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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 Wednesday

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 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
Rainfall
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

$159

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

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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 in the evening, which can drop the price by up to 5% versus a flight in the morning.

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 9% 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.

Cheap flights from New York to London in May, June 2022

The best prices found for NYC to LON flights for May, June
24 May - 26 May
$292pp
EWR
Newark
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
14 Jun - 25 Jun
$329pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
16 Jun - 25 Jun
$336pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to London 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from New York found for this year
24 May - 26 May
$292pp
EWR
Newark
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
20 Jul - 10 Aug
$294pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
22 Aug - 24 Aug
$296pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Non-stop flights to London from New York

Save time with New York to London direct flight deals
21 Sep - 5 Oct
$506pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
British Airways
Non-Stop
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
British Airways
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
16 Aug - 30 Aug
$513pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
British Airways
Non-Stop
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
British Airways
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
14 Sep - 4 Oct
$514pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
British Airways
Non-Stop
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
British Airways
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
24 May - 26 May
$292pp
EWR
Newark
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
24 May - 31 May
$362pp
EWR
Newark
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
26 May - 3 Jun
$425pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
STN
London Stansted
STN
London Stansted
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to London from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to London
7:55 pm - 6:45 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
29h 50m
JFK - STN
Multiple Airlines
$159
Kiwi.com
7:55 pm - 5:05 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
16h 10m
JFK - STN
Multiple Airlines
$160
Kiwi.com
7:55 pm - 10:55 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
34h 00m
JFK - STN
Multiple Airlines
$162
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From New York 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 Norwegian Air UK. 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 Multiple Airlines for just $294, but on average you can expect to pay $308.

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 $521.

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: Monday, Saturday.

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

10 flight departures from New York to London per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 60% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 40% of flight departures

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 $2,331, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $16. The most popular route (New York John F Kennedy Intl - London Heathrow), is priced around $367.

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 JetBlue (71%), Gulf Air (70%) or Qatar Airways (69%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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: Endeavor Airlines, American Airlines or Air France.

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.

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.

How busy are the airports in New York and London?

If you are flying to London from New York, you can depart from one of the many airports serving this route. The most common airports are New York LaGuardia (LGA), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). Newark Liberty International is located west of New York City and is smaller than JFK. JFK is the major airport serving New York City and is the sixth busiest across the United States. LaGuardia Airport is also pretty busy, with hundreds of passengers booking flights to London. Booking an early flight will help you avoid congestion if you arrive on time. Your flight will land at London Heathrow Airport or Gatwick Airport London. Heathrow is one of the most famous and busiest airports in the world.

Which airlines fly directly from New York to London?

The New York to London route is home to many airlines, with direct flights available on Air France, KLM, British Airways, Finnair, Delta Airlines, and Iberia. If you are interested in flying directly, it is vital to have all the details concerning the fares for a direct flight as it helps with reservations. The fares often depend on the airline, and you should check with customer service or on the official webpage of the airline for details about the fares offered. Direct flights are often more expensive, so it is best to make reservations early to try and find a lower fare.

What are the stopover options between New York and London?

There are dozens of ways to fly to London from New York City. If you do not mind taking the scenic route, some airlines offer itineraries with stopovers in Amsterdam (AMS), Charlotte (CLT), Philadelphia (PHL), Dublin (DUB), or Paris (CDG). A layover breaks up the long journey and gives you the opportunity to enjoy the services available in modern airports. From quick spas to diverse art exhibits, you have many amenities available. Depending on your airline’s rules, you might also be able to squeeze in another city and take advantage of some bonus sightseeing.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from New York to London?

United States citizens can fly to London from New York if they are traveling as tourists for a short time. However, a passport is a must. The passport should be valid for the duration of their stay. If you are traveling to London for academics, arts, sports, or legal work, you should expect to show the immigration officials a valid invitation, proof of expertise, and housing details. If you are staying in London for more than six months, you should apply for a visa online three months before the travel date.

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 can enter London without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering London.

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

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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 = £0.81
Average temperature for May in London
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in London
2.0 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing London

Gatwick (LGW)
Stansted (STN)
London City (LCY)
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
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $19 No cancel fee 66%

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

Norwegian
$290 $656 No cancel fee 74%
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$291 $404 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.

PLAY
$300 $303 No cancel fee N/A

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

Air France
$312 $534 No cancel fee 77%
Virgin Atlantic
$315 $554 No cancel fee 72%
Air Europa
$324 $384 No cancel fee 83%
Eurowings
$340 $701 No cancel fee 87%
Scandinavian Airlines
$364 $533 No cancel fee 77%

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 59% of NYC to LON departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 25% 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
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6 AM
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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
140 daily flights
Monday
162 daily flights
Tuesday
149 daily flights
Wednesday
149 daily flights
Thursday
145 daily flights
Friday
134 daily flights
Saturday
145 daily flights
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