Cheapest flights to New York from London - the top airlines

There are currently some great deals on Trans Atlantic flights. The following are some of the cheapest flights to New York from London.

British Airways

British Airways is the largest airline in the UK and has its main hub at Heathrow Airport. They fly to JFK airport in New York and Newark airport in New Jersey. They have 7 daily flights to JFK. The flight duration is just over 8 hours. The first flight departs at 8.30am and arrives in New York at 11 am local time. The last flight departs from London at 20.00 and lands at 22.35. Flights from Heathrow to JFK start from around £198 each way.  BA also has 3 flights every day from Heathrow to Newark Liberty International Airport.

Virgin Atlantic

Virgin Atlantic is owned by Richard Branson's Virgin Group and provides flights from the UK and Europe to the Americas. They have two main bases at Gatwick and Heathrow in London. They have flights from Heathrow to JFK and Newark. There are 3 flights to JFK every day. The first flight departs at 10.35 am and the last one leaves at 17.15. Flights to JFK start from around £400 return. There are also 2 daily flights to Newark.


Continental Airlines is a major airline based in Houston in Texas. They provide regular flights between London Heathrow and Newark Liberty International Airport. There are 4 flights on this route every day with one in the morning, two around midday and one in the evening. Fares start from around £380 each way.

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