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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 2022: compare USA to London flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in London.
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.

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.

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.

Cheap flights from USA to London in May, June 2022

The best prices found for USA to LON flights for May, June
9 Jun - 14 Jun
$364pp
EWR
Newark
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
8 Jun - 14 Jun
$365pp
EWR
Newark
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
2 Jun - 10 Jun
$369pp
EWR
Newark
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

USA to London 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to London from USA found for this year
8 Oct - 10 Oct
$293pp
EWR
Newark
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
5 Sep - 16 Sep
$364pp
EWR
Newark
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
5 Sep - 12 Sep
$365pp
EWR
Newark
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to London from USA

Save time with USA to London direct flight deals
31 Oct - 30 Nov
$510pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Iberia
Non-Stop
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Iberia
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
7 Sep - 11 Oct
$515pp
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
13 Sep - 20 Sep
$518pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
Iberia
Non-Stop
LGW
London Gatwick
LGW
London Gatwick
Iberia
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
2 Jun - 10 Jun
$369pp
EWR
Newark
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
2 Jun - 8 Jun
$374pp
EWR
Newark
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
2 Jun - 10 Jun
$375pp
EWR
Newark
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
LHR
London Heathrow
LHR
London Heathrow
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to London from United States

The cheapest one-way flights from USA to London
1:20 pm - 7:10 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
12h 50m
JFK - LHR
Multiple Airlines
$91
Fareboom
7:55 pm - 4:05 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
15h 10m
JFK - LGW
Multiple Airlines
$180
Kiwi.com
7:55 pm - 4:05 pm
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
15h 10m
JFK - LGW
Multiple Airlines
$181
Kiwi.com

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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 Norwegian Air UK 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 $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from USA to London for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Scandinavian Airlines for just $293, but on average you can expect to pay $366.

Are there nonstop flights from USA to London for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from USA to London under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from USA to London is less than $525.

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 popular routes from USA to London?

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

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 United Airlines (90%), Air New Zealand (90%) or SWISS (90%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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.

What are the cheapest flights from USA to London?

While on average a flight from USA to London is generally $3,613, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $321. When looking at the most popular route, (Newark - London Heathrow), you can expect to pay $273 for that 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.

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.

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 can enter London without restrictions.

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

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

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 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) 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 = £0.80
Average temperature for May in London
64.4 °F
Avg rainfall for May in London
2.0 ″

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
Juneyao Airlines
$9 $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.

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.

Air Canada
$282 $880 No cancel fee 67%
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$291 $539 No cancel fee N/A
Air France
$312 $690 No cancel fee 77%
Air Europa
$324 $488 No cancel fee 83%
Eurowings
$340 $815 No cancel fee 87%
PLAY
$350 $427 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.

Alaska Airlines
$351 $905 No cancel fee 75%
Austrian Airlines
$389 $860 No cancel fee 78%