Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to London (LON)

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The best prices from New York to London are usually found in March or May, booked 60 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to London (LON)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to LON flight in 2021: compare New York to London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in London.
NYC - LON
Price
$383 - $632
LON
Temperature
48.2 - 73.4 °F
LON
Precipitation
1.4 - 2.8 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

March

Best time to find cheap flights, 15% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$383

From New York to London

One-way from

$148

One-way flight from New York to London

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New York to London?

Users have found that leaving on a Tuesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 11% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from New York to London, book at least 61 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 44% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $910 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,146.

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

Our data shows that October tends to be the cheapest month to fly to London from New York. Users have commonly found prices around $714 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $445. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to London (NYC - LON)?

It’s typically best to fly out from New York to London at noon. Doing so could potentially save you 7% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from New York to London in July, August 2021

The best prices found for NYC to LON flights for July, August
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$400pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
26 Aug - 10 Sep
$403pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
18 Aug - 16 Sep
$409pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New York to London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from New York found for this year
18 Aug - 25 Aug
$400pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
4 Sep - 15 Sep
$401pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
26 Aug - 10 Sep
$403pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to London from New York

Save time with New York to London direct flight deals
10 Jan - 20 Jan
$539pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Virgin Atlantic
Non-Stop
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
13 Oct - 21 Oct
$543pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
17 Nov - 24 Nov
$548pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
JetBlue
Non-Stop
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
JetBlue
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to London

Late deals on round-trip flights to London from New York, departing today and this week
4 Aug - 18 Aug
$489pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
4 Aug - 27 Aug
$491pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
6 Aug - 23 Aug
$492pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to London from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to London
4:10 pm - 4:20 am
British Airways
Nonstop
7h 10m
JFK - LHR
British Airways
$148
Netflights
3:20 pm - 3:10 am
Austrian Airlines
Nonstop
6h 50m
EWR - LHR
Austrian Airlines
$232
StudentUniverse
6:55 pm - 3:55 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
16h 00m
EWR - LGW
Multiple Airlines
$239
Gotogate

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">New York</span> to <span class="emphasized">London</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From New York to London

Are flight prices decreasing from New York to London due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both New York and London for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from New York to London have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from New York to London that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are British Airways, United Airlines, and Virgin Atlantic. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from New York to London for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to London for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just $400, but on average you can expect to pay $412.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to London for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to London under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to London is less than $562.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to London for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to London within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What days are nonstop flights available from New York to London?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How many flights depart from New York to London on average per day?

13 flight departures from New York to London per day on average.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

Is New York weather warmer or cooler than London?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 86 °F range in July. The weather in London is generally colder than New York's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from New York to London?

A quick flight from New York to London can take about 6h 55m. American Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $553. The distance from New York to London is about 3461 mi. Most flights are nonstop.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from New York to London round-trip?

Currently priced at $400, TAP AIR PORTUGAL will fly you from New York to London and back. In addition to TAP AIR PORTUGAL, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Users have found that TAP AIR PORTUGAL is 11% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from New York to London one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from New York to London are British Airways ($148), TAP AIR PORTUGAL ($226), and Austrian Airlines ($232).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for London, England

Do I need a COVID test to fly to London from New York?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York to London

Most visitors from New York need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter London.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to London.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to quarantine after entering London.

Documents
Mandatory passenger locator form - Submit the form any time in the 48 hours before arriving in the UK. Show the form when checking in your plane, train or ferry to the UK.

Managed quarantine package for Scotland - All travelers arriving directly to Scotland are required to book their Managed Quarantine Package prior to travel.

COVID-19 testing package - All travelers must book and pay for a COVID-19 Testing Package prior to travel to England and Scotland.


Do I need a test to fly back to New York from London?

Returning to New York from London

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from London must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from London are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

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Alternative routes for New York to London

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for London

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from New York to London.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = £0.73
Flight duration
7h 35m
Average temperature for July in London
73.4 °F
Avg rainfall for July in London
1.6 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark Intl (EWR)
La Guardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
City (LCY)
Stansted (STN)
Luton (LTN)
Southend (SEN)

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York to London choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Brussels Airlines
$170 $425 No cancel fee N/A
SWISS
$313 $508 No cancel fee 79%
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$155 $524 No cancel fee N/A
WOW air
$292 $535 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by WOW air. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Lufthansa
$320 $591 No cancel fee 76%
Austrian Airlines
$350 $685 No cancel fee 78%
Eurowings
$340 $701 No cancel fee 87%
Icelandair
$366 $737 No cancel fee 76%
Air Canada
$349 $755 No cancel fee 67%
Aer Lingus
$187 $801 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from New York to London

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards London.
Evening 6 PM to midnight 50% of NYC to LON departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 34% of NYC to LON departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 15% of NYC to LON departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of NYC to LON departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New York to London
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York to London.
Sunday
24 daily flights
Monday
45 daily flights
Tuesday
41 daily flights
Wednesday
45 daily flights
Thursday
40 daily flights
Friday
39 daily flights
Saturday
38 daily flights
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