New York to London flight time

What is the flight time from New York to London

Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between New York, United States and London, United Kingdom?

Flight duration from New York to London

Depart
JFK
Arrive
LHR

The flight time from New York to London is 6 hours 47 minutes.

A direct flight from JFK to LHR has a duration of 6 hours 47 minutes.

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

Related: Return journey London to New York flight duration

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 6 hours 47 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.

New York to London flight time via Newcastle | JFK to LHR via NTL

New York to Newcastle
19 hours 22 minutes
Newcastle to London
20 hours 39 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
40 hours 01 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

New York to London flight time via Maastricht | JFK to LHR via MST

New York to Maastricht
7 hours 17 minutes
Maastricht to London
1 hours 04 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
8 hours 21 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from New York to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.

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

New York to London flight time information

  • The average flight time from New York to London is 6 hours 47 minutes
  • Distance from New York to London is 3,462 miles / 5,572 km
  • New York is served by 3 airports New York John F. Kennedy International Airport , New York Newark Liberty International Airport , New York LaGuardia Airport
  • London is served by 5 airports London Heathrow Airport , London Gatwick Airport , London Luton Airport , London Stansted Airport , London City Airport
  • The currency in London, United Kingdom is the British Pound

Airlines flying between New York and London

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

Air India
Air India
Finnair
Finnair
British Airways
British Airways
Norwegian
Norwegian
Aer Lingus
Aer Lingus
eurowings
eurowings
Iberia
Iberia
Primera Air
Primera Air
TAP Air Portugal
TAP Air Portugal
Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Atlantic

Popular routes from New York

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New York & London local time and timezones

London, United Kingdom time is 19 hours behind New York, United States

Day and time in New York, United States: Tue, 18 Sep, 2018,
New York Timezone: EDT (-04:00)
19:55
Day and time in London, United Kingdom: Wed, 19 Sep, 2018,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)
00:55

Jet Lag effects from flying between New York and London

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

New York to London jet lag effects

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The cheapest months to travel from New York to London

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