The cheapest times to fly from LCY to JFK are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 23rd to June 24th (except the weeks of May 21st and June 4th)
  • October 29th to December 9th

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 LCY to JFK is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1196 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $366 for Monday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from London (LCY) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $369 to $815 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $371. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $949. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $578 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $450 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LCY to JFK flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LCY to JFK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LCY to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LCY to JFK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to London. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $83 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $465. Return trip prices are from the JFK to LCY flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LCY to JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 13 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 LCY to JFK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 11 miles (18 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 2.17% less expensive than JFK
  • 2-layover flights available

See LCY to LGA flights

Destination alternative #2: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 0.39% less expensive than JFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See LCY to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LCY to JFK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 19 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, Alitalia, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Luxair, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to London City Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3462 miles or 5572 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LCY to JFK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LCY to JFK flight is about 7 hour 13 minutes.

How many flights go between London and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 60 available flights from LCY to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LCY
Origination airport name London City Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude 0.1

Return Airport

Destination code JFK
Destination airport name John F. Kennedy International Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -73.8


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