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Travelers usually depart from Newark Liberty International, John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport, or New York, NY - West 34 St and 11 Av when they travel from New York to London. Book your trip to arrive at Heathrow, London Stansted, Luton, Gatwick, or London City. The distance between New York and London is 5545 km. The most popular airlines for this route are American Airlines, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic Airways, British Airways, and Aer Lingus. New York and London have 154 direct flights per week. When you arrive at London, consider visiting Avebury, Tate Modern, British Museum, Stonehenge, St. David's Cathedral, Cardiff, Tintern Abbey, United Kingdom, Tower of London, Isle of Wight, Roman Baths, Bath, St. Paul's Cathedral, St Fagans: National History Museum, Portsea Island, Canterbury Cathedral, and Natural History Museum.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo
Virgin Atlantic AirwaysVIRVSYesUnknownNo
British AirwaysBAWBAYesUnknownNo
Aer LingusEINEINoUnknownNo

Places to eat at London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow airport has many outstanding restaurants and cafes for you to choose from when you land.

Fortnum & Mason's Bar — Terminal 5

Indulge yourself and visit the Fortnum & Mason's Bar in Terminal 5.

  • Open daily 5 am to 6 pm

Gordon Ramsay Plane Food — Terminal 5

Gordon Ramsay Plane Food has many options to satisfy any appetite for travelers, also located in Terminal 5.

  • Open daily 5 am to 6 pm

Perfectionists’ Cafe — Terminal 2

If you're heading through Terminal 2, look no further than The Perfectionists' Cafe for a classic English breakfast.

  • Open daily 5 am to 9:30 pm

Comptoir Libanais — Terminal 4

If you're keen to try a Lebanese-inspired wrap, head over to Comptoir Libanais in Terminal 4. Their known for getting food to customers really quickly.

  • Open every day 5:30 am to 9 pm

Costa — Terminals 2 and 5

For all budget travelers, head to Costa for a good cup of joe when you touch down in London. They have 2 locations at Heathrow in Terminals 2 and 5.

  • Costa in Terminal 2 is before security, and their daily hours are 4 am to 8 am
  • Costa in Terminal 5 is open longer from 4 am to 8 pm

Spuntino — Terminal 3

Spuntino in Terminal 3 offers a high-end breakfast menu with dishes like truffle egg toast.

  • Open daily 5 am to 9:30 pm

Leon — Terminal 2

If you're looking for a vegan menu, head to Terminal 2. Leon has a good selection along with fast food favorites like burgers.

  • Open daily 9 am to 7 pm

Yo! — Terminal 2

Also in Terminal 2, you can find sushi and Japanese street food at Yo! restaurant. They even have a breakfast menu from 6 am to 10 am.

  • Open daily 6 am to 10 pm

Caffe Nero — Terminals 2 and 5

At Caffe Nero, enjoy delicious Italian coffee on the go. Order from their 15-minute menu if you're in a hurry to get to your gate on time. They have three locations in Terminal 2 and two locations in Terminal 5.

  • The Gate B36 location on level 2 is open daily from 6:45 am to 5:45 pm
  • The two other Terminal 2 locations on level 1 are open daily from 6 am to 8 pm
  • Terminal 5 has a location before security on level 3 open daily from 8 am to 6 pm
  • The other Terminal 5 location is located on level 0 at Arrivals, and open daily from 7 am to 6 pm

Crown Rivers Bar — Terminal 5

If you need some quick service at a pub, check out The Crown Rivers Bar and Food at Gate A5 in Terminal 5. Along with the normal burger menu, they offer foods like Thai chicken curry, along with British classics like bangers and mash.

  • Open daily 4:30 am until the last departing flight

Caviar house & Prunier Seafood Bar — Terminal 2

  • Caviar House & Prunier Seafood Bar is a producer of the world's finest Prunier caviar and Balik smoked salmon. As every moment counts when you are flying, you should have great food fast! That is why they offer a 15-minute menu.
  • Gate A16 - Level 4
  • Opening hours: 8 am to 8 pm

Giraffe — Terminal 5

  • Giraffe is offering a catch-all global menu. You can taste Mexican huevos rancheros for breakfast, or Malay noodles, Austrian Schnitzel, ribs, and traditional fish and chips throughout the day.
  • After Departures security, level 3
  • Opening hours: 5:15 am until the last departing flight

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from New York to London?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between New York and London takes around 6.9 hours.

What is the flight distance between New York and London?

The flight distance between New York and London is 5545 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between New York and London?

Several carriers operate flights between New York and London. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Finnair, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, British Airways, American Airlines, Virgin Atlantic Airways.

What are the most popular routes to and from New York?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New York and Orlando International, McCarran International, Miami International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, Denver International, Luis Muñoz Marín International, Tampa International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, George Bush Intercontinental, Austin–Bergstrom International, San Antonio International.

What are the most popular routes to and from London?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas, Tenerife–South, Gran Canaria, Dublin, Milan–Malpensa, Vienna International Airport, Václav Havel Airport Prague, Budapest Ferenc Liszt International, John Paul II International Airport Kraków–Balice, Henri Coandă International, Riga International.

Which airports are there in New York?

New York is mainly served by Newark Liberty International. But there are other airports nearby, including John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport.

What airports are near New York?

The main airport in New York is Newark Liberty International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Bradley International, Harrisburg International, T. F. Green, Albany International, Long Island MacArthur, Atlantic City International, Lehigh Valley International, Trenton–Mercer, Westchester County.

What airports are near London?

The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, Doncaster Sheffield, East Midlands, Cardiff, Southampton, Bournemouth, Exeter, Humberside, Cambridge.

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A number of bus and train companies depart from New York, including Amtrak train.

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