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How to find the cheapest flight from
USA to London (LON)

All the information you need to plan the best null to LON flight in 2021: compare USA to London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in London.
What is the cheapest month to fly from USA to London?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in July. For low rates, October can be a great choice for travel to London. Flights to London from USA in October are about $714 on average during October, but can be found for as low as $445.

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.

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 44% 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 $910. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,146.

Cheap flights from USA to London in October, November 2021

The best prices found for USA to LON flights for October, November
23 Oct - 2 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
23 Nov - 14 Dec
$317pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
3 Nov - 12 Nov
$322pp
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

USA to London 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from USA found for this year
23 Oct - 2 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
23 Nov - 14 Dec
$317pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
3 Nov - 12 Nov
$322pp
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

Non-stop flights to London from USA

Save time with USA to London direct flight deals
28 Dec - 9 Jan
$314pp
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
23 Dec - 31 Dec
$466pp
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
15 Nov - 19 Nov
$475pp
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 USA to London

Late deals on round-trip flights to London from USA, departing today and this week
24 Oct - 9 Nov
$334pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
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
24 Oct - 27 Oct
$337pp
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 United States

The cheapest one-way flights from USA to London
6:05 pm - 12:25 pm
Air Europa
1 Stop
13h 20m
JFK - LGW
Air Europa
$187
Travelgenio
7:05 pm - 12:20 pm
Air Europa
1 Stop
13h 15m
JFK - LGW
Air Europa
$192
Travelgenio
5:05 pm - 11:20 am
Air Europa
1 Stop
13h 15m
JFK - LGW
Air Europa
$194
BudgetAir

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Flight FAQs

From USA to London

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 Virgin Atlantic 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 SAS for just $308, but on average you can expect to pay $322.

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 $512.

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 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 Qatar Airways (83%), Fiji Airways (83%) or EL AL (83%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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 John F Kennedy Intl - London Gatwick.

What are the cheapest flights from USA to London?

While on average a flight from USA to London is generally $1,701, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $175. When looking at the most popular route, (New York John F Kennedy Intl - London Heathrow), you can expect to pay $333 for that flight.

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

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

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.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for London, England

Do I need a COVID test to fly to London from USA?

Information is based on travel restrictions from USA to London

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

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

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

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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 USA from London?

Returning to USA 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 USA.

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

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Destination information for London

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from USA to London.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = £0.73
Average temperature for October in London
60.8 °F
Avg rainfall for October in London
2.8 ″

Airports servicing London

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

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$155 $625 No cancel fee N/A
Brussels Airlines
$170 $519 No cancel fee N/A
SAS
$271 $820 No cancel fee 77%
Air Europa
$275 $451 No cancel fee 83%
WOW air
$281 $475 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
$299 $588 No cancel fee 76%
Norwegian
$308 $683 No cancel fee 74%
Eurowings
$340 $815 No cancel fee 87%
Air Canada
$340 $640 No cancel fee 67%
SWISS
$346 $573 No cancel fee 79%