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    Flights from London to New York

    Aer Lingus offers regular service between London and New York. Fly from London to New York with Aer Lingus and look forward to an Irish welcome on board.

    What is Our Flexible Booking Policy?

    We know that travel needs to be flexible at the moment so we've got lots of ways to make sure you can change your plans easily. New options to keep your flights flexible include free, unlimited changes, and guaranteed vouchers or a cash refund.

    Why fly to New York with Aer Lingus?

    Book your flight to New York with Aer Lingus and enjoy a complimentary in-flight meal and our in-flight entertainment system. We've also introduced new, enhanced cleaning procedures and air filtering systems. Enjoy a safe and convenient flight and a warm Irish welcome on board.

    How long is the flight from London to New York?

    London is 5550km/3459 miles from New York, and flight time will take around 7 hours. But with our excellent on flight entertainment you can sit back and relax. New York is also 5 hours behind London, which means you can leave in the evening and still have a full night out in NYC.

    Things to do and places to see in New York

    New York City's tourist attractions, museums, sporting events and shopping outlets are not to be missed. Visiting Manhattan should be on your agenda, but don't skip the other boroughs, as each one is like its own city! Book your next flight to New York with Aer Lingus and explore the lights, sounds and experiences that make the "Big Apple" one of the most dynamic cities in the world!

    Theatre in New York: Attend a contemporary play or musical, or view a long-running production in Manhattan's Theatre District. Dozens of venues host events nightly, so whether you choose a Broadway show or something in a smaller theatre, you won't be disappointed.

    New York Restaurants: Try delicious meals from around the world, as New York's restaurant scene is one of the most diverse in the country. Sample Chinese dumplings in Manhattan, Jamaican jerk chicken in Brooklyn or tasty soul food in Manhattan. Whether you want a quick meal or an extensive tasting menu, you can expect to find tasty bites everywhere in New York.

    New York Attractions: Visit the world-famous Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Studio Museum in Harlem or The Bronx Museum of the Arts. Then, explore the Snug Harbour Cultural Centre and its huge botanical garden or watch a Mets game at Citi Field. Be sure to take a cruise across the harbour so you can see the stunning New York skyline from the water.

    How to get from the airport to the city centre?

    The journey time between New York JFK Airport and the city centre in Manhattan takes around 1h 30 minutes and covers a distance of around 33km/20 miles. You have several ways to go, ranging from taxis, buses, trains and even the subway.

    Taxi: You may head directly for the taxi stand located outside each terminal. Taxis at JFK Airport charge a flat fare of $52 for trips between the airport and Manhattan.

    Bus: The MTA provides regular Q3, Q6, Q7, Q10, Q10 LTD and B15 services between JFK Airport, Brooklyn, Queens and beyond with subway connections. Journeys can last up to 2 hours and will cost between $5-$14.

    Trains:The AirTrain system is the fastest and easiest way to move around JFK Airport, connecting passenger terminals to airport parking lots, shuttle pick-up areas, the rental car center, and NYC's public transportation network at Jamaica and Howard Beach Stations, where you can find the subway, the Long Island Rail Road, and public buses. For better detail check the JFK's public transportation page.

    Do I need a Visa to visit New York?

    A visitor, or temporary, visa is required of all visitors seeking to enter the USA with the exception of nationals of Canada and the 37 countries that participate in the Visa Waiver Program. For more information please visit the US Travel department page. Travel to the United States under the Visa Waiver Program Requires ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization) Approval. It's easy to apply for one online but be sure to have it completed at least 72 hours before your trip or you could be denied entry. For more information please visit Aer Lingus Passport and Visas.

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