Cheap flights from the United States to London (LON)

LAX — LON
Jan 31 — Feb 71

How far in advance should I book a flight from USA 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 33% on flights from USA 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 $759. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $846.

What is the cheapest month to fly from USA to London?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, February can be a great choice for travel to London. Flights to London from USA in February are about $638 on average during February, but can be found for as low as $451.

When is the cheapest time to fly from USA to London (US - LON)?

When flying from USA to London, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Cheap flights from USA to London in January, February 2023

The best prices found for USA to LON flights for January, February
Jan 30 - Feb 5
BOS

Boston Logan Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

6h 44m
LHR

London Heathrow

BOS

Boston Logan Intl

1 stop

12h 34m
$84

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Feb 26 - Mar 22
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

Nonstop

7h 15m
LGW

London Gatwick

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

8h 05m
$336

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Feb 26 - Mar 21
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

Nonstop

7h 15m
LGW

London Gatwick

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

8h 05m
$337

Norse Atlantic Airways

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USA to London 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from USA found for this year
Jan 30 - Feb 5
BOS

Boston Logan Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

Nonstop

6h 44m
LHR

London Heathrow

BOS

Boston Logan Intl

1 stop

12h 34m
$84

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Deal found 1/24

Apr 19 - Apr 21
EWR

Newark

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

23h 05m
LHR

London Heathrow

EWR

Newark

1 stop

11h 10m
$308

Scandinavian Airlines

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Sep 16 - Oct 5
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

Nonstop

7h 20m
LGW

London Gatwick

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

8h 10m
$320

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Cheap Scandinavian Airlines flights from USA to London

Apr 19 - Apr 21
EWR

Newark

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

23h 05m
LHR

London Heathrow

EWR

Newark

1 stop

11h 10m
$308

Scandinavian Airlines

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Feb 16 - Feb 19
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

14h 55m
LHR

London Heathrow

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

23h 35m
$408

Scandinavian Airlines

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Feb 21 - Mar 11
EWR

Newark

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

23h 10m
LHR

London Heathrow

EWR

Newark

1 stop

24h 55m
$409

Scandinavian Airlines

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Deal found 1/25

Cheap TAP AIR PORTUGAL flights from USA to London

Feb 22 - Mar 2
EWR

Newark

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

12h 35m
LHR

London Heathrow

EWR

Newark

1 stop

32h 40m
$354

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

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Deal found 1/25

Feb 6 - Feb 8
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

13h 15m
LHR

London Heathrow

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

18h 15m
$450

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

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Deal found 1/23

Feb 27 - Mar 8
IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

LHR

London Heathrow

1 stop

18h 00m
LHR

London Heathrow

IAD

Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

1 stop

20h 05m
$451

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

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Deal found 1/25

Non-stop flights to London from USA

Save time with USA to London direct flight deals
May 1 - May 31
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

Nonstop

7h 20m
LGW

London Gatwick

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

8h 10m
$330

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Feb 26 - Mar 22
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

Nonstop

7h 15m
LGW

London Gatwick

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

8h 05m
$336

Norse Atlantic Airways

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Feb 26 - Mar 21
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

Nonstop

7h 15m
LGW

London Gatwick

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

8h 05m
$337

Norse Atlantic Airways

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Deal found 1/26

Last minute flights from USA to London

Late deals on return flights to London from USA, departing today and this week
Feb 5 - Feb 15
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

Nonstop

7h 15m
LGW

London Gatwick

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

Nonstop

8h 05m
$343

Norse Atlantic Airways

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Feb 5 - Feb 15
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

Nonstop

7h 15m
LGW

London Gatwick

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

33h 20m
$373

Multiple Airlines

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Feb 5 - Feb 14
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

Nonstop

7h 15m
LGW

London Gatwick

JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

1 stop

15h 00m
$374

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One-way flights to London from USA

The cheapest one-way flights from USA to London
May 1
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

Nonstop

7h 20m
$110

Norse Atlantic Airways

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Mar 22
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

