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Flights from Glasgow to New York with a touch of Iceland

For the best fares and an unparalleled flying experience, choose Icelandair to fly from Glasgow (GLA) to New York (JFK/EWR). Icelandair provides hundreds of hours of movies and music in the in-flight entertainment system, Wi-Fi access on most flights, and a USB power port at every seat to power up your laptop or smartphone. You'll enjoy an easy transit at our Keflavik hub and one of the shortest flying times over the Atlantic.

Choose Icelandair to fly to New York from Scotland. In dazzling NYC, you can marvel at the twinkling lights of Times Square, grab tickets to a Broadway show, shop on posh Fifth Avenue, ride a horse-drawn carriage through Central Park, or wander through galleries and boutiques in SoHo. You can explore the Metropolitan Museum of Art or the American Museum of National History and sample the food of Little Italy, Chinatown, or any of the delightful bistros, delis, and cafes across Manhattan. 

Check Icelandair's tickets from Glasgow (GLA) to New York (JFK/EWR) and plan your vacation now!

Add a stopover in Iceland to your journey!

If flying from Glasgow to New York with Icelandair, why not stopover in Iceland? You could simply change planes and be in and out of the airport in under an hour, but you could also do a stopover on our island for anywhere from 1 to 7 days, at no additional airfare. You will have the opportunity to explore Iceland's natural wonders and enjoy the culture and charming boutiques of Reykjavik.

  • Make fast, easy connections with Icelandair. Our flight network is set up to easily change planes and connect to your onward flight. Flights from Glasgow to New York are scheduled such that stopovers in Iceland are typically between 30 and 60 minutes.
  • Those who are keen to explore not only New York, but also Iceland, can stopover in the land of ice and snow for up to 7 days, without additional airfare.
  • Icelandair flies to JFK, the John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK). Yes, there are some other airports in and around New York City, but if you are flying internationally, most of our flights land at JFK.
  • Icelandair also flies to Newark, NJ, to the Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), which is about 20 minutes from NYC.
  • John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) is 18 miles from Times Square in central New York City.
  • A complimentary warm meal for children is served on all Icelandair flights from the UK to the USA.
  • The personal in-flight entertainment system is available on all flights to New York from Glasgow and it offers a full selection of programming for you and for children too.
  • From New York's central Penn Station, you can access JFK by train using the Long Island Expressway (30 min), or by subway, car, bus, and taxi (30-60 min+ depending on traffic).