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Flights to London

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Prices for flights to London usually start at $434 for a return trip. Get more information on the route, airports, and weather below, or start your search by selecting the travel dates.
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Route details

5570 km
Distance

Flight prices to London

$434 – $615
Price range (Roundtrip)

Direct flights to London

Finnair
Air France
Aer Lingus
Solomon Airlines
and 6 more airlines

Weather now

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+63°F
Rain

Airports

LCY
12km
LGW
40km
LHR
23km

Flights to London Information

Price range

This is how much people usually pay to fly to London (return flight):
From:
New York
Sydney
Copenhagen
Seoul
Riyadh
$434 – $615
$434
Cheap
$555
Average price
$615
Expensive
The majority of our users select flights to London in this price range, so these prices are considered normal. If you find flights priced higher than $615, they are probably more expensive than usual. To find cheap flights at the best price, we recommend searching early, using our flexible dates feature.
Lars
Founder, CEO
The price range is not that different ($434 – $615), so it is considered quite stable. Perhaps you can book when you are ready, but typically it’s best to buy the ticket 2-3 weeks before the departure.
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Flight examples

Here are different examples (return flights) for those prices:
Virgin Atlantic
In a day
JFK
LHR
Direct, 6h 50m
$434
a day ago
Air France
In a day
EWR
LHR
1 stop, 10h 0m
$493
a day ago
Virgin Atlantic
In 4 hours
JFK
LHR
Direct, 7h 15m
$732
a day ago
5570 km
Distance
6h 50m - 10h 0m
Duration

Which is the cheapest month to fly to London?

Here are approximate min and max prices for New York to London flight (return trip) at the moment:
We have analyzed the prices and it seems that November might be the cheapest month to go, with approximate prices from $206 to $225. Meanwhile, the most expensive month will probably be June with a price range of $321 – $395.
Lars
Founder, CEO
If you search now, probably the cheapest month to go would be November. Use the Trip Period feature to select the whole month.
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January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
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Founder, CPO
Want to find the cheapest date combination to London if you have flexibility? Just select the number of days and pick a month!
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Is London an expensive destination?

We have compared flights from New York to London with other routes:
Above average
Price per kilometer: 0.1 $ / km
Flight prices to London ($434 – $615) are above average compared to other destinations.

Recently found flights

Return
One-Way
16 Aug (Fri) - 24 Aug (Sat)16 Aug (Fri) + nights
22:10
JFK
7h 10m
Direct
05:20
LHR
08:55
LHR
7h 45m
Direct
16:40
JFK
$615
Found 4 hours ago
23 Sep (Mon) - 30 Sep (Mon)23 Sep (Mon) + nights
12:20
JFK
6h 50m
Direct
19:10
LHR
11:00
LGW
8h 15m
Direct
19:15
JFK
$434
Found a day ago
23 Sep (Mon) - 24 Sep (Tue)23 Sep (Mon) + nights
21:00
EWR
10h 0m
1 stop
07:00
LHR
14:25
LHR
12h 0m
1 stop
02:25
JFK
$493
Found a day ago
23 Sep (Mon) - 29 Sep (Sun)23 Sep (Mon) + nights
12:20
JFK
6h 50m
Direct
19:10
LHR
11:00
LGW
8h 15m
Direct
19:15
JFK
$434
Found a day ago
26 Jul (Fri) - 31 Jul (Wed)26 Jul (Fri) + nights
02:00
JFK
7h 15m
Direct
09:15
LHR
17:25
LHR
7h 45m
Direct
01:10
JFK
$732
Found a day ago

Direct flights to London

There are 10 airlines that fly directly to London: Finnair, Air France, Aer Lingus, Solomon Airlines, British Airways, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines, Iberia, KLM, Virgin Atlantic. Most airlines that have direct connections are departing from John F. Kennedy International Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport. Most airlines arrive to Gatwick Airport, Heathrow Airport. Most flights depart on Friday, Thursday.

