London to New York flight time

What is the flight time from London to New York

On average there are 87 flights flying direct each day from London to New York. Below you will find the shortest flight time, the average flight time and also the longest flight time.

Flight duration from London to New York

Depart
LHR
Arrive
JFK

The average flight time for a direct flight from London to New York is 7 hours 55 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from London (LHR) to New York (JFK) has a duration of 7 hours 40 minutes.

A distance of 3,462 miles / 5,572 km.

Related: Return journey New York to London flight duration

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, United Kingdom and New York, United States? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 7 hours 55 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.

Direct flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 7 hours 55 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 7 hours 40 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 8 hours 25 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 87

Indirect (multi stop) flight times and durations

London to New York flight time via Reykjavik Keflavik | LHR to JFK via KEF

carrier logo London to Reykjavik Keflavik
3 hours 10 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 40 minutes
carrier logo Reykjavik Keflavik to New York
6 hours 15 minutes
Total journey time
11 hours 05 minutes

London to New York flight time via Oslo Gardermoen | LHR to JFK via OSL

carrier logo London to Oslo Gardermoen
2 hours 05 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
5 hours 40 minutes
carrier logo Oslo Gardermoen to New York
8 hours 00 minutes
Total journey time
15 hours 45 minutes

London to New York flight time via Dublin | LHR to JFK via DUB

carrier logo London to Dublin
1 hours 30 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 15 minutes
carrier logo Dublin to New York
7 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
10 hours 20 minutes

London to New York flight time via Warsaw Chopin | LHR to JFK via WAW

carrier logo London to Warsaw Chopin
2 hours 30 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 25 minutes
carrier logo Warsaw Chopin to New York
9 hours 15 minutes
Total journey time
14 hours 10 minutes

Flights from London to New York | Airports, Distances & Flight Duration

London to New York flight time information

  • The average flight time from London to New York is 7 hours 55 minutes
  • Distance from London to New York is 3,462 miles / 5,572 km
  • London is served by 5 airports London Heathrow Airport , London Gatwick Airport , London Luton Airport , London Stansted Airport , London City Airport
  • New York is served by 3 airports New York John F. Kennedy International Airport , New York Newark Liberty International Airport , New York LaGuardia Airport
  • The currency in New York, United States is the US Dollar

Airlines flying between London and New York

Most popular airlines that fly the route between London and New York

Norwegian
Norwegian
TAP
TAP
WOW air
WOW air

Popular routes from London

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London & New York local time and timezones

New York, United States time is 5 hours behind London, United Kingdom

Day and time in London, United Kingdom: Tue, 16 Oct, 2018,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)
15:43
Day and time in New York, United States: Tue, 16 Oct, 2018,
New York Timezone: EDT (-04:00)
10:43

Jet Lag effects from flying between London and New York

Advice on ways to combat jet lag gained from flying between London and New York

London to New York jet lag effects

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The cheapest months to travel from London to New York

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