Flights from New York to London

New York to London

  • London is served by 6 airports. These are London City, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton, London Southend, London Stansted.
  • 13 airlines fly direct from New York to London
  • £377 was the cheapest return price from New York to London last month
  • The average flight time from New York to London is 6h 45min
  • The most popular airline flying from New York to London last month was British Airways
  • New York to London is 3,458 miles
  • There are 246 flights a week from New York to London

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Flights from New York to London

This information is correct as of September 2015

Airlines that fly from New York to London

Airlines flying from JFK Airport to London are: American Airlines to London-Heathrow; British Airways to London-City and London-Heathrow; Delta Air Lines to London-Heathrow; Kuwait Airways to London-Heathrow; Norwegian Air Shuttle to London-Gatwick; Virgin Atlantic to London-Heathrow.

Airlines flying from Newark Liberty Airport to London are: British Airways to London-Heathrow, Delta Air Lines to London-Heathrow, La Compagnie to London-Luton, Virgin Atlantic to London-Heathrow and United Airlines to London-Heathrow.

There are no flights to London from La Guardia Airport.

Terminal Information – Departing

This information is always subject to change, and is just a guideline. Always check your boarding card to find out which terminal you will be leaving from.

From JFK: American Airlines depart from Terminal 8; British Airways from Terminal 7; Delta Air Lines, Virgin Atlantic and Kuwait Airways from Terminal 4; and Norwegian Air Shuttle from Terminal 1.

From Newark-Liberty: British Airways, La Compagnie, Virgin Atlantic and Delta flights leave from Terminal B. United fly from Terminal C.

Terminal Information – Arriving

At Heathrow: Flights from New York usually land at terminals 3 and 5. Both have their own train stations, and public buses stop at both terminals. The Heathrow Express train is the fastest mode of transport into the city, and the least expensive is the Piccadilly Line on the Underground.

At Gatwick: The Gatwick Express train leaves from the South terminal. If your flight lands at the North terminal you can use the free inter-terminal shuttle to reach the train station. Coaches, such as easyBus and National Express, pick up at the South terminal too.

At London-City: With only one terminal, it's easy to find public and private transport into the city. The DLR railway connects the airport to the city's underground system. Trains leave the airport every 8-15 minutes. Local buses 473 and 474 also run between the airport and Central London. There's a taxi rank outside: expect to pay around £35* for a taxi into Covent Garden in the city centre.

At Luton: A shuttle bus runs between the airport and Luton Airport Parkway train station. The journey to the station takes about 10 minutes, and trains into the city centre take just over 20 minutes. There's a taxi rank outside the train station. A number of coach companies, including National Express and easyBus, offer pick up at the airport.

Practical Information

You need a valid passport to fly to England from the USA. American citizens visiting the UK for leisure purposes for 90 days or less don't need a visa. If you want to stay for longer, or are visiting for business, you should speak to your nearest British consulate.

What to expect in London

London is five hours ahead of New York, and the currency is the Great British Pound (£).

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