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There are 7 ways to get from New York to London by plane or train

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Fly Newark to London Heathrow  •  9h 49m

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

£125 - £650

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Fly New York La Guardia to London Heathrow  •  12h 26m

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to London Heathrow (LHR) LGA - LHR

£117 - £592

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Fly New York JFK to London Heathrow  •  9h 51m

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

£134 - £596

Fly Newark to London Gatwick, train  •  12h 41m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to London Gatwick (LGW) EWR - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£130 - £378

Fly New York JFK to London Gatwick, train  •  12h 43m

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

£249 - £514

Train to Philadelphia, fly to London Heathrow  •  11h 29m

  1. Take the train from New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
  2. Fly from Philadelphia (PHL) to London Heathrow (LHR) PHL - LHR

£229 - £387

Fly Newark to London Stansted  •  12h 47m

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to London Stansted (STN) EWR - STN

£239 - £312

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The cheapest way to get from New York to London is to fly which costs $170 - $950 and takes 9h 49m.

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The fastest way to get from New York to London is to fly. Taking this option will cost $170 - $950 and takes 9h 49m.

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The distance between New York and London is 3480 miles.

It takes approximately 9h 49m to get from New York to London, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Newark Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 6h 55m.

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London is 5h ahead of New York. It is currently 10:10 PM in New York and 3:10 AM in London.

British Airways, Icelandair, Aer Lingus and four other airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 20067+ hotels available in London. Prices start at £75 per night.

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  • Distance: 3480.3 miles
  • Duration: 9h 49m

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

United Airlines, British Airways and 12 other airlines fly from New York to London Paddington hourly.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£200 - £1,400
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£240 - £1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
12h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£250 - £1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£250 - £1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£250 - £1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£250 - £1,400
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£460 - £1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£500 - £1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£190 - £950
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £480
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £1,200
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£240 - £1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £430
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Minneapolis
Ave. Duration
12h 19m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £550
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
12h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £490
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£200 - £950
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Richmond, Boston
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £480
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£180 - £1,500
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £800
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£180 - £1,500
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£180 - £800
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £1,500
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£270 - £1,500
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £1,200
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£230 - £1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £700
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£250 - £1,700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£200 - £1,400
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£290 - £2,000
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£240 - £1,300
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£250 - £1,200
Flights from Newark to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£390 - £650
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£460 - £1,200
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £1,700
Virgin Atlantic
Website
virginatlantic.com
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£190 - £950
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £480
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £1,200
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£240 - £1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £430
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£200 - £950
Flights from Newark to London Gatwick via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 46m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£190 - £600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£190 - £950
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £480
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£240 - £1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £430
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
12h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £490
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£200 - £950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£190 - £950
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £480
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
12h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £490
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £550
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£180 - £1,500
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £800
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£180 - £800
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £1,100
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £1,100
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£220 - £700
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£250 - £1,700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£200 - £1,400
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£290 - £2,000
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£240 - £1,200
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£370 - £1,200
Flights from Newark to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£390 - £650
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£410 - £1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£420 - £650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newark to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£390 - £650
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£410 - £1,300
Flights from Newark to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£210 - £550
Flights from Newark to London Stansted via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£190 - £600
Flights from Newark to London Stansted via Rzeszow
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£260 - £750
Flights from Newark to London Stansted via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£190 - £550
Flights from Newark to London Stansted via Naples
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£220 - £650
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£300 - £1,400
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£300 - £1,400
Flights from Newark to London Gatwick via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£380 - £500
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£380 - £1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£180 - £1,500
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £1,400
Flights from Newark to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£180 - £550
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £750
Flights from Newark to London Gatwick via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£220 - £400
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£260 - £700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£290 - £1,600
Flights from Newark to London Stansted via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£270 - £700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£270 - £1,500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Newark to London Gatwick via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£170 - £500
WestJet
Website
westjet.com
Flights from Newark to London Gatwick via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h 46m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£190 - £600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£200 - £600
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£300 - £850
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Newark to London Stansted via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£180 - £550
Ryanair UK
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Newark to London Stansted via Oslo
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£260 - £700
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£19 - £28
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
£19 - £28
Premium
£130 - £190
Flexi Coach Seat
£29 - £45
Business Seat
£28 - £40
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 New York Moynihan Train Hall to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Schedules at
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
£30 - £60
Business Class Seat
£45 - £90

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