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There are 14 ways to get from Bologna to London by plane, train, car, car train, bus, bus and ferry, night train or car ferry

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Fly Bologna to London Heathrow  •  5h 3m

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

$97 - $313

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Fly Bologna to London Luton, train  •  5h 34m

  1. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to London Luton (LTN) BLQ - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL

$50 - $233

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Fly Bologna to London Gatwick  •  5h 2m

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

$76 - $328

Fly Bologna to London Stansted  •  5h 28m

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

$61 - $328

Train to Florence, fly to London City  •  5h 41m

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

$115 - $373

Train to Florence, fly to London Gatwick  •  5h 52m

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

$117 - $443

Train to Verona, fly to London Gatwick  •  6h 30m

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

$71 - $331

Train to Milan Linate, fly to London City  •  6h 26m

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

$85 - $353

Train  •  12h 31m

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

$240 - $440

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  16h 6m

  1. Drive from Bologna to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  5. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  6. Drive from Folkestone to London

$458 - $531

Bus, bus and ferry  •  24h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Paris, Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Lille 757 / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria

$131 - $205

Bus  •  27h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Bologna to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London Ouibus

$128 - $225

Train, Thello  •  18h 27m

  1. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova Rv / ...
  2. Take the Thello from Verona to Gare de Lyon 220
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est

$207 - $424

Drive, car ferry  •  15h 29m

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

$235 - $340

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The cheapest way to get from Bologna to London is to fly which costs 50€ - 290€ and takes 5h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to London is to fly which costs 65€ - 290€ and takes 5h 2m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bologna to London. However, there are services departing from Bologna, Bologna and arriving at London Victoria via Paris, Paris and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to London. However, there are services departing from Bologna Centrale and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 31m.

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The distance between Bologna and London is 1153 km.

The best way to get from Bologna to London without a car is to train which takes 12h 31m and costs 200€ - 390€.

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It takes approximately 5h 3m to get from Bologna to London, including transfers.

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

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Bologna to London train services, operated by ItaloTreno, depart from Bologna Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to London is to fly which takes 5h 3m and costs 80€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 390€ and takes 12h 31m, you could also bus, which costs 110€ - 200€ and takes 27h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to London.
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  • Distance: 720.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 3m

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

British Airways, Lufthansa and seven other airlines fly from Bologna to London hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Bologna to London via Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 12h 31m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Florence to London City
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Florence to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Verona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from Milan Linate to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Milan Linate to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Bologna to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from Bologna to London Stansted via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from Bologna to London Stansted via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from Bologna to London Stansted via Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from Bologna to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $210
Flights from Bologna to London Luton via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Florence to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from Milan Linate to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bologna to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Florence to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Florence to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Verona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Florence to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bologna to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Verona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Bologna to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Florence to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Milan Linate to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
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 Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
Train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Verona to Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
12h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bologna, Bologna to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
14h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Lille
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Lille to London Victoria
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bologna to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
16h 39m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 to London
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Bologna to London bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at London Victoria station.

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London is 1h behind Bologna. It is currently 10:15 AM in Bologna and 9:15 AM in London.

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

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British Airways, Alitalia, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 9115+ hotels available in London. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bologna to Bologna Airport is to line 40 bus which takes 13m and costs 1€ - 3€.

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