There are 13 ways to get from Bologna to London by plane, train, car, car train, bus or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Bologna to London Heathrow  •  4 h 59 min

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

$98 - $313

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Fly Bologna to London Stansted  •  5 h 27 min

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

$62 - $329

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Fly Bologna to London Gatwick  •  4 h 58 min

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

$77 - $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

$115 - $371

Train to Verona, fly to London Gatwick  •  5 h 52 min

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

$83 - $345

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

$84 - $362

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

$74 - $287

Train to Florence, fly to London Gatwick  •  6 h 7 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

$118 - $446

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

$258 - $468

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  16 h 7 min

  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 to Folkestone
  6. Drive from Folkestone to London

$476 - $558

Bus FlixBus  •  24 h

  1. Take the bus from Bologna, Bologna to Paris, Paris N521
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700 / ...

$110 - $186

Bus Eurolines IT  •  26 h 30 min

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

$100 - $140

Drive, car ferry  •  15 h 29 min

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

$236 - $340

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

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The quickest way to get from Bologna to London is to fly which costs 65€ - 290€ and takes 4 h 58 min.

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

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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 Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 27 min.

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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 12 h 27 min and costs 210€ - 400€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min 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 Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Bologna C.Le station.

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The best way to get from Bologna to London is to fly which takes 4 h 59 min and costs 80€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 210€ - 400€ and takes 12 h 27 min, you could also bus, which costs 90€ - 160€ and takes 24 h.

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Map of how to get from Bologna to London.
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  • Distance: 720.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

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

British Airways, Air France and seven 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 Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, 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
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from Verona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
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
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Bologna to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Verona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
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
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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 Verona to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
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 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 Marseille
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, 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
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 Milan Linate to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
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 Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
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 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bologna to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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

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
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $27
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 Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Mestre Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $190
1st Class
$220 - $320
Train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $80
1st Class
$95 - $130
Eurostar
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.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
14 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

The quickest flight from Bologna Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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Bologna to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at London station.

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London is 1 h behind Bologna. It is currently 9:21 AM in Bologna and 8:21 AM in London.

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

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Brussels Airlines, British Airways, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Bologna Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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Book your Bologna to London bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 8397+ 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 13 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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