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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
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

$44

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.
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.

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.

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.

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 October, November 2021

The best prices found for NYC to LON flights for October, November
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$111pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
3 Nov - 7 Nov
$118pp
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
3 Nov - 7 Nov
$123pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

New York to London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from New York found for this year
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$111pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
3 Nov - 7 Nov
$118pp
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
3 Nov - 7 Nov
$123pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Virgin Atlantic
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Virgin Atlantic
Non-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
3 Nov - 7 Nov
$118pp
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
11 Nov - 14 Nov
$140pp
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
24 Nov - 29 Nov
$224pp
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

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 Oct - 3 Nov
$295pp
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
24 Oct - 14 Nov
$332pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Air Europa
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Air Europa
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
24 Oct - 27 Oct
$336pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Air Europa
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Air Europa
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

One-way flights to London from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to London
2:25 pm - 2:20 am
British Airways
Nonstop
6h 55m
JFK - LHR
British Airways
$44
Netflights
2:35 pm - 1:25 pm
Virgin Atlantic
1 Stop
17h 50m
JFK - LCY
Virgin Atlantic
$188
Virgin Atlantic
5:05 pm - 11:20 am
Air Europa
1 Stop
13h 15m
JFK - LGW
Air Europa
$194
BudgetAir

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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

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 $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to London for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Virgin Atlantic for just $108, but on average you can expect to pay $167.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to London for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to London under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to London is less than $283.

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: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday.

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

9 flight departures from New York to London per day on average.
Morning (6am - Noon) - 22% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 78% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New York to London?

For as low as $108, Virgin Atlantic can have you in London from New York in 7h 09m. 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 $108, Virgin Atlantic will fly you from New York to London and back. In addition to Virgin Atlantic, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Virgin Atlantic is priced at 76% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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 ($44), Virgin Atlantic ($144), and Air Europa ($188).

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 Malaysia Airlines (100%), Qatar Airways (89%) or EL AL (89%) 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 $1,430, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $149. The most popular route (New York John F Kennedy Intl - London Heathrow), is priced around $108.

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.

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.

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 from New York to London
7h 42m
Average temperature for October in London
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in London
2.8 ″

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
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$155 $524 No cancel fee N/A
Brussels Airlines
$170 $425 No cancel fee N/A
Aer Lingus
$187 $801 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$257 $597 No cancel fee 71%
Iberia
$272 $515 No cancel fee 77%
Norwegian
$290 $656 No cancel fee 74%
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.

Finnair
$293 $531 No cancel fee 76%
Norwegian Air UK
$308 $551 No cancel fee N/A
Air France
$312 $429 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 69% of NYC to LON departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 22% of NYC to LON departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 8% 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
61 daily flights
Monday
57 daily flights
Tuesday
71 daily flights
Wednesday
57 daily flights
Thursday
65 daily flights
Friday
53 daily flights
Saturday
68 daily flights
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