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New York City to London Flight Information

Avg. Flight Duration
14 hours 46 minutes
Flight Price: $345
Flights Depart from:New York City
Flights arrive in:London
Distance:5570 km
Airlines:norwegian air, Icelandair, Air Canada, Iberia, TAP Portugal, Air Europa
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Travel with American Airlines and British Airways from New York City to London

American Airlines and British Airways flights will get you from New York City to London from $137 (€106). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best flight times and tickets for your trip.

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American Airlines is one of the leading airlines in the USA and the world; they offer Main Cabin, Business and First Class tickets for your flight from New York City to London.

Save time and money by searching for and booking your American Airlines flight between New York City and London online with Omio! If you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest American Airlines flight from New York City to London, Omio can help you out every step of the way. Check current American Airlines flight schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best connections for the 3453 miles (5570 km) trip between New York City and London as well as ticket information for the flight (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and then book a cheap plane ticket – all in one convenient place. If you are using the Omio app to search for flights from New York City to London, you can check straight away if the American Airlines ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the airport. Buy your official American Airlines New York City to London plane tickets online on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy the travel experience!

Flights from New York to London

The transatlantic trip from New York to London has been one of the world's great journeys for a couple of centuries, from the era of clippers to the jet age. London is still one of the great eurosopean city break destinations, with rich heritage, world-class culture and West End shows. Business and leisure travel from the Big Apple to the UK capital remains very popular, with a wide choice of airlines offering direct flight connections. Travelers can book a direct flight from New York to London with a choice of departure and destination airports, leaving New York in the morning for daytime travel, or in the evening for an overnight flight. Supersonic jet Concorde used to complete a flight from New York to London in three hours and 15 minutes but these days flight times are mostly just under seven hours. Additional indirect connections via eurosopean airports, with one change en route, increase the flight possibilities to the UK capital from New York.

Which airlines fly from New York to London?

Several US and eurosopean airlines offer daily direct flights from New York to London, most of them operating in codeshare arrangements. UK national carrier British Airways, in partnership with American Airlines, provides daily direct flights from New York John F. Kennedy International Airport to London Heathrow. Delta Airlines and Virgin Atlantic provide daily direct flights on the same route. United Airlines, in partnership with German national carrier Lufthansa and Austrian Airlines, offers daily direct flights from Newark Liberty International Airport to  London Heathrow. Budget operator Norwegian Air Shuttle provides daily direct flights from JFK Airport to London Gatwick.  Several airlines provide additional indirect connections  to London airports with one stop in transit, notably via Paris, Amsterdam or Berlin.

How long is the flight from New York to London?

Budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle offers the fastest flight from New York to London, with their late morning departure taking six hours and 30 minutes to complete the 3471 mile (5586 kilometer) trip over the Atlantic to London Gatwick. Other flights to Gatwick take ten minutes longer. Flight times from New York direct to London Heathrow range from six hours and 40 minutes to seven hours and 20 minutes. Indirect flights via other eurosopean hubs take upwards of nine hours to reach London, depending on the route and the length of layover between connections.

How many flights are there from New York to London?

Weekday schedules offer a total of 28 daily direct flights from New York to London, with 24-25 direct services at weekends. Timetables include departures from Newark and JFK to London Heathrow and Gatwick, and include two to three daily flights with budget airline Norwegian Air Shuttle. Departure times include some morning and afternoon takeoffs but the majority of  direct flights are overnight connections with an evening departure from New York. There are at least two departures an hour in the evening from New York to London. Numerous additional indirect flights are available from New York daily, involving one change in transit at a eurosopean airport.

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

Departure Airport: John F. Kennedy International Airport is located  by the coast in Queens, 14 miles, (20 kilometers) south east of downtown Manhattan, served by the New York subway to Howard Beach or Jamaica  stations, connecting with AirTrain shuttles to the departures terminal, taking 45-60 minutes. Newark Liberty International Airport is situated in New Jersey about nine miles (15 kilometers) southwest of downtown New York, with regular rail connections on Amtrak and NJ Transit trains, taking about 30 minutes to reach the airport station from the city.  Both airports have long and short stay parking lots, currency exchange desks, luggage storage facilities, food courts with international restaurants and fast food outlets, duty free shopping malls, newsstands, business lounges and free WiFi.

