Cheap Flights from London to New York
Flight information London to New York
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Flights to New York are among the most popular routes from London, and Skyscanner can help travellers find the best one.
Heathrow Airport is the U.K.'s largest airport, and it also offers the most direct flights from London to New York. Multiple flights are available every day from six different airlines. American Airlines, British Airways, Delta Airlines, and Virgin Atlantic all fly directly from London Heathrow to New York's John F. Kennedy Airport. British Airways, Virgin Atlantic, Air India, and United Airlines fly to Newark Liberty International Airport.
From Gatwick Airport, it is possible to fly directly to New York's John F. Kennedy Airport with British Airways or Norwegian Air Shuttle. Travellers can also fly British Airways from London City Airport on a direct business class-only flight, with just a brief refuelling stop at Shannon Airport in Ireland.
London Airports Information
London Heathrow Airport has four terminals numbered 2 to 5, so it's essential travellers check to see which terminal they need before arriving. London to New York flights leave from Terminals 2, 3, and 5.
Those arriving at Heathrow by plane may need to transfer between Heathrow's terminals. Journey times can take up to 20 minutes. It is possible to walk between Terminals 2 and 3, but travellers must take one of the free trains or buses to get to Terminals 4 and 5.
Flights to New York from London at Gatwick Airport normally fly out of the South Terminal.
London City Airport
There is only one terminal at London City Airport. It is the closest airport to the city of London, so it is restricted in size, but it has good facilities, particularly for business travellers.
New York Airports Information
John F. Kennedy Airport
John F. Kennedy Airport has six terminals numbered from 1 to 8 (3 and 6 were demolished following the expansion of Terminal 5). Depending on the airline, flights land at Terminals 1, 4, 7, or 8. There are excellent transportation links at John F. Kennedy Airport.
Newark Liberty International Airport
Newark Liberty International Airport has three terminals: A, B, and C. All three of them have arrivals from London, depending on the airline.
Newark Airports also has excellent transportation links.
The other main airport in New York is LaGuardia. There are flights from London to LaGuardia Airport, but none are direct.
What You Need to Know
Heathrow is a large and busy airport, so travellers are advised arrive at least three hours before the scheduled departure of their flight. A passport that is valid for entire stay in the U.S. is also required. Travellers may also need a visa, depending on the country they are from. Travellers who are U.K. citizens or citizens of another country in the visa waiver programme can usually travel to the U.S. for up to 90 days without a visa.
What to Expect in New York
There is a four-hour time difference between London and New York. So, if it's 6 p.m. in London, it would be 2 p.m. in New York. The temperature can range from minus 3 degrees to 29 degrees Celsius, depending on the time of year. Popular attractions include the Statue of Liberty and Times Square.
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