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Cheapest one-way trip

£141

Cheapest nonstop round-trip

£141

Cheapest round-trip

£300

Average round-trip

£430

Nonstop flights in December

£141 – £3326

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£314

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Travelers usually depart from John F. Kennedy International, Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport, or Newark Penn Station when they travel from New York to London. Book your trip to arrive at Heathrow, Gatwick, London Stansted, Luton, or London City. The distance between New York and London is 5574 km. The most popular airlines for this route are British Airways, TAP Portugal, easyJet, Norse Atlantic Airways, and Play. New York and London have 401 direct flights per week. When you arrive at London, consider visiting Isle of Wight, St. Paul's Cathedral, Tintern Abbey, United Kingdom, British Museum, Stonehenge, Natural History Museum, Tate Modern, Tower of London, Portsea Island, Canterbury Cathedral, St Fagans: National History Museum, Avebury, St. David's Cathedral, Cardiff, and Roman Baths, Bath.

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British Airways on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Delta Air Lines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Iberia Airlines on Mondays, and Sundays.

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Sundays.

Lufthansa on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays.

Norse Atlantic Airways on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.

Austrian Airlines on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Sundays.

United Airlines on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Sundays.

Virgin Atlantic Airways on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from New York to London

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British AirwaysBAWBAYes0
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TAP PortugalTAPTPYesOpens 36 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
easyJetEZYU2YesOpens 720 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
Norse Atlantic AirwaysNBTN0YesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
PlayFPYOGNo0
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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

London travel tips

1) There are four airports in London, so pay attention to the airport name and terminal on your ticket

There are three airports near London: Stansted (60 km from central London), Luton (50 km from London), and Gatwick (40 km from the city centre). Also, directly in London, there is Heathrow airport. Therefore, carefully look at the name of the airport to avoid unpleasant surprises.

2) Strolling down Baker Street, don't miss the Sherlock Holmes Museum in London

Sherlock Holmes museum is located in the Westminster area. All the rooms and atmosphere are in detail, just as described by Arthur Conan-Doyle. On the ground floor, you can buy tickets and memorabilia with movie symbols. The entrance ticket costs around 17 euro.

3) Try the national English cuisine in London – fish and chips, meat pudding, and oxtail soup

Typical English fish and chips dish is featured on the menus of street cafes and upmarket restaurants in London (like Rules or Simpson-in-the-Strand). Be sure to also try the national dish – meat and kidney pudding, then order a Leicestershire pork pie, Toad in a Mink pie, try the Sunday roast, the famous oxtail soup, and Chicken tikka masala.

United Kingdom COVID-19 travel restrictions

Latest COVID-19 travel restrictions in United Kingdom – 12/2022
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Most travelers from New York, JFK can enter London, LHR, but there are restrictions.

Departure

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed
  • Proof of a negative pre-departure COVID-19 test result is not required
  • Quarantine is not required
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Additional information
  • Masks are recommended in certain settings

Return

Travel restrictions
  • Travel is allowed with restrictions for vaccinated travelers
  • Proof of negative pre-departure COVID-19 test results or recovery certificate is not required for United States
  • Quarantine is not required for vaccinated travelers
Visa requirements
  • Visa is not required
Forms and documents
  • Mandatory proof of COVID-19 vaccination for United States
  • Mandatory travel attestation form

Information is provided as guidance only and accurate at the time of publishing. Always check government websites and airline materials before booking and traveling.

Learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in United Kingdom in our dedicated Stories article.

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 7.0 hours.
What is the flight distance between New York and London?
The flight distance between New York and London is 5574 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 Virgin Atlantic Airways, American Airlines, British Airways, Austrian Airlines, Finnair, Lufthansa, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, JetBlue Airways, United Airlines, Iberia Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Norse Atlantic Airways.
What are the most popular routes to and from New York?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New York and Dublin, Manchester, Athens, Edinburgh, Orlando, Glasgow, Miami, Tallinn, Birmingham, Las Vegas, Thessaloniki, Toronto, Atlanta, Cancún, Paris, Vilnius, Newcastle upon Tyne, Los Angeles, Barcelona, Malta.
What are the most popular routes to and from London?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as London and Reykjavik, Bucharest, Athens, Dublin, Istanbul, Lisbon, Sofia, Tirana, Edinburgh, Belfast, Larnaca, Glasgow, Málaga, Antalya, Faro, Thessaloniki, Budapest, Madrid, Alicante, Tel Aviv.
Which airports are there in New York?
New York is mainly served by John F. Kennedy International. But there are other airports nearby, including Newark Liberty International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport.
What airports are near New York?
The main airport in New York is John F. Kennedy International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Bradley International, Trenton–Mercer, Long Island MacArthur, Rhode Island T. F. Green Int'l Airport, Harrisburg International, Albany International, Westchester County, Lehigh Valley International, Atlantic City International.
What airports are near London?
The main airport in London is Heathrow. It is also served by Birmingham, Bristol, East Midlands, Southampton, Cardiff, Bournemouth, Norwich, Humberside, Coventry, Exeter.
What buses and trains depart from New York?
A number of bus and train companies depart from New York, including Amtrak train, Greyhound.
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