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There are 13 ways to get from Cambridge to Italy by plane, train, night train, bus, car, car train 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 London Stansted to Bologna  •  5 h 2 min

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

$49 - $351

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Fly London Stansted to Milan Bergamo  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) STN - BGY

$39 - $249

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Train to London City, fly to Milan Linate  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Milan Linate (LIN) LCY - LIN

$84 - $355

Fly London Stansted to Rome Ciampino  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) STN - CIA

$43 - $280

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Milan Linate  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Milan Linate (LIN) LHR - LIN

$97 - $310

Fly London Stansted to Turin  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Turin (TRN) STN - TRN

$56 - $209

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Milan Linate  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Milan Linate (LIN) LGW - LIN

$78 - $232

Train  •  15 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$303 - $555

Train, night train  •  21 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Est to Dijon Ville Ic
  4. Take the night train from Dijon Ville to Milano Centrale En
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$243 - $533

Bus FlixBus  •  29 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Victoria Coach Station 010
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome

$120 - $204

Bus Eurolines FR  •  34 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Victoria Coach Station 010
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma

$149 - $263

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  19 h 58 min

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

$537 - $642

Drive, car ferry  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Cambridge to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Rome

$290 - $433

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The cheapest way to get from Cambridge to Italy is to fly which costs £29 - £200 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cambridge to Italy is to fly which costs £35 - £270 and takes 5 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cambridge to Italy. However, there are services departing from Cambridge Parkside and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via London, Paris, Paris and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cambridge to Italy. However, there are services departing from Cambridge and arriving at Roma Termini via London St. Pancras International, Paris Est, Dijon Ville and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 16 min.

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The distance between Cambridge and Italy is 886 miles.

The best way to get from Cambridge to Italy without a car is to train which takes 15 h 39 min and costs £230 - £430.

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It takes approximately 5 h 2 min to get from Cambridge to Italy, including transfers.

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Cambridge to Italy bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Cambridge Parkside station.

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Cambridge to Italy train services, operated by Great Northern, depart from Cambridge station.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to Italy is to fly which takes 5 h 2 min and costs £35 - £270. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £230 - £430 and takes 15 h 39 min, you could also bus, which costs £90 - £160 and takes 29 h 39 min.

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Map of how to get from Cambridge to Italy.
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  • Distance: 886.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 2 min

What companies run services between Cambridge, England and Italy?

Ryanair flies from Cambridge to Bologna 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cambridge to Rome via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Milano Porta Garibaldi, Garibaldi Fs, Centrale Fs, and Milano Centrale in around 15 h 39 min.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from London Stansted to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Milan Bergamo via Pescara
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$24 - $240
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Turin
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from London Stansted to Turin via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Turin
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Train operators
Great Northern
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
greatnorthernrail.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Cambridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
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 Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Est to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$75 - $120
Night train from Dijon Ville to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
en.oui.sncf
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Cambridge Parkside to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma
Ave. Duration
21 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Stansted Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Cambridge to Italy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome station.

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Italy is 1 h ahead of Cambridge. It is currently 2:04 PM in Cambridge and 3:04 PM in Italy.

Cambridge to Italy train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Ryanair offers flights from London Stansted Airport to Bologna Airport.

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There are 561+ hotels available in Italy. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cambridge to London Stansted Airport is to train which takes 29 min and costs £9 - £35.

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