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There are 10 ways to get from Dolceacqua to London by train, plane, 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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Train, fly to London City

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to London City (LCY)

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Train, fly to London Heathrow

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to London Heathrow (LHR)

Train, fly to London Gatwick

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to London Gatwick (LGW)
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

Train, fly to London Stansted

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
  2. Fly from Nice (NCE) to London Stansted (STN)

Train

  1. Take the train from Nice Ville to Paris Gare De Lyon
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar

Train via Lyon

  1. Take the train from Nice-Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Ventimiglia to Turin
  2. Take the bus from Torino - Bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris to London Victoria Coach Station

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
  2. Take the bus from Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris Place du Pantheon to London Victoria Green Line Station

Drive, Eurotunnel

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

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Dolceacqua to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London
Italy → United Kingdom
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The cheapest way to get from Dolceacqua to London is to train and bus which costs €55 - €120 and takes 30h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Dolceacqua to London is to train and fly which costs €90 - €700 and takes 7h 3m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Dolceacqua to London station. However, there are services departing from Dolceacqua and arriving at London Victoria Coach Station via Ventimiglia, Torino - Bus station and Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 13m.

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The distance between Dolceacqua and London is 643 miles.

The best way to get from Dolceacqua to London without a car is to train which takes 12h 43m and costs €250 - €600.

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It takes approximately 7h 3m to get from Dolceacqua to London, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Dolceacqua to London is to train which takes 12h 43m and costs €250 - €600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €50 - €100 and takes 27h 13m.

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The quickest flight from Nice Airport to London City Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Dolceacqua to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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Map of how to get from Dolceacqua to London.
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  • Distance: 643.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 3m

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

You can take a train from Dolceacqua to London King's Cross via Ventimiglia, Ventimiglia, Nice Ville, Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Gare du Nord, and Paris Nord in around 12h 43m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dolceacqua to London Victoria via Ventimiglia, Ventimiglia, Turin, Torino - Bus station, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, and Paris in around 27h 13m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nice to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £550
Flights from Nice to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £550
Flights from Nice to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £260
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nice to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £210
Flights from Nice to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £210
Flights from Nice to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £210
Flights from Nice to London Stansted via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nice to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £850
Flights from Nice to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nice to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £390
Flights from Nice to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Nice to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £900
Flights from Nice to London Heathrow via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nice to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £850
Flights from Nice to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £480
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Nice to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£230 - £1,200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nice to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£95 - £290
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Nice to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £460
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Nice to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£30 - £170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Nice to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
£19 - £260
Train operators
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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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Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Ventimiglia to Nice Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £16
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£5 - £8
Rail 1st Class
£10 - £16
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 Nice Ville to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£110 - £170
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£110 - £140
1st Class
£130 - £170
Train from Nice-Ville to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£70 - £95
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£70 - £85
1st Class
£80 - £95
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£80 - £120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£80 - £100
1st Class
£95 - £120
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£95 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£95 - £120
Standard Premier
£140 - £180
Train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£70 - £290
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£250 - £290
Standard
£70 - £90
Standard Premier
£110 - £140
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 Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£8 - £17
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
£15 - £17
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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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 Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
£8 - £12
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 Ventimiglia to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£12 - £45
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
£12 - £16
Base Standard
£25 - £35
Base Premium
£30 - £45
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Ventimiglia to Turin
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£12 - £15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Turin to Paris
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£21 - £26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Torino - Bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£18 - £23
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
Blablabus
Traveleuro
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Paris Gare de Bercy Seine to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£24 - £60
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus from Paris Place du Pantheon to London Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£13 - £18
Website
Union Ivkoni
Ferry operators

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