There are 6 ways to get from London to New York by plane or train

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Recommended option

Fly London Heathrow to New York JFK  •  10h 35m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to New York JFK (JFK) LHR - JFK

$320 - $655

Cheapest option

Train to London Gatwick, fly to New York JFK  •  10h 58m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to New York JFK (JFK) LGW - JFK

$204 - $1,544

4 alternative options

Fly London Heathrow to Newark  •  10h 53m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newark (EWR) LHR - EWR

$312 - $661

Fly London City to New York JFK  •  12h 26m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to New York JFK (JFK) LCY - JFK

$355 - $672

Fly London City to Newark  •  12h 59m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Newark (EWR) LCY - EWR

$347 - $628

Fly London Heathrow to Philadelphia, train  •  13h 5m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Philadelphia (PHL) LHR - PHL
  2. Take the train from 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station

$251 - $681

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to New York is to fly which costs £250 - £550 and takes 10h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from London to New York is to fly which costs £250 - £550 and takes 10h 35m.

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The distance between London and New York is 3480 miles.

It takes approximately 10h 35m to get from London to New York, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 7h 40m.

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New York is 5h behind London. It is currently 2:44 AM in London and 9:44 PM in New York.

Delta, American Airlines, Virgin Atlantic and British Airways offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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There are 2336+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £5 - £35.

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Map of how to get from London to New York.
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  • Distance: 3480.3 miles
  • Duration: 10h 35m

What companies run services between London, England and New York, NY, USA?

Virgin Atlantic, British Airways and nine other airlines fly from London Paddington to New York every 30 minutes.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,500
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,900
Flights from London Gatwick to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $8,000
Flights from London City to New York JFK via Shannon
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from London City to New York JFK via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$950 - $1,900
Flights from London City to Newark via Isle Of Man, Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,800
Flights from London Heathrow to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,500
Flights from London Gatwick to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $8,000
Flights from London City to New York JFK via Shannon
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,300
Flights from London Heathrow to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Philadelphia via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Philadelphia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Philadelphia via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
12h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,000
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark
Ave. Duration
7h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,500
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,900
Flights from London Gatwick to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $8,000
Flights from London City to New York JFK via Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$950 - $1,900
Flights from London City to Newark via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,800
Flights from London Heathrow to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Philadelphia via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from London City to Newark via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,200
Flights from London City to Newark via Shannon
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Philadelphia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,600
Flights from London Heathrow to Philadelphia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
11h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,500
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,400
Flights from London City to New York JFK via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 12m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Flights from London City to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,200
Flights from London City to Newark via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,200
Flights from London City to Newark via Shannon
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Philadelphia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $2,600
Virgin Atlantic
Website
virginatlantic.com
Flights from London Heathrow to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,500
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from London Gatwick to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $7,500
Flights from London Gatwick to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
12h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Flights from London City to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from London Heathrow to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,500
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from London Gatwick to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $7,500
Flights from London Gatwick to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
12h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Flights from London City to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,500
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,300
Flights from London Gatwick to New York JFK via Boston
Ave. Duration
12h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $1,800
Flights from London City to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $1,700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Flights from London City to Newark via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,200
Flights from London City to Newark via Shannon
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $2,100
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $1,600
Flights from London City to New York JFK via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from London City to Newark via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,200
Flights from London City to Newark via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,200
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$850 - $1,800
Flights from London Gatwick to New York JFK via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $1,400
Flights from London Heathrow to Philadelphia via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $1,400
Norwegian Air UK ltd
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
8h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from London City to New York JFK via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
14h
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $3,700
Flights from London City to Newark via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,400 - $4,500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $2,500
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Newark via Oslo
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,600
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from London Gatwick to New York JFK via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,700
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to New York JFK via Madrid
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $10,000
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$27 - $40
Premium
$180 - $260
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $65
Business Seat
$40 - $60
Amtrak Northeast Regional

Amtrak’s Northeast Regional train service serves the US’ busy northeast corridor from Virginia to Massachusetts; major stops include Boston, Providence, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington DC and Baltimore. Amenities include Wi-Fi, a quiet car, cafe and business-class seating, and travelling with a small dog or cat is permitted. Book at least 14 days in advance for a cheaper Saver Fare.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from 30th Street Train Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
$40 - $85
Business Class Seat
$65 - $130

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