How to find cheap flights to New York.

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Last updated - 27 Feb 2019

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How to find cheap flights to New York

Here at Bobs flight alerts we recon we find an average price of £328 for your flights to New York which is around £128 pounds cheaper than the average given by skyscanner ( as we often find the high school or holiday season prices cheaper too )

Our New York flight cheap flight alerts are not just last minute cheap offers our latest find was for travel right round to January 2020.

When to book New York flights for the best deal

Cheapest flight to New York from the UK is around 18 weeks from your date of departure, giving a massive saving from our error or mistake fares

The airlines sales fares do offer a huge discount too and they are mostly put on the systems in January May August and November for travelling to North America.

Airlines that fly to New York from the UK

The main favourites
British Airways - Our national carrier offers most of their direct flights from London Heathrow to JFK they do however have one route a day from London Gatwick and From London Heathrow to Newark. The aircraft they use to fly out to New York is mostly on the Boeing 747-400 with a couple of flights on the Boeing 777-200 both of which offers in seat entertainment to pass the time away.

American Airlines - The world's largest airline has flights from London Heathrow to JFK and Newark, in fact both American Airlines and British Airways have joined partnership. AA aircraft on this route to New York are Boeing 777-300ER some with wifi now onboard.

Virgin Atlantic/Delta Airlines - Just in the last couple of years these two huge carriers have merged services to create an alliance all of its own. With direct flights to New York from London Heathrow and Manchester.

United Airlines - Great for Scotland passengers with direct flights from Glasgow and Edinburgh to Newark, plus Manchester, Birmingham and London Heathrow. United Airlines have codeshare flights with Lutfthansser and Air Canada.

The indirect airlines
United Airlines - Great for New York flights from Scotland with direct flights from Glasgow and Edinburgh into Newark, plus direct flights from Manchester, Birmingham and London Heathrow. United Airlines have codeshare flights with Lufthansa and Air Canada.

Perfect for regional airports
KLM/Air France with plenty of flights from your nearest airport including Aberdeen, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Doncaster, Durham Tees Valley, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Exeter, Glasgow, Humberside, Inverness, Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Newcastle, Norwich, Southampton and Sheffield either via Amsterdam(AMS) or Charles De Gaulle(CDG)
Air Lingus Another one with some really good connections via Dublin(DUB) travelling to JFK from lots of regional airports for you to consider.

Have you considered a stop on-route?

Iceland Air One that crops up every now and then with a really good fare to New York via Reykjavik also offer a stopover package for you to take advantage and see more for your money

Great one-way fares too
Norwegian Air Shuttle flying direct from London Gatwick to JFK and offer some really cheap one-ways fares to New York that can be used to create advantageous itineraries.

New York airports

When Bobs Flight Alerts send you New York flights we may sometime mention or include the 3 main airports John F. Kennedy International (JFK), Newark Liberty International (EWR) and La Guardia (LGA).

We mostly offer you to depart from LGA airport to somewhere within America when we send out one of our multi-stop flight


John F. Kennedy International is located 12 miles (20km) from Lower Manhattan. JFK is New York City's biggest and busiest airport and the main airport for international air traffic serving the USA. Getting into New York from JFK is straightforward. It takes 30-40 minutes to Midtown Manhattan by train. Alternatively, take the bus, which serves Grand Central, Penn Station and Port Authority. Or of course the famous yellow cab.


Newark Liberty International is in New Jersey and is only 14 miles (24km) from midtown Manhattan. The main advantage of flying into Newark is that it is a quieter airport, while still offering good transport links into the city.

La Guardia

La Guardia is the smallest of New York's three main airports, mostly handling domestic flights. It is only 8 miles from Manhattan with plenty of public transport to use.

When to go to New York

With so much to do any time of the year visiting New York will not disappoint. Saying that the two busiest periods are the build-up to Christmas and seeing in the New Year. Or the summer months enjoying the warm weather and Greenwich village atmosphere.

With so many flights to New York we will most certainly be able to alerts you the best deals throughout the year.

What's the weather like in New York?

Even though the Summer months in the city can be hot, with highs of 28c from July to September, and the Winter weather can be hard, with temperatures falling below freezing. Spring and autumn dates are the least flown times from the UK but offer the best clement for sightseeing, with pleasant temperatures.

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