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There are 7 ways to get from East Kilbride to Rome by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly Glasgow to Rome

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Rome (FCO)

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Train to Edinburgh, fly to Rome

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Rome (FCO)

Fly Glasgow to Rome Ciampino

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Rome Ciampino (CIA)

Train to Edinburgh, fly to Rome Ciampino

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Edinburgh Park
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Rome Ciampino (CIA)

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Hamilton, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Rome Tiburtina Bus station

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Rome

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from East Kilbride to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Rome
United Kingdom → Italy
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International entry into Italy from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican

Restricted for: Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe

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Conditions of entry into Italy from United Kingdom

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Greenland, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Isle of Man, Jersey, Martinique, Monaco, Réunion, Svalbard and Jan Mayen and United Kingdom
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Guernsey, Guyana, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Kuwait, Macau, Martinique, Mayotte, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Réunion, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay and Vatican
  • COVID-19 testing required within 72 hours from entering the country
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Monaco and United Kingdom unless other countries have been visited within the past 14 days prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Isle of Man, Israel, Japan, Jersey, Kuwait, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, Peru, Qatar, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Uruguay
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rome is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Rome is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Rome is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Italy.

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Last updated: 15 Jan 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from East Kilbride to Rome is to fly, which costs £50 - £160 and takes 9h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from East Kilbride to Rome is to fly which costs £55 - £170 and takes 7h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East Kilbride station to Rome station. However, there are services departing from East Kilbride, Bus Station and arriving at Rome Tiburtina Bus station via Hamilton, Scotland, London - Victoria Coach Station and Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 58m.

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The distance between East Kilbride and Rome is 1956 km.

The best way to get from East Kilbride to Rome without a car is to bus which takes 39h 58m and costs £110 - £150.

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It takes approximately 7h 22m to get from East Kilbride to Rome, including transfers.

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East Kilbride to Rome bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Hamilton, Scotland station.

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The best way to get from East Kilbride to Rome is to fly which takes 7h 22m and costs £55 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £110 - £150 and takes 39h 58m.

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The quickest flight from Glasgow Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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East Kilbride to Rome bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Map of how to get from East Kilbride to Rome.
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  • Distance: 1955.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 22m

What companies run services between East Kilbride, Scotland and Rome, Italy?

Jet2.com, KLM and four other airlines fly from East Kilbride to Rome every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from East Kilbride to Rome via Hamilton, Bus Station, Hamilton, Scotland, London Victoria Coach Station, London - Victoria Coach Station, Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, and Paris in around 39h 58m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via London City
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €420
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via London City
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Zadar
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€16 - €150
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Palermo
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€16 - €150
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€16 - €150
Flights from Glasgow to Rome Ciampino via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €330
Flights from Glasgow to Rome Ciampino via Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€50 - €330
Flights from Glasgow to Rome Ciampino via Dublin, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
9h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€50 - €330
Flights from Glasgow to Rome Ciampino via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €250
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €280
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome Ciampino via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €400
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€75 - €170
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€75 - €170
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €370
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€140 - €330
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€140 - €330
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from Glasgow to Rome
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €190
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €240
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street Low Level to Edinburgh Park
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €30
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
€10 - €15
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
€23 - €30
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€157
Website
Eurotunnel
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 Hamilton, Scotland to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
National Express
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 London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
Blablabus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€13 - €19
Website
RegioJet
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris Gare de Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €80
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
Ferry operators

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Rome is 1h ahead of East Kilbride. It is currently 2:12 PM in East Kilbride and 3:12 PM in Rome.

Jet2.com, Lufthansa, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Glasgow Airport to Rome Airport.

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