Flights from London Heathrow to New York

Our cheapest offers for flights from London Heathrow to New York

Here you can compare cheap flights from London Heathrow (LHR) to New York (JFK) for one-way or return trips. The following offers were searched for and found on idealo during the last few days. Or start your own flight search to New York. Prices and availability may change at any time.

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from London Heathrow to New York

Favourite airline: Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic is the most popular airline for flights from London Heathrow to New York.
Virgin Atlantic
23 %
20 %
TAP Portugal
9 %
Cheapest weekday: Tuesday
The cheapest day to fly on this route is Tuesday.
Stopover flights are the cheapest connection
On this route, direct flights are £47.00 more expensive than flights with a stopover.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
08h 05min
13h 45min
19h 30min
The favourite connection is non-stop
40 % of all bookings on the route London Heathrow to New York are for non-stop flights.
Direct flights
08h 05min, from £429
40 %
1 stopover Reykjavik-Keflavik International
19h 25min, from £408
21 %
1 stopover Lisbon
13h 45min, from £382
10 %

Useful information about the flight from London Heathrow to New York

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.


Flight information: London Heathrow - New York

Outbound and return from £359.55
Flight duration min. 07:55 / max. 08:28
Return flight duration min. 06:45/ max. 07:10
Distance 5546 km
Flights per week 157
Departure airport Airport London Heathrow (LHR)
Arrival airport Airport New York John F Kennedy (JFK)
Destination country Flights to United States