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There are 12 ways to get from La Spezia to London by train, plane, shuttle, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Train to Milan Linate, fly to London Heathrow  •  8h 30m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to London Heathrow (LHR) LIN - LHR

£60 - £306

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Train to Genoa, fly to London Stansted  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Brignole
  2. Fly from Genoa (GOA) to London Stansted (STN) GOA - STN

£44 - £217

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Train to Pisa, fly to London Stansted  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
  2. Fly from Pisa (PSA) to London Stansted (STN) PSA - STN

£79 - £215

Train to Milan Linate, fly to London City  •  8h 28m

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

£157 - £686

Train, train to Florence, fly to London Gatwick  •  7h 42m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze Rifredi
  3. Fly from Florence (FLR) to London Gatwick (LGW) FLR - LGW
  4. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£49 - £502

Train, train to Milan Malpensa, fly to London Luton  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
  3. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to London Luton (LTN) MXP - LTN
  4. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International

£46 - £271

Train to Milan Linate, fly to London Gatwick, train  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale
  2. Fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to London Gatwick (LGW) LIN - LGW
  3. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£53 - £184

Train, shuttle to Bologna, fly to London Stansted  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Parma
  2. Take a shuttle bus from Parma to Bologna Airport
  3. Fly from Bologna (BLQ) to London Stansted (STN) BLQ - STN

£90 - £521

Train  •  14h 45m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Brignole Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Genova Brignole to Torino Lingotto Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£207 - £492

Train, bus  •  29h 26m

  1. Take the train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station

£44 - £90

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  14h 14m

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

£279 - £346

Drive, car ferry  •  16h 3m

  1. Drive from La Spezia to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£213 - £347

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The cheapest way to get from La Spezia to London is to train and bus which costs 50€ - 110€ and takes 29h 26m.

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The fastest way to get from La Spezia to London is to train and fly which takes 7h 14m and costs 90€ - 250€.

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No, there is no direct train from La Spezia to London. However, there are services departing from La Spezia Centrale and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Genova Brignole, Torino Lingotto, Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 45m.

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The distance between La Spezia and London is 692 miles.

The best way to get from La Spezia to London without a car is to train which takes 14h 45m and costs 240€ - 600€.

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It takes approximately 8h 30m to get from La Spezia to London, including transfers.

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La Spezia to London train services, operated by Trenitalia, depart from La Spezia Centrale station.

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The quickest flight from Milan Linate Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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London is 1h behind La Spezia. It is currently 2:15 AM in La Spezia and 1:15 AM in London.

La Spezia to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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Map of how to get from La Spezia to London.
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  • Distance: 692 miles
  • Duration: 8h 30m

What companies run services between La Spezia, Italy and London, England?

You can take a train from La Spezia to London King's Cross via Genova Brignole, Torino Lingotto, Torino Porta Susa, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 14h 45m.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Florence to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Flights from Florence to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£30 - £60
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Pisa to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£29 - £120
Flights from Pisa to London Stansted via Billund
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
£29 - £120
Flights from Bologna to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£9 - £95
Flights from Bologna to London Stansted via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£9 - £95
Flights from Genoa to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
£20 - £150
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £160
Flights from Milan Malpensa to London Luton via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Flights from Milan Linate to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£28 - £130
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Milan Linate to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£55 - £700
Flights from Milan Linate to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £180
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £440
Flights from Milan Linate to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £150
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Milan Linate to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Milan Linate to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £440
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£14 - £120
Train operators
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 La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£12 - £18
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
£12 - £18
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
£5 - £8
Train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
£5 - £8
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £8
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
£5 - £8
Train from Genova Brignole to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£9 - £13
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
£9 - £13
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £9
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
£5 - £9
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 La Spezia Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
£13 - £26
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
£23 - £26
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
£8 - £10
Train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£4 - £10
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
£8 - £10
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Parma
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£7 - £15
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
£13 - £15
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£5 - £11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
£9 - £11
Train from Genova Brignole to Torino Lingotto
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£9 - £19
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
£17 - £19
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£5 - £11
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
£10 - £11
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 La Spezia Centrale to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
£8 - £12
Base Standard
£20 - £27
Base Premium
£25 - £40
Train from Pisa Centrale to Firenze Rifredi
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£8 - £40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
£8 - £12
Base Standard
£20 - £27
Base Premium
£25 - £40
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova Brignole
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
£9 - £12
Base Standard
£21 - £28
Base Premium
£26 - £40
Train from La Spezia Centrale to Genova P.Za Principe
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£9 - £40
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
£9 - £13
Base Standard
£21 - £28
Base Premium
£26 - £40
Trenord

Trenord operates regional and suburban lines throughout Italy’s Lombardy region, including the Malapensa Express from Milan’s Malapensa Airport and local lines around Lake Como and the Italian Lakes. Trenord train tickets can be purchased from machines at any train station and don’t need to be booked in advance.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 02 7249 4494
Email
my-link@trenord.it
Website
trenord.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£3 - £5
Website
Trenord
Malpensa Express
Phone
02 72 49 49 49
Website
malpensaexpress.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Malpensa Aeroporto T.1
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
Malpensa Express
2nd Class
£9 - £14
East Midlands Railways
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
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 Torino Porta Susa to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£90 - £130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£90 - £110
1st Class
£100 - £130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
GoOpti
Phone
+386 1 320 4530
Email
info@goopti.com
Website
goopti.com
Shuttle from Parma to Bologna Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
£25 - £120
Schedules at
goopti.com
Shared
£25 - £27
Private
£60 - £120
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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Genoa - Via Fanti d'Italia to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Blablabus
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £130
Website
dfds.co.uk
Standard Car - Economy
£65 - £130
Standard Car - Flexi
£110 - £150

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