Airlines that have direct flights to London

Finnair
JFK
LHR
SU
MO
TU
WE
TH
FR
SA
Air France
JFK
LHR
SU
MO
TU
WE
TH
FR
SA
Aer Lingus
JFK
LGW
SU
MO
TU
WE
TH
FR
SA
Solomon Airlines
JFK
LHR
SU
MO
TU
WE
TH
FR
SA
British Airways
JFK
LHR
SU
MO
TU
WE
TH
FR
SA
JetBlue Airways
JFK
LHR
SU
MO
TU
WE
TH
FR
SA
American Airlines
EWR
LHR
SU
MO
TU
WE
TH
FR
SA
Iberia
JFK
LHR
SU
MO
TU
WE
TH
FR
SA
KLM
JFK
LHR
SU
MO
TU
WE
TH
FR
SA
Virgin Atlantic
JFK
LHR
SU
MO
TU
WE
TH
FR
SA
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Airlines that have connecting flights to London

There are 10 other airlines that fly from New York to London, including SAS, Iberia, Turkish Airlines, TAP Portugal and others.
SAS
Iberia
Turkish Airlines
TAP Portugal
Lars
Founder, CEO
John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) are your choice if you want to fly direct. Then you most likely will arrive at Heathrow Airport (LHR). Pick Friday, Thursday to depart when looking for a direct flight.
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Airports in London and New York

London has 9 airports and New York has 4 airports.
London
New York
London City Airport (LCY)
https://www.londoncityairport.com/
12 km from London city center.
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Taxi
~20 Min.
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Bus
~65 Min.
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Train
~20 Min.
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Shuttle
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Subway
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Gatwick Airport (LGW)
https://www.gatwickairport.com/
40 km from London city center.
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Taxi
~55 Min.
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Bus
~85 Min.
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Train
~30 Min.
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Shuttle
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Subway
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9 airlines with direct flights
Heathrow Airport (LHR)
https://www.heathrow.com/
23 km from London city center.
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Taxi
~30 Min.
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Bus
~60 Min.
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Train
~15 Min.
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Shuttle
--
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Subway
~45 Min.
10 airlines with direct flights
London Luton Airport (LTN)
https://www.london-luton.co.uk/
44 km from London city center.
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Taxi
~50 Min.
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Bus
~60 Min.
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Train
--
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Shuttle
--
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Subway
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London-Paddington Airport (QQP)
0 km from London city center.
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Taxi
--
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Bus
--
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Train
--
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Shuttle
--
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Subway
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London Stansted Airport (STN)
http://www.stanstedairport.com/
49 km from London city center.
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Taxi
~50 Min.
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Bus
~60 Min.
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Train
~50 Min.
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Shuttle
--
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Subway
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London Biggin Hill Airport (BQH)
23 km from London city center.
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Taxi
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Bus
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Train
--
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Shuttle
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Subway
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Euston railway station (QQU)
2 km from London city center.
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Taxi
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Bus
--
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Train
--
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Shuttle
--
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Subway
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St Pancras railway station (QQS)
3 km from London city center.
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Taxi
--
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Bus
--
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Train
--
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Shuttle
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Subway
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Which airport in London is better?

The closest airport to London city center is London-Paddington Airport (QQP) with 0 km distance. The quickest way to get to city center is to take a bus from London City Airport (LCY), trip will take 65 min. Most airlines like Finnair, Air France, Aer Lingus, Solomon Airlines, British Airways, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines, Iberia, KLM, Virgin Atlantic with direct flights are flying to Heathrow Airport (LHR).
Lars
Founder, CEO
London City Airport (LCY) is usually the main choice for traveling to London. If you want to get to London faster, use the bus. The trip will take about 65 min.
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Where to stay in London

