Favourite airline: e.g. British Airways, Norwegian Air UK
Flight tickets on the route London – New York are most frequently booked with British Airways.
British Airways
7 %
Norwegian Air UK
7 %
Finnair
6 %
Tip: book 3 months before departure
Tip: book flights on this route 3 months before departure and save up to 55 %.
94 days before departure
Cheapest month: December
Over the year as a whole, flights during December are the cheapest on the route from London to New York.
Cheapest weekday: Tuesday
The cheapest ticket prices are available for flights departing on a Tuesday.
Direct flights are more expensive
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are £71.00 more expensive on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
08h 10min
12h 40min
13h 50min
£218
£147
£264
The favourite connection is non-stop
44 % of all bookings on the route London to New York are for non-stop flights.
Route
bookings
Direct flights
08h 10min, from £218
44 %
1 stopover Dublin
11h 55min, from £255
9 %
1 stopover Brussels
11h 30min, from £221
7 %
Return from £147.00
Currently, flights on this route are cheapest departing on 18/12/18 and returning on 25/12/18.

£147
Cheap
£147
Expensive
£495

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