If you are actually flying from London, United Kingdom to New York, United States or if you are just curious to know the flight time between London and New York, this page will give you the information you are looking for.

Departure
London
Arrival
New York

Flight time from London to New York is 8 hours

Non-Stop flight duration from LHR to JFK is 8 hours (Operated by Virgin Atlantic Airways)

Not looking for London, United Kingdom?

The nearest airport to London, is London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and the nearest airport to New York, is John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

Distance from London to New York is approximately 5540 kilometers.

Flights from London to New York • Airlines & Flight Duration

Flights operated by major airlines departing from London arrive at John F Kennedy International Airport or La Guardia Airport. New York is served by 2 international airports.

Airline & JourneyDuration
Virgin Atlantic Airways
LHR ➝ JFK
8 hrs
Air France
LHR ➝ JFK
8 hrs 15 mins
American Airlines
LCY ➝ JFK
9 hrs 15 mins
British Airways
LCY ➝ JFK
9 hrs 30 mins
Iberia Airlines
LCY ➝ JFK
9 hrs 30 mins

Flight time from London to New York via Boston • LHR to JFK via BOS

Flight duration from London Heathrow Airport to John F Kennedy International Airport via Logan International Airport, United States on Air France flight is 12 hours 9 minutes

LHR to BOS 8 hrs 3 mins
BOS Waiting Time 2 hrs 32 mins
BOS to JFK 1 hr 34 mins
Total Duration: 12 hrs 9 mins

Flight time from London to New York via Amsterdam • LHR to JFK via AMS

Flight duration from London Heathrow Airport to John F Kennedy International Airport via Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport, Netherlands on Delta Air Lines flight is 12 hours 55 minutes

LHR to AMS 1 hr 20 mins
AMS Waiting Time 3 hrs 10 mins
AMS to JFK 8 hrs 25 mins
Total Duration: 12 hrs 55 mins

How long does it take to fly from London to New York?

Non-stop flights from London to New York takes anywhere between 8 hours to 10 hours based on the airline you choose.

Fastest one-stop flight between London and New York takes close to 10 hours . However, some airlines could take as long as 36 hours based on the stopover destination and waiting duration.

This is the average non-stop flight time from any of the airports in London to one of the two major airports that serves New York.

Apparantly, connecting flights and direct flights with stopover take longer time than non-stop flights. In such cases, London - New York flight time depend on the layover destination specified by your airline or the one you choose while booking your ticket.

Waiting time at intermediate airports could be anywhere between 55 mins to 24 hrs .

Flight time from London, United Kingdom to airports near New York, United States

Direct flight and one stop flight time from London Heathrow Airport, London to airports nearest to New York is given in the table below

Journey ToStops & Duration
Manchester, NH, Manchester-boston Regional Airport
LHR - MHT
14 hrs 15 mins
1 Stop
Newark, Newark Liberty International Airport
LHR - EWR
8 hrs 15 mins
Non-Stop
New York, La Guardia Airport
LHR - LGA
14 hrs 46 mins
1 Stop
Boston, Logan International Airport
LHR - BOS
7 hrs 40 mins
Non-Stop
Baltimore, MD, Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
LHR - BWI
8 hrs 45 mins
Non-Stop

Airlines operating flights between London and New York

London time is 5 hours ahead of New York

 

Current time in London, United Kingdom : Sun, 17 Dec, 2017,
London Timezone: GMT (+00:00)

06:18 AM
 

Current time in New York, United States :, Sun, 17 Dec, 2017,
New York Timezone: EST (-05:00)

01:18 AM

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LHR to JFK Flight - London Airport to New York Airport Flight Route Map

Location of London Airport & New York Airport is given below. Click the map to view London to New York flight path and travel direction.

Find flying time from London Heathrow Airport or London or any other airport or city in United Kingdom to various other destinations around the world using this flight time calculator.

A list of major Cities/Airports around the world is given below. Click on any of the airport names given below to find the flight distance from London to those airports.