Find the right accommodation in London with Avionero:
8.1
Bosco Hotel Surbiton
9 St. Mark's Hill
Free Wi-Fi • WiFi • 24-Hour Reception • Non-Smoking Rooms • Elevator / Lift
10.0
Croham Park Bed & Breakfast
18 Croham Park Ave South Croydon
Hair Dryer • Luggage Storage • Self Laundry • Garden • Wake-up Service
9.2
The Dorchester - Dorchester Collection
Park Lane
Parking • 24-Hour Reception • Fitness Room/Gym • Elevator / Lift • Multilingual Staff
7.8
Holiday Inn Express London Golders Green
58 Regents Park Road
Free Wi-Fi • WiFi • Free Parking • Parking • 24-Hour Reception
7.8
Quality Hotel Hampstead
5 Frognal
24-Hour Reception • Airport shuttle • Elevator / Lift • Multilingual Staff • Dry Cleaning
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Tips on how to find cheap flights to London

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London guide

About London

London, the vibrant capital of England, is a city steeped in history and brimming with modern energy. Considered one of only two Alpha++ cities globally (the other being New York), this city of over 9 million (with well over 15 million in the metropolitan area) is one of the most important, and continually ranked as one of the best, cities globally. Its iconic landmarks, including the majestic Big Ben, the historic Tower of London, and the magnificent Buckingham Palace, define its skyline and attract millions of visitors each year. London is a diverse city where over 300 languages are spoken.

The city's cultural scene is unparalleled, with world-class museums like the British Museum and the Tate Modern, as well as renowned theaters in the West End, offering a diverse range of theatrical productions. London's bustling markets, such as Camden Market and Borough Market, offer a sensory delight of food, fashion, and unique treasures. The city's green spaces, like Hyde Park and Regent's Park, make it one of the greenest capital cities and provide a refreshing oasis for relaxation and leisure activities.

London's multicultural atmosphere is reflected in its diverse neighborhoods, such as Soho, Notting Hill, and Shoreditch, each with its own distinct character, culinary delights, and vibrant street life. London, with a history spanning over 2000 years, truly embodies a harmonious blend of tradition and innovation, making it a global hub of culture, commerce, and creativity.

London, a bustling metropolis rich in history and culture, is famous for its iconic landmarks, diverse neighborhoods, and vibrant arts scene.

London themes

This is what London is known for:
Castles
Seafood
Markets
Museums
Shopping
Beer
Urbanism
Nightlife
Family
Food

Location

London is located in United Kingdom, 5570 km away from New York:
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Avionero brings you new ways to select a destination. Instead of a specific place, try choosing a theme like "Castles" or "Seafood" and see our suggested destinations and flight prices.
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Currency and exchange rate

1 British Pound Sterling equals 1.30 United States Dollar. 100 United States Dollar equals 77.03 British Pound Sterling.
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£1 = $1.30
Exchange rate

Visa to United Kingdom

No visa is required for US citizens. Allowed stay is 180 days¹.
Visa-free
For US citizens

Language in United Kingdom

Official language in United Kingdom is English. People knowledge of English is native/fluent².
English
Official language
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Knowledge of English

Safety

London is a relatively safe city. Meanwhile, a moderate level of caution is advised³.
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Relatively safe

Air Quality

London generally has a very low level of air pollution⁴.
Air pollution: very low

London pros and cons

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Attractions
London offers world-famous attractions like the British Museum, Buckingham Palace, and the Tower of London.
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Diversity
The city is a melting pot of cultures, reflected in its diverse culinary scene and international neighborhoods.
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Public Transport
London's extensive public transportation system, including the Underground and buses, makes it easy to navigate the city.
Cost
The cost of living and visiting London can be quite high, particularly for accommodation and dining.
Weather
The weather can be unpredictable and often rainy, which may not be ideal for all travelers.
Crowds
Tourist hotspots and public transport can be very crowded, especially during peak seasons and rush hours.

