The cheapest times to fly from LHR to JFK are
- January 1st to April 1st
- April 23rd to June 3rd
- October 22nd 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 LHR to JFK is late January. Prices can be as high as $902 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $326 for Tuesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from London (LHR) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $329 to $735 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $328. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $799. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $470 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $389 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHR to JFK flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LHR to JFK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the LHR 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 $0.07, 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 $421. Return trip prices are from the JFK to LHR 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 LHR 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 11 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from LHR to JFK? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 29 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, JetBlue, 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 John F. Kennedy International Airport to London Heathrow Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 3442 miles or 5539 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from LHR to JFK?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHR to JFK flight is about 7 hour 11 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 84 available flights from LHR to JFK.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||London Heathrow Airport|
|Country||the United Kingdom|
|Destination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
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