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

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 to London

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to LON flight in 2022: compare New York to London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in London.

NYC - LON

Price

$383 - $632

LON

Temperature

39.2 - 62.6 °F

LON

Precipitation

1.6 - 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 (NYC) to London (LON)

One-way from

$187

One-way flight from New York (NYC) to London (LON)

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

Travelers have found that booking a Tuesday departure is the best way to save up to 11% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 61 days in advance, which can save you up to 76% on flights from New York to London compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 61 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $602. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $805.

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

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, March can be a great choice for travel to London. Flights to London from New York in March are about $453 on average during March, but can be found for as low as $327.

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

When flying from New York to London, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 7% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from New York to London in January, February 2022

The best prices found for NYC to LON flights for January, February
Feb 1 - Feb 10
EWR

Newark

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

11h 05m
LGW

London Gatwick

EWR

Newark

1 stop

35h 20m
$268

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

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Deal found 1/15/22

Feb 20 - Feb 27
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

14h 30m
LHR

London Heathrow

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

35h 20m
$277

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

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Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 6 - Feb 15
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

14h 30m
LHR

London Heathrow

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

35h 20m
$278

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

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Deal found 1/15/22

New York to London 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from New York found for this year
Feb 1 - Feb 10
EWR

Newark

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

11h 05m
LGW

London Gatwick

EWR

Newark

1 stop

35h 20m
$268

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

View Deal

Deal found 1/15/22

Jan 17 - Jan 24
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

14h 30m
LHR

London Heathrow

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

35h 20m
$277

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

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Deal found 1/16/22

Feb 6 - Feb 15
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

14h 30m
LHR

London Heathrow

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

35h 20m
$278

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

View Deal

Deal found 1/15/22

Non-stop flights to London from New York

Save time with New York to London direct flight deals
Jun 7 - Jun 14
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

Nonstop

6h 59m
LGW

London Gatwick

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

8h 00m
$408

British Airways

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Deal found 1/17/22

Jun 1 - Jun 9
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

Nonstop

7h 00m
LGW

London Gatwick

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

8h 00m
$411

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/16/22

Jun 1 - Jun 15
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

Nonstop

7h 00m
LGW

London Gatwick

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

8h 00m
$412

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/15/22

Last minute flights from New York to London

Late deals on return flights to London from New York, departing today and this week
Jan 27 - Feb 5
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

14h 30m
LHR

London Heathrow

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

35h 20m
$277

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

View Deal

Deal found 1/15/22

Jan 27 - Feb 5
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

14h 30m
LHR

London Heathrow

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

35h 20m
$315

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

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Deal found 1/17/22

Jan 28 - Feb 7
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

1 stop

12h 45m
LGW

London Gatwick

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

14h 20m
$316

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

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Deal found 1/16/22

One-way flights to London All airports from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to London
Feb 2
EWR

Newark

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

27h 10m
$187

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/17/22

Jan 24
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

28h 45m
$189

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 1/17/22

Jan 31
EWR

Newark

STN

London Stansted

2 stops

27h 05m
$189

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 1/17/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about New York to London flights.

Considering the city's museums, art galleries, monuments and its exciting culture, it's easy to see why London gets about 20 million tourists per year. It's one of those cities with a mix of neighborhoods, each with its own unique vibe. London itself is home to the iconic Piccadilly Circus and Tour of London, and Stonehenge is just a short road trip away. There's a lineup of direct flights available every day to get you from New York City to London, and it takes about seven hours.

How long is the flight from New York City To London?

If you get a direct flight from New York City to London, expect to be in the air for about seven hours. Flights with a stop usually take at least two hours longer.

Which airlines operate flights from New York City To London?

Quite a few airlines operate flights from New York City to London, but if you want a direct flight, your carrier options are American Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Norwegian and Virgin Atlantic. British Airways has the most flights available.

How frequent are flights between New York City and London?

New York City to London is a popular route with dozens of flights every day, and many of those flights are nonstop, giving you plenty of options as far as travel times are concerned.

Which airports serve New York City To London?

John F. Kennedy International Airport is the busiest airport in New York City and the only one offering direct flights to London. There are several popular airports in London, but most flights from New York land at Heathrow Airport. Select flights arrive at Gatwick Airport or London City Airport.

