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Looking to fly from Europe to the USA? Well, you've come to the right spot. On this page, you'll be able to find out everything about flights from Europe to the USA including the most popular Europe to US routes and FAQ's.

Popular Europe to USA Routes

London ➡ New York

New York, the sleepless capital city of the US, has an abundance of towering skyscrapers and bustling streets full of culture and diversity. The most popular attraction in the city is the Empire State Building, paired with Central Park and the Statue of Liberty. The peak travel seasons to New York are from June to August and November to December, where tourists typically like to spend the summer or winter in the city.

Getting to New York from London is easy and straightforward with a handful of airlines operating this popular route on a daily basis.

Route Frequency: 1000+ weekly flights from London to New York

Ticket Price: $250+ USD single, $400+ USD return

Flight Time: 8 hours+ (direct)

Airports: London-Gatwick ➡ New York-JFK; London-Heathrow ➡ New York-JFK; London-Heathrow ➡ New York-Newark

Airlines: British Airways, American Airlines, jetBlue, Lufthansa, United Airlines, Austrian, Brussels Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Delta, Air France, KLM, Iberia, Finnair, Norse Atlantic

Madrid ➡ Los Angeles

London to Los Angeles is another popular route - tourists flock to LA, the city of stars, to visit attractions such as Universal Studios Hollywood, Griffith Observatory and Santa Monica Pier. The busiest season is very broad, stretching from March all the way to October thanks to the relatively warm climate, so it's the perfect holiday destination for those looking for a flexible trip.

This route is also straightforward and direct with many airlines flying between Madrid and LA on a daily basis.

Route Frequency: 20+ weekly flights from Madrid to Los Angeles

Ticket Price: $550+ USD single, $530+ USD return

Flight Time: 12 hours+ (direct)

Airports: Madrid Barjas Airport ➡ Los Angeles International

Airlines: Ibera, KLM, Lufthansa, Air France, Finnair, American Airlies, Brussels Air, Virgin Atlantic, Turkish Airlines, TAP Air Portugal

Rome ➡ Philadelphia

Philadelphia, mostly known for its world-famous cheesesteaks, is full of art, culture, cuisine and Revolution-era history. It's pretty easy to get to from Dublin, Ireland, with more than 35 flights weekly operating the route. The peak season for visiting Philadelphia is usually from June to August when the warm weather lets tourists enjoy many of the city's outdoor festivals and events. You can also reach Philadelphia via Rome and Milan.

Route Frequency: 35+ weekly flights from Rome to Philadelphia

Ticket Price: $719+ USD single, $570+ USD return

Flight Time: 8 hours+ (direct)

Airports: Rome International Airport ➡ Philadelphia International Airport

Airlines: Turkish Airlines, Qatar Airways, United Airlines, Air France, Austrain Airlines, Air Canada, Swiss Air.

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If you reside anywhere in the UK, you can spread the cost of your flights with KlarnaPayPal Credit, and Zip. Or if you reside in the USA, you can choose from AfterpayAffirm, Zip, PayPal Credit, and Klarna. Using our many Buy Now, Pay Later options is easy - find out more about all our Pay Later options.

What Airlines Fly Between Europe and USA?

Direct Flights: For more convenience, take a look at the following airlines that operate direct flights between Europe and the USA. It is also possible to book flights with a layover or stopover with other airlines, with a journey time of 13+ hours.

British Airways

British Airways is the national airline of the United Kingdom and is headquartered in London, England, near its main hub at Heathrow Airport. British Airways operates daily flights to the USA and is a very popular airline amongst travellers that frequently fly from the Europe to the USA.

American Airlines

American Airlines is a major US-based airline which is headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas. It is the world's largest airline measured by fleet size and scheduled passengers carried.

United Airlines

United Airlines, also known as United, is a major American airline. Headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, the airline is a founding member of the Star Alliance, operating key routes domestically within the US as well as internationally.

Use the search form at the top of the page to begin searching for flights with any of these airlines and more.

You can also use our airline filters to only view flights with a specific airline.

Airport Information

Departure Airport Information

There are a variety of different airports in Europe that you can fly from if you're travelling to the US, however, Including London Heathrow Airport, Madrid Barajas Airport, and Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport, Frankfurt Airport, Amsterdam Airport.

London Heathrow Airport

Heathrow Airport is a major international airport in London. Many international airlines fly into and from Heathrow Airport on a daily basis, connecting Europe with the world. The airport is a hub for British Airways. Many airlines, including British Airways, offer flights to the USA from Heathrow - you can fly from Heathrow to many major cities in the US including New York, Orlando, Miami, Las Vegas, Phoenix, Los Angeles, San Francisco and more.

Madrid Barajas Airport

Madrid Barjas Airport, based in Madird, Spain, is another major international airport. It's the second-largest airport in Europe after Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport by physical size, with well-known airlines such as Iberia and Air Europa operating flights from the airport daily. Many airlines, including British Airways, offer flights to the USA from Heathrow - you can fly from Heathrow to many major cities in the US including New York, Miami, Las Vegas, Orlando, Phoenix, San Francisco, Los Angeles and more.

Arrival Airport Information

New York JFK Airport

John F. Kennedy International Airport, otherwise known as JFK Airport, is the main international airport operating out of New York City. More than 90 airlines operate from the airport including American Airlines, Delta, jetBlue and United, offering direct flights across all continents.

Los Angeles International Airport

Los Angeles International Airport, commonly known as LAX, is the main international airport serving Los Angeles and its surrounding areas. The airport is a hub for popular US airlines, such as Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines.

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Can I fly directly between Europe and the USA?

Yes, you can fly directly between Europe and the US with the following airlines: British Airways, American Airlines, Delta, Lufthansa and more. Use our search form at the top of the page to compare flight times and the on-board service offered by each airline to find the flights that are right for you. You can also read our guide on flights from USA to Europe to find out more.

What is the flight time between Europe and the US?

It depends on where in the US you will be flying to and where in Europe you'll be flying from. Flights from London to New York usually take around 8 hours direct, however, Turkey to Los Angeles takes at least 14 hours.

Can I pay over time for flights between Europe and the US?

Absolutely! When booking through Alternative Airlines, you can pay for your Europe to US flights over time, either on a weekly, bi-weekly or monthly basis, depending on which payment plan you have chosen. We offer 40+ different payment methods at checkout, including finance options such as Klarna, Afterpay, Affirm and PayPal Credit. This means you can book your tickets today and spread the cost of your flights out over time. If you're based in Europe, other flexible payment options include Riverty and Scalapay, however, please note we don't yet offer these at checkout.