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These are the airlines KAYAK users have selected most often from within our search results in flight searches from London to New York, as well as popular online travel agencies
These are the airlines KAYAK users have selected most often from within our search results in flight searches from London to New York, as well as popular online travel agencies
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Flights from London to New York - Travel Insights & Trends

Get data-powered insights and trends into flights from London to New York to help you find the cheapest flights, the best time to fly and much more.

What is the cheapest London to New York flight route?

The cheapest price for flight routes found by users searching on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks for one-way flights from London to New York.
Our data shows that the cheapest route for a one-way flight from London to New York cost $399 and was between London Gatwick Airport and New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport. On average, the best prices are found if you fly this route. The average price for a return flight for this route is $1,387.

What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly from London to New York?

The average price of all flights from London to New York clicked on KAYAK for each day over the last 12 months.
If you are looking for a flight deal from London to New York, look for departures on Mondays and avoid leaving on a Thursday, as it's usually the priciest day. When flying back from New York, Saturday is the cheapest day to fly and Friday is the most expensive.

What is the cheapest month to fly from London to New York?

To calculate monthly average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each month over the last year for flights from London to New York, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the median of all values for each month.
The cheapest month for flights from London to New York is February, where tickets cost $716 on average. On the other hand, the most expensive months are July and August, where the average cost of tickets is $1,125 and $1,066 respectively.

Can I save money by flying with a stopover from London to New York?

The average price for all direct flights, flights with one stopover, and flights with two stopovers for the route found by users searching on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks.
No, with an average price for the route of $655, prices are generally cheapest when you fly direct.

How far in advance should I book a flight from London to New York?

To calculate daily average prices, KAYAK takes all prices for each day before departure over the last year for flights from London to New York, removes the top 0.1% to account for outliers, and then takes the average of all the values for each month.
To get a below average price on the flight from London to New York, you should book around 1 week before departure. For the absolute cheapest price, our data suggests you should book 81 days before departure.

Which airlines fly most frequently between London and New York?

The airlines most regularly connecting London to New York are British Airways (20 flights per day), Virgin Atlantic (9 flights per day), and American Airlines (7 flights per day).

How many flights are there between London and New York per day?

Each day, there are between 53 and 55 nonstop flights that take off from London and land in New York, with an average flight time of 7h 56m. The most common departure time is 12:00 and most flights take off in the morning, while the most flights land at New York John F Kennedy Intl Airport. Each week, there are 378 flights. The most frequent day of departure is Friday, when 15% of all weekly flights depart. The fewest flights depart on a Sunday.

Which cabin class options are there for flights between London and New York?

The average price of flights for each cabin class for the route found by users searching on KAYAK over the last 2 weeks.
There are 3 cabin class options for the route. These are Business, Economy and Prem Economy. Perform a search on KAYAK to find the latest prices and availability for all cabin fares, which differ across airlines.

What’s the earliest departure time from London to New York?

Early birds can take the earliest flight from London at 07:25 and will be landing in New York at 10:26.

What’s the latest departure time from London to New York?

If you prefer to fly at night, the latest flight from London to New York jets off at 20:40 and lands at 23:30.

Good to know

Low season

April

High season

December
Best time to beat the crowds (8% less expensive on average)
Most popular time to fly (1% more expensive on average)

When to book flights from London to New York

Are your dates flexible? Find out the best times to travel from London to New York based on our flight data from the last year. Discover the cheapest month and even day to fly.
Estimated return price
KAYAK looks at all historical flight data for each date to provide a predicted price for one-way trips or returns with a duration up to 40 days. While we try to provide actual minimum prices for each date, some prices are predictions and actual prices may differ.

FAQs for booking flights from London to New York

  • Is there free WiFi at Heathrow Airport?

    Heathrow Airport does offer free WiFi throughout the terminals, accessible throughout the duration of your stay at the airport. The internet is also accessible via internet-connected terminals spread throughout the airport. If you need to catch up on work or want to keep in touch with people, this won’t be a problem.

  • Can I take a taxi into New York City from the Airport?

    You can take a taxi to Manhattan, but it will be considerably more expensive, and can often be much slower than public transportation depending on traffic. Taxis to JFK can cost around $55(£43), and taxis to Newark can cost around $50(£40), with prices increasing during peak hours.

  • Does Heathrow Airport have a lounge area?

    Heathrow Airport has seven lounge areas in total, with varying price points and features. All lounges feature a selection of snacks and beverages and WiFi access, with access prices starting at around £25.

  • Do any New York airports have onsite hotels?

    Neither Newark or JFK Airports have onsite hotels; however, both airports have several hotels, motels and other accommodation available in close proximity. Options range from budget to luxury, and most accommodation near the airport features a complimentary airport shuttle.

  • Which airlines offer Wi-Fi service onboard planes from London to New York?

    Only Virgin Atlantic offers inflight Wi-Fi service on the London to New York flight route.

  • Which aircraft models fly most regularly from London to New York?