Nonstop

7h 15m
$112

Norse Atlantic Airways

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Deal found 1/25

Mar 28
JFK

New York John F Kennedy Intl

LGW

London Gatwick

Nonstop

7h 20m
$113

Norse Atlantic Airways

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Deal found 1/23

Reviews of Airlines Servicing London

Delta
7.9
Good
2,007 reviews

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.5

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

Delta
7.9
Good
2,007 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,007 reviews

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.5

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

SWISS
7.7
Good
316 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,007 reviews

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.5

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,141 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,007 reviews

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.5

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

JetBlue
7.6
Good
361 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,007 reviews

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.5

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,680 reviews
Delta
7.9
Good
2,007 reviews

Overall

7.9

Crew

8.5

Food

7.2

Entertainment

7.8

Comfort

7.9

Boarding

8.1

Reviews

1 / 10

The Delta staff are friendly and we were in Comfort+ which are very comfortable

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about USA to London flights.

Few cities in the world offer a greater range of historical sites and cultural attractions than London. From the cobblestone streets where Shakespeare once walked to the modern Oxford Street shopping district, this massive city has something for everyone. Frequent flights connect you to London from many cities in the United States, so you can be sipping tea or watching the changing of the guard in no time.

How long is the flight from USA to London, England?

Flight time to London can vary dramatically based on your departure city. From New York, expect a minimum flight time of seven hours. From Miami, the trip takes eight and a half hours, and from Los Angeles, it takes 10.5 hours. If you're traveling from Seattle, plan for approximately nine hours in the air.

Which airlines operate flights from USA to London?

Many major airlines fly directly from the United States to London, including United, Delta and American. Virgin Atlantic also makes the trip from New York, Los Angeles, Miami and Seattle. For more budget-friendly flights from New York and LA, try Norwegian Air.

How frequent are flights between USA and London?

If you're flying to London from New York, you can choose from more than 30 nonstop flights per day. From LA, choose from 10 or more daily flights, and from Miami, you can select from five different daily flights. Direct trips from Seattle are more limited, but there are always two trips per day.

Which airports serve USA to London?

Most flights from the United States to London land at Heathrow Airport, but if you're flying from New York or Los Angeles, you can also opt for routes to Gatwick Airport. From New York, you can also fly into London City Airport, but these flights are very limited.

Which direct flight route between USA and London is cheapest?

The New York to London route tends to be the cheapest direct flight, thanks to the short duration and large carrier selection. If you're flying from the West Coast, you can also get great deals on nonstop flights from Los Angeles. For other locations, use Cheapflights to monitor prices and learn about special sales to get the best fare. London buzzes with energy day and night, so you can hit the ground running immediately after your flight from the United States. If you're into art, check out the stunning Tate Modern; for a special view of the city, hop on a boat tour on the River Thames. The West End theater district offers everything from musicals to first-run plays, and the Tower of London provides a glimpse at the crown jewels and ancient dungeons. In the evening, don't miss the view of the illuminated London Eye and Big Ben from the Westminster Bridge. Try out our smart search engine to find cheap flights from the United States to London.

Which airlines fly directly from the USA to London?

There are several airlines that offer nonstop flights from cities in the USA to London. United Airlines and Aer Lingus offer nonstop flights to London Heathrow from Chicago O' Hare International Airport. Delta Airlines, Finnair, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, British Airways, and Iberia all offer service to London Heathrow from Los Angeles International Airport. When departing from John F. Kennedy International Airport you will find that Air France, American Airlines, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, and Virgin Atlantic all offer nonstop flights to London Heathrow.

What are the layover options between the USA to London?

If you will be departing the USA from Chicago O' Hare International Airport, there are some one-stop flights that offer a more economical means of getting to London. SAS offers a one-stop flight with a layover at Kastrup Copenhagen (CPH) and Iceland Air offers a one-stop flight with a layover at Reykjavik Keflavik International (KEF). Turkish Airlines has a one-stop flight with a layover at Istanbul (IST) and Aer Lingus has a one-stop flight with a layover at Dublin (DUB). All of these one-stop flights will add anywhere from three to six hours to your trip but they will save you money over the nonstop options. If you are traveling from either John F. Kennedy International Airport or Los Angeles International Airport the nonstop flights offered are the most cost-effective way to make the trip.