Planning a trip to London? Check the weather

15 Days Weather Forecast

Here’s how the weather in London looks currently:
Tue, 16 July
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+63°F
Rain
6 m/s
81 %
Wed, 17 July
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+73°F
Rain
3 m/s
49 %
Thu, 18 July
🌦
+73°F
Rain
4 m/s
57 %
Fri, 19 July
☁️
+82°F
Scattered clouds
5 m/s
47 %
Sat, 20 July
☁️
+66°F
Broken clouds
4 m/s
56 %
Sun, 21 July
☁️
+68°F
Broken clouds
4 m/s
57 %
Mon, 22 July
🌦
+70°F
Rain
5 m/s
45 %
Tue, 23 July
☁️
+68°F
Broken clouds
7 m/s
45 %
Wed, 24 July
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+66°F
Rain
6 m/s
49 %
Thu, 25 July
☁️
+70°F
Broken clouds
6 m/s
41 %
Fri, 26 July
☁️
+73°F
Scattered clouds
5 m/s
40 %
Sat, 27 July
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+75°F
Scattered clouds
5 m/s
49 %
Sun, 28 July
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+64°F
Rain
5 m/s
90 %
Mon, 29 July
🌦
+68°F
Rain
6 m/s
53 %
Tue, 30 July
☁️
+70°F
Broken clouds
5 m/s
47 %
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Monthly weather

Planning a trip and want to know what the weather in London will be like?
Still thinking when to go? Read when is the best time to visit London.

CO₂-e emission on the New York – London route

Here are typical CO₂-e emissions on a return flight to London:
1542 kg1544 kg1546 kg
From 1542 kg to 1546 kg is the approximate amount of CO₂ equivalents emitted on the New York to London route. The exact figure depends on the number of stops, the type of airplane and its capacity.
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77 - 77 trees
are needed to absorb those emissions (approximation, source: Climate Neutral Group)

Offset CO2-e emission on New York – London flight

To reduce your own impact from flying to London, you can also compensate for it. This means that you sponsor projects that reduce the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere by the same estimated amount that your flight emits:
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FAQ

Flying to London? Here are some useful things to know:
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What airports are in London?
London is served by 9 airports: London City Airport, Gatwick Airport, Heathrow Airport, London Luton Airport, London-Paddington Airport, London Stansted Airport, London Biggin Hill Airport, Euston railway station, St Pancras railway station. The nearest airport is Euston railway station located 2 km away.
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How far is London by plane?
London is around 5570 km away from New York.
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What is the flight time to London?
Typically it takes to fly to London if you are flying from New York.
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When should I fly to London?
The peak of traveling to London usually comes to , while the cheapest month is . If you travel now, the weather in London is Rain.
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How much does it cost to fly to London?
Typically a return flight to London costs $217 – $649 if you fly from New York.
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What’s the weather like in London?
On average you could expect +41°F in January to +68°F in July. Currently, it is Rain and +63°F in London.
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Are there any direct flights to London?
Yes, there are direct flights to London, if you are flying from New York. You can fly to London 7 days a week: Friday, Thursday, Tuesday, Monday, Saturday, Wednesday, Sunday.
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Which airlines offer direct flights to London?
Here are the airlines that have direct connections to London: Finnair, Air France, Aer Lingus, Solomon Airlines, British Airways, JetBlue Airways, American Airlines, Iberia, KLM, Virgin Atlantic.
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About Avionero

Avionero is a Swedish travel planning startup located in Malmo, founded by Lars Kristensson and Anton Tyulenev.
Using our smart AI Search engine, we combine millions of flight, hotel, and activity options for your trip to London.

4 things to know about Avionero:

We provide the most flexible search
We have the largest inventory of flights
We are not the sellers, but aggregators of flights, hotels & activities
We do not track you to raise prices

Source of the data

The prices, airlines, and airport data on the pages come from our own database. It is based on searches made by our users and comes with some degree of approximation and estimation.

Prices stated on the page are “cached prices”, meaning that those prices were accurate when the search was made. Usually, there is a time stamp next to such prices.

Quotes on the page are coming from real people with whom we did multiple interviews about the route.

Other sources:

  • (1) Visa data is taken from Passport Index;
  • (2) “English knowledge” is based on the ranking of countries and regions by English skills by EF;
  • (3) “Safety index” is taken from Numbeo;
  • (4) “Air quality index” is a PM2.5 data from 2023 taken from IQAir;
  • (5) Amount of trees is an approximation (source: Climate Neutral Group);

Last updated 6.06.2024