Cheap Flights From London to New York

Flight information London to New York

Cheapest return price last month


Direct airlines


Flights per week


Average flight time, total distance 5566 kilometres

7h 30min

Most popular airline last month

British Airways

New York John F. Kennedy, New York Newark, New York LaGuardia and Stewart International

4 airports

Also goes by the name “The Big Apple,” the city of New York is known for a whirlwind of activity that tourists love. With renowned sites at basically every turn, the vacation possibilities in this US city are endless. Some of its most sought after attractions include the Statue of Liberty, a neoclassical sculpture in city’s Liberty Island and arguably the most famous New York architecture; the Empire State Building, the tallest building in the city, standing 1454 feet tall; and the Central Park, an urban park that boasts of 341 hectares or 843 acres of oxygenating greenness.


Putting the abovementioned allures into consideration, it is flocked by tourists from all over the world, including those from the British city of London. Those who are coming from this side of the world, however, should not just fly over in a heartbeat. They should do a little research; otherwise, their hard-earned cash that they would use on air tickets and promo deals would just go to waste. To enjoy their time, they should take note of the tips and pointers in this write up.


What airlines fly the London – New York route?


At present, Austrian Airlines, United Airlines, Lufthansa, American Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, British Airways, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Delta Air Lines, and Virgin Atlantic Airways are some of the tried and tested air transport companies that offer the London – New York route.


What should passengers expect from the airports?


·         Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Gatwick Airport (LGW)


At present, Heathrow Airport and Gatwick Airport are the commercial London airfields that are used by travelers who travel from London to New York. The former is the busiest airport in the United Kingdom, serving close to 65 million individuals annually. It has four large terminals, post or fax facilities, ATMs, health centers with nurses, pharmacies, wheelchair kiosks, disabled toilets, and other amenities that are designed to boost passenger comfort.


Gatwick Airport is the second-largest aviation hub in London. It has two modern terminals that offer high standard service to both domestic and international travelers. It boasts of duty free shops, complimentary Internet, banking centers, multi-purpose event centers, first aid stations, conference rooms, ATMs, luggage facilities, and a post office, among others.


·         John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport


John F. Kennedy International Airport is one the busiest airports in the United States and the world. It is immense in size with eight terminals that serve a myriad of major and minor airline companies. While it may seem confusing to navigate, it should be noted that it is the exact opposite due to the availability of maps throughout the vicinity and the presence of airport personnel that are always ready to give a helping hand.


Some of the amenities that it prides itself of are a large shopping complex, art museum, baby changing centers, restaurants, cafes, shoe-shine kiosks, and others.


Newark Liberty International Airport is the oldest major airfield in the US, but the level of service that it delivers is still top notch. A regular day here is fast-paced and fun, at the same time. There are a lot of restaurants as well as cafes throughout the airport and it even has a vegetarian outlet for those who choose this kind of lifestyle. It also has duty free shops, ATMs, airline lounges, charging stations, wheel chair kiosks, first aid stations, bookstores, gift shops, and the like.


What about transportation?


·         Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Gatwick Airport (LGW)


Getting to either Heathrow Airport or Gatwick Airport is easy thanks to London’s extensive transportation system and the availability of dependable transportation options.


To reach Heathrow Airport, interested parties can opt for the Heathrow Express airport rail link trains (USD 26.00 or PHP 1,219.66), buses (USD 7.80 or PHP 365.89) taxis (USD 104.00 or PHP 4,878.64, depending on traffic situations), and rental cars (starts at USD 24.67 or PHP 1,157.45).


To reach Gatwick Airport, opt for express trains (USD 6.44 or PHP 302.14), local buses (USD 2.59 or PHP 121.49), taxis (USD 104.00 or PHP 4,878.64, depending on traffic situations), and rental cars (starts at USD 24.67 or PHP 1,157.45).


·         John F. Kennedy International Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport


Visiting New York’s finest attractions from John F. Kennedy International Airport or Newark Liberty Airport is convenient since New York has a well-planned transportation system and there are several effective and efficient transportation options that are available in the city.


From John F. Kennedy International Airport, passengers can choose from the AirTrain JFK light rail system (starts at USD 7.50 or PHP 351.82), New York City buses (starts at USD 2.50 or PHP 117.27 one-way), shuttle buses (USD 19.00 or PHP 891.29 one-way), taxis (approximately USD 52.00 or PHP 2,439.32, depending on traffic situations), and rental cars (starts at USD 65.00 or PHP 3,096.00 per day).


From Newark Liberty International Airport, passengers can head to the city center or sightseeing locations via airport buses (USD 16.00 or PHP 750.56), shuttle buses (USD 50.00 or PHP 2,345.50), taxis (USD 55.00 to USD 90.00 or PHP 2,580.05 to PHP 4,221.90), and rental cars (starts at USD 66.00 or PHP 3,096.00).


What about food expenses?


Food prices in London are slightly higher than in New York. For example, a meal at an ordinary restaurant may cost around USD 19.61 or PHP 919.90 in the former, but approximately USD 18.00 or PHP 844.38 in the latter. Also, a combo meal at a fast-food joint may cost around USD 6.54 or PHP 306.79 at London, but approximately USD 8.00 or PHP 375.28 at New York.


What are the visa requirements?


British citizens are not required to secure a visa when traveling to the United States, thanks to the US Visa Waiver Program (VWP). However, under this arrangement, they are only allowed to stay for a maximum of 90 days for tourism or other business matters. To add, British citizens are not required to have a passport with a six-month validity; it just needs to be valid for the duration of their stay.


Lastly, it is important to note that under the VWP, passports need to contain a machine-readable zone (MRZ). Those that do not contain an MRZ are required to apply for visas.

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