Directions from Bologna to London

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Recommended option

Fly Bologna to London Heathrow  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to London Heathrow (LHR) BLQ - LHR

$98 - $313

Cheapest option

Fly Bologna to London Stansted  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to London Stansted (STN) BLQ - STN

$62 - $329

11 alternative options

Fly Bologna to London Gatwick  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to London Gatwick (LGW) BLQ - LGW

$85 - $333

Train to Florence, fly to London City  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to London City (LCY) FLR - LCY

$116 - $374

Train to Milan Linate, fly to London City  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to London City (LCY) LIN - LCY

$85 - $363

Train to Venice, fly to London Gatwick  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
  2. Fly from Venice (VCE) to London Gatwick (LGW) VCE - LGW

$83 - $256

Train to Florence, fly to London Gatwick  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
  2. Fly from Florence (FLR) to London Gatwick (LGW) FLR - LGW

$126 - $448

Train to Verona, fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to London Gatwick (LGW) VRN - LGW

$80 - $344

Train  •  12 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$261 - $475

Bus FlixBus  •  22 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Paris, Paris N521
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to London Ouibus

Bus Eurolines IT  •  26 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bologna Via Pietramellara to London Victoria Station

$100 - $140

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  16 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Bologna to Bietigheim-Bissingen
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  4. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  5. Drive from Folkestone to London

$507 - $645

Drive, car ferry  •  15 h 14 min

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

$236 - $340

Questions & Answers

The distance between Bologna and London is 1153 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bologna to London is to fly which costs 50€ - 280€ and takes 5 h 27 min.

The quickest way to get from Bologna to London is to fly which takes 4 h 57 min and costs 80€ - 270€.

No, there is no direct train from Bologna to London. However, there are services departing from Bologna C.Le and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, Paris Lyon Banlieue and Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 27 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bologna Via Pietramellara and arriving at London Victoria Station. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 26 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Bologna to London, including transfers.

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

British Airways, Air France and six other airlines fly from Bologna to London hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to London via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord RER, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 12 h 27 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Florence to London City
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Milan Linate to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,200
Flights from Venice to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Florence to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Verona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bologna to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Venice to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Florence to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Florence to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Verona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bologna to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Venice to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Venice to London Gatwick via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Venice to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Venice to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Venice to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Venice to London Gatwick via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from Verona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Florence to London City via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Milan Linate to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to London City via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Florence to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Milan Linate to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from Bologna to London Stansted via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from Bologna to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from Bologna to London Stansted via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to London City via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Florence to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Bologna to London Stansted via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from Florence to London City
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia Mestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $20
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Eurostar
Deutsche Bahn
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Paris City Center - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Ferry operators

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