The cheapest times to fly from JFK to LHR are
- January 8th to March 25th
- April 16th to June 3rd
- October 1st to December 9th (except the weeks of October 8th and November 19th)
based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from JFK to LHR is late May. Prices can be as high as $686 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $331 for Tuesday flights around late May.
When to Fly to London
Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to London (LHR) will usually cost between $342 to $510 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $338. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $535. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $196 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $365 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to LHR flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the JFK to LHR route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the JFK to LHR flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $24 (5%) on this flight.
Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $371. Return trip prices are from the LHR to JFK flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from JFK to LHR can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 11 minutes may be realistic.
Alternative Nearby Airports
Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from JFK to LHR while comparing.
- 25 miles (40 km) away from LHR
- Usually 4.25% less expensive than LHR
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from JFK to LHR? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 28 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from London Heathrow Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 3442 miles or 5539 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from JFK to LHR?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to LHR flight is about 7 hour 11 minutes.
How many flights go between New York, NY and London?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 83 available flights from JFK to LHR.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||London Heathrow Airport|
|Country||the United Kingdom|
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