Which direct flight route between New York City and London is cheapest?

John F. Kennedy International Airport to Heathrow Airport has the most flights available which often makes it the cheapest direct flight route from New York to London, but occasionally it's cheaper to book a flight that lands at Gatwick Airport. It's about 15 minutes farther from Central London, but that's not much if you can save on your flight.Besides how busy it can be, London stands out for its air of class and sophistication. After all, this city is home to the Royal Albert Hall, the Prince Charles Cinema and the All England Club, which is the site of Wimbledon. London is a great city for walking, with Westminster and St. James being two of the best places to explore on foot and see famous monuments, such as Big Ben. For a taste of traditional London, check out Kensington and Chelsea.The iconic city of London has a timeless appeal. Use our smart search engine to see all the cheap flights from New York City to London.

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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to London for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just $268, but on average you can expect to pay $291.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to London for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to London under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to London is less than $432.

Are there last-minute flights available from New York to London for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from New York to London within the next 7 days for less than $300.

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

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

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

17 flight departures from New York to London per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 35% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 65% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New York to London?

For as low as $268, TAP AIR PORTUGAL can have you in London from New York in 11h 05m. The distance from New York to London is about 3461 mi. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from New York to London round-trip?

Currently priced at $268, 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. Check Cheapflights for deals on SAS for as low as $304. TAP AIR PORTUGAL is priced at 40% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

What are the most popular routes from New York to London?

While some choose either Newark - London Heathrow or New York John F Kennedy Intl - London Gatwick, New York John F Kennedy Intl - London Heathrow is the most popular route from New York to London.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from New York to London?

Before booking your flight from New York to London check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, Endeavor Airlines or American Airlines.

What are the most reliable airlines from New York to London?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from New York to London consider choosing SriLankan Airlines (72%), Qatar Airways (72%) or EL AL (72%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from New York to London?

Looking for the cheapest flight from New York to London? While on average our users pay $1,210, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $133. The most popular route (New York John F Kennedy Intl - London Heathrow), is priced around $277.

What are the most eco-friendly airlines from New York to London?

Several airlines promote sustainable travel from New York to London. Aer Lingus and British Airways are the leading airlines with eco-friendly flights, with United Airlines coming in third place. All three airlines have taken significant steps to ensure that their flights to London are environmentally friendly. First, they provide direct flights from New York to London, which are greener than connecting flights. Additionally, British Airways has reduced carbon emissions per passenger and noise per flight, and minimized waste through reusing and recycling materials. Aer Lingus has adopted newer aircraft that are more fuel-efficient and produce around 50% less engine noise. United Airlines has improved the fuel efficiency of their jets and reduced emissions, and their cabins now use sustainable products.

How can I fly more sustainably from New York to London?

There are a couple of things you can do to ensure your flight to London from New York is eco-friendly, starting by packing lighter. Packing only the essentials or sticking to the airline’s baggage limit ensures that the plane isn’t overloaded, hence using more fuel to fly. Avoid single-use plastics and bring your own headphones on the flight. Even in the air, try and stick to the sustainability laws—reduce, reuse, recycle—and bringing your own water bottle and headphones achieves this. Finally, choose one direct flight instead of two. When there’s an option for a direct flight to London from New York, opt for that instead of a connecting flight to reduce the carbon emissions that would have resulted from two flights.

Can I fly to London from New York right now?

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 2 days 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.


Can I 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 24 hours before departing to New York.

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

Alternative routes for New York to London

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

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.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
Cheapest$155
Average$524
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Brussels Airlines
Cheapest$170
Average$425
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Aer Lingus
Cheapest$187
Average$801
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
American Airlines
Cheapest$257
Average$597
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time71%
COVID-19 safety
Iberia
Cheapest$272
Average$515
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Norwegian
Cheapest$290
Average$656
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time74%
COVID-19 safety
WOW air
Cheapest$292
Average$535
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Finnair
Cheapest$293
Average$531
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Norwegian Air UK
Cheapest$308
Average$551
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety
Air France
Cheapest$312
Average$429
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from New York to London

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York to London
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
18%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
18%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
63%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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
Sunday85daily flights
Monday81daily flights
Tuesday85daily flights
Wednesday71daily flights
Thursday70daily flights
Friday93daily flights
Saturday75daily flights