Flights to New York

Flights to New York

Lose yourself in the glitz, glamour and energy of the Big Apple. Marvel at the city's towering skyscrapers, browse its famous museums then take in a Broadway show. Shop `til you drop on Fifth Avenue then sip cosmopolitans in a trendy Manhattan bar.

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New York flight facts

  • Flight duration

    London Heathrow to JFK

    A direct flight from London Heathrow to New York JFK is 7 hours and 30 minutes. Our Business only BA001 service from London City allows you to clear US customs in Shannon, Ireland - saving you valuable time on your business trip.

  • Arrival at JFK

    Visa Entry Requirements

    UK Passport Holders are entitled to enter New York under the Visa Waiver Programme, however must have gained authorisation under ESTA.

  • Travel to and in New York

    Getting around the Big Apple

    Travelling in New York is relatively easy with a number of transport options including subways, buses, taxis, and trains. A typical taxi fare from JFK to to central Manhattan is around $55 including tolls and tip.

  • Tipping in New York

    When and how much should you tip

    Tipping is very important to the New York economy. Waitresses, bellhops, and concierges will expect a small gratuity for their services. You don't have to tip wildly, 1 or 2 dollars is often plenty. In a restaurant or for room service, consider tipping 15 to 20 per cent of the bill instead.

  • New York weather

    Pack for the season

    The weather in New York changes significantly throughout the year with warm summers and cold winters. New York typically sees average highs of 28 in July to lows of -5 in January, so be sure to pack appropriately.