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Distance from New York (US) to London (GB)

Name New York London
IATA NYC LON
Country United States United Kingdom
Country ISO codes US / USA GB / GBR
Continent North America Europe
Continent code NA EU
DD coordinates 40.714353 / -74.005973 51.510000 / 0.060000
Time zone America/New_York Europe/London
Straight distance from New York to London is 5582 kilometers (3468 miles).

Travel information from New York to London

The approximate time of a journey between New York (US) and London (GB) is calculated based on the air-line distance of 3468 miles (5582 km) and the average speed of the transport mode by which you prefer to travel: by plane, car, bus, train or ship.

If the chosen way involves stops and transfers, you must take into account many hours of possible delays when planning a route from New York to London.

But a direct flight will take 6 hours, 12 minutes.

Depart from New York (US)
Arrives in London (GB)
New York to London distance 5582 km / 3468 mil
Avg car duration 62 hours, 1 minute (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 93 hours, 1 minute (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 55 hours, 48 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 6 hours, 12 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

How to fly from New York (NYC) to London (LON)?

Straight line flight distance 3468 miles.

Origin airport Destination airport Airline Flight № Transfers Return transfers Flight time (min.) Price
JFK LHR VS 138 0 0 420 865,00$
Updated 11.08.2022

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There are many ways to find how far is New York from London, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 40.714353 / -74.005973 and 51.510000 / 0.060000.

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New York to London map route

When planning a trip on your own, you want to know how many hours it would take to get to your destination and find the shortest way between your current location and the target point. Our service is designed to deliver fast and accurate information on how far New York (US) from London (GB) is for you to make a sound decision as to the best transportation mode and other details of your journey.

The distance from New York to London amounts to 5582 km / 3468 mil. It is calculated as an air miles distance since this is the fastest and most direct path between two points. However, it is not exactly a straight line because the trigonometric formula used in the calculations takes into account the curvature of the Earth’s surface. We have factored in the actual sites occupied by the cities and figured the distance by taking coordinates from 40.714353 / -74.005973 and coordinates to 51.510000 / 0.060000.

The flight time of 6 hours, 38 minutes is calculated based on the average speed of modern commercial aircraft. However, you are not limited to traveling from New York (US) to London (GB) by plane and can estimate your drive time and backward distance if you opt for traveling by car. Also, note the time zones of the cities, which are America/New_York / Europe/London.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between New York and London is 5582 kilometers = 3468 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from New York (40.714353 / -74.005973) to London (51.510000 / 0.060000) is 3468 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to London takes approximately 6 hours, 12 minutes.
It will take you about 93 hours, 1 minute to drive from New York, US to London, GB, plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering London.