London Gatwick Airport to New York Flight Duration

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What is the flight duration from London Gatwick Airport to New York?
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Average flight time is 7 hours 55 minutes

The fastest flight time from London Gatwick Airport to New York is 7 hours 40 minutes

London Gatwick Airport 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
The average flight time from London Gatwick Airport to New York is 7 hours 55 minutes. However, the duration of flights can differ depending on weather conditions, flight path and congestion in the air. This means individual flight times can be quicker, but on occasion, they can also be longer.

The distance from London Gatwick Airport to New York is 3,466 miles / 5,578 km

London airports

London has 5 airports: London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London City Airport (LCY), London Luton Airport (LTN) and London Stansted Airport (STN).

If you don't fancy flying from London there are a number of airports nearby that fly to New York: London Southend Airport (SEN), Southampton Airport (SOU), Cambridge Airport (CBG), Bournemouth Airport (BOH) and Bristol Airport (BRS).

New York airports

New York has 3 airports: New York LaGuardia Airport (LGA), New York Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

If you don't fancy flying from New York there are a number of airports nearby that fly to London: White Plains Westchester County Airport (HPN), Islip Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP), Trenton Mercer Airport (TTN), Allentown Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), Atlantic City International Airport (ACY) and Avoca Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP).

We found some additional routes that may be of interest to you: London to New York, London City Airport to New York, Southend-on-Sea to New York, Luton to New York, London Gatwick Airport to Newark, London Gatwick Airport to JFK Terminal 1, London Gatwick Airport to Greek Islands, London Gatwick Airport to New Brunswick, London to NYU and Edinburgh to Newark.

London & New York local times and timezones

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London, United Kingdom is 5 hours ahead of New York, United States

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London Gatwick Airport to New York FAQs

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

On average, the flight time from London Gatwick Airport to New York is 7 hours 55 minutes. But remember, flight times can vary slightly depending on weather conditions, flight path and congestion in the air.

This means that your flight from London Gatwick Airport to New York could be longer or shorter than the average flight time.

What is the distance between London Gatwick Airport and New York?

The distance between London Gatwick Airport and New York is 3,466 miles or 5,578 km.

What is the shortest flight duration from London Gatwick Airport to New York?

The shortest flight time from London Gatwick Airport to New York is 7 hours 40 minutes. However, flight times can vary depending on weather conditions, air congestion and flight path, so this time is never guaranteed.

Can I fly from London to New York?

The average flight time from London Gatwick Airport to New York is 7 hours 55 minutes. Nearby airports to consider flying from include: London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London City Airport (LCY), London Luton Airport (LTN) and London Stansted Airport (STN). Check ticket prices and review carrier requirements carefully before booking your trip.

What is the timezone difference between London and New York?

The time zone difference between London and New York is 5 hours.