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Discounted business-class flights to London from British Airways, United and Virgin Atlantic


U.S. travelers can cross the pond in comfort with these discounted business-class flights to Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London from several East Coast airports.

There are nonstop flight options that are offered on British Airways, United Airlines and Virgin Atlantic. We’re seeing availability on scattered dates from February through December (excluding June). There is even some availability around the holidays.

Deal basics

Airlines: British Airways, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic
Routes: From Baltimore, Newark and Washington, D.C., to London
How to book: Search Google Flights, then book directly with the airline
Travel dates: February through May and July through December, with some holiday availability
Book by: As soon as possible

Special thanks to Going for scouting these deals. For $49 a year, the site’s Premium membership offers discounts of up to 90% and comes with a 14-day free trial. The Elite membership also finds premium economy, business-class and first-class deals.

Sample flights

Start your search on Google Flights and filter by business-class options.


Enter your departure airport and browse through the cheapest dates. If you’re flying from EWR, there is some solid availability starting in February with British Airways.


As a passenger in British Airways’ business class, you’ll enjoy a lie-flat bed, two checked bags and priority check-in.


If you’d rather fly with Virgin Atlantic, there are nonstop options from Dulles International Airport.

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Virgin Atlantic offers many of the same business-class perks as British Airways.


If you’re loyal to United, consider flying from Newark on Feb. 27 and returning March 6 for $2,594. As a business-class passenger on United, you can bring two checked bags and select your seat for free, among other perks.


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Bottom line

If your travel dates are flexible, you should easily be able to find discounted business-class flights to London from Baltimore, Newark or Washington, D.C., this year. There is availability in the spring and summer months (excluding June), through the fall and into the holiday season.

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