    The Boeing 777 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the London to New York flight route.

  • Which airline alliances offer flights from London to New York?

    oneworld, SkyTeam, and Star Alliance are the airline alliances operating flights between London and New York, with oneworld being the most commonly used for this route.

  • On which days can I fly direct from London to New York?

    There are direct flights from London to New York on a daily basis.

  • How does KAYAK find such low prices on flights from London to New York?

    KAYAK is a travel search engine. That means we look across the web to find the best prices we can find for our users. With over 2 billion flight queries processed yearly, we are able to display a variety of prices and options on flights from London to New York.

  • How does KAYAK's flight Price Forecast tool help me choose the right time to buy my flight ticket from London to New York?

    KAYAK’s flight Price Forecast tool uses historical data to determine whether the price for a flight to New York from London is likely to change within 7 days, so travelers know whether to wait or book now.

  • What is the Hacker Fare option on flights from London to New York?

    Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional return ticket. You could then fly to New York with an airline and back to London with another airline.

  • What is KAYAK's "flexible dates" feature and why should I care when looking for a flight from London to New York?

    Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to New York from London up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight from London to New York

  • Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $449 or less one-way and $873 or less round-trip.
  • When you’re booking flights from London to New York, there’s a good chance you’ll fly out of London Heathrow Airport. Heathrow is the second busiest airport in the world by international traffic, and houses the vast majority of direct flights to the airports in New York. Flights out of Gatwick can also be found, with indirect flights coming out of all major London Airports.
  • Your flight to New York can land in several different airports, with JFK Airport housing the most direct flights from London and Newark Airport in New Jersey housing the second most. Both airports are about an hour away from the city by public transport; however, Newark Airport is more convenient to the West side of Manhattan, and JFK is more convenient to the East side.
  • Both airports offer an AirTrain service that connects with public transport for easy connections. Newark connects to the NJ Path transit system, which will get you to the Manhattan city centre for around $7.75 (£6.00) total. JFK connects to the NYC metro and Long Island Railroad to get you to Penn Station for around $22(£17) using the Long Island Railroad, which can take around 35 minutes, or around $10(£8) via the E train, which can take just over an hour.
  • The average flight from London to New York is 8 hours long, so it can be practical to grab a bite to eat before the plane departs. London Heathrow Airport features 35 different dining options, from a quick scone and tea and to a high-end meal. There are dining options spread throughout several of the terminals, so feel free to wander about if you’re feeling a bit peckish and not certain what you’re in the mood for.
  • If you need to leave your car at Heathrow, there are several airport parking options available. Hourly parking at Heathrow Airport starts at around £6 per hour and is available at Terminals 2, 3, 4 and 5. Long-stay parking is available at car parks reachable from all Terminals via shuttle bus, and starts at around £24 per day.
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Prefer to fly direct from London to New York?

Find which airlines fly direct from London to New York, which days they fly and book direct flights.

Direct departures

London to New York

Monday

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air France, +16 more

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +17 more

Tuesday

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air France, +16 more

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +17 more

Wednesday

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air France, +16 more

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +17 more

Thursday

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air France, +16 more

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +17 more

Friday

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air France, +16 more

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +17 more

Saturday

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air France, +16 more

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +17 more

Sunday

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air France, +16 more

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +17 more

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Direct returns

New York to London

Monday

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air France, +16 more

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +17 more

Tuesday

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air France, +15 more

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +16 more

Wednesday

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air France, +15 more

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +16 more

Thursday

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air France, +15 more

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +16 more

Friday

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air France, +15 more

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +16 more

Saturday

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air France, +15 more

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +16 more

Sunday

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air France, +15 more

Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, +16 more

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One-way flight deals

directDelta
8h 05mLHR-JFK
directSWISS
8h 35mLHR-EWR
directUnited Airlines
8h 25mLHR-EWR
directNorse Atlantic UK
8h 15mLGW-JFK
directSriLankan Airlines
7h 55mLHR-JFK
directIberia
8h 05mLHR-JFK
directBrussels Airlines
8h 00mLHR-EWR
directMalaysia Airlines
7h 50mLHR-JFK
directSingapore Airlines
8h 05mLHR-JFK
directGulf Air
7h 55mLHR-JFK
directAmerican Airlines
8h 05mLHR-JFK
directKLM
8h 05mLHR-JFK
directQatar Airways
7h 51mLHR-JFK
directAir Canada
8h 00mLHR-EWR
directAustrian Airlines
8h 00mLHR-EWR
directAer Lingus
7h 45mLHR-JFK
directAir France
8h 05mLHR-JFK
directAeromexico
8h 05mLHR-JFK
directAlaska Airlines
7h 50mLHR-JFK
directJetBlue
8h 31mLHR-JFK
directFinnair
7h 45mLHR-JFK
directRoyal Jordanian
7h 51mLHR-JFK
directLufthansa
8h 25mLHR-EWR
directVirgin Atlantic
8h 05mLHR-JFK
directBritish Airways
8h 05mLHR-JFK

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