London to New York flight duration

What is the flight duration 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 quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

Depart
London
Arrive
New York
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Average direct flight time is 7 hours 55 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from London to New York is 7 hours 40 minutes.

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

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London to New York 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

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration 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 Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Luton Airport (LTN), London Stansted Airport (STN), London City Airport (LCY)
  • New York is served by 3 airports New York Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

Airlines

Norwegian
Norwegian
Ryanair
Ryanair

DIRECT FLIGHTS

London Gatwick to New York John F. Kennedy
Flying with Norwegian
8 hours 00 minutes
London Gatwick to New York John F. Kennedy
Flying with Wamos Air
8 hours 00 minutes
London Stansted to New York Newark
Flying with Primera Air
8 hours 25 minutes

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 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

London to New York flight time via Reykjavik Keflavik | to via KEF
London to Reykjavik Keflavik
3 hours 10 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 40 minutes
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 | to via OSL
London to Oslo Gardermoen
2 hours 05 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
5 hours 40 minutes
Oslo Gardermoen to New York
8 hours
Total journey time
15 hours 45 minutes
London to New York flight time via Dublin | to via DUB
London to Dublin
1 hours 30 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
1 hours 15 minutes
Dublin to New York
7 hours 35 minutes
Total journey time
10 hours 20 minutes

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 Poole 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.


London & New York local time and timezones

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

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
16:56 Mon, 23 Nov, 2020,
London Timezone: GMT (+00:00)

Date and time in New York, United States:
11:56 Mon, 23 Nov, 2020,
New York Timezone: EST (-05:00)


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.