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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly New York JFK to London Heathrow  •  9h 37m

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

£246 - £498

Cheapest option

Fly New York JFK to London Gatwick, train  •  10h 10m

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

£160 - £1,236

4 alternative options

Fly Newark to London Heathrow  •  9h 54m

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

£248 - £503

Fly New York JFK to London City  •  10h 26m

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

£282 - £518

Fly New York La Guardia to London Heathrow  •  11h 54m

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

£249 - £543

Train to Philadelphia, fly to London Heathrow  •  12h 9m

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

£203 - £525

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from New York to London is to fly which costs $310 - $650 and takes 9h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to London is to fly which costs $310 - $650 and takes 9h 37m.

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The distance between New York and London is 3480 miles.

It takes approximately 9h 37m to get from New York to London, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from New York JFK Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 6h 40m.

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London is 5h ahead of New York. It is currently 1:33 PM in New York and 6:33 PM in London.

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

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There are 8661+ hotels available in London. Prices start at £75 per night.

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Map of how to get from New York to London.
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  • Distance: 3480.3 miles
  • Duration: 9h 37m

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

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

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,100
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,200
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£320 - £6,500
Flights from New York JFK to London City
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £1,800
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£550 - £1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£550 - £1,700
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
11h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £1,700
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Charlotte
Ave. Duration
11h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £1,700
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£390 - £1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£430 - £1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£430 - £1,600
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow via Raleigh/Durham
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£430 - £1,600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,100
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,200
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£750 - £1,500
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£320 - £6,500
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£400 - £2,800
Flights from New York JFK to London City
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £1,800
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
11h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£390 - £1,600
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,300
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£470 - £1,400
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,300
Flights from New York JFK to London City via Geneva
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£550 - £1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
10h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
12h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,300
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£360 - £1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£350 - £1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£350 - £1,700
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£460 - £950
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£480 - £1,000
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£490 - £1,100
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£550 - £6,000
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £1,300
Flights from New York JFK to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£500 - £1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£700 - £1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£600 - £1,500
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,100
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,200
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£750 - £1,500
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£320 - £6,500
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£400 - £2,800
Flights from New York JFK to London City via Dublin
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£750 - £1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£350 - £1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£290 - £850
Virgin Atlantic
Website
virginatlantic.com
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£460 - £950
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£480 - £1,000
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£490 - £1,100
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£550 - £6,000
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £1,300
Flights from New York JFK to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£500 - £1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£700 - £1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow via Boston
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£600 - £1,500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from New York JFK to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£460 - £950
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£480 - £1,000
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick via Boston
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £1,300
Flights from New York JFK to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Detroit
Ave. Duration
11h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£600 - £1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
12h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£700 - £1,700
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,300
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£470 - £1,400
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£470 - £1,400
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,500
Flights from New York La Guardia to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,500
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow via Montreal
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£350 - £1,700
Flights from Philadelphia to London Heathrow via Toronto
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£350 - £1,700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,300
Flights from New York JFK to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£550 - £1,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Newark to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£500 - £1,300
Flights from New York JFK to London City via Geneva
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£550 - £1,300
Flights from New York JFK to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£550 - £1,300
Norwegian Air UK ltd
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £650
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£340 - £1,100
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from New York JFK to London Gatwick via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£240 - £1,900
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.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from New York Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£21 - £35
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
£21 - £35
Premium
£140 - £210
Flexi Coach Seat
£30 - £50
Business Seat
£30 - £45
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 Penn Station to 30th Street Train Station
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£35 - £65
Website
amtrak.com
Reserved Coach Seat
£35 - £65
Business Class Seat
£55 - £100

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