Why BA?

Fly with British Airways and enjoy award-winning service, excellent value for money and no hidden charges:

  • Free seats selection 24hrs in advance
  • Inclusive 23kg checked baggage allowance*
  • Airport, online or mobile check-in
  • Free onboard food and bar service

*Not applicable to hand baggage only fares.

Fly from New York to London

Jet from one world-class city to another on direct flights from New York to London with British Airways. From the bustling streets of Manhattan to the winding boroughs in central London, it’s a route for the true globetrotter. Each city offers its own unique urban entertainment - characteristically different yet similar in their ability to inspire travellers from around the world.

Experience the culture of the two cities stress free; British Airways operates a number of direct flights from Newark Liberty and JFK International daily so you can touch down at your destination in less than seven hours.

Flight facts from New York to London

Flight duration from New York to London

Flight duration from New York to London

We fly direct from New York (JFK and EWR) to London Heathrow (LHR) in under 7 hours. Our London City Airport (LCY) business class service to the heart of the city takes a little longer, with a flight time of around 7 hours and 15 minutes.

Flying to London with British Airways

Flying to London with British Airways

Time will fly with our free food and drinks service and the latest in-flight entertainment. With arrivals touching down at London Heathrow or City airports, you can find yourself in the vibrant city centre within minutes of landing in the bustling British capital.

Arriving in London from New York

London airport transfers

When arriving at Heathrow Airport, central London is easily reached by road or public transport. The convenient Heathrow Express train departs every 15 minutes, arriving at Paddington Station in just 15 minutes.

Arriving at London City Airport puts you in the heart of the action, with its direct connections to train and underground networks via the Docklands Light Railway (DLR).

Useful information about London

Useful information about London

Get ready for your stay in London with some useful facts to make your arrival stress free.

- Currency: British Pound (£)
- Country Code: +44
- Local Area Code: 020
- Electricity: 230 V, 50 Hz, UK 3 pin plug

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London weather

Prepare for the weather before your holiday

Average seasonal temperatures°C/°F
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  • 17°May
  • 20°Jun
  • 22°Jul
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  • 19°Sep
  • 14°Oct
  • 10°Nov
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Average monthly rainfall (mm)
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  • 48
Average daily sunshine (hours)
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