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New York to Paris Flight Time and Distance

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New York to Paris Flight Time and Distance
Alex Manea
Written By Alex Manea
Last Updated: April 19, 2024

New York to Paris is one of the most popular routes that connects Europe to the United States via air. The New York to Paris flight time is between 7 hours and 7 hours and 35 minutes.

In this article you can find out everything you need to know about this route, like the airlines that operate it, flight distance, how to find cheap fights, and how to get compensation for disruptions.

New York to Paris Flight Time by Airline

There are currently 8 airlines that operate non-stop flights from New York to Paris, including low-cost and boutique airlines.

Below is a list of all airlines that operate this route and the minimum flight duration for each:

  • Air France – 7 hours and 10 minutes
  • JetBlue – 7 hours and 30 minutes
  • United Airlines – 7 hours and 5 minutes
  • American Airlines - 7 hours and 15 minutes
  • Delta Air Lines - 7 hours and 30 minutes
  • Norse Atlantic Airways - 7 hours and 35 minutes
  • French bee – 7 hours
  • La Compagnie - 7 hours and 20 minutes

The return flight, from Paris to New York, is a bit longer. The average Paris to New York flight time is around 8 hours and 30 minutes.

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Flight Distance

The shortes New York to Paris flight distance is 3,626.98 mi (5,837.07 km). However, the total distance can vary based on departure and arrival airport.

Paris, France

Departure and Arrival Airports

Even though both New York and Paris have multiple international airports, only 2 from each city serve as departure and arrival destinations.

Most of the flights take off from John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) and land at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG). However, the are some airlines that operate from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to Paris-Orly Airport (ORY).

Daily Flights and Departure Times

Given the large number of airlines operating this direct route, the number of daily flights is around 15.

The earliest flight leaves New York at 12.30 AM and lands in Paris 2.05 PM, based on Google Flights data.

The last flight of the day departs at 11.00 PM and lands in Paris at 12.00 PM the next day.

Ticket Prices and How to Find Cheap Flights

The ticket prices vary a lot based on airline. The cheapest tickets are $181 (€164). However, this price doesn’t include a carry-on bag. The most expensive ticket you can buy is $1,922 (€1,741), but you get to fly in business class with a boutique airline.

Average ticket prices for non-stop flights are between $600 (€543) and $700 (€634).

To buy the cheapest tickets check out our guide on how far in advance you book the flight and the what is the best day of the week to fly.

Can I Get Compensation for a Cancelled or Delayed New York to Paris Flight?

You can get compensation for disrupted New York to Paris flights only on one condition: if they were operated by European airlines. These air carriers operate under the EU 261 Regulation. Read our EU261 / 2004  guide to learn more about your rights.

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All you have to do is submit the application and wait for the compensation to be received

How to Claim Compensation

We created separate guides for how to claim compensation for each airline on this route:

Additional information other travellers found helpful


How long is the flight from New York to Paris?

The quickest New York to Paris flight is 7 hours long. The longest flight takes around 7 hours and 35 minutes.

What is New York to Paris Flight Distance?

The shortest flight distance between New York and Paris is 3,626.98 mi (5,837.07 km).

What time does the earliest flight from New York to Paris depart?

The earliest flight from New York to Paris departs at  12.30 AM. The last flight of the day departs New York at 11 PM.

What is the time difference between New York and Paris?

New York is 6 hours behind Paris. When it’s noon in New York the time in Paris is 6 PM.


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