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Low season

MarchBest time to beat the crowds (19% less expensive on average)

High season

JulyMost popular time to fly (28% more expensive on average)

Average price (return flight)

£310(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)

Good deal (return flight)

£261or less

Good deal one-way

£170or less

When to book flights from London to New York

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Top tips for finding a cheap flight from London to New York

  • Looking for a cheap flight from New York to London? 25% of our users found flights on this route for £170 or less one-way and £261 or less round-trip.
  • The cheapest flight from London to New York was found 78 days before departure, on average.
  • Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price for flights from London to New York.
  • High season is considered to be June, July, and August. The cheapest month to fly from London to New York is March.
  • Morning departure is around 8% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
  • When you’re booking flights from London to New York, there’s a good chance you’ll fly out of London Heathrow Airport. Heathrow is the second busiest airport in the world by international traffic, and houses the vast majority of direct flights to the airports in New York. Flights out of Gatwick can also be found, with indirect flights coming out of all major London Airports.
  • Your flight to New York can land in several different airports, with JFK Airport housing the most direct flights from London and Newark Airport in New Jersey housing the second most. Both airports are about an hour away from the city by public transport; however, Newark Airport is more convenient to the West side of Manhattan, and JFK is more convenient to the East side.
  • Both airports offer an AirTrain service that connects with public transport for easy connections. Newark connects to the NJ Path transit system, which will get you to the Manhattan city centre for around $7.75 (£6.00) total. JFK connects to the NYC metro and Long Island Railroad to get you to Penn Station for around $22(£17) using the Long Island Railroad, which can take around 35 minutes, or around $10(£8) via the E train, which can take just over an hour.
  • The average flight from London to New York is 8 hours long, so it can be practical to grab a bite to eat before the plane departs. London Heathrow Airport features 35 different dining options, from a quick scone and tea and to a high-end meal. There are dining options spread throughout several of the terminals, so feel free to wander about if you’re feeling a bit peckish and not certain what you’re in the mood for.
  • If you need to leave your car at Heathrow, there are several airport parking options available. Hourly parking at Heathrow Airport starts at around £6 per hour and is available at Terminals 2, 3, 4 and 5. Long-stay parking is available at car parks reachable from all Terminals via shuttle bus, and starts at around £24 per day.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

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COVID-19 information

Safety measures for airlines flying from London to New York

Airlines flying from London to New York have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travellers. Policies vary by airline.

Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from London to New York

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