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Why not use our flight durations calculator to give you accurate duration information about your flight. It is quick and simple to use and will calculate the distance you are traveling from airport to airport and the duration of the flight, as well as giving you up to date airport information. Not sure where you want to go? Check our 'destinations' page for ideas or use our community forum to chat to others for inspiration. Our website also contains offers on last minute deals for flights, hotels and villas from hundreds of agents. What could be easier?!

Flight Duration Data

Flight durations from the UK

Many people don't like flying and can only manage short flight duration at best. Below is a table of destinations ordered by flight duration.

1 to 2 hour flight durations

2 to 3 hour flight durations

3 to 4 hour flight durations

4 to 5 hour flight durations

5 to 6 hour flight durations

6 to 8 hour flight durations

8 to 12 hour flight durations

12+ hour flight durations

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What information can i expect back after doing a flight duration search?

Our flight duration is a calculation of the approximate time taken to fly directly between your two chosen locations, for example New York to London. If your flight is indirect, you'll need to calculate the two stages separately. Simply type in where you are flying to and from, either the city, or the airport name for greater accuracy and click "Calculate"

The website performs a complex calculation, calculating the time taken for the journey, including taking off and landing.

Recently Asked Questions

Some of the more recently asked questions and answers about flight durations. If you have a question that you would like answering, visit our commonly asked questions section.

What does duration of a flight mean?

Flight duration is the length of time you will spend flying and they come under 4 categories short-haul, medium-haul, long-haul and ultra long-haul. Short haul is under 3 hours, medium-haul is 3-6 hours, long haul is 6-12 hours and ultra long haul is over 12 hours.

How long is a flight from the USA to the UK?

The average flight duration for a flight from NYC to London is approximately 6.5 hours. Durations to London from other US cities vary from 6 hours on the west coast to 12 hours on the east coast. For example LA to London is approximately 10 hours 40 minutes.

What is a flight time?

Flight time is defined as the time from when the engines start up to the time when the engines are stopped.

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