Flights from London to New York

Flight information London to New York

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Direct airlines


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Average flight time, total distance 5566 kilometres

7h 30min

Most popular airline last month

British Airways

New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, New York LaGuardia, Stewart International and others

5 airports

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If you’re looking for cheap flights to New York from London, then there are a number of options available to you.

Direct flights from London to New York

Direct flights from London to New York are offered by a number of airlines, including American Airlines, Norwegian, KLM (operated by Delta), and British Airways.

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Other airlines offering this route include Air Canada, Turkish Airlines, Aeroflot, Royal Air Maroc, Qatar Airways and Aer Lingus.

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Departure information - Flying from London

London has a number of different airports, and the airport that you’ll be departing from will depend on which airline and flight route you have chosen to book.

For more information about flying from certain airports in London to New York, then see the following links:

Flights from London Heathrow (LHR) to New York (NYCA)

Flights from London Gatwick (LGW) to New York (NYCA)

Flights from London Luton (LTN) to New York (NYCA)

Flights from London Stansted (STN) to New York (NYCA)

Arrival information - Flying to New York

Similarly to London, New York is a large city with multiple airports that you can fly into when travelling from London. Certain airlines operate from certain airports, so be sure to check your itinerary thoroughly before your date of departure.

For more information about flying into specific airports in New York from London, check out the following links:

Flights from London (LOND) to New York Newark (EWR)

Flights from London (LOND) to New York John F. Kennedy (JFK)

Flights from London (LOND) to New York La Guardia (LGA)

Time difference from London to New York

London is 5 hours ahead of New York for most of the year. Both cities observe daylight savings time however, so when in London, clocks are moved one hour forward on the second Sunday in March every year, while clocks are moved forward in New York on the last Sunday in March every year.


The climate in London and New York varies slightly, with New York experiencing more extreme weather fluctuations between summer and winter. The average high in London in winter tends to be around 8°C, while the average high in New York is colder, hovering at around 3-5°C. Summer, in comparison, is much warmer in New York than it is in London. New York summers tend to hover around a max temperature of 26-28°C, while in London, max temperatures are around 20-23°C.

Expect to pay

On average, the cost of living and travelling in New York is higher than in London, with the exception of restaurants (which are very slightly cheaper on average in New York than in London). Groceries are significantly higher in New York than in London, by around 42%.

The average cost of a coffee in London is around £2.60 (approx. $5.10 AUD) while a coffee in New York can set you back anywhere between $1 USD ($1.35 AUD) for a standard filter coffee, and $4.50 USD ($6.10 AUD) for a cafe-style cappuccino, depending on where you buy your coffee from.

Mode of payment

Payment methods widely accepted in London include credit cards, debit cards, and British pound sterling. Payment methods that are widely accepted in New York also include credit and debit cards, as well as US dollars.

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The above information is correct as of June 2016. Please check all travel details and costs closer to the time of your travel date.

Prices shown on this page are estimated lowest prices only. Found in the last 45 days.