Arrival Airport: London Heathrow Airport is located about 14 miles (23 kilometers) west of central London, with public transit transfers downtown available on Heathrow Express trains taking 15 minutes to reach London Paddington Station, or Underground rail services (the Tube) taking about 45 minutes. Gatwick Airport is about 30 miles (48 kilometers) south of the city center, connected by Gatwick Express trains taking 30 minutes for the trip to London Victoria Station.  Facilities at the airport terminals include car rental agencies, ATMs, free WiFi, business lounges and currency exchange bureaux. There are a wide range of international restaurants, pubs and coffee bars, while duty free shopping malls include fashion boutiques, electronics stores, newsstands and supermarkets.

Cheap flights from New York City to London: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 180 €
2 weeks earlier 137 €31%
3 weeks earlier 162 €11%
1 month before 166 €8%
2 months earlier 157 €15%
3 months earlier 129 €40%


When it comes to booking flights, planning ahead always pays off! Both scheduled and low-cost airlines often release promotional prices and discounted fares—so by buying in advance—you can get access to the cheapest airline tickets. Use Omio to check prices and flight offers New York City - London: look for the most attractive fares and choose the most suitable solution for you. But hurry up—if you want to buy cheaper airline tickets from New York City to London timing is everything.

Flight prices can fluctuate massively. However, we have studied price trends to help you find cheap flights from New York City to London and save as much as possible on ticket prices. In general, when you book a flight:

  • Buying your air tickets from New York City to London 3 weeks in advance means you could save up to 11% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a flight from New York City - London 2 months in advance you save up to about 15% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance you could save up to 40%
  • Check back to our website where you can explore airline offers and cheap flights to travel all over Europe, the U.S. and Canada.
Flights from New York City to London
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for London, United Kingdom if I'm coming from New York City, USA by plane?

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

Is international entry into London from New York City restricted?

International entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 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 required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 6/14/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your flight between New York City and London closer to your date of departure here

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from London, United Kingdom to New York City, USA?

Return travel from United Kingdom to USA is: Restricted.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to New York City from London?

Entry into USA is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding for air passengers 2 years of age or older
  • 10 day mandatory self quarantine, or COVID-19 testing on arrival with a minimum of 7 day self quarantine which ends following a second negative test
  • Test performed on day 3 of quarantine

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 requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

Last checked on 6/8/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to New York City from London.

How much are cheap flights to London from New York City?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest flight from New York City to London for the next 7 days starting from $136 (€106)  one way.
What is the cost of a flight between New York City and London?
If you’re looking to buy your plane tickets in the next week, you can expect the New York City to London flight price to come in at an average of $232 (€180)  one way.
How far is it from New York City to London by plane?
You should expect to travel around 3453 miles (5570 km)  from New York City to London by plane.
How many hours is the flight time to London from New York City?
The New York City to London flight duration is on average 7 h, which is to be expected when traveling 3453 miles (5570 km) from New York City to London. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What airlines offer a service between New York City and London?
Take the New York City to London flight with Norwegian Air Shuttle, Primera Air, British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, WOW Air or American Airlines. However, it's always good to check out all possible airlines for the route to London from New York City as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When does the first flight depart from New York City to London? When does the last flight depart from New York City to London?
You can take the first flight from New York City to London at 9: 30 PM. The last flight from New York City to London that you can take departs at 10: 00 PM. Omio shows you the latest flight from New York City to London schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I buy a plane ticket from New York City to London to get the best deals?
If you buy a plane ticket from New York City to London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $232 (€180) one way. However, we recommend booking your flight in advance to get access to the best prices. Plane tickets from New York City to London are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.