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These days, it’s easy to find cheap flights from London to the USA – especially when you use our smart search engine. Prices to the States can dip as low as £300 in the winter months, with glittering cities like New York and Chicago scoring highly in the popularity stakes.
Then there are the lesser known gems in the south-east. Charm-packed Charleston has topped the Condé Nast Traveller readers’ award list for five years in a row now. Head west, and you’ll come across trendsetting cities like San Francisco and Portland.
A patchwork of spectacular vistas sews the huge country together, taking in everything from snowy mountains and volcanic national parks to red-hot deserts.
How long is the flight from London to the USA?
It depends on which part of the USA you want to fly to.
Direct flights from London to US east coast cities like New York, Boston and Washington, D.C. are around 8 hours long. Flying to the western or southern states, meanwhile, can take over 11 hours. Atlanta, Denver and Orlando offer a middle ground. Flights usually last between 9 and 10 hours.
Fancy flying to a less-visited place like Oklahoma City or San Antonio? There’ll probably be a stopover thrown into your flight that’ll add a few hours to your journey time.
Which airlines operate flights from London to the USA?
Most airlines offer London to USA flights. So you could fly with a British carrier like British Airways or Virgin Atlantic, a European company such as Norwegian and Lufthansa, or opt for US favourite JetBlue.
How frequent are flights between London and the USA?
Transatlantic flights from London usually operate all day every day.
Which airports serve London and the USA?
You can take your pick from a range of airports in both countries. London to USA flights take off from Gatwick, Heathrow, London City Airport, Stansted and Luton.
Every major city in the USA has an airport, so you can fly right into your chosen city. Big cities such as New York have several airports, so just choose the one that’s best for you.
Which direct flight route between London and the USA is cheapest?
London to New York flights are usually the cheapest. Flights between London and Chicago, San Francisco or Los Angeles also offer great deals.
Thinking of booking flights from London to the USA? The possibilities are near-endless. Take a look at the north-east coast – it stacks up big, bright cities like New York, Boston and Washington, D.C.. You’ll find spades of Southern charm in Charleston and Savannah, while a knockout music scene comes courtesy of Houston, Nashville and New Orleans. Then there are the legendary road journeys of the west coast – Route 66 and the Big Sur.
If you fancy a spot of winter sun, just head down to southern cities such as Miami or Monterey. Warm temperatures pair up with miles of sandy beaches.
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