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Departure Sat, 21 Sep Return Sun, 29 Sep
LHR London
LGA New York
return from £284
Departure Fri, 13 Sep Return Sun, 22 Sep
LCY London
JFK New York
return from £392
Departure Mon, 09 Sep Return Tue, 17 Sep
STN London
JFK New York
return from £303
Departure Wed, 04 Sep Return Thu, 12 Sep
LGW London
LGA New York
return from £861
Route information
Discover the most useful information about London and New York to organise your travel.
Currency exchange rates and cost of life
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.23 USD
British Pound Sterling US Dollar
1 USD = 0.82 GBP
Last checked on 19 September 2019
Train
Local, one-way ticket
27%

Trains in New York are 27% cheaper than in London.

London
£2.5
New York
£1.83
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
60%

The average meal is 60% more expensive in New York than in London.

London
£15
New York
£24.6
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
2%

A taxi fare in New York is 2% cheaper than in London.

London
£5
New York
£4.89
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
2%

Coffee is 2% more expensive in New York than in London.

London
£2.76
New York
£2.82
( London airports
  • ? Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ? Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ? Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ? Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ? Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ? London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
) New York airports
  • ? John F Kennedy Intl Airport (JFK)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ? Newark International Airport (EWR)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ? La Guardia (LGA)
    How far from city centre: 5 miles
  • ? East 34St Landing (NES)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
  • ? Marine Air (QNY)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
  • ? Wall Street Spb (NWS)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
L Distance: 3458 miles

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Useful information for the flight from London to New York

How long is the London flight to New York?

The direct flight duration is 7 hours and 50 minutes, being as the flight path is close to 3,500 miles.

Which are the most common stopovers?

Stopovers in Reykjavik, Amsterdam, Paris and Dublin are common en route to New York although most operators have direct services from London.

What documentation do I need to fly from London to New York?

Most UK citizens can visit the USA without a visa but you will need an ESTA (visa waiver document). Others must obtain a visa from the US Embassy.

Is there a time change from London to New York?

New York runs four hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.

Which airlines fly from London to New York?

Lots of airlines offer competitive airfares including:

How to find cheap flights from London to New York

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When is the best time to fly from London to New York?

In November, New York usually stages its iconic marathon. There is also an annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in Manhattan at this time plus the New York Comedy Festival to enjoy. There will also be an excuse for city breaks to New York!

Airports in London

Useful information about Heathrow Airport

Heathrow offers many services connecting to New York.

How to get to the airport:

  • Fast train - 35 minutes - £25.
  • Tube – Picadilly line - £6.

Services: open 24/7, free Wi-Fi, smoking areas outdoors, many places to eat.

Useful information about Stansted Airport

Stansted Airport is in Essex, just off the M11 motorway.

How to get to the airport:

  • Train – 45 minutes - £17.
  • Taxi – 1 hour - £65 to £80

Services: open 24/7, free Wi-Fi, outside smoking areas, choice of food outlets.

Useful information about Gatwick Airport

Gatwick Airport is south of London.

How to get to the airport:

  • Coach – 60 minutes - £10 one-way.
  • Train - 30 minutes from Victoria - £20.
  • Taxi – at least one hour - £45 to £50.

Services: open 24/7, free Wi-Fi, outdoor smoking zones, plenty of food and drink outlets.

Airports in New York

Useful information about John F Kennedy Airport

JFK is the city's primary air hub.

How to get to the city centre from the airport:

  • AirTrain – 10 minutes - $5.
  • Taxi – trips take about 60 minutes - $55.
  • Bus – 75 minutes - $19.

Services: open 24/7, free Wi-Fi, designated smoking areas outside, no e-cigarettes allowed, choice of restaurants and shops.

Useful information about LaGuardia Airport

LaGuardia Airport lies on the waterfront of two bays.

How to get to the city centre from the airport:

  • Bus – 65 minutes – Q70 bus stand – $2.75 with a metrocard.
  • Taxi – about 50 minutes - $50.

Services: open 24/7, free Wi-Fi, no smoking within 20 feet of entrances or indoors, good eateries and retail outlets.

What to do and visit in New York

  • See the skyscrapers. Head to Midtown for the best of New York's skyline with viewing platforms on the Empire State Building and the Rockerfeller Center to enjoy.
  • Discover Central Park. The lungs of Manhattan, Central Park is great to stroll through during the day and it is close to the city's superb Natural History Museum, too. The park even contains a small zoo which children will love.
  • Take the boat to the Statue of Liberty. As it is one of the city's most popular attractions, be sure to book well in advance.
  • Take the subway. It sounds odd, but this in itself is an authentic New York experience.
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John F Kennedy Intl Airport - Latest customers reviews

3.0 /5
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3.0 /5
Shanks
Date 2019-07-29 Age 31-50 Location Liverpool

Not the best airport busy not enough staff not very helpful

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