Favourite airline: British Airways
27 % of travellers choose to book flights on this route with British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Finnair.
British Airways
10 %
Virgin Atlantic
9 %
8 %
Tip: book 12 days before departure
The best time to find a cheap flight on this route is 12 days before travel. Save up to 51 %.
12 days before departure
Cheapest month: May
At a price of £218.00 flights during May cost 15 % less than average.
Cheapest weekday: Wednesday
Choosing the right day of the week is worthwhile as prices of flights on this route are cheapest on Wednesday.
Stopover flights are the cheapest connection
On this route, direct flights are £13.00 more expensive than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
07h 55min
29h 30min
13h 50min
The favourite connection is non-stop
46 % of all bookings on the route London Heathrow to New York are for non-stop flights.
Direct flights
07h 55min, from £231
46 %
1 stopover Brussels
11h 30min, from £221
6 %
1 stopover Boston Logan
12h 07min, from £265
4 %
Return from £218.00
For the best flight deal, book the outbound flight on 01/05/19 and return flight on 06/05/19.


Flights to New York from Heathrow

The route from London Heathrow (LHR) to New York's John F Kennedy Airport (JFK) is very popular with UK travellers. There are a number of airlines that offer flights from London to New York, specifically between the airports Heathrow and JFK. These include Delta, American, Virgin Atlantic and Iberia as well as British Airways - all operating non-stop services between the two airports. The journey time for a direct flight is around 7 hours and 15 minutes. There are also plenty of airlines offering indirect flights, which will inevitably take longer.


Bargain flights from Heathrow to New York

Flights with a stopover, although sometimes only taking slightly longer than those without, will usually be cheaper than a fast and direct service and may be the first choice for those hunting for a bargain. Tips for finding a particularly cheap flight include booking your ticket well in advance and using a comparison site to compare prices. Midweek departures are also usually much cheaper than prices at weekends. Remember to avoid school holidays. Use the “Time of outbound flight” and “Total flight duration” filters to find the most convenient option.  


Travel to Heathrow

Heathrow is an excellent airport for a wide catchment area that includes London as well as the home counties. Train services are operated from London Piccadilly station by the Heathrow Express Trains, which serves all 5 terminals. The Heathrow Express is the fastest transfer option from central London taking only 15 minutes between Airport and city centre. The cheapest option is the Underground - Piccadilly Line - which takes around 35 minutes.



JFK transfer options

Rail, bus, tax and car can all be used for onward travel on arrival at JFK airport. The New York city subway stops at all terminals. Buses also link airport and subway stations. Some free shuttle buses also exist.