Book flights from Birmingham (BHX), England to New York (JFK), USA. Icelandair offers low fares on North American flights for those traveling from Europe for a vacation.  Plan your trip from Europe to the US, book your flights, buy your airline tickets, and fly from Birmingham to New York! When you fly Icelandair, trusted for over 75 years, you can enjoy: our great on-time performance, a reduced flying time because of our short northerly routes, and who knows, you may even learn to speak like a Viking.


Use Icelandair to fly from Birmingham to New York. On your way, stop briefly in Iceland to change planes or why not spend a little time in the Land of Fire and Ice? Climb up a volcano, ski down a glacier, horseback ride over our black beaches or take in some Icelandic bands and drink our award winning beers. And have you eaten Icelandic lamb, yet? So wave goodbye to the Hippodrome and Villa Park and book tickets to fly to the Big Apple.

In New York, you can explore all 843 acres of Central Park by hiring a bike and take in the much photographed Bow Bridge, the Alice in Wonderland Sculpture and the Imagine Mosaic, a tribute to John Lennon.  Like your art with an edge? Visit P.S. 1, an art gallery showcasing what’s about to be hot, what‘s fresh, and their provocative exhibits will turn your head. Or lose yourself in the world of art deco at the Empire State Building. Travel up to 102nd floor to the observation tower for full panoramas over this magical city. Check Icelandair’s cheap European airfares from Birmingham (BHX) to New York (JFK) and plan your vacation now! 


Fly to the USA from Europe! Flying from Birmingham to New York, why not stopover in Iceland? You could simply change planes and be in and out of the airport in under an hour or take a few extra hours and soothe yourself in the calming, azure waters of the Blue Lagoon. Or, stay up to 7 nights at no extra charge and have time to take in the coffee culture of Reykjavík, immerse yourself in all things cultural in our museums or find out the latest in the world of Icelandic fashion and design. When you fly with Icelandair we take the quickest, shortest northerly route, saving you time.


  • Make fast, easy connections with Icelandair. Our flight network is set up to easily change planes and connect to your onward flight. Flights from Europe to North America are scheduled such that stopovers in Iceland are typically between 30 and 60 minutes.
  • Travelers from Birmingham (BHX), England to New York (JFK), USA who wish to explore Iceland may be able to extend their stopover to have time to meet some of our friendly neighbors and go whale watching or explore quaint and cozy Reykjavik.
  • The distance from Birmingham Airport (FRA) to John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is approximately 3,368 miles/5,420 km.
  • In New York, the airport is usually called JFK. Officially it is John F Kennedy International Airport. It used to be calledNew York International Airport- Anderson Field, however, in 1963 it was renamed John F Kennedy International Airport in memory of the former American president.
  • John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) has 6 terminals and the AirTrain, a free light-rail service, connects these terminals .
  • John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) is 15 miles from down-town Manhattan in the south east of Queens.
  • Who is Ingólfur Arnarson and what’s he got to do with napkins? On routes from Europe to North America, we want you to feel like you’ve learned a little bit about Iceland, so we’ve added glimpses of info about our country all around the plane, even naming each food item after natural wonders of the country.
  • Shorten your flying time! Because of Icelandair’s northerly routes, the duration of flights from Birmingham to New York is often significantly less than other airlines.
  • On flights from Birmingham to New York you can: learn a few Icelandic phrases, taste an Icelandic donut, and even try some of our delicious glacial water.
  • A complimentary warm meal for children is served on all Icelandair flights from Europe to the USA. And the packaging transforms into a cool, creative kid’s toy.
  • Blankets & pillows are in every seat on European routes to North America — they even come with an Icelandic lullaby.
  • Travel in style with Icelandair’s Saga Class where you can start your journey with a complimentary visit to our lounge and enjoy some tasty snacks and a refreshing glass of something before enjoying extra leg room, extra space and extra privacy onboard.
  • The personal inflight entertainment system is available on nearly every flight from Europe to the US and it offers a full selection of programming for you and for children too. Go ahead, let your kids catch up with Angelina Ballerina and Lazy Town.
  • For music lovers we’ve a real treat. We’ve crafted a wide selection of tracks for you to tune into. We’ve 40 albums and 7 unique playlists to meet your every musical mood.
  • Use Icelandair to fly from Birmingham to New York for your next vacation and you will have the distinct pleasure of flying the only airline in the world that names its planes after volcanoes. Now, try to pronounce this one: Eyjafjallajökull. Tricky? Try again. "AY-uh-fyat-luh-YOE-kuutl-uh" That’s easier, isn’t it?
  • From New York City center, you can get to John F Kennedy International Airport (JFK) by taking the Long Island Railroad (LIRR) from Penn Station or travel by subway and then AirTrain.
  • Get your head fed at the Film Forum. Insightful documentaries and films from the top international film festivals will stimulate inform and entertain you.
  • Loose yourself in the charm of Grand Central Terminal. Try out the Whispering Gallery, dine on fresh seafood at the Oyster Bar, and check out the secret passageways with their incredible views of all the action. Or, simply grab a coffee and sit and watch New Yorkers as they go about their day.
  • Fancy getting out into the nature of New York State? How about a hike in the Hudson Highlands and a walk up Bear Mountain? Only 45 miles north of New York City and you’re there.


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