London to United States flight duration

What is the flight duration from London to United States?

On average there are 131 flights flying direct each day from London to United States. Below you will find the quickest flight duration, the average flight time and the longest flight duration.

Depart
London
Arrive
United States
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Average direct flight time is 20 hours 13 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from London to United States is 12 hours 29 minutes.

A distance of 4,488 miles / 7,222 km

Related: Return journey United States to London flight duration

London to United States flight duration breakdown

  • Average flight duration: 20 hours 13 minutes
  • Shortest flight duration: 12 hours 29 minutes
  • Longest flight duration: 40 hours 49 minutes
  • Average daily flights: 131

Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from London to United States is 20 hours 13 minutes
  • Distance from London to United States is 4,488 miles / 7,222 km
  • London is served by 5 airports London Gatwick Airport (LGW), London Heathrow Airport (LHR), London Luton Airport (LTN), London Stansted Airport (STN), London City Airport (LCY)
  • United States is served by 0 airports

Airlines

Air France
Air France
Ryanair
Ryanair
SAS
SAS

DIRECT FLIGHTS

London Heathrow to Tulsa International
Flying with United
14 hours 43 minutes
London Heathrow to Tulsa International
Flying with British Airways
15 hours 34 minutes
London Gatwick to Tulsa International
Flying with Aer Lingus
30 hours 24 minutes

Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

London to United States flight time via Houston George Bush Intercntl. | to via IAH
London to Houston George Bush Intercntl.
10 hours 40 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
3 hours 30 minutes
Houston George Bush Intercntl. to United States
1 hours 24 minutes
Total journey time
15 hours 34 minutes
London to United States flight time via Chicago O'Hare International | to via ORD
London to Chicago O'Hare International
9 hours 10 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
2 hours 02 minutes
Tulsa International to United States
2 hours 06 minutes
Total journey time
13 hours 18 minutes
London to United States flight time via Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson | to via ATL
London to Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson
9 hours 47 minutes
Wait for connecting flight
6 hours 07 minutes
Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson to United States
2 hours 11 minutes
Total journey time
18 hours 05 minutes

Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


London & United States local time and timezones

United States, United States time is 18 hours ahead of London, United Kingdom

Date and time in London, United Kingdom:
03:36 Thu, 28 Oct, 2021,
London Timezone: BST (+01:00)

Date and time in United States, United States:
21:36 Wed, 27 Oct, 2021,
Chicago Timezone: CDT (-05:00)


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between London, United Kingdom and United States, United States? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 20 hours 13 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.