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There are 11 ways to get from Ancona to London by plane, train, bus, night bus, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly Ancona to London Heathrow  •  6h 56m

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to London Heathrow (LHR) AOI - LHR

£66 - £368

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Train to Bologna, fly to London Heathrow  •  7h 7m

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
  2. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to London Heathrow (LHR) BLQ - LHR

£46 - £256

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Fly Ancona to London Stansted  •  5h 32m

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to London Stansted (STN) AOI - STN

£51 - £350

Fly Ancona to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 13m

  1. Fly from Ancona (AOI) to London Gatwick (LGW) AOI - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£70 - £286

Train, train to Florence, fly to London City  •  7h 48m

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Fly from Florence (FLR) to London City (LCY) FLR - LCY

£89 - £468

Train  •  14h 33m

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£234 - £571

Bus  •  28h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Ancona to Bologna, Bologna 420 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station

£72 - £88

Night bus, bus  •  29h 25m

  1. Take the night bus from Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Paris, Gallieni 410
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to London 450

£78 - £113

Train, night train  •  22h 45m

  1. Take the train from Ancona to Venezia S. Lucia Fb
  2. Take the night train from Venezia S. Lucia to Paris Gare De Lyon En
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£173 - £473

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  16h 7m

  1. Drive from Ancona to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

£319 - £404

Drive, car ferry  •  17h 19m

  1. Drive from Ancona to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£193 - £319

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The cheapest way to get from Ancona to London is to bus which costs 75€ - 100€ and takes 28h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Ancona to London is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 320€ and takes 5h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ancona to London station. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at London - Victoria Coach Station via Bologna, Bologna and Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 55m.

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No, there is no direct train from Ancona to London. However, there are services departing from Ancona and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 33m.

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The distance between Ancona and London is 841 miles.

The best way to get from Ancona to London without a car is to train which takes 14h 33m and costs 250€ - 650€.

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It takes approximately 6h 56m to get from Ancona to London, including transfers.

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Ancona to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Ancona station.

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Ancona to London train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Ancona station.

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The best way to get from Ancona to London is to fly which takes 6h 56m and costs 70€ - 410€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 250€ - 650€ and takes 14h 33m, you could also bus, which costs 75€ - 100€ and takes 28h 55m.

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  • Distance: 840.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 56m

What companies run services between Ancona, Italy and London, England?

Lufthansa, Air Dolomiti and Eurowings fly from Ancona to London Paddington 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Ancona to London King's Cross via Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 14h 33m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£24 - £420
Flights from Florence to London City
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £850
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Ancona to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £450
Flights from Ancona to London Heathrow via Munich, Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£170 - £850
Flights from Ancona to London Heathrow via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £450
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £430
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £340
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Ancona to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£35 - £350
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£110 - £320
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£90 - £380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Ancona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£60 - £260
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Florence to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£240 - £950
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£16 - £60
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
£16 - £22
Base Standard
£30 - £45
Base Premium
£40 - £60
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£5 - £14
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
£5 - £7
Base Standard
£8 - £11
Base Premium
£9 - £14
Train from Ancona to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£35 - £110
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
£35 - £50
Base Standard
£60 - £85
Base Premium
£75 - £110
Train from Ancona to Venezia S. Lucia
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£25 - £80
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
£25 - £35
Base Standard
£45 - £65
Base Premium
£55 - £80
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
£12 - £18
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
£4 - £7
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Ancona to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£12 - £25
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
£23 - £25
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£5 - £11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
£9 - £11
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£95 - £140
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£95 - £120
1st Class
£110 - £140
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Venezia S. Lucia to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
14h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£45 - £70
Website
Thello
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ancona to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £14
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£45 - £55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
Blablabus
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Night bus from Ancona - Stazione Fs P.Zzale Rosselli to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Baltour
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bologna to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to London
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Calais to Dover
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £45
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£4
2-bed inside cabin
£30 - £45

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There is no direct flight from Ancona Airport to London Heathrow Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 15m and has one stopover.

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Ancona to London bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at London - Victoria Coach Station.

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London is 1h behind Ancona. It is currently 3:49 AM in Ancona and 2:49 AM in London.

Ancona to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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Eurowings, Air Dolomiti and Lufthansa offer flights from Ancona Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 30589+ hotels available in London. Prices start at £75 per night.

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The best way to get from Ancona to Ancona Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 1€ - 4€.

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