Do I need a passport or visa to fly from the USA to London?

For citizens of the United States that will be traveling to London, you will need a valid passport and the passport needs to be valid for the duration of your stay in the United Kingdom. It is important to note that if you plan on traveling onward from London to other countries in Europe you will need at least six months remaining validity on your passport. Your passport must have at least one blank page for immigration officials in the United Kingdom. If you are traveling as a tourist from the United States and you do not plan on staying for more than 180 days in the United Kingdom you will not need a visa to travel.

Which airlines flying from United States to London have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from United States to London have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. British Airways, United Airlines, and American Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like British Airways with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from USA to London for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Scandinavian Airlines for just $308, but on average you can expect to pay $352.

Are there nonstop flights from USA to London for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from USA to London under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from USA to London is less than $346.

Are there last-minute flights available from USA to London for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from USA to London within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What days are nonstop flights available from USA to London?

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

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

Per day, 13 flights depart from USA to London on average.
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 8% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 92% of flight departures

How long is the flight from USA to London?

There are many flights that can get you from USA to London in 7h 20m. Fly via Scandinavian Airlines, Norse Atlantic Airways, or TAP AIR PORTUGAL to get the fastest option. Airlines will cover a distance of 5473 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What are the most popular routes from USA to London?

The most popular route from USA to London is New York John F Kennedy Intl - London Heathrow. You may also consider Newark - London Heathrow or New York LaGuardia - London Heathrow.

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

The most popular airlines flying from USA to London are Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines and Air Canada. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most reliable airlines from USA to London?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from USA to London consider choosing Malaysia Airlines (89%), United Airlines (80%) or Air New Zealand (80%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

What are the cheapest flights from USA to London?

While on average a flight from USA to London is generally $2,746, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $345. When looking at the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - London Heathrow), you can expect to pay $426 for that flight.

What are the most eco-friendly airlines from the United States to London?

There is a wide variety of flights to London from the United States. Nonetheless, there are a few airlines you can choose from that have reduced emissions or have an ongoing sustainability program to lower their environmental impact. Virgin Atlantic, for instance, has direct flights from cities in the United States like New York and Miami. This airline, due to the type of aircrafts flown and fuel efficiency, is considered to have fewer carbon emissions than other airlines flying the same route to London. Another eco-friendly airline is British Airways who are responsible for the majority of the trips to London from the United States. They offer direct flights as well as having a program in place to achieve net zero emissions by 2050.

How can I fly more sustainably from the United States to London?

Sustainable travel is something every passenger can help out with and play their part. When looking to book your flight to London, look for direct flights from cities in the United States. Direct flights have less take-offs and landings when it’s proven that airplanes emit more carbon dioxide. Try looking for airlines with sustainability programs or ones using newer airplanes. Airlines have started putting newer engines with better technology in the aircrafts. These engines are more fuel efficient, reducing the emissions per flight. Avoid the bottled water onboard. If possible bring your own reusable bottle for less plastic waste. Please stick to the airplane’s weight restrictions, and if possible, pack lighter. The less the plane weighs, the less fuel it’ll consume en route to London.

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Top 10 airlines flying from USA to London

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from USA to London choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
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Spirit AirlinesCheapest$172Average$496FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time65%COVID-19 safety
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WOW airCheapest$281Average$499FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Air FranceCheapest$327Average$864FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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EurowingsCheapest$340Average$790FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time87%COVID-19 safety
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PLAYCheapest$353Average$458FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Austrian AirlinesCheapest$389Average$1,008FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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ITA AirwaysCheapest$391Average$592FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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VuelingCheapest$452Average$475FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time88%COVID-19 safety
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SWISSCheapest$460Average$710FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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Singapore AirlinesCheapest$491Average$1,840FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time81%COVID-19 safety
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