorwegian air, Norwegian Air Shuttle, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, WOW Air, American Airlines, Primera Air, United, Delta Air Lines, Austrian Airlines, Iberia, Finnair, Evelop Airlines, TAP Portugal or Air Canada

Flights from London to New York City cover the 3453 miles (5570 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 55 min with our travel partners like norwegian air, Norwegian Air Shuttle, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, WOW Air, American Airlines, Primera Air, United, Delta Air Lines, Austrian Airlines, Iberia, Finnair, Evelop Airlines, TAP Portugal or Air Canada. There are direct flight services available. You can get the cheapest plane tickets for this trip for as low as $497 (€414), but the average price of plane tickets is $556 (€463).

Airlines

Iberia, United and American Airlines from London to New York City

Iberia, United and American Airlines flights will get you from London to New York City from $497 (€414). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best flight times and tickets for your trip.

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Iberia is Spain’s leading airline, headquartered in Adolfo Suárez-Madrid Barajas in Madrid, offering flights around Europe and across the world. It offers different fares for your next flight between London and New York City including: Basic Fare, Classic Fare, Flexible Fare and Business Club.

Find cheap tickets for Iberia flights from London to New York City on Omio. Omio can help you find the best flight deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date London to New York City flight schedule from Iberia, the latest plane ticket offers available and other travel information for the 3453 miles (5570 km) journey from London to New York City, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for flights between London and New York City in the Omio app, you can check to see if the Iberia flights available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the Iberia flight schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to New York City from London and then book a cheap flight with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming flight between London and New York City with Iberia!

Iberia has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by flight from London to New York City:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Change fees waived for trips between May 28 and June 30, 2020. Flexible condition for flights until August 31, as long as they were booked before May 28, 2020.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Flights from London to New York

For the British, New York is still one of the great city break destinations. Already familiar from movies and TV shows, Manhattan is a shopping paradise for UK visitors,  with the sights of the Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty and Broadway shows providing  memorable vacation highlights. Business and leisure travelers planning to book a direct flight from London to New York have a wide choice of airlines operating from two London airports to two New York hubs. Journey times across the Atlantic are around eight hours. Daytime travel on the majority of direct flights allows passengers to  explore New York immediately on their arrival.  Passengers looking for an alternative route for their flight from London to New York can book additional indirect connections via eurosopean airports, with one change required en route, increasing the flight possibilities  to the Big Apple.

Which airlines fly from London to New York?

Several US and British airlines offer daily direct flights from London to New York, with some services provided in a codeshare operation. UK national carrier British Airways, in partnership with American Airlines, offers daily direct flights from London Heathrow to New York John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport. Delta Airlines and Virgin Atlantic provide daily direct flights from Heathrow to New York JFK. United Airlines offers daily direct flights from London Heathrow to  Newark. Budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle provides daily direct flights from London Gatwick to New York JFK. There are additional indirect connections with various airlines to New York airports requiring one stop in transit, including routes via Dublin, Reykjavik or Amsterdam.

How long is the flight from London to New York?

Virgin Atlantic and Delta Airlines provide the fastest flight from London to New York, with their mid-morning Heathrow departure taking seven hours and 55 minutes to complete the 3471 mile (5586 kilometer) trip over the Atlantic to New York JFK. Budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle flights from London Gatwick take between five and 25 minutes longer to reach New York JFK. British Airways and American Airlines offer the fastest connection to New York Newark Airport, taking eight hours and ten minutes to reach the New Jersey hub. Indirect flights via other eurosopean cities take upwards of ten hours to reach New York from London, depending on the route and the length of layover between flights.

How many flights are there from London to New York?

There are around 30 daily direct flights from London to New York seven days a week, with the majority of services flying into JFK Airport. Schedules include two to three daily flights from London Gatwick with budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle. Departure times range from early morning to mid-evening, with no overnight travel required due to the five hour time difference between New York and London. There are usually at least two departures an hour from  London to New York, with the highest frequency in the morning.  There are numerous additional daily indirect flights from London airports to New York, requiring one change en route.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from London to New York?

Departure Airport: London Heathrow Airport is situated about 14 miles (23 kilometers) west of London city center, with public transit links provided by Heathrow Express trains taking 15 minutes to reach the terminal from London Paddington Station, or Underground rail services taking about 45 minutes from downtown. Gatwick Airport is about 30 miles (48 kilometers) south of central London, with Gatwick Express trains taking 30 minutes to reach the terminal from London Victoria Station. Both airports have long and short stay parking lots, ATMs, currency exchange bureaux, free WiFi and business lounges. Dining options include fast food outlets, international restaurants, pubs and coffee bars, The duty free shopping malls offer electronics stores, designer fashion outlets, luxury luggage stores, bookshops, newsstands and drug stores.

Arrival Airport:  John F. Kennedy International Airport is located in Queens, about 14 miles, (20 kilometers) south east of central Manhattan, with AirTrain shuttles offering connections to New York subway stations at Howard Beach or Jamaica for transfers downtown taking  45-60 minutes. Newark Liberty International Airport is  in New Jersey,  about nine miles (15 kilometers) south west of New York City, with regular rail connections from the airport station on  Amtrak and NJ Transit trains, taking about 30 minutes.  Both airports have car rental desks, currency exchange bureaux, executive lounges, free WiFi, luggage storage desks, and food courts with fast food  stands, restaurants and bars. Duty free shopping malls include designer fashion stores, gourmet delis, drug stores and newsstands.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by plane from London, United Kingdom to New York City, USA?

Travel by plane between London, United Kingdom and New York City, USA is: Partially open.

Is international entry into New York City from London restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in USA from London?

Entry Requirements:

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • Unvaccinated travellers are recommended to quarantine for a minimum of 7 days; take a COVID-19 test 3 days after arriving. If test is positive arrivals need to self-isolate until fully recovered
  • Vaccinated travellers are recommended to get tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel; self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if symptoms develop

What are the safety rules to follow in New York City, USA?

The government of USA has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

The above information was last checked on 12/2/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight to New York City from London closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from USA by plane?

The current restriction level for your return trip by plane from New York City to London is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from USA?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United States

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from New York City?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 12/3/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your flight to London from New York City here.

How much are cheap flights from London to New York City?
Flight tickets to New York City from London for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $497 (€414)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a plane ticket to New York City from London?
If you’re looking to book your plane tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to New York City flight price to come in at an average of $556 (€463)  one way.
What is the distance from London to New York City by plane?
The distance between London and New York City by plane is approximately 3453 miles (5570 km).
How long is a flight to New York City from London on average?
The flight time from London to New York City is on average 10 h 55 min  for the 3453 miles (5570 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between London and New York City by flight can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What airlines go from London to New York City?
If you're looking for flights from London to New York City, you can rely on norwegian air, Norwegian Air Shuttle, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, WOW Air, American Airlines, Primera Air, United, Delta Air Lines, Austrian Airlines, Iberia, Finnair, Evelop Airlines, TAP Portugal or Air Canada to get you to New York City. It's also good to check out all possible airlines for the London to New York City trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How far in advance should I book a plane ticket from London to New York City to get the best deals?
If you purchase the London to New York City flight within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $556 (€463). However, booking your plane ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for flights to New York City from London. Look out for plane tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.